Digital Imaging & Desktop Publishing 35 (S1 2015 & S2 2016)

This course is open to all students who have an interest in learning about how to take better digital photographs and how to plan, design and create a school yearbook. Course concepts include:

– Digital Camera Operation
– Photo Composition
– Advanced Photo Techniques – Photoshop

– Publication Planning
– Publication Layout & Design
– Publication Production (In-Design)

Course Outline: DIDP_outline

Class Flickr Photo Group

(2014-15 group)

(2013-14 group)

Mr. Robson’s Flickr Page


Weekly portfolio – 5 quality images uploaded to Flickr, added to class group

Monthly event coverage

Exploring Great Photos

Shooting Great Photos

DSLR vs. Point and Shoot Cameras

Photographing People

Beginner Photography Tips (tutorial videos & your explanation/demonstrations)

Show that You’re Thankful

Camera Modes

Staff Photos

Exposure Triangle

Composition Research Project

The Power of the Photographer

Portraits *Important

Yearbook Cover design *Important

Yearbook cover modifications

Yearbook advertisement

InDesign questions

InDesign Creating a Document

InDesign Managing Pages

T3 Major Assignment: Photography Magazine (DUE April 15 at the latest!)

Yearbook Page Design (**Important**)

MAJOR PROJECT: Finished Yearbook Pages!