Digital Imaging & Desktop Publishing 35 (S1 2016 & S2 2017)

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

(2015-16 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

Drop Off, Upload, and Share Images, Oh My!

Basic Composition Tips

DSLR vs. Point and Shoot

Beginner Photography (tutorial videos)

Exposure Triangle Demonstrations & Explanations (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed)

Manual photos

Outdoor Photographs

New Photographer Tips

Elements of Composition Project  (rubric: didp_compositionpresentation)

Composition techniques

Portrait photography (Semester 1 major assignment)

Yearbook Cover (Semester 1 major assignment)


Yearbook cover revisions

Yearbook Advertisement

InDesign Postcard

InDesign Brochure