CSE597F Computational Photography, Spring 2010 Assignment ... CSE597F Computational Photography,
CSE597F Computational Photography, Spring 2010 Assignment ... CSE597F Computational Photography,

CSE597F Computational Photography, Spring 2010 Assignment ... CSE597F Computational Photography,

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  • CSE597FComputationalPhotography,Spring2010Assignment1,dueJan22Thisweekwewouldlikeyoutogetfamiliarwiththebasicsofcontrollingyourcamerainmanualmode,anduploading/postingimagestoourcourseflickrgrouppage.Herearethespecificsofwhatwewouldlikeyoutodo:1)ifyouhaventdonesoalready,getyourselfaflickraccountandjoinourflickrgrouppage.Togetaflickraccount,youwillfirstneedayahooaccount.However,bothyahooandflickraccountsarefree.Onceyouhaveaflickraccount,gotohttp://www.flickr.com/groups/psucompphoto/andclickonJointosendarequesttojoinourgroup.Wewillthenaddyoutothegroupassoonasweseeyourrequest.2)wedlikeyoutotakeatleast6photosthatdemonstratecontrolofcamerazoom,shutterspeedandaperture.Ifyouareanoldhandatphotography,thispartoftheassignmentwillbeveryeasy.Ifyouhaveneverusedyourcamerainanythingotherthanautomodebefore,thefirststepmaybetogetoutyourusermanualandfindoutwheretheshutterandaperturecontrolsare,andhowtousethem!2.1)takeapairofimagesdemonstratingwideanglevsnarrowangleperspectiveeffectsonthesameobject.Anexamplefromthelecturenotesisbelow.Thisisaccomplishedbychangingyourdistancetotheobjectwhilealsochangingzoom.

    2.2)takeapairofimagesdemonstratingfastversusslowshutterspeed.Fastshutterspeedshavetheeffectoffreezingmovingobjectssothattheyappearclearlyintheimage,whileslowshutterspeedsyieldmotionblur.Anexamplefromthelecturenotesisbelow.Slowshutterspeedsarealsousefulfortakingpicturesinlowlightconditions.

  • 2.3)takeapairofimagesdemonstratingwideversusnarrowdepthoffield.Anexamplefromthelecturenotesisshownbelow.Thisisaccomplishedbychangingtheaperturesettingonthecamera.Itisalsoeasiertoobservedepthoffieldeffectsatlongerfocallengths(i.e.athigherzoomvalues).

    Ifyourcamerahasanapertureprioritymodeandshutterprioritymode,youcancertainlyusethoseinsteadoffullymanualmode.Otherwise,infullmanualmode,youwillactuallyhavetochangebothshutterspeedandaperturetogetacorrectexposure(nottoodarkortoobright)foreachoftheselastfourimages.3)Uploadyourphotostoyourflickraccount,andthenpostthemtoourflickrgroup.SeeHowdoIshareaphotowithagroupathttp://www.flickr.com/help/groups/4)Finally,visitourgrouppageoftentolookatandenjoyyourclassmatesphotos.Ifyoulikesomeonesphoto,leavethemacommenttothateffect...itfeelsgreattogetconstructivefeedbackaboutyourphotosfromindividualswithsimilarinterests.Wecanalllearnfromeachotherbylookingat,understanding,andcommentingoneachotherswork.Happyshooting!