Photography is the heart of a yearbook. Photographs tell stories that are furthered explained in the captions. Photographs capture laughter, hope, fear.
Before we create a yearbook in Google Slides, let's focus on taking quality photographs. I have collected a playlist of YouTube videos and websites to teach this subject.
Take notes and then take out your smartphone or digital camera to practice the skills that you have learned.
- What Makes a Great Picture | National Geographic
- Rules of Thirds and Framing by Erin Slifer
- How to use the rule of thirds (for compositions) by CINEMATICJ
- Man vs. Camera: How to take great shots with even a point-and-shoot by The Verge
- 10 PRO Tips for Smartphone Photography by Worthashott
- Yearbook Photography Tips by JC3Studios
- How to Pose Friends Who Aren't Models (Portrait Photography)
- 10 Tips to INSTANTLY Take Your Photos from BASIC to BOSS by Mango Street
- Photography Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Direct Sunlight by Cole's Classroom
- Rule of thirds by Darren Rowse
- Checklist – 7 Prompts to Help you Pause and Take Better Photos by Kav Dadfar
- 3 Tips to Help You Diversify Your Photos and Tell a Better Story by Paul Fontanelli
- The Complete Guide to Yearbook Photography – 24 Yearbook Photo Tips You Don’t Want to Miss
- 20 Tips for Getting People to Smile in Photos by Suzi Pratt
- 5 Incredibly Easy Photography Tricks for Better Yearbook Design by TreeRing
- Top 10 Lighting Facts Beginner Photographers Need to Know by Photography Talk
- Photography Composition: The Definitive Guide by Anton Gorlin
- Stuck in Customs by Trey Ratcliff
- MattK by Matt Kloskowski
- Scott Kelby
Before you can share those photos you just took with your new skills, you must make a decision of where to store them.
Updated October 3, 2020.