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Learning Goal
- Students will be able to take creative portrait photos
Anyone can point a camera at someone and snap a picture. As a photographer, you need to compose, direct, and think critically to capture a creative portrait. Portraits are remembered, snap shots are stuffed in a shoe box. 

In class we will cover 20 guidelines and tips to help your portrait photography. Make sure to ask for permission before you take someone's portrait shot. Also, watch out for distracting backgrounds while you are shooting.

Read over the two articles linked above. Pick a technique, use that technique, add info/example to collaborative page. You will teach your technique to the class.

The Assignment

Practice taking your own portrait shots using this rubric.