Unit 2 – Camera Basics

Learning Goals

In this unit, students will …

  • get to know the safety rules and procedures,
  • really learn the basic photography terms,
  • learn how to operate a Digital SLR Camera made by Nikon,
  • understand which types of decision go into taking a photograph,
  • learn how to make decisions to take great photographs that fulfill their purpose.


  1. Safety Rules & Procedures
  2. Photography Keywords
  3. Introduction to Digital Cameras
  4. Using the Nikon D3200
  5. Focusing
  6. Aperture
  7. Shutter Speed
  8. ISO
  9. White Balance

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