At our last meeting, students were
assigned a film camera. The club has a variety of cameras to work with – both
point and shoot and SLRs. Students read their respective camera manual and
learned some of the basics regarding aperture, shutter speed, and camera
They’re currently shooting their
first roll of black and white film. The next big step is getting their film
developed – they’ll need to learn how to use darkroom bags, transfer their film
onto a reel, and properly and safely use developer, fixer, stop bath, and
After the developing process,
students will learn how to use an Epson scanner to scan/digitize their
negatives and, if they choose to, alter their images using any number of photo
Students are planning to volunteer
and take snapshots at this year’s prom. We’re also brainstorming ideas for the
June photo magazine and our first fundraiser.
Photography Club meets the first
Tuesday of every month. Students are looking to add the last Tuesday of
each month as well.
It’s not too late to join. We currently have
eight members. If students are interested in joining, they should see Mr.
Morris in room 213