Shot Type Activity 2


Learning objectives: By the end of this activity, you will be able to:

  1. create folders on your C drive and on Google Drive
  2. use a camcorder or DSLR to compose and take pictures using at least 10 standard shot types
  3. transfer media from your camera to your C drive
  4. rename files
  5. upload folders from your C drive to Google Drive
  6. get a shareable link to a folder on Google Drive, and
  7. submit a link to Google Classroom

Step One

Review the shot types viewable via the links below. These links also appear on the main menu at left:

Step Two

Create a folder for this activity within your class folder on the C drive. Name the folder shot_types2 or something similar. You will be saving your shots to this folder.

Step Three

Using a camera provided by your instructor, or your phone if you have permission on file, plan and take pictures using at least 10 different shot types.

Step Four

Using a usb cable or card reader, copy your pictures to the folder on your C drive you created in Step Two. IMPORTANT: After you have copied your pictures to your C drive, rename each picture with the name of the shot type used.

Step Five

Upload the entire folder you created in Step Two to your class folder on Google Drive. This folder should now contain all the images you took for Step Three.

Step Six

Get a shareable link for the folder you just uploaded to Google Drive and turn in that link on Google Classroom.

How-to Videos

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