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How to take Wildlife Photos - Bugs on Flowers

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  1. This BUNDLE contains 10 PowerPoint slideshows teaching students how to use a smartphone to capture wildlife photos: how to frame an image, when to use a flash vs using natural lighting, how to crop a photo and share it online, how to store images in folders on your phone, how to quick launch the ph
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This PowerPoint slideshow shows students how to take wildlife photos using 35 different bugs on flowers pics I took using my smartphone. I explain

  • How to frame an image,
  • How to approach an insect without scaring it away,
  • When to use a flash vs natural lighting,
  • How to crop a photo and share it online,
  • Why backgrounds are blurry,
  • the best time of day for insect photography,
  • How to quick launch the photo app,
  • Using the LCD screen to focus on subjects,
  • Identifying insects using Google,
  • Using your voice to activate the camera shutter,
  • Locating the identification tags on an image,
  • How to use the “motion video” feature for images,
  • How to avoid getting stung or bit,
  • Why windy days aren’t a good day to photograph insects on flowers,
  • and much more...

Use this slideshow in a photography class or to help students include photography in their science or research projects. Your students have smartphones, so teach them to use this tool for instructional purposes. Assign photography projects that require stealth and focus. Start with something simple, insects. This PowerPoint will give your students the tools they need (from someone who does this for a living, me).

Take a look at the Preview to see sample slides. This slideshow is one of a series I created to help students learn how to take wildlife photos with a smartphone:

If you would like more on INSECTS and other BUGS, take a look at these:

Brainstorming About Bugs

Comparing Bugs and Me

Internet Research: Insects, Bugs & Spiders

Science Reports on Insects

Describing Butterflies, Bees & Birds

Describing Bugs (Insects and Spiders)

Descriptive Writing: Butterflies, Birds, Bees and more

Insect Addition

Emergency Lesson Plans: Butterflies and other Insects

Insects and Spiders

Writing about Wildlife

Writing about Insects and Spiders

Write a Paragraph - Bugs

Bugs on Flowers - Descriptive Writing

Beetles and Bugs - Descriptive Writing

Analyzing Wildlife (Snakes, Frogs, Birds, Squirrels and Bugs)

Grasshoppers Unit (Insects)

Noun Flashcards: Bugs (Insects, Spiders, Snails and Worms)

Insects and Spiders (Comparing Game)

PowerPoint slideshows on insects and spiders:

How to Use a Digital Camera - Macrophotography and Insects

Insects and Spiders PowerPoint (Science and Nature)

Total Pages
40 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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