Digital Literacy Concepts
Framing and Composition - This guide covers the basic principles of image framing and composition and provides photo illustrations of the rule of thirds, headroom, and lead room.
White Balance - This guide explains a camera's white balance and includes a video demonstration of adjusting white balance on the cameras available for checkout at the MRC.
Sound - This guide explains different types of audio recording ranging from interviews to cinema. There are examples of microphone pickup patterns and an explanation of audio recording equipment available at the MRC.
Lighting - This guide covers the basic principles of lighting a subject and includes a video demonstration of a 3 point lighting setup.
Montage - This video guide examines common montage techniques and forms of relational editing widely used in popular cinema.
Digital Literacy Resources - Links to additional resources on teaching media to students, software and equipment guides, fair use and copyright, and public domain media collections.