Framing & Composition Scavenger Hunt Activity        Period:____        Group:____        Director:_________

Activity Instructions:

  • You will be taking pictures. You must use a DSLR for this activity.
  • Make sure your camera is on AUTO MODE (Green A+) or NO-FLASH MODE (Crossed out Lightning).
  • For this activity ONLY, mentors will serve as directors and talents.
  • All other roles will be rotated equally among 1st year group members.

Use the following KEY to determine the criteria for each scene:        

R1/3 = Rule of Thirds                VWS = Very Wide                        WS = Wide Shot        

MS = Medium Shot                        MWS = Medium Wide                MCU = Medium Close

CU = Close Up                        ECU = Extreme Close                OTS = Over Shoulder

POV = Point of View                LL = Leading Lines                        REP = Repetition

NF = Natural Frame                        PoW = Parts of Whole                CON = Contrast        

EXA = Extreme Angle                HA = High Angle                        LA = Low Angle

T = Talent                                      2T = 2 Talents

Points

Shot Type

Description of Scene

3

WS

2T giving each other a high five while  in the air.

1

MS, R1/3

T looks like they are thinking deeply.

1

MCU

T looks very surprised.

2

MWS, R1/3

2T eye each other out.

2

CU (hands)

2T in the middle of a handshake.

1

ECU

1T whispering into another T’s ear.

2

OTS, R1/3

2T talking to each other in the hallway.

3

POV

2T in the middle of a handshake.

2

VWS, LL

1T standing, crouching, or crawling in the middle of leading lines.

3

REP, M/CU

T interacting with a repetition of shapes.

2

NF, MS

T hiding.

3

PoW

1 part of something larger.

3

CON, MCU

1T standing against high contrasting colors.

2

EXA

2T hugging or 1T dabbing

              /30

TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE                       MINUS POINTS: ____________________

MINUS

POINTS

-5 points if equipment is endangered                   -5 points if more than 3 pictures in a row have the same Talent

-3 points if caught off-task (each time)                 -5  points if the pictures are not in order

SCORING

GUIDE

25 - 30 = A                19 - 24 = B                14 - 18 = C                9 - 13 = D