Photography - Assignments

  • Project 1 - Winter Photography (5 pts) - Description/ Notes

     

    Project #2 - Tutorial - Melon head Using Selection Tools

    • Use the the written tutorial or video tutorial explaining how to use the following selection tools: elliptical marquee, repositioning, drawing a selection from the center, moving, duplication, keyboard shortcut, arrow keys, magic wand, lasso, adding and subtracting, magnetic lasso, transform tools, combining selection tools, cropping (5 pts)
    • Create a cheat sheet (digital or handwritten) that shows the icon and describes each selection tool, as well as keyboard shortcuts
    • DUE: 2/10

     

    Project #3 - HDR (High Dynamic Range) and Sublime Locations - Description/ Notes (1)

     

    Project #4 - Artist Research () and Emulation (1) - Description/ Notes

    • Project: Complete research (see notes) to provide basic biography (1), style (1), artworks (1), biography (0.5), plan for emulation (1), and photo emulation (1).
    • Artist: See Links, Sign up for YOUR artist HERE
    • Vocab: Analysis, Interpretation, style, subject matter, composition, theme, emulation
    • Camera Skills: varies by style chosen
    • Photoshop Tools:  varies by style chosen
    • Emulation DUE: 3/31
    • Links: Famous Photographers 127 Famous PhotographersMore Photographers

     

    Project #5 - Creating Drama and Narrative with Light  - Description/ Notes

     

    Week of April -3 -7 Work week to get caught up on edits, past due work, and finish Independent Work

     

    Independent Choices: Pick Projects to total 25 points – DUE BY

    • David Hockney-style Collage (5 pts- digital, 10 pt – printed photos into collage) - Description/ Notes

    • Alphabet Project and a Word (10 pts)

    • Transformation (5 pts=5 edits)

    • Smoke Photography & Color filters (5 points=5 edits)

    • Futurism (5 points=5 edits)

    • Food Art/ Product Photography/ Recipe (5 points=5 edits)

    • Fantasy/Surrealism (10) (2-5 edits, depending on complexity)

    • Frozen Bubbles (if temperature gets really cold) (5 points=5 edits)

    • All the same shape (example: circle, square, etc) (5 points=5 edits)

    • Photography and Text – see Barbara Kruger (5 points=5 edits)

    • A Day in the Life (5 points=5 edits)

    • Song Interpretation (5 points=5 edits)

    • Photo Product – points depend on complexity: photo album, scrapbook, slideshow, CD Cover, magazine cover, cinemagraph (5-25 pts)

  • Proj 4 - Photoshop Portrait Special Effects Unit for Halloween - Description/Notes

    • Complete the following techniques on our portraits from Project 4. You may use more than one technique per portrait. 1 point each. How-To Teacher Videos

      • Black & White

      • Selective Color

      • Desaturation

      • Vampire Teeth

      • Zombie Skin

      • Color Inversion

      • Green Screen Masking & adding a new background

      • Grunge Filter

      • Distress Brush

      • Grunge Border

      • Color enhance

      • Vignette

    • DUE: 10/31

    • Create a Horror Movie Poster using your best edit combination using text tools (3 Points) - DUE 11/4

    • Review Notes: 11/19 (write in notes from videos as needed to help you do the techniques)