• Photography 2 - Assignments

      

    Project 5 - Creating Drama and Narrative with Light  - Description/ Notes (1)

     

    Quiz Review on Kahoot - open 3/17-3/20

     

    Quiz #1 on Schoology - 3/21

     

    Project 6 - Bokeh - Description/ Notes

    • Project: Create at least 4 bokeh images. At least 2 should be in camera-created light. You may also use some of the bokeh hacks- selecting image and placing into bokeh, using bokeh on computer screen and placing object in front of it, changing bokeh shape. Grading is based on: quality (exposure, clarity, tonal range), creativity (original solutions, not copying other teams), variety of solutions.
    • Artist: Beautiful Examples
    • Vocab: bokeh, Product Photography
    • Camera Skills: aperture, focal length, manual focus
    • Photoshop Tools: Bokeh Composite, Using Channels to Create a Mask, Bokeh Hack #2
    • Review Notes & Photos: DUE: 3/22
    • Links: Photo Extremist bokeh

     

    Project 7 - Photo retouching (5) and Aging (4) - Description/ Notes (1)

    • Project: We will learn to really use Photoshop tools to fix damaged and unflattering photos, and then use similar tools to create comical photos.
    • Artist: 
    • Vocab: 
    • Camera Skills: 
    • Photoshop Tools: redeye, spot healing, clone, patch, blending modes, color balance, photo filters, masking, curves, levels, crop, automate crop, automate tone, auto color, shadows/highlights, fill>content aware, 
    • DUE: 
    • Review Notes & Photos: DUE: 3/29
    • Links: Damaged Photo Brought to Life

    Week of April 1-5 - Work week to get caught up on edits, past due work, and start final theme

     

     

    Project #14 - Final Project - Theme of Choice - (10% of FINAL AVERAGE, 50% of FINAL EXAM)

    • A Theme of Choice, where you invest thought, research, and time based on an idea that is near and dear to your heart. Create a series of images to express your theme of choice.
    • This may work hand-in-hand with our research project emulation (#4), or other projects of interest throughout the semester.
    • This is a series that will be due and presented either at the art show (May 21) using an artist statement/ interpretation, or the last week of school (June 10-13) as a presentation to peers (video, oral presentation, slideshow, display, etc.)
    • Examples: Project 562Annie Liebovitz- portraiture328 Photo ThemesProject IdeasCreative Photo Ideas

     

    MP#4 

    Project 8 - David Hockney-style Collage (5) - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 
    • Review Notes & Photo(s): DUE: 4/5
    • Links: 

     

    Quiz #2 - 4/4

     

    Project 9 - Life in Color - Monochromatic (2) and Contrasting Colors (2) - Description/ Notes (1)

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 4/18
    • Review Notes: DUE: 4/18
    • Links: 

    Project 10 - Watercolor Effect - Description/ Notes

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    • DUE: 4/18
    • Review Notes: DUE: 4/18
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    Project 11 - Animal, Child Portraiture or Kehinde Wiley-style  - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 5/3
    • Review Notes: DUE: 5/3
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    Project 12 - Art Show Prep (5) and Artist Statement (2) - Description/ Notes

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    • DUE: 5/17
    • Review Notes: DUE: 5/17
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    Quiz #3  - 5/17

     

    Project 13 - Paint Chip Interpretation - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 5/31
    • Review Notes: DUE: 5/31
    • Links: 

    OR* (Villa Portfolio people do both #13 and substitute one for another project)

    Project 13 - Iphoneography - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 5/31
    • Review Notes: DUE: 5/31
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    Final Exam - 6/5

     

    Project 14 - Scavenger Hunt Reboot - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 6/12
    • Review Notes: DUE: 6/13
    • Links: 

    OR

    Project 14 - Video - Portfolio of Work or Film - Description/ Notes

    • Project:
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    • DUE: 6/12
    • Review Notes: DUE: 6/13
    • Links: 

    Interesting Ideas:

    Photo Sequence

    Motion

     

    FINAL EXAM: Multiple Choice (50) (6/5) & Final Project (Project 15) (6/14-including display or presentation)

     

    Sem 3:

    Project 1 - Winter Photography (4 pts) - Description/ Notes (1)

     

    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 (4 pts)
    • Create a cheat sheet (digital or handwritten) that shows the icon and describes each selection tool, as well as keyboard shortcuts (1 pt)
    • DUE; 2/14

     

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

     

    Project 4 - Artist Research (4) 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 (0.5), 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: 3/8
    • Links: Famous Photographers 1, 27 Famous Photographers, More Photographers

     

    Marking Period #1

    Syllabus/ Camera Agreement - DUE Fri 9/7

    Camera Parts and Functions - Basic Test - In Class

    Proj 1 - Scavenger Hunt -  LIST

    • Vocab: focal point, exposure
    • Camera Skills - basic camera parts, proper stance, P mode, clear focus, rule of thirds, unusual angles, 6 tips, ISO
    • Photoshop tools: histogram, cropping (with rule of thirds), proper exposure- adjustment layers: levels, curves, color correction
    • DUE: Thurs 9/20: 25 different photos (no same/similar from team member)(2=image, 2=clear focus, corrected exposure/color)
    • Review Notes: DUE 10/1 

    Proj 2 - Nature Photography - Description

    • Vocab: aperture, depth of field (wide DOF & shallow DOF), focal point, Av, f stop, exposure, panoramic, vertoramic
    • Camera Skills: adjusting aperture and focus, manual focus
    • Photoshop Tools: panorama, vertorama, panoramic planet, selective blur, adjustment layers: b&w, color filter, special effects filters
    • DUE: Fri 10/5: 1) One landscape wide dof 2) One panoramic landscape wide dof 3) One vertoramic landscape wide dof 4) Best nature macro shallow dof 5) Best nature macro wide dof 6) Photoshop Blur effect on one image 7) One Panormaic Planet 8) One High Contrast B&W 9) One color Filter photo 10) One special effect filter image
    • Review Notes: DUE 10/12

    Proj 3 - Portraiture with Lighting - Description/Notes

    • Vocab: 3 point and 4 point lighting system, key light, fill light, back light, background light, underlight, silhouette, high key, low key, chiaroscuro, well lit, green screen
    • Camera Skills: manual lighting techniques, tripod, backdrop use, using aperture and ISO to control lighting
    • Photoshop Tools: adjustment layers: levels, curves, color balance
    • DUE: Fri 10/19: One edited of each: underlight, silhouette, high key, low key, chiaroscuro, well lit, green screen
    • Review Notes: DUE 10/24

    Quiz Review: Notes from Camera Basics & Proj 1 & 2- Mon 10/15

    Quiz #1: Tues 10/16

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

    • Vocab: selective color, desaturation, invert, gradient
    • Camera Skills: use photos from last project
    • Photoshop Tools: adjustment layers, mask, blending modes, opacity, sponge, selection tools, transform, color filter, gradient tool
    • DUE: 10/31
    • Review Notes: 11/2 (write in notes from videos as needed to help you do the techniques)

    Proj 5 - Hi-Speed Photography - Description/Notes

    File Management: Delete unused photos from student folder, convert PSD to jpg if done editing (compresses file size)

    PRINT folder- put at LEAST one photo for print- mount, tag, and hang piece

     

    Project 6 - Motion Sequence - Description/ Notes

    • Series Photo Collage (5 pts), Abstract-Futurism (3 pts), In One Photo (5 pts), gif animation (2 pts)
    • Artist: Eadweard Muybridge
    • Vocab: Sequence, Futurism, Grid, Guidelines, Transform, Maintain Aspect Ratio, Blending Mode, Keyframe, Gif Animation, 
    • Camera Skills: speed setting, Continuous Burst with Self-Timer, tripod use
    • Photoshop Tools: Grid, Guidelines, Transform Tools, Blending modes, Layer Opacity, Motion Timeline, Saving gif files, Image Size, Resolution
    • DUE: 12/19
    • Review Notes: DUE: 12/17
    • Links: Action sequence photography, How toHow to 2, Anton Guilio Bragaglia- FuturismCreate Animated Gif

     

    Quiz #3 - 12/19

     

    Thurs/ Fri: Special Activity: Mini Photo Infinity Cube, Better Explanation

     

    Project 7 - Long Exposure Photography - Description/ Notes

     

    FINAL EXAM REVIEW: Tues 1/22

     

    FINAL EXAM: Wed  1/23

    Finish Long Exposure Photography, Clean student share folders, Display new photos