– Contact Sheet and importance of…..
-Create a contact sheet of the portrait pictures you took (USE PowerPoint)
What to include:
– 20 pictures of the portraits that you took last week
– There should be no pics of you on your contact sheet – you didn’t take them….your partner did.
– Save the ONE page Google slide and put in turn in folder.
Part 2 –
I want you to take a picture that you have taken and edit it “properly”
1- WK7 Proper edit picture (Minor edits)
2 – WK7 Crazy picture (Major Edits….have fun)
Turn in to Google drive folder
Tuesday – WK6 Mona Lisa
Article: Mona Lisa and Great Portraits What are portraits?
Answer these questions: WK6 Mona Lisa
What do you see in this famous painting that could teach us about photography?
How would you setup a portrait of someone if you were asked to do so?
(The following questions are from the reading…)
What is pyramidal composition – Why give their hands something to lean on? What are the different ways to use the background?
What does a shadow do?
What is the take home message on clothing?
What is thought to be missing from the Mona Lisa?
How does it affect framing?
Photoshop Practice Turn in as – WK6 Photoshop Practice
Thursday – PICTURE DAY! Go outside and take portrait pictures:
Participate in discussion about what portrait photography tells us
Take between 20-30 pictures exploring the idea of portraits
Download and edit pictures-ALL pictures should be edited for quality and technique in Photoshop.
MAKE SURE YOU GET THE PICS TAKEN OF YOU ALSO…..
Part 1 –
Edit and turn in pictures
Edit and Post three pictures to blog post(Medium size picture please):Week 6 three portraits
Post your BEST overall photo as well medium size: Week 6 Best Portrait
Part 2 –
I want you to take a picture of you and edit two pictures…..
1- WK6 Regular picture (Minor edits)
2 – WK6 Crazy picture (Major Edits….have fun)
Post both as labeled
Friday – (No School)
Download photos intro
Take Pics of Composition Techniques = WK5 Technique Photos
Take Pics outside – Ideally you would take between 30-50 pictures in the 35 minutes that we are outside.)
Download and edit your top photos (ALL PHOTOS POSTED THE REST OF THE SEMESTER SHOULD BE EDITED
– Post and label one picture for: (WK5 Techniques)
Rule of Thirds, Lighting, Informal/Formal Balance, Grouping, Selective Focus, Horizon Line, Leading Line, Framing
WK5 Comp Pics
Using Google Slide or Photoshop(Save as a jpg) – Create a collage showing the different composition techniques: 2 Photos per technique
Rule of Thirds, Lighting, Informal/Formal Balance, Grouping, Selective Focus, Horizon Line, Leading Line, Framing-
Make sure you label what each one represents.
1 Photoshop How To Basics –
2 Photoshop How To Basics 2 Photo Composition:Rule of Thirds-Lighting-Informal/Formal Balance-Grouping-Selective Focus-Horizon Line-Leading Line-Framing
Critique two(2) of your photos that you took in this class when we went out to take pictures:
Photo Critique Of Your Photos (How to)
Please write this in proper paragraph form and post to your blog- (
May need to do 3 if your answers are short – Use the photos that you took for this assignment)
Monday – WK4 Composition
Rule of thirds
W hat rules does it fit and why?
Tuesday– WK4 Composition
Photoshop-practice and Camera Practice
Photoshop practice 2
Thursday-WK 4 Boat Composition
Explain the composition techniques of each picture:
Post as WK4 Boat Composition
1 Elements of Composition in Photography – PDF
Google Classroom –
Wk 3 Focus Assignment #1 (Use this title and post on your blog)
Photography – How do you use it in your world?
Here are some questions:
– What makes a “great” photograph?
– What makes a great photographer
-What is photography?
– What makes a “great” camera?
Nikon Canon JVC Sony
-Tell me about these cameras:
– Is it important to have an expensive camera? Why?
– Does your family own a camera? How many? What brand?
– What type of photographs do you take?
-Do you post photos to Facebook, Instagram, etc.
– What jobs are available for photographers?
Tell me about:
- Internship Opportunities
- Curator Jobs
- Event Photography Jobs
- Architectural Photography
Wk 3 Focus Assignment #1
Remember: You need to write in complete sentences, proper paragraphs and correct spelling. Post to your blog when you are done.
Photography Vocabulary – WK3 Vocab
Photo critique 1 – BLOG
Make sure you can log onto your email account (southsaxons.com)
Log on and look at Google account
User name: student id number (ex: 7654321)
Passsword: student id number with a period at the end (ex: 7654321.)
Students will be prompted to change their password after the first log in.
Google Classroom Question:
WK1 Photography Is…
What is photography to you?
Do you have an camera?
Have you ever used a film camera?
When is the last time you had a picture printed?
When is the last time you posted a picture online?
You may have seen the American Express ad’s before now is your chance to ‘express’ yourself. In our introduction assignment you will be asked to introduce yourself. Below are two advertisements.
Study how they capture themselves.
What props are they using?
Do the images look candid or posed?
How can you express who you are through one photographic image?
This image of was taken by a famous photographer named Annie Leibovitz.