Week 16

Monday Friday
The Photographer in Me –

This is an open ended assignment.  You may use all the tools at your disposal.  Be creative, have fun and let me see what you know. There are some rules you need to follow:

Part 1
Create a Google Slides presentation
1-Post YOUR five (5) best photographs to the start of your project:

2-What are the photos are about? Where were they taken?

Do the following to EACH shot
3-What is the composition for each shot?:
Rule of thirds
Selective Focus
Leading Lines
Horizon Line
(Be Specific) Most pics will have be an example of multiple shots.
4-What camera did you use on each photo?
5-What is something that you would change in each photo or what could improve?
6-What Photoshop edits did you make on each photo?
7-What was the mood (How does it make you feel) for each picture?

Part 2
This section is about youBe specific:
8-What do the pictures say about you as an artist?
9-What type of pictures do you like to take? Give two photographic example…
10-What are your two more favorite pictures that you have taken this semester? Show the pictures…
11-Are there pictures that you do not like to take?  Why?

Part 3
(Choose TWO – A,B,C,D or E)

A) Create a contact sheet of your best 20 pictures
B) Create a Pinterest page of your photgraphy.. with 15-20 photos featured
C) Photoshop your best two photos and frame for the Marion County Fair
D) Create an Instagram/SnapChat/Facebook post to your account and #SouthPhoto and make sure you let Mr. Eriksen know.
E) Your choice approved by Mr. Eriksen

Part 4
a) Edit and create 2 photos  using Pixlr Editor

b) Edit and create 2 photos  using Pixlr Express

c) Edit and create 2 photos  using Pixlr-o-matic

Part 5

a) What is photography? (Open ended question)


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Week 15

Monday –
WK15 Nolaroid
Use Pixlr-o-matic to create some vintage pictures
Create five (5) Pixlr-o-matic
Post five (5) pictures to Google Classroom


WK15 Pixlr3 
Use Pixlr Editor
 PE Filter  (Use a filter – any)
 PE Old Picture (Use adjustment – Old Photo)
 PE HDR (Use filter- mimic HDR)
 PE Night Vision (Use filter – night vision)
 PE Posterize (Adjustment – posterize)
Create three (3) pictures of your own
Post eight (8) pictures to Google Classroom


Giving Tree Assignment – Take 30-40
Complete Giving Tree Assignment
Edit and post your FIVE(5) best GT photos


Week 14

Monday-pixlr.com –



Finish pixlr.com Projects 1 and 2

WK14 Pixlr 2

WK14 Crazy Creation – Create TWO crazy (school appropriate) creations

WK14 sepia – Create TWO portraits that are in sepia tones

WK14 Artfunckle – Create TWO Andy Warhol pictures.   ——     Effects>Creative>Artfunkle – GC

FREE – Great alternative to Photoshop Gimp

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Week 13

Assignment 1 – Correct Color and Tone – Do all 5 photos

practice pic





Tuesday –

Photo Apps
Search and locate  5 (Five) photography apps and explain what they do.  Post to blog as WK13 Photo Apps




Thursday –
Bring your camera today.
Portrait Assignment

WK 13 Portraits Part 2
Turn one of them into black and white
Edit the background on one to make it blurry (shallow depth of field)
Edit one and change it to a spot color picture

WK13 Portraits – Turn in the three best portraits that you took after you edit them – Due today


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Week 12

Monday –
WK12 Spot/Heal Tools
Red Eye/Healing Tool assignment:
Red Eye Healing and Blemish tool

WK12 Green eye/red eye 
Green eye removal

             Husky-redeye  Shiro_200504-2

Red eye
  Astrid_com_orelhonas-crop  Red-eyes  Severe_red_eye



Watch videos-

Make up work

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Week 11

Monday –
Read article –
Photography Outlook (PDF)
Photography Outlook (Word)
Write a reflection – post to blog WK11 Photography Outlook Reflection
(Paragraph form – Do not just answer the questions)

Ideas to talk about:
What do photographers do?
What is the work environment?
How many photographers are employed?
What training is important
What is the employment outlook?
How much does a photographer make?
What occupations use people with similar artistic talent?


Tuesday –
WK11 View From My Chair – 5 photos (no more or not less)
Go outside and take pictures – WK11 Structures (Buildings)

Edit/Post pics post as WK 11 Structures

Finish Pics and clean up Blog – make up work needs to be turned in.

Photography Exposure

View the last 15 minutes of class – Pics from iPhone 6

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Week 10

Monday –  Thursday
Photographer Research Project


Present Photographer report
Presentation Grade

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