Three Categories – Project Overview
Students are required to;
- choose and photograph three categories of photography in a series
- photograph a minimum of nine images per category.
- make a contact sheet of each category.
- choose either one image from their series or make a collage based on multiple images.
- each final image requires a short summary
- Examples of categories include; portrait (studio and environmental), still life, nature, photojournalism, macro photography, primary or singular colors, a series of body parts, fashion, etc.
Original Photography: (Production)
_____ Part 1: Photograph subject in RAW with Gray Card
_____ Part 1: Use Adobe DNG converted to adjust and correct RAW images
_____ Part 1: Use either natural or artificial lighting
_____ Part 1: Subjects must be in focus or you will be asked to reshoot
_____ Part 1: Save As, DNG and then JPG
_____ Part 1: Retouch JPEG image in background layer copy
Output: (Prepare for Printing)
_____ Part 2: Choose either one final image or make a collage of your best images
_____ Part 2: Final output; crop images 11X14 @ 300 DPI Vertical (unless other arrangements have been discussed with Ms. L)
_____ Part 2: Email flattened JPEG file, keep PSD file on computer
_____ Part 2: Save As > student.name.(name your series).FINAL.JPEG
_____ Part 2: Subject email heading; Three Categories + (name your specific photography)
Written Summary: (Understanding of Media)
_____ Part 3: Written summary in Word, include your name, period and the date
_____ Part 3: Describe in three individual sentences minimum your final image using photographic compositional terms
_____ Part 3: Describe shot details based on camera and lighting settings/set-up. Speak about the photography tools used to create your image
_____ Part 3: Writea personal reflection of your final image
|4 – Excellent work – Met all requirements and handed in work either early or on time – 100%||3 – Good work – Met most requirements and handed in work on time 95 – 85%||2 – Satisfactory – Met few requirements – work handed in late 80 – 70%||1 – Incomplete – Did not meet any set requirements and/or no work was submitted – 65 – 55%|
- _______ Photo: Uses the appropriate semi-automatic and manual camera settings for a given situation
- _______ Photo: Uses a Gray card to set proper exposure
- _______ Photo: Uses a Hand held meter
- _______ Photo: Sets up and shuts down a studio set
- _______ Photo: Sets up and uses Tungsten lighting
- _______ PS: Creating and using layer masks
- _______ PS: Retouching images using the PS retouching tools
- _______ PS: Cropping, resizing and using rulers and guides
- _______ PS: Work in Adobe Camera Raw
- _______ PS: Converting images to black and white
- _______ PS: Scanning images and preparing for output
- _______ PS: Preparing an image for printing
- _______ Social: Working independently in the photo studio
- _______ Social: Critiquing the work of professional, peers and one’s self
- _______ Social: Speaking with Subjects before, during and after a photo shoot
Key Ideas and Details
- RST.9-10.3. Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.
Craft and Structure
- RST.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- RST.9-10.7. Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.