Photography Journal during the photography unit. Turn in 1st & 2nd 9 weeks – Google Classroom
Color Correction – Save the before photo from this webpage in your progress folder and go through the steps for color correction. Don’t do step 11, I want to see your target markers. yournamecolorcorrection.psd
High Pass – Take a photo of yourself or a friend to do this tutorial and save in your progress folder. Do not flatten so that I can see the before & after. Name it yournamehighpasssharpen.psd
Imagenomic – Take a photo in a low light setting and save in your progress folder. Duplicate the photo layer in PS. CTRL+M the layer to lighten it with curves as needed. Watch this video and on the duplicated layer apply a noise reduction. Name it yournamenoise.psd
Silver Efex Pro – Watch this video starting at 5.39 time stamp. There is nothing to turn in here. You will use this Photoshop Plugin when you do your black & white or Sepia assignments.
Read the tips what makes a good photo
Watch photo critique videos and choose a photo to critique from the list.
DD 3 & 4
Read the tips for making a good photo
Do HDR Tutorial Name it yournamehdr.psd
DD3 only - Create a photography problem/solution poster based on one of these problems
11x17 @300 yournamephotoposter.psd
DD 2 & 3
Read through How-To handouts
Shoot to get to know your camera using all dials and settings. Shoot the same scene with each setting on the dial and compare the EXIF Data in the Meta Panel in Bridge to understand the differences.
Processing Photos in Photoshop Steps
You will have 3 copies of every photo.
1. Original JPG 2. PSD 3. Cropped JPG - 8x10 with 300 resolution & save 12 quality
1. Instagram - 5 photos a week using hashtag #snhsphoto
2 Needs Work
All assigned components to the assignment are present.
Half of the assigned components are present.
Not assigned components are present.
|Composition||Shows strong photographic composition Rule of thirds, leading lines, framing, unusual angle, fill the frame||Shows some element of composition, but not strongly||No composition element used|
|Contrast / Lighting||Photograph has strong contrast of blacks & whites or dark colors and light colors||Good contrast but slightly over or under exposed||Poor contrast|
|Cropping||All unwanted areas of the photograph are eliminate||Some unwanted elements in photograph||Recrop photograph|
|Focus||Excellent focus in photograph with no unintended blur||Slightly out of focus||Out of focus|
|Visual Impact/Mood||Photograph creates a dramatic image||Photograph creates a pleasing visual image||Photograph does not give mood or feeling|
|Focal Point||Obvious focal point||Contains focal point but image also contains distractions||No visible focal point|