18-19 DD Photography Assignments

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Google Doc Handout of Photo To-Do List

  1. Organizing Folders

    1. Make Photography folder in Progress folder

    2. Make sub folders for each of the assigned photos

    3. Photography Journal Google Doc – Google Classroom – move to Photography folder

  2. Photo Critique

    1. Read the Tips Section of this page.

    2. DD2’s Only Watch 2 photo critique videos from this page.

    3. Choose a photo to critique from these choices 1 2 3 4 5

    4. Answer these critique questions while recording your critique using Screancast-o-Matic

      1. Put the .mp4 video in your TBG folder

  3. Lightroom Lesson Videos

    1. Camera Raw vs JPG

    2. Importing/Organizing Photos - Lessons 2 - 6

    3. 7-Point System - Photo Editing - All Lessons

      1. Copy the Lesson Asset Files to your Progress/Photography folder

      2. S:\Team Drives\01 Murphy DD Common\02 Textbooks\

  4. DD2’s How-to & Get to Know your Camera

    1. Read through How-To Section from this page.

    2. 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.


Photo Assignments
You will have 2-3 copies of every photo.
1. Original JPG   2. PSD if edited in Photoshop  3. Cropped JPG - 8x10 with 300 resolution & save 12 quality

  1. Instagram
    5 photos a week using hashtag #snhsphoto

  2. Group Collage - Adobe Spark

  3. 2 – Life in Motion 1 2 3 4 5
    ###-name-lifeinmotion.jpg      ###-name-lifeinmotion.psd ###-name-lifeinmotion-8x10.jpg

  4. 3 – Doors of…. 1
    Set of at least 3 from a theme
    ###-name-doorsof.jpg      ###-name-doorsof.psd ###-name-doorsof-8x10.jpg

  5. 2 – Light Painting 1 2 3
    ###-name-lightpainting.jpg    ###-name-lightpainting.psd  ###-name-lightpainting-8x10.jpg

  6. 1 – Stop Action Short Movie in Photoshop 1 2 3 4 5 6
    Look up stop motion ideas. Discuss idea/needs with Murphy. Progress/Stop Motion folder. If there are multiple “scenes” put them in separate sequence folders. File names need to be in sequential order.
    Folder named “Stop Action”  name-stopaction.psd name-stopaction.mp4

  7. 1 – Panorama 1 How to   2 Lightroom Lessons 4 & 6   3   4
    ###-name-pano.jpg      ###-name-pano.psd ###-name-pano-8x10.jpg

  8. 2 – Tree Silhouette 1 2 3
    ###-name-silhouette.jpg      ###-name-silhouette.psd ###-name-silhouette-8x10.jpg

  9. 1 – Double Exposure Portrait 1 2 3
    ###-name-doubleexposure.jpg      ###-name-doubleexposure.psd ###-name-doubleexposure-8x10.jpg

  10. 2 – Macro Flower 1 2 3 4 5 6  8
    ###-name-macro.jpg      ###-name-macro.psd ###-name-macro-8x10.jpg

  11. 4 – Studio Portraits 1 2 3 4
    2 Black & White, 2 Color
    ###-name-portrait.jpg    ###-name-portrait.psd ###-name-portrait-8x10.jpg

  12. 2 – Colored Powder Explosion 1 2 3 4 5
    Glove/ball, bat/ball, volleyball, boxing, skateboard, bicycle
    ###-name-coloredpowder.jpg    ###-name-coloredpowder.psd ###-name-coloredpowder-8x10.jpg

 


Photography Rubric

Printable PDF

Photography

6 Excellent

 4 Good

 2 Needs Work

Total

Following Directions

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  
      Total