17-18 DD Photography Assignments

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  1. Photography Journal during the photography unit. Turn in 1st & 2nd 9 weeks – Google Classroom

  2. DD 2

    1. Tutorials

      1. 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

      2. 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

      3. 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

      4. 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.

    2. Read the tips what makes a good photo

    3. Watch photo critique videos and choose a photo to critique from the list.

    4. Choose a photo to critique from these choices. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

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

  3. DD 3 & 4

    1. Read the tips for making a good photo

    2. Choose a photo to critique from these choices. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

    3. Answer these critique questions while recording your critique using Screancast-o-Matic
      Put the video in your TBG folder

    4. Do HDR Tutorial Name it yournamehdr.psd

    5. DD3 only - Create a photography problem/solution poster based on one of these problems
      11x17 @300 yournamephotoposter.psd

  4. DD 2 & 3

    1. Read through How-To handouts

    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.

    3. 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

Photo Assignments

1. Instagram - 5 photos a week using hashtag #snhsphoto

2.   1 – Split Panel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
###-name-split.jpg    ###-name-split.psd with guides for split   NO 8x10

3.   2 – Music Theme 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
###-name-music.jpg    ###-name-music.psd      ###-name-music-8x10.jpg

4.   2 – Motorized Vehicle 1 2 3 4 5 6
###-name-vehicle.jpg      ###-vehicle-3d.psd      ###-vehicle-3d-8x10.jpg

5.   2 – Sepia antique theme 1 2 3 4 5 6(6:00, 13:27, 17:38) 7 8 9 10
###-name-sepia.jpg      ###-name-sepia.psd      ###-name-sepia-8x10.jpg

6.   2 – Grunge/Decay/Texture 1 2 3 4
###-name-grunge.jpg      ###-name-grunge.psd      ###-name-grunge-5x7.jpg

7.   2 – Soft Moving Water 1 2 3 4 5 6
###-name-water.jpg      ###-name-water.psd      ###-name-water-8x10.jpg

8.   1 – HDR (ask for kelbyone login info) 1 2 3
###-name-hdr.jpg      ###-name-hdr.psd      ###-name-hdr-8x10.jpg

9.   1 – Unique Perspective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
###-name-perspective.jpg      ###-name-perspective.psd      ###-name-perspective-8x10.jpg

10.   2 – Liquid Drip 1  2  3  4  5  6   Macro Info 1 2 3 4
Camera Manual Mode, Shutter 1/250, Aperture f/11, Lens - Manual focus, Flash Manual 1/32
###-name-drip.jpg      ###-name-drip.psd      ###-name-drip-8x10.jpg

11.   2 – Fall Season 1 2 3 4
###-name-fall.jpg      ###-name-fall.psd      ###-name-fall-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