Digital Photography CHS Agenda
Students interested in studying Digital Photography and other related courses should consider Arapahoe Community College’s Computer Graphics Certificate,
Example of former student using portfolio for personal art sales gigs
Show Ms H your Wix Portfolio
Class Reflection End of Year Survey
Johnny Cash Project → Download FLASH to make this work. Select a frame. Show your illustration to Ms H
When you spend a whole bunch of hours working on something for someone else, remember this…
Consider using your Wix Portfolio to show examples of your work and also why you deserve to be paid for your time!
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!! I’ll really miss you all!! --ms h
January 8, 2018 -- WELCOME!!!
First, login to your Jeffco Email.
Second, answer the following.
Third, send an email with both URLs and answer to the question to firstname.lastname@example.org also with the answer to What do you want to learn in this class?
Here’s Ms H’s sample blog, https://hansensclasses.blogspot.com/
If this blog doesn’t work for you, consider using a site at Wix
January 8, 2018: What do you want to learn in this class? Copy the date + question into your google document, then answer the question. You will have a new question every day.
BLOGGER ASSIGNMENT → Create your Artist Bio → Write one paragraph describing who you are (or want to be) as a photographer in this class. Be sure to discuss your style, typical shots, an artist you admire, → Include an image you find online that shows
January 10, 2018 -- What is your ideal camera? Why? What does it do? Insert > Image > from URL on today’s assignment in google docs
Signup for Digital Photo on Remind Remind → Text hansenphot to 81010
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Read the article at https://photographylife.com/what-is-aperture-in-photography. Then list, answers to the following
BLOGGER→ Complete your combined image cutout → Upload to Blogger
Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- Elements of Art, building a common Artist Vocabulary for Digital Photography
Complete Tuesdays’ combined image cutout → Upload to Blogger.
DOWNLOAD LIGHTROOM APP ON YOUR PHONE
Assignment: Color Swap. THEN, Open both the cutout file and your background image
Homework: Take 2 images each day between now and Friday’s Class reflecting something in your own life.
Monday, January 22, 2018 --
Today’s Question: Principles of Design!!!
You all did a great job with this assignment last week. I hadn’t planned on giving this one just yet b/c I wanted to talk about that one but seeing as though I am out today, why not start this one now. I hate being absent but I couldn’t help it today. I have my phone on me, so if you have questions, please send a message through Remind or via reply SMS from Fri
THREE-PART AGENDA ASSIGNMENT TODAY:
PART ONE: Look at the two pictures below...pick one to write about...which elements of art are demonstrated very clearly to the audience? (line, shape, value, form, texture, space, color) What PRINCIPLES of DESIGN (pattern, contrast, emphasis, balance, proportion, harmony, rhythm/movement) do you observe? Screenshot the one you choose and post to your blog with at least 3 COMPLETE sentences...
PART TWO: Principles of Design terms → Define and give ex of each.
7. Rhythm / Movement
PART THREE: Checkin → How are you doing with your Two-Shots-a-Day assignment? Have you kept up? What do you notice about the kinds of images you are taking? Is there a common theme? Do you prefer color or black-and-white? What do you think viewers will notice about this image? What do you hope they will take from this perspective? Include this reflection as your last Google Doc assignment today.
BLOGGER→ Post your best image so far on blogger… then write a one-paragraph description on Blogger describing the 7 Elements Design it follows.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 --
Today’s Question: What kind of camera do you have on your phone? What does it do? What is it capable of? Best Case Scenario, what should you be able to do?
BLOGGER→ Post a small 4 x 4 image collage of your 2-a-day shots for the past week. Then, link to the full size version of your image from google drive (click the image in drive and click “publish to the web” first to get the link you will use in Blogger) We will discuss, Fri
Using the language listed above, what can you say about each artists’ color swap or image cut-out photo on their blog? or Artist Critique of Blogger Cutouts
Friday, January 26, 2018 --
Today’s Question: What
BLOGGER→ Post a small 4 x 4 image collage of your 2-a-day shots for the past IN A TABLE! Then, link the small image to the full sized one in your google drive
Monday, January 29, 2018 --
Today’s Question(s): THREE PARTS →
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 --
Today’s Question(s): What is your favorite aspect of being a Digital Photographer?
Friday, February 2, 2018 -- PHOTO MONTAGE SUBMISSION DAY!
Today’s Question(s): Two Questions
What is a RAW IMAGE?
Paste your RAW images into the table below
Monday, February 5, 2018 -- PHOTO MONTAGE SUBMISSION DAY!
Today’s Question(s): _How do other people’s photos compare to yours? What did you like about them? Write a reflection.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 -- PHOTO MONTAGE SUBMISSION DAY!
Today’s Question(s): Three questions...
Thursday, February 8, 2018 -- PHOTO MONTAGE EDITING DAY!
Today’s Question(s): What did you think after seeing our class’ montages on screen? What feelings do you think the audience will notice? Are there any topics that might be interpreted as difficult or thought-provoking in nature?
Monday, February 12, 2018 -- FOOD PHOTO WEEK
BLOGGER → Post 6 Food Images of some of your favorite shots
HW → Take FOOD Pics this week for Wednesday’s Class Discussion
FRIDAY → In class study of Food Studies. Bring something to share. Bring your fave DSLR or phone camera for photos.
Today’s Question(s): Coffee Jam Reflection (ask Ms H to play it again).
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Happy VALENTINE’s DAY!!
Today’s Question(s): List five features from the video that are new to Photoshop CC 2018 (from the drop 5 days ago)
TIP ? How to airdrop a photo from iPhone to Mac…
Finder > GO > Airdrop > locate your computer to share the file (only works on mac :( )
QOTD → How do you show warmth, tone, or mood in Photoshop? Open PS and create an image you might print / send your Mom (or close friend/relative you care about) today that displays warmth and a caring message. Meme-i-fy it and send it! Reflect… what is your recipient’s response?
BLOGGER → Upload your Valentine or Personalized Meme you’d send to your mom or someone you care about, here
Friday, February 16, 2018 FOOD PHOTO DAY!!!
Today’s Question(s): Upload your best three images of today
On Tuesday, copy and share on your blog
Blogger → What are the best food images to give to a Valentine or show someone you care? Go to www.yelp.com. Find three images that would make you change your order…
NO SCHOOL MONDAY!!!
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Today’s Question(s): A photo of a single trapped atom wins the UK science photography prize. Why was this SO important? Explain
Upload and crop your Foodie Photos from Friday to to Blogger
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Today’s Question(s): What is the difference between the images you shot on Friday with your favorite Foodie Photos from last week?
Cut out ONE item from Friday in PS.
Digital Photo prep you should do for ALL photos
Monday, February 26, 2018
Today’s Question(s): What is “white balance”? How to you adjust “color points” in Photoshop?
Onion Skinning Notes for Photoshop CCt
POST YOUR FOODIE PHOTO to Blogger when Finished with Subject “Foodie Photo”
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Today’s Question(s): One of the most popular functions of Photoshop is using layers and masks. What is a “layer mask”? And how do you make one?
Create own layer mask
NEW PROJECT → Create a layer mask for the “People” folio of People Magazine where you fill the background with text fill of your color. Create a Teen Digital Photography theme for this issue. Then, include at least three images you have taken as part of the cover display. Use the onion-skinning technique we’ve been using to make the background show thru the “People” lettering
Friday, March 2, 2018
Today’s Question(s): Insert two images of People Magazine covers that catch your eye and explain why they stand out to you
Create a layer mask of the folio for People that lets you place different images or colors underneath. Cut out the image you want to feature on your cover
PROJECT → Create your own cover for People Magazine. You select the feature photo. You select the three photo stories
Monday, March 5, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180305: What are Getty Images? Why does this Seattle-based company offer some images for free and others for pay? According to this leading Visual Trends Co report from last year, what is a “color surge?” Why is it important to add contrast to some of your photoshopped images? What will it do for your magazine cover?
Create a layer mask of the folio for People that lets you place different images or colors underneath.
Tigz Rice, a London-based photographer specializes in fashion and boudoir with a vintage aesthetic. She has worked for many major magazines and is an Adobe Community Professional and Wacom Influencer, who also trained in digital illustration before venturing into photography and retouching.
PROJECT → People Magazine
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Introduction of Photo Comps & Photo Mockups
Today’s Question(s) 20180307: 1) Display & discuss 5 of your favorite magazine covers and why you like them. Include the 1985 Nat Geo Afghan Cover as a sixth cover (one of the most famous magazine covers of all time). 2) Why is this 6th cover so famous? What is unusual about the image? How does the IMAGE prompt you to want to find out more? What was Sharbat Gula’s Life Story? What happened to her then and where is she now? THEN, write why you think Your “Look” is or is not important? Does it change when its on a magazine cover? Why? What technology was used to find out what happened to her? 3) How important is the “look” of a cover?
Friday, March 9, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180309: Reflect. What was the most challenging part of creating your People Magazine Cover? Whose cover did you like the best? Why? If you could improve your own, what would you do (even if you don’t know how to do it yet?)
DUE TODAY: Your People Magazine Cover → Post to Blogger
Monday, March 12, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180312: Why would it be important to show an image in the background of text? Or, what can it add to your People Magazine Cover
Clipping Mask, Picture Within a Word Project
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180314: How can contrast be used as a tool when creating your word picture within a picture? What will it do for your image?
Clipping Mask, Picture Within a Word Project
Friday, March 16, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180316: Describe how a word can become an image out of this assignment. How can contrast be used as a tool when creating your word picture within a picture? What will it do for your image? If you need to, you may make reference Catherine’s Hands of Diversity we talked about in class, as an example.
DUE: Clipping Mask, Picture Within a Word Project
Monday, March 19, 2018
Project: Create Photoshop Endangered Species Awareness Collage of your Choosing using only images you find on the internet. NO TEXT
Today’s Question(s) 20180319: Parts of my Endangered Species Awareness Collage
A. My Animal = _______________________________________ Endangered Species do you want to create awareness around?
B. PASTE YOUR Collage HERE and on your blog today.
C. THEN, list your 10 links to your 10 URLs you found online
DUE: Copy and paste A + B + C in an email to email@example.com
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180321: Where can you go over Spring Break to capture Human Emotion candids? When / Where would be a good place to shoot photos? How can you get the photos without people knowing you’re taking them?
BEGIN: All About Me Collage Project
Friday, March 23, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180323: What is a photo comp and how are they used by designers?
DUE: Your Endangered Species Photo Comp (Please POST ON your BLOG)
Ask Ms H to include the PhotoShop Fix App, iPhone → https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobe-photoshop-fix/id1033713849?mt=8
SPRING BREAK ASSIGNMENT:
20 Human Emotion Candids!!!
Monday, April 2, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180402: What does your collage say about you as an artist? Include your answer on your blog
Begin your next project. Directions from the links, below
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180404: Post your dozen candids here for today’s assignment
Select your top three to POST ON your BLOG
Continue Working on your collage / disintegration / frame-within-a-frame / pop art / layer mask blur (if you didn’t finish it) / double exposure / digital illustration / frozen TV shot / presidential campaign / shallow depth of field / album cover Project
Friday, April 6, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180406: For each of the three candid images you posted on your blog, why did you select each as an example of your best work? What feeling did your subject embody? Do you think your viewer will understand that from looking at the image, even if they weren’t there? Why or why not?
Monday, April 9, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180409: What is your favorite project so far and why? 1 paragraph response
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180412:
What is the http://www.thejohnnycashproject.com/? How might this be interesting for your unit on Cartooning or Digital Illustration?
Monday, April 16, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180416: Many of you already completed the Color Wheel. What was the hardest part about that project and why? What made it hard?
April 20, 2018 Day of Service Volunteering Opportunities
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180418: What is the purpose of the Day of Remembrance? Why do we HAVE this day? Why not just cancel school? What does it signify? When people see photos from what Columbine did to Participate in their Community, what does that show to viewers about our Community?
Day of Remembrance! Sign up to Volunteer!!
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1-2-3-4-5-6-7
Today’s Question(s) 20180424: What is Character Design? Many Character Designers also create Model Sheets. What are those? If you had an entire month to finesse your character, do you think you would have enough time to complete several poses? Apply your thinking to real life, how might this be useful work on a team in the Professional Design World?
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180425: M
Will we have school on 4/26?
Friday, April 27, 2018 Day Without Hate
Per 2 starts at 7:30 - Assembly - Per 4 - Per 6
Today’s Question(s) 20180427: M
Monday, April 30, 2018
Today’s Question(s) 20180430: M
Upload the following Projects to BLOGGER →
(completed projects that should be on your blog have a line thru them)
Additional Possible Topics:
View the Exhibit, New York in COLOUR → Shot by various photographers, select at least one image and write the feeling you get when looking at it. How would you desc the photographer’s style? What do you NOT like about it? Why?
4:3 Screens vs Portrait
Rule of Thirds (only ⅓ of our class said they had heard this phrase before)
What is “frame on frame”?
What are your most useful PS tools? Why? Air Brush,Brush,Pencil and Eraser.
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