GMD203 Digital Photography

Instructor
BARRY C. ERDELJON
e-mail: barry.erdeljon@marymount.edu
Phone: 703-284-1652

Class meeting times
LEC TU
6:30-9:15P.M. Rowley G215 (Mac lab)

https://commons.marymount.edu

Office Hours
TUE 04:00-06:00PM GAILHAC G106
WED 01:30-02:30PM GAILHAC G106
Other times by appointment.

SYLLABUS

WIX SIGN IN:
https://users.wix.com/signin
REQUIRED TEXTS:
1. National Geographic Photography The Ultimate Field Guides ToThe Landscapes Photography by National Geographic Society
2. National Geographic Photography Field Guide: People and Portraits by National Geographic Society

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
Digital camera or smart phone— students can work in groups and share a camera.
1 or more 32GB USB Drives or larger or portable hard drive

SP21 Student Photographs .SP08 SP09 SP10 SP11 SP12 SP13 SP14 SP15 SP16 SP17 SP18 SP19 .SP20

  DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENTS DUE READINGS
& REPORTS DUE

RELEASE FORMS
Release form
Group release form
Event release sign

CITING PHOTOGRAPHS
How to cite photos

INSPIRATIONAL SITES
1.Adobe Gallery
2. Masters of ....Photography
3. Jay Maisel
4. R. Avedon
5. mocp.org

PHOTOGRPHY NEWS
1.photography.alltop.com/
2.photoeye.com/

PHOTOSHOP HELP
1. Lightroom Tutorials
2. Photoshop tutorials
3. Camera Raw Files
7. Adjusting raw files

REFERENCES
1. Creativepro.com
2. Digital Imaging
3. Photo Links
4. Profotos

RESOURCES; IMAGES,
SOUNDS, VIDEO
http://mudesign.net/resources.html

ONLINE PORTFOLIOS
http://bludomain.com/
Online Galleries
Picasa

iPad iPhone PORTFOLIOS
http://www.foliobook.mobi/
http://ipadportfolioapp.com/
http://www.padfolios.me/info.html


ORDERING PHOTOS
ON the WEB
Collages.net
mpix.com
photoreflect.com

Shutterfly.com

ORDERING PHOTO
BOOKS ON the WEB
Apple.com/ilife/print-products
photo-book-reviews

http://photo-book-review.toptenreviews.com/

PHOTO ESSAYS
1. Time Online
2. Nat. Geographic
3. Life Magazine

BUYING a CAMERA
https://www.dpreview.com
compare/cameras

1/19

Course introduction, syllabus review, required supplies
Planning, composition, framing, lighting, digital darkroom and workflow

16 Mobile Photographers

Setting up your course website:
Use the Wix Gallery template
https://www.wix.com/website-template/view/html/1574#

1. Name your site "Your first and last name"
2. Title your site " Digital Photography Spring 2021"
3. Add the following pages to your website:

1. Inspiration
2. Exercises
4. Gallery reports

Portrait composition: Faces, head & shoulder, full body and close up. 4 classics portrait compositions plus a close up detail

http://photodoto.com/10-portrait-composition-tips-frame-subject-perfectly/

"Don't just stand there – sit, squat, lie down. The angle from which you make a photograph can make a dramatic difference" – People & Portraits - Field Guides pg35.

Due 1/19 In class
Phone camera settings:
1. Turn off auto flash  
2. Turn on camera grid:

iPhone

  1. Launch the Settings app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad.

  2. Tap on Photos & Camera.

  3. Tap the switch next to Grid to turn it on.

Android

  1. Open the Google Camera app and tap the downward-pointing arrow at the top of the screen.

  2. From the resulting popup, tap the gear icon.

  3. Tap Grid Type and then select a grid option of 3 x 3 from the resulting popup.

 


Due 1/19 In class
Phone camera focus and exposure:

iPhone

  1. In the built-in Camera app, tap to set focus.
  2. Then simply swipe up or down to adjust exposure (brightness). Swipe up to make the image brighter, or down to make it darker.

Android

  1. Most new Android smartphones have a built-in manual mode in their stock camera app. 
  2. Between other settings like slow mode, time-lapse, or panorama. Or on the bottom of your screen. Just scroll up, and the professional mode is selected.
1/26

Critique - 12 Portrait Composition Exercise photographs

Gallery report

Marymount Lightroom CC license link

Photographing people

Camera settings:
http://commons.marymount.edu/photography/sensors-and-resolution/

Natural lighting environmental portraits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tin5q2-yPew&playnext=1&list=TLVCgcKVLhKF8

Controlling backgrounds of environmental portraits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWJk9IY4flE

10 Portrait compositional tips

Facebook profile photos

    How to make the Perfect Facebook Profile Picture:http://mudesign.net/photography/profilephoto.html

    Faces of New York: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.
    102107073196735.4429.102099916530784&type=1

    45 funny and creative Facebook profile photoshttp://www.awwwards.com/45-funny-and-creative-facebook-profile-covers.html

RESIZING & ADJUSTING PHOTOGRAPHS:
Windows Photo App Using Windows Photo App
Mac Preview Using Mac Preview
Apple Photos Using Apple Photos
Lightroom CC vs Lightroom Classic
Intro to Lightroom CC

In Lightroom CC Tutorial
1. Adjust image

  1. Import photos - Plus sign in upper left corner or "import" button is at bottom of the window
  2. Click "edit icon"  - top of right sidebar
  3. Click auto at top of editing pane
  4. Use sliders to fine tune your image and/or click on "Presets" bottom of the editing pane and choose a preset.

2. Export your adjusted Lightroom CC image

  1. Under "File" - "Export"
  2. Settings - "Custom"
    1. Long size 3000 px
    2. File naming- Custom Name
    3. Type "adjusted" add name of photo
  3. "Export photo" upper right button
  4. Choose where on your computer to save the photo
  5. Click "Export"

In Photoshop:
1. Under "Image" use any combination of "Auto Tone", Auto Contrast" and/or "Auto Color"

2. In Photoshop under “Image Size” Reduce the “Pixel Dimensions” to 3000 pixels or less for the largest dimension of your image - Make sure "Resample" has a check mark next to it - and click “Ok”.

3. Under “File” select “Save as” then select where on your computer or external hard drive you want to save the image - then:

  1. In top of pop-up window add “sized" and/or the subject of the photo to your file name.
  2. Select where you want the file saved
  3. Select “JPEG" then select "High”
  4. Click “Save”


Due 1/26
1. Purchase supplies & textbook 
2. If you will be using a DSL camera: List each of your cameras Image Qulaity Setings on your course Wix site on the exercise page:

  1. For each Image Quality setting: list the file size and pixel dimensions. (For example: Image quality L = 24M (megapixels), 7.5MB file size, 6000 x 4000 pixels

3. Portrait composition exercise
Take 12 total photos:
At eye-level.

  1. Head and shoulders - top of head/hair cut off
  2. Full figure – showing head-to-toe of the individual
  3. Closeup of face - top of head/hair and chin cut off
  4. Hands and or feet
  5. A portion of a person 
  6. Person with meaningful backgrounds:
  7. 2/3rds the person - 
    and 1/3rd the background
  8. 1/3rd the person - 
    and 2/3rds the background
  9. Intimate portrait
  10. Person and graphic element

Two portraits that capture the mood of the person - serious, contemplative, surprised, happy etc.:
11. Mood portrait 1
12. Mood portrait 2

4. Add the 12 photos to your Wix website:

    1. On the page "Exercises"
    2. Titled: "Portrait Composition Exercise." 
    3. Under each photo type which assigned photo it is (head and shoulder ect.)

Instructions for uploading photos to Wix website: Uploading photos to your Wix site

 

Due 1/26
1. Read "Five minutes with" and post the photographers name and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"

2. Field Guide: People & Portraits chapters:

  1. Composition
  2. Lighting
  3. Portraits

Due 2/9
1. Portrait gallery report:
Posted to your course website on the page "Gallery Reports"
Link to assignment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2/2

Critique - Portrait Composition Exercise

Portrait lighting: Using reflectors
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QT2XTvuyQms

Video - 9 photo composition tips

Lightroom adjusting ligthing, white balance, color saturation Ligjhtroom tutorial


Due 2/2 Facebook Photos
1. Nine Facebook profile photos of a classmate
Added to the page "Facebook Photos" on your course website

  1. 3 Face - possible profile photos
  2. 3 Head and shoulder - possible profile photo or feature photo
  3. 3 Full length - possible feature photo

2. Adjust the 9 photos as needed:
instructions link to how to

Due 2/2 - in class
3.
Insert photos into Facebook template: template
4. Add a page "Facebook Photos" on your Wix website
5. Add the Facebook template with your photos in the template to the page
6. Under the Facebook template add your additional assigned photos

Instructions for uploading photos to Wix website: Uploading photos to your Wix site

 

Due 2/2
1. Read "Five minutes with" and post the photographers name and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"

2. Read the following three articles and explain how each article will effect how you take photographs of people in the future. Type written 1-3 total paragraphs max. Posted on your website under the link "Readings" Link to article

Due 2/9
1. Portrait gallery report:
Posted to your course website on the page "Gallery reports"
Link to assignment



2/9

Discuss gallery reports

Critique - Portrait lighting exercise

Human Interest Photographic essay

Telling a story with photographs - the photographic essay - definition and tips

5 +2 types of shots: - 5 types of photos

  1. Shot one: scene setter
  2. Shot two: The medium shot
  3. Shot three: The portrait
  4. Shot four: Capturing detail
  5. Shot five: Capturing action
  6. Shot six: Closeups/details
  7. Shot seven: Creative shot

Effective photographic essays include:

  1. Symbols
  2. Abstractions
  3. Variety of camera angles
  4. Variety of lighting
  5. Emotional images viewers can relate to

People and places in our life: http://time.com/3764198/lifes-first-ever-cover-story-building-the-fort-peck-dam-

People involved in an event: https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/02/photos-oakland-teacher-strike-protest/

A trip: https://savingplaces.org/stories/photo-essay-take-a-trip-down-route-66#.XJl_3i2ZPOQ

An object with many different versions: https://www.fastcompany.com/90151612/the-desks-of-top-creatives-prove-that-offline-workspaces-still-matter

Due 2/9 Portrait lighting exercise

15 labeled portrait photographs
: added to your class website under "Exercises" Titled: Portrait Lighting Exercise

Use rule of thirds in all photos

No squinting and no heavy shadows covering the eyes

1. 5 photos - outdoor informal portraits.
One each of the following:

1. In open shade
2. Back-lit on a sunny day - hair glow
3. Golden hour - hour before sunset or after sunrise
4. Mid-day on a sunny day
5. Dusk or dawn
6. At night under street light or car headlights, cigarette lighter etc.

2. 5 photos - indoor informal portraits. One each of the following:

1. Using window side "Rembrandt" lighting
2. Using window back light
3. Using window light plus a lamp
4. Using just a lamp
5. Using florescent overhead lighting

3. 5 photos - indoor & outdoor informal portraits including backgrounds.
One each of the following

1. Cloudy, foggy, sleet, snow or rainy day or bathroom shower steam
2. Looking through a closed window or screen-door
3. Unusual camera angle
4. 2nd unusual camera angle
5. Surprise - unexpected photo

4. Auto adjust the 15 photos as needed: instructions

5. Add the 15 photos to your Wix website

    1. On the page "Exercises"
    2. Titled: "Portrait Lighting Exercise." 
    3. Under each photo type which assigned photo it is (open shade ect.)

Instructions for uploading photos to Wix website: Uploading photos to your Wix site


Due 2/9
1. Portrait gallery report:
Posted to your course website on the page "Gallery report"
Link to assignment


2. Read "Five minutes with" and post the photographers name and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"

3. Read Field Guide: People & Portraits chapters:

  1. People in Action
  2. Familiar Subjects
2/16

Critique - work-in-progress Human Interest Photographic Essay photos

Photography on the go and Lightroom.
Adobe Lightroom Photo Editor iOS
Import photos in Lightroom for mobile (iOS)

Making basic portrait edits with Lightroom CC
Improve a portrait with Lightroom CC
Adjust and sizing photos: Instructions

In Lightroom Classic
1. Adjust photo

  1. Import photos - Quick Develop - Library - Tone Control Auto or choose a Preset
  2. Click Tone Control buttons as needed
  3. In Develop - Use sliders to fine tune your image

In Lightroom Classic
1. Size photo

  1. Choose Cropping tool
  2. Aspect - choose 16 x 9
  3. Move cropping grid to desired part of photo
  4. Return key to crop

2. Export your adjusted Lightroom Classic photo for use on the web

  1. Under "File" - "Export"
    1. Export Location
      1. Export to: Choose Specific folder
      2. Choose your desired folder
    2. File name
      1. Check Rename - choose Custom Name
      2. Type file name
    3. File Settings
      1. Image Format: choose JPEG
      2. Quality slider - set at 60
    4. Image sizing
      1. Check resize to Fit: choose Long Edge
      2. Check Don't Enlarge
      3. pixels - 1920
      4. Resolution 72 pixels per inch
    5. Click Export

Due 2/16 Human Interest Photographic essay

1. Add a new page to your course website "Photo Essay"

2. Add a proposed magazine article headline for your photo essay to the top of the page

2. Add a written description of your specific essay topic i.e.. student: athlete; artist; designer; RA; religious student; worship; dorm life... under the magazie article title

3. Add copies of three completed essay scouting reports for 3 different specific and related locations. (can be handwritten and photographed) Using this scouting_reports template. Use the template 3 times. Once for each of 3 locations.

4. Begin photographing your Human Interest Photographic Essay


Due 2/16
1. Read "Five minutes with" and post the photographers name and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"

2. Read Field Guide: People & Portraits chapters:

  1. Street Photography
  2. Useful Information
2/23

Work-flow - back up original files, adjust backup files, backup adjusted file, copy adjusted backup files to reformat and size.

Human Interest Photographic essay

Wix slideshows Instructions

Due Start of class

  1. Create a folder named "your full name human interest"
  2. In the folder create each of the following 7 subfolders:
    1. Shot one: scenes
    2. Shot two: medium
    3. Shot three: portrait
    4. Shot four: detail
    5. Shot five: action
    6. Shot six: details
    7. Shot seven: creative
  3. Add at least 5 of your photos to each of the appropriate sub-folders
  4. Upload your "your full name human interest" to the course Google-drive

Due by end of class

  1. Add a new page to your course website titled "Name of your photo essay"
  2. Add a Gallery-Slider to the page
  3. Add one photo from each of the following categories (7 total photos) to the sideshow.
      1. Shot one: scene setter
      2. Shot two: The medium shot
      3. Shot three: The portrait
      4. Shot four: Capturing detail
      5. Shot five: Capturing action
      6. Shot six: Closeups/details
      7. Shot seven: Creative shot
  4. Add 5 more photos of your choice from any category
  5. Add your essay title as the title to the sideshow
  6. Give each photo a relevant title and add 1-3 sentence storytelling descriptions to each of your 12 photographs

Due 2/23 Human Interest Photographic essay
Bring original photo files to class - no need to upload any photos to your website.

Take at least five each (35 photographs) of the following:
Horizontal/landscape photos only!

  1. Shot one: scene setter
  2. Shot two: The medium shot
  3. Shot three: The portrait
  4. Shot four: Capturing detail
  5. Shot five: Capturing action
  6. Shot six: Closeups/details
  7. Shot seven: Creative shot

Each photo needs to:

  1. Be emotionally engaging with strong symbolism
  2. Use the rule of thirds
  3. Use different camera angles
  4. Have different sources and direction of lighting
  5. Capture gestures i.e.. tilt of the head, natural poses
  6. The EYES need to be visible in the majoirity of the photos


Due 2/23
1. Read "Five minutes with" and post the photographers name and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"

3/2

Critique - final Human Interest Photo Essays

Midterm quiz review
Midterm photo assignment - three best people photos

Environmental/Situational Portrait photographs

Costumes, clothing and or hair styling
Props and or sets/backgrounds
Expressive poses
Expressive gestures
Meaningful expressions
Expressive and visible eyes

Interview questions
Shot list



Due 3/2 - completed Human Interest Photographic essay

  1. Add a new page to your course website titled "Name of your photo essay"
  2. Add a Gallery-Slider to the page
  3. Add one photo from each of the following categories (7 total photos) to the sideshow.
      1. Shot one: scene setter
      2. Shot two: The medium shot
      3. Shot three: The portrait
      4. Shot four: Capturing detail
      5. Shot five: Capturing action
      6. Shot six: Closeups/details
      7. Shot seven: Creative shot
  4. Add 5 more photos of your choice from any category
  5. Add your essay title as the title to the sideshow
  6. Give each photo a relevant title and add 1-3 sentence storytelling descriptions to each of your 12 photographs

Due 3/2
1. Read an article from UPAA Blog and post the title and why you found it inspirational on your course website under the link "Inspirational"


3/9

Midterm:
A. Quiz provided during class time
B. Three best people photos

1. Adjust and resize as necessary each of the 3 photos

2. Create a folder and label it with your full name followed by 3 best photos

3. Put the 3 adjusted resized photos in the folder and upload to the course Google-drive .

4. Create a new page on your course Wix site named "3 best portraits" and add the three photos to the page. Make sure they fill the width of the page.

Due 3/9 - Midterm Photos -
Three of the best photos you have ever taken

1. Take three photos of a person or people that demonstrate everything you have learned this semester including the use of lighting, composition, camera angle, emotional impact

Environmental/Situational Portrait

Posted to your course website on new page "Environmental Portraits"

1.
Name of the person
2. Interest or characteristic you are focusing on

3
. Interview questions
4. Shot list: location, props, costume


Due 3/9

3/16

No class work on Enviromental/Situational Portraits

 


Due 3/16 Environmental/Situational Portrait photos

1. Answers to interview questions posted on your course website on "Environmental Portraits" page

2. Collect props, costumes scout settings

Due 3/16
1. Select a photo essay from nationalgeographic.com/photography/ and explain how this essay effected you emotionally and why? Then explain how lighting, camera angles, and choice of images are being used effectively to tell a story and convey an emotion. Posted on your website under the link "Readings"

3/23

Due Start of class Environmental/Situational Portrait photos

  1. Create a folder named "your full name environmental portraits"
  2. In the folder create each of the following 7 subfolders:
    1. 3 full length
    2. 3 face front
    3. 3 face side and/or profile
    4. 3 head and shoulders
    5. 3 close ups
    6. 3 elements - from setting/location
    7. 6 candid
  3. Upload your "your full name environmental portraits" folder to the course Google-drive

Due in class

  1. Select 6 best environmental/situational portraits
  2. Adjust the 6 best photos as needed
  3. Add to "Environmental Portrait" page on your course website

Interpreted portraits
Lightroom: special effects: colorize, posterize, duotones, filters and lighting

 

 

Due 3/23 Environmental/Situational Portrait photos

1. Take 24 photographs (minimum) each photo has to be on your approved shot list

All photos must be composed using the rule of thirds

  1. Three (3) full length photos (Head to toe) – subject interacting with props and or setting, with location/setting apparent

  2. Three (3) face front view photos fill the frame with the face - ok to crop top or back of head

  3. Three (3) face side view 3/4 or profile photos fill the frame with the face - ok to crop top or back of head

  4. Three (3) head and shoulder photos – with props, costume, and gestures and with location/setting apparent

  5. Three (3) Close up photos – finger or eye or earring or hair bow or etc... something reflective of persons personality

  6. Three (3) photos of elements from the location/setting - for possible use latter in a collage

  7. Six (6) candid photos

Your situational and environmental photographs must include:

  1. Unique settings relevant to the subject's personality
  2. Costumes, clothing and or hair styling
  3. Props and or sets/backgrounds
  4. Meaningful/expressive poses
  5. Meaningful/expressive gestures
  6. Meaningful/expressive expressions
  7. Expressive and visible eyes

Grading criteria will include:

  1. Appropriateness to subjects personality
  2. Composition – rule of thirds or fill the frame
  3. Lighting – natural primary with fill flash and reflected as needed
    Camera angles
  4. Emotional impact


Due 3/23

1. Select a photo essay from https://www.washingtonpost.com/photography/ and explain how this essay effected you emotionally and why? Then explain how lighting, camera angles, and choice of images are being used effectively to tell a story and convey an emotion. Posted on your website under the link "Readings"

3/30

Due Start of class Interpreted portraits

  1. Create a folder named "your full name interpreted portraits"
  2. In the folder add each of your three interpreted photos
  3. Upload your "your full name interpreted portraits" folder to the course Google-drive

Critique Interpreted portraits

Discuss Weekly reading assignmenet - photo essay of your choice

Gallery report- Nature photography

Landscape photography

Landscape composition and lighting: "The Golden Hour", time of day and weather

  1. 9 Composition rules: https://youtu.be/7ZVyNjKSr0M
  2. Time of day: http://photophique.com/golden-hour-landscape-photography-tips/
  3. The weather: https://www.naturettl.com/how-to-take-great-photos-when-weather-bad/
  4. Golden hour: a magical time
  5. Dawn and dusk: Outdoor Photographer

Lightroom making selective edits: radial gradient tool, linear gradient, brush tools, healing brush Lightroom tutorial

Due 3/30 Interpreted portraits

1. Add a magazine article title and subtitle for you Interpreted portraits to a new page on your course website named "Interpreted portraits"

2. Select 3 of your environmental portraits to interpret

 

3. Create 3 Interpreted portrait photos using any combination of: special effects: colorize, posterize, duotones, filters and lighting

 

4. Add your 3 Interpreted portrait photos to your course website on your interpreted portrait page



Due 3/30
1. Select an outstanding photo essay of your choice and provide the link and explain how this essay effected you emotionally and why? Then explain how lighting, camera angles, and choice of images are being used effectively to tell a story and convey an emotion. Posted on your website under the link "Readings"

Due 4/13
2
. Gallery report: Nature photography
Posted to your course website under the link "Gallery report 2"

4/6 No Class - Monday schedule of classes
4/13

Discuss Gallery reports - Nature photographs

Due Start of class 6 emerging spring photographs

  1. Create a folder named "your full name spring 2021"
  2. In the folder add each of your six emerging spring photos
  3. Upload your "your full name spring 2021" folder to the course Google-drive

Emerging spring photographic essay

     


Due 4/13 Due in class
Emerging spring photographic essay

1. Observational shot list from at least 3 locations and several different times of the day

2. Six photos from same location with different lighting and camera angles that best capture emerging spring. Including people is optional.


Due 4/13
1. Read Ultimate Field Guide To: Landscape Photography chapters:

  1. The Landscape Photography
  2. Composition
  3. Using Light Effectively
4/20

Emerging spring photographic essay

Due Start of class

  1. Create a folder named "your full name spring"
  2. In the folder create each of the following 7 subfolders:
    1. 3 dawn or dusk
    2. 5 morning golden hour
    3. 5 midday
    4. 5 evening golden hour
    5. 5 night
    6. 5 bad weather
    7. 5 anytime
  3. Add your photos to each subfolder and upload your "your full name spring" to the course Google-drive

Due by end of class

  1. Choose one photo from each of the following categories to (8 photos) .
      1. 2/3rs foreground 1/3 sky
      2. 1/3 sky 2/3rds foreground
      3. With leading lines
      4. Framed within the photograph
      5. A closeup
      6. A pattern
      7. Shadows
      8. Reflections
  2. Add 4 more photos of your choice from any category for a total of 12 photos
  3. Adjust and resize each of the 12 photos as necessary
  4. Add a new page to your course website titled "Emerging Spring"
  5. Add a gallery/slideshow to the page
  6. Add your 12 adjusted photos to the slideshow
  7. Add your essay title as the title to the slideshow
  8. Add 1-3 sentence story descriptions under each of your 12 photographs



Due 4/20 Emerging spring photographic essay

1. Take 5 photos at each of the following times of day (35 photos):
Shoot all photos horizontal/landscape

  1. Five at Dawn or dusk
  2. Five at Morning Golden Hour - within the hour after sun rises
  3. Five at Midday
  4. Five at Evening Golden Hour - within the hour before sun sets
  5. Five at Night
  6. Five at Bad weather - rain or fog or windy etc.
  7. Five at any time of your choice

2. Photos need to include:

  1. 2/3rs foreground 1/3 sky
  2. 1/3 sky 2/3rds foreground
  3. With leading lines
  4. Framed within the photograph
  5. A closeup
  6. A pattern/texture
  7. Shadows
  8. Reflections
  9. Unusual camera angles

Due 4/20
1. View this slideshow 43 Stunning Landscape Photos and pick your three favorite photos and and explain how they effected you emotionally and why? Then explain how lighting, camera angles, and choice of images are being used effectively to tell a story and convey an emotion. Posted on your website under the link "Readings"

4/27

TBD

Due 4/27 TBD

 
5/4

FINAL EXAM Tuesday May 4th 6:30-9:30 P.M

1. Clean up course website per in class instructions

2. Choose you twelve (12) best photos - 3 each from the following assignments:

  1. Spirit photos
  2. Person(s) photo essay
  3. Enviromentsl portrait
  4. Interpretive portrait
  5. Emerging Spring photo essay
  6. Any 2 photos of your choice

3. Turn in your 12 best photos - to course Google Drive folder

    1. Create a folder and label it with your full name followed by "best photos"
    2. Add your 12 best photos to the folder

4. Best photos taken in class by all students: Review each students Wix site. http://mudesign.net/photography/sp21_urls.html
Choose your three favorite photos based on composition, use of lighting and emotional impact. Photos taken by any student in our class:

  1. Include the name of the photographer and a copy or screen capture of the photo
  2. Any of your own photos can be chosen if you believe they are one of the best for the whole class

Note: Six to ten of the photos chosen most often will be hung in the Bernie's photography gallery

This assignment will not be accepted late!

Due 5/4 In class final

 

 

Have a great summer!