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June 8, 2015 – What’s Happening?

Learning Targets:

Homegrocer.com is at the cutting edge of internet E-commerce offering customers a new way of grocery shopping through their computers. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen)

Homegrocer.com is at the cutting edge of internet E-commerce offering customers a new way of grocery shopping through their computers. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen)

June 5, 2015 – What’s Happening?

Learning Targets:

  • I can complete the brainstorm activitiy for the Dream Photo Challenge (not for seniors).
  • I can turn in my photo essay with four photos.
  • I can work on my Final Portfolio Project.

The photographer above, shot this as one of his series, Surrealistic Pillow, where he photographed a ton of his own dreams. Perhaps you could do the same?

For this next photo challenge, you will photograph something that could only happen in a dream. Maybe its the light that’s not quite right, maybe there are hands coming ouf of the walls, or the trees, maybe they have eyes. Maybe everyone’s face is blurred out. However you choose to show a dream like world, take us there.

Brainstorm three possible ideas you have for this photo challenge. Write down one idea on paper and hand it into me at the end of class. Please give me as much visual information as possible.

Dream photos are due in on 6/10.

June 1, 2015 – What’s Happening?

100 life-sized cows will hit the streets of Portland April 1 in

100 life-sized cows will hit the streets of Portland for the street art display “Kows for Kids.” The cows were created by local artists and will be scattered throughout downtown Portland for three months. They will then be auctioned off and proceeds will benefit non-profit organizations for kids. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen)

Learning Targets:

  • I understand the requirements for Album Cover With Line.
  • I know how to manipulate text for my Album Cover With Line photo challenge.
  • I have a resource I can use for how to alter text in photoshop.
  • I understand the requirements for the final portfolio project.

Tasks:

1. Shoot & Edit ONE PHOTO for Album Cover With Line. – Due on Wednesday, 6/3.

2. Check out Today’s Tutorial: Awesome Text Effects for your Album Art Project.

3. Start working on your FINAL PORTFOLIO PROJECT, due for Seniors Tuesday, JUNE 9th. One week later for everyone else.

Extra Credit link:

Weekend Photography

May 29, 2015 – Happy Friday & What’s Happening?

Learning Targets:

  • I understand the requirements for Album Cover With Line.
  • I know how to manipulate text for my Album Cover With Line photo challenge.
  • I have a resource I can use for how to alter text in photoshop.
  • I understand the requirements for the final portfolio project.

Tasks:

1. Look over the requirements for this week’s photo challenge: Album Cover With Line. – Due on Wednesday, 6/3.

2. Check out Today’s Tutorial: Awesome Text Effects for your Album Art Project.

3. Look over the requirements for the FINAL PORTFOLIO PROJECT, due for Seniors Tuesday, JUNE 9th. One week later for everyone else.

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For your Final Exam in this class, you will create a photo Portfolio website, which has the following:

1. A main page with the following:

  • A paragraph with an Artist Statement, a paragraph about your overall style and influences as a photographer

2.  A second page with the following:

  • Your top five favorite photos you took this term.
  • A paragraph on why you chose this image, why it stands out, and what inspired you to take this photograph?
  • The aperture, shutter speed, ISO and Focal length of each.(You can find this information on Flickr)

3. A third page with Your Personal Essay/Photo Journalism piece with five photos.

To create your portfolio, you will be using Weebly  WordPress,Google SitesCrevado, any of these will do.

In Weebly Your SubDomain will be your first name, last name, and something to do with Photography.

Choose the portfolio type of website, and a sub domain of Weebly option.

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Once you are inside, use the above interface to add pictures, pages, text, etc.

OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES ARE HERE AND HERE.

When you have all of the above completed, copy and paste the URL in the comment field below.

FINAL PORTFOLIO PROJECT IS DUE AT THE END OF THE PERIOD ON JUNE 9TH FOR SENIORS. JUNE 16 & 17TH FOR EVERYONE ELSE. NO LATE WORK ON THIS PROJECT WILL BE ACCEPTED.

May 28, 2015 – What’s Happening?

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ONE PERFECT ALBUM COVER THAT USES A LINE, ANY LINE…

How to Make an Impact with your Album Artwork!

http://blog.sonicbids.com/how-to-make-an-impact-with-your-album-artwork

Tutorial: How to Make Album Art in Photoshop.

http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/design-a-conceptual-album-cover-in-photoshop–psd-12627

Top Album Covers Designed by Famous Artists

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/the-top-12-album-covers-designed-by-famous-artists-12696

100 Obscure and Remarkable CD Covers

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/13/100-obscure-and-remarkable-cd-covers/

Animated Album Covers

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/best-animated-album-covers/

AFTER VIEWING THESE TUTORIALS & LINKS, TELL ME WHAT YOU GOT OUT OF EACH LINK OR TUTORIAL YOU VIEWED? WHAT DO YOU STILL NEED TO KNOW AFTER LOOKING AT ALL THIS?

May 27, 2015 – What’s Happening?

THIS WEEK’S PHOTO CHALLENGE: ALBUM COVER WITH LINE

YOUR PHOTO CHALLENGE FOR THIS WEEK IS TO CREATE YOUR OWN CLASSIC ALBUM COVER! Create your own band name, your own font that reflects the name of your made up band. USE ANY KIND OF LINE: Leading Lines, Horizontal Lines, Vertical Lines to create this image.

YOU WILL TURN IN TWO ALBUM COVERS WITH TEXT AND AN INTERESTING USE OF LINE ON OR BEFORE JUNE 3RD.

You will be graded on:

  • 2 album covers, both with an interesting use of line.
  • Use of line adds depth and interest to the photo.
  • Camera techniques: I’ll be looking to see that you incorporate techniques that add interest to your photos (POV, ROT, etc.)
  • Visibility (no blur please!) and editing
  • Employability skills
  • Thinking outside the box

Respond to this post with THREE DIFFERENT IDEAS FOR THIS PHOTO CHALLENGE.

Student Work!