Digital Photography A
History of Photography & Cameras
1. DUE: Timeline Slides (3+) - 1. Image of photographer, 2. example(s) of his work,, 3. image of a camera from that time period.
2. DUE: Research Paper - Photographer & Camera (see topic sign-up sheet)
3. DUE: Oral presentation - (Mid-Term) Research topic & slides will be presented
4. DUE: QUIZ - Intro to Photography (Slides)
Digital SLR Camera
1. DUE: MOODLE QUIZ - Study parts of the camera diagram.
Photoshop CC Lessons &
Cool Photoshop Effects Lessons
1. DUE: Contact Sheet - Minimum 10 total frames
2. DUE: Two Projects - Two different projects. Both can be Photoshopped or one can be straight photography. See specifics.
3. DUE: Google Slides - Two Slides (Save As: JPEG before putting in slides).
Art Elements & Design Principles
Rule of Thirds
1. DUE: Internet Research - Find examples online that illustrate placing your subject in each of the four corners of the 'nine zone grid' and showing use of the 'Rule of Thirds'. And in contrast to this rule find one more image that shows the 'opposite' (a centered subject). (5 images total) Please label the slides.
2. DUE: Camera Assignment (Google Slides (5)- Four images, each illustrating placement of subject in a different intersection of the Rule of 3rd's. AND one image illustrating the opposite of the rule 'centered'.
3. DUE: Contact Sheet - Turn in all frames you shot for this assignment (minimum 15). Contact sheets are made in Photoshop easily and quick. See directions posted in Moodle.
4. DUE: MOODLE QUIZ - Study 'Rule of 3rds'
LINES: Directional, Structure, & Pattern
1. DUE: Internet Research - Find examples online that illustrate line as your subject: directional, structural, and pattern. Make three (3) Google Slides. Label each one. SAVE in Drive.
2. DUE: Contact Sheet: Shoot minimum fifteen frames (15) that illustrate line as direction, structure, and pattern.
3. DUE: Pick your best image for each line use (direction, structure, pattern) and place in Google slides. Three total (3).
White Balance (WB), What Does It Do?
1. DUE: Contact Sheet - Minimum 10 frames.
2. DUE: Google Slides - Place your five alphabet letters (or numbers) in Google slides. Label each slide.
3. DUE: Group Project - Complete the alphabet by sharing a Google Doc, use a table (5 columns, 6 rows). Each student is to SAVE the Shared file in their Google Drive.
The Exposure Triangle
1. DUE: Introduction to Aperture Worksheet. (this must be finished prior to shooting the camera assignment.
2. DUE: Camera Assignment - Aperture Priority (Google Doc/table)
3. DUE: QUIZ 2 - Aperture, Aperture Priority, Depth of Field
1. DUE: Notes/Introduction to Shutter Speed (article) - Turn in both you and your partner's notes on one Google Doc.
2. DUE: Internet Research - Find examples online that illustrate these shutter speed effects (2 each - freeze, pan, blur). Make three (3) Google Slides put both freeze shots on the same slide, etc.... Label each one. SAVE in Drive.
3. DUE: Contact Sheet: Shoot minimum fifteen frames (15) that illustrate shutter speed effects (freeze, pan, blur).
4. DUE: Pick your best image for each line use (freeze, pan, blur) and place in Google slides. Three total (3).
5. DUE: QUIZ: Shutter, shutter speeds, & techniques.
1. DUE: Camera Assignment (Google Slides 3) - Manual Mode. Turn in three best exposures (not full sets). Include ISO, f-stop, shutter speed, and exposure (-0+)
2. Contact Sheet - PSCS6 PDF file - Show all your bracketed shots (5 sets of 3, - 0 +)
3. DUE: Manual Mode Self-Assessment - Written
Forum (Let's Chat:)
Resources & Links
Test Your Knowledge - Quizzes on Photography
Final Study Guide