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Photography Portrait:

Image Communicates Identity
Changes to due dates will be announced.


Overview: Students will compose a digital photograph that introduces him or her self and communicate who they are.  

Each student will:

  • compose a self-portrait that expresses their identity 
  • write a paragraph introducing him or her self
  • post the image and the paragraph
  • record their statement, insert the recording into the blog



In Class Activity


Day 1

Introduce Project

Introduce portrait examples

Identity worksheet due

Planning Sheet (finish at home)


Planning Sheet- below

portrait and artist statement


Day 2


Review setting camera, taking images

Planning sheet (intro paragraph and plan for photo)



Day 3

Studio time to take images
Insert self-portrait into pp slide

Record  paragraphs using audacity
Practice manipulating images


Day 4


  • Record  paragraphs using audacity.  Turn in file.
  • image and paragraph inserted on global art page on isajourneys

Photos Due
Electronic files, portraits and sound turned in

Day 5

Portrait critique        


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