Photo 2

 
In-Class Assignments 

Fri. 1/29

Final Reflection
Clean out portfolio slots

Thurs. 1/28
Abstract Photos due - print contact sheets, share, print 2 & matt

Tues. 1/26
Junior to YPAC

Mon. 1/25
Darkroom work

Fri. 1/22
Give feedback on Abstract Photos
Last Photographing Assignment:
  • Due, beginning of class, Thursday, 1/28: Shoot at least 60 abstract photos, use mirrors and/or glass with at least 30;
  • Post favorite 4 on blog post;
  • Using at least 5-6 complete and thoughtful sentences, write a paragraph describing your successes and challenges.
Work in darkroom

Thurs. 1/21
  • Debrief Hunger videos premier
  • Hector Hebert Award
Tues. 1/19
Premier showing of Hunger Documentaries in YPAC
Thurs. 1/14
  • Export movies, put on flash drive
  • Put Hunger Documentaries in the shared google folder
  • Post on Vimeo, link from blog to Vimeo, include a photo and short description on the blog post
  • Put examples of various assignment in google shared folders
  • Share practice abstract photos and offer feedback
Tues. 1/12
  • Review Abstract Photography
  • Begin photographing, Abstract Photography
  • Finalize Hunger Documentary by Thurs. 1/14, beginning of class
Mon. 1/11
  • Watch Hunger Documentaries and provide feedback
Fri. 1/8
  • Biweekly photographs, #8 due today; print and pass in contact sheets;
  • Make final adjustments on the Hunger Documentaries and complete the rubric & blog post
  • Complete the  Abstract Photography blog post by the beginning of class on Monday, 1/12

Tues. 1/5

Mon. 1/4
Choose a date for presenting

Mon. 12/21
Mon., Tues., & Thurs: 12/14-12/17
Due: Tues. 12/15
  • Portland Interviews reflection, blog post
  • GSFB reflection, blog post
Describe your experience and include photos

Fri. 12/11

Thurs. 12/10

Mon. 12/7
Field trip to Good Shepherd Food Bank, Auburn, 9:30am - 12:15pm

Fri. 12/4
Thurs. 12/3
Field trip to Portland, 9:30am - 11:30pm

Tues. 12/1

Mon. 11/30
Discuss CORNERSTONE: documentary purpose and details

Tues. 11/24
Movie: The Irena Sendler Story

Mon. 11/23
Darkroom work
Fri. 11/20
  • Biweekly #5 due today - Share contact sheets and print 2
  • Debrief field trip;
  • Discuss documentary purpose and details
  • Review darkroom blog posts
Thurs. 11/19
Wayside Food Kitchen Field Trip

Tues. 11/17
Print the permission slip that I sent and return it to me tomorrow, Wed. 11/18
Next bi-weekly assignment due: Fri. 11/20
Complete "Day 2" on the following: 
Mon. 11/16
Thurs. 11/12 & Fri. 11/13
  • Darkroom work
Tues. 11/10
  • Brainstorm ideas for more photos for documentary.
  • Begin looking at unsung heroes: John van Hengel, Cecil Jackson-Cole, Joe Mitty
Mon. 11/9
Show, “The Irena Sendler Project Documentary: Life in a Jar”. This documentary tells the story of a Catholic social worker who saved the lives of 2500 Jewish children during the Holocaust and the U.S. students who discovered her unknown story decades later.
Fri. 11/6
  • Darkroom work
Thurs. 11/5
  • Finish and hang posters for cereal drive
  • Biweekly Photos, #4 due today, share and discuss
  • Print and matt 2 photos
Tues. 11/3

Mon. 11/2
Fri. 10/30
Review darkroom process & finish making contact sheets

Thurs. 10/29
Blog Post, "Wayside Food Pantry Visit"
  • Using at least 3 well-developed, thoughtful paragraphs, accompanied by photographs, explain what you learned, what questions you still may have, and where this information might take you (in terms of your project) from Tuesday's visit.
Work on Hunger video for all school assembly, using the shared google presentation.

Tues. 10/27
Field Trip to Wayside Food Kitchen
Mon. 10/26
Review darkroom process & make contact sheets

Fri. 10/23
Blog Post, "Yarmouth Food Pantry Visit"
  • Using at least 3 well-developed, thoughtful paragraphs, accompanied by photographs, explain what you learned, what questions you still may have, and where this information might take you (in terms of your project) from yesterday's visit.
Thurs. 10/22
  • Field trip to Yarmouth Food Pantry
Tues. 10/20
  • Debrief Sue Rowe's presentation and prepare for Thursday's field trip
  • Cut film
Mon. 10/19
  • Process film
Fri. 10/16
  • Roll film for processing
Thurs. 10/15
  • Sue Rowe, guest speaker from Yarmouth Food Pantry to class
  • Reflection, blog post, titled, "Yarmouth Food Pantry" - include highlights/things to remember
Tues. 10/13
Thurs. 10/8
  • Biweekly photos, #2 due, share
  • Photograph personal objects with film cameras
Tues. 10/6
  • Cut film.
  • Photograph personal objects and hands during class.
Mon. 10/5
  • Process film in class
Fri. 10/2
  • Roll film on reels, ready to process
  • Intro to processing film
Thurs. 10/1
Goal: Shoot 2 rolls of film by the end of class on Fri. 10/2
  • Photograph using Film Cameras
  • Review settings and light meters
Tues. 9/29
  • Discuss digital images, hands with emotion
  • Print DOF & Motion images
  • Test film cameras
Mon. 9/28
Digital images:  Hands with Emotion
Due Tues. 9/29
Contact sheet: hands with emotion, 40 digital images

Fri. 9/25
Depth of Field and Motion
Contact Sheet: At least 40 examples of shallow and deep DOF and blurred and frozen motion
Be prepared to specifically explain each strategy

Thurs. 9/24
  • Review DOF and Motion
  • Preview Hands with Emotion
  • Photograph during class, practicing each strategy
  • Bring in object for "Hands Assignment"
Tues. 9/22
Depth of Field and Motion review - 
  • explain in writing, each of the four strategies on a google doc. include 2 strong examples of each strategy.
  • Print, pass around the table. Using a different colored pencil, each student will agree, disagree, or question classmates responses.
  • Debrief as a class.
Mon. 9/20
  • Discuss blog post and assignment #1
  • Discuss depth of field and motion
  • Practice shooting using manual settings in class
  • Reminder: Cornerstone: Manual Camera Settings:
    Depth of Field and Motion due Friday, 9/25.
Fri. 9/18
  • Print contact sheets
  • Write your name at the top and the assignment you completed, 
  • Pass around for feedback.
  • Grade and Pass in the contact sheets.
  • Choose your favorite image and complete the blog post. Make sure your image is above your writing and large so that it can be seen clearly.
  • Be sure to refer to the rubric so that you know how to be successful.
  • If you do not have an example of deep AND shallow depth of field, make sure you photograph an example to include on your blog post.
  • Using your cameras, continue to photograph outside in the courtyard. This time focus on motion - blurred and frozen.
  • Before the end of class, upload an example of blurred and frozen motion to your blog and label each.
Tues. 9/15
Cornerstone: Manual Camera Settings:
Depth of Field and Motion
Mon. 9/14
Join Google Classroom
Set up Blogs
  • Go to blogger.com and create a new blog titled: (your name) Melissa's Amazing Photo 2 Portfolio
  • Address should be, yhsPhoto2melissafall2015;
  • Choose a theme that is simple in design; one that will not compete with your work.
  • Blog Post: Passions and interests
  • Blog Post: Post 2 favorite photos from a day in the life of a YHS student
  • Flickr
  • Post favorite Visual Thinking Photos and label
Fri. 9/11
Thurs. 9/10
Tues. 9/ 8






 
Writing Deadline: 12/16/15
Art Deadline: 12/17/15

Reflective Writing Rubric
 
YHS Photo Blog

Student Artwork on Flickr

Photo 2 Cornerstone Assessments

Resources & Links

Course Syllabus

Pinterest - List of Famous Photographers

What Schools can learn from the 
World of Photography

Photography Resources

Understanding your Digital Camera

Digital Photography Tips

School Arts on Connectivity
Going Global


Photography Programs

Parsons - School of Art, Media & Technology
Skidmore - Photography
MECCA - Photography
Pratt - Photography
Pratt - Film & Video



 Homework

Due: Thurs. 1/28
  • Shoot at least 60 abstract photos, use mirrors and/or glass with at least 30;
  • Post favorite 4 on blog post;
  • Using at least 5-6 complete and thoughtful sentences, write a paragraph describing your successes and challenges.
Due: Mon. 1/11
Hunger Documentary, rubric & blog post

Due: Fri. 1/8

Due: Mon. 12/21

Due: Tues. 12/15
  • Portland Interviews reflection, blog post
  • GSFB reflection, blog post
Describe your experience and include photos

Due: 12/4

Due Fri. 11/20
Biweekly Photographs, #5 and blog post

Due Thurs. 11/5
Biweekly Photographs, #4 and blog post

Due: Tues. 10/20
Biweekly Photographs, #3 and blog post

Due: Thurs. 10/8
Biweekly Photographs, #2 and blog post

Due Mon. 10/5
Bring at least 4 personal object to class

Due Tues. 9/29
Contact sheet: hands with emotion, 40 digital images

Due Mon. 9/28
Objects for Hands with Emotion

Due Fri. 9/25
Cornerstone: Manual Camera Settings:
Depth of Field and Motion
At least 40 examples of shallow and deep DOF and blurred and frozen motion (these should be recent photographs)

Due Mon. 9/21
  • Blog posts for first biweekly assignment
  • Blog post of depth of field (shallow and deep)
  • Blog post for motion (blurred and frozen)

Due Fri. 9/18
Due Mon. 9/14
  • Visual Thinking Photos Competition
  • Bring Digital Camera & 35 mm film camera to Class
  • $25 Lab Fee



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