photo class work
Upload your best seven commercial photography efforts. Take photos of the following things at school:
Choose a Judge event to shoot for the month of November.
Contact a local photographer who could come in and talk to us about their work. Share a link to their online portfolio. Here's the rough format of the email:
Some of you didn't finish by October 28 and requested more time. I changed the due date to November 5.
Design a two-page magazine layout of your photo essay (it must have 3-5 photos).
Remember to shoot three events before the end of the quarter.
By the end of block day today, share a Google Doc with Mr. Sloan where you summarize at least three articles that help inform the topic you're doing for your photo essay.
Favorite the best Fall of Fame photos in the following students Flickr Photostreams.
For good examples of photo essays that treat problems in communities, look at the Open Society Documentary Photography Project's grantees for your year. Create a Google Presentation of the projects you think are most compelling:
2014 - Katy B
2013 - Charissa
2012 - Alea
2011 - Kenya
2010 - Michael
2010 - Katie L
2009 - Palak
2008 - Kayleigh
2007 - Emmi
2006 - Matt
2005 - Bronwen
2004 - Jonathan
If you haven't shot your second Judge event yet, here's a link to the sign up sheet.
Create an original photo essay that addresses a problem in your community. How does this issue affect the lives of teens where you live. The essay can be personal, persuasive, objective, political. Use your photos effectively to help deliver the message or tell the story you want to tell.
Make sure you have meaningful photos and strong writing. The words should clearly inform readers about the reality of your issue and be the impetus for serious conversations that can lead to solutions.