photo class work
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.
During block day this week, we'll photograph the dance class doing ballroom dancing. Take a lot of different shots, but also focus on panning. Find your camera’s manual online, and learn how to set the three things listed below. Staff cameras, Nikon D40 manual: https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/cams/assets/D40_en.pdf
Take photos that you might be able to enter into the contest about pets that I mentioned in class on Friday.
Is there a place in your community that has meaning for you – one that has amazing natural beauty or just an ordinary spot where people gather? Share photos of spaces that create better places to live. While we’re at it, let’s remember that these spaces need protection and people to care for them. Photograph a special place, tag it with #picturethisgcd on social media (e.g. Instagram, Twitter, Flickr) and briefly explain why your community is better because of this place.
Today you will shoot in Camera RAW mode. Focus on taking photos of the ways students express themselves with their choice of shoes, socks, wristbands, jewelry, etc. In addition to taking photos of these things, ask people the significance behind them (grandma's ring, wristband that a friend made, etc.)
1. In class on 9/2: Take photos of the following academic words:
2. In class on 9/9: Take photos of religious images around school, and anything else that suggests spirituality.