Photography 1_27 Elements Assignment

By , January 26, 2015 12:42 pm

Photography Target Goals:

  • I can create a great photograph when I apply the rules of composition to my work. (Use the pocket guide book)
  • I can use the elements and principles of design to choose my subjects and create visually rich photographic images. (Use the Elements/Principles handbook)
  • I can create a photograph, with interesting lights, shadows, and correct exposure. (Look at the lighting page under basics)
  • I can create digital variations for images with Adobe Photoshop and show mastery of specific editing tools, and techniques. (Look at Photoshop tutorials)
  • I can analyze, interpret and evaluate images that I create, that my peers, and experts in the field of photography create.

 

Photography Assignment Elements and Principles of Design

 

Look for interesting or dramatic light in every image you compose!

  • Studio Lighting
    • Seamless backgrounds
    • Rim lighting
  • Golden hour lighting
  • Silhouettes: sun behind
  • Rembrandt lighting: ¾ view
  • Harsh lighting: sun overhead

Subjects: All Genres: find the following emphasis

  • Elements of Art
    • Lines
    • Shapes
    • Colors
    • Textures
    • Forms (3-D shapes)
    • Values
  • Principles of Design
    • Contrast
    • Rhythm
    • Balance
    • Emphasis
    • Harmony

 

 

STEPS:

  1. Find subjects that speak strongly to you about one or more art elements and design principles.
    1. Photograph each subject from several angles
    2. Bracket the exposure for each subject

 

  1. Apply the TARGET GOALS to your images.

 

  1. Create 1 folder for this project called Lastname_Firstname_Elements

 

  1. Label each photograph with the element or principle you are emphasizing. (example)
    1. Lastname_firstname_Lines
    2. Lastname_firstname_Forms

 

  1. Edit your photographs in Adobe Photoshop
    1. Image>Adjustment>Levels
    2. Crop
    3. FX>Color Overlay
    4. Image>Adjustment>Black and White

 

  1. Print your best work and prepare it for exhibit.
  2. Create a Google Doc and Share your work

 

Slide show suggestions: Black , gray or white format

Slides:

  1. First & last name, also create a title for the work

How many final pictures?

3-10 Photographs and variations

 

Final slide:

1 Best Photograph & Paragraph

  • What is the genre and purpose of this image?
  • How did you meet your target goals. Be specific!
  • How did you create a great composition?
  • Which elements are strongest?
  • Which principle stands out in this image?
  • How did you create a good exposure?
  • Describe the lighting in this picture?

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Art Photoshop Practice

Photoshop Practice copy

create visually rich images

HANDS ABSTRACT

By , January 23, 2015 4:19 am

HANDS ABSTRACT

Photography Target Goals: Genre and Purpose

By , January 21, 2015 1:06 pm

Photography History Target Goals:

I Can Statements:

 

I can analyze photographic images by Genre and Purpose:

  1. I can find and classify a Photographer’s work by genre
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Still life
  • Nature
  • Abstract images
  • Other
  1. I can find and classify the purpose of the photographic image
  • Commercial
  • Expressive Artistic
  • Documentary
  • Informational
  • Other

 

Create a Google Presentation

 

CHOOSE 3 PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE HANDOUT AND ANALYZE AT LEAST 2 OF EACH OF THEIR PHOTOGRAPHS

 

SLIDE ONE: YOUR NAME

SLIDE TWO: PHOTOGRAPHER 1

SLIDE THREE: PHOTOGRAPHER 2

SLIDE THREE: PHOTOGRAPHER 3

Use the list of photographers on the hand out.

 

EACH SLIDE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

2 PHOTOGRAPHS

  • Photographer’s Name
  • Genre
  • Purpose

 

EXTRA CREDIT:

YOU MAY ADD OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS IF THEY ARE NOT ON THE LIST AFTER COMPLETING THREE SLIDES FROM PHOTOGRAPHERS ON THE LIST.

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment: Elements and Principles

  • I can identify the art elements and principles of design in traditional artistic media such as painting and drawing, and in contemporary digital media.

 

  1. Collect resources on the elements and principles of design: infographics, worksheets, handouts, posters, and lists
  2. Paste these in a google presentation.

 

  1. Collect two types of art media
    1. Traditional painting: Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, find traditional media paintings like the Mona Lisa classical, and Starry Night, modern, and Joseph Stella, contemporary
    2. Digital painting: Look at the Museum of Computer art, Milton Glaser,

and Graphic Design Artists

 

 

  1. Analyze which elements are emphasized in each image
  2. Analyze how principles were used to organize each image
  3. Interpret the meaning of the work, What is the artist saying?

 

  1. Save your work in the following manner:
  2. Last name_First name_Elements_Principles

 

  1. Share your work with me at srepling@molineschools.org
  2. Present your work to your peers

 

 

I can name the art elements and identify them in traditional and digital paintings:

I can identify the art principles and discuss how they are used to organize paintings:

I can use my interpretations of art elements and principles to interpret meaning in paintings:

Computer Art: Target Goals

Computer Art Target Goals:

 

  • I can identify the art elements and principles of design in traditional artistic media such as painting and drawing, and in contemporary digital media.

 

  • I can apply the art elements and principles of design to my work to create visually rich images.

 

  • I can create digital images that show mastery of specific tools, and techniques in Adobe Photoshop.

 

  • I analyze and interpret the digital works of art that I create, that my peers create and that experts in the field of graphic design and fine art create.

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