Photography 11 is a developed course that meets the requirements set out by the new BC Ministry of Education Curriculum learning outcomes for Media Arts 11. The course is a mix of theory and practice. Students will appreciate the dichotomy between theory and technical proficiency in photography. Students will be able to create a print that is technically perfect and containing content that is meaningful and thought out.
Attitudes/ Work Habits
Evaluation will be transparent, meaning that marks breakdown will be available for every assignment. You will be marked on a number of things. Marks will be based on the quality of the negative, the quality of the print, inclusion of contact sheet, and content. For each assignment there will be a marks breakdown on the assignment sheet. Digital assignments will be marked on many factors including digital retouching, and good resolution images handed in, ready for print. Late assignments will not be accepted unless accompanied by a note from your parent/guardian.
This class has a certain amount of freedom to it. There are opportunities to work outside of the classroom. With this freedom comes responsibility. If you do not attend lectures, you will probably fail this class! Regular attendance is mandatory. You are expected to be in class, on time and attend every class.
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A module is a unit consisting of 1-2 minor assignments and possibly 1 major assignment. Each module has a focus on one aspect of photography.
Module 1 Set-up and introduction
Module 2 Pinhole Camera assignment
Pinhole Camera assignment assigned
Darkroom work habits /etiquette
Module 3 First darkroom assignment
Anything and Everything project assigned
Module 4 Introduction to Visual Elements
Module 5 Composition
We will discuss composition and watch a video in class
Composition Project assigned
Aperture major assignment assigned
Module 7 RAW images
Module 8 Introduction to exposure triangle
Module 9 ISO
Module 10 Shutter Speed
Module 11 White Balance
Module 12 Photoshop Tutorials
Module 13 100 photos
100 Photos assignment assigned
Module 14 More Photoshop! Collage Project
You will be working on a Photoshop Collage project
Module 16 Studio Photography
For this assignment, you will be taking photos in the room 206 studio, and will be using strobe photography.
You will be organizing and editing these photos in Adobe Camera Raw, and then using them to create your own playing cards to complete this assignment.
DO NOT crop your portrait images as you will be cropping them in the playing card assignment.
You will also be creating your own card back design.