Meet Your Neighbor - ALL Classes
Due Date: 8/14/2014
“Monster People” – Figure and Faces Combine/Collage (French word for cut and paste) -- Dramatic Lighting/High Contrast (black black and white white) -- Abstract and Close-up – Based on a new-to-you neighbor
Due Date: 11/22/2013
ALL Wrapped UP - Photography
Due Date: 10/14/2013
Due Date: 10/5/2013
Abstract still life and portraiture. For more details see INOW.
PART I: WHAT IS THAT!?
Make us guess. Take a picture of common or ordinary object/s or scene but take it in such a way that we do not recognize it readily!!
Find a great one to be projected and the class guesses what the picture is of. If we have a hard time guessing, GREAT! If we cannot figure it out and it is interesting enough to keep our attention, YOU WIN!
Make us look harder.
ÃTry taking the picture super close up while still keeping it in focus (Macro settings. )
ÃZoom in on preview to see if the shot is in focus.
ÃTry an unusual point of view….above or bird’s eye view, below or ant’s view, underneath, upside down, at an angle, etc.
ÃFill the frame.
ÃDon’t let anything unimportant get in the picture.
ÃTry shadows and reflections.
ÃLook for objects with a lot of detail or texture or pattern.
ÃLook for high contrasts.
ÃDon’t put the most important part right in the middle!
ÃNo camera shake! Support your arms.
PART II: WHO IS THAT!?
Draw a name.
Find that person.
Take a picture of the person without giving away who it is. Make us guess! Find an abstract detail that characterizes the person.
Your photos will be projected and we have to guess who it is! This time if we have to think hard but can answer who it is, YOU WIN!
Bring examples of "Good" phtotographs
Due Date: 9/23/2013
First Project - Monster People
Due Date: 9/5/2013
Monster People – Low/DRAMATIC LIGHTING – GET TO KNOW A NEIGHBOR – CLOSE IN – SYMBOLIZE PERSONALITY TRAITS - SHARP FOCUS – NON-EMPHASIS/BackGround BLUR - COLLAGE
Make a monster out of a new-to-you classmate!
· Each feature will come from a different photograph
· Then collage them together using software editing tools to create a monster
· Get to know your individual cameras settings and functions
· Understand how the automatic settings change the lighting and focus
· Dramatic lighting can come from a natural source such as strong light coming from a window or through some blinds or sunrise or sunset, etc.
· OR Lighting can be from an artificial source such as a flashlight, or candle, or spot light, or headlights, or lamp light, etc.
· Tripod (stabilize) the camera so that sharp focus can be achieved.
· Go close to the subject but not so close you lose focus.
· Background blurred by changing settings
· Dramatic lighting – black BLACKS; WHITE whites
· Pay attention to framing
· Nothing unimportant in the picture
· 4 different settings; 4 points of view each shot
Look your camera up online to know how all of the settings and functions work.
Due Date: 1/15/2013