Digital Photography/Adv. Digital Photography


Dear Parents and Students:

Welcome to Digital Photography/Graphic Arts. With your cooperation we will work together to provide the best possible learning environment in which the student is successful.

Overview

This course is for any student wishing to communicate visually in photographic work utilizing digital imaging processes as well as placement and layout. Students will solve visual problems using selected electronic imaging devices developing an awareness of the media and its impact on culture and history in addition to the fundamentals of art criticism and evaluation. Students will need their own digital camera. (Grades 9-12)


DP Syllabus

Digital Photography Projects/Assignments - 

The History of Photography:
Video

History of the Camera PPT

Elements and Principles:
Elements & Principles Examples
Elements-Principles Project.pdf
(Completed)
 
Reflective Self Portrait:
Self Portrait through a lens.pdf
(Completed)

Personal Collage Assignment:
Personal Collage Project.pdf
(Completed)

Color Wheel Assignment:
The Color Wheel.pdf
Color Wheel assignment handout.pdf
(Completed)
 
Alphabet Project:
alphabet assignment.pdf
alphabet layout.pdf
(Completed)
 
Angles Assignnment:
angle assignment .pdf
(Completed)
 
Capture the Night Assignment:
Capturing the Night.pdf
Capturing the Night Assignment handout.pdf
(Completed)
 
Mechanical/What is it? Project
Mechanical-What is it assignment handout.pdf
(Completed)
 
Repetition Assignment:
repetition examples.pdf
Repetition assignment handout.pdf
(Completed)
 
5 Senses:
the 5 senses.pdf
(Completed)
 

Andy Warhol Project:
Andy Warhol.pdf
(Take a portrait for each class, as you will need to edit it with the different steps.)
Andy Warhol Demo Video
Andy Warhol Instructions

 
7 Dwarfs Project:
7 Dwarfs Handout
 
Remove the Color Project:
one color project.pdf
 
You vs. Yourself Project:
you vs yourself.pdf
 
Christmas Challenge:
Scavenger hunt

Christmas Cards:
Students will combine what they have learned this semester about the elements of art and the principles of design with the skills they have learned in photoshop to create a Christmas Card. 
 

Graphic Arts Projects/Assignments - 

What is Graphic Design?
https://youtu.be/rUeiZ6c6EBw 

Typography Worksheet (find examples of the different fonts)
typography_example_worksheet.pdf

Typography Animal/Portait Project
typography portrait examples.pdf
 
Business System Project: 
Find 20 Logos and bring in Business Cards
Logo-Trademark Worksheet.pdf

Create a Start Up (New Company)
20 Logos-business design.pdf

Design Business System for Start Up (Logo, Business Cards, Envelope, Letter Head)
business system.pdf

Advertisement/Re-Branding a Product

CD Cover Project

Room Layout/Interior Design:
room layout.pdf

Stop Motion Animation Project

3D Printing Project

Digital Portfolio Examples:
Example 1
Example 2