Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Abstract Editing

Turn in 24 edited abstract pictures:

  • Four Selective Focus (SF)
  • Four One item in Color (OC)
  • Four Vignette (Vig)
  • Four Vivid Color (Viv)
  • Four Enhance Saturation (Sat)
  • Four of your choice (this includes Grayscale) MC

Name this: abstract_adjusted_CS
Turn in your best Abstract Picture also.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Abstract Assignment

For this assignment you will shoot all day Thursday in class and the weekend. You need to shoot a minimum of 48 different objects in an abstract way. One contact sheet will be due Thursday/Friday and the other will be due on Monday.

Please look at the links below for examples of abstract work.

Earth Photography


For this next assignment I want you to throw out all of the "rules" we've discussed in class this semester. This is your chance to be as creative as possible.
I would recommend looking for patterns, colors, and shapes when deciding on pictures to take. Also try to think of things you don't normally see pictures of.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Test Review

Test Review

1. When one subject is in focus and the other object is out of focus in a picture it is called _________________________.

2. The composition element that suggests you should shoot subjects off center is called _________________________.

3. _______________________ gives your subject space to walk and/or look in a picture.

4. The __________________ is the device responsible for the amount of light that gets into your camera.

5. The _________________ controls the speed of the light entering the camera.

6. An F-Stop of F-22 means you have a _____________ amount of light entering the camera.

7. An F-Stop of F/1.4 means you have a ______________ amount of light entering the camera.

8. A shutter speed of 1/250 to 1/1000 is good for _________________ pictures.

9. A picture that shows two subjects with two distinct and different colors is an example of __________________ composition.

10. ______________ is the term used to describe the focus length from your camera to your subject.

11. To adjust brightness/contrast you go ______________ then _______________ then ____________________.

12. Layer Style and Layer Mask buttons are located in the ________________ ___________________.

All Photoshop short cuts:crop, clone stamp, patch, lasso, burn and dodge, text, magic wand, move tool, marquee tool, and brush tool etc.

]* selective focus
* macro
* Strive for a feeling of unity
* compose scenes around a single center of interest
* Lighting to emphasize a point or idea
* leading the subject
* the rule of thirds
* horizontal and vertical lines
* tonal balance
* balance mass
* abstract
* leading lines
* frame the central subject matter
* color contrast
* # of prime objects
Convey Meaning Through Colors and Tones
* movement

(start reading the above link at Strive for a Feeling of Unity)

(Look at further examples at bottom of page)


Monday, October 04, 2010

Class Work Monday and Wednesday in Digital Photo

Turn in Grayscale Contact Sheet 2. Please make sure you send it to me as a JPEG and use the naming convention.

Please adjust your best 30 pictures pictures using the six methods we discussed in class.
You must adjust five pictures for each adjustment method.

The adjustment methods: Basic Black and White (BBW), Calculations Method (CM), Lightness Channel (LC), Ansel Adams(AA), Duotone (DUO), and Basic Channel Mixer (BCM).

Please save and name each picture with the appropriate adjustment method abbreviation (BBW or CM etc.)