Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Landscape Adjusted Assignment

· Edit and adjust your ten best pictures. They should all have foreground, mid-ground, and background elements.
     Use Exposure, Photo Filter, Clone Stamp, Color Balance, Crop, and any other methods you need to make the pictures look awesome. Make sure they look “real.”
· Create contact sheet with ten best pictures called landscape adjusted _CS
· Turn in your best_adjusted_landscape full size as a jpeg

Friday, September 23, 2011

Friday and the weekend in Digital Photo

Due today:
A 24 picture landscape 1 Contact Sheet

24 more landscape pictures
Don't forget to focus on foreground, mid-ground, and background photos.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wed Class Work

You will take pictures emphasizing camera composition we discussed in class. Please fill the frame in every shot with something interesting. Boring pictures will not be accepted.

  • 10 landscape shots showing proper use of the horizon line (I would shoot from the baseball, football, and softball fields). Please try to show foreground, mid-ground, and background if possible
  • 3 Shots Tonal Balance
    3 Shots Balance Mass
    3 Shots Patterns  
  • Add your 3 Leading Lines Homework Shots to this 
When you are finished please import your pictures into Image Capture or iPhoto using your USB cable. Create a contact sheet named composition_2. Always use the naming convention.

Animation Assignment

  • 5+ layers
      60+ frames
      15+ keyframes
      foreground, mid-ground, and background
      both shape and motion tweens
  •  1 Movie Clip
  • All items on separate layers
You will work on this assignment Wed, Fri, and Mon.

Animation: Tweening

Shape Tween

Motion Tween Youtube tutorial

Monday, September 19, 2011

Turn in 12 pictures on a Contact Sheet

How to create a Contact Sheet

  • Create a new folder on your desktop with your pictures.
  • Open Photoshop CS3.
  • Select File>Automate>Contact Sheet II
  • Select on Folder and choose the folder your created.
  • Make sure the image size is 8*10 inches.
  • The resolution should be 300.
  • Columns and rows will vary: 12 pictures = 3*4 and 24 pictures=5*5
  • Click OK.
  • File>Save as a jpeg

Drop contacts shet into the STAFF server period 5 and make sure you use the naming convention_composition1. Contact sheets and other assignments without the naming convention will not be graded.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

10 Movie Scenes That Were Very Realistic

Class Reading

Class work and homework
This is not a writing intensive course, but there is some reading the first couple weeks of class.
Please take notes on the bold faced words as you read from the links below. You will be shooting the various composition elements this weekend and next week. We will also have a quiz on this material as well.

Friday's Reading and Homework:


In Class reading:

(Take quizzes at the end of each section below) Start reading at "Strive for Feeling of Unity"

This Friday you will shoot six pictures with six different subjects. Please shoot three Rule of Thirds shots and three Unique Angle shots. Your homework is to shoot three leading lines shots and three frame within a frame (using other objects to frame your subject) shots.

Due Monday  the 19th of September: 12 INTERESTING shots using all four techniques described above.Some people will take 30-40 pictures for 12 good ones.
You do not have to shoot outside.

Make sure you read both sections above.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

First Animation Assignment

I would like you to visit the following websites and watch a variety of flash animation.

When you are done watching the animation (spend about 30-35 minutes or so on this) I would like you to tell me what your three favorite flash movies were and why you liked them.
Did you like the storyline? Animation style? Sound effects? Music?
Please list this information, along with the link to access the animation, in the comments section below. Don't forget to put your name at the beginning so I know you did your work. Please use headphones.,i18n%3Dtrue&cp=8&gs_id=r&xhr=t&q=flash+animation&qe=Zmxhc2ggYW4&qesig=4HzSe-7WX88H955yLaEwJw&pkc=AFgZ2tmWnBPedwme1MAPR0IZWb6hGzKL87L_oLRBub29FOmOGiZsvxlRoixp1KAnPnmFgVptKUxydmG2-3nd3yE7QtnyFR_ObA&gs_sm=&gs_upl=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbo=u&tbm=vid&source=og&sa=N&tab=wv&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.&fp=47b7749a5a622465&biw=1779&bih=941&surl=1&safe=active

Welcome to class! Don't forget to fill in the comment section with your favorite videos. Log in as anonymous and then write your name at the top of your comment.
Mr. Mitchell