Full Year Course
Open to grades 10-12. Prerequisite: Digital Art Photography 1 & 2
After two trimesters of photography, a student is eligible to take the year long Honors Photography class. Students will learn shooting in the RAW file format, processing images and how batch action images by writing scripts. The series of assignments enables each student to explore and build a strong body of work. Projects include: still life sets, seeing and noting the light, advanced composition, studio portraiture, poster art, book design and collaborating with the maker-space. Students will compile and present a portfolio for review and critique as well as stage an independent photography exhibition.
DIGITAL ART: PHOTOGRAPHY 1
Open to grades 10-12.
Learn the basics of the digital camera and how to photograph using all the various modes and settings. Emphasis is on learning the manual controls of the camera through a variety of assignments. Projects include: Aperture, shutter priority, the ten rules of composition, photoshop techniques, 30 day image challenge, and an ‘Inspired by an artist’ assignment. Think of light as an object.
DIGITAL ART PHOTOGRAPHY 2
Open to grades 10-12. Prerequisite: Digital Art Photography 1
Beyond the basics, students will explore and create images in both black and white and color. Portraiture, lighting and studio work is emphasized and students may experiment with projects of their own design and direction. An understanding of photoshop will be expected as we explore the software in depth for image editing and manipulation.