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PHOTOGRAPHY MRS. DUCKWORTH ROOM 002
Welcome Back! Take a seat wherever you like (except the
back wall) and have a pen or pencil handy.
FIRE DRILLS & PHONES
Fire Drill route North Wing Parking Lot Parking spot #20
Your phone stays in the room
QUICK STUFF Who am I? What are we doing today?
PHOTOGRAPHY YEAR, CREDIT COURSE
What is Photography? The Syllabus
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN to use the camera as an art tool to capture great
photographs, not just snapshots
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN think about what you
see and design strong photographic compositions
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN learn about famous photographers and careers
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN reflect on your own photography and the work
of your classmates
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN learn and use Adobe Photoshop to create and
manipulate digital images
IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN spend a substantial amount of time shooting
images for various assignments
ASSIGNMENTS Weekly contact sheet of 40 images Top 2 images from each weekly contact sheet
ASSESSMENTWeekly Contact Sheet and Images:
Given weekly grades for contact sheets and top 2 images
Worth 40% of overall grade 100 possible points See weekly rubric for expectations and
ASSIGNMENTS Sketchbook assignments related to each
Required to complete sketchbook assignments related to each unit project
Worth 20% of overall grade 10 and 60 possible points
ASSIGNMENTS One 3-5 minute PowerPoint presentation on a
famous photographer One research worksheet on a career in
ASSIGNMENTS Several large scale photo unit projects
Rubrics provided at the beginning of all projects (including the presentation and research worksheet)
Worth 40% of overall grade 100 possible points
QUESTIONS SO FAR?
MATERIALS Sketchbook you will make one in class today
and must bring it to every class Folder bring it to every class Pen/Pencil bring one to every class OPTIONAL: digital camera with memory card OPTIONAL: USB Flash Drive, 1GB minimum
MAKE A SKETCHBOOK1. One piece of construction paper, folded in
half2. 15 (or so) pieces of printer paper, put inside
fold3. Staple 2-3 times along folded edge4. Decorate cover in a way that will help me
learn more about you. Include: your FULL name and class block
5. Glue Student and Parent Reference Sheet to inside coverput one in your agenda too!
CAMERAS USING YOUR OWN it is expected that you will bring your own
batteries and USB cable to connect your camera to the computers
CAMERAS BORROWING ONE Must sign it out and return it by next class Borrowing for extended amount of time must
have prior approval Limited number available on first come, first
served basis plan accordingly You are responsible for returning cameras on
time failure to do so will result in a 5-point deduction from your weekly grade
LATE WORK Due date given at the start of each assignment Expected that you will work both in class and outside
of class Five points deducted on weekly contact sheets and
projects that are one day late One point deducted for every subsequent day late No late work accepted on presentations and research
worksheets One point deducted on sketchbook assignments for
every day they are late
LATE WORKBehind on a project?
Sign-up to finish it during Advisory, Academic Study or Activity Period
Plan ahead - this room is not always open to students Wont complete assignment on time?
Your responsibility to communicate with me in advance of the due date with a valid explanation of why you need more time
If you have not worked to your fullest potential or made full use of class time you will not be allowed extra time to complete the assignment
EXTRA CREDIT For students in good standing
+ No missing work+ Good behavior+ Complete all projects on time
Extra credit projects given for extra points on 10 week average
Variety of projects to choose from If you are in class and have no work to
complete, see me for one of these fun projects
HOW ABOUT NOW? QUESTIONS?
OVERALL EXPECTATIONS Victor Central Schools Code of Conduct applies in all
of my classes+ See Agendas for full rules and expectations
My class rule: RESPECT
DAILY EXPECTATIONS When the bell rings to START class:
+ In seats, quiet and ready to begin class When the bell rings to END class:
+ In seats, cleaned up, ready to tuck chairs in and leave Lateness
+ Unexcused and repeated will result in contact home Absences
+ Must be excused and legitimate+ Attendance lists are checked daily+ You are responsible for making up class work and
reviewing materials discussed in class+ Students found skipping are given a 0 for weekly grade
DAILY EXPECTATIONS Cell phones can only be used at designated times as
specified by the teacher
When you get to class check the daily agenda to see where your phone should be:
+ Flipped phone
+ Phone holder
Inability to follow phone expectations will result in a 5-week phone suspension
+ teacher will collect your phone every class for 5 weeks
Flipped Phone Phone Holder
WHY NO PHONES?
CLEAN UP & MAINTENANCE Clean up own workspace 2-3 minutes prior to the end of the block
Pick up papers, pencils, and scraps Log off computers Return tablet, mouse to correct location Return stylus to me Lower and tuck in chairs Return cameras, cords and card readers
Clean up early = stay extra time to assist in additional clean up tasks
MAINTENANCE No food or drink is to be
consumed in the art room at any time during the day
This rule is for the safety of our equipment. There are exceptions to every rule, please see me if there is a need for food/drink during class.
COMPUTERS Please turn on computer button on back,
lower left side of monitor Log-in using your VCS user name and
password, let me know if you forgot it Locate Applications folder, Shared Files
folder, and your Student folder Explore programs/applications and
familiarize yourself with the machine while you wait for everyone to be ready
COMPUTERS In the Dock on the right side of the
screen, locate Shared Files Follow the path below to create a folder
in my Drop BoxShared Files High School DuckworthS Drop Box Photo 3AC now make a new folder and title it with just your last name
Click the gear icon at top of window, choose New Folder
COMPUTER RULES No food or drink at any computer, any time,
under any circumstances! Keep your area clean Lower and push in chairs at the end of EVERY
CLASS Return the styluses to teacher Do not save to the desktop, always save to your
server space Save often to avoid losing your work
COMPUTER RULES Do NOT touch the screens Treat these machines as if they are your own If something breaks, is missing or damaged, let
a teacher know as soon as possible!!! These computers are for art applications,
research, and resourcesnot games, social networking, etc.
= Points off Time & Effort Grade
COMPUTER PATHSAll projects & assignments are posted on Shared Files, my website and Google Drive
Pathway to Course Files: Shared Files High School DuckworthS
Photography Current Project Name
Web:http://vshphotography.blogspot.com/ PASSWORD = Victor (capital V)
COMPUTER PATHSEverything completed in class saved to your student server spaceNOT THE DESKTOP!
Pathway to Drop Box for Submitting Projects: Shared Files High School DuckworthS
Drop Box Your Block Class Your Last Name
PASSWORD = Victor (capital V) Phone:
WHAT NOW? Lets have some fun
1. Open an internet browser and look up famous portrait photographs. Note the subjects expression, pose, surroundings, etc.
2. Locate Photo Booth in the Applications folder and open it.
3. Take a portrait of yourself and then save it to the desktop.
4. Open a program you feel comfortable with, such as, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, etc. and bring the picture into it.
5. Now add text (your name and a short thought or quote) to the image. Be as creative as possible.
6. Save the file and call me to check it before printing
7. Print it to HS002-CLJ5550n, then attach it to the inside cover of your sketchbook.
HOMEWORK: ASSIGNMENT 1 Bring home syllabus to review with
parent/guardian see this presentation on web Cut out Student and Parent Reference Sheet and
give to your parents to put in appropriate place for reference
Get parent/guardians name, phone number and email address on Contact Information s