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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 & PhonesFire Drill routeNorth Wing Parking LotParking spot #20Your phone stays in the room

QUICK STUFFWho am I? What are we doing today?

Photography year, credit course

What is Photography? The Syllabus

In this course you will learnto use the camera as an art tool to capture great photographs, not just snapshots

In this course you will learnthink about what you see and design strong photographic compositions

In this course you will learnlearn about famous photographers and careers in photography

In this course you will learnreflect on your own photography and the work of your classmates

In this course you will learnlearn and use Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate digital images

In this course you will learnspend a substantial amount of time shooting images for various assignments

AssignmentsWeekly contact sheet of 40 imagesTop 2 images from each weekly contact sheet

AssessmentWeekly Contact Sheet and Images:Given weekly grades for contact sheets and top 2 imagesWorth 40% of overall grade100 possible pointsSee weekly rubric for expectations and requirements

AssignmentsSketchbook assignments related to each individual project

AssessmentSketchbooks:Required to complete sketchbook assignments related to each unit projectWorth 20% of overall grade10 and 60 possible points

AssignmentsOne 3-5 minute PowerPoint presentation on a famous photographerOne research worksheet on a career in photography

AssignmentsSeveral large scale photo unit projects

AssessmentProjects:Rubrics provided at the beginning of all projects (including the presentation and research worksheet) Worth 40% of overall grade100 possible points

Questions so far?

MaterialsSketchbook you will make one in class today and must bring it to every classPen/Pencil bring one to every classOPTIONAL: digital camera with memory card OPTIONAL: USB Flash Drive, 1GB minimum

MAKE A SKETCHBOOKOne piece of construction paper, folded in half15 (or so) pieces of printer paper, put inside foldStaple 2-3 times along folded edgeDecorate cover in a way that will help me learn more about you. Include: your FULL name and class blockGlue Student and Parent Reference Sheet to inside coverput one in your agenda too!

Cameras using your ownit is expected that you will bring your own batteries and USB cable to connect your camera to the computers

Cameras Borrowing oneMust sign it out and return it by next classBorrowing for extended amount of time must have prior approvalLimited number available on first come, first served basis plan accordinglyYou are responsible for returning cameras on time failure to do so will result in a 5-point deduction from your weekly grade

Late WorkDue date given at the start of each assignmentExpected that you will work both in class and outside of classFive points deducted on weekly contact sheets and projects that are one day lateOne point deducted for every subsequent day late No late work accepted on presentations and research worksheetsOne 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 PeriodPlan 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 timeIf 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 CreditFor students in good standingNo missing workGood behaviorComplete all projects on timeExtra credit projects given for extra points on 10 week averageVariety 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 ExpectationsVictor Central Schools Code of Conduct applies in all of my classesSee Agendas for full rules and expectationsMy class rule: RESPECT

DAILY ExpectationsWhen the bell rings to START class:In seats, quiet and ready to begin classWhen the bell rings to END class:In seats, cleaned up, ready to tuck chairs in and leaveLatenessUnexcused and repeated will result in contact homeAbsences Must be excused and legitimateAttendance lists are checked dailyYou are responsible for making up class work and reviewing materials discussed in classStudents found skipping are given a 0 for their weekly grade

DAILY ExpectationsNo cell phones in class at any timeThey will be collected at the start of each class and returned at the end of class, right before departureThere may be times during class that I will allow you to have your phones to take photos, do research or listen to music I will tell you when its one of those days!

Why No Phones?

Clean up & Maintenance Clean up own workspace 2-3 minutes prior to the end of the blockPick up papers, pencils, and scrapsLog off computersReturn tablet, mouse to correct locationReturn stylus to meLower and tuck in chairsReturn 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 dayThis 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.

ComputersPlease turn on computer button on back, lower left side of monitorLog-in using your VCS user name and password, let me know if you forgot itLocate Applications folder, Shared Files folder, and your Student folderExplore programs/applications and familiarize yourself with the machine while you wait for everyone to be ready

ComputersIn the Dock on the right side of the screen, locate Shared FilesFollow the path below to create a folder in my Drop BoxShared Files High School DuckworthS Drop Box Photo 1AC or 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 RulesNo food or drink at any computer, any time, under any circumstances!Keep your area cleanLower and push in chairs at the end of EVERY CLASSReturn the styluses to teacherDo not save to the desktop, always save to your server spaceSave often to avoid losing your work

Computer RulesDo NOT touch the screensTreat these machines as if they are your ownIf 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: 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

Communication Web:http://vshphotography.blogspot.comPASSWORD = Victor (capital V) Phone:924-3252 x5003

What now? Lets have some fun Open an internet browser and look up famous portrait photographs. Note the subjects expression, pose, surroundings, etc. Locate Photo Booth in the Applications folder and open it. Take a portrait of yourself and then save it to the desktop. Open a program you feel comfortable with, such as, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, etc. and bring the picture into it. Now add text (your name and a short thought or quote) to the image. Be as creative as possible. Save the file and call me to check it before printingPrint it to HS002-CLJ5550n, then attach it to the inside cover of your sketchbook.

Homework: Assignment 1Bring home syllabus to review with parent/guardian see this presentation on webCut out Student and Parent Reference Sheet and give to your parents to put in appropriate place for referenceGet parent/guardians name, phone number and email address on Contact Information sheet and return to meComplete questionnaire and return to meDue: Start of next classeasy 10 points!