Editing – 1/17

Today’s goal before leaving is to edit 5 images from this weeks studio sessions. You can edit using Photshop or Lightroom.

Next week:

  • Senior Assignment
  • Self Portrait Assignment
  • When are we printing?
  • Making Black & White’s

Have a Great Weekend!!!

CP2 & Pract – 1/17 – Resume & Pricing

Today before leaving class your Resume, Walmart Pricing, and Printing Company pricing are due. Print to the HP4700 printer, make sure of that before pressing the print button.

Next week:

  • Business Cards
  • Product Guide overview
  • Lensbaby overview
  • Eyelighter overview

Have a Great Weekend!!


Finding Photos – 1/16

Today’s goal it to find your photos from the last three days of shooting within the 8 folders. It will take time for photos to load so be patient.

Tomorrow you’ll continue your quest for photos.

Tuesday we’ll go over your Senior Photo shoot assignment. And hopefully some day next week we can go out to take outdoor portrait images.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 10/13 – Pricing/Assignments/Resume

This weeks goals are to go over pricing and nail down your cost to be used for Product Guide. Also to get a sense of what to charge.

Also this week going over:

  • Lensbaby
  • Gallery Wraps
  • Water Droplet
  • Product Guide

You will have Friday only class time to complete and turn-in your Resume.


NOTE: Do you know studio lighting???  If you are available 4th or 5th Period to assist with studio lighting I would greatly appreciate your assistance.

Studio Portrait Photography – 1/13-1/15

Today through Wednesday you will be capturing portrait images of each other using studio photo equipment.

Reminders about:

  • Posture
  • Camera settings
  • Lighting
  • Backgrounds

Deleting & Studio Set Up – 1/10

Today’s goal it to delete the images of the you X’d yesterday.

Also today forming your groups for next week.

And seeing the setups for shooting along with the Professional Dress Option.

Have a Great Weekend!!

Ch 14 Wksht – 1/9

Today’s goal it to complete the Ch 14 Wksht.

CP2 & Pract – Resume

Today you will be going through and designing/creating your resume using your resume information.

We’ll talk about design and how much information to add. Your resume is to be one page only.

If you know Illustrator there are many free resume templates online.

If you only know Microsoft Word then there are free resume templates in the software and online.

Inverse Square Law & Softboxes – 1/8

Today’s goal is to be able to understand the Inverse Square Law. Here’s the definition . . . .

“a law stating that the intensity of an effect such as illumination or gravitational force changes in inverse proportion to the square of the distance from the source.”

Eyes glazing over?? Probably.

You’ll find it easier when Peter Hurley explains it.



Ch 14 Lighting – 10/7

Today’s goal is to appreciate what you have in terms of cameras, lighting, and speed. We’ll do this with the help of history and Chapter 14.


Most studios from the beginning of portrait studios were built using skylights for lights.



To get people to pose correctly they would use this device called a posing stand.s3

Looks comfortable doesn’t it. Now you know why no one smiled in old photos.


Tomorrow —  NO Professional Dress

CP2 & Pract – Week of 1/7 – Logo, Deleting, Portfolio & more

Today’s goal is to make sure your logo is PNG files are set and cropped.

Also today. Deleting. Getting rid of. Removing. You pick the word, that’s what’s happening to your images.

Images for the hallway. I’ll be coming around getting images for the hallway frames.

Printing portfolios for selected students only.

Wednesday – Typing thoughts of last semester portfolio. Self Portrait overview. Timeline overview. Portfolio books to those who will be printing. Resume Worksheet

Thursday – Spring portfolio selection. Resume worksheet printed. Resume designing begin. Print Portfolios

Friday – Finish resume. Print Portfolios


Next week – GoPro overview

2nd & 4th Period Exams – 12/20

Friday, December 20th
(Late Start for Students – CCAM & CCALL Students Only on this day)

Period Time  
2 9:50-11:30 Study & Exam
Lunch 11:30-12:05
4 12:10-1:50 Study & Exam


1st & 3rd Period Exams – 12/19

Period Time  
1 8:50-10:40 Study & Exam
2 10:46-11:46
Lunch 11:46 – 12:46
3 12:48 -2:38 Study & Exam
4 2:44 -3:55  
5-7 N/A  

5th & 7th Period Exams – 12/18

Period Time  
1 8:50-9:12
2 9:18-9:45
3 9:51-10:24  
4 10:30-11:00
Lunch 11:00-12:20  
5 12:23-2:03 Study & Exam
6 N/A
7 2:06-3:55 Study & Exam

6th Period Exam – 12/17

Period Time  
0 7:15-8:15 Exam
1 8:50-9:35  
2 9:41-10:31
3 10:37-11:27
4 11:33-12:15
Lunch 12:15-1:20  
5 1:23-1:38
6 1:44-3:24 Study & Exam
7 3:30-3:55

Final Exam & Summative Turn-in – 12/16

Today’s goal is to turn in both your Final Exam and Summative’s for this semester.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 12/16 – Portfolio Review & Holiday Posts

Today’s goal is to have both your holiday posts completed before leaving class.

Tomorrow all students will complete the Portfolio Review questionnaire.

Final Exam Finish – 12/13

Friday the 13th!! Great Day!

Today’s goal is to be complete and finished with your Final Exam when you walk out the door. Have both of them ready for turn-in on Monday.

Have a Great Weekend!

Final Exam – 12/12

Today’s goal is to finish at least one of your holiday cards and begin working on #2.

If you’re wanting overlays for your design see me for details.

Assignment DUE & Final Begins – 12/10

Today’s goal is to complete and turn-in your Holiday Card Assignment. Make sure you follow ALL of the directions for turn-in.

Part III – Saving and Uploading



1. Choose File >Save as.

2. Save to Templates & Graphics > Christmas > HC Assignment

3. Change the format to JPEG

4. Make the file name ClassPeriodNumber-HighSchoolLetter-Name
(Example 6 period student Justin Case — 6-C-CaseJ)



Upload the JPEG file to your Flickr account.


Once done, begin your Final Exam…. I’ll go over the instructions at the beginning of class.