Card 2?? – 12/8

Today’s goal is by the time you leave class today you should have your first card completed and your second card mostly designed.

Monday you will be printing and turning in your cards for grading.

Have a Great Weekend!!

HC Continues – 12/8

Today’s goal is to have one of your cards designed and finished AND to be starting on your last design.

Printing will take place on Monday.

Holiday Card Designing – 12/7

Today your goal is to get one of your cards picture ready.

Cards due Monday.

HC Turnin – Final Project Begins – 12/6

Today you will have the first part of class to turn in your Holiday Card. Grading begins today.

Also today you’re to begin your Final Exam project. Making two cards. One an exam. The other your last Summative.

Reminder. Food for Shirts is still taking place. One more day until I open it to the entire Career Center and photographers in the area.

Pirelli’s Calendar – No Makeup

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ACP – Bokeh & Second Headshot Due TODAY!!

Check in all equipment into the cabinet.

Post your Bokeh and Second Head Shot to your blog before you leave today.

Holiday Card Assignment – 12/5

Today by the time you leave class your Holiday Card assignment should be completely created. Do not worry about saving and uploading your file to the Flickr group until tomorrow.

1st & 2nd Period – Cameras and Tripods – If you have any equipment check it in. Place the cameras AND tripods on the floor behind my desk. I will be in during class to check the equipment into the cabinet.

Family Pics – If you didn’t turn in your photos on Friday and you are printing them today. Print. Staple. And turn into the substitute.

FINAL EXAM – Begins Tomorrow!!

It’s Friday – 12/2

Today you are turning in your Family photos. Just like you’ve done for the Macro and ROT.

Also today hopefully completing your Holiday Card design.

If you were absent yesterday see me about food for shirts.

Have a Great Weekend!

 

Card Assignment Begins – 12/1

Today you will begin your Holiday Card Assignment. I’ll go over how to get started. Your goal is to have it completed by Monday.

Tomorrow your family photos are due. Since it’s so important why don’t we make it a summative grade?!?!?!?

Also today you’ll hear information the Photography Club t-shirt project.

 

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Finishing Lesson – 11/30

Today’s goal it to complete and finish the holiday card layout started on Monday.

Reminder that all family photos are due FRIDAY!!!!!

Tomorrow information from the counselors and starting your Holiday Card assignment.

TIME Top100 – 11/29

Today you will be going through the TIME 100 Photographs; The Most Influential Images of All Time. You will be picking what you think are the top three images, and you’ll pick the one you think should NOT have been included. Make sure to turn in your paper completed before you leave today.

Reminder that Friday your family photos are due. If you are returning a camera during 6th and 7th period. Sign it back in and place it behind my desk. (Make sure when importing to name your images. They should NOT be labeled by Untitled).

ACP – Bokeh

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Holiday Card Design Begins – 11/28

Today you will begin the process of taking online Christmas cards from this….

To this……

Using Photoshop and your own photos.

Speaking of Own Photos…. Hope you’ve taken your family photos, because by Friday you will be well on your way to making your own card design. Here is the breakdown of upcoming days:

Today & Wednesday = Creating Christmas card together in class.

Tuesday = Greatest Photo Ever. Your Best Three Choices

Wednesday – Monday = Christmas Card assignment using images I give you.

Tuesday 12/6 – Friday 12/9 = Christmas Card Final Exam. Using your own images for the card design. Minimum photos on card has not yet been set. Most likely . . . 3. You will design cards like these:

 

Take lots of photos.

Family Pics

Reminder your family photo session is due THIS FRIDAY!!! If you don’t how to best take the pics or need ideas search Google or Pinterest. Here’s just one of many I’ve come across.

Actions – 11/18

Today’s goal is to get your Action panel completely set up for editing any future pictures you want to edit.

Any camera checkouts will take place end of 4th or 7th period.

Have a Great Thanksgiving Break!!

 

Finishing Headshots & Liquify – 11/17

Today we’ll finish if we haven’t already by taking your headshots. Then a little liquifying.

Family Photo Overview & Headshots – 11/16

Today a slight change. Instead of waiting until Friday we’ll go over your Final Exam creation and time frame.

Also today Headshots of you. Step into the light for your close-up.

Tomorrow Liquifying.

ACP – Exporting Headshots

Select the headshot photos of your person that you think are the best. 5 max within Adobe Lightroom.

Right click on the image choose Export > Export…

Make the following changes:

Export Location

  • Change Export To: Specific Folder
  • Folder: Select the Choose button. Go to the Templates and Graphics > Files for Printing > 1st Headshots folder.
  • Uncheck both Put in Subfolder & Add to This Catalog

File Naming

  • Place a check in the Rename To: box
  • Change the drop down menu to Custom Name – Sequence
  • In the Custom Text box type  ClassPeriod-FirstnameLastname-HS  (Example: 5-JustinCase-CHS)

File Settings

  • Image Format:  JPEG
  • Quality:  90

Image Sizing

  • Uncheck “Resize to Fit”

Watermarking

  • Uncheck Watermark box.

When finished press the Export button. You are done.

Editing Faces – 11/15

Today goal is learn the process of editing a persons face and to realize you are editing a photograph not just a person.

When finished with the lessons today you will either be turning in your Macro contact print or turning in your best Macro image for printing.

Reminder that tomorrow is your day for retesting if you are thinking about it.

Photo Editing Week – 11/14

Today begins the week of learning how to do photo editing. We’ll start with Clone Stamp tool and Healing Brush.

Also today you will be turning in your workflow/contact print for your Macro images. (1st period will be guinea pigs for this. This may be an epic fail.)

Lots going on this week so here’s an overview

  • Monday: Clone Stamp & Healing, Macro Contact print
  • Tuesday: Healing faces, Macro best image saved for printing. Begin photos of you.
  • Wednesday: Actions, Headshots of YOU. Also re-take on test.
  • Thursday: Finish photos of you. Liquify
  • Friday: Family group photo overview.

RE-Test —- If you read above then you know Wednesday is Re-Takes day for the Inputting Test from last week. Here are the facts you need. Re-Test grade will be for partial credit. Grade will be final…. there will be no third attempt. Times for retesting is 8:10AM, 12:40PM, & 4:00PM. If you are late to anyone of these times you will not test. Do not show up at 8:27 to take the test. I will not administer the test to you.


Best Macro Instructions

Select the photo you think is your best Macro image within Adobe Lightroom.

Right click on the image choose Export > Export…

Make the following changes:

Export Location

  • Change Export To: Specific Folder
  • Folder: Go to the Templates and Graphics area and Select the Macro folder.
  • Uncheck both Put in Subfolder & Add to This Catalog

File Naming

  • Place a check in the box next to Rename To:
  • Change the drop down menu to Custom Name (x of y)
  • In the Custom Text box type  ClassPeriod-FirstnameLastname-HS  (Example: 5-JustinCase-CHS)

File Settings

  • Image Format:  JPEG
  • Quality:  90

Image Sizing

  • Place a check in the box for Resize to Fit
  • Change the drop down to Long Edge
  • Change Pixels to inches by selecting “in”
  • In the box to the left change the size to 10
  • Resolution 200

Watermarking

  • Add your watermark to the bottom RIGHT corner of the image.
  • You design how you want.
  • Do not make it large.

When finished press the Export button. You are done.