Early Out

Early Release Bell Schedule



1 8:50 – 9:24
2 9:28 – 10:02
3 10:05 – 10:39
4 10:42 – 11:17
Lunch 11:17 – 12:22
5 12:25 – 12:53
6 12:57 – 1:24
7 1:28 – 1:55

Writing with Light – 10/17

Today’s (& tomorrow’s) goal is to learn the artistic side of Shutter Speed, we’ll be in the studio – lights out – cellphone flashlights on. Your creativity is your own limit.

Tomorrow is early out. Looking forward to next nine weeks.

PSAT Test Day Class Info – 10/16

Today your time in class is short so pay attention –

5th Period – If you’ve not checked your grade lately you might want to do that.

Didn’t printout yesterday or received a Remind message last night from me about reprinting. You have this period to get it done. If not complete then you have tomorrow only during lunch or after school.


6th/7th Period – You have one hour of class time. Don’t waste it. Get your Portfolio page up and done before leaving. I know it’s due tomorrow, but get it done today.

Bell Schedule – 10/16

Bell Schedule PSAT 2019

AM Session     8:50-1:13
PM Session      2:20-3:55

Period Time
CCZ – 0 hour 7:25 – 8:15 (50)
1 8:50 – 10:05 (75)
2 10:10 – 11:25 (75)
3 11:30 – 12:50 (80)
4 12:55 – 1:13 (18)
Lunch 1:13 – 2:20 (67)
5 2:20 – 2:48 (28)
6 2:53 – 3:21 (28)
7 3:26 – 3:55 (29)
**CCAM students eat B lunch at home campus
**CCAM students eat breakfast at CC
**CCPM students have 4th period B lunch & eat lunch at CC
**CCALL students eat lunch at CC
* CCAM bus leaves at 1:18
* CCPM bus leaves at 4:00

Printing Elements – 10/15

Today’s goal is to printout your Elements project. All 24 images.

All instructions are online. We’ll go over them right at the start of class.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 10/15 – Green Screen & Portfolio

Today your green screen creation is due. Reminder you are to post to your blog AND saved to the Files for Printing folder. This will be at least 3 grades, one being a summative.

Thursday your portfolio is due. Instructions are online for you.

Editing & Elements – 10/11

Today’s goals are based on two items. You can do them either order.

First your last three days in class. You are to go through and delete all sprayed photos that you do not need. Delete images.

Second. If you have images on your phone for your Elements project go through and transfer them using Dropbox or OneDrive app OR email them to yourself (or school email address).

Then label them using the Title window in the Metadata area in the Library mode.

Only label the ones you plan on turning in. Label them with one of the five type of Element photos

  • Rule of Third
  • Balance (Symmetrical)
  • Perspective / Angle
  • Framing
  • Leading Lines

Have a Great Weekend!!

CP2 & Pract – TGIF – Turning In & Next Week


Today before leaving class one thing is due. Your CONTEST Action or Re-Action image. This must be placed on your blog. Post needs to be labled “Contest 2 – Action” OR “Contest 2 – ReAction”. I know you placed post on Monday. If one of these is your best then repost. PLEASE. PLEASE. PLEASE. Take a look at your crops, or your angles. You’ve had plenty of opportunity to make this a great image. Reminder it’s a summative.

Photo by: Haley Farmer

Tuesday. Your green screen creation is due. Reminder you are to post to your blog AND saved to the Files for Printing folder. This will be at least 3 grades, one being a summative.

Created by: Destiny Butler

Thursday. First 4 images from your portfolio are due on your WIX site. Instructions are online whenever you are ready to begin the process.



Today before leaving class we will gather all of the counselor images into one folder for delivery. OR place images into print file for Emeralds.

Tuesday. Is big. You have two projects/items due. First your green screen creation, 3 grades – at least one summative. Then also your Contest #3 image is due.

Thursday. First 6 images from your portfolio are due on your WIX site. Instructions are online whenever you are ready to begin the process.


Water Balloons – 10/10

Today’s goal of what you are to capture is below. You are trying to get the water balloon as soon as it burst. If we get lucky you’ll capture water as it breaks apart or breaks over someones head.



You will edit from this…

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.. to this.


Water Sculpting – 10/9

Today’s goal is to capture at 1/1000 of a second water sculptures from your hands. You’ll also be using the continuous shutter capture mode as well.

Reminder that today’s professional dress is based on color.


The Other Side of The Triangle – 10/8

Today’s goal is to get a quick grasp of remaining side of the Exposure Triangle – Shutter Speed. How fast does your camera capture action. We’ll go over the settings, then try to capture items in motion. Through this week and next called Speed Weeks, you’ll see the “need for speed” (#SorryNotSorry #Moviequote).

Below is old school, SLR (Single Lens Reflex) film camera way shutters opened and closed.

And this is the new DSLR (D stands for digital). DO NOT DO THIS!!!! Lent and dust suck into the camera and all pics afterwards have spots on them.

Deleting & Editing – 10/7

Today’s goal is for you to first go through your Elements photos you’ve taken so far and delete any of the bad photos.

Next when you’ve deleted the bad ones, then go to the Develop area and begin editing your images. For this assignment NO CROPPING!!

Tomorrow we’ll use the setup in front of the classroom.

CP2 & Pract – Monday Only – Action/Re-Action

Today you are to go through and edit your best Action AND Re-Action photos. Post BOTH to your blog before leaving class. Post them in 2 separate post.

Reverse from Yesterday – 10/4

Today’s goal is to either complete Chapter 9 (5th Pd.) OR get your second day of shooting on (4th Pd).

Next week. It’s all about Shutter Speed. The other side of the Exposure Triangle. Most of it will be done using water.

WARNING!! You’re going to get wet!

Have a Great Weekend!!


It’s October 3rd – 10/3

Today’s goal is to understand a little more about Elements and shooting more photos.

  • 4th Pd. – Chapter 9
  • 5th Pd. – Shooting photos

(This will reverse tomorrow)

CP2 & Pract – How was your action shots?

Great work Haley Farmer!

Here’s the link to see more.

Elements Shooting – 10/2

Today you will have to shoot photos for your Elements shooting assignment. Reminder of the numbers:

  • Rule of Third – 8 Images
  • Balance (Symmetrical) – 4 Images
  • Perspective / Angle – 4 Images
  • Framing – 4 Images
  • Leading Lines – 4 Images

And of the particulars:

  • Shooting at least twice at the Career Center
  • Images from phone taken during assignment time are acceptable
  • No image or similar image may be used more than once.
  • Total images required – 24.
  • Images will be printed and uploaded to Flickr with logo watermark.
  • Editing of images will take place using Lightroom.
  • All photos must be taken within the next two weeks.
  • Printout of assignment will be October 15th!

Tomorrow – History of Photography

Elements of Photography – 10/1

Today’s goal is to know fully the expectations of the Elements of Photography assignment.

  • 24 photos
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Balance
  • Perspective
  • Framing
  • Leading Lines

We’ll go over the process and how to’s throughout class today.

Av Last Day/Chance – 9/30

Today’s goal is to be complete and finished with your Aperture scavenger hunt by the time you leave class. If not. Come in for tutoring to complete.

You will be using the same print layout and information from before. All directions are on the Scavenger Hunt page.


Also today. Last day for 30 Day Challenge. Self portrait does NOT mean selfie. Learn to use the timer feature on your camera.

Tuesday & Wednesday – Elements of Photography and Design. They’ll be some time to shoot photos.

Thursday’s (tentative) & Friday – History of Photography

CP2 & Pract – Week of Sept. 30th – Light Stands, Speedlights, & OCF Begins –

This week’s goal is to learn the processes for paper and fabric setup. Then it’s on to Speedlights, remotes, and camera settings. You’ll need something to take notes and videos with.

Pract – You’ll be editing all Emerald pics.