Archive for Advanced Commercial Photography

CP2 & Pract – Week of 11/18 – Getting Work Done

CP2 – This weeks goal is to get everything shot, so that you can be ahead of the game in editing. If you have already shot both Headshots and OCF, then you need to get them edited and on your blog.

Practicum – By the end of this week your cube images are to be taken, and if already taken the process of placing them together should begin. Also if you have not already captured your OCF then you need to do so.

Everyone – Portfolio images are due FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH!!!!



CP2 & Pract – Week of 11/4 – Headshots & OCF Details

This weeks’ goals are to know the set ups and how to’s of the Headshot Gear. We’ll go over camera and lighting settings. Also you’ll get some practical experience shooting one another in class.

Also this week OCF outside in shade and in sunshine. Yes it can be done.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 10/28 -11/1 – OCF Using Speedlights

This week you’ll be learning the process of Off Camera Flash, you’ll start with ON Camera Flash then move to Off.

Batteries will become your life.

Also this week Headshots.

And timelines.

Great photos below from Legacy Imaging in Waco, Texas showing how off camera flash is used.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 10/21 – ATPI & OCF

Today’s goal is to get your account with ATPI setup so you can begin the process of uploading your contest photos. The real goal is to have all of your current contest entries uploaded by the end of class tomorrow.

OCF – We’ll begin the process of Off Camera Flash instructions/information this week. You’ll see the process from on the camera to off the camera. This will be a large part of this nine weeks process.

Friday – Your last contest image is DUE!! We’ll go over your papers in class.


Portfolios if you haven’t seen…

MAD Photography



Sammi Lynn Photography

Jamri Lewis Photography


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

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.

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.


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.

CP2 & Pract – How was your action shots?

Great work Haley Farmer!

Here’s the link to see more.

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.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 9/23 – Green Screen Edits, Shooting & Football Post

This week you’ll be going through and creating a Green Screen image from last weeks photo shoots. We’ll go through the Green Screen extractor action for Photoshop.

Below is this weeks work to be done:

  1. WIX site requirement checkup.
  2. Green Screen Assignment – Due Friday.
  3. Football post Due Friday.
  4. Shooting for your green screen goes through October 3rd.

All instructions are online.

CP2 & Pract – Week of 9/16 – Games, Edits, Green Screen, & More

Rain Rain Go Away…….

This week we’ll be going over:

  • Design layouts for green screen pics.
  • Setting up green screen, and blue scree, and gray screen, and white screen.
  • Contest due at end of the week.
  • Fixing up Wix site, mainly blog part.
  • Shooting pics Wednesday!


CP2 & Pract – Week of 9/9 – Resetting Software, Editing, Selections, & Gear

Last week the newest versions of LR, BR, & PS were loaded on your computers. We’ll go through and set them up. Should not take very long.

Also today remembering how to edit images. Clone Stamp & Healing.

Big emphasis on editing faces, hair, etc.

Selection tools and how to select just the exact parts you want.

Gear. What is there to check out.

What your Logic Keyboard does….

CP2 & Pract – Getting Forms

Today your forms are due – Portfolio Theme & Contest.

Getting ready for games. And talking about what is expected.

Next week. Editing. How to and more.

Today’s Schedule & More – 9/5

Today at the KCC there are student assemblies taking place. Below is the schedule:


2nd Period 8:50-9:35 (Announcements & Attendance)

4th Period 9:38 – 12:13 –
Presentation Time

Group A 9:45 – 10:45
200, 300, 400 Hallways

Group B 11:00 – 12:00
100, 500, 600 Hallways and Portables

Lunch 12:13– 1:12


6th Period 1:15 – 3:55 Presentation Time

Group A 1:30 – 2:30
200, 300, 400 Hallways (CCALL to LH)

Group B 2:40 – 3:40
100, 500, 600 Hallways and Portables (CCALL to LH)


Also today getting links to your Flickr & Wix sites.

CP2 & Pract – Logo & Watermark

Today & Friday’s goal is to go through and cleanup last years logo. OR if you don’t like it make a new one.

Once you are satisfied you will need to go through and make sure you have saved a Black PNG version and a White PNG version.

Then open LR.

Choose Edit > Edit Watermark

Save at least two Watermarks Presets using your PNG files.

CP2 & Pract – Getting a Link

Today you need to click here bookmark.

Also today ATPI Fall Contest.


Today we’ll cover syllabus, Leo Buckley, Vests, etc.

A quick lesson on shooting football.

ACP – Computer Setup & A Whole Lot more….

You need to add all calendars to your calendar program. If you use something other than Google calendar let me know.

Also today you’ll be setting up Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, and your internet browser of choice.