Week #12 – Misty’s Class

This week we are exploring our final photography assignment:  The Personal Project.

Class Notes | Assignment

Resources & Inspiration

The Importance of Personal Projects 7 Questions to Help You Find Your Perfect Personal Project Personal Projects

 

Week #11 – Misty’s Class

This week’s assignment is photographing for a Photo Essay.

Class Notes  |  Assignment  |  Image Cover Sheet

Resources & Inspiration

5 Photo Essay Tips Photography Essay Storytelling 16 of the Best Photo Essays from 2012 The Big Picture

You can look to your local newspaper for great examples of [...]

VCP101-05 :: {Assignment} Photo Essay

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Assignment | Lecture Material

Click on the link below each photograph to see the rest of the photos from that Photo Essay.

My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer, by Angelo Merendino

Simulating Mars on Earth by Jim Urquhart/Reuters

Week #10 – Misty’s Class

This week’s assignment is Image Dependency.  In class we learned how to create Diptych & Triptych collages and why you would even want to in the first place. 

Class Notes  |  Assignment  |  Image Cover Sheet 

More Resources

This video shows a number of diptychs and triptychs and explains why each set works well.

The [...]

Misty’s Class :: {Assignment} Image Dependency

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Assignment: Image Dependency (Diptychs & Triptychs)

Here are some good examples of successful Diptychs & Triptychs.  To read more about any of the photographers below or see more of their work, click on their name.

Diptych & Photos by Susan Stripling

Week #9 :: Misty’s Class

This week in class we learned about photographing action and how to show motion in our photographs.  In class we played around with light painting.  Click on the links below for more in-depth info on what was covered in class this week.

Class Notes  |  Assignment | Image Cover Sheet

Here are some extra resources to [...]

Misty’s Class :: {Assignment} Action/Motion

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Assignment:  Action/Motion

Here are some good examples of images portraying Action and/or Motion.  To read more about any of the photographers below or see more of their work, click on their name.

Photo by Jeff Farsai

Photo by Suchat Pederson, Chief [...]

Week #8 :: Misty’s Class

This week we are learning about storytelling Environment Portraits.

Class Notes |  Lecture Material | Assignment | Image Cover Sheet

**If you missed class, don’t forget to complete the VCP Mid- Semester Course/Lab Survey.  This only needs to be completed once per student (per class), so if you’ve completed this in class, you don’t have to do it again.

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Misty’s Class :: {Assignment} Environmental Portraits

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Assignment | Lecture Material

Here are some good examples of Environmental Portraits.  Take the time to think about what you can learn about each subject in the photo by noticing their surroundings and expression.  To read more about any of the photographers below or see more of their work, click on [...]

Week #7 :: Misty’s Class

This week we are learning about color portraits and editing skin tones.

Class Notes |  Assignment  |  Image Cover Sheet

Here are some extra resources to look at that will help you with what we learned in class this week.

Tips for Portraiture

5 Tips for Better Self Portraits Great Self Portraits in 4 Steps 101 Portrait Photography [...]

Misty’s Class :: {Assignment} Self Portrait

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Assignment:  Self Portrait

Here are some good examples of Self Portraits by famous photographers.  To read more about any of the photographers below or see more of their work, click on their name.

Cindy Sherman, famous for her self portraits

Week #6 :: Misty’s Class

This week we learned about color design theory and how to color balance our images in Photoshop and Lightroom.  Click on the links below for more in depth info on what was covered in class this week.

Class Notes |  Assignment  | Image Cover Sheet

Here are some extra resources to look at that will help [...]