Week #11 – VCP 101-05

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

Class Notes  |  Assignment

Resources & Inspiration

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

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

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 #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

More Resources

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

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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

Here are some extra resources to inspire you and [...]

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 [...]

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 #8 :: Misty’s Class

This week we are learning about storytelling Environment Portraits.

Class Notes |  Lecture Material | Assignment  

**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.

Here are some [...]

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 #7 :: Misty’s Class

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

Class Notes |  Assignment

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 Tips 5 Tips for [...]

Misty’s Class :: {Assignment} Color as the Main Event

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Assignment  |  Lecture Material

Here are some more examples of successful photos with Color as the Main Event, from the Patterns in Nature: Flora series on National Geographic.

Calla Lilly by Raul Touzon

Giant Lobelia by George F. Mobley

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

Here are some extra resources to look at that will help you with what we [...]