time to focus on themes and underlying ideas behind your mages! The
central goal for advanced work is to produce an expressive body of work that
demonstrates superior technical skill and a unique personal quality Developing
an initial game-plan is essential in order to deal with special equipment, lighting and/or travel
equipment you want (film and/or digital). Please be sure to focus special
attention on achieving dynamic compositions and superior overall craftsmanship.
Be sure to check out the new (large-format) printer in the media center.
The printer offers a wide range of new possibilities!
FYI -- As
much as possible, we will emulate the real-life experience of a professional
photographer. Consider approaching each assignment as if it were a job or
task that you were hired to do.
Identify at least THREE artists (working in photography OR not) that
you find particularly intriguing. Acquaint yourself with the underlying themes
and ideas contained in the work. Print at least one example of each artistís
work and bring the images to class within the FIRST of the semester.
six images that illustrate, or advocate, a special cause or event. Strive for a
unique perspective on perhaps a common topic (examples: diversity, youth
athletics, fitness, school spirit, environmental awareness, brotherhood,
six images that dynamically involve the human figure in as expressive a way as
possible (consider trying to depict specific emotions: joy, peace, harmony, love, anger, rage,
etc. Also consider depicting broader themes such as: brotherhood,
parenting, mentoring, teaching, friendship, pride, determination, etc.
six images that depict alternative environments (woods, city, under-water,
rain-storm, inside a car during a rainstorm, inside a factory, etc.
six images that emulate one or more of your primary (artist) influences. Seek
to emulate, not directly copy, the artist. Feel free adapt or modify their
theme to your own.
six images that rely on
color in an 'essential' way (plan to print digitally).
projects are strongly encouraged!
quick field-trips during lunch (optional).
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