• Welcome to Photography!

    Welcome to Photography!


    Congratulations! You survived and passed Art 1! :-) In this semester course we will learn about history of photography, workings of a camera, many ways of creating a photographic image, while implementing elements and principles of art that we covered in Art 1 such as composition, balance, color, space and more.

    Nine Week Plans-Quarter 1
     Dates Topic/Assignment   Details Type of Assessment 
    Weeks 1-2  Smartphone Photography Understanding different camera apps, filters and editing through our phones and Photoshop Formative, Critique, Self-reflection, Summative 
    Weeks 3-5  Pinhole Photography Learning about aperture, shutter speeds and an introduction to the darkroom Formative, Critique, Self-reflection, Summative
     Weeks 7-9  Photograms Learning about enlargers in the dark room and the printing process Formative, Critique, Self-reflection, Summative
     Photography Info 
    Grading Policy:

    Students will be graded in a points system, in the following categories:

    Projects (include group projects, critiques, discussions, etc.) - 100-200 points

    Reflections/Re-submitting Work:

    Not happy with your grade? Refer to the rubric you were given to reflect on how you could rework the art piece. Submit the updated work before the end of the quarter to receive/recover points. Please note, I will not accept works on teacher work days.

    Thank you for taking the time to look over this!

    Ms. Murphy