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Photography 1

Instructor
Kristy Jimenez
Term
2017-18 Fall Term
Department
Visual/Performing Arts
Description
Photography 1 class is a great introduction to everything in the digital photo world. Students explore how to use a Mac computer, to understand their cameras' settings, and of course learn how to compose a great photo. 
Throughout the year students are given several opportunities to be involved in community events as well as local and out of town field trips allowing for them to connect with the world around them with their camera in hand. 

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SILHOUETTE SHAPE Homework Assignment. Photo by student Jessica Ottaway.
The subject is well defined. The background must be bright and simple. The silhouette shape must be interesting and dynamic. 
 

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SHAPE homework assignment. Shape is a defined organic or geometric subject. 
Photo by student Maja Rancic.

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LEADING LINE is when a line leads the eye to a focal point or subject of interest. 
Photo by student Ashley Flachner.

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OCTOBER THEME PROJECT - BOO! 
Photo by student Katie Brown.

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TEXTURE focuses on a tactile feature of a subject. Sharp focus and bright light necessary.
Photo by student McKenzie Olsen.

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WORD scavenger Hunt- PVHS. Class Assignment
During class students needed to photograph shapes on campus that resembled the letters P V H S. 
Image created by student Abbie Maemoto.

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PATTERN is a repeating shape that fills the frame.
Photo by student Catherine Jorgensen. 

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Edward WESTON "Nudes" Class Project Due
Directions and examples are posted to the student Edmodo page. 

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FRAMED SUBJECT Homework 
Directions and examples are posted to the student Edmodo Page. 
Photo taken by Chloe Dowling.

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DISTORTED IMAGE -Directions and examples are posted to the student Edmodo Page. 
Photo by student Sophie Geniesse.