PROJECT 3: PORTFOLIO

 

PROJECT 3: PORTFOLIO

This project will be be a portfolio of images influenced by a photographer of your choice (most of you will use the same photographer from Exercise 3:2 Copycat).  Shoot a series of images inspired by your photographer.  All prints must be matted or mounted for critique.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Student can apply techniques learned in class when looking at the work of other photographers
  • Student can identity different qualities of light 
  • Student is knowledge about film camera filters to change contrast on film
  • Student understands and can execute print finishing, including photo mounting and window matting
  • Student can print and wash FB paper
  • Student can print on 11x14 in. paper
  • Student understands the toning process

WHAT YOU TURN IN

1 Project Description

8-10  Excellent Prints (mounted or matted)

1 Presentation (5 min)

TOTAL POINTS

100

MATERIALS

35mm Camera

35mm Film (ISO and Brand of your choice)

Negative Sleeves (35mm) + Binder

Photo Paper (RCVC or FBVC)

Mat Board (at least 11x14 in.)

Mounting Tissue (optional)

Photo Corners (optional)

Acid Free Mounting Tape (optional)

 

The images produced by this project do not need to copy “word for word” the artists original idea or intention.  The photographer and their images should serve as the foundation of your ideas and your completed portfolio.  Your copycat print can be included in your portfolio.

THE PRESENTATION

Put together a presentation that helps the students understand who the photographer is, what type of characteristics that make them or their art unique, and anything relevant to why you feel it would be important, helpful or fun to recreate the work.

The images produced by this project do not need to copy “word for word” the artists original idea or intention.  The photographer and their images should serve as the foundation of your ideas and your completed portfolio.  Your copycat print can be included in your portfolio.

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier

START HERE. Before you can begin, you will have to figure out what transformation means to you.  Consider the people, places and things that you see and how they change and adapt in their environments.  Feel free to capture your subjects as you see them, or take more control of your photography by setting up your compositions.  Build things, break things, have fun--BUT be safe!  Use the following examples as places to depart from:

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STUDENT WORK

 
 

EXERCISES

3:1 MATTING + MOUNTING

3:2 COPYCAT

3:3 TONERS

PROJECT

3: PORTFOLIO