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Week 4 on Photography: Class Materials

By Posted in - Class Materials & Spring 2012 UMW Tricks on February 6th, 2012 7 Comments

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Photo Challenge

You hopefully have a camera with you! You have 20 minutes to complete this challenge, to take and post your best photos to satisfy the following. You are restricted to places in the building our class is scheduled.

  • Make an ordinary object look more interesting, almost supernatural.
  • Take a portrait of a person; have them display an emotion.
  • Take a photo that makes use of converging lines.

Allow enough time to take the photos and upload them to your flickr account. Tag all of your photos ds106photoblitz

Discussion of Photos

View tagged photos

On Photography


Photo Editos

If you do not have Photoshop or commercial software, some alteratives

Pimp Your Flickr

See also Flickr fun tutorial by @wwnorm


Week 4: Photography and Visual Assignments, see

Every day for next 2 weeks: Daily Create photos Suggest making a flickr set to hold your daily creates (see tutorial video)

By next Sunday, complete 10 stars worth of visual assignments

Examples of Visual Assignments

Photo and Editing
Splash that color

Image with a message

Normal to Extraordinary

Album Cover

Noticing Things

Illustrate 106

Unlikely Intersections

Common everyday objects

Find Yourself

Creating scenes
Return to the scene of the crime

Art Comes to Life

Buddy Photo

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