Today’s Warm Up: Macro Photos of Backlit Autumn Leaves Explode Color, Texture.

http://petapixel.com/2016/09/28/macro-photos-backlit-autumn-leaves-explode-color-texture/

After viewing the photos contained in the link above, answer the following questions using complete sentences.

What is the driving force behind the brilliance of these images? What makes them so beautiful? What decisions did the photographer make as far as how to present them in the frame, composition? What ideas do you get for your own work out of this?

Photo Challenge Group Critique: Double Exposure: Period 5

Step 1: Get together in your CFGs and pull up the double exposure images you made this week.

Step 2: Each person should be able to answer these questions about each photo in your CFG. Write down the group’s thinking on each of these questions for each of your photos. Post the answers in a google doc and turn it into Google Classroom. Critiques are due on Tuesday.

1.Does the photo demonstrate the technique of double exposure? Does one image comment on the 2nd image?  How successful was the person in creating the double exposure effect? How clean or professional does the job look? Are there spots the photographer could improve upon?  Does the photo demonstrate thinking outside the box? Is the focus appropriate for the subject of the photo? Was Photoshop used appropriately to adjust the levels in the photograph?

2.  What could be done to improve the overall quality of these images?

Each person turn in a copy of their group’s answers to the above questions.

Critiques are due on Tuesday.

DO YOUR VOTING HERE. YOU GET THREE VOTES.

Photo Challenge Group Critique: Double Exposure: Period 1

Step 1: Get together in your CFGs and pull up the double exposure images you made this week.

Step 2: Each person should be able to answer these questions about each photo in your CFG. Write down the group’s thinking on each of these questions for each of your photos. Post the answers in a google doc and turn it into Google Classroom. Critiques are due on Tuesday.

1.Does the photo demonstrate the technique of double exposure? Does one image comment on the 2nd image? How successful was the person in creating the double exposure effect? How clean or professional does the job look? Are there spots the photographer could improve upon? Does the photo demonstrate thinking outside the box? Is the focus appropriate for the subject of the photo? Was Photoshop used appropriately to adjust the levels in the photograph?

2. What could be done to improve the overall quality of these images?

Each person turn in a copy of their group’s answers to the above questions.

Critiques are due on Tuesday.

DO YOUR VOTING HERE. YOU GET THREE VOTES.

Next Week’s Photo Challenge: Choose Love!

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For next week’s photo challenge, you will make two photos that have to do with choosing Love. Any photo that has to do with the following would be excellent.

  • Love your neighbor.
  • Love yourself.
  • Self Acceptance.
  • Be kind.
  • Be supportive.
  • Choose a more positive direction.
  • Where does negativity get you?
  • Be the change you wish to see in the world.

Here are some examples from a similar photo challenge I did last year. Be Inclusive. Your photo must have the words Choose Love on it.

http://howlheritage.com/blog/photography/beinclusive/

Two photos are due on 10/5