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Name______________________#_____ Your principle(s) of composition: ________________________ Directions: Title/Describe each of your prints: Print#1:______________________________ S T Print#2:______________________________
_____/_____ (25 points) OBJECTIVE: Concept/Solving the Problem • You have created two high quality photographic prints that each present an ordinary subject in extraordinary way by using a principle of composition. • Each of your prints is technically successful. You have selected clear, focused negatives to make your prints from, and each print has been crafted with precision and care. Comments: _____/_____ (25 points) STUDIO SKILLS: Darkroom Processes & Techniques • You have effectively cleaned your negatives of dust and water-marks. • You have created two test strips for each print, and have correctly assessed each to identify the right exposure time & aperture setting for each print. • You have correctly used an enlarger to enlarge and focus your negative. • You have used a grain focuser to effectively focus your negative. • You have used an easel to correctly center your negative upon the photo paper. • You have correctly applied the 4 step printing procedure by processing your prints in each of the following chemicals: developer, stop bath, fixer, and water bath. Comments: _____/_____ (25 points) DESIGN: Using the Photographic Principles of Composition • You have selected negatives that clearly show the principles of composition listed above. • You have considered the correct exposure time, depth of field, and composition for each photograph to help visually enhance or present your subject in an interesting way. • Each of your prints represents a wide range of values, as evidence of patient, proper, printing techniques in the darkroom. Comments: _____/_____ (25 points) PRESENTATION: Professionally Presenting your Work • You have demonstrated an understanding of proper care for all photographic materials, (prints are clear and clean of most distracting scratches, dirt, and chemical stains). • Your negatives and prints are representative of cautious, careful exposing and printing procedures. • You have used an easel and/or trimmed your print to create a crisp, clean, sharp border around the outside of each of your prints. • You have matted your final two prints together as a series of images, by evenly measuring, centering, and attaching each print to the matte board using the photo mount. Comments: _____/_____ (100 points) TOTAL
Ordinary to Extraordinary Self-Evaluation Questions (Complete sentences, complete thoughts!)
1. Briefly restate the problem for this shooting assignment in your own words. Do you feel you prints successfully solved this problem? Why or why not?
Identify one strength, and one way you can improve your prints for the next assignment.
Agree/Disagree: Composition is a visual tool that can be used to clarify an idea. (Explain why you agree or disagree by referring to your own knowledge/experiences at this point)
Ordinary to Extraordinary Group Critique
Directions: Select 3 different showpieces from critique according to the following categories. Write the number of
the work next to each category. You may not choose your own work as a showpiece, and you may not choose the same work twice. __________: Unique
of Wisdom/Helpful Advice