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ART 929 - Individual Projects

Credits: 2-6
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 6-18
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Students will have the opportunity to further develop their photographic expertise in one or more of the following photography classifications: Architectural, Banquet, Postcards/Marketing Publications, Business Portraits, Fine Arts, Fashion, Furniture, Industrial, Illustrative, Photojournalism, Public Relations, Conventions/Special Events, Education or Weddings. Students meet with instructor for project review once a week until project is completed. This course is repeatable up to 6 credits.
Prerequisite: ART 226 , ART 289 , ART 291 , and ART 292  
Competencies
  1. Identify an appropriate topic
    1. Discuss skill levels that re appropriate types of projects
    2. Prepare a proposal
    3. Develop a list of objectives
    4. Identify how objectives will be achieved
    5. Identify expected outcomes
    6. List required resources
    7. Describe the final visual outcome
  2. Plan an appropriate project
    1. Estimate the costs involved in the project
    2. Estimate the time for each sub set of the project
    3. Research and determine necessary equipment
    4. Identify and research locations
    5. Develop a schedule for shooting assignments
    6. Develop a list of appropriate contacts
  3. Demonstrate how to prepare for identified photography classification project
    1. Cite the advantages of being familiar with appropriate equipment and accessories
    2. Decide which film or sensor to use for a given photographic opportunity
    3. Explain which, and how, equipment should be packed or maintained
    4. Analyze and describe the image making opportunities for the photography classification
  4. Identify appropriate images
    1. Recognize the process of creating a scene
    2. Predict a visually interesting photograph
    3. Identify techniques in designing composition
    4. Identify and demonstrate the power points of close up composition
    5. Recognize the quality, direction and intensity of light
    6. Recognize the decisive moment of peak composition
    7. Cite and demonstrate ways of using the Rule of Thirds
  5. Illustrate the balance between aperture size and shutter speed
    1. Demonstrate the controllers that show motion and depth of field in a photograph
    2. Judge the effects of variable equipment settings
    3. Analyze how lighting impacts the balance
    4. Plan a series of images that will be used for comparison
    5. Generate a series of images that will be analyzed
    6. Assess and select images that display desired effects
    7. Judge the affects of motion on images
    8. Develop a series of images that incorporate motion
    9. Analyze how motion affects the image
    10. Assess and select images that display desired effects and improve the project
  6. Judge the affects of lighting on images
    1. Develop a series of images that incorporate specialized lighting affects
    2. Analyze how the lighting affects the image
    3. Assess and select images that display desired effects and enhance the project
  7. Judge the affect of color on images
    1. Develop a series of images that use color variances and affects
    2. Assess how the affects of color impacts the images
    3. Conclude which images will add desired interest to the project
  8. Display the use of Line and Angle to enhance a project
    1. Develop a series of images that use line and angle affects
    2. Assess how the affects impact the images
    3. Judge which images will add desired interest to the project
  9. Evaluate the effect of equipment selection on image quality
    1. Develop a series of images using instructor identified film and digital equipment
    2. Assess how the selection of equipment affected the images
    3. Select which images will best fit the project
  10. Demonstrate the impact of design on the outcome of images
    1. Develop a series of images with various impacts on the design
    2. Assess how the design impacts the images
    3. Determine which images will display the desired outcomes
  11. Defend a portfolio of work as defined by the selected project
    1. Assemble a portfolio of images that demonstrate the desired visual outcomes
    2. Describe how the portfolio accomplishes the outcomes
    3. Judge the portfolio’s strengths and weaknesses
    4. Explain how each image adds to the portfolios value and makes it whole



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