1. Log into Google Apps
2. Make a copy of 'Photo Tech' in your Period Shared folder.
3. Rename 'Lastname, Firstname Photo Tech'
4. Read the directions and complete your research
5. You also need to complete the following worksheet to assess your research methods: Research Criteria
You will be using the Nikon D3000 or similar camera
Watch the following videos & diagrams about the camera: Videos Here
- First Steps
- Taking your First Photograph
- Body (front)
- Body (rear)
- Mode Dial
Upload your images to G: > Digital Art > 04 Photo Tech >
Edit your images following these guidelines: Basic Photoshop Editing
Today you will spend the period editing your photos by completing two tutorials. Following tutorials is one way digital artists learn and update their skills as technology is always changing. Pick tutorials that are interesting to you and just beyond your skill level so you push yourself to learn something new, read through it first before you start!
If you get stumped check out this page, Google it (ex- 'where to find blur filter in Photoshop cs6'), or ask a classmate nearby for a quick question. You MUST use your own photographs.
Lastly, make the finished tutorials you create look like a finished pieces and not 'an exercise', something you could print out and display!
Choose from the following tutorials & sites:
Easy Level Tutorials: Retro Color | Selective Color | Vintage Color | Fish Eye Effect | Cutout Painting Effect |Tilt Shift | Double Exposure
Medium Level Tutorials: Colorize a B&W Photo | Cross-Process Look | Black & White Infrared | Toy Camera Effect |
More Challenging Tutorials: Fashion Shot | Portrait Caricatures | Sketch Effect | Light Beam | Cold Photo |
Don't like any of the ones above? Try these sites:
Tutorial Sites: Greyscale Gorilla | Computer Arts | Photoshop Star | Youtube PhotoGavin | LayersMagazine | PSD Tuts+