Photography 1

  • LG 1: Create - Elements and Principles

    HIGH PRIORITY STANDARDS
    NCCAS Standards 2014
    Artistic Process: Creating
    Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

    LEARNING GOAL
    Students will be able to demonstrate the elements and principles of art through the media of photography.

    PROFICIENCY SCALE
    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal evidenced by:

    • Applying elements of line, color, texture, light, shadow, shape and the principle of repetition to photographic images.
    • Creating art that illustrates design concepts with photographic images.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: composition, balance, direction, detail, positive and negative space, focal length, depth of field, light intensity.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Describing how the elements and principles of photography work together to create an image.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.


    LG 2 Create – The Camera

    HIGH PRIORITY STANDARDS
    NCCAS Standards 2014
    Artistic Process: Creating
    Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

    LEARNING GOAL
    Students will be able to use a film camera as a tool to create.

    PROFICIENCY SCALE
    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:

    • Analyzing the external environment and the type of film in the camera to make decisions about camera settings.
    • Manipulating all functions of the Single Lens Reflex 35 mm film camera to set the exposure correctly in Manual mode.
    • Creating a well-exposed image.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary such as: single lens reflex, 35 mm, shutter speed dial, film advance lever, ASA/ISO dial, shutter release, aperture, light meter, depth of field scale, f-stop, single-lens
      reflex.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying parts and functions of the 35 mm film camera.
      • Setting camera functions using preset modes: Shutter priority,
      • Aperture priority, Automatic settings.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.


    LG 3 Create - The Darkroom

    HIGH PRIORITY STANDARDS
    NCCAS Standards 2014
    Artistic Process: Creating
    Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

    LEARNING GOAL
    Students will understand the chemistry that creates a photographic image using film and paper.

    PROFICIENCY SCALE
    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application or innovates with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal by:

    • Applying precise measurements of volume and temperature to the raw materials used with film and photographic paper.
    • Following procedures to create an archival-level product.

    Level 2: Student will demonstrate he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary, such as: D-76, Dektol, Stop Bath, developing tanks, reel, fixer, safelights, test strips, print wash.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Identifying the correct chemicals used to develop film and paper prints.
      • Following the steps to process film and paper.
      • Following steps for darkroom safety.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.

    Targets
    Students know how to:

    • Process black and white film to obtain the best negatives.
    • Mix and use darkroom chemicals to produce a paper print.
    • Maintain darkroom safety to avoid future health issues. (e.g. effects of long and short term exposure to toxic chemicals, chemical burns, fumes and chemical mixes that damage lungs).


    LG 4 Create - Printing Techniques

    HIGH PRIORITY STANDARDS
    NCCAS Standards 2014
    Artistic Process: Creating
    Anchor Standard: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.

    LEARNING GOAL
    Students will be able to create quality hand- printed images.

    PROFICIENCY SCALE
    Level 4: Student demonstrates an in-depth inference or advanced application with the learning goal.

    Level 3: Student demonstrates mastery with the learning goal as evidenced by:

    • Analyzing and applying photography techniques used to create various styles of images.
    • Creating quality prints that convey the intended meaning.
    • Manipulating the settings of the enlarger to obtain the best print based on the technique chosen.
    • Developing test strips to judge the best light exposure for a print based on the technique chosen.

    Level 2: Student demonstrates he/she is nearing proficiency by:

    • Recognizing and recalling specific vocabulary: enlarger, lens, negative carrier, agitation, contact sheet, cropping dodging, panorama, collage, double exposure.
    • Performing processes such as:
      • Applying photo techniques to create images.
      • Developing prints that need minor adjustment.

    Level 1: Student demonstrates limited understanding or skill with the learning goal.