Teachers - The Arts Photography Source: The Civil War Analyze a series of photographs of the Battle of Antietam, and write Civil War newspapers about the battle from the opposing perspectives of North and South. Incorporate topics on the military, political and economic aspects of the war. Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Subjects: Social Studies, The Arts Topics: Journalism. Resource Type: Lesson Plan Source: American Masters Learn about W. Grade Level: 9-12 Topics: Journalism. Source: How Art Made the World Analyze the concepts of recorded images, memory, death and memorials. Topics: Civics: Community & Citizenship. Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting: Art Beat at School Consider the importance of light and the rule of thirds to the photographer's art. Subjects: The Arts Topics: Photography. Explore the basic elements of photography and learn how to make a pinhole camera. Topics: Photography. Source: American Photography: A Century Of Images Examine the power of photography as an agent of change. Topics: Journalism. Source: Mathline
10 Common Photoshop Frustrations (and How to Fix Them in Five Minutes) Photoshop is not always the most user friendly of programs. Sometimes it has frustrating issues, and the solution is not always clear. Here’s a list of 10 annoying problems you might have with Photoshop, and simple solutions to fix them. They’ll range from simple to complex, some dealing with why the program won’t let you use your cursor tools, or why your cursor has changed shape. Read on to see the list, and what you can learn to make your graphics editing experience more pleasant and productive. Your Cursor Disappears or Changes Shape The Problem: After working with some type or some other tool, only to return to the brush to find that your cursor has changed shape, and is difficult to see. The Solution: If your cursor looks like the ones directly above, you’ve probably switched to “precise cursors.” Your Panels Keep Disappearing The Problem: Uncertain what you’ve done, all your panels have vanished from your screen. Your Brush Tool (Or Others) Have Stopped Working
Teaching Digital Photography to Students Teaching digital photography carries with it a number of excellent benefits for both the teacher and the student. Not only does it give you the opportunity to help others develop their passion for photography, but it also allows you to hone your own skills by helping others. While there are a number of great reasons to begin teaching, there are a few things that all potential instructors should understand before jumping in. Tips for Teaching Digital Photography Before you start passing around the camera you might consider showing students samples from photography books. Then, spend a few minutes discussing how the images inspire outstanding photography. Camera Basics If you are using an elaborate digital camera, consider sticking to the basic features when first introducing the device to students. How to hold a cameraUnderstanding camera settingsHow to insert and remove the camera's memory cardHow to use the viewfinderUsing Live View modeHow to shoot a photo Fundamental Photo Techniques
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How to Teach a Digital Photography Class - Steve's Digicams Teaching a digital photography class can be beneficial for several reasons. For the photographer, it is an additional means of earning an income while imparting valuable knowledge to other budding photographers. Those attending these classes will learn a new skill or improve on existing ones. The following are a few guidelines for photographers who are interested in teaching their own photography classes. Step 1: Advise Students on What to Bring Before meeting with the class for the first time, advise them on what they will need to bring during the sessions. Do not assume that all students are at the same level when they come in to the sessions. This allows students to be on their own and try applying the lessons they learned during class. Review the photos produced during the shoot. Discuss the basics on how to save digital photographs. There are many ways of sharing the photographs besides printing.
Creating a Typographic Wallpaper After writing my previous tutorial here about Creating a Zune in Photoshop, several viewers asked if I’d share how I created the wallpaper graphic. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make something similar, and it’s quite easy! What is Typography? In order to create a typographic wallpaper, it would make sense to know a bit about Typography in the first place. This is by no means an in depth look at typography. Step 1 – Creating the Background The background of our wallpaper is going to help set the mood. Create a new document with the dimensions you desire. Step 2 – Setting Our Text Boundary Since I want my text to be in the shape of a 9 (in relation to 2009 and Tutorial9), the easiest way to achieve the shape is going to be to create a large 9 and then use it to place our other text. Step 3 – Placing the Type Now that we have our boundary area, we are ready to start adding our type. We also need to think of how different we want the type to appear. Step 4 – Coloring the Text
home: 2015 Photography is an art and not a science. Because it is not exact it is difficult to assign grades to projects. To help students and their teachers this Rubric lets you see how a photo judge might look at your work. In this class each project or assignment has a challenge for you to face. That challenge may be a technical one or a design or composition challenge. Students will be answering the assignment challenge in their photo but they are also expected to continue adding previous skills to their work. The goal of this class is to train your eye and mind to see good photographs in your thoughts before you take the shot. Independent study students will have this criteria assigned to their work.
4 Tips To Speed Up Photoshop Almost everyone complains that Photoshop takes a lot of time to load and is very slow at times. The obvious way to resolve the Photoshop performance issues is to buy more RAM, or a faster computer ;). Spending money may be an option for some but its possible to to make Photoshop faster without spending a dime. Here’s 4 tips to speed up Photoshop instantly. Change Photoshop History States Ever wondered how Photoshop allows you to undo things again and again? Forcing Photoshop to remember a lot of things will make it slower. To change this history setting, go to, Edit > Preferences > Performance. Change Photoshop Cache Level To 1 Cache levels help Photoshop in rendering and redrawing on screen. • Use higher cache level value for files with less layers • Use lower cache level value for files with more layers Photoshop uses same cache level for all files which makes it slower. Keep it smaller for more speed. Turn Off Image Preview Saving Purge Unnecessary Data To Get Instant Speed Boost