Course Catalog

M/J Creative Photography 2 (#0102050)

Grades:
6, 7, 8
Course Length:
Year (Y)
Promotion Requirement:

None

Assessment:

Principal Approved Final

Placement Consideration:

Should take M/J Creative Photography 1 before Level 2

Prerequisites:

M/J Creative Photography 1 is recommended

Next Course in Progression:
none
Other Information:
Approved Resources:
Course Description:

Students advance their technical and aesthetic foundations in photographic techniques. This course may include, but is not limited to, color and/or black and white photography, researching the history of photography, making connections to contemporary and community photographers, critiquing using varied techniques, and experimenting with a variety of photographic media which may include, but is not limited to, handcrafted pinhole cameras, hand tinting photographs, mixed media, cyanotypes, medium format, photo collage, color photography, cross-processing, creative filters, macro, panoramic, digital output on a variety of media, emerging technologies and new media. Craftsmanship and quality are reflected in the surface of the print, care of the materials, attention to compositional conventions, and expression of personal ideas and feelings. Student photographers use an art criticism process to evaluate, explain, and measure artistic growth in personal or group works. This course incorporates hands-on activities and consumption of art materials.