Create a portfolio of five black and white photos demonstrating the photo composition techniques listed below.
- B&W Rule of Thirds
- B&W Leading Lines
- B&W Frame Within a Frame
- B&W Repeating Pattern
- B&W Finding Light
Photos must depict subjects related to agriculture or the life sciences. Be creative and seek a variety of subjects for your portfolio. Concentrate on creating photos with a clearly defined subject using the compositional methods specified in each assignment. The assignments can be completed with a smartphone or camera. Use your favorite app to convert photos from color to black and white. Photos submitted must be the original work of the student.
- Do not include people in your photos.
- Pets are okay as long as they are part of the composition.
Submit your photo portfolio as a PowerPoint presentation. Include a slide with an interesting title for your portfolio and your name. Include a slide for each photo assignment. Label each slide with the composition technique used. For each photo, indicate the date the photo was taken and the location. Present the slides in the following order: Rule of Thirds, Leading Line, Frame Within the Frame, Repeating Pattern, and Finding Light.
Select photos may be displayed in the Litton Reaves lobby.
Photos must depict subjects related to agriculture or the life sciences. Do not include people in your photos. Pets are OK. Only turn in black and white photos. Do not submit photos that are the same or similar to photos taken for the Farmers Market Picture Story assignment. Your creative photography portfolio will receive a O if any of the photos do not meet these requirement.
Each photo will be graded using the rubric listed in the The Art of Photography module. Submit your best work!