Students will learn photography and graphic design basics to produce the annual student yearbook, The Cavalier.
- Students will design and construct a properly formatted two page template.
- Students will conduct multiple interviews using proper etiquette and techniques.
- Students will write an accurate and grammatically correct story and captions pertaining to specified topic.
- Students will differentiate between high caliber photographs and low caliber images.
- Students will compile a portfolio of high caliber photographs taken by them.
- Students will exhibit respect for each other's work while peer-editing for quality.
- Students will use the Internet and multiple software applications to complete classroom and homework activities.
- Students will assemble the aforementioned elements to produce a distinguished yearbook.
Content (Knowledge, Skills & Values)
- Knowledge of template construction including, but not limited to: strategic design, graphic arts, typography, dominance, modules, overprint, adaptation and unification.
- Interviewing skills including technique and etiquette.
- Proper grammar including, but not limited to: fragments, run-ons, punctuation and clauses as leads.
- Elements of Photographic Composition including, but not limited to: simplicity, rule of thirds, path of moving subjects, use of lines, balance, angling, framing and mergers.
- Knowledge of proper image upload including pica, pixels, jpeg, tiff, grain and resolution.
- Use of software application skills including, but not limited to: filtering, blurring, distorting, texturizing, lighting, strokes, lassoing, magnetic lassoing, tonal contrast, tone sets, selective focus, brush selection, magic wand, smudging, sharpening, levels, feathering, growing, inversing, gradient, cropping , toggling, opacity and mode.