1. Choose five tips from the following articles on Photo Editing that you want to try in your own work:
- Ten Photo-Editing Tips from a Pro
- 8 Photo Editing Tips for Stunning Photographs
- Photo Editing for Beginners: A Guide
2. Choose a story for your visual deadline from the WL Issue 3 Final Draft or Rough Draft folder. Make sure no more than two people have already chosen this story. To choose, add a comment to the person's headline telling them that you will be doing the photo for this story (Opinion stories will need artwork, so if you are an artist, you would do the same for an Opinion story) and tell them about your idea for the visual.
3. Before you go and take the picture, read through the story at least twice and leave them edits on anything they still need to address to get this story published.
4. Write up your Visual Deadline proposal (add to today's Google Doc):
- What is your idea for your visual?
- How will your idea show what the story is about?
- What will your visual add to the story?
- How will you show action in your visual?
- What do you need for your visual (people, props, specific classes, locations, props, etc.)?
- How are you going to use elements of effective art or photography to create this visual?
- How are you planning to edit your visual?
- How will you ensure your visual is of high quality and your best possible work?
5. Visual Deadlines Assignment:
You are responsible of shooting a set of 5 pictures for the story assigned to you. Follow these steps and criteria:
- Read the story and leave comments/edits (request access from the author)
- Come up with ideas for photos or photo illustrations
- Submit your photos/photo illustrations next class period.
- Take at least 5 photos
- Photos must be sharp and focused on a subject
- Photos must be bright and high in contrast
- Photos must make effective/creative use of background and foreground
- Photos have to be relevant to the story (you must clear your idea with the story’s author before)
- Photos have to show action
- All group members must participate in editing, idea generation, and photography
- Photos must be taken with an iPhone 5s./Samsung Galaxy S5 or newer (or equivalent) or one of our Journalism cameras
6. Exit Ticket:
- What did you accomplish today?
- How did you/are you going to ensure you take a high quality photo/create high quality art for your visual deadline?
- What is your plan for creating AND editing your visual deadline for next period?
- Bell Work: 5 photo editing tips
- Visual Deadline Proposal
- Your edits on your chosen story (please do not choose your own)
- Exit Ticket