Introduction to A2 Photography


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Introduction to A2 Photography

  1. 1. June 2013
  2. 2.  Overview of A2 and summer term Complete Genre’s of photography handout.
  3. 3. 1. Respect one another – don’t talk over others2. Mobile phones switched off and in your bag.3. Be attentive – you’re here to learn so engagewith tasks set
  4. 4. WkbeginningTask10thJune 1 lesson: Introduction to A2 – start genre handout andresearching stop motion ideas17thJune Visit to Nuneaton Art Gallery Photography exhibition- Begin stop motion movies- Introduction of Summer Project – a picture a day24 June - Brainstorm your summer projects- Complete stop motion movies and upload to blog- Complete Summer projects proposalSUMMERHOLIDAYS- Get your sketchbook up to date- Work on your summer Project – A photo a day- Begin prepping for exhibition when your back – organising avenue.
  5. 5.  ART 3 Personal Investigation 60%June – Feb 2014 ART 4 Controlled Assignment 40% 15hour final examFeb – May 2014Combined with AS (50%) makes your overallPhotography A level grade.
  6. 6.  Genre handout – recap on different genre’s of photography Photographic Stop Motion video individual assignment. Planning for summer project and ART3 PersonalInvestigation Paris Trip
  7. 7.  Scheduled for February 2014 for second year Art,Film and Photography students Approximate cost will be £350-400 (tbc) Will inform your ART 4 controlled assignment. An opportunity to extend your practice and visit oneof the most creative cities in the world.
  8. 8. PRESENTATION OF SUMMER WORK – 3 weeksShowing your work and selecting and printing final images from summerwork.TECHNICAL RECAP, NIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY and SKILLS BASEDWORKSHOP - 4 weeksFocusing on advanced camera skills such as shutter speed, aperture,ISO, camera flash, studio lighting and colour balance.ART3 PERSONAL INVESTIGATION – 9 WEEKSPlanning and shooting for coursework piece.Personal Study – 1000-3000 words written piece to accompanyyour practical coursework.
  9. 9.  Submission of ART3 on Monday 3rdFebART4 - CONTROLLED ASSIGNMENT (feb) 7 weeks preparation 15 hour practical examination Trip to Paris
  10. 10.  What is a genre?
  11. 11.  A category of artistic composition, characterisedby similarities in form, style or subject matter.Fazal Sheikh Bob Martin
  12. 12.  List/brainstorm/draw as many genres as possible,with at least 2 photographers for each.
  13. 13.  Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still, 21. 1978. Gelatin silver print.
  14. 14.  Gregory Crewdson, “Production Still,” 1991. C-print.
  15. 15.  Annie Leibovitz / Vanity Fair. The Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair, March, 2006.Keira Knightley, Scarlett Johanssson and Tom Ford.
  16. 16.  Documentary/Documentation, Evidence Reportage, Photojournalism Narrative (can use any other genre) Landscape, Nature Portrait Family history and rituals, snapshots Street photography Studio and staged photographs Advertising Fashion Fantasy images, Surrealism Erotica, fetish, porn
  17. 17.  On AS moodle – download and save. On blog – Complete the handout by the end of the lesson –this will then make up the first part of your A2research.