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  • 1. Recap Formal Qualities• Shape• Colour• Pattern• Form• Line• Texture• Homework = work on Worksheet Guide 6Next Week Worksheet Guide 7
  • 2. Today’s Lesson Intro to Unit 1 - Thematic Project 1. Identity 2. Environment 3. AbstractWhat do you think these topics might involve?
  • 3. IdentityThis option is basically focussed on‘people’ as a subject for your project.However, your images do notnecessarily have to consist oftraditional portraits or even contain‘people’. A wider response isencouraged to explore the notion of‘identity’.
  • 4. Possible Approaches• Traditional Studio Based Portraiture• Environmental Portraiture• Self-Portraiture• Creative / Abstract Approaches - e.g.sections of the body(e.g. hands), models and masks, props and make-up, shadows, use of ‘objects’ instead of ‘people’ to reflect identity of particular individual or group / section of society.
  • 5. Possible Themes• Character Study - Traditional portraits?• Human form / The Body - Abstraction, perceptions on body shape / form, sociological attitudes towards ‘the body’ etc.• Representation - How we are represented by Photographs how we represent others. Stereotyping (positive / negative), sociological aspects of representation, ‘the Media’, problems associated with categorizing others.• Gender - Issues specific to gender.• The Family - Issues around the representation of ‘Family’ and the re-examination of the ‘family album’.
  • 6. Photographers Identity• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 7. Yousef Karsh
  • 8. Richard Avedon
  • 9. Ruth Bernhard
  • 10. Steve Pyke
  • 11. Diane Arbus
  • 12. Photographers Identity• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 13. Robert Mapplethorpe
  • 14. Jo Spence
  • 15. Martin Parr
  • 16. Cindy Sherman
  • 17. Rineke Dijkstra
  • 18. Identity• Bullet point on your notes any ideas you have for this topic• Discuss this with your partner
  • 19. Environment 1 - Rural• Rural Landscape - Images of the countryside / natural environment, natural form- e.g. plants, flowers, trees, clouds etc.• Pictorial approach - Emphasizing the aesthetic appeal of the natural environment or natural object.• Documentary approach - Producing an issue based response in the form of, say, a photo-story.• Creative approaches – Producing a personal interpretation of nature, landscape or natural form which moves away from objective representation
  • 20. Possible Themes• Topographical study - The lie of the land.• Beauty of nature• Light, Mood and Atmosphere• Water• Time of Year (differentiation between perceptions of place due to weather conditions / seasons)• A sense of place - Personal or emotional response to a particular place.• Issue based - e.g. pollution, farming, man’s influence on the environment etc.
  • 21. Photographers Environment• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 22. Ansel Adams
  • 23. John Blakemore
  • 24. Fay Godwin
  • 25. Fay Godwin
  • 26. Wynn Bullock
  • 27. Minor White
  • 28. Photographers Environment• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 29. Michael Kenna
  • 30. Michael Kenna
  • 31. Richard Misrach
  • 32. Joel Meyerowitz
  • 33. Charlie Waite
  • 34. Chris Harris
  • 35. David Hockney
  • 36. Environment = Rural• Bullet point on your notes any ideas you have for this topic• Discuss this with your partner
  • 37. Environment 2 - Urban• Images taken in an Urban setting• ‘Documentary’ style / approach, examining urban settings and our relationship with them. Social issues relevant to living in a town / city.• Creative approaches can be used to express specific emotional responses to that environment or to create imaginary versions of it.• Architectural studies.• Suburbia.
  • 38. Possible Themes• The aesthetics of the ‘city’ environment - possibly concentrating on buildings / architecture.• ‘Street Photography’ - Documentary style images of people.• Urban culture and sub-culture.• Poverty / affluence - potential for contrasts.• Crime.• The City at night.• The variety of social activities available in city life.• Transport.• Work - huge variety of jobs that are important to the function of the city etc.
  • 39. Photographers Environment• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 40. Berenice Abbott
  • 41. Eugene Atget
  • 42. Lee Friedlander
  • 43. Lee Friedlander
  • 44. Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • 45. Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • 46. Gary Winogrand
  • 47. Joel Meyerowitz
  • 48. Photographers Environment• Look at the following photographers work• What do you notice about their photographs?• Do any of the photographs use formal qualities?• (colour, form, line, shape, texture, pattern)
  • 49. Joel Meyerowitz
  • 50. Andreas Gursky
  • 51. Andreas Gursky
  • 52. Beat Strueli
  • 53. Beat Strueli
  • 54. John Davies
  • 55. John Davies
  • 56. Environment Urban• Bullet point on your notes any ideas you have for this topic• Discuss this with your partner
  • 57. Abstract Option
  • 58. Definitions of ‘Abstract’• Art in which the artist has started with some visible object and abstracted elements from it to arrive at a more or less simplified form.• The idea that art can be like music – that just as music is patterns of sound, art can be created by pure patterns of form, colour and line.• Abstract art is seen as carrying a moral dimension, in that it can be seen to stand for virtues such as order, purity, simplicity and spirituality.
  • 59. Possible Approaches• Macro Photography• Natural Form• Man Made Objects• Light and Shadow
  • 60. Macro Photography• Macro generally refers to extreme ‘close-up’ photography where you can explore objects or creatures in close detail.• Macro photography needs to be done with a lens that allows ‘close focus’. However, true Macro lenses are expensive so it can also be done with ‘extension tubes’ or ‘Macro Bellows’ attachments.
  • 61. Macro Photography
  • 62. Macro Photography KiwiLeaf
  • 63. Natural Form – Karl Blossfeldt
  • 64. Natural Form – Edward Weston
  • 65. Natural FormRose Shell
  • 66. Man Made Objects – Peter Keetman
  • 67. Man Made Objects – Albert Renger-Patzsch
  • 68. Man Made Objects – Keith Arnatt
  • 69. Light & Shadow Alexander Andre KerteszRodchenko
  • 70. Light & ShadowAndre Bill Brandt
  • 71. Light & ShadowErnst Haas Harry Callahan
  • 72. Abstract• Bullet point on your notes any ideas you have for this topic• Discuss this with your partner
  • 73. Task• In groups create a ‘mind map’ that explores how you might approach these three topics 1. Identity 2. Environment 3. Abstract

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