To use the camera as an art tool to capture great
photographs, not just snapshots
Think about what you see and
design strong photographic
Learn about famous photographers and
careers in photography
To reflect on your own photography and
the work of your classmates.
Learn and use
to create and
Spend a substantial amount of time
shooting for various assignments
Sketchbook – must bring everyday to class
Pencil – bring one to every class
Digital Camera with Memory card (we have a
few that can be checked out)
USB Flash Drive
It is expected that you will bring your own
batteries and memory card, reader or USB
cable to connect your camera to the
computer. SD Cards can be inserted, too.
We have cameras, lenses, filters, flashes,
tripods that can be checked out.
You will all receive a camera, bag, and SD
card that you will be responsible for.
Sign a contract – for the camera and all
parts (lens cover, cord, SD card, etc.)
Will go over contract
The Mather High School code of
conduct applies in all of my classes.
See agenda for full rules and expectations
My class rule: RESPECT!
When the bell rings to START class.
In seats, quiet and ready to begin class.
Bell ringers – stamped.
When the bell rings to END class:
In seats, cleaned up, ready to tuck chairs in and
Unexcused and repeated will result in contact
Must be excused and legitimate
You are responsible for making up class work
and reviewing materials discussed in class
No food or drink at any computer, any time, under any
Do not save to the desktop, always save to your server
space, your flash and we will have a large external hard
Save often to avoid losing your work.
These computers are for art applications, research and
resources…not games, social networking, etc.
Treat these machines as if they are your own
If something breaks, is missing or damaged, let me
know as soon as possible!
Create an Instagram account for this class
Upload at least 1 photograph that you have taken this
summer to Instagram #mhsfotosummatime15