• 6th Grade Photography Assignment: Nature Close-Up                                  Mr. Rockland: MJS Art

    Take a close-up photo of an “object” from nature located on your immediate property or inside your home. This may a flower, tree, plant, web, insect, icicle, or other natural object. Think about the lighting, background, and how close you zoom in. Due: one week after assigned; 3 points off per class late.

    Please use a smartphone or digital camera. You may edit the photo using any phone or computer technology you choose or leave it unedited. Print it out full size on 8.5 “x 11” paper at home or in the IMC and glue it on an apr. 9”x12” plain black or white paper as a border; ask me if you need paper. On an apr. 4”x6” note card or paper, neatly write a brief quote about nature inspired by your photo and the author’s name, then staple this paper to the bottom of your assignment and write your name.

     Flower

    7th Grade Photography Assignment: Family Heirloom                            

    Take a photo of an object that is important to your personal or family history. Examples include a family heirloom like a watch or jewelry, childhood toy, or piece of art or furniture. Think about the lighting, background, and how close you zoom in. Please check with your family if this photo may be publicly displayed at MJS and write a small “x” on the back if not. Due: one week after assigned; 3 points off per class late.

    Please use a smartphone or digital camera. You may edit the photo using any phone or computer technology you choose or leave it unedited. Print it out full size on 8.5 “x 11” paper at home or in the IMC and glue it on an apr. 9” x 12” plain black or white paper as a border; ask me if you need paper. On an apr. 4”x6” note card or paper, neatly write an EXACTLY 6 WORD phrase describing this object and its importance then staple this paper to the bottom of your assignment and write your name.

     Heirloom

    8th Grade Photography Assignment: Portrait                               

    A portrait is a picture of a specific person. Take a photo portrait of someone important in your life. This may be a friend or classmate, family member, or even your pet. Consider how their clothing, surroundings, or expression, and lighting tell a story about them and create a mood. Please ask their permission to publicly display this photo at MJS (especially your pet) and write a small “x” on the back if it should not be displayed. Due: one week after assigned; 3 points off per class late.

    Please use a smartphone or digital camera. You may edit the photo using any phone or computer technology you choose or leave it unedited. Print it out full size on 8.5“x11” paper at home or in the IMC and glue it on an apr. 9” x 12” plain black or white paper as a border; ask me if you need paper. On an apr. 4”x6” note card or paper, neatly write 2-3 sentences about the importance of this person in your life and positive traits they possess then staple this paper to the bottom of your assignment and write your name.

     Photo

    Photography Safety: Be aware of your surroundings at all times, stay away from the street, and consult your parents to make sure you are in a safe location. All photos should be taken at home.