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Jessica Spinella

Jessica Spinella

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Table of Contents

I. AP Studio Art 2-D
Intro to AP Studio Art: 2-D Design

13m 24s

Intro
0:00
Requirements
0:17
Not an Actual Exam
0:25
3 Sections
0:40
Section 1: Breadth
0:44
Section 2: Concentration
0:46
Section 3: Quality
0:52
Section 1: Breadth
1:04
12 Art Pieces To Create
1:13
Based on Principles of Art and Design
1:17
Scoring Guideline at AP Website
1:27
Section 2: Concentration
1:54
12 Art Pieces To Create
2:00
Student Driven Project
2:10
Section 3: Quality
2:21
5 High Quality Works
2:27
Mail Them to AP Central
2:36
Digital and Mailed Submissions
2:39
Timeline
2:57
Requires Time Commitment
3:08
This Course is Photography Medium Based
3:20
Photography is Just One Area of 2-D Design
3:30
Connect With Local High School
3:36
The Portfolio is due in early May
4:14
Pace Yourself, Set Up a Schedule
4:20
Most People Work On All Sections At Once
4:30
Quality Section Derived from Breadth & Concentration
4:34
OR Divide The Sections
4:54
Breadth First
5:16
Make a Plan
5:35
Tips for Success..
5:54
Download & Read AP Studio Art Course Description
6:05
Do NOT procrastinate
6:39
Labor of Love Intensive
7:12
Have Fun and Work Hard
7:42
Strong Concentration
7:51
Set Yourself Up For Success
8:05
Scoring
8:25
AP Studio Art Scoring
8:26
Goal: College Level Fine Art Photography
8:56
Scoring Basics
9:15
What the Scores Means
9:19
Some Colleges Only Accept Certain AP Scores
9:56
A Variety of Descriptors
10:38
Please Read the Scoring Guideline!
11:36
Sample Portfolio's
12:05
Check Out Older Portfolios and Their Scores
12:07
Not All Portfolios are Photography Based
12:30
Other Mediums of Your Choice Can Be Submitted
12:42
The Concentration Section

24m 34s

Intro
0:00
What is a Concentration?
0:10
A Concentration Is…
0:14
In Other Words…
0:25
Requirements
0:34
Original Idea to Strong Concept
0:39
Strong Concept Communicated Through 12 Art Pieces
1:05
Concentration Commentary
1:26
Commentary is Optional, but Recommended
1:59
Answering These Questions
2:17
Scoring
3:14
The Portfolio is Scored as a Whole, Not by Section
3:18
But Different Judges Look at Each Section
3:33
Each Section's Score is Averaged into Your Portfolio
3:44
4 Major Areas of Concern
3:55
1. Coherence and/or Development
4:24
What Is and Is Not a Concentration
4:30
A Technique is NOT a Concentration
4:47
2. Quality of the Concept/Idea Presented
5:42
Take a Simple Idea and Make it Specific
5:54
Do Not Use Human Emotion as a Concentration
6:17
A Strong Idea
6:48
3. Degree of Development and Investigation
7:06
They Want to See Growth in the Idea
7:42
4. Quality of the Work in Concept and Technique
7:57
Concept > Technique
8:30
Timeline
8:55
Start Early!
8:56
Start With 3 Ideas
9:20
Research Your Ideas
10:09
Go With Your Strongest Idea
11:07
Expect to Devote Several Months
11:24
Create More So You Can Toss Out Weaker Pieces For the Exam
11:30
Treat This Course Like a Job
12:27
Tips for Success..
13:01
Do NOT Procrastinate
13:04
Make Your Plan
13:21
Do NOT Save All the Work For the Last Week
13:31
College Board Graders are Looking For..
13:38
Sample Portfolio's
14:35
Samples Available At AP Website
14:40
Samples Available On Flickr, Photobucket, Google, etc.
14:47
Concentration Student Sample 1
15:42
Concentration Commentary
15:47
Response to Question 1
15:52
Response to Question 2
16:20
Concentration Sample 1, cont.
16:40
Continued Response to Question 2
16:41
Concentration Sample 1, cont.
17:15
Continued Response to Question 2
17:16
Had to Reshoot Some of These to Achieve Desired Results
17:30
Concentration Student Sample 1
17:55
Butterfinger
17:56
Foot Note
18:04
Concentration Student Sample 1, cont.
18:10
Green House
18:11
Ice Breaker
18:20
Concentration Student Sample 1, cont.
18:26
Key Note
18:28
Pocket Book
18:49
Concentration Student Samples 1, cont.
18:55
Shoe Lace
18:56
Under Dog
19:02
Concentration Student Samples 1, cont.
19:10
Under Pants
19:11
Water Color
19:17
Concentration Student Samples 1, cont.
19:23
Love Seat
19:25
Time Keeper
19:30
Concentration Student Sample 2
19:36
Concentration Commentary
19:37
Response to Question 1
19:44
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
19:59
Response to Question 2
20:00
A Concentration to Explore a Social Issue
20:28
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:02
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:05
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:08
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:11
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:14
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:17
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:20
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:24
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:32
Concentration Student Sample 2, cont.
21:39
Concentration Student 3 Sample
21:43
Concentration Commentary
21:45
Response to Question 1
21:52
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
22:16
Response to Question 2
22:19
A Concentration to Promote Environmental Awareness
23:27
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:33
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:38
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:42
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:46
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:49
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:53
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
23:57
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
24:00
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
24:04
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
24:08
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
24:11
Concentration Student Sample 3, cont.
24:13
The Breadth

16m 18s

Intro
0:00
Requirements
0:09
What is Breadth?
0:14
Principles of Design
0:33
12 Pieces That Include Those Principles
0:59
Scoring
1:28
Read the Scoring Guideline
1:37
Scoring Descriptors
1:45
1. 2-D Design Principles
1:53
2. Originality and Innovative Thinking
2:10
Fine Art, Not Snapshots
2:34
3. Application of 2-D Design Principles
2:50
4. Principles Incorporated in Composition
3:27
5. Engaging Work
3:55
6. Skill With Materials and Media
4:32
Materials: Camera and Adobe Photoshop
4:38
Learn to Use Photoshop with Educator.com
5:08
7. The Student 'Voice', Your Style
5:27
8. Image Quality
6:05
9. Overall Accomplishment and Quality
6:24
Timeline
7:02
This Course is a Guide for Your Breadth Pieces
7:18
Each Lesson is Designed with Intention
7:31
16 Lessons, 16 Projects
8:32
Get Organized!
9:16
Planning is Key!
10:14
Breadth Before Concentration
11:01
Tips for Success..
11:52
Work Hard, Do Your Very Best Work
11:55
Do NOT Procrastinate
12:31
Make a Plan for Yourself
12:40
Do NOT Save All The Work For Later
13:01
Sample Portfolio's
13:13
Samples Available at AP Website
13:14
Samples Available On Flickr, Photobucket, Google, etc.
13:31
Breadth Student Sample
13:57
Breadth Student Sample, cont.
14:04
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:09
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:14
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:21
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:27
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:56
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
14:59
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
15:08
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
15:22
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
15:29
Breadth Student Sample 1, cont.
15:40
Seven Guidelines to Better Composition: The 50

30m 8s

Intro
0:00
Guidelines to Better Composition
0:15
What is Composition?
0:21
Strong Composition
0:34
Composition Can Improve Your Photographs
0:53
Composition is a Universal Term
1:00
Architecture
1:04
Music
1:27
Art & Photography
1:37
Composition Defined
1:53
Photographic Composition is..
1:54
Composition Guidelines
2:06
Composition Cont.
2:21
Object Placement
2:22
Changing Camera Position
2:27
Example: Object Placement
2:34
Example: Shifting Camera Position
2:52
Composition, cont.
3:13
Good Pictures are Created
3:15
How Do You Create a Picture?
3:23
Careful Planning and Patient Waiting
3:27
Don't Take the Obvious Photo
3:52
Composition Guidelines Will Become Second Nature
4:27
The Seven Guidelines to Better Composition
4:50
The Seven Guidelines
4:51
Composition is a Sense of Design
5:05
1. Simplicity
5:24
The First Guideline is Simplicity
5:27
Give Your Focal Point the Most Visual Attention
5:32
Try Uncomplicated Backgrounds
5:39
Example: Simple Backgrounds
5:45
Tips to Simplicity
6:30
Simplicity is Not a Physical Attribute
6:40
Choose One Specific Subject
7:05
Exclude Unwanted Things In Your Frame
7:45
Boring Subjects = Boring Photographs
8:34
Tips to Simplicity, cont.
8:50
Keep Environmental Backgrounds Uncluttered
8:52
Move The Unwanted Objects
9:07
Use Shapes and Patterns
9:24
Use Negative Space Wisely
9:59
Unclutter As Much As Possible
10:32
Be Strong in Your Simplicity
11:29
2. The Rule of Thirds
11:50
Off-Center Photos
11:56
Use the Viewfinder, Not the Screen
12:04
Imagine Gridlines
12:22
Place Subject Along Vertical Lines
12:31
The Rule of Thirds, cont.
12:55
Example: White Dog's Face
12:56
Off-Center Placement
13:23
The Rule of Thirds, cont.
13:33
Consider the Path of Moving Subjects
13:35
Leaving Room For Movement
13:41
The Rule of Thirds, cont.
14:03
Placement of The Horizon
14:04
Example: Girl Playing Piano
14:22
The Rule of Thirds, cont.
14:53
Portrait Photography
14:56
Example: Portrait
15:01
3. Lines, Repetition & Negative Space
15:29
They Draw Your Viewer To The Focal Point
15:33
Example
15:39
Lines
16:17
Leading Lines
16:18
Diagonal Lines
16:25
S-Curve
16:43
Repetitive Lines
17:09
Repetitive Lines Draw Attention
17:12
What is Repetition
17:16
Examples
17:28
Negative Space
18:37
Attention Towards the Subject
18:38
What is Negative Space
19:04
Space Around Your Subject
19:21
Negative Space Creates Emphasis
19:43
Examples
19:50
4. Balance
20:12
3 Types of Balance
20:14
Symmetrical
20:17
Asymmetrical
20:41
Radial
20:46
Balance the Picture
21:03
Good Balance
21:17
Move the Focal Point
21:48
Balance Samples
21:59
Symmetrical Balance
22:04
Not Exactly the Same, but Uses the Same Space
22:08
Asymmetrical Balance
22:21
5. Geometric Shape
22:42
Shapes, Patterns, Symmetries, etc.
22:46
Produce a Strong Focal Point
23:08
Example
23:16
Geometric Shape Samples
23:47
Circles
23:53
Colorblocking
23:56
Repetition
24:11
6. Framing
24:24
Framing
24:29
Example
24:40
Framing, cont.
24:52
Environment as Framing
24:54
Architecture as Framing
24:59
Art as Framing
25:05
Framing, cont.
25:19
Not Literal Picture Frames
25:47
Use Objects in the Current Environment as Frames
25:58
Nature as Framing
26:05
Framing, cont.
26:20
Doorways as Framing
26:23
Archways as Framing
26:24
Unique Objects as Framing
26:25
7. Avoiding Mergers
26:34
It's Easy To Accidentally Create a Merger
26:40
Don't Let Mergers Emerge!
26:46
What is a Merger
26:49
Examples
26:59
The 50 Project
27:36
Practice Your Understanding of Composition
27:39
5 Photographs Each
27:50
Avoid Mergers
28:30
The 50 Project, cont.
28:41
Edit Your Top Photos
28:44
You Should Have Some Photoshop Experience
28:57
Don't Go Too Crazy
29:22
Educator.com's Photoshop Lessons
29:35
Adobe Creative Cloud
29:41
Form

16m 32s

Intro
0:00
Form Explained
0:15
3-D and Encloses Volume
0:17
Most Basic Element of Art
0:34
In All Sorts of Photographs
0:53
Form is Everywhere
1:00
Examples
1:05
Form Samples: Architecture
1:43
Example 1
1:54
Example 2
2:03
Example 3
2:15
Form Samples: Human Form
2:37
Shape and Form is Not Just Geometric
2:40
Example 1
3:00
Example 2
3:22
Example 3
3:45
Exploration of Human Form
3:57
Form Samples: Objects
4:34
Example 1
4:46
Example 2
5:21
Example 3
5:37
Form Samples: Abstractions
6:12
Forms You Aren't Sure What They Are
6:17
Example 1
6:24
Example 2
6:39
Example 3
6:54
Tips for Success..
7:21
Get in Close!
7:24
Use a Macro or Close Up Lens
7:53
What is a Macro Lens
7:57
Try Renting a Lens
8:30
Strongly Consider Simplicity
8:50
Explore Your Subject
9:14
Play With Your Subject
9:48
Exhaust the Subject Matter
10:27
Experiment!
10:45
Form Project
10:51
Take Photographs That Emphasize Form
10:53
Express Those Forms
10:57
Focus Primarily on Form
11:07
Design a Series of 3 Images
11:38
All 3 Need to Relate to Each Other
12:18
Create 1 Canvas Displaying All 3 Images
13:01
Student Sample 1
13:48
Collage Design Example
13:51
Composition of the Collage
14:08
Student Sample 2
14:56
One Way to Approach This Project
14:58
Composition of the Collage
15:18
Borders
15:35
Student Sample 3
15:45
Abstract Example
15:54
Locks, Chains, & Metals

11m 6s

Intro
0:00
Ugly Can Be Beautiful
0:14
Everything Can Be Photographic
0:17
More To Photograph
0:24
Push Yourself to Photograph Something Different
0:31
Locks
1:07
We Walk By Them Everyday
1:12
Beautiful Colors
1:29
Rust and Aged Objects Bring Color and Texture
1:36
Chains
2:00
Chains Can Bring Good Compositional Elements
2:03
Take Advantage of the Natural Elements
2:15
Metal
2:50
Metal is Everywhere
2:53
Rust, Rust, Rust
3:02
Tip for Success..
3:16
Get in Close!
3:21
Use a Macro or Close Up Lens
3:35
Try Renting a Lens
3:42
Rusty, Gritty, Dirty
4:03
Think About Form, Shape, Color
4:38
Remember The Rule of Thirds
5:01
Explore Your Subject!
5:23
Play With Your Subject
5:45
Exhaust the Subject Matter
6:06
Experiment!
6:27
Locks, Chains & Metal Project
6:39
Take Photos to Emphasize Locks, Chains, & Metal
6:43
Ugly Can Be Beautiful
7:03
Pay Attention to Composition
7:14
The Goal of the Assignment
7:21
Design a Series of 3 Images
7:51
Save For Submission Later On
8:13
Smart Editing
8:35
Save Separately
8:50
Student Sample 1
9:07
Student Sample 2
9:36
Saturating Rusts' Color
9:42
A Bad Idea For Rust: Black and White
10:02
Student Sample 3
10:17
Evidence

13m 24s

Intro
0:00
Evidence Understood
0:11
Photography is Evidence of Something
0:14
Photographs Represent Something Real (Even If It's Not)
0:20
Photos Refer to Reality
1:16
Evidence Can Be Almost Anything
1:56
Evidence Remains
2:06
Evidence of Movement:
2:27
Story of an Old Truck
2:34
Evidence of Waste
2:56
Story of a Dirty Beach
3:00
Creates a Relatable Experience
3:19
Evidence of Abandonment
3:33
Story of People Who Left
3:36
Tips for Success..
4:39
Choose a Theme to Work Within
4:44
Be Intentional With Your Images
5:26
Strongly Consider Composition
6:04
Something You Uncover, Discover, or Search For
6:30
Explore Ways to Communicate Your Theme
7:19
Exhaust Your Subject Matter
7:25
Experiment! Have Fun!
8:00
Project: Evidence
8:17
Choose a Theme
8:21
Design a Series of 3 Images
8:37
Make Sure Your Editing Matches the Mood
9:13
Make Images With Meaning
10:05
Save For Submission Later On
10:43
Additional Examples
10:51
Student Sample 1
11:09
Theme of Wear and Tear
11:11
Student Sample 2
11:45
Theme of Gardening
11:47
Student Sample 3
12:23
Theme of Abandonment
12:25
Repetition

14m 54s

Intro
0:00
What is Repetition?
0:16
Repetition is Echoing or Repeating
0:19
Confusion About Repetition
0:21
Gives Instant Composition
0:35
Attention Grabber
0:51
Repetition: Architecture
1:12
A Dynamic Photo of a Building
1:16
Repetition Used to Emphasize Something Else
1:31
Repetition: Objects
1:54
Everyday Objects Have Great Repetition
1:57
Photographer Used Aperture
2:37
Photographs of Instruments Are Not Very Unique
3:05
What Repetition is NOT:
3:41
A Bunch of Branches: Not Repetition
3:49
This Photo Does NOT Have Repetition
3:57
What Repetition is NOT:
4:33
Flower Petals: NOT Repetition
4:34
Why Not?
4:39
Repetition Is Very Organized
4:50
Tips for Success..
5:29
Balancing Repetition With a Simple Background
5:32
Consider Opening Your Aperture
5:53
Consider Composition As You Shoot
6:33
Consider Setting Up This Shoot
6:57
Explore Your Subject
7:24
Exhaust Your Subject Matter
7:26
Experiment!
7:27
Project: Repetition Using School/Art Supplies
7:51
School Supplies: Pencils, Pens, Notebooks, Markers, etc.
7:55
Perfect Subjects for Repetition
8:19
Gather Your Materials
8:26
Use Natural Light
8:40
Check Out Other Student Samples
9:20
Think About Your Background
9:51
Project: Repetition Using School/Art Supplies
10:54
The Goal of This Assignment
10:58
Experiment! Don't Be Boring
11:03
Design A Series of 3 Final Images
11:14
Consider Vintage Effects or a Fun Action
11:25
Using Photoshop Action
11:30
Save For Submission Later On
11:58
Student Sample 1
12:16
Student Sample 2
13:06
Student Sample 3
13:42
Other Fabulous Examples
14:19
Other Fabulous Examples
14:28
Other Fabulous Examples
14:37
Pet Portraits

10m 56s

Intro
0:00
Pet Portraits & William Wegman
0:11
William Wegman
0:19
Check Out His Gallery
0:35
Pet Portraits Are Expressive
0:42
Super Modern Photos
0:52
William Wegman: Red Toy, 2006
1:29
Created a Red Toy
1:34
High Art
1:39
Made Intentionally, Not a Snapshot
1:43
William Wegman: Intruder, 2006
1:59
Great Negative Space
2:00
Very Expressive
2:05
Stories Can Be Interpreted
2:21
William Wegman: Unnamed 1989
2:38
A Little Bit About William Wegman
2:43
Playful Piece
2:58
Collaging Photographs
3:07
William Wegman: Headover 1989
3:31
Form
3:40
Negative Space
3:54
Tips for Success..
4:01
Find a Pet
4:06
Goldfish
4:24
Plan to Spend Time With The Pet
4:40
Consider Composition
5:13
Emphasize the Pet's Expressions and Personality
5:30
Props: Optional
6:03
Think About Your Background
6:39
Play Around With Cropping
7:04
Play With The Pet
8:03
Project: Pet Portraits
8:49
3 Expressive Pet Portraits
8:53
Edit in Photoshop
9:07
Edit Intentionally
9:12
Save For Submission Later On
9:39
Student Sample 1
9:54
Student Sample 2
10:04
Student Sample 3
10:32
Still Life

14m 8s

Intro
0:00
Still Life Photography
0:09
About Still Life
0:13
What is a Still Life
0:28
Typical Still Life Objects
0:44
Manmade Setting
0:57
Popular Since the 17th Century
1:33
Still-Life: Traditional Style
2:09
Paintings
2:13
Kitchen Objects
2:24
Still-Life: a Modern Take
2:51
Garage Objects
2:53
Negative Space
3:08
Rule of Thirds
3:14
Think About Composition While Setting Up
3:21
Still-Life: a Modern Take
3:44
Various Objects
3:47
Lighting
3:55
Asymmetrical Composition
4:06
Calling Your Inner Interior Designer
4:18
Resources/Inspiration for Objects
4:27
Remember
4:45
Tips for Success..
4:55
Choose a Theme
4:59
Some Suggestions
5:07
Set It Up
6:00
Lighting
6:16
Consider Composition
4:46
Think about Background
7:09
Experiment!!
7:37
Explore, Create, Exhaust the Subject
7:56
Project: Still-Life
8:13
4 Images
8:18
Edit in Photoshop
8:25
Be Intentional With Your Editing
8:50
Save For Submission Later On
9:10
Student Sample 1
9:23
Student Sample 2
10:39
Student Sample 3
11:24
Student Sample 4
12:16
Student Sample 5
13:02
Student Sample 6
13:23
Colors

12m 11s

Intro
0:00
Color Theory
0:12
The Color Wheel
0:20
Color Harmony & Context
0:42
Color in Photography
0:44
The Color Wheel
0:53
Color Through Time
0:55
Today's Color Wheel
1:01
The Rainbow
1:15
Warm vs. Cool
1:25
The Color Wheel, cont.
1:34
Primary Colors
1:41
Secondary Colors
1:58
Tertiary Colors
2:12
Color Harmony
2:33
Arrangement of Colors
2:37
We Naturally Pair Certain Colors Together
2:41
Color Context
3:02
Examples
3:07
Color in Photography
3:31
Peter Lik Photography
3:38
Known for Bright Colored Photography
3:52
Example
4:00
Color in Photography, cont.
4:16
Complimentary Color Scheme
4:26
What is a Complimentary Color
4:30
Examples
4:41
Opposites on the Color Wheel
5:03
Color in Photography, cont.
5:15
Analogous Color Schemes
5:17
Warm Colors
5:25
Example
5:35
Color in Photography, cont.
5:59
On your Own
6:01
Color Matters
6:20
What Colors Mean
6:28
Tips for Success..
6:45
Choose a Color Theme
6:49
Consider Composition
7:48
Think About Your Background
7:57
Experiment
8:18
Explore, Create, Exhaust Your Subject
9:00
Project: Color
9:17
A Series on Color Theory
9:19
4 Different Images
9:22
Be Intentional
9:27
Images Relate to Each Other
9:28
Use Photoshop
10:05
Design a Collage
10:20
Student Sample 1
10:36
Student Sample 2
11:09
Student Sample 3
11:41
Passageways

10m 29s

Intro
0:00
Passageways
0:09
A Passageway
0:10
Different Shapes and Sizes
0:18
Often Overlooked
0:22
Consider the Beauty of Everyday Life
0:36
Passageways: Perspective
0:49
Perspective in Art and Photography
0:55
One-Point Perspective
1:10
Using Perspective
1:32
Passageways: Perspective
1:46
Two-Point Perspective
1:49
Can Be Any Direction
1:58
Passageways Examples
2:12
Passageways Examples
2:25
Tips for Success..
3:10
Leading Lines
3:19
Photo Adventure
3:41
Pay Attention to Space
3:51
Create Interesting Compositions
4:07
Think About the Architecture
4:25
Limit Distractions
4:46
Connect Images
5:12
Consider One or Two Point Perspective
5:19
Project: Passageways
5:47
4 Images of Passageways
5:50
What to Think About
6:00
Solo Stand-Alones or a Collection
6:19
Enhance in Photoshop
6:47
Be Intentional
6:49
Save for Submission Later On
7:33
Student Sample 1
7:50
Student Sample 2
8:39
Student Sample 3
9:13
Student Sample 4
9:38
Texture

11m 8s

Intro
0:00
Visual Texture
0:15
Everything Has Texture
0:16
Placing Emphasis on Texture
0:27
No Flat Images
0:46
Visual Texture: Examples
1:18
Examples
1:19
Visual Texture
1:45
Visual Texture: Examples
2:00
Reach in and Touch it
2:02
Like Crunching Leaves
2:07
Visual Texture: Examples
2:35
Still Maintaining Great Composition
2:37
Crunch Leaf
2:55
Visual Texture: Examples
3:06
Water Drops
3:08
Wet Texture
3:16
Tips for Success..
3:24
Photo Adventure
3:31
Avoid Flat Images
4:05
Think About Getting In Close
4:52
Blurred Backgrounds May Help
5:17
Limit Distractions
5:39
Let Us Feel the Texture
6:08
Emphasize the Texture
6:41
Project: Texture
7:13
3 Images
7:17
Solo or Collection
7:48
Enhance in Photoshop
8:08
Be Intentional
8:13
Save for Submission Later On
8:59
Student Sample 1
9:25
Student Sample 2
9:59
Student Sample 3
10:25
Student Sample 4
10:45
Photo Documentary

11m 8s

Intro
0:00
Photo Documentary
0:10
Who Are You?
0:16
Photo Documentary
0:22
What Matters to You?
0:28
Dig Deeper
0:52
Documentary Style Photographs
1:07
Defining Features of Documentary Style
1:10
Nothing is Set Up
1:16
100% Real
1:34
Communicates a Stance
1:57
Tells a Story
2:21
Empower, Provoke, Elicit
2:43
Documentary Style Photos in History: Dorthea Lange
3:14
Migrant Mother
3:25
Dorthea Lange
3:30
The Story
3:40
Documentary Style, cont.
4:39
Dorthea Lange
4:40
Bread Line
4:42
Communicates a Story
4:55
Documentary Style, cont.
5:05
Check This One Out Yourself
5:11
Tips for Success..
5:23
Stop and Consider What's Important to You
5:29
What is Achievable
6:03
Research Before You Shoot
6:34
Pay Attention to Composition
7:02
Project: Photo Documentary
7:42
3-4 Part Documentary Series
7:45
Enhance in Photoshop
8:14
Create a Solo Piece
8:41
Save For Submission Later On
9:11
Student Sample 1
9:16
Student Sample 2
9:43
Student Sample 3
10:17
Negative Space

9m 28s

Intro
0:00
Negative Space Explained
0:15
Area Around and Between Subjects
0:20
Use of Negative Space
0:39
Most Effective When..
0:56
Try Opening Your Aperture
1:18
Negative Space Examples: Shadows & Silhouette
1:47
Example: Cove
1:55
Example: Wedding
2:17
Example: Staircase
2:39
Negative Space Examples: Empty Backgrounds
2:57
Example: Telephone
3:02
Example: Pier
3:42
Example: Telephone Poles
3:50
Negative Space Examples: Background Blur
3:54
Example: Bug
4:03
Example: Leaves
4:12
Tips for Success..
4:38
Choose a Subject
4:43
Put Some Variety in Your Portfolio
4:52
Create Negative Space
5:24
Experiment!
5:59
Don't Forget the Rule of Thirds
6:33
Project: Negative Space
6:58
4 Images of Negative Space
7:00
Enhance in Photoshop
7:04
Save Solo Images or Put Together
7:14
Save for Submission Later On
7:23
Student Sample 1
7:28
Student Sample 2
7:58
Student Sample 3
8:23
Student Sample 4
8:47
Self-Portrait

16m 9s

Intro
0:00
Self-Portraiture in Photography
0:20
The Photographer is the Subject
0:30
Very Common Subject Matter
0:50
Even Earliest of Photographers Made Self-Portraits
0:55
Photography Started As Science
1:06
Taken Via Timer or Remote of Yourself
1:32
Your Likeness
1:56
Self-Portraits in Photographic History
2:18
Andy Warhol
2:25
Conveying Something Interesting
2:32
Check Out His Other Works
2:43
Self-Portraits in Photographic History
2:49
Hippolyte Bayard
2:54
Photograph Was Set Up
2:58
Self-Portraiture Has Been Around for a Long Time
3:04
Self-Portraits in Photographic History
3:30
Giles Duley
3:33
Telling
3:46
Nice Contrast
4:00
Tips for Success..
4:10
Consider Different Aspects of You
4:12
How Do You Identify Yourself?
4:45
Do Your Research
5:01
Experiment!
5:52
Don't Forget Composition
6:40
Props Can Help To Get Situated
6:52
Project: Public & Private Self-Portraits
7:11
6 Self-Portrait Images
7:28
3 Images of Public You
8:03
3 Images of Private You
8:35
Edit in Photoshop, Create Layers
9:21
Basically 6 Mini Collages
10:09
Assemble
10:47
Save for Submission Later On
11:20
Student Sample 1
11:57
Student Sample 2
13:38
Student Sample 3
14:30
Student Sample 4
15:12
Nature

10m 38s

Intro
0:00
Nature Photography
0:13
Nature Subject Matter
0:16
Difficult to be Edgy
0:38
Most Photographed Subject
0:52
Cliché Subject
1:20
Nature Images: Ansel Adams
1:47
Ansel Adams
1:55
His Work is Everywhere
2:25
Nature Images: Peter Lik
2:45
Peter Lik
2:46
Very Vibrant Colors
3:10
Tips for Success..
3:24
Composition
3:29
Color
4:15
Experiment!
5:06
Do a Flickr Search
5:59
Do Research
6:27
Don't Use Your Cell Phone
6:55
Project: Nature
7:27
3 Image Series
7:29
Enhance in Photoshop
8:14
Save for Submission Later On
8:56
Student Sample 1
9:10
Student Sample 2
9:25
Student Sample 3
9:39
Student Sample 4
10:03
Expressive Portraits

16m 58s

Intro
0:00
Expressive Portraits
0:12
Photographs of People Expressing Mood or Personality
0:15
Visually Speaks
0:31
Compelling and Intentional
0:44
Annie Leibovitz
0:50
Lighting
1:16
Use of Light
1:26
Avoid Shooting During Midday
1:38
Golden Hour
2:10
2 Light Sources
2:57
1. Hard Light
3:03
2. Fill Light
3:19
Flash
3:58
Reflector
5:00
You Can Use Car Reflectors, Too
6:01
Expressive Portraits: Annie Leibovitz
6:37
Blues Brothers
6:44
Making It Expressive
6:50
Expressive Portraits: Annie Leibovitz
7:14
John Lennon
7:16
The Story
7:23
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
7:36
Expressive Portraits: Annie Leibovitz
7:52
Covers for Vanity Fair, Vogue
7:56
Leibotvitz Sets Up Her Vision
8:22
Annie Leibovitz
8:55
Annie Leibovitz: A Life Through a Lens
8:57
Available on Amazon
9:02
Made in 2009
9:09
Wonderful!
9:15
Tips for Success..
9:34
Practice Putting Your Subject at Ease
9:36
Composition!
10:26
Experiment!
10:54
Go on Location!
11:32
Download Portrait Pose Guide
12:37
Project: Expressive Portraits
13:14
5 Images Series
13:15
Find Your Inner Leibovitz
14:00
Enhance in Photoshop, But Not Too Much
14:45
Save Submissions for Later On
15:28
Student Sample 1
15:47
Student Sample 2
16:13
Student Sample 3
16:29
Choose Your Own Adventure

10m 31s

Intro
0:00
What's Missing?
0:13
What is Your Portfolio Missing?
0:30
Filling in the Gaps
1:05
Ask a Trusted Opinion
1:19
Genres of Photography
1:36
What's Missing?, cont.
2:11
Principles of Art
2:12
Make Sure You Have These
2:25
Photographers for Inspiration
2:50
Shows in Reputable Galleries
3:00
Find on Gallery Websites
3:33
Find a Photographer of the Genre You're Missing
3:35
Getty.edu
3:54
Tips for Success..
4:19
Research Your Inspiration
4:23
Observe How They Create Their Work
4:36
'Joiners'
4:47
Why Did You Choose That Artist
5:30
Don't Forget About Composition!
6:07
Project: Choose Your Own Adventure
6:20
Make the Guidelines
6:23
At Least 1 Image
6:52
Edit Similarly
7:39
Student Sample 1: David Hockney Inspiration
9:00
Student Sample 2: Langenhiem Brothers
9:49
The Quality Section

24m 18s

Intro
0:00
What is the Quality Section?
0:20
According to College Board..
0:48
5 High Quality Works
0:51
Your Best Works
1:07
Physical Prints
1:30
Turn in a Repeat
1:48
Represents You as an Artist
2:16
Requirements
2:30
Print Your Pieces
2:35
Substantial When Printed
3:58
Images MUST Be Matted
5:28
Framing Stores Can Custom Cut Mattes
5:42
Easy to Find Pre-Cut for Standard Sizes
6:42
Ready Made Mattes Online
7:25
Flapping is Done with Newsprint Paper
8:00
Scoring
9:00
Download and Read the Scoring Guide
9:11
How the Quality Section is Scored
9:35
Use of Design
9:42
Intention in Composition
10:13
Originality, Imagination, and Invention
10:30
Experimentation
10:58
Scoring, cont.
11:18
Confident, Evocative Work
11:28
Technical Competence
11:55
Student Voice
12:53
Overall Accomplishment and Quality
13:11
Timeline
13:32
The Quality Section is Last
13:37
Have Most of Your Work Done
14:01
Tips for Success..
14:55
Ask for Help
15:02
Be 100% With Every Printed Piece
15:38
Give Yourself 2 Weeks to Print, Matte, Flap
16:22
DO NOT Turn in a Poor Print
17:06
Finish Your Quality Section a Week Before the Exam
17:23
Sample Portfolio's
18:19
AP Central
18:35
Flickr
18:45
Matting Photography
19:15
White, Black, or Grey
19:30
Beveled Interior Edge
20:01
Buy Pre-Cut Matte Board
20:18
Acid Free Artists Tape
20:59
DO NOT Write on the Matte
21:35
Watch YouTube for Help
21:58
Flapping Your Matted Photography
22:34
1. Measure Your Flap
22:51
2. Cut Angles
23:24
3. Fold and Tape
23:32
Newsprint Paper
23:53
Turning In Your Portfolio

12m 30s

Intro
0:00
Web Submission: Saving Your Spot
0:12
Web Submission
0:17
Connect With a Local High School
0:34
Ask the School For..
1:17
1. School Code
1:51
2. Teacher Code
2:06
You Need These to Log In
2:37
Date, Time, & Location
3:25
Web Submission: Registering Online
4:03
AP Central Exam Info
4:20
Watch the Demo Video
4:23
1. How to Register
4:28
2. How to Log In
4:30
3. How to Load Your Photos
4:31
4. How to Label Photo Dimensions
4:33
5. Where Your Concentration Commentary Goes
4:36
Basically Everything
4:39
Web Submission: Image Prep
4:45
Recommended Image Sizes:
4:54
Landscape Orientation
4:57
File Sizes
5:30
Portrait Orientation
5:50
Image Size Above Are Recommendations
6:30
Between 1 and 3 MB
6:38
Web Submission: Forwarding Your Portfolio
7:29
You Need Your AP Number
7:32
When You Are 100% Satisfied:
8:57
Forward Portfolio
8:59
Make Sure All Codes Are Correct
9:10
Day of the Test
9:33
Bring All 5 Pieces (Matted & Flapped)
9:48
Already Forwarded Your Online Portfolio
9:55
Blue or Black Ink Pen
10:02
Bring Your AP Booklet
10:16
Final Tips
10:55
Do Your Best
11:00
Keep Your AP Booklet
11:43
GOOD LUCK!!
12:13
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  • Intro 0:00
  • Nature Photography 0:13
    • Nature Subject Matter
    • Difficult to be Edgy
    • Most Photographed Subject
    • Cliché Subject
  • Nature Images: Ansel Adams 1:47
    • Ansel Adams
    • His Work is Everywhere
  • Nature Images: Peter Lik 2:45
    • Peter Lik
    • Very Vibrant Colors
  • Tips for Success.. 3:24
    • Composition
    • Color
    • Experiment!
    • Do a Flickr Search
    • Do Research
    • Don't Use Your Cell Phone
  • Project: Nature 7:27
    • 3 Image Series
    • Enhance in Photoshop
    • Save for Submission Later On
  • Student Sample 1 9:10
  • Student Sample 2 9:25
  • Student Sample 3 9:39
  • Student Sample 4 10:03
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