Week #7 – Multimedia Presentation


Part I: Write a short essay that describes a personal body of work that you’ve created that is most represesents your ideal goals as a photographer. Choose three descriptive words, preferably adjectives (colorful, vibrant, emotional, etc) that you feel encapsulates these images.Post this on your blog before the class session.

Part II: Print 30 4×6-inches cut prints of the body of work that you have referenced in your essay. Do not bring in larger prints or uncut prints or contact sheet. Only 4×6 prints will suffice.

Reading Assignment:

Starting Your Photo Business Webinar

Submit your three multiple answer questions based on this webinar by the next class session.


Week #6 – Final Cut/iMovie Primer

Part I. AARP Editorial/Multimedia Assignment

  • Edit your 1.5 – 2 minute multimedia presentation
  • Bring the video to class both on a CD and an external HD.

Part II: – Blog Entry

  • Right about how working on this assignment has made you think about the possibility of working with multimedia. Provide an example of multimedia work that you have found online that you found inspirational and why. Describe an ideal project in which you would like to incorporate multimedia.

Part III – Reading/Listening  Assignment:

Write 3 multiple answer questions on the reading assignment below. E-mail the questions and the correct answers to me by the next class session.


Week #5 – Assignment 2 AARP Multimedia


Part I: Multimedia

  • Complete shoot by June 17th or earlier to provide more time for editing the 1.5-2 minute video.
  • Prepare questions for video editing primer scheduled for the next class session.

Part II: Blog

  • Write a blog entry on the details of this production and your role on this assignment. Describe what you expect to be some of the challenges you expect to face in this production and how you expect you and your team to handle them.

Part III: Reading Assignment

Week #4 Assignment #1 Presentation + Multimedia Primer

Assignment #2

Part I. AARP Editorial/Multimedia Assignment 

  • Find subject and location for interview & shoot
  • Compile and complete production docs (schedule, crew roster, estimate, shot list, equipment inventory)
  • Produce a storyboard or shot list based on the key points of the pre-interview (due only for final production book).
  • Prepare for production presentation (DRM and PC)
  • Conduct an audio interview with one of  your team mates and submit edited audio files and e-mail me a 30 second clip. 

Part II

  • Interview a working professional photographer who believe is achieving some level of success. Focus on the topic of “What I wish I’d learned in art school, college was…..”. Discuss why they believe that point was so important and how they have dealt with it in their career. Provide your own thoughts on the topic. Write an entry on your blog of between 250-500 words. Include a link to their website or blog.  (Do not interview a current Art Center student).
  • Write 3 multiple answer questions based on reading material (see below). Please print and include your name on the page. (e-mail this to me by class session for credit)

Reading/Listening  Assignment:

Photographer Resources:

Magazine References:

Audio Recording and Editing Resources