ASSIGNMENT: COLOR ASSIGNMENT  
 

color

 
 OBJECTIVES:     
  To use: warm, cool, complimentary, monochromatic, and achromatic color theory in your photographs.  
 PROCEDURES:     
 

Read through the link about color and the elements and principles of design info.

Take a variety of photographs that illustrate: warm colors, cool colors, complimentary colors, monochromatic, and achromatic color. You can only use Photoshop to create the achromatic images.

As always, these need to be new pictures taken specifically for this assignment.

Do your very best on this assignment. Spend some time planning before shooting. Shoot a lot. Experiment.

 
 TURN IN:    
 

Create five labeled 5in x 7in or 8in x 10in (horizontal or vertical) - native resolution (leave the file the resolution it is, leave the resolution box blank when using the crop tool) jpg digital files. Name the file what it is an example of (example: warm.psd, cool.psd, comp.psd, and achro.psd, mono.psd). Put the files in a folder in your Photo folder named "yourlastnamecolor".

You are turning in 5 files:

1. Example of warm colors.

2. Example of cool colors.

3. Example of complimentary colors.

4. Example of monochromatic color.

5. Example of achromatic color.

 
 EVALUATION:    
 

Your assignment will be graded using these criteria:

From Mr. P's Photo Rubric

Vision:
Is you image original, innovative and daring, or just another example of the same old thing? Does it fulfill the requirements for the assignment (see assignment sheet) ?.

Aesthetics:
Have you used the appropriate elements and principles of design that would enhance your photograph or did you just shoot what was in front of the camera? Have you used good composition or did you just place the center of interest in the center because it was easy?

Mechanics:
Camera Techniques: Is the image sharp/in focus? Is the exposure correct? Was the appropriate aperture/shutter speed used (if applicable for your camera), did you find the best angle?

Computer Techniques: Is the image sharp/in focus? Is it resized correctly? Is it color corrected and sharpened?

Presentation: Is the artwork presented in a professional manner as outlined in the assignment?

Good luck