Archive for February 28, 2019

Ummm 9 Pic Layout?? – 2/28

Today is your FINAL day to complete and turn-in BOTH Food & 9 Macro image layout.

Tomorrow. Short lesson on Sync editing.

Senior Photos – Due March 6th!!



9 Macro & Food – 9/27

Today’s goal is to have your 9 Macro Photo Layout saved for printing and your food design uploaded into the Flickr group. Below are the instructions.

9 Macro Image

Open Adobe Lightroom.

Go to the Library Grid mode (Letter G).

Find your Macro images taken of one room or one large object.

Look for your best nine images. Give them a rating you’ll remember.

Select one of the images for cropping. When selected press the letter R on your keyboard.

Within the crop area select the Aspect ratio of 1×1.


Once selected crop your image the way you want it to appear in your layout.

REPEAT – Now that you’ve completed the first crop. Crop the remaining 8 macro images.

Now that all images are cropped go to your Print area within LR and choose the 9 Macro Layout created yesterday in class.

Once the layout is selected go through and place your nine images into the layout.


Now that the layout is filled turn your attention to the right side of LR.

Place the background color on the layout under the Page option area.

Then go to the Print Job area. Make the following settings:

  • Print to: JPEG file
  • File Resolution: 200 ppi
  • Print Sharpening: Standard


When correct press the Print to File… button.

Go to Templates & Graphics > File for Printing > Class Period Folder Number  either 1 or 7 folder.

Save the file as normal. ClassPeriod-HighSchoolLetter-FirstLastName (6-P-Justin Case)


Now that this is done. Finish your food project.

Instagram Changed Restaurants

Macro Layout, Saving Layouts, Food Cont. – 2/26

Today’s goal is to create the 9 image layout for the Macro assignment to be turned in tomorrow. In doing so we’ll go over the Print layout in little more detail. When done you’ll be able to save your own layouts.

Another aspect of your Macro will be the cropping. We’ll go over this in class.

Also today saving Food Layout you’re working on.

Tomorrow turning in 9 Macro layout and uploading Food.

Instagram vs. Press Photo


Food Continues & Week at a Glance – 2/25

Today’s goal is to get most of your food design layout complete. Here’s what you should have:

  1. Have your best and final food image at the top, then supporting images underneath.
  2. Top photo has text titling what the food is.
  3. Next images are supporting ones.
  4. Last image is to include your logo. Bottom right corner. Small.
  5. Images may have borders.
  6. All images saved as PSD files.

This week at a glance:

  • Monday – Food Project assembling
  • Tuesday – Food Continues & 9 Image layout.
  • Wednesday – Food Due
  • Thursday – Editing, Inserting best 9 & Saving.
  • Friday – Sync Editing


Food Project Begins – 2/22

Today’s goal is to be familiar with what is required for your food project and to begin creating it. You will have today through probably Tuesday to complete the project. For most of you it shouldn’t take you that long. When you are done you will have used between 3-5 images.

foodFinal shot on top with the making images below. You will see quite a few when you turn in your work.

You will be posting your creation to Flickr when you are complete. You will also be saving your best image of your food for printing.

Prepare yourself for reading, designing, and creating on your own. You want your food to be presented as best possible so that someone wants to eat it.

Food Photos Turn-In – 2/21

Today’s goal is to begin creating your food design. You’ll first go through and printout ALL of your photos use the Workflow instructions. This is due before you walk out the door today.

Tomorrow you’ll begin putting the images together.

Finishing ATPI & Photo Display – 2/20

Today’s goal is to complete ATPI upload and displays for Thursday evening.

Tomorrow I’ll go over Food Photography project.

Self Portrait – 2/19

Today’s goal getting images ready for Thursday. Also if your name is listed below getting your image uploaded to ATPI contest site. Entries may NOT have your watermark/logo on them.

Need to see the following today –


  • Haley
  • Bowers
  • Zoe
  • Jared
  • Falcon
  • Ma
  • Lyric
  • Yami


  • Daejzia
  • Dhalia
  • Josephine
  • Robert
  • Celia
  • Kevin
  • Luca
  • Simone
  • Zoe
  • Alecia
  • Ariana
  • Jamari
  • James



  • Shane
  • Tyra
  • Ashleigh
  • Emily
  • Austin
  • Blanco
  • Enizjah
  • Alexa
  • Madeline
  • Dasia
  • Jane

EVERYONE – Self Portrait – 2/15

Today’s goal is to have your Self Portrait turned in.

Reminder self portrait images must have been taken by you, NOT someone else. Also they may not be part of any class time assignments or shooting (like using a photo from studio portrait learning).

Below are the instructions for each class period:

1st & 7th – Commercial Photography 1 – Once you are done editing your self portrait image upload to your Flickr account.

3rd/4th & 5th/6th – Commercial Photography 2 & Practicum – Once you are done editing your self portrait make a blog post titled “Self Portrait” and place your self portrait image into the post.

Finishing Mounting & Editing Self Portrait – 2/14

Today’s goal is to complete your Food Mounting. Then with the rest of the period go through and edit your self portrait image. Your image should already have been taken . . . . . NOT LOOKING THROUGH YOUR PHONE TO FIND ONE!!!

Tomorrow you’ll get information on how to turn in your assignment.


Mounting & Layout Set Up – 2/13

Today’s goal is to begin the process of mounting your best food photo image from last week.

Also today we’ll go through and figure out the best way to get your layout done in Photoshop or Lightroom.

Lastly you’ll have the remainder of the week to work on your Self Portrait assignment.

Below is an example of how many photos you should have.

NO repeat angle. No out of focus. No duplicators.


Shooting & Cutting – 2/12

Today taking photos & cutting images.

You hopefully will be editing images tomorrow.

Multiple Views/Objects Only – 2/11

Multiple View

Today’s goal (and through Thursday) is to capture images of one object only or one room only. You will do this using macro photography principles with either a camera from the career center or your own cell phone.

You will capture multiple images and lay them out like the ones in the design above.

Also this week you’ll be Exporting your best food image for printing & mounting.

So today you will:

  • Give a writing sample.
  • See the difference between your cell phone and DSLR camera when taking macro images.
  • Export your best food image.



FRIDAY – Self Portrait DUE!!!!

Next TUESDAY – Food images DUE!!!

March 5th – Senior Photos DUE!!!

Calendar, Editing, & Ellen – 2/8

Today we’ll be discussing what’s due. When it’s due. And what you need to do.

Also Self Portrait image due Next Friday!!

Also today editing your pics from this week will take place today.




Have a Great Weekend!

Selfie or Narcissistie?


My favorite cartoon character.

Food Project Begins – 2/7

Today’s goal is to fully understand the project you are assigned and what it will take to be successful. The last three days were so you could get a feel for what shooting food images will be like.

Food Photography

Food Photography images (20 – 30 Pics)
due February 19th

Below are some examples of food images.


And a lot of what not to do….

And where to get ideas. Try Spoon, Fork, Bacon

Below are images from last years not exactly food photos.


This is what 1/4000 of second will capture.

Food Shoot – 2/6

Today’s goal is to capture food images in the best possible light. Tomorrow videos and finishing.

Confectionery Item Shoot – 2/5

Today’s goal is to shoot a well lit photo of a sugar item. You will have many different lights to use and tryout. Also before beginning you might want to printout a design.


Tomorrow. Food photos on your own.