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Photography 
Rubric for High School Art Photography
Rubric Code: P2X835X
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Subject: Arts and Design  
Type: Assignment  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  LEVEL R

0 pts

LEVEL 1

9 pts

LEVEL 2

10 pts

LEVEL 3

11 pts

LEVEL4

12.5 pts

Student Evaluation

0 pts

Project Requirements

LEVEL R

Photograph does not relfect the intended element, principle, or technique. Assignment goals were not met.
LEVEL 1

LEVEL 2

Image shows little choices and thought behind the photograph to reflect the intended element, principle, or technique.
LEVEL 3

Image shows some clear choices and thought behind the photograph to reflect the intended element, principle, or technique.
LEVEL4

Image shows obvious choices and thought behind the photograph to reflect the intended element, principle, or technique.
Student Evaluation

Exposure/Contrast

LEVEL R

Image is grossly over exposed or under exposed rendering the image unidentifiable
LEVEL 1

Tonal quality is flat; very little contrast in color and neutrals makes the focal point blend into the background.
LEVEL 2

Tonal quality is fair; little contrast in color and neutrals.
LEVEL 3

Tonal range is good overall; some parts of the image could use more contrast.
LEVEL4

Image is excellent with good contrast and range of light to dark tones to enhance the focal point.
Student Evaluation

Focus

LEVEL R

Subject matter is not defined due to complete lack of focus.
LEVEL 1

Photograph is very pixelated and/or blurry; image was obviously photographed incorrectly OR Photoshop tools were used incorrectly.
LEVEL 2

Fair detail in image; proper use of depth of field could enhance some parts of the image.
LEVEL 3

Good detail in image; proper use of depth of field will enhance parts of the image.
LEVEL4

Excellent detail in highlights, shadows & midtones makes a good, clear image. Initial photo was obviously taken with proper camera settings selected.
Student Evaluation

Color/Value

LEVEL R

The color/value completely distracts from the subject matter making the image ineffective.
LEVEL 1

An obvious color cast or unusual color tone in some parts of the image ruins the quality or distracts from the focal point. If image is B&W, a full range of values is not represented.
LEVEL 2

Fair range of color tones; photograph would benefit from changes in color in one or more areas.
LEVEL 3

Good range of color tones; photograph might have benefited from a change in color in one area but is still OK overall.
LEVEL4

Excellent range of color tones; colors work well together based on color scheme theories; no distracting colors to take away from focal point. If image is B&W, a full range of values is represented.
Student Evaluation

Creativity

LEVEL R

Photograph does not show a creative approach to the assignment.
LEVEL 1

Minimal representation of assigned objectives; lacks originality and shows no evidence of trying anything unusual.
LEVEL 2

Fair representation of assigned objectives; some creative intent and shows little evidence of trying anything unusual.
LEVEL 3

Good representation of assigned objectives. The student has explored creative solutions to the assignment.
LEVEL4

Image demonstrates a very creative approach to the assignment; student has expanded on the basic requirements. It is clear that the student explored several choices/solutions to the assignment.
Student Evaluation

Composition

LEVEL R

Subject is not well defined.
LEVEL 1

Photograph does not demonstrate visual interest and creativity in composition, balance, camera angle, and subject matter.
LEVEL 2

Photograph demonstrates little visual interest and creativity in composition, balance, camera angle, and subject matter.
LEVEL 3

Photograph demonstrates some visual interest and creativity in composition, balance, camera angle, and subject matter.
LEVEL4

Photograph demonstrates exceptional visual interest and creativity in composition, balance, camera angle, and subject matter.
Student Evaluation

Communicative Properties

LEVEL R

No visual impact
LEVEL 1

There is little, if any evidence of successful visual communication with the viewer.
LEVEL 2

Work shows effort with moderate sense of visual communication
LEVEL 3

There is adequate and successful visual communication. Photo engages the viewer.
LEVEL4

Shows obvious evidence of thinking skills. Addresses fairly complex visual or conceptual ideas. The image effectively communicates with the viewer.
Student Evaluation

Technical Qualities

LEVEL R

Inappropriate use of editing techniques
LEVEL 1

Poorly executed, little regard for quality
LEVEL 2

Technique a bit weak with little sense of challenge
LEVEL 3

Most technical aspects are successful
LEVEL4

Excellent quality, use of tools, and attention to detail
Student Evaluation











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