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Photo Essay 
Themes are assigned and students take take 10-20 original images demonstating their understanding of the topic. Grading is based on the rubric below as they use of the "5 shots", POV, lighting and subject(s).
Rubric Code: Z2X4XXC
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Subject: Arts and Design  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12, Undergraduate


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  No Credit

0 pts

Minimum Standards

1 pts

Competent

2 pts

Proficient

3 pts

Excellent

4 pts

SUBJECT/FOCAL POINT

No Credit

-photo does not demonstrate subject
Minimum Standards

-photo does not have a clear subject or focal point
Competent

-fair detail in image
-subject is known, but focal point is not due to lack of composition control.
Proficient

-compositional concepts and fair use of focal point make subject of photo clear.
Excellent

-composition and purpose of photo very clear.
-subject is understood.
COMPOSITION

No Credit

- does not focus on subject
- no focus
-distracting
Minimum Standards

-no evident subject
-eye is distracted by busyness
-little or no evidence of thoughtful composition
-image appears one-sided or unbalanced
-eye tends to wander: no focal center
-poor cropping
Competent

-subject is evident, but weakened by busyness or objects
-eye is somewhat attracted by dominate features
-exhibits any of the following rules of composition: rule of thirds, framing, lines, simplicity, texture, repetition/pattern, balance
-fair cropping
Proficient

-composition is purposeful
-subject is clearly stated but focus is distracting
-eye is attracted to dominant highlight or line
-exhibits any of the following rules of composition: rule of thirds, framing, lines, simplicity, texture, repetition/pattern, balance
-good cropping
Excellent

-composition is purposeful
-subject is clearly stated in frame
-eye is attracted to dominant highlight or line
-exhibits any of the following rules of composition: rule of thirds, framing, lines, simplicity, texture, repetition/pattern, balance
-excellent cropping that creates visual interest in the subject
VISUAL IMPACT/PRESENTATION

No Credit

- no evidence controlling composition
Minimum Standards

-no discernible regard for composition
-does not generate response
Competent

- shows attempt at use of composition
Proficient

-exhibits effective use of composition
-image creates response (visually exciting)
Excellent

-image shows originality of thought
-exhibits effective use of composition
-image creates strong response (visually exciting)
CRAFTSMANSHIP

No Credit

-poor technical reproduction
- pixels evident without purpose
- no evidence in controlling light source
Minimum Standards

-images not properly exposed and/or focused
- Little evidence in control and purpose of light source
- poor resolution
Competent

-images slightly out of focus creating a distracting element
-some distratctions
-colors and values lack purpose
Proficient

-image is focused correctly
-slight sharpening could improve image
-little distraction-good resoultion
-good control of value and color/nothing out of realm
Excellent

-high quality images -properly exposed/focused
-high resolution
-rich color and value
KNOWLEDGE/UNDERSTANDING

No Credit

-no understanding of technique, style and/or content demonstrated
Minimum Standards

-knowledge and understanding of fundamental technique, style and/or content elements does not reflect minimal standards of photographic growth and progress.
Competent

-very limited understanding of technique, style and content selection; relationship between these elements has also not been demonstrated.
Proficient

-used studio learning well
-overall photographic competence is evident.
-understood and met the essential goals of assignment progress.
Excellent

recognized task at hand and produced a remarkable and visually poignant body of work that establishes superior knowledge and understanding of course theory and application



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  • Photography Portfolio







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