PHO 251 Documentary Photography

 

ROYALTY FREE MUSIC:

 

http://incompetech.com/

http://freemusicarchive.org/curator/creative_commons/

 

Most Adobe Tutorials will be here:

https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro.html

 

 

 

Week 15  FINAL PRESENTATION

Show your final cut

Final cut must be Uploaded to YouTube and shared with Class

Prof Dalton can upload your docs to MCCC Photo YouTube Account

 

Week 14

Show rough cuts of final docs

 

Week 13

Editing - Editing - Editing

Be sure to complete your group collaboration grading.

 

Week 12

Premiere Pro Review for those who need it

Editing - Editing - Editing - FINISH SHOOTING DOC

 

Week 11

Premiere Pro Review for those who need it

Present your mock "Trailers"

Editing - Editing - Editing

 

Week 10 Shoot docs

 

Week 9 Shoot docs

 

Week   SPRING BREAK

 

Weeks 7 & 8 Shoot docs

Start shooting your doc.

I will be in the classroom or on location with some of you

We are now in the shooting phase of the Doc Photo Projects

 

Week 6

Finalize Proposals/Groups

Copyright.gov

Read & Review:

https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/controversy-contexts-using-emmett-tills-image/?_r=1

Keywords: Dana Shutz Emmett Till

Compare to Kendall Jenner Pepsi Ad

 

 

Week 5

Write and Review Project Proposals in Class

More Premiere Pro

Event Shooting - Model Releases

Model Release Guidelines

Model Release -Long Version

Model Release -Short Friendlier Version

 

DISCUSS: http://www.humansofnewyork.com/

 

Week 4

Continue Premiere Pro Lecture and Editing Techniques

Music - Audio

Review Exporting

Discuss Ruin Porn - Exploitation - Commission

 

http://mediastorm.com/training/take-care

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nF5uZloNNi0

 

READ: http://www.warscapes.com/opinion/sentimentality-critique-humans-new-york

 

Week 3

Shoot a Practice Interview for real this time

 

Interview Strategies

 

Bring in HEADPHONES

 

Homework for next week:

 

Watch: (download materials if you need some sample pieces)

https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/how-to/dslr-video.html?playlist=/ccx/v1/collection/product/premiere-pro/segment/designer/explevel/beginner/applaunch/orientation/collection.ccx.js

Read:

https://www.theguardian.com/housing-network/2016/feb/15/ruin-porn-detroit-photography-city-homes

 

 

Week 2

The DSLR as a Video Camera - Bring in your Video capable cameras if you own one.

 

Frame Rate Vs. Shutter Speed:

https://vimeo.com/blog/post/frame-rate-vs-shutter-speed-setting-the-record-str

 

Short Doc 101:

http://www.filmsshort.com/short-film-pages/conrad-and-the-steamplant-dustin-cohen.html#.WIoXtbYrLGa

 

Watch:

https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/how-to/easy-video.html?playlist=/ccx/v1/collection/product/premiere-pro/segment/designer/explevel/beginner/applaunch/orientation/collection.ccx.js

 

We will practice in class using your own footage.  Bring your cameras to shoot a couple of clips.  Bring Headphones as well.

 

Week 1

Lecture: Introduction and review of syllabus; Discussion and presentation of documentary work.

Homework: Get your camera

 

Watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tROVhayUEd0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7Ygonn9LtM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-ywPVdTfWI

 

Watch Prom (DVD)

 

A Beginning - Middle - End

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwpjSvxPu4w

 

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Website: www.mercerphoto.org

You will have to attend open computer lab hours to complete your assignments. Open lab times will be posted.

 

Bring cameras to every class.

 

You must have a Mercer Email Account setup for class correspondence.

 

Syllabus (subject to change)

 

 

 

Required Shooting: You must participate in the class documentary shooting during class time and on your own.

 

Supplies:

 

Where to Buy

 

External USB hard drive – Make Sure they are formatted for EXFAT if you also use for a PC.

 

You are not required to buy a digital camera to complete this course. There will be some digital cameras available for you to borrow from this department and you can scan film.  But you do need a means of shooting if there are no cameras available for loan.

 

Assignments will be evaluated according to the Grade Report Key for that Assignment

Semester Grade Breakdown:

25% – Assignments

25% – Midterm Presentation

50% – Final Presentation