DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WRITTEN INVENTORY:

 

EVERY PHOTOGRAPH WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A WRITTEN INVENTORY

 

 

 ____________________                         � “Title put in quotes” or “Untitled”                              

_____________________                         �  Assignment theme or Study name

 __________, ________                           � media  (i.e., 35mm camera, film type, custom printing, digital camera, scanner, manipulated in  Adobe Photoshop 7.0, etc.)

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            _____________________             � your name

           

           _____________________             � E-mail address

 

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  � school & accompanying statistics

            IMMACULATE HEART ACADEMY                      

            Class of  ????

            500 Van Emburgh Ave.

            Township of Washington, NJ 07676

            201-445-6800

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INVENTORY DESCRIPTION: 

(See samples below and answer the following questions in well phrased narrative form.  Do not write answers to questions in a list.  For the neatest presentation make ONLY one Inventory per page.  Focus on your purpose for taking the picture. Put your ideas into effective order.  Use clear and varied sentences.  Use words correctly.  Capitalize, spell check, and punctuate correctly.)

 1.  WHY?:  What does your art work say?  Describe the intent, theme, and how it fits the theme, idea, problem you solve. Tell what you were trying to accomplish in taking it.  By doing this you will describe your process in developing the picture from an    idea to an image. 

2.  MEANING:  What do I want my audience to see in the photograph?  What message and meaning are you trying to convey?

3.  CONTENT/CONCLUSION: After looking back at the art work, objectively, far from the original intent, has it’s original intent changed?                What was the original intent?  If it has  change, how has it change

4.  THIRD ELEMENT:   What is the third element in the picture?  The third element is a part of or all of something in the picture which makes it interesting and worth remembering.  It might be something totally contradictory to the main subject of the work.  How does it make your art work interesting? 

5.  PHOTOSHOP FORMULA IN STAGES.  Describe steps taken or process used in achieving your end results.  Include filters/adjustments/image size, etc.

6.  See Inventory Description Samples below.  Their narrative qualities are excellent examples for you.

 

SAMPLES OF WELL-WRITTEN, THOROUGH INVENTORY DESCRIPTIONS:

 

 

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