Okay, I know I am not the only one in struggle city right now. We’ve been hybrid for six weeks now. Spoiler alert. It isn’t easier. No, it’s not easier. I’ve gotten better at juggling and figuring out the new pace for the year. It …
This is a quick post because this is a quick thing! I really wanted to have an easy, fast reference for students before and while they are shooting photos. There’s a lot to remember, even for me.
I hate when they forget something small that makes a huge difference. Things like looking for depth and repetition could mean finding an amazing shot. That’s why I first made the field guide.
It sat in the binders. Callie Williams said she laminated her copy and put one in each camera bag, and that is genius. Now they have them wherever they go.
I’ve attached it in jpeg and a pdf. Enjoy 🙂
The idea for this is that the staffer and the editor agree on the item requested and the completion day and time. These tasks are typically one-two days in length. Not only does that help me get in some needed formative grades, but there is accountability for students who aren’t doing things on time.
For context, this is when I show the Mad TV sketch video about a woman coming to see a therapist who keeps yelling at her to “stop it!” when she lists her issues.
It’s a funny video, and it is often in life I reflect on it. How often do we teach something, then walk away, just expecting the kid to stop it? These behaviors are ingrained in them. Often, they don’t understand the concept in the first place. What’s an adviser to do?
First, we have to be extremely clear about the expectations of the photos kids take. Second, we need to constantly hold them to those expectations. In this presentation, I break down a few of the biggies when it comes to performing better in your photography. You’ve just gotta stop the bad behaviors that are holding you back.
Alternative copy took the yearbook world over quickly, and there is no great surprise why. With professional publications creating content with variety and interest, scholastic journalism would, of course, follow in those steps. And now we have. Alternative copy for yearbook means you don’t always …