Mount Auburn Cemetery
Field Trip Objective: On site photo shooting assignment. Explore Mount Auburn Cemetery and shoot a variety of photos that addresses composition. Consider the guidelines to composition: (1) Rule of Thirds, (2) Simple Backgrounds, (3) Resolved Focal Points, (4) Framing, (5) Angles / Lines (6) (7)
Bring the photos back to the classroom and upload to your computer. Edit and color manage photos with Adobe Photoshop. Experiment with Levles to adjust value/contrast (Command + L). Experiment with Hue and Saturation to adjust color balance (Command + U). Use the rulers in Photoshop as reference to straighten archetectural lines, rotate and crop. Use the blur filter to create variations of depth of field within photo ( In Photoshop go Filter > Blur >Lens Bliur.
After managing photos with Photoshop upload 10 or more photos that represent Mount Auburn and 10 or more that represent Harvard Square to your Google Classroom account under the heading "Field Trip".
Photo Samples by Photography Students:
Photo Samples by Dan Dressler: