Lesson 9

Learning Intention

To understand photography.

Lesson Information

Photography – Panoramic Photos

  • Open the camera app and select “Pano”
  • Find a location where there is plenty to see. Maybe on your daily walk.
  • Once you have selected your location, take the photo, and slowly move the camera across your scene.
  • Try a few different locations. You can even move from ground up to the sky.

Reflection

What would be your ideal location to take a panoramic photograph?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 8

Learning Intention

To understand Media Arts.

Lesson Information

Specialist Learning Task

  • Click on the link https://tinyurl.com/HPSMedia4 and complete the Media Arts questions on Microsoft Forms.
  • Have a go at each question, they are all about your Media Arts learning in Term 3.

Reflection

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 7

Learning Intention

To understand character design.

Lesson Information

Comic Book Character Design

  • Start with a simple idea. What is your hero’s main power?
  • Use the idea of their power to help you with your design.
  • What colours would match this power? What symbol could you use?
  • Draw your character and design their outfit. Will they wear a mask? A helmet?

Reflection

What would your hero’s weakness be?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 6

Learning Intention

To understand smartphone applications.

Lesson Information

App Design

  • Think of something that people want or need.
  • It might be an app that changes photographs, gives you updates on something, or it could be a game.
  • Start by designing the icon for your app.
  • Keep it simple so that people can easily recognise it.
  • Make the image relate to your idea e.g. an ice cream for a Mr. Whippy app.
  • Come up with a catchy name.
  • You can use figurative language such as alliteration e.g. The Big Ball game.

Please complete this quick Media Arts survey https://tinyurl.com/MediaArtsHPS 

Reflection

How much would your app cost and why?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 5

Learning Intention

To understand logo design.

Lesson Information

Watch a clip of the best film making logos:

  • What could your logo be? Try to include your name or something you love e.g. Unicorn Studios
  • Draw a sketch of a few ideas of what it could look like.
  • What colours stand out? Can we easily read your logo name?

Reflection

Share your logo with somebody and ask them for feedback. Do they like it? What ideas do they have to add to it?

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 4

Learning Intention

To understand film reviews.

Lesson Information

Watch The Copy:

Write a short review or opinion of the show.

What did you like about the show?

What didn’t you like?

What was the best part and why?

How could it have been better? What else would you have liked to see be copied?

Reflection

Share your review with someone and ask them if it makes them want to watch the show as well.

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 3

Learning Intention

To understand audio recording.

Lesson Information

Narration

  • Choose a picture story book that you would like to read.
  • Using an iPad/iPhone/tablet/smartphone, open the video camera or voice memo app.
  • Record yourself reading the story.
  • Listen back to your recording. Does it sound like you? Do you sound different when recorded? How could you change your voice to make the story more interesting to the viewer?

Reflection

Think about what adjustments you made during filming, and how your voice and delivery improved.

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 2

Learning Intention

To understand rules of photography.

Lesson Information

Photography – Rule of odd

  • Using a camera/iPad/smartphone, practise taking photos of a subject using the rule of odd.
  • Turn on the grid on your device if possible.
  • Choose a subject with an odd number (3,5,7 etc). It might be a collection of something, spoons, toys etc.
  • Take the photo.

Reflection

Share your photos with someone and ask them what they notice. See if they can pick the odd numbers in your shot.

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au


Lesson 1

Learning Intention

To understand rules of photography.

Lesson Information

Photography – Leading Lines

  • Using a camera/iPad/Smartphone, practise taking photos of a subject using leading lines.
  • Turn on the grid on your device if possible.
  • Choose a place where you can see lines. It might be the edge of a table, picture frames, lines on the floor etc.
  • Put your subject (the person or thing you are taking a photo of) at the end of those lines.
  • Take the photo.

Reflection

Share your photos with someone and tell them about leading lines.

If you would like to share your work, please email me at tcole@hillsmeade.vic.edu.au