|1||Teaching Activity||Creating a Sensory Portrait: An Observation Exercise
This exercise accomplishes two things: it is a great warm-up exercise to introduce a group of people to one another in a fun and different way; and it helps students to understand how we use a range of sensory cues—primarily visual, but others, as well—to decode and understand a situation, person, or place.
|2||Teaching Activity||Paper Puppets for Cut Paper Animation
Creating a stop-motion animation with cut-out paper.
|3||Teaching Activity||Collaged Portraits
Using photoshop, students collage close-up/detail photographs to create a portrait.
|4||Teaching Activity||Painting with Light
Use long exposures to create "light paintings".
|5||Teaching Activity||Story telling
This is a fun activity combining visual perception and imagination. It can be used to discuss what people project into an image and how people may respond to an image in different ways.
|6||Teaching Activity||Learning Cinematic Language
A shooting exercise to develop skills in narrative filmmaking
|7||Teaching Activity||Dinner Table
An exercise in which students create a story about a dinner gone awry and photograph the scene