CMT11 is a course that introduces students to a broad spectrum of technological concepts, both in traditional media and new media. By the end of either course, students are able to use a range of technological tools, processes, and applications, integrate communications technology with other academic disciplines, design and create communication materials that solve technological problems, and explain the consequences of technology and how it affects society.
The course is designed to explore a variety of concepts that deal with how we communicate in an ever changing world of technology. Through a predominately hands-on approach, students explore electronic, print and web communication in a well-equipped media lab. In addition to high-spec computers, students will have access to scanners, DLSR cameras, HD video devices and other exciting forms of communication technology. Communications Technology 11 consists of Units based upon the following themes-Fundamentals of Communication Technology, Photography, Graphic Design, Video Production & Animation
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6: Abobe Photoshop is a very powerful and industry standard image/photo manipulation tool. There is much to learn and endless creative potential. In the meantime here are some notes to get you started. You will need a basic understanding to complete the first CMT11 assignment. 1. Open/new project 2. Palettes or Here is the website that I am getting my notes from. Good as a start-up guide: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/c.php?g=283204&p=1886611
The artist Richard Hamilton used early digital technologies to update his own work in 1992. The results can be seen here.
Assignment 6: Portrait Photography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-TyPfYMDK8 Six photographers were given a 10-minute studio photo session with one man. They were told: “I’d like you to flesh out the essence of who he is” Fisherman Self-Made Millionaire Convict Psychic Lifesaver Alcoholic What Do Artists Do All Day? -23. Dennis Morris BBC Documentary 2016 Dennis Morris is one of Britain's most successful photographers, whose images of bands in the late 1970's helped define the art of rock photography. He started out taking pictures on the streets of Hackney and his early photography offers a striking documentary portrait of London's black community in the 1960s and 70s.
What Do Artists Do All Day? Featuring Photographer Albert Watson What do artists do all day? A story with photography Albert Watson who is known for his portraiture and landscape work and as well as work with Vogue and Haper's Bazaar. Here is shoots and tells a story while in the Isle of Skye. It's a rough terrain area with ever changing weather which could explain the excessive crew. It also gives him time to focus on the technical areas and creativity. He's done the work and proven himself through experience and his portfolio. Respect for that. Enjoy the story of this man, his process and some inspiration into creativity and photography.
These images will be projected onto you (and photographed) as an experimental portrait piece. The images could be texture based, cultural idols, your younger self, a family member, friends, ambitions + future aspirations, hobbies, pets, nature, urban images, etc
The projected results will be captured on camera and printed in colour.