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Assignment 28Glow

Contributed by Mary Ellen Wortham Photography Instructor, Fillmore High School

“Essentially what photography is, is life lit up.”

—Sam Abell

Introduction

The word photography is derived from Greek roots phos (light) and graphy (to draw or paint). Simply stated, photography is drawing or painting with light. In this assignment, students are given literal understanding of the craft as they use glow sticks to create original light drawings.

Learning Targets

  • To understand the etymology of the word photography.
  • To demonstrate effective use of the exposure triangle, i.e. the interplay of aperture, shutter, and ISO for correct exposure.
  • To understand creative options of shutter speed (i.e., control the look of movement in the photograph). ...

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