GRADES: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Basics of Visual Communications or (Advanced) Digital Photography. Length: One trimester/one-half credit (may be repeated for credit)

Course Description

Students in this course develop and further their skills in digital photography, project-management, teamwork and leadership. Students use Adobe’s Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) to create various independent, group and community projects. Projects may include: Stop motion animation, photo collage, studio photography (people and products), photojournalism, event photography and/or portfolio design. Course qualifies for Fine Arts and Career & Tech credit.

Course Resources

Required Material

  • OHHS Google Account
  • Sno-Isle Library Card
  • 3-Ring Binder or 3-Prong Folder to organize your work

Course Calendar

Course Overview

–> For Beginner students, click here.


Projects (tentative)

In general: Don’t start on the next project until we all do it together. Instead, talk to Mrs. Jansen about doing an Extra Credit assignment.
  1. Reflections
  2. Teen Art Show
  3. Lightpainting
  4. Warhol Portrait
  5. Surreal Landscape
  6. Minimalism
  7. Candid Moments
  8. Photo Collage
  9. Choice Project 1
  10. Choice Project 2
  11. Portfolio Website
  12. Texture
Extra Credit Assignments
  • Pick your own project (Click here for how to do that.) –> points are assigned based on amount of time/work required for the project
  • Participate in a Photography Competition