High School Photography Curriculum

Focus on Photography, 2nd Edition

By Hermon Joyner and Kathleen Monaghan

High school photography curriculum Focus on Photography is a comprehensive guide that provides students with techniques, skills, and tools for success in creating both commercial and fine art photographs. An essential resource for photographic concepts and processes—both digital and film—the second edition contains many new images throughout the book to inspire students, and engaging studio opportunities to challenge them. From making pinhole prints to manipulating digital images, these studios provide in-depth technical explanations of darkroom-based and computer-based processes. Additionally, students will enjoy two career-based chapters that introduce them to the basics and challenges of commercial photography.

What Is Photography?

Photography Curriculum Features:

  • Brilliant fine art and commercial images illustrate the history of photography.
  • Videos and technical images to clarify processes.
  • Writing prompts and captivating career profiles.
  • Exemplary studios with step-by-step instructions.
  • Outstanding student artwork.
  • A variety of processes that can be adapted to your teaching environment and student interests.
  • Portfolio development as well as critical technical and aesthetic inquiry opportunities.
  • A wealth of art history and alternative approaches expand student knowledge.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: What Is Photography?
  • Chapter 2: Film-Based Black-and-White Photography
  • Chapter 3: Digital
  • Chapter 4: The Art of Photography
  • Chapter 5: Portraits
  • Chapter 6: Photojournalism
  • Chapter 7: Action Photography
  • Chapter 8: Still Life
  • Chapter 9: Architecture and Urban Landscapes
  • Chapter 10: Landscape
  • Chapter 11: Animals
  • Chapter 12: The Basics of Commercial Photography
  • Chapter 13: Challenges in Commercial Photography
  • Timeline of Photography as Art

Enjoy this webinar with the Focus on Photography authors, and discover new artists and their relevance to today’s important issues.

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