SCECHS Photography Students Final Project


Students will create a Dynamic short video that promotes their brand as a photographer. At the end of this lesson, students will create a two-minute video teaching four photography tips they learned during the semester. Videos must include slide show imagery and live-action clips such as gifs or video clips. The minimum length for the video clip or gif component is 5 seconds.

Content standards:

1-G (9 - 12) Students apply media, techniques, and processes with sufficient skill, confidence, and sensitivity that their intentions are carried out in their artworks

1-H (9 - 12) Students conceive and create works of visual art that demonstrate an understanding of how the communication of their ideas relates to the media, techniques, and processes they use

2-G (9 - 12) Students demonstrate the ability to form and defend judgments about the characteristics and structures to accomplish commercial, personal, communal, or other purposes of art

2-I (9 - 12) Students create artworks that use organizational principles and functions to solve specific visual arts problems

3-E (9 - 12) Students reflect on how artworks differ visually, spatially, temporally, and functionally, and describe how these are related to history and culture

4-H (9 - 12) Students describe the function and explore the meaning of specific art objects within varied cultures, times, and places

5-J (9 - 12) Students correlate responses to works of visual art with various techniques for communicating meanings, ideas, attitudes, views, and intentions


Graded categories Subject

• is interesting

• is educational

• is relevant to the audience

• provides insight into the topic

• is discussed thoroughly

Content Score ______ out of 30 points


• Language is grammatically correct, used properly, and effectively

• Student(s) behave professionally on camera

• Student(s) demonstrate a thoughtful approach to the subject

Content Score ______ out of 30 points

Technical Aspects

• Camera is stable, smooth movements and pans

• Subject is framed well, images are well-composed

• Subject is lit and visible

• Sound is clear and understandable

• Video is edited effectively, flows well

Content Score ______ out of 30 points


• Project was completed in a timely manner

Content Score ______ out of 10 points

Video By Gabriella Charles

Video by Samuel Aberdeen