Once you "sell" it to the teacher you can go out and shoot, using props etc of your choice.
You will then write in 200 words or less describing how their submission responds to the theme.
All information is here: www.f3law.com/page.php?id=85
TOPIC: Diversity, Collaboration, Achievement.What do the themes of Diversity, Collaboration, and Achievement in an educational setting look like to you? Find an image that illustrates these central themes and what they mean to today's students.
PRIZES: Each of the five winners of the CAAASA / F3 "Education for All" Photography Contest will receive a $1000 education award.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility for the award is reserved exclusively for seniors attending a public high school in California and planning to attend a community college or four-year university upon graduation.
For seniors entering the contest:
The student entrant must not include their name, address, school site, or school district in the photo submission.
The file name of each student's photo entry (for seniors) must be saved as their telephone number. This must be the same number as that listed on the application form.
In addition to submitting their photograph, student artists must include a statement of 200 words or less describing how their submission speaks to the messages of diversity, collaboration and/or achievement in an educational setting. Statement must be submitted only as a Word document or as a pdf.
F3 will forward entries to judges selected by CAAASA for assessment. Photo submissions will be assessed on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact, and artistic merit.
Graded out of 20 points:
Time on task: 5 points
1 pt/ came to class on time daily
1 pt/ worked quietly on the computer and asked for help as needed
1 pt/ did not disrupt class by wandering around room or talking a lot
1 pt/ no cell phone use
1 pt/ used time wisely and worked hard daily
Thumbnail sketches: 1 point
Three ideas thoroughly done, unique concepts
Computer work: 2 points
1 pt/saved as lastname-firstname-education.jpg
1 pt/ photograph in common drive- 02-01-2018 Education for All
Craftsmanship: 5 points
1 pt/ image IN FOCUS
1 pt/ no dust in the sky
1 pt/ no random junk in the background- cropped as needed (no poles from the backdrop etc)
1 pt/ edited photo as needed- not too dark or light
1 pt/ horizons are straight
Composition: 1 point
1 pt/ used one of these compositional rules in photograph- leading line, symmetry, rule of thirds, framing (indicate which one and how you used it)
Written Work: 2 points
2 pts/ Statement is 200 words or less, grammatically correct, and corresponds with photograph.
Creativity: 3 points
3 pts/ Student was creative in their photograph of "Education for all"- indicate specifically how.
Padlet: 1 point
1 pt/ image and statement on class padlet
Please place your image and statement in the correct period for grading. Don't forget to put your photo in the Common Drive!