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ONE DAY PROJECTS FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL ART CLASS

Little Photographer's Planet

Phyllis Burstein
with students at Walter Payton College Prep, Chicago



Challenge:
Students take photograph of students taking photographs of the school and create a little planet.

Materials: smartphone/digital camera with panoramic feature, computers, Photoshop or other image editing software.

Process:
• Class goes outside in front of the school and takes panoramic photographs of each other taking photographs.
• Students go into computer lab and use Adobe Photoshop or other image editing program and apply the Little Planet technique.
Google "Little Planet"
Here are a few sites:
Little Planet: 5 Simple Steps
How to Create Photo Planets from Panoramic Photos

Lesson Expansion:
• Students take Panoramic Dash photos repeating a classmate several times in image.