Your thoughts and views
In a few sentences give your opinion on the following statements: (15%)
photograph is worth a thousand words."
photograph does not lie."
media will replace paper as 'carrier' of information."
Make your own list of compositional elements (minimum 10 different elements)
and illustrate each with a rough sketch or preferably with a photo.
Choose 3 - 5 photographs (with text if applicable) from a variety of
"printed" media (no advertisements) in four of the following categories:
Internet (any Web site, except obvious advertisements)
state what drew your attention to the photograph in the first place.
Then analyse its composition and placing on the page, stating why you
think the photograph is a success or failure. If you think it is a failure,
explain how you would have changed the use of that particular photograph
(be specific if you would have cropped or placed it differently).
Feedback (no marks!)
Please include one page telling me:
you enjoyed, liked and found positive about this module;
you didn't like or found unnecessary;
you thought was missing from the course
this sheet separately, without name or student number if you would like
to stay anonymous.
your photographs and comments in a A4 or A3 scrapbook or file. Hand
in your assignments before Wednesday 7 June 2000 at16:00.
Clarity of expression
Originality of ideas, arguments
List of Criteria
Choice of Photographs
Choice of Photographs / Page
Criticism & Comments
Your assignment is due before 17:30 on Wednesday
14 June 2000.
Submit it to the secretary, Ms. Nelmarie Smuts, in the "Visuele
Kunste"-building before 16:00 or to the design lecturer, Ms L.Villiers at 17:30.
no late assignments will be accepted or marked. Students will be penalized
for scholastic dishonesty.
In your exam paper at the end of the year, there will be a section on