Teaching Materials by - Technical exercise

Serial images (2) : Temporal linkage of images and the making of Flipbook

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

Time is formless, intangible. How can we perceive the passage of time? When shall we realise the weight of time?


Family Resemblances

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

It starts a conversation when students juxtapose the photos of today and the past. Will they have any new inspiration when they reexamine their family at present?


Film stills mimic

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
Level:
Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise

Light is one of the most important elements for photo shooting.


Three ways of making books

Name of Artist Educator: Chan Pak Kin
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

A lot of people see art as something complicated. When we talk about how to make a book, there may be lots of presumptions, like books must be bound and typeset......


One-sided graphic prints

Name of Artist Educator: Chan Pak Kin
Level:
Excercise Category: Technical exercise

A lot of people see art as something distant, and think that creating an art work requires sophisticated thinking, ideas and skills......


Tail of the sun

Name of Artist Educator: Thomas Lin
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

If time is intangible, how shall we prove it?


Composition series (3) Take five

Name of Artist Educator: Thomas Lin
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Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise

How to obtain a pair of photographer’s eye so as to preview the effects of the image before clicking the shutter?


Darkroom ─ Developing Photographic Paper

Name of Artist Educator: n/a
Level:
Excercise Category: Technical exercise

The basic techniques of photo developing process inside darkroom


Cyanotype printing –Overlapping

Name of Artist Educator: Li Hiu Wa
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

It is not necessary to view images on screen or traditional photographic paper. There are also some other ways for appreciation.


Darkroom experience

Name of Artist Educator: Ho Man Kei, Vik Lai
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

Nowadays, majority of people are used to shoot photos with digital camera or smartphone......


Silver halide experiment

Name of Artist Educator: Ho Man Kei, Vik Lai
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

Images are easy to be obtained but hard to be preserved.


Retracing the old campus

Name of Artist Educator: Lai Lon Hin
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Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

Learn the change of the surroundings and the unfamiliar faces who also spent their youth here.


Gulliver’s travels

Name of Artist Educator: Lai Lon Hin
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Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise, Visual storytelling

Only when we observe things from a micro perspective that we are reminded of our ignorance and carelessness.


Food Modification

Name of Artist Educator: Doreen Chan
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Excercise Category: Photographer's eye, Technical exercise

A name of food could arouse our familiarity to its smell, appearance, taste and function. It enables us to recognise it. But how does it look like before it is recognised as our food? Are there any other possibilities?


Light and developed image

Name of Artist Educator: Chris Wong
Level:
Excercise Category: Technical exercise

Basic optical phenomena will be introduced, as well as the impact of light on the colour of an image.


Photogram

Name of Artist Educator: Chris Wong
Level:
Excercise Category: Technical exercise

Photogram was originally used for scientific purposes in research of plant structure. This technique was later employed by artists and became one of the media in artistic creation.


Light Painting

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
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Excercise Category: Technical exercise

The idea of light painting is one that makes use of single exposures to capture light trails from moving subjects.


Pinhole Photography

Name of Artist Educator: Chris Wong
Level:
Excercise Category: Technical exercise

How does a light-proof box with a hole and a sheet of photo paper capture images?

During the Warring States period around 2,300 years ago, Chinese philosopher Mozi mentioned in the Mohist Canons that “Inversion arises from a small hole at the intersecting point of lights; the hole projects a long image because of the hole.”
The pinhole camera, which is derived from the concept of the camera obscura (Latin: “dark chamber”), is one of the most ancient ways to take photographs.