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Frights, Camera, Action! (2015 edition)

Video Production students learned about story-boarding and editing in the process of making these movies. Each group started with the same scenario, but were tasked with creating their own ending to the story. Additionally, each group attempted to build suspense and tension through editing and cinematography.

The Last Laugh by Carlos Sanchez, Nick Maciel, Miguel Fuentes, Jesus Medina

The Last Laugh from Miguel Fuentes on Vimeo.

Inside Out by Bryan Barragan, Daniel Figueroa, Ulises Martinez, Joseph Valencia, Enrique Manzo

insideout from Daniel Figueroa on Vimeo.

Whispers by Wesley Frazier, Daniel Ochoa, Andy Guerrero

Whispers Final from Andy Guerrero on Vimeo.

The Haunting of A205 by Ramiro Silva, Ashley Reyes, Nathaley Rivera

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AP Studio Art: 2D Design/Drawing

If you have taken art classes and want to explore the creative process at an advanced level, AP Studio art might be worth exploring. This course is designed as a studio art class that is taught at the college level. Every aspect of the class will require students to respond at a higher level of responsibility, artistic expression, and sophistication. Students will develop a body of work from which they will select their best pieces

The portfolio structure is divided into three sections: Quality, Breadth, and Concentration. The Breadth section will include a variety of work that demonstrates problem solving, technical skill, and a foundation for artistic expression. The Concentration section will allow a student to investigate a concept or idea and show growth and evolution as they focus on that concept over time. The Quality section is developed throughout the year, can be taken from the Breadth and Concentration sections, and is evidence of the student’s best work. These works will be sent to the College Board to be evaluated.

More info can be found at these links:

AP Studio Art 2D Design Course Overview

AP Studio Art Drawing Course Overview

Drawing Portfolio Example: Concentration

Drawing Portfolio Example: Breadth

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Teen Read Week Book Poster Contest

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Student’s in Mr. Diaz’s Digital Photography class were given the task of creating a poster to encourage reading for Teen Read Week. The students were instructed to photograph a student reading a book while using a basic studio lighting setup. Each student then used Photoshop to bring the story to life around the photograph. view posters

El Rancho Promo 2015

Check out the 2015 ERHS promo video. Special thanks to ER Video Production and ER Link Crew.

2015 El Rancho High School Promotional Video from El Rancho Video Production on Vimeo.

Movement & Motion Photographs

All photographs are determined by exposure to light, and shutter speed is just one component to consider in determining exposure. Students in Digital Photography learned how shutter speed can completely change a photograph, especially when it comes to moving subjects. The students took three different kinds of photos that all fit the theme of movement and motion.

Freeze Motion – Students set the shutter speed to a fast speed to completely freeze any motion without blur.

Vanessa Torres Celaya

Tabitha Randin

Natalie Woo

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Elements of Art Photos

Photography students were asked to capture the Elements of Art (Color, Line, Shape, Form, Space, Texture) in photographs. These selected photos were voted as the best examples.

Color

Melissa Ramirez – Color

 

Natalie Woo – Color

 

Enrique Manzo – Color

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Logo & Business Card Designs 2014

 

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After learning about vector graphics, students were asked to design their own logos for a real or fake business. Students also designed business cards that featured the logos they created. View gallery

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ER Promo 2014 from El Rancho Video Production on Vimeo.

El Rancho High School 2014 – Shot by Joseline Alcaraz, Fabian Anaya, Isaac Castaneda, Alberto Cedillo, Christian Garcia, Eirene Gonzales, Julie Gutierrez, Adrian Hernandez, Matthew Hernandez, Joseph Jimenez, Rafael Pedroza, David Perez, Fabian Perez, Rebecca Perez, Joseph Quintanilla, Serena Solorio.

Edited by Justin Diaz and El Rancho Video Production.

Special thanks to Gatorade and the El Rancho YouTube community for additional footage.

Music: Piano Work 02 by rysktchkw

Teen Read Week Book Posters

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For Teen Read Week, Mr. Diaz’ digital imaging students were asked to design posters for books but in the style of a movie poster. The main objective was to demonstrate visual hierarchy: a design concept that uses color, contrast, size or other visual tools so that viewers get a sense of visual importance when looking at a design. Students were also supposed to create original artwork that captured the essence of the story by compositing various images together. Students used their own portraits to turn themselves into the main characters.

Video Production: A Sampler of Projects

One Week Film Fest
Students had one week to plan, shoot, and edit a movie that fit a specific theme.

The theme for Period 4 was Happiness Is…

Abraham Torres, Rafael Pedroza, Fabian Perez

SoldOut! from Abraham Torres on Vimeo.

Julie Gutierrez, Eirene Gonzales, Anthony Castro, Joseline Alcaraz

Julie’s Satisfied from Eirene Gonzales on Vimeo.

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