Art Show Rubric and Reflection

Please pass in the following:

  • All Contact Sheet(s) - you should have at least 3 from 3 rolls of film
  • 4 Photographs, at least 3 black & white, 11 x 14 and 1 digital photograph
  • Copy and Paste this document into google docs. Complete the rubric and answer the questions. Drag into the shared folder on google docs.

4 = The standard is met and student has gone above and beyond the basic expectation.

3 = The standard are met.

2 = The standard is partially met.

1 = The standard is not met.


Note: You are only evaluating your black and white photographs*


Creative/Conceptual Skills: Please add comments where necessary.


Photograph 1:
The visual impact of the photograph is extraordinary: 1 2 3 4
The photographs demonstrate strong compositional skills: 1 2 3 4
The depth of field choice works well with the focal point; it makes sense for and enhances the image: 1 2 3 4

Photograph 2:
The visual impact of the photograph is extraordinary: 1 2 3 4
The photographs demonstrate strong compositional skills: 1 2 3 4
The depth of field choice works well with the focal point; it makes sense for and enhances the image: 1 2 3 4

Photograph 3:
The visual impact of the photograph is extraordinary: 1 2 3 4
The photographs demonstrate strong compositional skills: 1 2 3 4
The depth of field choice works well with the focal point; it makes sense for and enhances the image: 1 2 3 4

Photograph 4 (if you printed 4)
The visual impact of the photograph is extraordinary: 1 2 3 4
The photographs demonstrate strong compositional skills: 1 2 3 4
The depth of field choice works well with the focal point; it makes sense for and enhances the image: 1 2 3 4

Technical Skills: Please add comments where necessary.


At least 3 rolls of film were taken, exposed and developed properly, from which contact sheets were printed. 1 2 3 4

At least 3, 11 x 14, black & white photographs were printed. 1 2 3 4

Photograph 1:
Value (Lightness/Darkness of the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Craftsmanship (Little of no evidence of dust, scratches, bends in the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Contrast (differences between lights and darks): 1 2 3 4
Focus (a focal point is obvious and in clear focus): 1 2 3 4

Photograph 2:
Value (Lightness/Darkness of the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Craftsmanship (Little of no evidence of dust, scratches, bends in the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Contrast (differences between lights and darks): 1 2 3 4
Focus (a focal point is obvious and in clear focus): 1 2 3 4

Photograph 3:
Value (Lightness/Darkness of the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Craftsmanship (Little of no evidence of dust, scratches, bends in the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Contrast (differences between lights and darks): 1 2 3 4
Focus (a focal point is obvious and in clear focus): 1 2 3 4

Photograph 4 (if you printed 4):
Value (Lightness/Darkness of the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Craftsmanship (Little of no evidence of dust, scratches, bends in the photograph): 1 2 3 4
Contrast (differences between lights and darks): 1 2 3 4
Focus (a focal point is obvious and in clear focus): 1 2 3 4

Reasoning/Thinking:

Answer the following, using at least 4 complete and thoughtful sentences.

1. What was your intent/goal for this project? Do your photographs convey what you intended to do? Why or why not?
2. What were the successes and the difficulties you faced with your project? How did you deal with the difficulties?
3. How did you feel about the process of getting ready for the art show? For example, working with a real dead line and printing your best work. What were some of the pros and cons?