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14.04 CNC and 3D Print Documentation Assignment

Assignment Deliverables

  1. Take 2 Photos of your Final CNC / 3D Print Project with a clean backdrop
  2. Take 2 Photos of your Final CNC / 3D Print Project showing its intended purpose in an environment
    • Label the photos YYYYMMDD Lastname Firstname Final CNC / 3D Print Project Documentation
    • Upload the RAW files as well as the edited jpgs (You will upload 4 Raw files and 4 jpgs)

Assignment Overview

After you cut out, assemble and finish your Final CNC / 3D Print Project to your satisfaction, take documentation photographs of your work. Having good documentation of your creative work is essential and is an important part of the creative process. You should show the overall form, the construction details and any other relevant views that will give a viewer a complete understanding of you piece.

  1. Take two photos with a clean backdrop. For example one from a 3/4 angle that shows a good representation of the form and the other from another angle or composition or detail.
  2. Take two photos should showing the intended purpose and use of the object. Take these photos in an environment that tells a story.
  • Make sure the subject is in focus.
  • Don’t forget to have good lighting and composition.
  • Shoot in JPG and RAW so you can edit and post process your images.

You can check out lights and a camera from the equipment checkout. You can also take your model to the think[box] and use the soft boxes and flashes already set up. Shoot in JPG and RAW and post process the images. White balance should be correctedexternal link and the levels should be adjusted to have good exposure. Use Photoshop and Adobe Camera Rawexternal link to make adjustments and to retouch any mistakes in the images.

Grading Rubric

Photo 1 backdrop20 points
Photo 2 backdrop20 points
Photo 1 environment20 points
Photo 2 environment20 points
RAW files uploaded10 points
White Balance10 points
Exposure Levels10 points
File Management10 points

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