• Mr. Abbruscato

    Digital Photograph 1 & 2
    English 11

    Freshman & JV Cheerleading Coach

    Room: 411 Email: Joseph.Abbruscato@husd.org

    Office Hours: B Lunch and TBD by AppointmentPhone: 480. 279. 8000 ext. 8057

    Class Schedule:     

    1st Period: Release     
    2nd Period: Digital Photo 1
    3rd Period: Digital Photo 1     
    4th Period: PREP     
    5th Period: Digital Photo 2     
    6th Period: Digital Photo 2     
    7th Period: Digital Photo 1 

    DP1 Syllabus- Click Here
    DP2 Syllabus- Click Here

    Mr Abbruscato teaches Digital Photography 1 and2, as AP Language and Composition. Working in Career & Technical Education, he strives to support students both academically and creatively, providing them with the tools needed to succeed throughout life. 
    Receiving his Masters in English from ASU, Mr Abbruscato has myriad research interests, and his academic publications specialize in the study of how fairy tales and mythologies intersect with comic books, Young Adult Literature, pop culture, and science fiction. In July of 2014, he published "The Gothic Fairy Tale in Young Adult Literature: Essays on Stories from Grimm to Gaiman" through the academic publisher McFarland Press. 
    Mr Abbruscato has been a professional photographer for the last 10 years, specializing in concerts/live events, landscapes, and modeling. He has had photographs published by MTV Canada, Skype, Live Nation, Arizona Republic, The Phoenix New Times, and Doom! Magazine, as well as has been part of multiple gallery shows throughout Arizona and Mexico. 

    Week One Video, Transcripts, Not sheets:
    Episode 1: The Developing Image, 1900-1934 [video] [transcript] [Cornell notes]
    Episode 2: The Photographic Age, 1935-1959 [video] [transcript] [Cornell notes]
    Episode 3: Photography Transformed, 1960-1999 [video] [transcript] [Cornell notes]
    History Powerpoint Slide- View Here

    Lightroom Basics Video - View Here
    Sample Practice Image - View and Download Here
    Shoot Your Name Project - View Assignment Here