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Start your own Photography Business!

Students will create a pretend photography business, research the needs of the business, and present their research to the class. This is an ongoing project, meaning they work on it throughout the semester as they finish other projects and present it toward the end of the semester.

Lesson Resources

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  • Lesson Plan (PDF)
  • Student Procedure (PDF)
  • Business card back example (PSD)
  • Business card front example (PSD)
  • Grading Rubric (PDF)
  • Peer Evaluation Sheet (PDF)
Part 1: Finding Inspiration
Part 2: Set up the PS document
Part 3: Using the Character Palette
Part 4: Character Palette Tips
Part 5: Downloading fonts
Part 6: Designing the back of the business card
Part 7: Paragraph Palette