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Journalism 2300: News Photography. Week Four February 18, 2013. W ords matter!. And more!. Upcoming major assignments. Major Assignment I: Features Photograph * Due TODAY Major Assignment II: Portraits/Personality * Due 6 pm on Monday, March 4 Major Assignment III : Winter Events

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Journalism 2300 news photography

Journalism 2300:News Photography

Week Four

February 18, 2013


W ords matter

Words matter!


And more

And more!


Upcoming major assignments

Upcoming major assignments

  • Major Assignment I: Features Photograph

    * Due TODAY

  • Major Assignment II: Portraits/Personality

    * Due 6 pm on Monday, March 4

  • Major Assignment III: Winter Events

    * Due 6 pm on Monday, March 25

  • Major Assignment IV: Sports

    * Due 6 pm on Monday, April 1

  • Major Assignment V: Weather

    * Due 6 pm on Monday, April 8

  • Major Assignment VI: Spot News

    * Due 6 pm on Monday, April 15


Extra credit

Extra Credit

  • Photojournalist Profile: Due March 25


To be a better photographer

To be a better photographer…


You need to take a lot of photos

…you need to take a lot of photos!


Carry your camera with you

Carry your camera with you!


The week in pictures

The week in pictures

  • MSNBC:

    • http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/

  • Duluth News Tribune

    • http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/photogalleries/tag/photo%20galleries/


Let s look at your photos

Let’s look at your photos

  • Overall excellent variety of shots!

  • Some of you had tough lighting to overcome

  • Learning more about exposure and compensating for poor light

  • Bracket, bracket, bracket!

  • Need to answer 5Ws and H in caption

  • Get familiar with Associated Press Stylebook!


Need to share all of your photos in your picasa album

Need to share ALL of your photos in your Picasa album

  • Contact sheet of photos

  • Shows me that you have taken a variety of photographs from different angles, with different exposures

    https://picasaweb.google.com/115943674943334661819/Feb112013DiningCenterOCA?noredirect=1


Let s practice cropping

Let’s practice cropping

  • Go to Photo #6 and download


Journalism 2300 news photography

#13


Let s look at all of the photos

Let’s look at all of the photos:

  • Most artistic

  • Best fulfills the assignment

  • Strongest caption


Equivalent f stops shutter speed

Equivalent f-stops/shutter speed

It's a simple 1:1 relationship.One f-stop change = one shutter speed change.


Exposure concepts

Exposure concepts

http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips/best-aperture.html


Shutter speeds

Shutter speeds

  • http://silverlight.co.uk/tutorials/compose_expose/speeds1.html


Macro photography closeups

Macro photography=Closeups

http://digital-photography-school.com/macro-photography-tips-for-compact-digital-camera-users


How to hold your camera

How to hold your camera

  • http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-hold-a-digital-camera


Expressions of motion

Expressions of motion

  • http://www.picturecorrect.com/photographytips/expressing_motion_sports_photography.htm


What s a caption see page 150

What’s a caption? See page 150

  • Who:

    • Need names or detailed description

    • Need last names

  • What:

    • What’s happening in photo

  • When:

    • Time element important

      • Day of week, time of day

  • Where:

    • Location

  • Why:

    • Importance of shot

  • How:

    • Explanations as needed


Chapter 7 photo editing

Chapter 7: Photo Editing

  • Eye-Trac Research:

    • ¾ of a second spent looking at a photograph!

  • Imaginative Assignments

    • Go beyond the news release

    • Nursing home example

  • Select the strongest photographer

    • Look at other photographers’ work for ideas


What does it take to be a photo editor

What does it take to be a photo editor?

  • Research, research, research!

  • Camera skills not necessary

  • Day in Pictures:

    • San Francisco Chronicle Web site

    • http://www.sfgate.com/


Photo selection strategies

Photo-selection strategies

  • Tough to be own photo editor

    • Too close to subject

  • Washington Post Hierarchy: P. 130

    • Informational

    • Graphic

    • Emotional

    • Intimate

  • Combine categories for strong images


What readers don t see

What readers don’t see

  • Whole population segments often ignored

  • Inciting violence or informing the public?


What do readers prefer

What do readers prefer?

  • Not easily defined

  • Liking photo different than being interested

  • Victim photos


Chapter 6 sports

Chapter 6: Sports

  • Concentration the key

    • Easy to get distracted!

    • Anticipate the action

  • Timeliness important

    • Old news = no news

    • Important to get background information on sport you’re covering


Barry bonds brad mangin si

Barry Bonds: Brad Mangin, SI

  • http://www.manginphotography.com/index.php#mi=2&pt=1&pi=10000&s=0&p=3&a=0&at=0


Summarize game in one photo

Summarize game in one photo

  • Stay until the end of the game

  • Summary shot might not be action shot

  • Crowd reaction

  • Coach reaction

  • Thrill of victory, agony of defeat…


Need complete caption information

Need complete caption information

  • Must know names of athletes photographed

  • Editing nightmare: having excellent action shot, but no name

  • Take a photograph of the game roster

    • To get names with the numbers


Sports as features

Sports as features

  • Entertainment factor

  • Look in the stands for photos that capture flavor of the event


Sports photography techniques

Sports photography techniques

  • Freezing action

    • Shutter speed of at least 1/500 second for action sports

    • Let’s look at your cameras!

    • Speed of subject: sprinter vs. jogger

      - Coming straight at you, or on side

    • Distance

      - The closer that the camera is to moving subject, faster the shutter speed


Journalism 2300 news photography

Shutter: 1/200

Aperture: f/5.20

Focal length: 115

ISO 50 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO 800

Shutter: 1/250 second

Aperture: f/5.60

No flash Focal length 300


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 800

Shutter: 1/180 second

Aperture: f/5.6

Focal length: 105 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 400

Shutter: 1/750

Aperture: f/4.80

Focal length: 129 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 400

Shutter: 1/1000 second

Aperture: f/4.50

Focal length: 120 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 800

Shutter: 1/350 second

Aperture: f/4.80

Focal length: 82 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 400

Shutter: 1/500 second

Aperture: f/5.60

Focal length: 105 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

Shutter: 1/50 second

Aperture: f/5.60

Focal length: 82

No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

Shutter: 1/60

Aperture: f/4.20

Focal length: 78

No flash


Peak action

Peak action

  • Look for momentary pause in action

  • Shutter: 1/100 second

  • Aperture: f/4.80

  • Focal length: 255 No flash


Panning

Panning

  • Slow shutter speed, move camera to follow the action

  • Try: Shutter of 1/15, small aperture

  • Background will blur


Journalism 2300 news photography

ISO: 200

Shutter: 1/15 second

Aperture: f/22

No flash Focal length: 48 mm


Getting sharp images

Getting sharp images

  • Bracket! Need a lot of exposures to get sharp sports images

  • Use autofocus

  • Select the autofocus point to capture the action

    • Center usually safest


Bag of solutions

Bag of solutions

  • DSLR Tips:

    • Use a long telephoto

    • Teleconverter

    • Zoom lenzes

    • Monopod/tripod

    • Rain gear

    • Wireless remotes


Sports tips for dslr

Sports tips for DSLR

http://photo.net/learn/sports/overview


Reaction time

Reaction Time

  • Anticipating the action

    • If wait until crack of bat, you’re too late

  • Press the shutter release halfway down


Basketball strategies

Basketball strategies

  • Stake a position

    • Don’t try to cover entire court

  • No flash!

  • Watch the key players, then anticipate where they will be on the court

  • Look for emotional shot

  • Difficult to stop action, but keep trying!

  • How Sports Illustrated works: p. 123


Hockey tips

Hockey tips

  • Lighting a challenge indoors

  • Focus on key player, follow them

  • Focus on the puck – tough to follow!

  • Prefocus on an area in front of the goal and wait!

  • Avoid going behind goal – will just see goalie’s head

  • Move around for different angles

  • With DSLR, shoot through the glass


Journalism 2300 news photography

Shutter: 1/60 second

Aperture: f/4.20

Focal length: 168 No flash


Journalism 2300 news photography

Shutter: 1/60 second

Aperture: f/4.20

Focal length: 105 No flash


Indoor sports photography

Indoor sports photography

http://digital-photography-school.com/indoor-sports-photography#more-3754


More tips for sports photography

More tips for sports photography

  • http://www.nyip.com/ezine/sports/


And even more sports tips

And even more sports tips!

  • http://jacobfuentes.com/2009/sports-photography-tips-and-tricks/


Chapter 17 history

Chapter 17: History

  • The Daily Graphic:

    • First illustrated daily newspaper

  • Difficult process

    • 5 by 7 inch plates

    • Cumbersome equipment

    • Days to develop

    • Artists drew replicas!


Evolution of printing process

Evolution of printing process

  • Halftone screens

    • Ordered dot pattern, held against screen

    • First halftone in Canadian Illustrated News, 1871

  • Full-bleed photographs by 1900

  • First photograph on front page of New York Times in 1910

  • Skeptics questioned power of photographs


Jimmy hare

Jimmy Hare

  • Born in London, came to U.S. in 1889

  • Freelance photographer from 1896-98 for Illustrated American

  • After leaving, went on to photograph battleship Maine explosion

  • Covered Spanish-American war

  • First flight at Kitty Hawk


Women enter field

Women enter field

  • Frances Benjamin Johnston

    • Documented early educational methods in schools

    • Bain News Service in Washington, D.C.


National geographic

National Geographic

  • First issue in 1888: No photographs

  • 1903: Ran first halftone

  • 1905: First photo spread unbroken by text


Photographers as reformers

Photographers as reformers

  • Jacob Riis/Lewis Hine

    • Exposed slum conditions for immigrants

    • Led to child labor laws

  • Immigrants could understand photographs published in tabloids


Weegee king of crime photographers

Weegee: King of crime photographers

  • Arthur Fellig

  • Police radio, lived near police station

  • “New York City was his working space, night was his time, and violence was his specialty”


Let s look at the book

Let’s look at the book…


Photography lingo

Photography lingo

  • Shoot: take photos

  • Sharp photo: in focus

  • Soft: out of focus; not sharp

  • Flat light: Even, with no highlights

  • Bracket: Take several shots of same scene at different exposures

  • Shoot a lot of frames!

    • Take a lot of photos – memory cards are cheap!


In class assignment

In Class Assignment

  • Go to the Recreational Sports area and practice stopping action

  • Work in teams, with others who have similar types of camera

  • Come back, download photos, and upload to my Picasaweb page


Picasa 3 editing selecting photos

Picasa 3: Editing, selecting photos

  • Set up Google Account: google.com

  • Go to: http://picasa.google.com/

  • Download Picasa 3

  • Upload photographs

  • Under File menu, select New Album

  • Type in Date/name of assignment

  • Select photos, drag to the album you created

  • Edit photos, put the final photo selection first in album

  • Select the final photo, and write cutline where it says: Write a caption!

  • NOTE: Add full name to the end of the caption


Sharing album with me

Sharing album with me

  • Select the album you want to share

  • Click on the Share button on upper right side of the album screen

  • Sign in to your Google account

  • In the Share Photos screen, in the To: box type [email protected]


  • Login