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Journalism 2300 :. Week Two February 4, 2013. Announcements. Today is the end of the 2nd week of the semester. The following take effect today: 1. Last day to add courses. 2. Last day to use permission numbers. 3. Last day to withdraw from a course with a W appearing on the transcript.

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Journalism 2300

Journalism 2300:

Week Two

February 4, 2013


Announcements

Announcements

  • Today is the end of the 2nd week of the semester. The following take effect today:

    1. Last day to add courses.

    2. Last day to use permission numbers.

    3. Last day to withdraw from a course with a W appearing on the transcript.

    4. Last day to change a grading option.

    5. Last day to apply for a degree.


Just call me lucy

Just call me Lucy!

  • An instructor, not professor

  • OK to just use Lucy!


Let s turn in textbook quizzes

Let’s turn in textbook quizzes

  • What surprised you?


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!


Chapter 1 assignment

Chapter 1: Assignment

  • Where to find spot news?

    • Scanner

    • Local news radio

    • Local television news

    • Cell phones

    • Websites

    • Contacts: officials, firefighters, police officers, friends, acquaintances

    • News tips


M essage alerts

Message alerts

  • Duluth News-Tribune

  • Minneapolis Star Tribune


Pulitzer prize for breaking news

Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News


Where to find more information

Where to find more information

  • Beat reporters

  • Public Relations offices


Best time to shoot

Best time to shoot

  • Not always when reporter conducting interview

  • What did you learn with your photos of the DTA bus stop?


Visual variety

Visual variety

  • Overall shot

    • Sets scene

  • Medium shot

    • Tells the story in one photograph

  • Close-up:

    • Adds drama


High low angles

High/low angles

  • New perspective

    • Going wide

    • Above, below


Persistence

Persistence

  • Pros stay until they have the best shot

  • Plot out best time of day for photo

  • Might take 100 to 1,000 shots to get the best photograph


Catching candids

Catching candids

  • Preset your camera

    • Aperture priority/shutter priority

  • Watch your subject

  • Anticipation and timing


Approaches to candid photography

Approaches to candid photography

  • Out in the open

  • Click and run

  • Big game hunter

  • Introduce yourself

  • Marketing spot news story:

    • San Francisco earthquake


The week in pictures

The week in pictures

  • MSNBC:

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


Chapter 2 news

Chapter 2: News

  • Contacts:

    • Police

  • Train derailment

  • Sunshine

  • Hostage situation: page 29

  • Crime scene in progress

    • Staying alive!


Why shoot fires

Why shoot fires?

  • Church fire

  • Forest fire

    • Billings Gazette Pulitzer

  • Sawmill fire

    • Drove film to the newspaper


Accidents disasters

Accidents/disasters

  • Grim but necessary

    • Williston stalker

    • Airplane crash

  • Accidents

    • Don’t get in the way!

  • Weather affects everyone


Chapter 3 general news

Chapter 3: General news

  • Covering elections

    • Get to know candidates

  • Meetings generate news

    • Avoid lines of speakers!

    • Shoot from side

    • Look for props!

  • Photograph the issues

  • Steer clear of the pack!


Let s go find news photos online

Let’s go find news photos online

  • Work in groups of 4

  • Newseum: Today’s Front Pages

    • http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/


Photojournalist defined

Photojournalist defined

  • What is a photojournalist?

    • http://markhancock.blogspot.com/1996/01/what-is-photojournalist.html

    • What to remember? Photojournalists capture verbs!


What s a caption see pages 147 153

What’s a caption?See pages 147-153

  • 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


Let s practice writing captions

Let’s practice writing captions

  • Go to Duluth News Tribune Website


Understanding exposure

Understanding exposure

  • ISO: Film speed

    • Higher the number, faster shutter speed

      • Sacrifice quality for reproduction

  • Aperture: Lens opening

    • Amount of light that the camera allows in

  • Shutter

    • How fast the lens captures action

  • Page 156 in textbook

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdotfhMGfTk&feature=related

  • http://photodoto.com/understanding-exposure-shutter-speed-aperture-and-iso/


Understanding depth of field

Understanding Depth of Field

  • Depth of Field:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzedefUXARE

Using a histogram

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3yiz1sBKLc


Assignment tips

Assignment tips…

  • Need to bracket!

    • Backlighting

      • Underexposes foreground

  • Become friends with the Associated Press Stylebook

  • Remember that you are telling a story with the photograph

  • Captions fill in the blanks


How to use ap stylebook

How to use AP Stylebook

  • Stylebook Key

    • Addresses:

      • Is this correct? 25 East Silver St.

    • Spellings:

      • Adviser/advisor; Legislative titles

  • Sports Guidelines and Style

  • Business Guidelines and Style

  • A Guide to Punctuation

  • Editing Marks


Don t memorize familiarize

Don’t memorize, familiarize!


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!


Major assignment i feature photograph

Major Assignment I:Feature Photograph

  • Let’s review the assignment

  • We will go over features next week, but can start to think now about where to find a feature photograph

    Also handout Winter Outdoor Event, Sports, Portrait/Personality


Let s practice editing with picasa

Let’s practice editing with Picasa

  • Go to this website:

    • http://www.d.umn.edu/~lkragnes/11Jour2300Spring/IcyStairs.JPG


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!


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]


Carry your camera with you

Carry your camera with you!


Assignment for 2 11

Assignment for 2/11:

  • General news assignment

  • Get more comfortable with your camera

  • Popularity of UMD food service areas

  • Shoot from a variety of angles: above, down low

    Using Picasa, send a link with your best photos to: [email protected]


Let s practice depth of field shutter speed

Let’s practice …depth of field/shutter speed

  • Jumping Bulldog/props!

    • Shutter speed

    • Depth of Field

    • Long exposure

  • Get in groups of similar type cameras


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