DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESKTOP PUBLISHING
PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS & TUTORIALS - http://digital-photography-school.com/
Finish Polaroid Collage
|T 3/11||Display Polaroid Collages|
|W 3/12||Tell a story with pictures - This Pinterest post (which Mrs. J. can show you in class and is accessible outside of the school) shows an example of telling a message using a whiteboard and taking several photos in a series. http://m.pinterest.com/pin/209276713906035621/|
finish photo story - be sure of the following PowerPoint slide guidelines:
TWIP - Feb 28 - Mar 7 - http://slideshow.nbcnews.com/slideshow/news/the-week-in-pictures-feb-28-march-7-51053343/ - complete 3 photo analysis
Analyze photos from Mt. Echo photography contest
Publisher - Create a vertical infographic/story using your Story in Pictures photos.
ISO - APERATURE - SHUTTER SPEED - http://www.sunshineandsmile.com/2012/08/14/
|T 4/9||EOC - Go to Room ____- Friese|
1--Finish the Soda Can Project
2--Try these links to learn about customizing your own notepad. If the links are blocked from student access, then complete the This Week in Pictures assignment below.
- Mar 7 - 14 - http://slideshow.nbcnews.com/slideshow/news/the-week-in-pictures-march-7-14-51108718/ - complete 4
|M 4/15||Magazine - Intro and prototype|
|T 4/16||Magazine - explore and fill in prototype|
|W 4/17||Magazine - Begin cover|
Begin Magazine Table of Contents
|F 4/19||Magazine Cover Draft DUE|
|M 4/22||SUB - VIDEO -|
|T 4/23||SUB - VIDEO|
|W 4/24||magazine TOC due|
This YEAR in Pictures
View ALL the photos in the Year in Review (there are 48!) and also in the Photoblog (not near as many).
Pick your top 4 to review.
|F,||Finish Year in Pictures|
|M, 1/7||Begin MS Publisher, Unit C|
The text for the Visual Practice is:
Estate Sale Flyer text at the bottom: The sale will be held rain or shine at the Hibb House (23 Garden Street) adjacent to the Public Gardens. More information from Your Name at 617-555-5555.
|M 1/14||Unit D notes|
|T 1/15||Unit D chapter and exercises|
|W 1/16||finish Unit D|
catch up on Unit D
Grade reports - catch up. Last day.
This week in pictures. - Dec 27 - Jan 3 --Pick 2
|W 1/23||catch up date|
|R 1/24||Unit E Notes Page|
Pick a topic to create a newsletter. Then, search the Internet for articles that are directly related to your topic. Choose some short (3 - 5 paragraphs) and medium (6-10 paragraphs). Copy and paste them each into a Word document WITH THEIR RELATED WEBSITE ADDRESS/URL. Save each article on a separate document with the title of the article as the filename. Choose a minimum of FIVE articles.
For instance, if you were doing yours on Zoo World and you wanted to feature Flamingos then you would choose articles that gave information as to where they live, what they eat, features about them that are unique, when they will be appearing at the Zoo, etc.
|M 1/28||Unit E begin|
Ex 22, definitions and Activity exercise :)
|M 2/11||http://photographyawesomesauce.com/20-things-i-wish-i-knew-about-photography-posing/ - Read through the list of items to remember when taking posed photos. Then, in groups, take turns setting up the photograph and taking Group photos.|
|T 2/12||upload photos from yesterday. Use PowerPoint to create one page that has a "before" and an "after" photo of your experiment with posing. Create a text box that explains how you directed the people in the photo.|
---Complete analysis of photos from "This Week in Pictures" online. Obtain analysis sheets from the crate by the turn-in trays.
|F 2/15||NO CLASS|
|M 2/18||NO SCHOOL|
|R 2/21||SNOW DAY|
|F 2/22||SNOW DAY|
POSING - Read over the links below to find tips on posing.
... and here are 11 more Posing tips and tutorials.
Share with the class what photos you will be inserting into your newsletter. Begin taking those photos today in class.
SUB - Google Video
|F 3/1||SUB - SNOW DAY|
|T 3/5||Take snow photos|
Go to http://www.photoshopessentials.com/photo-effects/polaroids/ and follow directions to create a Polaroid collage! Use the photo on the page and following the directions to create a duplicate of the photo. Insert the "before" and "after" photos into PowerPoint. Save as a .jpg and send to Mrs. J. as an attachment.
THEN, find a photo of your own (or take one or use an existing copyright-free photo) and create a second photo collage.
This Week in Pictures
Polaroid Collage - Use these directions
Polaroid Activity – MS Publisher Directions
|M 3/11||Polaroid Collage|
Missouri College - Guest Speaker
|Mon,||Set Up Hard Drives, Create a folder for this classroom work|
hard drives are labeled
There is a glitch in being able to easily upload photos from the cameras today, SO, let's work on:
Article 2 - Read the article on the ISO and mark (highlight, underline, etc.) the main information, instruction and tips. Then complete the article critique according to THIS guideline. The link to the article is at
Thank you for your patience in this equipment not working correctly right now. Know I am constantly working on checking on the iPad progress, the camera order, and the current equipment needs. :)
GOAL: Upload photos from cameras into your hard drive.
|Thr||Finish PowerPoint Gallery from yesterday|
Go to File, New, Paper-folding Projects, Choose either Classic or Wing Tip as your design.
The symbol and word sections are the ones that will show once it’s folded. Replace the symbol and word sections with designs of your own. The entire sections must be designed with fonts, logos, graphics, etc; not just inserting one item and being done. Be sure to include your name somewhere that will show.
|M, 10/22||Presentations in Class - Describe your gallery as it's presented.|
Photoshop - Create a Greeting Card according to the handout directions and the photo file sent to you via email. Follow along in class.
SUB - analyze 3 photos from Oct 14-11 (NOT 11-18) http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/ Be sure to label correctly and staple in order. Papers are in the back of your folder bin.
Create a Greeting Card on your own using the concepts learned yesterday. Use a photo you've taken. Print in Black/White 4100.
SSR when you're done. There are magazines on top of the back filing cabinet by the sign-out sheet.
Photoshop Lesson 8 from CIB - Create "CIB files" folder and "Lesson 8" on external drive - save files from email. Begin Photoshop, set source and destination locations. (pages 204-206)
|T, 10/30||Photoshop Lesson 8 from CIB - Continue (206-207)|
|W, 10/31||FULL MOON HOUSE activity - Recreate the given photo according to the directions using the tools in PPT.|
|R, 11/1||Photoshop Lesson 8 from CIB - Using SmartFix - touchup & Brighten Smile (pages 213-223)|
Photo with red-eye- removal and brighten smile
|M, 11/5||PHotoshop -|
|T, 11/6||Guest Speaker - Hickey College|
|W, 11/7||Photoshop - Spot Healing, Clone Stamp, Selection|
|R, 11/8||try out new cameras!!|
|F, 11/9||Forced Perspective Photos - each person in your group will create a forced perspective photo. Search "forced perspective" for ideas.|
|T, 11/13||Upload photos from camera. Do the photos need to be "touched up"? If so, use software that is the quickest to get the job done. Then, insert the best photo into PowerPoint and enhance it with a caption, your name, and formatting to make it look great for displaying!|
|F, 11/16||Let's try a week in pictures from the United Kingdom in This Week http://www.theweek.co.uk/pictures/50013/week-pictures-4-10-november#|
Let's put your creative design to work! Placemat competition. You have been asked to design a placement to be used on the tables for an professional organizational meeting. Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. They are hosting a meeting on December 11, 2012, for their holiday get-together.
Using the information below, your task is to create a design that you think would be appropriate for the placemat. A competition will be held for the most attractive design.
Go to http://www.wordle.net/ to create a word list that contains your name in LARGE TYPE and words surrounding them that describe who you are, what you like, your identity, etc. See if you can save it on your external drive. (You will be a test pilot for this site.) Have it approved before printing.
To prepare for tomorrow's photo shoot, you will need to expand your vocabulary and knowledge of photo features. You've already learned about ISO (the measure of a digital camera sensor’s sensitivity to light)
Article 3 - Read the article on the Aperature and mark (highlight, underline, etc.) the main information, instruction and tips. Then complete the article critique according to THIS guideline. The link to the article is at Aperture– (the size of the opening in the lens when a picture is taken).
Article 4 - Shutter Speed - Copy/paste the article, URL reference and author's name into MS Word. Read the article on Shutter Speed below and mark (using the highlighter feature) the main information, instruction and tips. Then complete the article critique according to THIS guideline. Shutter Speed – (the amount of time that the shutter is open). This information will be used when we experiment with the camera shutter speed.
Experimenting with shutter speed. - Read over this blog (http://captureyour365.com/2012/06/experimenting
Cameras - Shutter Speed quick overview. Use manual to see how to set the Shutter Speed. Go take photos and experiment with 1/8, 1/50, 1/100, 1/250, 1/1000.
Quick Overview of Shutter Speed - http://digital-photography-school.com/understanding-shutter-speed
We will upload photos when I return to class.
Finish articles from Wednesday and turn in. Articles that are not submitted will be against the homework policy and your lack of work will be submitted as a discpline referral. Choose wisely.
Depth of Field - Read this site and check out the comparison photos to understand DOF. Check this site out. We will be practicing DOF soon. http://captureyour365.com/2012/05/increasing-depth-of-field-no-5-in-a-kids-365-series/
Analyze photos from Nov 15-22 at http://slideshow.nbcnews.com/slideshow/news/the-week-in-pictures-nov-15-22-49918579/ Be sure to label correctly and staple in order. Papers/handouts are in the back of your folder bin.
Check this site out. We will be practicing group photos soon. Family/Group Photos - http://digital-photography-school.com/10-tips-to-take-great-family-portaitsPhotographing Bright Lights - http://www.slrphotographyguide.com/tips/christmas-lights.shtml
TUESDAY- copyright laws and photography –
|W, 11/5||Continue copyright assignments -- PowerPoint and 3-fold brochure|
|R, 11/6||Copyright activities|
Print PowerPoints as Handouts - File, Print, choose 4100 printer, Properties, choose the Finishing tab, click the Print on Both Sides, OK
Print Brochure on both sides of page - File, Print, choose 4100 printer, Properties, choose the Finishing tab, click the Print on Both Sides, OK
Article Critique - http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-shoot-a-composite-image
Isolate the subject - http://captureyour365.com/2012/05/isolate-the-subject-no-6-in-a-kids-photography-series/
Research the best features of digital cameras. Go to http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/124074439.html?refer=y and read the short summary of how to get started.
Also go to http://www.pcmag.com/reviews/digital-cameras for relevant links.
To better understand the terms, go to http://www.digital-photography-tips.net/digital-photography-terminology.html#top
WHAT TO TURN IN? DUE Thursday at the middle of the hour.
* A one-page only summary of your top 3 picks of cameras that you recommend based upon your research. Change line spacing to 1 and remove space after paragraph. Include a footer with your name, hour, and filename = Research Dig Camera.
* Include a photo, a bulleted list of features, approximate cost and a minimum 5-sentence summary of your recommendation for each camera.
and sign up to receive information regarding photography. USE YOUR SCHOOL EMAIL ADDRESS ONLY because we will refer to them in class and you are unable to access your outside email accounts.
Go to "This Week in Pictures" http://slideshow.msnbc.msn.com/slideshow/news/the-week-in-pictures-aug-16-23-48767135/ to analyze Photos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 9. Complete #1 in class with the group and then choose three additional ones of your choice from the numbered items above. Write your responses on the provided handout. Take time to think about each photo to truly "see" a meaning, story, inference, or message the photographer is trying to convey.
|We, 8/29||Finish analyzing the photos.|
Set up a Pinterest account with your school email. Mrs. J. will walk you through it.
-people in the photos should be wearing only school-appropriate clothing (dress code) -- i.e. limited "skinage"
-limit on gore and blood
-no satanic/potentially upsetting photos
-(because it's photography telling the story rather than words) no sayings/verses/etc. Consideration will be given to lettering sorts of design such as:
Using Word, PowerPoint or Publisher (whichever one you are most familiar with) to design a cover for your binder to include your name, the title of the class Digital Photography and Desktop Publishing" on it somewhere. Please be creative and expressive. Use creative fonts by using online font creators, WordArt, etc. Be sure the page is balanced.
|Tue||Video on Digital Photography. Complete the handout.|
First, the sub will probably tell you this also, but "Thank you for being patient with me not being here. I've been really sick and am trying to get it taken care of and be back with lots of energy to help you. We will actually be using cameras when I return.
Go over answers to yesterday's video handout with the substitute.
Then obtain three sheets to analyze three photos of your choice.
|tue 9/18||Unit A - Pub B-1|
|wed 9/19||finish Unit A|
|thr 9/20||Unit B Notes Page|
|fri 9/21||Unit B - chapter|
|mon 9/24||Unit B - finish chapter, begin Capstone|
|tue 9/25||Finish captstone, concepts review and challenge for Unit B|
|wed 9/26||Analyze three photos from Sept 13-20 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/|
Create a flyer for Show-Me Hunger
Check your email for details and resources
Use GIMP on your desktop computer or http://fotoflexer.com/, manipulate a photo like you did some weeks ago but with the following guidelines.
1) In Publisher, include the ORIGINAL photo on half of the regular size blank document (8.5 x 11). Position the photos to use the maximum space.
2) Manipulate/edit your photo and include it on the other half.
3) Include captions for each.
4) Take down your previous photos from the wall and put them in your folder.
5) Post your newly printed photo.
|thr 10/4||Analyze three photos from Sept 24-28 at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/|
|fri 10/5||No Class|
|mon 10/8||Article 1 - Read the article on the Exposure Triangle and mark (highlight, underline, etc.) the main information, instruction and tips. Then complete the article critique according to THIS guideline. The link to the article is at http://digital-photography-school.com/learning-exposure-in-digital-photography|
|wed 10/10||Photos outside|
Grade reports - catch up on work
Finish article critique from Monday - turn in
Analyze three photos from Oct 1-5 at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/.
Be sure to include the proper date and photo number. Staple in order and turn into the tray.
Read article on "12 Ways to Capture the Colors of Fall" - at http://digital-photography-school.com