The week in pictures MSNBC: MSNBC: –http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3842331/
Spot News Photographs Overall good variety of photographs Tough to plan news photographs; often happenstance! Lighting still a challenge, especially at night Lets decide which photographs are ready to be published
The beautiful weather on Thursday, April 1 was no joke. Canal Park drew crowds of people, kicking off the tourist season early.
Spectators try to stay dry at the UMD Bulldog track meet at Malowsky Stadium on April 14. This was the first significant rainfall of spring in Duluth after having a week full of sunshine.
A young women and her mother have to talk the Police after almost merging into a cop car, coming down on 6th Ave E.
Senior Kristen Danielson brings in a run Saturday against the Mankato State Mavericks.
Fox News reporter Bill Keller covers the flooding of Delano's Crow River on live air while a group of volunteers survey the placement of sandbags surrounding the river on March 19. Flooding in southern Minnesota caused the Crow River to rise 12.17 feet, and the river crested at 19.1 feet, only days after emergency preparations were made.
Lily Andrews enjoys the unseasonably warm weather Thursday afternoon in Canal Park. Temperatures soared into the low 70s for much of the day making it a perfect day to be out in Duluth.
UMD Men's and Women's Track and Field coaches (left to right) John Fulkrod and Joanna Warmington bear the rainy conditions during the Twin Ports Triangular track meet April 14. Despite the wet track the Bulldogs had many individuals earn personal bests and even provisional Nationals qualifing times.
Chester Creek flows during near record high temperatures Thursday.
On April 15 construction workers continue to work on the new Civil Engineering Building that is being built on the UMD campus. Construction is causing some detours around campus.
Is it a bird or is it a kite? A family in Duluth, Minn. took advantage of the wind near the lake April 15 to fly a kite. The Lakewalk was full of walkers, joggers, and Duluthians enjoying the weather.
Early Thursday morning the visibility was low on 16th and Jefferson making it difficult for travelers.
After an accident in the Kenwood Shopping Center, a woman was taken to the hospital in an ambulance on April 15. While still in her car, firefighters and paramedics put a neck brace on her and then carefully laid her on a stretcher. The accident report and names have not yet been released.
The Smelt are running. Water conditions were just right for UMD students Zach May and Travis Schmitz to have a good night. The Smelt come into shallow water to spawn during warmer water conditions. The two picked up the Smelt they caught in their seign net and went back out for more on Park Point on April 14.
UMD construction workers take a well deserved break in between concrete pourings at the RSOP's ice rink on March 31, 2010.
Two ducks meet in the newly green grass in a Duluth front yard.
Matt Coy of Wright's Tree Service carefully climbed a tree to trim all branches and cut down the entire tree for some spring outdoor cleanup on Superior St. April 16.
Short Season: the morning after a car drove into the Dairy Queen on Central Entrance April 15, the damage has been boarded up but the seasonal buisness wont be able to reopen for another three to four weeks according to owner Gordon Grant.
A Duluth resident sits on the ledge of the Holiday building on Superior Street Wednesday, March 3 contemplating whether to jump or not. After a couple of hours Officers, along with the help of Chuck Vanderscheuren, a friend of the Duluth man, talked the resident off the building.
Outside of the library at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, renovations are being made on the man-made pond, after a long winter of snow, in order to get the campus ready for the spring and summer.
Onlookers watch as the Mesabi Miner carries coal into the harbor at Canal Park on Thursday afternoon. The Miner's entrance marked the opening of the 2010 shipping season.
Submit edited Spot News photograph by 4/20 Remember that submitting your edited photograph is part of your class participation grade! Remember that submitting your edited photograph is part of your class participation grade!
Major Assignment VI: Photo Story Developing a photo story on a specific theme: – –Editorial essay portraying a particular point of view – –OR – –A documentary that neutrally captures a lifestyle, place or issue Five photographs due NOON on Friday, April 30
Picture story has a theme Not a collection of pictures on a topic Test theme with a headline: – –No theme if these headlines work: All you ever want to know about… A day in the life... Aspects of … Scenes from… – –Examples from book: Every Day is Fathers Day: page 132 Generations under the influence: pages 208-11 Final Salute: pages 58-59 – –Find a newspeg
Share at least 5 ideas on class weblog…. Now its your turn to share ideas for a photo story at: Now its your turn to share ideas for a photo story at: –http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lkragnes/jour2300spri ng2010/ http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lkragnes/jour2300spri ng2010/http://blog.lib.umn.edu/lkragnes/jour2300spri ng2010/
Photo Galleries A variety of different Web sites Good representation
Easter Photo Galleries Minneapolis Star Tribune: Minneapolis Star Tribune: –http://www.startribune.com/galleries/898429 47.html?elr=KArks8Lcac_QE77DyPDiUeLcac_j E77DyPDiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUr http://www.startribune.com/galleries/898429 47.html?elr=KArks8Lcac_QE77DyPDiUeLcac_j E77DyPDiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUrhttp://www.startribune.com/galleries/898429 47.html?elr=KArks8Lcac_QE77DyPDiUeLcac_j E77DyPDiUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUr Orange County Register: Orange County Register: –http://www.ocregister.com/news/egg- 242643-easter-laguna.html http://www.ocregister.com/news/egg- 242643-easter-laguna.htmlhttp://www.ocregister.com/news/egg- 242643-easter-laguna.html British Virgin Isles News Online: British Virgin Isles News Online: –http://bvinews.com/?p=1830 http://bvinews.com/?p=1830
White House: White House: –http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and- video/photogallery/white-house-easter-egg- roll http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and- video/photogallery/white-house-easter-egg- rollhttp://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and- video/photogallery/white-house-easter-egg- roll Minneapolis Star Tribune: Minneapolis Star Tribune: –http://www.startribune.com/local/89876672.h tml?elr=KArks:DCiUHc3E7_V_nDaycUiD3aPc:_ Yyc:aUUr http://www.startribune.com/local/89876672.h tml?elr=KArks:DCiUHc3E7_V_nDaycUiD3aPc:_ Yyc:aUUrhttp://www.startribune.com/local/89876672.h tml?elr=KArks:DCiUHc3E7_V_nDaycUiD3aPc:_ Yyc:aUUr Osseo-Maple Grove Press: Osseo-Maple Grove Press: –http://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/ 08/osseo- maple_grove_press/news/ofireegghunt.txt http://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/ 08/osseo- maple_grove_press/news/ofireegghunt.txthttp://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/ 08/osseo- maple_grove_press/news/ofireegghunt.txt
Huffington Post: Huffington Post: –http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/05/ white-house-easter-egg-ro_n_525191.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/05/ white-house-easter-egg-ro_n_525191.htmlhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/05/ white-house-easter-egg-ro_n_525191.html Chicago Sun Times: Chicago Sun Times: –http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2010/04/whi te_house_2010_easter_egg_ro.html http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2010/04/whi te_house_2010_easter_egg_ro.htmlhttp://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2010/04/whi te_house_2010_easter_egg_ro.html Prior Lake American: Prior Lake American: –http://www.plamerican.com/news/general- news/photo-slideshow-easter-egg-hunt-2010- 104 http://www.plamerican.com/news/general- news/photo-slideshow-easter-egg-hunt-2010- 104http://www.plamerican.com/news/general- news/photo-slideshow-easter-egg-hunt-2010- 104
East Central Minnesota Post Review: East Central Minnesota Post Review: –http://www.ecmpostreview.com/index.php?op tion=com_content&task=view&id=5047&Item id=1 http://www.ecmpostreview.com/index.php?op tion=com_content&task=view&id=5047&Item id=1http://www.ecmpostreview.com/index.php?op tion=com_content&task=view&id=5047&Item id=1 Farmington This Week Live: Farmington This Week Live: –http://www.thisweeklive.com/2010/04/06/far mington-children-celebrate-easter/ http://www.thisweeklive.com/2010/04/06/far mington-children-celebrate-easter/http://www.thisweeklive.com/2010/04/06/far mington-children-celebrate-easter/ Pioneer Press Sun Times Media: Pioneer Press Sun Times Media: –http://www.pioneerlocal.com/galleries/- 1,eastergall-032510.photogallery?index=0 http://www.pioneerlocal.com/galleries/- 1,eastergall-032510.photogallery?index=0http://www.pioneerlocal.com/galleries/- 1,eastergall-032510.photogallery?index=0
New York Times: New York Times: –http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/pictures- 188/ http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/pictures- 188/http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/pictures- 188/ Champlin-Dayton Press: Champlin-Dayton Press: –http://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/08/cham plin-dayton_press/news/1cp08egghunt.txt http://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/08/cham plin-dayton_press/news/1cp08egghunt.txthttp://www.pressnews.com/articles/2010/04/08/cham plin-dayton_press/news/1cp08egghunt.txt Fox News: Fox News: –http://video.foxnews.com/v/4137458/fox-news-flash- fox--friends-edition http://video.foxnews.com/v/4137458/fox-news-flash- fox--friends-editionhttp://video.foxnews.com/v/4137458/fox-news-flash- fox--friends-edition Fargo-Moorhead Forum: Fargo-Moorhead Forum: –http://www.inforum.com/event/image/id/274241/hea dline/Easter%20egg%20hunt/ http://www.inforum.com/event/image/id/274241/hea dline/Easter%20egg%20hunt/http://www.inforum.com/event/image/id/274241/hea dline/Easter%20egg%20hunt/
Hastings-Star Gazette Firefighter training session: Firefighter training session: –http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/event/ph otogallery/id/21/ http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/event/ph otogallery/id/21/http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/event/ph otogallery/id/21/
Duke Photo Galleries Duke University: Duke University: Duke University: Duke University: –http://news.duke.edu/2010/04/cameron.html http://news.duke.edu/2010/04/cameron.html Duke Newspaper: Duke Newspaper: –http://dukechronicle.com/frontpage/04/06/20 10 http://dukechronicle.com/frontpage/04/06/20 10http://dukechronicle.com/frontpage/04/06/20 10 Duke Athletics: Duke Athletics: –http://www.goduke.com/SportSelect.dbml?&D B_OEM_ID=4200&SPID=1845&SPSID=22724 &KEY=&DB_OEM_ID=4200&DB_LANG=&IN_ SUBSCRIBER_CONTENT= http://www.goduke.com/SportSelect.dbml?&D B_OEM_ID=4200&SPID=1845&SPSID=22724 &KEY=&DB_OEM_ID=4200&DB_LANG=&IN_ SUBSCRIBER_CONTENT=http://www.goduke.com/SportSelect.dbml?&D B_OEM_ID=4200&SPID=1845&SPSID=22724 &KEY=&DB_OEM_ID=4200&DB_LANG=&IN_ SUBSCRIBER_CONTENT=
Indianapolis Star: Indianapolis Star: –http://photos.indystar.com/galleries/9277- butler-vs-duke-game- action#id=9277&num=69 http://photos.indystar.com/galleries/9277- butler-vs-duke-game- action#id=9277&num=69http://photos.indystar.com/galleries/9277- butler-vs-duke-game- action#id=9277&num=69 Indianapolis Herald-Sun: Indianapolis Herald-Sun: –http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story_sp orts/6950230/article-FOURTH-TIME-S-THE- CHARM?instance=main_article http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story_sp orts/6950230/article-FOURTH-TIME-S-THE- CHARM?instance=main_articlehttp://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story_sp orts/6950230/article-FOURTH-TIME-S-THE- CHARM?instance=main_article
Chapter 15: Ethics Foundations of ethical decision-making – –Utilitarian: Greatest Good for the greatest number of people – –Absolutist: Certain principles that are fixed: Right to privacy – –The Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you Journalism as a whole: Utilitarian
Set up or just clean up? Altering the scene: Ever OK? Grounds for dismissal: – –Staging a photograph – –Suggesting a pose Tougher standards evolved – –Re-creations not OK
National Press Photographers Association Code of Ethics Page 357 Be accurate Avoid staged photos, changing events Keep in context; be complete Treat all with dignity, respect No pay, gifts favors Dont sabotage other journalists
When facts conflict with photographs Is it OK to use a model? – –Child prostitutes example When is it OK to stage a photograph?
A continuum of control Hidden cameras – –No control Sports photography Hard news Features Portraits Photo illustrations
Out of Class Assignment: Time to show off! Due NOON on Friday, April 23 Submit one photograph taken this semester that you would like to receive feedback on Needs to fit into one of the categories: general news, portrait, features, sports or spot news Need to write a caption, describe what category the photograph fulfills
Final Portfolio/Web site Due May 7 Build a Web site through Google Sites Share your best work! Time to dazzle me/family/friends/yourself by sharing your best work on the Internet
Im here to help! Go to: http://www.google.com/siteshttp://www.google.com/sites Sign in to your Google account Click on Create New Site This is where the fun begins! Fill out the form, and try different looks for your new Web site. Follow instructions at the bottom of the page, and click on Create site. Build your Home page. Be creative!
Photography lingo Shoot: take photos Shoot: take photos Sharp photo: in focus Sharp photo: in focus Soft: out of focus; not sharp Soft: out of focus; not sharp Flat light: Even, with no highlights Flat light: Even, with no highlights Bracket: Take several shots of same scene at different exposures Bracket: Take several shots of same scene at different exposures Shoot a lot of frames! Shoot a lot of frames! –Take a lot of photos – memory cards are cheap!
Picasa 3: Editing, selecting photos Set up Google Account: google.com Set up Google Account: google.com Go to: http://picasa.google.com/ Go to: http://picasa.google.com/http://picasa.google.com/ Download Picasa 3 Download Picasa 3 Upload photographs Upload photographs Under File menu, select New Album Under File menu, select New Album Type in Date/name of assignment Type in Date/name of assignment Select photos, drag to the album you created Select photos, drag to the album you created Edit photos, put the final photo selection first in album Edit photos, put the final photo selection first in album Select the final photo, and write cutline where it says: Write a caption! Select the final photo, and write cutline where it says: Write a caption! NOTE: Add full name to the end of the caption NOTE: Add full name to the end of the caption
Sharing album with me Select the album you want to share Select the album you want to share Click on the Share button on upper right side of the album screen Click on the Share button on upper right side of the album screen Sign in to your Google account Sign in to your Google account In the Share Photos screen, in the To: box type email@example.com In the Share Photos screen, in the To: box type firstname.lastname@example.org@d.umn.edu