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Journalism 3300: News Photography Week Six March 1, 2010.

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1 Journalism 3300: News Photography Week Six March 1, 2010

2 Announcements Announcements

3 Classmates in the news! Julie Krienke story, photographs Julie Krienke story, photographs

4 To be a better photographer…

5 …you need to take a lot of photos!

6 The week in pictures MSNBC: MSNBC: –http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/ /

7 Photographer profile List of 30 prominent photographers List of 30 prominent photographers Select a name from the list, or I will assign each of you a name Select a name from the list, or I will assign each of you a name Do a brief (5 minute) PowerPoint presentation for the class on March 22, March 29 Do a brief (5 minute) PowerPoint presentation for the class on March 22, March 29 Include 10 images on individual slide pages that best portray the photographer’s work Include 10 images on individual slide pages that best portray the photographer’s work Include one slide with biographical information, portrait of the photographer Include one slide with biographical information, portrait of the photographer presentations to me by noon on March 22 presentations to me by noon on March 22

8 Ansel Adams: Mike William Albert Allard: Emma Jane Evelyn Atwood: Sarah Alexandra Boulat: Sam Margaret Bourke-White: Megan Mathew Brady: Jon Jim Brandenburg: Anonymous? Bill Biggart: Ashley Robert Capa: Aaron/Anonymous? Richard Drew: Chris David Douglas Duncan: Dane John Filo: Alex Leonard Freed: Steve Dorothea Lange: Julie Annie Leibovitz: Liz S. James Nachtwey: Lauren

9 Joe Rosenthal

10 Joe Rosenthal Biography Born October 9, 1911 in Washington Born October 9, 1911 in Washington Joined the San Francisco Examiner as a staff photographer Joined the San Francisco Examiner as a staff photographer Rejected as military photographer on the outbreak of World War II Rejected as military photographer on the outbreak of World War II Sent to cover the Pacific War by the Associated Press in March 1944 Sent to cover the Pacific War by the Associated Press in March 1944 Took most famous portrait of World War II on February 23, 1945: Raising flag at Iwo Jima Took most famous portrait of World War II on February 23, 1945: Raising flag at Iwo Jima After war, chief photographer and manager of Times Wide World Photos; later worked for the San Francisco Chronicle After war, chief photographer and manager of Times Wide World Photos; later worked for the San Francisco Chronicle Died on August 20, 2006 Died on August 20, 2006

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12 On Feb. 23, 1945, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal captured the Pulitzer Prize-winning picture of Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima. He recalled, "I could only hope that it turned out the way that I looked at it through the finder." During World War II, Rosenthal also covered the invasions of New Guinea and Guam. Joe Rosenthal died on August 20, 2006 at the age of 94.

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14 Major Assignment II: Winter Outdoor Events Final photographs due: Friday, March 5 Using Picasa, send a link with your best photos to:

15 Major Assignment III: Portraits/Personality Photograph Environmental photograph of a person in an appropriate setting Environmental photograph of a person in an appropriate setting Photographs due: Friday, March 12 Photographs due: Friday, March 12 Brainstorm ideas! Brainstorm ideas! –Let’s go to the class weblog Using Picasa, send a link with your best photos to:

16 Test next week Open book/computer Open book/computer Multiple choice; true/false Multiple choice; true/false Review class PowerPoint presentations Review class PowerPoint presentations Exposure: Exposure: –F-stop/aperture: lets light in –Shutter: controls how fast the light is let in

17 Let’s look at your self-portraits! Creative! Creative! Impressed once again! Impressed once again! What was the biggest challenge? What was the biggest challenge? Biggest surprise? Biggest surprise? What did you learn? What did you learn?

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35 Day in Pictures San Francisco Chronicle Web site at: San Francisco Chronicle Web site at: –http://www.sfgate.com/

36 Chapter 12: Multimedia Field of journalism evolving Field of journalism evolving Merging of traditional journalism storytelling with the Internet Merging of traditional journalism storytelling with the Internet

37 Marriage of image, sound Sound brings photos to life Sound brings photos to life Brian Storm, multimedia pioneer Brian Storm, multimedia pioneer –Founder of MediaStorm.org –MSNBC’s first director of multimedia 

38 Interview or shoot first? Both work well Both work well –Interviews reveal photo possibilities –Photos lead to questions Look for quiet place to tape interviews Look for quiet place to tape interviews Many different types of microphones Many different types of microphones Look subject in eyes Look subject in eyes Nod acknowledgement; avoid own voice! Nod acknowledgement; avoid own voice!

39 Interviewing tips Write out list of questions Write out list of questions Open-ended questions Open-ended questions –Neutral subjects first, more difficult questions later Follow-up questions Follow-up questions –Listen to answers –Stay on topic –“What it all means” Ask questions in pairs Ask questions in pairs

40 Preparing Audio Transcribe the words Transcribe the words Organize the copy Organize the copy –Identify crucial quotes –Eliminate our quetsions –Let the quotes tell the story Write the script Write the script –Include good ol’ 5 Ws and H –Keep it simple!

41 Recording narration Voice over Voice over –Narration written, usually read by reporter Stand-up Stand-up –Journalist appears on camera University of California Berkeley /tutorials/ /tutorials/

42 Shooting stills for multimedia Typical print layout: Might use 6 images Typical print layout: Might use 6 images Multimedia slide show: Minimum of 40 images Multimedia slide show: Minimum of 40 images David Leeson, The Dallas Morning News David Leeson, The Dallas Morning News –Pulitzer prize winner with Cheryl Diaz Meyer –Now full-time videographer for the newspaper

43 Images, sounds in a slide show Soundslides software combines sounds, images for the Internet Soundslides software combines sounds, images for the Internet Pacing the images Pacing the images Images, sound and text Images, sound and text –Difficult to read captions with sound

44 Let’s look at the book…

45 Let’s build a web page Google Sites: Google Sites: –http://sites.google.com

46 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!

47 Picasa 3: Editing, selecting photos Set up Google Account: google.com Set up Google Account: google.com Go to: Go to: 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

48 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 In the Share Photos screen, in the To: box type

49 Carry your camera with you!

50 Let’s practice … shutter speed Ball toss Ball toss –Prefocus where you anticipate the ball will land –Try out a variety of shutter speeds –Put your camera in program mode: set the shutter

51 Reading Assignment for next week: Read Chapter: Multimedia Read Chapter: Multimedia Read the Duluth News-Tribune! Read the Duluth News-Tribune!


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