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1 Journalism 2300: News Photography Week Thirteen April 25, 2011

2 Announcements Announcements –Summer internships Check with Marty Sozansky in Writing Studies Check with Marty Sozansky in Writing Studies

3 To be a better photographer…

4 …you need to take a lot of photos!

5 The week in pictures MSNBC: MSNBC: –

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7 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 April 29 Make sure to arrange photographs in order

8 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

9 Show Off Photographs! Overall excellent job! – –Amazing work – –You HAVE LEARNED so much this semester… Good variety of subjects, some new All could be published!

10 MD sophmore Adam Zwak pitches to Logan Kalis of the Bemidji State University Beavers on April 18. The Bulldogs lost the double header against the Beavers on Monday night. This photo fits as a sports photo.

11 University of Minnesota Duluth's sophomore pitcher, Adam Kwak, throws a pitch against the Bemidji State Beavers on Monday evening. The Bulldogs lost 1-2 in the 11th inning.

12 Winds from the ENE at 20-30 mph with gusts from 40-50 mph hit Canal Park in Duluth, Minn. on March 22. Waves hit the shore creating an ice layer 2-3 inches thick stretching as far as three yards away.

13 Encompassing Love. This photograph would fit in the portrait category. It shows a candid moment of shared laughter and companionship within a relationship of two peoples lives.

14 Bemidji State University freshman Eric Kallevig gets ready to take his turn at bat in a game against the University of Minnesota Duluth on April 18.

15 From the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. University of Michigan fans in their yellow jerseys, painfully watch the celebration of the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs celebrate their victory of the Frozen Four National Championship during sudden death overtime Saturday Apr. 9.

16 UMD sophomore hurler Adam Zwak unleashes a pitch against the Bemidji State University Beavers on Monday April 18 during a game at Bulldog Park. The Beavers won both games of a double-header by scores of 9-5 and 2-1.

17 The Stillwater Lift Bridge in Stillwater, Minn. was closed due to flooding of the St. Croix River on April 9. Police barricades block the public from the water's edge to ensure their safety. The bridge is expected to reopen on the afternoon of April 25.

18 Twin huskies, Cleo (left) and Appa (right), catch a quick nap during the Cutest Puppy Contest, Jan. 29 at the Fitger's Complex. The contest is held annually as part of the festivities during the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon weekend. Fiona, an Alaskan Malamute, won the competition.

19 On March 19 Michael Lande skips over the freezing cold water pit with ease at the Giants Ridge 2011 Slush Cup in Biwabik, Minn.. Every year the Giants Ridge ski resort holds its annual Slush Cup which attracts people from the Midwest and Canada. The main event is where skiiers and snowboarders race down the hill and try to skip over the water pit without falling in. The event also includes outdoor music, drinks and food.

20 The waves crashed on Lake Superior on March 23. The predicted blizzard expected over March 23-24 never took place. Instead, wind speeds up to 40 mph blew through Duluth.

21 This rock retaining wall is all that still stands of the Chalet Motel on 1801 London Rd. in Duluth, Minn. on April 18. The motel was taken down in order to make way for new Walgreen's pharmacy offices.

22 RIchard Justice is excited to get a fish in his fishing hole during the Duluth's Big Jig Ice Fishing Contest 2011 in Pike Lake, Minn. Thousands of people attending this annual event in Feb. 13.

23 This is a portrait photograph (see major assignment II). I didn't feel it required a caption, however I will explain how I took the photograph. I had the camera switched to manual. I turned the flash off. I think I had it on the landscape setting, with a very slow shutter speed. The only light came from my window, but the long exposure time allowed the photo to soak up a lot of light. During the exposure time, I zoomed in from 18mm to about 35 mm, giving the left and right sides of the photo a feeling of movement. I focused on the mirror in front of me, which is why that the image in the mirror is more in focus than the rest - although I wish it would have come out clearer.

24 The moon rises above the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn., last February.

25 Heavy Duluth winds caused waves from Lake Superior to spray onto shore, covering the trees near the Aerial Lift Bridge in Canal Park with layers of ice on March 23.

26 Zach Braun of Bemidji State takes a swing at the ball during their game against the UMD Bulldogs on April 18. Bemidji would beat UMD in this game by a score of 2-1, bringing their overall record to 11-18.

27 Mark Roberge (right) of the band O.A.R plays their popular song "Delicate Few" acoustic infront of hundreds of college students in the fieldhouse at Iowa State University April 18. O.A.R is currently on tour in the United States.

28 University of Minnesota Duluth mens Baseball competed against Bemidi State on Monday April 18. Marcus Riewer leads off the second inning for the UMD Bulldogs as Miles Campbell of Bemidji pitches. Bemidji State won 2-1 in 11 innings.

29 Val of Duluth, Minn cleaned his violin after playing it at Sir Ben's Tavern on the Lake on Wednesday bluegrass night. Val of Duluth, Minn cleaned his violin after playing it at Sir Ben's Tavern on the Lake on Wednesday bluegrass night.

30 How to control exposure Put camera in manual mode Take an aperture/shutter speed reading off of something grey in the main area where your subject will be – –If want to stop action, use largest f-stop and find corresponding fastest shutter speed Set your camera to that setting Can use auto focus, or manual focus

31 How to shoot light trails

32 The real secret to great photographs photos/

33 Chapter 16: Law Where photojournalists can take pictures – –Most public places, variety of publicly owned property Chart on p. 393 College campuses: – –Need permission while class in session – –Dorm restrictions: privacy issues – –Dining center unclear: Is it a public eating venue? – –Need to announce that you are a photojournalist

34 Government Buildings Public, but under special rules – –Limited access Hospitals – –Admissions public, but need permission to photograph patients Courtrooms – –Are cameras allowed in Minnesota? -supreme-court-issues-test-period-for- cameras-in-the-courtroom_b8081 -supreme-court-issues-test-period-for- cameras-in-the-courtroom_b8081

35 News photos in private places May photograph yard, porch, inside of house from the street Need permission to go onto private property, even if asked by authorities

36 Ron Galella: Paparazzo Specialized in photographing Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Began tracking her in 1967 Onassis sued, won restrictions – –Eventually 25 feet – –News photographs OK; not for advertising

37 Beware! No hidden cameras Using someones image to sell a product or a service Unfairly causing someone to look bad – –Be careful when using a file photo Truthful but embarrassing photos Public but embarrassing

38 Copyright: Who owns the picture? Employer owns images Freelancer loses rights if agree to work- for-hire Own copyright to your images Can register images with U.S. Copyright Office Respect the copyrights of others Lets look in book

39 Chapter 14: Illustration Editorial photojournalism – –Blending advertising techniques and photojournalism More interpretation of the news

40 Types of photo illustrations Product photos – –Typically food, fashion Editorial concept illustrations – –Actors, models used to create fantasy images – –Latchkey images: p. 351 – –Digital cameras: p. 337 Docudrama: Avoid! – –Tough for readers to see photo illustration tagline

41 Producing editorial illustrations Need to work together with photographer, copy editor, photo editor Creative team approach: Similar to advertising Brainstorm concepts Write a headline Translate words into images Lets look at book!

42 Final Portfolio/Web site Due May 6 Build a Web site through Google Sites Share your best work! – –Time to dazzle me/family/friends/yourself PowerPoint tips: – –File needs to be under 10 mg – –Save in older format: 1997-2003 – –Upload as a presentation

43 Lets continue: Go to: 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

44 Need to show me you know how to upload photo to website! Go out in groups and create a photo illustration Go out in groups and create a photo illustration –Topic: SHOES!!!!!! –Save the photograph, upload it to your google site Check size of PowerPoint presentation Check size of PowerPoint presentation –Compress photographs –Save in 1997-2003 format

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