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Photojournalism lecture

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Photojournalism lecture

  1. 1. Photography<br />July 29, 2009<br />Jennifer Cox<br />
  2. 2. Announcements<br />Quizzes – ouch…<br />Collect extra credit<br />Surveys<br />Sounslides lab – bring a blank CD<br />Final on Tuesday<br />
  3. 3. Photojournalism<br />Photojournalism is about capturing the human experience and making your own art; not just capturing the creations of others<br />Look at the good, the bad and the ugly<br />Examples of good pictures are posted on the blog<br />
  4. 4. Tips<br />Try to avoid posed pictures<br />Try to capture emotion<br />Get faces; not backs<br />Identify the star of the picture<br />Get up close!<br />Let your picture tell a story<br />Use different angles<br />Avoid inanimate objects; focus on people<br />Don’t crowd the picture<br />Action, good; blurry, bad!<br />Use the “Rule of Thirds”<br />Try different things<br />
  5. 5. Try to avoid posed pictures<br />
  6. 6. Try to capture emotion<br />
  7. 7. Get faces; not backs<br />
  8. 8. Who is the star of the picture?<br />
  9. 9. Get up close!<br />
  10. 10. Let your pictures tell a story<br />
  11. 11. Let your pictures tell a story<br />
  12. 12. Use different angles/levels<br />
  13. 13. Inanimate objects<br />Inanimate objects tend to be boring; always try to include people<br />No pictures of buildings, cars, etc.<br />Don’t just photograph a sculpture; photograph someone looking at the sculpture with an expressive look on his/her face<br />
  14. 14. Inanimate objects<br />
  15. 15. Don’t crowd the picture<br />
  16. 16. Action is exciting; blurry is not<br />
  17. 17. Use the Rule of Thirds<br />
  18. 18. Use the Rule of Thirds<br />
  19. 19. Try different things<br />
  20. 20. Some good examples<br />
  21. 21. Some good examples<br />
  22. 22. SoundSlides – need to know<br />You will be creating a slide show <br />GOAL: to recruit high school students to UF<br />Take pictures that capture life at UF<br />Have a theme – don’t be too scattered<br />No need for journalistic captions; you’ll be creating ad-like captions in lab<br />We’ll look at examples on Monday<br />
  23. 23. Announcements<br /> For Monday: read SoundSlides post on the blog<br />Lab 11: bring in a blank disc<br />Lab 11: bring in 10-20 photographs from around the campus on a flash drive<br />Today’s PowerPoint will be posted on the blog<br />

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