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Warm Up 12-18

Posted by seanmorr on December 18, 2008

Go to the following website

look through the cool photos

Tell me which one is your favorite and why….als0, how did they take the photo?

http://www.smashingapps.com/2008/12/07/23-awesome-photos-that-look-like-theyre-photoshopped-but-are-not.html

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Warm Up 12-16

Posted by seanmorr on December 16, 2008

Go to the following website
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28180344/displaymode/1107/s/2/framenumber/1/

In your journal tell me which one you voted for and why

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Warm up and assignments 12-15

Posted by seanmorr on December 15, 2008

Hi guys, I won’t be in today, so here are your assignments

Warm Up – All periods(except 5th)
Go to the following website
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6356101
click on the top ‘animal tracks’
In your journal, tell me which TWO photos were your favorite and why

Digital Photo 1
Go to the pick up box for the class
Go to the extra credit photoshop folder
Choose one of the tutorials in the folder to do today(make sure it is one you have not already done)
OR
go to http://www.freshtuts.com and choose another text tutorial to do today
Turn which ever one you complete in to the drop box as
p#lastname12-15

THIS WILL BE A GRADED ASSIGNMENT…so do it

Digital Photo 2
Continue working on your assignments…you have your famous photographer biographies, paperclip challenge, motion challenge and any past work…you should be working, not checking craigslist!

ALSO, be prepared to turn in your best photo that you have taken this year on any assignment.  You might want to spend some time retouching it today.  Each of you can enter ONE photo in the Pro Photo Supply picture of the year

here is a link to the contest site
http://photooftheyear.net/default.asp?pageid=-602262091

see you all tomorrow

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Warm Up 12-12

Posted by seanmorr on December 12, 2008

Go to the following site

look through the photos

in your journal tell me which one you liked the best and why

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/rpSlideshows?articleId=USRTR22IKZ#a=1

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Vote – Adjective Challenge

Posted by seanmorr on December 11, 2008

Vote for the Adjective Challenge!
You get THREE votes

P1
Photos
P1adjective
Vote
Vote Here

P2
Photos
P2adjective
Vote
Vote Here

P3
Vote
P3adjective
Vote
Vote Here

P4
Photos
P4adjective
Vote
Vote Here

P6
Vote
P6adjective
Vote
Vote Here

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Warm Up 12-10

Posted by seanmorr on December 10, 2008

Quick Warm Up today

Go to this site

look at the photos, describe your favorite and tell me why you like it

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photos/best-pod-november-08/volcano-winter_pod_image.html

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Warm Up 12-9

Posted by seanmorr on December 9, 2008

Go to the following website

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28056268/displaymode/1107/s/2/

look through the photos, vote for your favorite

in your journal tell me which one you voted for and why

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Warm Up 12-8

Posted by seanmorr on December 8, 2008

Go to the following website, look through the photo

In your journal describe the one you liked the most, tell me why

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/rpSlideshows?articleId=USRTR22DW8#a=1

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Vote – Extra Credit Thankful Challenge

Posted by seanmorr on December 8, 2008

The theme was “what I am thankful for”
Vote for the challlenge below

Click here to view the photos

Click here to vote

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Warm Up 12-5-08

Posted by seanmorr on December 5, 2008

Read the following article UP TO ‘how to compensate for long….’ you can stop there

http://digital-photography-school.com/blog/how-to-capture-motion-blur-in-photography/

In your journal answer these questions

What are the three tips for capturing movement?

What is the reason for movement blur?

why do you need to secure your camera?

What mode should you be taking photos in?

What is the name of this mode on our cameras?(what is it on the dial on the camera)

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Warm Up 12-4-08

Posted by seanmorr on December 4, 2008

Something a little different

National Geographic has an annual photo contest

There are three categories and you get to vote & rate each photo…this will take a while…vote carefully

People

Places

Nature

In your journal describe TWO photos you thought were the best. Tell me why you liked them.

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Assignments 12-3-08

Posted by seanmorr on December 3, 2008

For today
Digital Photo 1

Warm Up
Look at these photos

In your journal tell me which one you liked the best & why
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27827268/displaymode/1107/s/2/
If you have not completed your exposure2 assignment, get that done

NEW photoshop tutorial
In the pick up box there is a movie ‘textmask2.mov’
Watch the movie – its short
Use any images you want to create a similar effect
turn it in as p#lastnametextmasks

Digital Photo 2
Look at these photos
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27827268/displaymode/1107/s/2/
In your journal tell me which one you liked the best & why

continue with your famous photographer assignment…you should have one photographer chosen by thursday

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Warm Up 12-2

Posted by seanmorr on December 2, 2008

View the MSNBC Week in Pictures

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27931547/displaymode/1107/s/2/framenumber/1/

Vote for your favorite

In your journal tell me which one you voted for and why

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Vote – Photoshop Phobia

Posted by seanmorr on December 1, 2008

Vote for the Photoshop Phobia Challenge!
You get THREE votes

P1
Photos
P1Phobia
Vote
Vote Here

P2
Photos
P2Phobia
Vote
Vote Here

P4
Photos
P4Phobia
Vote
Vote Here

P6
Vote
P6Phobia
Vote
Vote Here

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