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RESULTS!!! from the challenges

Posted by seanmorr on December 18, 2009

REMEMBER – optional extra credit photo challenge – The Holidays

RED

p1

in order

18,12,15 – fourthish -2,6

p4

15,16,5 – fourthish 1

p5

10,7, tie 20,14

tie

p6

1,12,2 – fourthish 19

Diptych challenge

14,13,1,15

happy holidays!

have a great break!

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VOTE for challenges

Posted by seanmorr on December 18, 2009

Red Challenge

Pictures are in the pick up box

P1

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=9becfe57-f09e-4843-9c58-614127ff1474

p4

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=42d0830f-6e64-420e-9349-5389849bede1

p5

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=8bfb95fd-e91e-4bb7-8b00-6d5492fccc9d

p6

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=073700d2-6a06-46fa-ae54-4af801d10770

AP Challenge – Diptych – Two photos shown together

In the pick up box – ###diptych

vote

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=fa0610ae-9440-4585-a4c1-261cbca8f9db

IN YOUR JOURNAL – tell me which red photo you thought was the best overall

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Warm Up 12-17-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 17, 2009

Go to the following site

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/12/2009_in_photos_part_3_of_3.html

and some sports photos

http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/34411282/ns/sports-the_week_in_sports_pictures/displaymode/1247/beginSlide/1/

write about one photo in your journal

ALSO, here is a slideshow of the winners from the district LINE challenge(from a month or so ago)

http://www.seanmorrisonphoto.com/line/index.html

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Warm Up 12-16

Posted by seanmorr on December 16, 2009

Go to the following site

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/12/2009_in_photos_part_2_of_3.html

look through the photos, write about one in your journal

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Warm up 12-15

Posted by seanmorr on December 15, 2009

Go to the following sites

Week in pictures

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34367267/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

More photos of the year

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/12/2009_in_photos_part_1_of_3.html

Write about one photo from EACH of the galleries

AND for fun, some very cool light trail photos

http://www.reencoded.com/2009/12/14/amazing-light-trail-photography/

AND  AND

here are the winter ‘we are union’ sports photos

http://www.flickr.com/photos/uhstitans/sets/72157622882008217/

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Warm Up 12-14-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 14, 2009

Go to the following site

http://www.life.com/image/88595580/in-gallery/37802/2009-photos-of-the-year

look at the photos

Choose TWO to write about in your journal

AND vote for the AP photo challenge

They had two challenges

1-take a portrait of someone they know

2-take a portrait of someone they dont know

Pictures are in the pick up box

###portraitknow

###portraitdontknow

Vote – portrait of someone they know

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=f13e2b48-6dee-4a5d-9685-c2875bde906e

Vote-portrait of someone they don’t know

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=081ddf54-54d7-443f-8e7e-1ec4b490027e

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VOTE 10-11-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 11, 2009

FIRST

photos from the play ’12th night’

http://www.flickr.com/photos/uhstitans/sets/72157622852946413/

SECOND

Vote for the sounds challenge

Pics are in the pick up box

folder ###sounds

p1

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=b29df65c-f360-4671-9b62-a2fbdcd35cd5

p4

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=8461b37b-ff15-48c2-bb9e-9d74c9301587

p5

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=61155b47-ee5d-4d15-917f-f88bbf4f7257

p6

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=f3c278ce-f6eb-4a75-a30b-63baee799860

IN YOUR JOURNAL tell me which photo you thought was the best overall and why

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Warm Up 12-10

Posted by seanmorr on December 10, 2009

go to the following sites

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34262727/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34318934/ns/health-animal_tracks_slide_show/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34336014/ns/news-picture_stories/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

Write about TWO photos in your journal

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Warm Up 12-9-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 9, 2009

Go to the following links

http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2009/12/08/pictures-of-the-day-314/

Mud Run!

http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/2009/12/mud-run-2.html

Awesome gallery of national geographic photos…in the 2009 drop down, be sure and look at the other categories

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/photo-contest/past-winners?startgallery=1

Write about any TWO photos in your journal

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Warm Up 12-8-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 8, 2009

Go to the following sites

http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/2009/12/santa-makes-the-rounds.html

http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2009/12/07/pictures-of-the-week-nov-30-dec-4/

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTXRL0A#a=1

write about any TWO photos in your journal

If you want a quick laugh, check out this article from the onion

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/new_device_desirable_old_device

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Warm Up 12-7-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 7, 2009

Go to the following sites

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthpicturegalleries/6163978/CIWEM-Environmental-Photographer-of-the-Year-2009-competition-winners.html

and

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/04/pictures-115/

Write about one photo in your journal

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Vote for Movie Title Challenge

Posted by seanmorr on December 4, 2009

VOTE

Pics are in the pick up box

voting pages

IN YOUR JOURNAL – tell me which one you think is the best and why

p1

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=29d9b965-7a24-4ef8-84b6-424469b4fdb9

p4

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=55829bfd-25a4-493d-9e9f-fc95b0a6f331

p5

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=9734d06c-a7f4-4514-813f-a30b8b039231

p6

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=076b5a67-e1ed-49ae-81e2-2cf6b86b5b96

AP

picks in the pick up box

voting page

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=52ced850-488e-4f61-aa6c-b0569cf674f6

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Warm Up 12-3

Posted by seanmorr on December 3, 2009

Go to the following sites

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34153447/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

vote and in your journal tell me which photo you voted for and why

and

http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/2009/11/bhopal-25-years-later.html

read the top caption so you know what you are looking at

discuss one of the photos in your journal

also, CHECK THIS OUT…crazy…no photoshop involved, only paint, patience and a lot of time

http://www.hifructose.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=435&Itemid=56

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Warm Up & Assignment 12-2

Posted by seanmorr on December 2, 2009

still not feeling well…I hope to see all of you tomorrow

For today, visit the following sites

first, news pics from no vember

http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/rpSlideshows?articleId=USRTXRBY9#a=1

then, animal pics

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34212910/ns/health-animal_tracks_slide_show/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

In your journal write about one photo from EACH gallery

assignments

PHOTO 1_________________

Finish the glow tutorial assignment and turn it in.  If you are lost, ask a neighbor for help

If you finish the glow tutorial, your next assignments will be to choose a text tutorial from the following website and follow the tutorial

http://www.freshtuts.com/tutorials/Photoshop/Text/

find a tutorial you like, follow it, turn it in…if you have problems ask a neighbor for help

MOVIE TITLE CHALLENGE will be due tomorrow

AP PHOTO—————

The eyes tutorial was an assignment so I want you to try it…p3lastnameeyes

Continue to edit photos, I saw that some of you posted some cool stuff on flickr yesterday

Self Portrait Challenge will be due TOMORROW

ALSO

check out this site

http://abduzeedo.com/32-years-life-alison-jeff-radcliffe

how do you photograph a life?  do these photos show a lot about the person?

then

check out this site in general

http://abduzeedo.com/

one of the best creative info/inspiration sites on the web…its a little graphic design & photoshop heavy but its a great resource…go through the posts and look at some of the stuff there

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Warm Up & Assignments 12-1-09

Posted by seanmorr on December 1, 2009

hi everyone, I won’t be in today…not feeling well

First, notice I changed the main uhsdigital page…its pulling images from the UHS flickr group…one set of pics is the most recent, the other block is the most interesting as rated by flickr.  If you joing the flickr group and post pics, maybe yours will end up on the main page

Warm Up…lots to look at today

First-the week in pictures…go through the pics, vote, and in your journal tell me which one you voted for and why

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34044771/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

NEXT – Vote for an AP challenge…the challenge was ‘slogan’ so take a photo that represents a slogan

The photos are in the pickup box ‘###p3slogan’

Vote here

http://www.eSurveysPro.com/Survey.aspx?id=e0d52cea-c227-4cd4-81e8-a959a58f959a

NEXT – I put together a collection of pictures that I thought were notable from the last 6 weeks or so…there is some great work here so check it out

slideshow format

http://www.seanmophoto.info/20092large/index.html

html format(easier to navigate through)

http://www.seanmophoto.info/20092small/index.html

IN YOUR JOURNAL – tell me about one photo that you thought was especially good from the student work(that was not yours)

PHOTO 1 Classes

Today you can start the assignments I showed you yesterday

In the pickup box is a video tutorial – ‘glowtutorial’

follow the directions and make your own text effect

You can also start the ‘dslr’ assignment if you want to use the DSLR’s

____________

AP Photo

A lot of you have been asking how to edit eyes

here is a tutorial for you…use one of your own images or find something on flickr to work with

http://www.digitalpixels.net/2008/06/photo-retouching/enhance-eyes-and-make-them-stand-out-in-photoshop-tutorial/

continue to work on your self portraits

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