Photojournalism Basics

Purpose and Power of Visuals Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a … Continue reading “Photojournalism Basics”

Basics of Photography

For the next two weeks, we’ll be working on photography and photojournalism. While it is great to have an expensive digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera, it is not necessary for this class. We can still take great photos with … Continue reading “Basics of Photography”

Photographer Needed for Fundraising Event

ALBANY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION Photographer Needed for Fundraising Event The Albany County Public Library Foundation will hold its annual “A Novel Night” murder mystery fundraiser on Friday, March 31, 2017. The ACPL Foundation seeks a volunteer event photographer. Location: … Continue reading “Photographer Needed for Fundraising Event”

WordPress Internship Opportunity at Snowy Range Academy

Project Scope: Successful candidate will work with Snowy Range Academy Operations Manager to update and modernize the school’s website (www.snowyrangeacademy.org) using WordPress.  New web design should include: Responsive layout for computers, tablets, phones (which many new WordPress themes do for you) … Continue reading “WordPress Internship Opportunity at Snowy Range Academy”

View National Geographic Photography From One of Our Own

Join us for The Earth, Wind, and Water Series’ Going to Extremes: Encounters with Earth, Wind, and Water with National Geographic’s Mark Jenkins (UW Writer in Residence) August 30, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. A&S Auditorium Music provided by Lights Along the Shore … Continue reading “View National Geographic Photography From One of Our Own”

Look, Listen, Tell, and Show: Soundslides Assignment

Soundslides: Audio + Photos When you gather audio and photos for a news story, you are making the story more marketable. And as our guest speakers have told us, telling stories in multiple ways makes the story more accessible to … Continue reading “Look, Listen, Tell, and Show: Soundslides Assignment”

Audio Tips; Gathering Audio and Photos Together

Audio Tips As you finish your first audio editing project and you begin your Soundslides project, please consider these tips from previous students of COJO 3530. During the audio interview, leave a brief pause after the interviewee finishes answering a … Continue reading “Audio Tips; Gathering Audio and Photos Together”

Photo Editing for Journalism and Strategic Communication

Photo Editing Tips Now that you’ve seen some evidence of what NOT to do, let’s review the basic photo editing tools in Photoshop. While we will use Photoshop during class, if you do not have access off-campus to Photoshop, then … Continue reading “Photo Editing for Journalism and Strategic Communication”

Photography Basics

For the next two weeks, we’ll be working on photography and photojournalism. First things first, we’ll learn about the basics of photography and forever-useful creative devices. Creative Devices for Composition Good photojournalism begins with understanding basic composition and design principles. … Continue reading “Photography Basics”

COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery

Because most of you expressed interest in creating a photo gallery for your websites, this is the next topic we’ll cover. I have created three examples of a photo gallery that use HTML5 and CSS3. There is no knowledge of … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery”

COJO 3530, Weeks 10-11: Soundslides = Audio + Photos

Audio + Photos When you gather audio and photos for a news story, you are making the story more marketable. Your story can now be told with images, with sound, or with both. Not only will you have captions for … Continue reading “COJO 3530, Weeks 10-11: Soundslides = Audio + Photos”

COJO 3530, Week 6: Photojournalism

Purpose Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a text story or can … Continue reading “COJO 3530, Week 6: Photojournalism”

Soundslides: Audio + Photos

Audio + Photos When you gather audio and photos for a news story, you are making the story more marketable. Your story can now be told with images, with sound, or with both. Not only will you have captions for … Continue reading “Soundslides: Audio + Photos”

Photo Editing Tips

Photo Editing Tips Now that you’ve seen some evidence of what NOT to do, let’s review the basic photo editing tools in Photoshop. While we will use Photoshop during class, if you do not have access off-campus to Photoshop, then … Continue reading “Photo Editing Tips”

Sample Assignment – Creative Devices

Here is my instructor sample of creative devices. Let’s chat about what creative devices I used and how I could have improved the photos. We will do a class critique of your creative device photos on Mon. 9/12. Remember, the … Continue reading “Sample Assignment – Creative Devices”

Taking a Stab at Photojournalism

Purpose Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a text story or can … Continue reading “Taking a Stab at Photojournalism”