Instructor: Ross F. Collins, professor of communication, North Dakota State University, Fargo.
Diagnostic quiz: What do you know?
Midterm exam review questions.
Final exam review.Tutorials and presentations
Ten practical principles for photojournalists.
Handy elements of composition illustrated.
Qualities of light illustrated.
A brief introduction to color theory.
A brief history of photojournalism and photography.
A portfolio of great photographs.
Ways to see (video presentation).
Ross's photo galleries.
How to develop and print in a traditional darkroom. (Includes three videos.)
New! Student Life: North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2015.
Student Life: North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2014.
Student Life: North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2013.
Student life: North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2012.
The life of a campus: North Dakota State University, Fargo, 2008.
Student portfolios (2004)
Student portfolios (2002)
Photoshop tutorials for photographers (CS6 for Macintosh):
Photoshop Lesson One.
Image size, resolution, crop, file formats, organizing in Bridge.
Photoshop Lesson Two.
Levels/curves, dodge/burn, dust and scratches, sharpening. Quick tip: fix flash-on-camera.
Photoshop Lesson Two(b).
An alternative workflow using Camera Raw.
Photoshop Lesson Three.
Selecting, cutting, cloning, content-aware fill, sharpening, gaussian blur, image modes.
Quick tips: straighten a horizon line; add bokeh.
Photoshop Lesson Four.
Cutting, pasting, erasing, color balance, fill flash
Photoshop Lesson Five.
Working with type.
Photoshop Lesson Six.
Layers, red eye removal, improving skin tones.
Photoshop Lesson Seven.
Create a montage.
Photoshop Lesson Seven(b).
Create a poster.
Photohop Lesson Eight.
Nip and tuck.
Photoshop Lesson Nine.
Deleting backgrounds, replacing backgrounds.
Photoshop Lesson Ten.
Working in black and white.
Photos for practice:
Cairo 1998 (B & W).
Wabakimi wilderness, 2006.
Washington State, 1982.
Club moss, 1976.
Scotland, 1989 (B & W).
Man and flower.
Boats on the Nile.
Egyptian taxi driver.
Midterm exam photo.
Free Photography Tips and Tutorials for Beginners by Stephen Hockman.
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