Monday, October 19, 2009

COURSE RESOURCES: This site will guide you to information you will need to take full advantage of the content presented in lectures, demonstrations, workshops and critiques.


VIRTUAL TEXTBOOK: "Shedding Light on Photography: Your Concise Guide to Technical Control and Artistic Expression" by Professor Robert L. Jones, II.

STUDENT READING & PRESENTATION ASSIGNMENTS:

Students must read and make reports about:
Light
Lighting: Softbox v. Umbrella
Portraiture
More Portrait Techniques
Shooting Black-and-White
Landscape Images
Digital Exposure Basics (posted Nov. 2, 2010)
Top 20 Articles from Digital Photography School
Useful Photoshop Technique
HDR Shooting Technique
"Tweetography"
Pro Tips
Dealing with Magazine Editors
Guerilla Travel Photo Tips (Part 1) (Part 2)
More Useful Readings


FYI:

Read, Absorb, Practice & Share with Class
CONTEST
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FOLLOW our PROJECTS:
Ethnographic Media in Egyptian Communities
Treasures of Africa and the Middle East Magazine
Arabatel Village on the Nile
Cairo's City of the Dead

For critiques, students must establish their own PICASA or PHOTOBUCKET gallery. However, that location must be linked to this blog (via Student Portfolio Links below) so their work can easily be accessed during critiques.

STUDENT PORTFOLIO LINKS-
FALL 2010 (enter name and url below):

1. Noura Mahmoud Abdel Ghany

2. Ahmed Gamal Abdel Hady

3. Rachel Beth Anserson

4. Veasey Joseph Conway

5. Nour Tarek Elkolaly

6. Nader Hassan El Saeed

7. Preston Grant Hartwick

8. Hend Ahmed Mohamed Hassan

9. Mohamed Helal El Sayed Helal

10. Ahmed Mohsen Ibrahim

11. Ahmed Mohamed Kadry

12. Reem Samy Mohamed Metwaly

13. Sandy Said Mohamed

14. Amina Awni Ali Youssef Nasr

15. Samar Tarek Negida

16. Anwar Kamal Okasha

17. Samar Mohamed Raouf Ragheb

18. Muzammil Sufi

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

VIDEO LIBRARY:

DSLR Tutorials:

Digital Photo School:

VIRTUAL LEARNING VIDEOS: "Practical Approaches to Mastering Photo Shop and In Design" (c) by Mohamed Ahmed.


DISTANT LEARNING OPTIONS

There is Wimba Live Classroom documentation with detailed explanation and screen captures for both students and faculty at http://www.aucegypt.edu/it/uact to give you extra support.

The ALI department has made some video clips to show their faculty and students how to use Wimba and are willing to share them with AUC community:

Part 1: shows how to build your Wimba from your Blackboard account http://alifs.aucegypt.edu/alicallportal/blackboarddemo/blackboarddemo.htm

Part 3: shows how to conduct the virtual classroom via Wimba
http://alifs.aucegypt.edu/alicallportal/LiveClass/Live%20Virtual%20Class_demo.htm

Part 4: shows the students how use Wimba classroom
http://alifs.aucegypt.edu/alicallportal/StudentDemo/Student%20Demo.htm
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