Acceptable Use Policy & Sample Places to Visit on the Internet
The Internet is indeed an infinite expanse, with many great places to visit. However, access to this resource is limited by classroom, school, and district bandwidth as well as District AUP which dictates specifically that the account is to be used only for identified educational purposes. The District AUP also states that "wasting school resources through the improper use of the computer system is grounds for disciplinary and/or legal action". Please follow the general guidelines below when accessing the Internet at school.
www.kodak.com/ Good for a variety of items.
www.nikonnet.com Look for the link to “Legends Behind the Lens”
www.vividlight.com Articles and samples
http://vividlight.com/articles/1615.htm Article on types of portrait lighting
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/learnmore/composition.mspx Good sight about composition
www.photos-of-the-year.com/best-photos Excellent source of outstanding imagery from all over
http://www.msnbc.com/modules/yip03/Default.asp?cp1=1 MSNBC 2003 Year In Review - outstanding photography
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10467269 MSNBC 2005 Year In Review - outstanding photography
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/9134568/ MSNBC Olympics in Review - outstanding photography
www.daveblackphotography.com/workshop/0407.htm OUTSTANDING imagery
staff.beaumont.k12.tx.us/gloker (staff/gloker from school comp) Our class page (Comm Graphics)
www.apocryph.deviantart.com art site, examples of one person’s use of Photoshop
Treatment of motion DPReivew Forum posting on Motion, stopping and blurring
Hallmark Institute of Photography A leading photography school located in Massachusetts
http://www.openoffice.org/ Free software that is compatible with MS Office
http://tinyurl.com/7hjsuvx - how to mount with just foam core. Kind of messing...and definitely not for the classroom. But, if you have to get something mounted at home, this may help. Also look for other related videos. (NOTE: This video has been download for use in class. DO NOT STREAM in the classroom. Watch at home...or ask for the video to see in class.)
www.worldkids.net/ A whole site just for students.
www.channelone.com School News Broadcast
www.tea.state.tx.us TAKS stuff
www.highschoolace.com/ace/ace.cfm Learning Resources for Teens
www.yourstudyguide.com/texas Learning Resources for Teens
Gaggle Student approved web-based email
http://www.beaumont.k12.tx.us/westbrook/ Our school page (West Brook)
staff.beaumont.k12.tx.us/gloker/announcements West Brook HS Daily Announcements
www.exclusiveimaging.net Commercial Website of Randall Paine taking pictures of West Brook related activities.
www.howstuffworks.com/ Site for learning how all kinds of things work
dictionary.reference.com/ Look up words
www.freetranslation.com Translation service
www.worldbookonline.com Login: Beaumont pswd: useweb
http://educate.intel.com/en/ThinkingTools/VisualRanking/ Helps to organize Ideas and Brainstorm
www.southeasttexaslive.com Beaumont Enterprise
www.msnbc.com general news
www.pbase.com/ main page...click on random
www.pbase.com/annapagnacco lots of people shots, good color
www.pbase.com/pam_r good example of photoshop transformations and retouching
www.pbase.com/nowhereatoll colorful sunsets, nature, and portraits
www.pbase.com/sheila Good mixture. Look at the Hands and abstract galleries in particular.
www.pbase.com/bschoenholz So so ???
www.pbase.com/april_sims cemetery (but not sure where)
www.pbase.com/thewizardrod Good mixture. Interesting collection of Bench warmers.
www.pbase.com/bryanmillerphotography very nice black and white galleries
www.pbase.com/luminous OUTSTANDING black and white, portraits
www.pbase.com/warno/intersection excellent black and white architecture
www.pbase.com/pontie5 VERY colorful abstracts, cool feather shot
www.pbase.com/accl /waterdrop AMAZING!
www.pbase.com/jal /newmexico very vivid color
www.pbase.com/jle56 cool motion
www.pbase.com/jillburhans still life
www.pbase.com/dazedgonebye very shallow D of F
www.pbase.com/brandx closeup w/side lighting.
www.pbase.com/dcarrick colorful closeups
www.pbase.com/robinstatfeld B&W, cityscapes
http://images.google.com/hosted/life Images from Life Magazine (access from home)
http://www.stunningnikon.com/dslr/ Pretty cool web page, pretty good images
http://www.bamagazine.com/?Click=82773 Neat design ideas
Interesting artists on DeviantArt.com: (access from home)
http://www.umcs.maine.edu/ - ~larry/latour/courses/110/final_Reviewhtml
http://www.brooks.edu/ - Brooks Institute of Photography
http://www.moosepeterson.com/index.html - Wildlife Photographer
http://www.shangrilagardens.org/ - botanical gardens
http://www.wymanmeinzer.com/ - Award Winning Texas Photographer
http://www.wondersofwirelesstechnology.com/history_wireless.html - History of Wireless by Samsung
http://www.karikuukka.com/peking2008/100m/ - 360x180 Photography - Virtual Photo of 2008 Olympic
http://www.mcwade.com/DesignTalk/2009/02/ode-to-the-amateur-logo/ - discussion of clients and Logos
Ike: pretty thorough photo coverage: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/09/the_short_but_eventful_life_of.html
Photo Slide Shows and Videos online:
Slide Show at NBC...similar to the one we watch in class.
http://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/home/ - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/23481435#23481435 Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep News Special Report
Pictures showing motion - http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/readflat.asp?forum=1034&thread=14784795&page=1
Explanation of difference between a $300 lens and a $2,000 lens - http://www.lexar.com/dp/tips_lessons/jc_lens_spending.html?CMP=EMC-DP
Explanation of why shoot in aperture mode - http://www.lexar.com/dp/tips_lessons/aperture_photo.html?CMP=EMC-DP
Painting with light - http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=15943419
Powerpoint2000 Tutorial http://www.education.umd.edu/blt/tcp/powerpoint.html
Infrared (IR) basics for digital photographers—capturing the unseen http://dpfwiw.com/ir.htm#supplemental
Shooting Infrared with Digital Cameras - http://www.bythom.com/infrared.htm
Better Portraits with your Point and Shoot - http://reviews.cnet.com/9602-12576_7-0.html?messageID=2511025&tag=nl.e410
How to Capture Thanksgiving with your Camera - http://www.ritzcamera.com/static/articles/tips/thanksgiving-photography.html
Exposure compensation - http://www.cs.mtu.edu/~shene/DigiCam/User-Guide/990/EXPOSURE/EV-compensation.html
78 Photography Rules for Complete Idiots - http://gawno.com/2009/05/78-photography-rules/
Stitching photos together - http://www.outdoorphotographer.com/how-to/shooting/get-4x5-quality-with-a-dslr.html
Camera Tutor - http://www.camerasinteractive.com/home.php# - seems to be broken
Lamar University Press - www.lamaruniversitypress.com - This is a great place to apply for a job after completing this class if you attend Lamar. P.O. Box 10055, 200 Setzer Center, 77710, 409-880-8102, firstname.lastname@example.org
Adorama Teaching Series - 100 Tips in 100 Days
Friday Focus Fun (another version of FFF): Red Square Escape...Get the highest score for the class by the time the buzzer goes off...win a Bonus Coupon. My high score was a 18.328...then I quit.