Photography Resource Page:


High school programs with some great examples:

http://sphsdigital2.blogspot.com/
http://www.hhsdigitalphoto.com/HHSDigitalPhotoStart/Start_Page.html
http://ghsphotography.ning.com/

A high school photography site in Shanghai
http://studentphoto.ning.com/

Photography Links:

The power of photographs
http://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_klein_photos_that_changed_the_world.html

Photo history
National Geographic the mentor to all photographers. A great time line and examples of excellent photos.
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photographers/photography-timeline.html

http://gallery.me.com/csweeney2#100044

Maine Photographer
http://www.flickr.com/photos/acadia-maine/

National Geographic Photography
http://www.bigpicture.in/40-top-collections-of-national-geographic/


Photo Master Classes
http://www.bbcwildlifemagazine.com/masterclasses.asp

World's Longest Exposure
http://householdname.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/01/photographys-longest-exposure.html

Visual Literacy

http://americanart.si.edu/education/picturing_the_1930s/

Know your camera:

Digital terms
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=411&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=5534

Introduction to Photography:
http://library.thinkquest.org/11355/html/
http://library.thinkquest.org/11355/html/edindex2.htm

Exposure:
http://www.photonhead.com/exposure/exposure.php
http://melnoack0910.wikispaces.com/ReviewofConcepts

Camera modes explained
http://digital-photography-school.com/digital-camera-modes

Camera manuals on line
http://www.cameratown.com/manuals/

Digital photography school.21 neat tips!!
http://digital-photography-school.com/blog/21-settings-techniques-and-rules-all-new-camera-owners-should-know/

Composition


Beautiful Sunrise
http://webdesignledger.com/inspiration/33-beautiful-examples-of-sunrise-photography
This is a classic compositional tool used in the fine arts as well as photography
http://photocritic.org/the-rule-of-thirds/

Videos explaining the basics of composition
http://melnoack0910.wikispaces.com/PhotographyFundamentals

More Composition Tips:

Composition
Tips for Successful Photographs
Elements of Design

Landscape Photography Tips

Simple explanation of the basic compositional tools one more time
http://www.picturecorrect.com/photographytips/composition.htm

Different points of view explained very well.
http://www.cameraposition.com/

Rule of thirds great examples from the real world of advertising. Google around the site "rule of thirds"
http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2005/08/from_golden_mea.html

This site gives you ideas on taking stunning portraits
http://digital-photography-school.com/blog/10-ways-to-take-stunning-portraits/

More portrait suggestions
http://www.krisfontes.com/ispace.htm

Some great tips for taking photos with your digital camera
http://www.artinstructionblog.com/category/photography/digital-photography


Remember the saying"everything you needed to know you learned in kindergarten"? Here is what to know as a photographer
http://digital-photography-school.com/13-lessons-to-teach-your-child-about-digital-photography

History of Photography



The History of Photography -

Inspiring new and old photographers

MSNBC, This week in pictures:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34418102/ns/news

Contemporary Photography - check out the Portraits!
http://carbonsilver.com/

50 beautiful trees
http://www.designzzz.com/beautiful-trees-photography/

http://www.organicimagery.com/#s=15&mi=2&pt=1&pi=10000&p=2&a=0&at=0

http://www.krischeng.com/gallery/1877514_gG9rz#94490494_EPRS2

Inspiring blog:
http://shuttersisters.com/home/2010/1/13/got-milk.html

This website belongs to a high school student from Baltimore Md that has an amazing eye!!!
http://www.acphoto.net/

Williams Eggleston took color photos during the 60's and 70's that revealed his times like noone had before
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/11/07/arts/1107-EGGL_index.html?ei=5070&emc=eta3

Edvard Muybridge the father of animation
http://americanhistory.si.edu/muybridge/index.htm

Masters of Photography
http://www.masters-of-photography.com/

Photograms

http://www.photograms.org/
http://www.emilioamero.com/photo.html

Pinhole Cameras

http://www.hastings.k12.ny.us/photography/pinholecameras/index.htm
http://photo.net/learn/pinhole/pinhole
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/markus_amm.htm

Painting with Light

View the Paint the World with Light site
Find INSPIRATION
Check the resources

Inspirations

A beautiful blog about photography and photographers
http://photo-muse.blogspot.com/

Out of ideas for shooting photos? Try "Minimalism"! Thanks flickr!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/naveenjamal/sets/1049032/

Expand yourself as a photographer try photochallenge!
http://www.photochallenge.org/about/

A wonderful site for tutorials and ideas
http://digital-photography-school.com/blog/

Found Alphabet photography! and examples
http://www.alphabetphotography.ca/
http://www.letter-photo.com/examples/gallery/

On your own try out a camera obscura exercise
http://www.paintcancamera.com/cameraobscura.html

Check out these great Photo blogs for tips and tricks
http://www.photography-colleges.org/the-top-100-photography-blogs/

Image editing

Making contact sheets in iphoto:
http://melnoack0910.wikispaces.com/iphotocontactsheets

Free image editing software for your PC
http://www.getpaint.net/

more image editing
http://www.picnik.com/


Photojournalism Links:

How to photograph strangers
http://www.photokaboom.com/photography/learn/tips/001_how_to_photograph_strangers.htm

Dan eldon was an inspiring young photojournalist who died at the age of 22.
http://www.creativevisions.org/dan.htm

See and hear what the photographer's at the US Conventions think about as they take pictures of the candidates.
Photographers' Journal : Capturing History at the Conventions
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/09/05/us/politics/20080905-photographersjournal-conventions/index.html

Edward Burtynsky:

Manufctured landscapes a powerful documentation of how we humans are changing the face of our earth.
http://www.edwardburtynsky.com/


Photoshop links:

55 Incredible examples of photoshop manipulations
http://en.tspot.pl/news/55-incredible-examples-photo-manipulation/

An inspiring artist that uses photoshop, her scanner and her imagination in unique ways
http://www.maggietaylor.com/flash.html

Psdtuts is a great site to learn, practice and improve your photoshop skills
http://psdtuts.com/articles/web/50-great-photoshop-tutorials-for-clever-beginners/
http://psdtuts.com/category/tutorials/

Cool mandalas you make from your own photos
http://www.earthmandalas.com/how/index.html

Youtube: Famous Photographer's autobiographies


International Curriculum of Photography

http://www.icp.org/site/c.dnJGKJNsFqG/b.2017177/

These resources are, in part, courtesy of

https://msfarrellsdigitalimagery.wikispaces.com