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by: Arvilla Rice

BasicMediaPhotography JRN220

Arvilla Rice
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Arvilla Rice on Monday October 5, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to JRN220 at Central Michigan University taught by TimothyFitzgerald in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see /class/218903/jrn220-central-michigan-university in Journalism and Mass Communications at Central Michigan University.

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Date Created: 10/05/15
Photo Caption Checklist Who What When Where and Why Photographers should know enough about the pictures to write a complete caption that answers the who what when where and why Expand the content Good captions expand on the picture content not restate it It seems like an obvious waste of time to the reader when we write what is obviously in the photo Always CHECK SPELLING Identify Subjects Identify subjects from left to right using CQ on all unusual names and or spellings It is also a good idea to check with the assigned reporter to make sure the names in the captions match those in the story Always Identify Photographers should make every effort to ID a photo It is easiest to get the names on the scene but not the only way to do it It may require library research phone calls or a trip to someone s home Make a proof and take it back to the source Vital Stats Include hometown information along with titles and positions of subject in the photo Remember ages when photographing children Phone numbers are important and should be entered into captions Quotes It is an extra bonus when captions include a quote the reporter may not have gotten This helps give pictures relevance which is not always clear to the reader Knowing the picture39s quotnews hookquot makes it valuable Write around the photo A good caption expands a photograph beyond the dimensions given to it by a designer A good caption adds context perspective and relevance When done correctly a caption will add information that is not in the picture or in the story making the entire package more compelling Go beyond what s in the frame Do not assume anything Do not try to guess what a subject in thinking especially when photographing animals Don t jump to conclusions to explain emotions if you are not sure how a subject is feeling 1000 500 Shutter Speed 250 125 60 30 15 8 4 Aperture 28 4 56 8 11 16 22 32 ISO ASA 100 200 400 800 1600 3200 Professional Camera Settings M Manual TV Shutter Priority AV Aperture Priority P Program Mode bulb Manual shutter release Controlling Flash team haw make when We Wimhah In same situeuuris vuu hai Wanttn turn OFF the ash Dr at ieast change its behaviur Disabled Flash ha ash There are mahv eases The FMS M0 5quot 0quot Where vau mav ridt Want ash at aii When in Drugrem made the camera The mum cf the Emma 5 WM the the ash it the iight ievei iuw Mich is me etteh m auh e h is sumetimes be mare dramatic when E an M the naturai iight is used Fnrced Flash When fumed the camera WiH aiwavs pressing the quotlightningquot huttnn fire the ash regardiESs cf will eyeie thmngh ava ahie ash necessh mndes common Flash Modes SLOW Slnw Flash AUTO In this ash made the shutter is kept DDeri innuer m eXDDse the backgmund EssentiaHv the same Mash as the PaFtVIhduur sheeting ma a In must camera mndes Autnr ash is enabied bv defauit and WiH autnm aticaHv fire if the cam era thinks it needs mare hth


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