Handout here. Also see Chapter 11 in our book for much more.
1. Des Moines Marathon text exercise ~ handout
2. Lawn mower text exercise ~ handout
3. Take 3 of your past shots and make a “great,” high-contrast black and white. For at least one use the Photographic Toning gradient map.
Great B&Ws handout
There are lots of different ways, but this is one we’ll try……
I posted this for my digital photo students as well….. some tips for shooting fireworks:
Fireworks discussion thread on Reddit.
Unusual Fireworks tutorial.
Tutorial video. When he says use a timer, use a 2-second timer on your camera (or remote shutter release).
Photoshop Secrets CS6 (video)
Blind Critiques (video) …. these critiques on the Kelby channel are really good. Try to watch a couple if you have time. Usually they start about 7-10 minutes in (look at the top comment, usually there is a link to when the critique starts).