Biology

Biological Imaging

Syllabus

Schedule

Lesson Plan

Portfolio

Peer Grading Sheet                   pdf

Portfolio Submission Sheet      pdf

Best Images

2005 Poster

Image Analysis

Useful Links

Macro - Digital Handbook of Biological Imaging and Nature Photography

ELM Book

An extensive guide to nature photography with both digital and film techniques.  Methods, equipment, software and more.

Schedule

Week

Date

Topic

Reading

Assignment

1

Jan. 16

Introduction/Quickstart

Basics

 

2

Jan. 23

Exposure/PowerPoint

Photo Basics  

Uploading

Exposure - Pencast

Exposure - Assignment

 

3

Jan 30

Good Images

Intro to PowerPoint

Photoshop (skim)

More Pencasts

Exposure Assignment C

01. Diagram

02. Scanned Image

03. Page of Text with Photo B/W*

4

Feb. 6

Photoshop

Camera Clinic

Digital Darkroom

 

04. Flowchart

05. Equipment – Labeled

06. Portrait (fun)

5

Feb. 13

Equipment/Techniques

Sharpness

*****QUIZ*****

Camera Web Pages

Wide-Angle

07. Labeled Apparatus

08. Software Screen Capture

09. Portrait (formal)

6

Feb. 20

Composition

Copystand

Copystand

Macro

10. Moving Subject

11. Wide Angle

12. Glass container with liquid

7

Feb. 27

Microscopy

Field Photography

13. Object with scale

14. Photo of Computer Screen

15. Your Room

8

March 6

Critique/Aesthetics

 

16. Pollution

17. Habitat - Terrestrial

18. Macro

March 14  Spring Break

9

March 20

Digital - Photoshop

Insect Photography

19. Habitat – Aquatic

20. Worm

21. Laboratory

10

March 27

Students' Choice

Flash

22. Protozoa

23. Algae (with scale)

24. Procedure

11

April 3

Instructor’s Choice

 

Telephoto

25. Atmospheric Phenomenon

26. Geologic Phenomenon

27. Image taken with Flash

12

April 10

Image Analysis

***** QUIZ*****

  Image Analysis

28. Field Work

29. Field Plot

30. Telephoto

13

April 17

Presentations

 

31. Fish

32. L ife Cycle

33. Area Related

14

April 24

Presentations

 

34. Bird

35. Amphibian

36. Area Related or animated GIF

 

 

 

 

 

 *Must be hard-copy

Final:  Wed., May 2, 3:00 to 5:30 PM

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