Science in Focus: Shedding Light: Light Links
- Kodak Web site for photography techniques
Find helpful hints for using light direction and contrast to improve your photographs.
- Ilford Web site
Useful resources and tips on photography. Also check out the Teachers Lounge.
- Fuji Film Web site
A helpful site for locating photgraphy supplies and information.
Explore a set of Web sites relating to photography.
Photography links from a Forensics site
An online community for people wanting to improve their photographic skills.
chapter in Making Photographs, by Philip Greenspun
A chapter about light and lighting in photography; Part of Photo.net
American Museum of Photography
Explore photo exhibits and read about the history of photography
- Basic Photography Guide by Bernie Sumption
Introduction to basic photographic concepts like shutter speed, aperture, film and flash photography.
- International Space Physics Educational Consortium (ISPEC)
This Web site has a clear explanation and diagrams of the umbra and penumbra effects during a solar eclipse.
- Shadows Exploratorium Snacks
Look here for activity ideas
Millers Light Walk (Exploratorium)
This is a wonderful site that explores light and shadows outdoors and explains why the light spots that are made outdoors are sun-shaped, not shaped like the hole in the object making the shadow
- Absorption Web site http://www-wilson.ucsd.edu/education/spectroscopy/natreal.html
- Absorptionm Reflection Activity
- Pinhole Cameras
- Exploratorium on Pinhole Camerashttp://www.exploratorium.edu/IFI/activities/pinholeinquiry/images.html
- Nove Online explores lighthttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/hotsciencelight/