Welcome to our brand new newsletter - The Lobster Catch News!
Have you ever wondered what it is like go lobster fishing? Or maybe a Profession
you have always wanted to pursue?
This Spring Special Edition is filled with informative & comical news from the
Closing the Trap Door
Not all lobsters are lucky enough to have a free lunch but "Mable" and many of
her friends have had the pleasure. Lucky for "Mable", she is carrying thousands
of eggs and was returned to sea as a breeding stock lobster. A
Curious Terms of the Lobster Trade.
Skiff - A 16' aluminum or wooden boat used daily to get to and from the lobster
Pair - Two lobster traps tethered by a rope and a single buoy.
Trawl - A line of traps, usually 8 tethered together and has two buoys
My Lobster Fishing Story
by Shelly Britton
My story begins by an assignment of photojournalism given to me by my teacher.
The subject I chose was to learn all about the lobster fishing industry. Why
not? How and where do these bulging eyed shell
How to Measure a Legal Lobster
Every lobster taken from the trap has specific size requirements in order to be
saved for market.
Each lobster is measured with a tool called the "e zwinkler" and must be at
least 3 inches in size but not larger than 5 inche
Favorite Lobster Dishes
Local Lobster Eating Tips
Growth Cycle of the Lobster
Where do Lobsters Winter?
Make Your Own Lobster Trap
Off-Shore Lobstering 60 Miles Out
Lobster Trap Anatomy 101
Lobster traps are a pretty complex system used to lure & catch lobsters. Each
trap is made from rubber coated metal (mostly used in today's fishing industry)
which consist of 3 different compartments with specific shaped nets, a b
Here are some sites to help you feel more familiar with some of the content covered in
this book and a few of the challenges.
Copying Sites into a Document
If you find a Web site that you like and wish to add to a document, just highlight and
When you're creating art or designs with Microsoft Office programs, it's helpful to know
which types bitmaps or drawn pictures you are using. Your formatting and editing
options will vary, depending on the type of picture you are working wi
Text for Color Project Assignment
Colors can have multiple meanings, which can sometimes give contrary connotations.
Here are some general concepts regarding the use of color.
White will usually stand for purity, but can also be utilized to generate a fee
Creating Bookmarks with Browsers
In order to keep track of site you have visited both Windows Internet Explorer and
Macintosh Safari browsers have methods to keep track and organize Web sites youd like
to visit later. Here are techniques for Macintosh Saf
Adobe Illustrator Basics
Illustrator Extension: .ai
Illustrator creates vector images
Vector vs. Bitmap Images
They are scalable and therefore maintain quality no matter what sizes they are scaled.
They are limited in color especially if in
Web Buttons with the Gradient Tool and Panel
Ever wonder how those cool Web buttons are made? Youll find many were created with the use
of gradients in Illustrator. Its one of the more artistic tools in a designers digital illustration
toolkit, used for c
Chapter 7 Read Me
There are no goody files needed for this section as everything that the student creates is
It is advisable to have this folder handy when you are saving your files in the exercises
throughout the chapter.
Basic Pen Tool Techniques
Pen tool is used for precise lines and shapes, and curves.
You can create lines that are perfectly vertical, horizontal, or diagonal (45 degrees) by
holding down the SHIFT key as you click the pen tool.
The first time you click w
Painting and Editing
Selecting Web-safe colors:
Web-safe colors are the 216 colors common to the Windows and Mac OS X 8-bit (256 color
mode) color patterns. Selecting web-safe colors for an optimized image ensures that the colors
will not dither in a brow
Coloring a Black-and-White Image
Heres where you can carefully retouch and apply special effects with the new photo filters, or
add colors to a black-and-white image. In Photoshop, the Photo Filter command allows you to
apply filters much like a photograp
Creating Chrome Type
Heres where you can use gradients to create type lines with the appearance of chrome.
1. Create a new document at its default settings.
2. Select the Type tool (T) and locate a wide serif font for this exercise. We are using Cooper
Photoshop Merge to HDR Pro Function
HDR stands for high dynamic range and is useful in merging an image shot in the same
location but with varying exposures together to obtain optimum results that show detail in
the highlights and the shadows of an image.
Masks and Channels
A mask is like a stencil. Masks let you isolate and protect parts of an image. When you create a
mask from a selection, the area not selected is masked or protected from editing. The advantage
of editing your selection as a mask is that
Fixing a Slanted Building Crop Tool
Not only can the Crop tool trim, rotate, and resize selections, it can also adjust
perspective. This works nice with slightly slanted buildings, but can cause distortion
(unless thats the effect you want) with too much
Creating a Figure Diagram
In this exercise, you are going to combine various edited screen copies of dialog boxes
and the Toolbar and label them. Creating figure diagrams like those used in this book
involve using various screen copies, text layers, and s
Creating Vignettes Marquee Tool
Heres a great use for the rectangular and elliptical marquee tools for portraiture,
especially older images.
1. Open the image Anna.tif from the Photoshop folder.
2. Select the Elliptical Marquee tool and drag diagonally fr
Fixing a Slanted Horizon
Using Guidelines, Rotate Canvas, and the Crop Tool
As a designer, you may receive images from client that are slightly slanted along horizon
lines due to tilting the camera, improper paper positioning from a scan, etc. Photoshop