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Take Your Best Shot Beth Carpenter, Library Services Manager, Outagamie Waupaca Library System Renee Miller, Graphic Arts Specialist, Winnefox Library System This presentation and related handouts will be available online at http://www.owlsweb.info/ce/past/ December 2006 .

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Take your best shot beth carpenter library services manager outagamie waupaca library system renee miller graphic a

Take Your Best Shot

Beth Carpenter, Library Services Manager,Outagamie Waupaca Library System

Renee Miller, Graphic Arts Specialist,Winnefox Library System

This presentation and related handouts will be available online at

http://www.owlsweb.info/ce/past/

December 2006


How does a digital camera work

How does a digital camera work?

The Pixel

Digital photographs are made up of hundreds of thousands or millions of tiny squares called picture elements, or just pixels.


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How does a digital camera work?

Image Size or Resolution

More pixels add detail and sharpen edges.


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How does a digital camera work?

Image Size or Resolution

Example:

This photo is

1600 pixels wide x 1200 pixels high

or 1.92 million total pixels

The size of a photograph is specified in one of two ways -

by its dimensions in pixels or by the total number of pixels it contains.


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How does a digital camera work?

Image Size or Resolution

Camera Resolution: The total number of pixels that a camera is capable or recording an image with.

Screen Resolution: The screen’s width and height in pixels.

Print Resolution: dpi or dots per inch. Refers to the number of microscopic droplets of ink per linear inch of printing surface.


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How does a digital camera work?

Compression

The rate of compression

affects image quality.


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How does a digital camera work?

Compression

Uncompressed …and with compression


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How does a digital camera work?

Compression

Lossless Lossy compression


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How does a digital camera work?

RECAP

The Pixel

Digital photographs are made up of hundreds of thousands or millions of tiny squares called picture elements, or just pixels

Image Size

The size of a photograph is specified in one of two ways -

by its dimensions in pixels or by the total number of pixels it contains.

Resolution

The total number of pixels that a camera is capable or recording an image with.

Compression

Shrinks images In order to speed up the handling and to keep memory requirements minimal.

.


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Graphic file formats for print

TIFF

.tiff .gif

  • Uncompressed format

  • Retains all recorded image information

  • Best for large prints

  • Supports 24-bit color

  • .


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Storage media and card readers

CompactFlash

SmartMedia

MemorySticks

xD-Picture Cards


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Software options for image editing

Photoshop Elements

  • Perform advanced editing

  • Fine-tune exposure

  • Quickly retouch specific areas

  • Control color temperature and tint

  • Easily adjust shadows and highlights

  • Enjoy enhanced support for working with raw files

  • And more

http://www.adobe.com/


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Software options for image editing

Picasa

  • Free Download!

  • Photo management software helps you find, edit and share you pictures

  • Create slide shows

  • Create collages

  • Edit your pictures

  • And more

http://www.picasa.com/


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What to do with your edited images

Print output

  • Copy images at full resolution.

  • Make all your changes in one or two sittings and save the corrected image under a new name to retain the original.

  • For longer-lasting prints, use archival paper.

  • Consider using an online photo-printing service or taking it to a photo-lab for larger high-quality prints.


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What to do with your edited images

Snapfish

  • Inexpensive

  • Professionally developed high-quality prints and film developing

  • Free online photo sharing

  • Unlimited online photo storage

  • Free online photo editing tools and software

  • Unique, customizable photo products

  • Mail order, [email protected] or one-hour retail pick-up at over 5000 locations.

    http://www.snapfish.com/


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What to do with your edited images

Use in presentations - PowerPoint

  • Accepts images in various formats

  • Adds to the visual content of the presentation


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