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Converting Home Movies, Photos and Slides to Digital Format. Presented by Doug Shearer MI Photo and Video Transfer May 2, 2011. My Background. Worked 34 years as a statistician for the IRS Retired in 2008 and moved to Murrells Inlet Worked as a photo lab technician

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Converting home movies photos and slides to digital format

Converting Home Movies, Photos and Slides to Digital Format

Presented by Doug Shearer

MI Photo and Video Transfer

May 2, 2011


My background
My Background

  • Worked 34 years as a statistician for the IRS

  • Retired in 2008 and moved to Murrells Inlet

  • Worked as a photo lab technician

  • Started a small business in 2010 converting home movies, photos, and slides to digital format

  • Amateur photographer

    • Family home movies

    • Film photography

    • Point and shoot digital - 10 years ago

    • Shooting with 12 MP Canon EOS Rebel DSLR - past 2 years


Today s topics
Today’s Topics

  • Scanning photos to digital images

  • Slide show movies on DVD

  • Conversion of VHS home movies to DVD


Why convert analog photos or videos to digital format
Why Convert Analog Photos or Videos to Digital Format?

  • Preserve

  • Storage

  • Enhance

  • Restore

  • Others?


Digitizing photos hardware software needed
Digitizing Photos –Hardware & Software Needed

  • A personal computer

  • A scanner

  • Software to process and save images


Why so much ram and hdd space
Why so much RAM and HDD space?

  • My PC

    • 8 GB RAM

    • 1 TB HDD

  • Why is RAM and HDD space important?


Spatial resolution
Spatial Resolution

  • What is spatial resolution?

    • How is it different from what we typically mean when we refer to the resolution of an image?

  • Why is spatial resolution important?

  • Why do you need to consider spatial resolution when cropping an image?






Several things you can do with your digital images
Several Things You Can Do with Your Digital Images

  • Enhance them via post-processing

  • Print them

  • Store them on your computer or other media such as DVDs

  • Create slide show movies


Features advantages of slide show movies
Features/Advantages of Slide Show Movies

  • Background music

  • Special effects such as pan and zoom, slide transitions, title and closing credit screens

  • Play on a computer or a DVD player

  • Create large compilations


Hardware software needed to convert home movies to digital format
Hardware & Software neededto convert home movies to digital format

  • A personal computer with at least 2 GB of memory and a large hard drive

  • VCR

  • Component cable with a USB adapter

  • Software to capture the images played from the VCR as a digital movie

  • A DVD drive in the PC to burn the digital movie to DVD

  • Alternate method use a combination VHS player/DVD recorder


If your photo collection looks like any of these i can help you
If your photo collection looks like any of these … I can help you

  • Preserve the analog photos by converting them to digital format

  • This is something you can do yourself, if:

  • You have the necessary hardware, software, time, knowledge, and desire; or

  • It can be done for you by a service provider such as myself


Pricing
Pricing help you