Rules for editing images   To create maximum impact
Ever come across a presentation like this?
How do I make the best of pictures in my presentations?
Simple…keep the picture  focused on the message
There are 3 ways to focus … -  A ttract  -  B righten -  C rop
FOCUS:  Attract
Eyes naturally tend to get attracted by: Attractive colour Movement in picture
Compare the following slides 1:  Original 2:  Modified
The eyes of the reader follow the direction of the arrows 1:  Original 2:  Modified
Where are audience eyes in this slide?  Attractive Colour
Modifying the picture… Attractive Colour
Focus:  Brighten
Projector makes photos look darker…
So brighten the image…
Use colours to brighten the relevant portion
Focus:  Crop
Which of the following images look better? 1:  Original 2:  Close Up
The close up looks better! These white lines are distracting, the subject is too far away 1:  Original 2:  Close Up Emotio...
So…cut out the irrelevant portions
Editing in PowerPoint…
PowerPoint tools:  <ul><li>Insert pictures into PowerPoint and use the Picture toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><li>Crop </li></u...
Easy  and Free Photo Editing Software <ul><li>Picasa ® </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Photo Editor ® </li></ul><ul><li>Micros...
Professional  Photo Editing Software <ul><li>Photoshop ® </li></ul><ul><li>Paint Shop Pro ® </li></ul><ul><li>GIMP ® ( fre...
Web resources for photos <ul><li>Microsoft.com clipart section </li></ul><ul><li>flickr.com  </li></ul><ul><li>Shutterstoc...
 
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Editing Images for presentations Metamorph

  1. 1. Rules for editing images To create maximum impact
  2. 2. Ever come across a presentation like this?
  3. 3. How do I make the best of pictures in my presentations?
  4. 4. Simple…keep the picture focused on the message
  5. 5. There are 3 ways to focus … - A ttract - B righten - C rop
  6. 6. FOCUS: Attract
  7. 7. Eyes naturally tend to get attracted by: Attractive colour Movement in picture
  8. 8. Compare the following slides 1: Original 2: Modified
  9. 9. The eyes of the reader follow the direction of the arrows 1: Original 2: Modified
  10. 10. Where are audience eyes in this slide? Attractive Colour
  11. 11. Modifying the picture… Attractive Colour
  12. 12. Focus: Brighten
  13. 13. Projector makes photos look darker…
  14. 14. So brighten the image…
  15. 15. Use colours to brighten the relevant portion
  16. 16. Focus: Crop
  17. 17. Which of the following images look better? 1: Original 2: Close Up
  18. 18. The close up looks better! These white lines are distracting, the subject is too far away 1: Original 2: Close Up Emotions are clear and stand out.
  19. 19. So…cut out the irrelevant portions
  20. 20. Editing in PowerPoint…
  21. 21. PowerPoint tools: <ul><li>Insert pictures into PowerPoint and use the Picture toolbar to: </li></ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul><ul><li>Change brightness </li></ul><ul><li>Change Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Add borders </li></ul><ul><li>Grayscale </li></ul>
  22. 22. Easy and Free Photo Editing Software <ul><li>Picasa ® </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Photo Editor ® </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Paint® </li></ul><ul><li>Search the net for many other free photo editing software </li></ul>
  23. 23. Professional Photo Editing Software <ul><li>Photoshop ® </li></ul><ul><li>Paint Shop Pro ® </li></ul><ul><li>GIMP ® ( free and professional) </li></ul>
  24. 24. Web resources for photos <ul><li>Microsoft.com clipart section </li></ul><ul><li>flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Shutterstock.com </li></ul><ul><li>Morguefile.com </li></ul>

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