Digital Photography for the Classroom
Agenda <ul><li>Selecting a digital camera  </li></ul><ul><li>Camera controls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding pixels, f...
Agenda continued… <ul><li>Edit your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Printing photos </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing your images </li></...
Why use a digital camera? <ul><li>Immediate feedback.  </li></ul><ul><li>Exposures can be judged and corrected by way of t...
Selecting a Digital Camera <ul><li>How much do you want to spend? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want your camera to do?  <...
 
 
 
Battery Life http://www.flickr.com/photos/truebluevix/255461805/
Demo -  Camera’s Features Demonstration
 
Understanding Pixels, File Size, and Resolution
 
 
The Resolution Factor http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreassolberg/2337812465 /
Compression
Cropping at Different Resolutions
Activity http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-locale=en_US&pq-path=317 Kodak’s 10 Tips for  taking GREAT Photos
ACTIVITY Get into groups of 3 or 4 Grab a camera, and take 3-4 pictures per person Return in 20 minutes!
Downloading Images
The Digital Darkroom
Photoshop Elements Workspace <ul><li>Open </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Fix </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Fix </li></ul><ul><li>Crop ...
The Photoshop  Elements Toolbar
 
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    1. 1. Digital Photography for the Classroom
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Selecting a digital camera </li></ul><ul><li>Camera controls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding pixels, file size, and resolution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn the basics of taking digital photos </li></ul><ul><li>Kodak’s ten tips for taking great photos </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring images </li></ul>
    3. 3. Agenda continued… <ul><li>Edit your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Printing photos </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing your images </li></ul><ul><li>Telling a story </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson plan ideas </li></ul>
    4. 4. Why use a digital camera? <ul><li>Immediate feedback. </li></ul><ul><li>Exposures can be judged and corrected by way of the LCD. </li></ul><ul><li>No more film. </li></ul><ul><li>No waiting for a third party to process the film. </li></ul>Image by Marc Lacoste - http://www.flickr.com/photos/croco/55985241/
    5. 5. Selecting a Digital Camera <ul><li>How much do you want to spend? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want your camera to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you want to do with the photos? </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Key Considerations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The mega question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size does matter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zoom, zoom, zoom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LCD monitor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Battery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory cards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scene modes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash and the dreaded red- eye </li></ul></ul>
    6. 9. Battery Life http://www.flickr.com/photos/truebluevix/255461805/
    7. 10. Demo - Camera’s Features Demonstration
    8. 12. Understanding Pixels, File Size, and Resolution
    9. 15. The Resolution Factor http://www.flickr.com/photos/andreassolberg/2337812465 /
    10. 16. Compression
    11. 17. Cropping at Different Resolutions
    12. 18. Activity http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-locale=en_US&pq-path=317 Kodak’s 10 Tips for taking GREAT Photos
    13. 19. ACTIVITY Get into groups of 3 or 4 Grab a camera, and take 3-4 pictures per person Return in 20 minutes!
    14. 20. Downloading Images
    15. 21. The Digital Darkroom
    16. 22. Photoshop Elements Workspace <ul><li>Open </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Fix </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Fix </li></ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul><ul><li>Red eye </li></ul><ul><li>Adjust Color </li></ul><ul><li>Resize an Image </li></ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul>
    17. 23. The Photoshop Elements Toolbar

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