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  1. 1. Robin Fay Robinfay.net @georgiawebgurl Flash, Bam, Alakazam! Photos in a 2.0 World  
  2. 2. Flash, Bam, Alakazam! Photos in a 2.0 World <ul><li>What you will know when you leave here today: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources to edit images and photographs online & on your computer for FREE! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basics of editing a photo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to share photos using feeds, widgets, and social networks. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brief discussion on privacy levels and copyright, tagging, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: A few photography basics to help your photos be better A few Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl <ul><ul><li>rule of thirds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The rule states that an image should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines, and that important compositional elements should be placed along these lines or their intersections -- Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do be aware of background elements when taking photos of people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do be aware of the angle of the sun and the amount of light </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most importantly -- learn about your camera and shoot in RAW format if at all possible </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: A few photography basics A few Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Let's get started with quick overview of online editors
  5. 5. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: online editors: photoshop.com : <ul><ul><ul><li>If you have ever signed up for anything Adobe (even a workshop), you have an Adobe ID  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop.com is free; not to be confused with photoshop the software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Very easy to use  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to create galleries  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preview options  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NOTHING TO DOWNLOAD </li></ul></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  6. 6. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: photoshop.com : Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Surprising variety of features via edit: crop, resize, redeye, more Demo
  7. 7. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : <ul><ul><li>Picnik.com has been recently been acquired by Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not need to login for basic editing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nothing to download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picnik offers free basic (crop, resize, some retouching/toning/ enhancement); pay for advanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates directly with facebook; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>no upload at facebook needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOTHING TO DOWNLOAD </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  8. 8. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl <ul><ul><li>Works and integrates with all of these: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image galleries: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picasa (google) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photobucket </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Webshots </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Myspace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Webs (free webhosting, formerly freewebs.com) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl <ul><ul><li>Basic free service (Edit) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Autofix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resize </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RedEye </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : <ul><ul><li>Basic free service (Create) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some “stickers” : shapes and image stamps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some special effects which change depending on season </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Examples Demo
  12. 12. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Need to login to connect accounts to facebook, etc.
  13. 13. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : <ul><li>Good for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick edits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy edits & processing of photos for social media sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun family photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low learning curve/user friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action based terminology (edit, create, share, fix, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guided image editing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can create slideshows and print materials (calendars, etc.)  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No downloads or logins needed* </li></ul></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  14. 14. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: picnik.com : <ul><ul><li>NOT good for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating original images: can create but need to upload an image first; no create from scratch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vector based work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More professional level work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other formats: Export in JPG only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile (not YET) </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, georgiawebgurl Our whirlwind tour continues with another online art and image tool, aviary ...
  15. 15. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Aviary : Pic Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl <ul><ul><li>Aviary is MUCH more complex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completely free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suite of products that includes: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Image Editor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effects Editor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Image Markup </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color Editor (palette maker) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vector Editor </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For multimedia: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio Editor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screencapture </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Aviary : Pic R obin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl <ul><ul><li>Right clicking displays lots of features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To edit a layer in another tool, Add the tool layer and then right click to drop it into the tool </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Aviary : Pic Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Examples
  18. 18. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Aviary : Pic Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Exporting & sharing options
  19. 19. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Aviary : Pic <ul><li>Good for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More complex work using layering and masking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vector based drawing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing color palettes (screencapture & audio editing) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with images clipped from the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration tools built in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aviary facebook app now available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile? </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Moving on to downloadable software... a Photoshop like software... GIMP.
  20. 20. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: GIMP  <ul><ul><li>GIMP ( GNU Image Manipulation Program) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Downloadable, opensource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customizable, dock-able menus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many features of photoshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can participate in development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Image editing and painting tools (Brush, Pencil, Airbrush, Clone, etc).  Similar to Aviary.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transformation tools (rotate, scale, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filters, masking & more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some animation features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gimp.org to download </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  21. 21. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World : GIMP Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl Our whirlwind tour concludes with picasa, google's editor and online photo album.
  22. 22. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: GIMP <ul><li>Good for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More complex work when Photoshop is not an option </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile-- GIMP to Go!  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need something free  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Not Good for:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick and easy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you can not download to a computer </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  23. 23. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With Picasa, you can share and edit photos  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides preview options, so you can see your changes before you make them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can create albums that you can share (or make private) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It's easy to integrate in with other google services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can tag (add keywords) and location info to your photos and albums  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You will need to DOWNLOAD SOFTWARE TO EDIT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download instructions are in your handouts; you do not need to download to the lab computers (it's installed) </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><ul><li>NOT good for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating original images: can create but need to upload an image first; no create from scratch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vector based work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More professional level work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you can't download to a computer </li></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, georgiawebgurl A brief mention of another software, which is often called Photoshop like .. GIMP..
  26. 26. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><li>Good for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick edits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy edits & processing of photos for social media sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fun family photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low learning curve/user friendly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action based terminology (edit, create, share, fix, etc.) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Guided image editing </li></ul></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
  27. 27. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Autofix </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Crop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resize </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exposure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RedEye </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Flash, Bam, Alakazam!: Photos in a 2.0 World: Picasa : Pic <ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul>Examples Demo
  29. 29. Image Editing: It's not all about Photoshop <ul><ul><ul><li>A few more mentions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You can do some image editing via facebook, flickr, & snapfish  </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EXIF data </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>@twitter </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Robin Fay 2010, robinfay.net, @georgiawebgurl
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