Digital Photography Presentation2 Jan 2010

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Digital Photography Presentation investigating digital photo frames, dealing with basics of operations and operation features and image preparation. We also had an overview of nine different free photo organizers, viewers and photo editor programs with Internet Link to look at online material.

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Digital Photography Presentation2 Jan 2010

  1. 1. Digital Photography Noah’s Ark- Instructor Joe BoisvertClass 2, Jan 2010<br />Digital Picture Frames<br />Photo Editing<br />
  2. 2. Digital Photo Frames<br />Wouldn&apos;t it be nice to take all of those digital photos sitting on your hard drive or residing in various photo sharing sites and display them in your living room for all to see? <br />Of course, you could print them out, but there&apos;s a faster, more efficient, and environmentally friendly way to show off your shots. <br />Get yourself a digital photo frame.<br />
  3. 3. Things to Consider Before Buying a Digital Picture Frame<br />There are many things to consider before making your purchase, including screen size, picture quality, ease of use, and media compatibility.<br />
  4. 4. Different Photo Frame Features<br />They offers different features and levels of quality. <br />Most come with remotes, which is definitely a plus, since the on-frame controls aren&apos;t very convenient (plus they force you to get up from your chair). <br />Some include onboard memory so you can store images right on the frame<br />others offers multiple ways to transmit your photos:<br />via memory cards, via USB—even wirelessly.<br />
  5. 5. Example of a Cadillac of Digital Picture Frames<br />Our favorite so far is the Pandigital 8.0&quot; Digital Photo Frame (DPF-80-2)which demonstrated excellent photo quality at a 640 by 480 pixel resolution. <br />The Pandigital has an 8-inch LCD screen that can display JPEG and motion JPEG AVI, as well as MPEG 1 and MPEG 4 video files. <br />The frame boasts 64MB of onboard memory<br />
  6. 6. Link to Digital Picture Frame Features<br />http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow_viewer/0,1205,l%253D198986%2526a%253D195903%2526po%253D4,00.asp?p=y<br />
  7. 7. Ativa™ 8&quot; Digital Photo Frame$99.95 and up<br />
  8. 8. Activa 8” More Money More Features<br />Display photos AND play tunes or movies!<br />Plays AVI videos and MP3 music too. This classy frame is an all-around media player that everyone can enjoy. It even features 2 built-in stereo speakers!<br />8&quot; TFT LCD with sharp 800 x 600 resolution. This large screen is a great way to display your memories in crisp, digital clarity.<br />512MB of internal memory stores up to 3,200 photos. Displays pictures in the JPEG format.<br />6-in-1 memory-card reader makes it easy to add files. You can use Compact Flash® I/II, Secure Digital™, Memory Stick®, Memory Stick Pro™, MutliMediaCard™, xD Picture Card™, Microdrive™ or a USB drive.<br />Includes a remote control for convenience. Also includes alarm clock, calendar and programmable on/off timer to conserve energy.<br />Slideshow mode with transition effects. Just sit back and watch as your pictures smoothly transition from one to another.<br />Other features include: thumbnail picture view, zoom and picture rotation.<br />USB cable included. Load your photos via USB from your digital camera or computer.<br />
  9. 9. Reviews of Ativa 8” Frame<br />Will make the best of it...<br />Pros: nice frame, connection friendly, fairly quick image loading, bright screen<br />Cons: only jpeg mjpeg and mp3 files accepted, cannot access menu functions with a computer, large vertical images can appear distorted<br />Rec&apos;d. as a gift. This is my 2nd, Pandigital is the mfg. Pros: <br />Nice frame and the unit is removable, accepts most types of flash cards and USB / Bluetooth connections. <br />Cons: Only reads JPEG images, MJPEG video, and MP3 audio, no other formats. Large vertical images must be cropped & rotated for correct appearance before loading to the frame as the images can be distorted or will not appear in their entirety. <br />Images cannot be modified using the frame&apos;s menu. Cannot access menu functions while connected to a PC or Mac, <br />only through control pads on top of the unit, or by using the remote. The remote is unusable while connected to computer. <br />All frames cannot be set-up like this one, and a definite try-out of a name-brand frame should occur before a purchase is made.<br />
  10. 10. Activa 7 Inch Digital Photo Frame$39.95 Office Depot<br />
  11. 11. Activa 7” Digital Photo Frame<br />Share your memories<br />Simple to use! Plug in the power adapter, insert a memory card (Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick) or USB flash drive (sold separately) and show your digital photos immediately.<br />Zoom in up to 16x and rotate photos up to 270 degrees. <br />USB 2.0 port makes it simple to download photos from your computer. <br />Remote control and AC adapter included. <br />
  12. 12. Introduction To Open Source Code Photo Editors<br /> <br />Professional Digital Photo Editor<br />Just Like Adobe Photoshop<br />Advanced Digital Photo Editing Features<br />Download GIMP - Free Open Source Version<br /> http://files.uberdownloads.com/apps/gimp/index.php<br />
  13. 13. Link to Review Free Photo Editors and Viewers<br />http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/freesoftware/ig/Free-Graphics-Software/The-GIMP-Screen-Shot.htm<br />
  14. 14. Windows Photo Gallery is where you can view, manage, and refine your photos and home movies.<br />A toolbar across the top of Windows Photo Gallery offers shortcuts to tasks and information, while the left-hand navigation bar provides access to organizational elements. You can use the control bar at the bottom of the screen to launch a slide show with a single click, and use the slider to quickly resize your thumbnails for comfortable viewing.<br />Windows Photo Gallery offers basic photo editing, such as the ability to easily remove red eye. If you decide you don&apos;t want to keep the changes, you can revert to the original version of the photo with one click.<br />
  15. 15. Features of Windows Live Photo<br />You can print your photos via a local printer using the Photo Print Wizard, or use Online Printing to send them to a retail photo finisher for printing. <br />With the integration between Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Movie Maker inWindows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, and Windows Vista Ultimate, you can use your digital photos and videos to express yourself in a home movie using cool effects and transitions.<br />
  16. 16. Windows Photo Gallery<br />
  17. 17. Viewing and fixing photos and videos<br />The Windows Photo Gallery Viewer provides a large view of individual photos or clips with options to zoom, pan, and rotate photos, pause or play video files, and bring up the Info Pane. You can quickly navigate from one photo or video clip to the next.<br />
  18. 18. Fix for Photo Editing<br />
  19. 19. Creating and viewing slide showsWindows Slide Show allows you to compile your videos and still photos, and present your digital memories full-screen.<br />
  20. 20. The End<br />Windows Photo Gallery works with other programs, too, including Windows Movie Maker and Windows DVD Maker. You can drag photos and video clips from Windows Photo Gallery into either of these programs to create rich movies and video DVDs from the content in your library.<br />

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