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Basic Instructions for Dropping Off Photos


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Instructions for entering photos into the Purdue Exponent system

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Basic Instructions for Dropping Off Photos

  1. 1. Purdue Exponent Photo Procedures Everything you need to know to make money as a photographer at The Exponent ...
  2. 2. “ Hey I just took this totally awesome picture! Now what do I do?” Well, If you want it in tomorrow's paper – GET IT IN BY 5:30 pm! Of course earlier is always appreciated too.
  3. 3. Second Floor of the Exponent Building (AKA The Newsroom) GO TOWARDS THE LIGHT AT THE END OF THE ROOM!!!!
  4. 4. Make sure to Bring your Memory Card!!!! Card Goes Here!
  5. 5. Open the Photos Server...
  6. 6. Make a New, aptly named, folder within the proper sub-folders
  7. 7. Drag a picture from your new folder into Photomechanic (This opens all pictures in that folder)
  8. 8. Select ALL of your images Go to Image>IPTC Stationary Pad
  9. 9. <ul><li>Make sure to fill in your name and title in the comments box (top right) </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your info is right in the bottom left </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure the correct categories and sub-categories are selected </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Apply IPTC Stationary to Selected” and the info box will close itself </li></ul><ul><li>Now go through your pictures (double click on one and navigate with the arrow keys) and select your winners (by pushing the '1' button on the keyboard) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Now Caption your Selected (pink) photos – names, names, names!
  11. 11. A Few Final Words <ul><li>Once you are finished captioning your photos, close photomechanic and re-open your pictures in it </li></ul><ul><li>Double Check to make sure your captions have “stuck” </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use the C-fit toning software (that's my job) </li></ul><ul><li>Do not change any settings on either the monitor or in photoshop (they are both calibrated to our printing press) </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure to get the names of the people in your photos – and make sure they are correct! </li></ul>