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1 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Alices Restaurant Media Library Working with Digital Images Illinois Technology Conference for Educators Mar 1-2, 2007 – St Charles IL © 2007 – Free for Educational Use

2 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Organizing and Managing Digital Photo Collections A picture with circles, arrows, and a paragraph on the back is worth more than a 1000 words! All software and tools discussed will be free or typically available with a standard computer configuration.

3 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Abstract This session will use Windows XP as a basis for examples and discussion. Most of the information can apple to Macintosh and Linux with some adaptation. Tools –MS Fax/Print viewer –Office Applications –Microsoft Powertoys –IrfanView –Picasa-2 Organizers –SyncToy –RoboCopy –SyncBack –IrfanView –Picasa-2 With digital photography pushing the button is the easy BIT

4 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Basic View Print/Edit Picture View Thumbnail View Print – size, # pict/page, fit to page Basic Edit –Adjust light/dark/contrast –Remove red-eye –Rotate or straighten –Crop

5 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Tools XP – Fax/Print viewer MS - Paint MS Office –Picture Manager Included in All Office Apps –Format - Picture – Compress You can't depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus. -Mark Twain

6 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Digital Photography Resolution –Monitors use Pixels across the screen or pixels per inch (ppi) Pixels (picture elements) Pixel Size, Dot Pitch –640x480, 1024x768, 1280x10246 Color Depth – 16 bit, 24 bit –Printers/paper uses dots per inch (dpi) Scanner resolution 600x1200 Dots per Inch from scanning 75, 300, 600, 1200 More detail LARGER Files

7 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picture Formats TIFF- little compression, but lossless GIF- lossey JPEG - high compression, but still lossey PNG- compression, newer but still loss BMP - legacy Windows native format You can observe a lot by watching – Yogi Berra

8 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Re-Size v Re-Sample Change display size (rescaling) –Only resize on the screen –Still contains the same detail –Still requires as much space to store Change true picture information resample –Truly change the "size" of the file –Will lose some detail (lossey v. lossless) –Will actually change storage space requirements Life is short, the art is long – Hippocrates c. 450 BC laptop

9 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Microsoft Image Resizer Microsoft Powertoy – adds right click context menu

10 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Transferring Pictures from Camera Disk/CD/DVD media - save to media and transfer to computer Card Readers - save to flash memory card and transfer to computer USB Cable - direct connect camera to computer (battery hog) Dock devices - camera dock interface to computer

11 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Storage Devices Ways to store for backup and long term storage Hard Drive in folders on computer External Hard Drives (USB, Firewire) CD-RW / DVD-RW Network Drives - long term access issues and huge file sizes NAS (Network Attached Storage) USB Drives (flash, jump, thumb,...) Camera, memory cards or DV Tape

12 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Network Storage Options NAS Lite –free version has 4 Gig limit –http://www.serverelements.com/ FreeNAS –still early versions but free, no limits, and integrates with most OS security –http://www.freenas.org/http://www.freenas.org/

13 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library File Synchronization Tools Even if a storage device is found for archiving and storing images, the volume and size of the files becomes a challenge. How do you keep track of which images are backed up and which are not? Microsoft SyncToy - PowerToy –http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/pr ophoto/synctoy.mspxhttp://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/pr ophoto/synctoy.mspx Microsoft RoboCopy - Windows Resource Kit –http://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/issues/2006/11/Uti litySpotlight/default.aspxhttp://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/issues/2006/11/Uti litySpotlight/default.aspx SyncBack - check freeware page –2Bright Sparks –http://www.2brightsparks.com/syncback/syncback-hub.htmlhttp://www.2brightsparks.com/syncback/syncback-hub.html

14 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library SyncToy for WinXP

15 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library SyncBack Interface

16 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library IrfanView by Irfan Skiljan, current version is The Swiss Army Knife of image managing utilities

17 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library IrfanView Irfanview Rename – batch rename Resize – truly resample Convert format Mini image editor Slideshow options HTML thumbnail pages

18 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library IrfanView Batch Edit/Convert/Rename –identify pictures rather than just default name## –convert format of images –resize images Batch convert with GUI or with command line options Image Edit –basic image editing Thumbnail viewer and manager HTML page creation –create a page of thumbnails automaticallypage of thumbnails Tips/tricks -

19 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library IrfanView - additional Open Picture from HD, CD, or Internet Have IrfanView open when digital camera or memory card is connected –Right click – context options to be a send-to choice Picture properties –Detailed information on the picture Plugins –Play mp3s – pictures –Add more filters

20 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa-2 by Google Organize Edit Share Print Backup Create Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events. -Albert Einstein /

21 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Organanize Move/Rename pictures Label media electronically Star rating to flag importance Create instances of picture in multiple folders Password Protect

22 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Edit Basic image fixes (clean up and improve) Add special effects Write captions (which stay with picture) Zoom – pan – tilt image for viewing Detailed info on picture learn how to use the manual mode on your camera

23 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Share Upload to website or blog Use Hello chat feature optimized for pictures sharing Create slide shows of images Copy pictures/media to any device or folder Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.-Dorthy Lange

24 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Print Custom fit to specialty papers Upload images to commercial sites for storage and printing If you're photographing in color you show the color of their clothes if you use black and white, you will show the color of their soul. ~Author Unknown

25 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Backup Copy media to any device/folder –burn CD/DVD –copy to network share –copy to USB or external HD Will identify those images not yet archived. Create gift CDs with Slide Shows

26 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Picasa - Create Create movie from pictures Create personalized desktop or screen saver Create poster up to 1000% size of the original Create photo collage of selected images Export to any TiVo DVR

27 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Google Desktop Index and catalog every file on your computer. Will even catalog the contents of files such as . Creates a search engine for your personal files.

28 Mar 2, 2007 Terence Sullivan Alices Restaurant Media Library Q & A Presentation slides: Remember: You can get anything you want at Alices Restaurant Terence Sullivan ( Technology Director Shiloh CUSD#1 & Edgar CUSD#6


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