Presentation on theme: "Digital Photo Management for Libraries May 19, 12:00 pm Laura Solomon An Webinar Infopeople webinars are supported."— Presentation transcript:
Digital Photo Management for Libraries May 19, 12:00 pm Laura Solomon An Webinar Infopeople webinars are supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Todays agenda Flickr Picasa Facebook, Photobucket and Photoshop.com Online photo editors Some things to think about
Flickr is freemium
Built-in photo uploader
Extra upload settings
Tagging is essential
Other Flickr features Built-in feeds Support for OpenStreetMap and Foursquare People tagging Official app for iPhone
Downsides of Flickr Ad-based model Somewhat more complex UI No high-quality images
Picasa is free…sort of
Features Download to Picasa Unlimited albums Geotagging People tagging Direct import from cameras Webcam videos high rez photos
Weaknesses of Picasa Fewer features All real work has to be done in the client Inventories everything No sub-albums (but neither does Flickr)
Picasa for patrons
Apples to oranges?
Photoshop.com (Photoshop Express)
Working with photos
DPI What is it? What is the goal? How do you get a higher resolution?
Why resizing isnt the answer
Optimizing for the web
Photo management in action
The Flickr Commons
Library of Congress on Flickr
Group photo pools
Quick comparisons Complet ely free Emphasizes social Includes image editor Good for patron work Can upload video Flickr XXX Picasa XX Photobucket X Photoshop Express XX Facebook XXX
Why do this, anyway?
My contact info Laura Solomon Facebook: Blog: What Does This Mean to Me, Laura?