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Micky Lina Zampichelli ELFADA project.  Introduction to PhotoFiltre  Download and install PhotoFiltre  Menus and Toolbars  How to resize a picture.

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1 Micky Lina Zampichelli ELFADA project

2  Introduction to PhotoFiltre  Download and install PhotoFiltre  Menus and Toolbars  How to resize a picture  Use PhotoFiltre to edit one of your own photos  Post about the process on your blog, with your edited image.

3  Have you ever edited pictures?  If yes, what program have you used?

4 resize crop brightness contrast filter greyscale add text frame

5  PhotoFiltre is a free image editor.  Installation is simple and quick.  It is easy to use.  Menus and toolbars give you easy access to many functions.

6  Go to website

7  Another window opens.  Click on Free Download.  Follow instructions.

8  This is what you see when you open the program.  You will have an open desktop on which to begin.  Click on new.  The icons along the top and side make features easily accessible.

9  Hover your mouse over the menus/main tabs. A list of commands will appear.

10  Use your mouse to hover over the icon. The description of the tool will be displayed. Top bar Bottom bar

11 Sidebar

12  Open the image you want to resize using File – Open or click on the Open icon on the toolbar  and look for it in the directory where you have saved the picture.

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14  Resizing an image is one of the most common procedures we do with pictures.  Typically a photo will be 1-2 or even 3Mb. Sending several of these in an would be too big for the receiver to download.  And a picture this size is not suitable for a webpage/blog as it would take some time for the webpage to load.

15  Go to Image menu – Image size.  The dialogue box gives you the original size in pixels.  Make sure Preserve aspect ratio is ticked, so when you reduce the size the picture will not deform.

16  Enter a value in width, for example 400, and see how the other values change automatically.  Click OK. See how its size has decreased.

17  Look at the picture and decide if you are satisfied with the size.  You can undo unwanted change - use the undo arrow or go to Edit menu.  Save the image. Once you have resized your picture, use the Save As to save the new file rather than using Save, which will overwrite your original file.  You can save as type ‘png’ or ‘jpeg’

18  Write your post and click on where you would like your image to appear.  Click on Upload/Insert - Add Media.  Browse for the image you want to add to your post.  Upload image  The image is now stored in Gallery.

19  Choose the Alignment and Size you want.  Insert into post.

20  Save Draft and Preview.  To make changes click on the image.  Two icons appear.  Click on Edit Image to reduce the size of the image or to change alignment.

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22  Use PhotoFiltre to resize one of your own photos, or find a photo on the internet. (Remember copyright and Creative Commons)  Post about the process on your blog, with your edited image.

23  Choose another editing option/function  Find a suitable image to edit  Edit your image  Post a blog about your editing process and a before and after image.  Remember to resize images before embedding into your blog.

24 Simple frame Slide frame Puzzle Black & white Original Cropped

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26 A. Very good and interesting B. I learnt something new C. It was ok D. Not very good E. Boring and uninteresting


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