Digital Photo Basics - When the Camera Meets the Computer
Two 2½ hour sessions
Tuesdays, February 7 and 14, 2012
1:00 - 3:30 pm
This is hands-on type class. For this class, it is recommended that you own a digital camera or borrow one. Students should bring the camera, the camera's instruction book, and a fully-charged battery to this class. Your computer skills should be beyond basic in order for you to learn how to download your photos, make a file folder, and save. Click and drag, and basic Windows operating skills will be used.
This is a beginner's class in learning to work with digital photos on a computer. Students will learn how to download photos to a computer, email photos, and how to archive photos to a CD.
Students will also learn how to organize photos on a computer, send and receive photos in emails, and quickly fix-up photos. Photos on the computer will be edited using basic editing functions, using generally-available free software.
- Steps to download to computer
- Hands on
- Download with card reader
- File organization
- Resize pictures for emailing
- Archive pictures to CD
- Review the organization and where to find your photos after downloading from the computer
- Resize and understand resolution so that you can send photos by email
- Understand how to print a photo and or make a contact sheet for the photos on the disk you burned in the first class.
- Begin basic editing, cropping, straightening, one step fix-ups