Picture This- ATA in Flint
  1. Introductions
    1. What's your name?
    2. Where do you teach?
    3. What is your subject, grade, or interest?
    4. What's the best picture you've ever seen?
    5. What's the best picture you ever shot?
    6. What do you want to get out of these two days?
    7. Introduce your camera
      1. What do like to do with it?
      2. Do you use it at home, school or both places?
      3. What is your favorite thing to shoot?
      4. What do you do with your images?
        1. Do you make prints?
          1. At home on your own printer?
          2. At a local photo service like Kmart, Ritz or CVS?
          3. From an online photofinisher?
            1. Snapfish
            2. Kodak Gallery
            3. Shutterfly
            4. Mpix
            5. Many others
            6. Pro Houses
              1. White House Custom Color
        2. Do post to a blog?
        3. Do you make books?
        4. Do you email your pictures to friends and family?
        5. Do you post them to Internet sites like Flickr and Photobucket?
  2. Capture the images
    1. Scanners
      Put things to photograph on the scanner. Cover them with a dark cloth and you end up with a great digital image.
    2. Digital Cameras
      1. Exposure
      2. Memory cards
      3. Batteries
      4. Manuals
      5. Camera settings
  3. Work on the images
    1. Organize
      1. iPhoto
      2. Picasa
        A terrific image organizing tool free from Google
    2. Edit
      1. iPhoto
      2. Picasa
      3. Photoshop Elements
        Look for REMC pricing on this software.
        1. Layers
          1. Tutorial: The guy on the beach
          2. Collages
        2. Selections
          1. Magic Wand
        3. Effects
        4. Clone Stamp
          1. Remove the old boyfriend
          2. Adding a third eye
        5. Text
      4. Photoshop
      5. Paintshop Pro
    3. Publish
      1. Internet
      2. Prints
      3. Movies
      4. CD and DVD
  4. The Basics
    1. Pixels
      Pixel is short for "picture element." All digital images are made up of pixels.
    2. Bits and Bytes
      Bit stands for "Binary digIT" the smallest piece of computer information (a 1 or a 0).

      Byt e stands for "BinarY TErm" an number made up of 8 bits.
    3. Resolution
      1. Screen resolution
      2. Image resolution
        1. Dimensions
        2. Pixels Per Inch
      3. Camera resolution
        Here's a link to more than you ever wanted to know about camera resolution.
        1. Image Sensors
          1. Image sensor sizes
            Image sensors are usually measured by the number of photosites horizontally across the chip multiplied by the number of photosites vertically on the chip. The result isstated in megapixels.
          2. Type of sensor
            1. CMOS
            2. CCD
            3. Foveon
            4. Bayer sensor
    4. File Formats
      1. JPEG
        JPEG is the Joint Photogrpahic Experts Group, an organization created to set standards for digital imaging.
        The file extension is .jpg
      2. RAW
      3. TIFF
      4. Extensions
  5. Making Pictures
    1. Landscape\
    2. Portraits
      1. Individuals
      2. Groups
        1. To get two people inn focus: Focus on one person, keep the shutter button halfway down, recompose the picture, then shoot.
    3. Studio
    4. Stop Motion
      1. Clay animation
      2. High Speed Photography
      3. Harold Edgerton
        1. Milk Drop
        2. Apple and the bullet
    5. Sports
    6. News
    7. Lighting
      1. Studio lights
      2. Hardware store
      3. Reflectors
      4. Backgrounds
    8. Good advice from Kodak
      1. Top 10 Tips for Great Pictures
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