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Digital Imaging

Page history last edited by Karen C Seddon 11 years, 3 months ago
 
 
 
Empowering teacher leaders to enhance the curriculum with technology integration and collaboration in Polk & Osceola
 
Digital Imaging
 
There are many programs teachers can used for working with their pictures from Adobe Photoshop to all those programs that come with your printers, scanners and cameras. The Florida Digital Educators recognize that a common language of digital imaging will be very helpful statewide that affords teachers in all districts FREE digital imaging capability. We recommend Picasa for the Windows platform and iPhoto for the Macintosh platform.
 
Picasa - Is an amazing program with the tools for digital editing on a simple level. The favorite feature to date is the ability to create collages.
  • Locate and organize all the photos on your computer.
  • Edit and add effects to your photos with a few simple clicks.
  • Share your photos with others through email, prints, and on the web: it’s fast, easy and free.

Picasa resources from FCIT.

 

Adobe's new Photoshop Express

 

www.picnik.com

Digital image resources from FCIT.

http://etc.usf.edu/clipart

http://etc.usf.edu/maps

Florida Photos

Public Domain Photos 

Palm Beach County Free On-Line Instructional Resources

Other sites:

 

NASA's new site that combines all their digital assets for public use

Pics4Learning

Classroom Clip Art

Word Processing clip art

Wikimedia

http://www.edupic.net/

USA.gov images

Office Online images

http://www.morguefile.com/ - place were people share photos; usually no copyrights involved; you may have to email for permission

 

Wetpaint.com 

 

Flickr - Karen Seddon's sunrise collection

 

The Kidz Page - fun and free clipart you can use.

 

 

iPhoto. is a Mac only program that comes bundled on all new Macs. There are some amazing video tutorials on the Apple site to help you understand the depth of this great program.
 
iPhoto resource from FCIT.
 
Image size suggestions:
 
For the web 300 - 500 pixels
For printing Highest possible
For email 150 - 300 pixels
For a presentation - According to Steve Rindsberg, Microsoft MVP and co-creator of PPTools.
The Basic Rule is this: For images that fill the slide, the image size (in pixels) should be equal to the video screen's resolution. For example, if your screen resolution is set to 1024 × 768, that's the size you want your full-slide images to be. If the image occupies only half the width and half the height of the slide, it should be 1024/2 or 512 pixels wide, and 768/2 or 384 pixels high.
 
 
Digital Imaging
 

 

Comments (3)

Anonymous said

at 2:31 pm on Jul 24, 2007

Has anyone used Gimp? How do you like the program?

Anonymous said

at 2:53 pm on Jul 24, 2007

We have used it in the past and found there is a bigger learning curve than in other programs like it.

Anonymous said

at 11:12 am on Jul 25, 2007

What is Gimp?

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