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Advanced Cameras. The Community Center design. Required by understudies for this course: Your ... Advanced what is the computerized zoom rating of your camera lens? ...
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Gold Country Computer Learning Center GCCLC Digital Camera Class 1 Revised, July 2009

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Lesson slides Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4

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Lesson 1 Introduction to Digital Cameras The Community Center design Needed by understudies for this course: Your camera with batteries and memory card Batteries charged Manual for the camera Student guide for this course USB Cable association camera to PC (select)

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Lesson One Finding data about your camera What sort of batteries are utilized as a part of your camera What sort and size of memory in your camera Basic camera modes Optical and advanced zoom in your camera Transferring Images to PC

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Camera Basics Camera Basics Data chips – not film Various sorts Reusable Learn fundamental capacities More charming use Practice between lessons

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My Camera Exercise 1-1 Begin recording camera data Enter as you finish different activities

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Types Alkaline Lithium Nickel Cadmium NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride) Li-particle (Lithium Ion) External battery packs Exercise 1-2 Remove the battery(ies) from your camera. It is safe to say that they are rechargeable or standard? Record the data in the graph found in Exercise 1-1. Supplant the battery(ies). Camera Standard Features Batteries

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Exercise 1-3 Turn off camera Open the memory entryway Remove the memory Record the kind of memory Types of memory Compact glimmer SD Memory xD Picture Cards Memory Stick Smart media Microdrive Camera Standard Features Camera Memory 1

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Camera Standard Features Camera Memory 2 what number memory cards and what size? Memory card costs (starting 7/2009) SanDisk 2GB Ultra II CompactFlash Card $7 SanDisk 2GB SD Memory Card $3 SanDisk 4GB SDHC Memory Card $9 SanDisk 1GB xD Memory Card $16 SanDisk 2GB xD Memory Card $25 SanDisk 4GB Memory Stick Pro Duo $18 SanDisk 8GB Memory Stick Pro Duo $32 SanDisk 4GB microSD Memory Card $13

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Number of Photos per camera memory and pixel limit of the camera-for most astounding determination & slightest pressure Camera Standard Features Camera Memory 3 Source: Olympus MP = uber pixel

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Camera Modes What is a "mode"? Picture taking modes = settings Pre-customized camera settings Simplifies picture taking Includes some of these settings: Shutter speed How long the shade stays open Shutter opening How much light is let in through the perspective what number pixels of the shot will be spared to memory

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Camera Modes Exercise 1-4 Look nearly at your camera – get out your manual Some modes Auto Landscape Action Close-up (large scale) Video Night Portrait

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Cameras Lenses Zoom – every single advanced camera - standard Zoom sorts Optical – what is the amplification of yours? lens moves in and out genuine telephoto Digital – Causes loss of value! Utilize circumspectly lens doesn\'t move camera amplifies existing optical picture SLR – single lens reflex Removable lenses

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Taking a Few Test Photos Exercise 1-5 (pg11) Two-stage shooting Press mostly down (why?) Then press whatever is left of the route Turn on your camera Take a "head" picture of somebody in the classroom Take a photo of something over the classroom Turn your camera off

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Transfer the Photos Exercise 1-6 (page 12) Turn off your camera Insert information chip into the PC (or use USB link & take after camera directions) Select first choice in window Select photographs to download Enter your name for the "gathering"

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Transfer the Photos Exercise 1-6 (page 15-cont.) After photographs are replicated Click Next Click Finish If enough time – teacher will demonstrate to see the photographs Remove your information chip (or legitimately disengage USB link) Turn off the PC Note: See the option strategy in the understudy manual (page 12) if the wizard does not show up

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Homework for Lesson 1 Get prepared for Lesson 2 During the week Review your camera manual so you are acquainted with each of the capacities/modes examined in class Practice taking some photos Practice duplicating photographs to your PC

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Lesson 2 Using the Camera Student requirements for this lesson Your camera with charged batteries and information chip Manual for the camera Student guide for this course This lesson Finding more data about your camera Image quality settings Optical (and advanced) zoom in your camera What are the zoom appraisals of your camera? Streak methods of your camera Picture taking activities

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Review of Basic Camera Functions and Controls On/Off – Button or sliding lens spread Batteries Memory Modes – Auto, (Semi-Manual, and Manual), scene, activity, close-up, video, night, representation Lenses – Optical (and Digital) zoom

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Image Quality Settings (1/2) Image quality settings influence the nature of the photo and the quantity of pictures your information chip will hold Higher the quality – the less number of pictures Example (Cannon 128 MB card)

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Image Quality Settings (2/2) Examples Canon Olympus

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Optical and Digital Zoom Background about Zoom Advantages Changes picture from wide-edge to quit for the day Brings a far picture nearer Zoom – every computerized camera - standard Zoom sorts Optical – what is the amplification of your camera lens? Lens moves in and out (W and T) True telephoto Compare computerized camera lenses by the optical zoom rating Digital – what is the advanced zoom rating of your camera lens? Lens doesn\'t move Camera amplifies the current optical picture Crops the current optical picture – and amplifies Best to cripple advanced zoom in your camera unless your are certain of results

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Zoom Lens Effects Wide Angle "Objects in mirror are nearer than they show up" Distorts close protests bigger than reality Deep point of view Zoom Distorts far off items bigger than reality Shallow viewpoint

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Portraits are generally best taken zoomed out to keep close components from seeming fatter But test for impact! Zoom Lens Effects Wide Angle Zoom

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More Zoom Wide Angle – 0.5x Normal – 1x Zoom – 3x Zoom – 8x

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Digital Zoom – Grainy Result

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Lens Resolution in Digital Cameras Resolution = pixels caught when bringing the photo Associated with document size Associated with picture quality 2 MP versus 3 MP in measure of information caught A 3 MP camera with a 10x optical zoom – records most extreme of 3 MP of information

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Resolution = Picture Quality = size of the printed picture The bigger is the document estimate, the bigger can be the printed picture The quantity of pixels matters High quality requires more Pixels

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Resolution Examples Low Resolution High Resolution

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Flash Exercise 2-1 (p 23) What streak highlights does your camera have? Streak Modes Check beneath your camera highlights Auto [ ] Flash On, Fill Flash, or [ ] Forced Flash OFF [ ] Red-eye reduction [ ]

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Picture Taking – 10 minutes Exercise 2-2 (p 24) ( Zoom – 2 pictures – streak off ) Find an inaccessible item in the classroom up against the divider - like the entryway and bring pictures with no zoom and after that most extreme optical zoom of your camera. ( Zoom – 1 pictures – streak off ) This time take a photo of somebody or an item that is in the forefront utilizing optical zoom– like possibly 5 feet before a divider, entryway or shelf. ( Flash – 2 pictures – "Off and Auto streak" ) Find an article that is somewhat shaded or in a shadow like in the front of the classroom with the front lights off, or open one of the storage rooms. Bring a photo with blaze off. At that point turn streak on Automatic and take the same picture. ( Flash – 2 pictures ) Find a man who is marginally in the shade or shadow Take a head picture with Auto streak Take one picture with "red eye" streak turned on. ( Flash – 2 pictures ) With blaze OFF, take a head picture of somebody who is all around lit up then bring the same picture with a glimmer (fill streak) turned on. This will demonstrate the "wash out" impacts that a blaze will have.

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Reviewing Your Photos utilizing your camera Exercise 2-3 (p 25) Review photographs utilizing the playback highlight Delete photographs that don\'t live up to your desires To do this, utilization your direction manual for the camera Generally you utilize the Viewing, or Browsing, highlight of the camera to see the photograph on the LCD show Select the eradicate picture catch and affirm that you need it eradicated. Eradicate one picture at once View the following picture and perform the same strides. In the event that you would prefer not to eradicate the photo, then essentially select the following photograph on the camera.

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Transfer Photos to the PC Exercises 2-4 and 2-5 Start the PC Turn off the camera Remove the information chip – embed in PC Select "Duplicate pictures to an organizer" (p 26) Select photographs to download Enter the catalog name bunch = your name Next then Finish

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Removing Images from the Data Chip (p 30) Data chip resembles a hard drive File and Folder Tasks Move – takes from chip to PC Copy – adds a duplicate to PC Delete – erases from chip

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End of Lesson 2 Remove information chip from PC Place information chip back in camera Turn off the PC Homework for Lesson 3 Review optical and advanced zoom What is your camera\'s glimmer range in feet? Work on taking pictures then expelling photographs from the information chip When chip is in the camera When chip is in the PC

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Lesson 3 Composition and E-mailing Student requirements for this lesson Your camera with charged batteries and information chip Manual for the camera Student guide for this course This Lesson: Composing your photos Composition tips E-mailing your photos

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Review from Lesson 2 What is the contrast amongst optical and advanced zoom? Did you have enough time to chip away at blaze? Any inquiries? Contrast between Auto, Fill or manual blaze, and flas

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