Material Detail

Digital Imaging: Acquiring, Enhancing, & Using Digital Images

Digital Imaging: Acquiring, Enhancing, & Using Digital Images

Handouts and step-by-step lab activities for a short course in digital photography. Selecting a digital camera. Using Windows to download pictures from a digital camera, organize photo files, print your pictures, send pictures via email, copy pictures to CD-R. Using a scanner to scan prints. Installing and using Picasa 2. Installing Paint Shop Pro Studio at home. Rotating, cropping, sharpening, adjusting brightness and contrast, setting exact photo size for print-outs, color correction, recovering faded and dark photos, "one-step photo fix". Using Studio to repair old and damaged photos; redeye removal; printing several pictures on one page; selective adjustment to portions of a photo. Adding text labels and captions to photos; importing images into other computer programs; making a photo collage; artistic and creative effects. Free Web-based photo album sites. Introduce Shutterfly on line (uploading your pictures to a website for free so that others can view them). Using layers: how to cut out a portion of one photo to paste into another photo. Making slideshows of still images. Making video slide shows to show on TV with a DVD player. Introduce creative projects to do (newsletter, greeting card, etc.); HP website projects.


  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections (21) Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.