Before you can work with your photos in iPhoto, you must first import them as follows: Connect your digital camera to your Mac using a USB cable. Turn the camera on and set it to the correct mode for playback (this will vary by model). iPhoto will automatically open in Import mode. You will see […]

Below are some easy to apply tips for improving the quality of your pictures: Fill the frame: Zoom in or move in close so that your subject fills most of the frame in your viewfinder. This will result in an image that not only feels more intimate but also has fewer distractions in the background […]

Most digital camera vendors advertise the combined (digital and optical) zoom of a particular model, often touting a maximum zoom of 10-12 X. This is a marketing gimmick that is used to make their models sound more impressive. In reality, you should really worry about the optical zoom capabilities of your camera, which is usually […]

Most digital cameras sold today support a resolution of 5 megapixels (million pixels) or higher. A 5 megapixel camera will allow you to print a 5 X 7 or 8 X 10 image of good quality. If you want to print larger photos, you will need a camera with 6 megapixels or higher. However, if […]

There are many different ways to obtain images you can use in your projects. Digital camera: one of the easiest ways to get pictures of your students is to take snapshots using a digital camera. You can then connect the camera directly to your computer using a USB cable, or you can remove the memory […]

After you taken pictures of your students with your digital camera, you’ll want to copy the pictures from your camera to your computer so you can print them, share them with your students, and back them up for safe keeping. Once your pictures are on your computer, you can erase them from your camera, freeing […]

To import photos into Picasa, first connect your digital camera using a USB cable (or connect your camera to its cradle). You can also use a card reader to import photos from the memory card used by your camera. The memory card will be displayed as a drive in Picasa. Once you have connected your […]

Below are some easy to apply tips for improving the quality of your pictures: Fill the frame: Zoom in or move in close so that your subject fills most of the frame in your viewfinder. This will result in an image that not only feels more intimate but also has fewer distractions in the background […]

Most digital cameras sold today support a resolution of 5 megapixels (million pixels) or higher. A 5 megapixel camera will allow you to print a 5 X 7 or 8 X 10 image of good quality. If you want to print larger photos, you will need a camera with 6 megapixels or higher. However, if […]

After you have taken pictures of your students with your digital camera, you’ll want to copy the pictures from your camera to your computer so you can print them, share them with your students, and back them up for safe keeping. Once your pictures are on your computer, you can erase them from your camera, […]

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