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Title: Creative Things with Digital Photography


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  • Creative Things with Digital Photography

Created by Carol Morris Waukegan Public Library
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  • Film vs. Digital
  • Film camera inexpensive
  • Film developing costs
  • Quality of shots
  • Photo developing problems
  • Need scanner to transfer photos
  • Discarding bad photos

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  • Digital vs. Film
  • Equipment expensive
  • Need editing software
  • Immediate feedback
  • No film developing
  • Reuseable storage system

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  • Digital Camera Issues
  • Purpose and cost
  • Resolution and image size
  • Zoom capability
  • Memory / storage capacity
  • Retrieval of images
  • Battery capability
  • Editing software

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  • Digital Photo Ideas

Digital Photo
Digital photo sketch
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Bio Poems
  • James
  • Busy, grumpy, friendly and wonderful
  • Oldest brother of Rick, Bruce and Joe
  • Who feels crazy, scared and loved
  • Who gives friendship, help and
  • kindness
  • Who fears public speaking, heights and small
    places
  • Who likes steak, old music and
  • photography
  • Who dreams to read and write better, a nice home
  • and to see the world
  • Lives in XXXXX
  • XXXXX

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  • Digital Photos

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  • Photo Editing

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  • Photo Editing

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  • Digital
  • Information on the Internet

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  • www. ofoto.com

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  • www.photographytips.com

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  • www.photoworks.com

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  • www.shutterfly.com

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Internet Sources
  • www.adobe.com Source for Adobe's Photoshop (A
    fairly expensive software that allows you to
    manipulate photos, art work etc.) Photo Deluxe
    also available here. An inexpensive software that
    does some of the same things that Photoshop
    offer. Easy to use and maneuver
  • www.webshots.com A free program that lets you
    put a new photo on your desktop and screen saver
    every day.

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More Internet Sources
  • www.jasc.com/products/psp/ Try Photo
  • Shop Pro, photo editing software, for a brief
  • period of time.
  • www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives
  • /00-1/lesson0042.shtml Lesson to make a
  • digital quilt
  • http//pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/7Eucfcasio/
  • qvuses.htm 1001 uses for a digital camera

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One Last Internet Source
  • www.thirteen.org/edonline/adulted/
  • lessons/lesson20.html Picture This Photography
    in Adult Basic Education
  • (lesson plan)

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  • Things to do with a Digital Camera
  • Document students' progress for portfolios, etc.
  • Photo journal
  • Class yearbook/scrapbook
  • Calendar (Invent It or Avery's Photo Calendar
    Kit)
  • Pictorial alphabet book (Family Literacy)

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  • More Activities
  • Photograph new tutors. Put pictures in database
    or on tutor information sheets.
  • Photograph students. Put pictures in database or
    on student information sheets
  • Have the students photo document their
    neighborhoods and then write about them.

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Even More Activities
  • Use photo editing options and create picture
    watermarks for students' biographies.
  • Use photos to incorporate them into Power Point
    presentations, etc.

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More Activities
  • For math, take photos of angles, triangles,
    things that are parallel, perpendicular,
    circular, etc.
  • Take pictures to document "The Day in the Life of
    . . . . "
  • Photos for greeting cards, business cards, etc.

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  • More Activities
  • Photos to make T-shirt transfers. (Need special
    paper, software often comes with paper)
  • Photos for concepts/vocabulary taught in ESL
    classes.
  • Photos of staff (volunteers, etc.). Post on
    bulletin boards, etc.

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  • More Activities
  • Using photo editing, create "coloring book"
    (Family Literacy)
  • Using photo editing create "fun money" for reward
    coupons for Family Literacy activities

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More Activities
  • Photograph community landmarks. Students create a
    brochure about the community
  • Photograph objects that are the same color,
    shape, number or alphabet. (Family Literacy)

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  • More Activities
  • Create a set of cards naming such abstract
    concepts or emotions such as freedom, love, hate,
    honor, joy, etc. Have students select a card and
    take a photograph illustrating that concept.

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Even More Activities
  • Have students go on a photographic scavenger
    hunt, taking pictures of the objects they find
    rather than retrieving the objects themselves.

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  • More Activities
  • Take pictures related to whatever topic you're
    studying. Have students write about them.
    Pictures provide a good visual prompt for
    creative writing

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Finally, More Activities
  • Have students take pictures, exchange them and
    then have students write about the photos
  • Check out digital camera to students for the
    weekend
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