Digital Photo Initial
After shooting the images-
bringing them into the computer
memory card from camera (faster than attaching camera to computer)
- Put memory card
in card reader (there is only one correct way- do not force) The computer
has a slot for SD cards - use an external reader for other card
- Memory card will
show up on your desktop. Make sure your card has a name (use your initials-
in case you lose your card it can be identified)
- Create a folder
for the assignment on the desktop, create a subfolder for "shoot"
- Copy and paste
the photos from this shoot on your card into the folder on the desktop.
- Open Adobe Bridge
- Find your folder
to look at thumbnail images of your folder.
- You can now remove
your card from the reader-
do not just take it from the reader... You have to "drag it
to the trash" or eject the card before removing.
- Rename all your
First select all images.
go to Tools/Batch Rename
Use only two lines of attribution -
(1)Line one - TEXT - Use F18M + underscore _last
name initials, abbreviate assignment (WU for warmup)
(2) Line two - Use current filename
- example for Paul
Pearce: F18_PP_wu_CIM00216 "cim00216" is the
filename from the camera, it is put in automatically for each file
- Keep all your original
images. Do not delete any images- we can learn from our mistakes.
- Open your folder
on the student share drive.
- Copy the assignment
folder from the desktop to your sharedrive folder (now you have 2 copies
- one is your backup on the desktop)
- Rate your images
using the star rating - 5= best 1= loser.
- Back up images
on your removable drive.
- Fill out the Self
Evaluation Form to report your sucess and problems