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Family Photography: Taking and Sharing Great Photographs

Family Photography: Taking and Sharing Great Photographs

with Dane Howard

Video: Welcome

Everyone has stories to tell and today's media offer rich new ways to capture and share them visually. Megapixels and memory cards capture the moments - but you create the narratives. In Family Photography: Taking and Sharing Great Photographs, you'll learn to craft great stories - and lasting memories - from the images you shoot and share with your digital camera. Discover simple ways to organize photos into a 'living library', find themes in your imagery, and build a compelling narrative. The author, a professional designer and devoted dad, expertly guides you through the easy, effective techniques and tools for exploiting all the vibrancy and immediacy of digital photography - extending the fun and the future of your memories.

Click here to see the Making of
Sharing Digital Photographs
by Dane Howard

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  1. 20s
    1. Welcome
      20s
  2. 57m 36s
    1. Intro
      2m 59s
    2. Dane's First Story
      3m 28s
    3. Getting Started
      2m 33s
    4. Writing a Mission Statement
      3m 37s
    5. Asking the Right Questions
      4m 22s
    6. Finding Your Audience
      2m 11s
    7. Working Quickly on Your Story
      3m 52s
    8. Choosing a Context
      9m 34s
    9. Author When You Browse
      1m 56s
    10. Begin Now
      1m 53s
    11. Defining a Documentary Style
      10m 18s
    12. Documenting the Events Around You
      10m 53s
  3. 57m 49s
    1. Intro
      4m 20s
    2. Disposable Shooting
      14m 52s
    3. Choosing a Location
      8m 8s
    4. Adjusting Camera Settings
      6m 41s
    5. Working Quickly While Shooting
      10m 35s
    6. Scale and Contrast
      13m 13s
  4. 15m 18s
    1. Using Light Effectively
      8m 23s
    2. Taking Great Portraits
      6m 55s
  5. 16m 17s
    1. Creating Effective Compositions
      10m 34s
    2. Effective Cropping
      5m 43s
  6. 52m 37s
    1. Building Your Library
      9m 3s
    2. Creating Narrative Structures
      5m 6s
    3. Intro to Organizing
      3m 58s
    4. Organizing with Digital Image Library
      7m 7s
    5. Keywording with Digital Image Library
      5m 2s
    6. Organizing with Photoshop Album
      8m 30s
    7. Organizing and Keywording with Photoshop Elements 3
      4m 51s
    8. Organizing and Keywording with Picasa 2
      4m 17s
    9. Preserving Memories
      4m 43s
  7. 58m 0s
    1. Intro
      4m 17s
    2. Adjusting Levels
      3m 14s
    3. Balancing Color
      3m 31s
    4. Cropping
      3m 26s
    5. Sharpening
      2m 8s
    6. Selective Focus in Photoshop CS2
      9m 11s
    7. Selective Focus in Picasa 2
      3m 33s
    8. Black and White in Photoshop CS2
      5m 36s
    9. Selective Black and White with Picasa 2
      1m 14s
    10. Soft Layering
      9m 53s
    11. Batch Resizing with Image Resizer
      2m 44s
    12. Deconstructing Droplets in ImageReady CS2
      3m 54s
    13. Creating Droplets in ImageReady CS2
      4m 14s
    14. Summary
      1m 5s
  8. 53m 34s
    1. Intro
      9m 31s
    2. Convenient Prints
      7m 37s
    3. Professional Prints
      3m 25s
    4. Photo Books
      6m 12s
    5. Author When You Browse
      9m 57s
    6. Dynamic Media with PhotonShow
      9m 46s
    7. Dynamic Media with Photo Story 3
      7m 6s
  9. 14s
    1. Goodbye
      14s

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Family Photography: Taking and Sharing Great Photographs
5h 11m Appropriate for all Jul 15, 2005

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Everyone has stories to tell and today's media offer rich new ways to capture and share them visually. Megapixels and memory cards capture the moments - but you create the narratives. In Family Photography: Taking and Sharing Great Photographs, you'll learn to craft great stories - and lasting memories - from the images you shoot and share with your digital camera. Discover simple ways to organize photos into a 'living library', find themes in your imagery, and build a compelling narrative. The author, a professional designer and devoted dad, expertly guides you through the easy, effective techniques and tools for exploiting all the vibrancy and immediacy of digital photography - extending the fun and the future of your memories.

Click here to see the Making of
Sharing Digital Photographs
by Dane Howard

Topics include:
  • Getting started: creating a roadmap Finding your audience Freeing yourself from the viewfinder Capturing the impact of big and small moments Key principles in developing great narratives Making editing easy Using automation to save time and headaches Extending the reach of your memories Documenting the events around you Taking more effective photographs Effective lighting Organizing your photos in libraries Enhancing your photos
Subjects:
Photography Sharing Photos
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Dane Howard

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