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Sharing Digital Photos For Dummies, Pocket Edition

Sharing Digital Photos For Dummies, Pocket Edition

Julie Adair King, Mark Justice Hinton, Barbara Obermeier

ISBN: 978-1-118-03786-7

Dec 2010

144 pages

Select type: E-Book



Share your favorite digital photos with family and friends

Do you have a collection of great vacation shots just waiting to impress your friends? Or critical photos you must get to yourbusiness associates? This book shows you all the differentoptions for sharing your photos with a few or a lot of people — quickly, easily, and even for free!

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for e-mailing photos
  • Insights on posting to photo-sharing sites and blogs

  • Steps for getting the best results from a scanner

  • How to create a photo slide show or video

  • Digital picture frame advice


What's in This Book?

Conventions Used in This Book.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: Sending, Posting, and Copying Photos to Disk.

Preparing to Share Photos.

Choosing a photo organizer program.

Transferring photos from your camera to your computer.

Copying photos from a memory card to your computer.

Adding descriptions to your photos.

Adding tags to your photos.

Sending Photos by E-Mail.

Inserting a photo into an e-mail.

Attaching a photo file to an e-mail.

Posting Photos Online.

Uploading to a photo-sharing site.

Adding photos to a blog.

Following basic Web rules.

JPEG: The photographer's friend.

Sharing Photos on Removable Media.

Copying photos to a disk or drive as data.

Burning photos as a slide show.

Creating a photo video.

Chapter 2: Printing and Scanning Your Photos.

Printing from a Lab.

Buying a Photo Printer.

Inkjet printers.

Laser printers.

Dye-sub (thermal dye) printers.

More printer-shopping tips.

Choosing Photo Paper.

Setting Print Size and Resolution.

Sending Your Image to the Printer.

Getting better results from your printer.

Comparing your monitor to your prints.

Seeing Things in Black and White.

Publishing Your Own Coffee Table Book.

Scanning Prints.

Chapter 3: Enjoying Digital Picture Frames.

Selecting a Digital Picture Frame.

Setting Up Your Picture Frame.

Displaying Photos from Your

Camera's Memory Card.

Changing Frame Settings.

Editing Photos for Frames.

Copying Photos from Your Computer.

Chapter 4: Ten Benefits of Using Flickr.

Setting Up an Account Is Easy.

Uploading Photos Is a Breeze.

Several Layouts to Choose From.

Tag Your Photos.

Organize Sets and Collections.

Share Your Photos on Flickr.

Keep Up with Recent Activity on Flickr.

Edit Your Photos in a Flash.

Explore the World of Flickr.

Go Beyond the Basics.

Chapter 5: Ten Projects for Home and Office.

Create a Photo Business Card.

Add Pictures to a Text Document.

Turn a Portrait into a Coloring Book Page.

Shoot and Stitch a Panoramic Image.

Change the Color of an Object.

Create a Web Photo Gallery.

Create a Slide-Show Screen Saver.

Putting together a screen saver in Windows 7.

Creating a photo screen saver on a Mac.

Blur Your Way to an Abstract Image.

Print a Contact Sheet.

Creating One-of-a-Kind Photo Gifts.