A presentation by Rebecca Scarborough for Birmingham Public Library's (Alabama)Tech Tuesday series.
1.Where are my photos?
Online Options for Storing, Organizing Editing and Sharing Your Photos
Presented byRebecca Scarborough Birmingham Public Library (Alabama) November 2007
2. Digital Photography Challenges
Learning how to use the equipment
Organizing, preserving and sharing
3. Determine Your Needs
Do you want to:
Archive and preserve your digital photographs?
Edit your photos?
Share your photos?
Organize your photos?
Purchase specialized products?
4. Evaluating Online Services
How much does it cost?
How much storage is allowed?
How are photos uploaded?
How are photos organized?
Does the website offer photo editing capability?
Can you order prints?
Can you share your photos with other people?
Does the service protect your privacy?
What other products are offered?
5. COST Most online services provide basic accounts for free and offer additional features for a fee; look for limitations. 6. STORAGEHow much for free? Expandable?Permanent? 7. How are photos uploaded?
Directly from your camera, computer, or storage device (memory card, CD)
Through software offered by the online service
8. Organizing photos
Groups (subject, dates, etc.)
9. EDITING Not all online services allow you to edit your photos (crop, remove redeye, compress, etc.) 10. SHARING Most sites allow you to share with anyone you choose.or no one. 11. 12. PRIVACY Read the fine print- Protect your photos and contact information for those you invite to view your photos. 13. PRODUCTS Mugs, greeting cards, invitations, calendars, ornaments 14. 15. ORDERING PRINTS How much? How long does it take? How are they delivered? 16. REMEMBER! 17.