Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tips For Picture Editing Software

Excellent Tips For Picture Editing Software

3 Best Tips I Can Give You For Organizing The Pictures Using Powerful Picture Editing Software When it comes to how that should organize your archive pictures, you will not receive a valid universally response.Here I will show how you can quickly and efficiently manage your picture collection using some very popular picture editing software.
Find out how to optimally use these best picture editing software.

1.Use metadata and processed in block for rename.
 You can create meaningful file names automatically close when you access information from metadata.Date and time of immortalization  are already contained in EXIF field. Perhaps you associated appropriate keywords to the images in IPTC fields.
Now, you will need to rename the function block.
Specialized programs such as ACDSee, Lightroom or IDimager, there is a special dialog window where you can create new names for files using all sorts of special characters, such as date, any IPTC fields and other information.
Here’s how it looks in ACDSee Pro (with Insert Metadata): mev#####. Diesel hold the place for consecutive numbering , meaning the number of sequences.

2.Create clear list of keywords.

Lists of words are becoming quickly long and difficult to manage, especially when traveling. Thus, you must choose the good “days’ work and you should edit the list regularly.
In principle, the general terms simplify all searches. If the database you are using provides a function like “manage synonyms, as Lightroom does you will find yourself in a more convenient position.
3.Granting a score to change the database.
The databases generally provide data on the star system, from one to maximum five.
My Tip: Sort pictures from the old database according to the score. This will make their selection more simple: start with those that have the maximum score. Then, using the process to(in) block, enter the score “very good” as text on IPTC field “Keywords”.

Follow this procedure for all other scores.
Repeat the procedure in setting up new databases, but backwords: use IPTC field describing the score as a filter, select the images and give them appropriate score, or using the number keys from 1 to 5 for Lightroom. You can do the same in ACDSee Pro using the [Ctrl] + [number key].
These are some few of the available picture editing software. As a photographer, you can always play with your picture. Practice and research more on the picture editing software that you think would work best.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

share photos online for free

Free Online Photo Hosting Websites
     As it is always said, a photo speaks louder than words, thus photos are useful in communication,making Photo Slideshow.
There is a very good alternative to emailing photos; they are called  free online photo hosting websites. People love to share photos.  However, photos take up a tremendous amount of space and can really  slow down your email, not to mention take up a tremendous amount of  space in someone’s inbox.
On a free online photo hosting website you open an account and load  your photos directly to that site. You can then invite family and  friends to visit your site, check out your photos and even comment on  them!
With the holiday season fast approaching, it is time to grab the  digital camera and start taking photos. You can go and make changes or improvements using one  of these freephoto hosting websites,and turn your photos into photo DVD .

     One of the largest photo and video sharing sites, WebShots has more  than 400 million photos to check out and is a great hosting site for  your own photos.
They have free and premium memberships that offer lots of storage,  ensuring that you will never fun out of space. You can share videos,  photos and slideshow on both WebShots and on your personal website. You  can even order prints of your photos and create custom photo gifts.

    The self proclaimed most popular creative hub on the web, PhotoBucket  links billions of personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos to  many of the most popular websites and social networking sites such as  MySpace, Bebo, Friendster, Craigslist and Blogger.
    However, the free online photo hosting website is not the only method  that members can share their photos. They can also share their digital  media via email, IM and even mobile devices.
Membership is free and it is a great place to share you latest shots of your new purple Mohawk or your adorable new baby.
The following photo hosting websites are some of the more popular sites on the net.

    FaceBook is a social network of people who have photo pages. You can  find new friends through the search or you can link to your own friends  and family while uploading an unlimited number of photos, share links  and videos.
Anyone with a valid email address can join FaceBook. If you register  with your school or work email, you can connect to co workers or  classmates. When you have registered you can find a regional network to  join and then you can connect to people in your area.

    Yahoo! And AOL photo albums are free online photo hosting websites and are very effective for sharing your photos.
You can save, send and share your photos through these sites.  There is no fee attached, the services are both free.

    Flickr is a fun site where members can keep a blog of memories that  they have captured on their cell phone camera, or maybe they just want  to post their best photos so that they can show off their talents and  perhaps earn the title web celebrity.
Of course, they can post their photos to share with family and friends.  Flickr is a free online photo hosting website, but it also helps  members get photos to the people who matter to them. Members can  organize their photos, share and keep in touch with others.
    The free membership on this site offers you a lot of options, particularly if you have a lot of photos to store and share.

Best Free Photo Editing Software

Best Free Photo Editing Software

With the holiday season fast approaching, it is time to grab the digital camera and start taking photos. Even if you don’t always get the perfect shot, you can go and make changes or improvements using one of  photo slideshow software ,and turn your photos into photo DVD .

Picasa – Google’s Photo Editor and Also A Online Sharing Version
If you want to both edit and share your photos online, Google has an online application called Picasa that can do both. One of Google’s new applications created in recent years, Picasa has many features and is very easy to learn and use. You can edit your pictures, then organize them into web albums and share them with friends and family online with Picasa Web Albums application. It also gives you a great way to safeguard important photos just in case your home computer loses your original copies. You can also order prints and even elements with printed pictures for gifts.

Ifranview – Best known for viewing but also has photo editing capabilities.
Extremely easy to learn and use for basic photo editing like cropping, color adjustments, special effects, and file formats. It was first published in 1995 and if you just want to crop and rotate, change the file type, or adjust the color balance of a picture, this is a good tool. Extremely simple but and easy to learn than more complicated image editors. It is small, fast on any computer, and also has a great slide viewer too.

Photoscape – Extensive capabilities and small learning curve
If you need pixel editing features and other advanced editing tasks, Photoscape is a great choice. With tons of different features and also quick to learn. Photoscape has different modules for various editing tasks that include a viewer, editor, batch processor, converter, print layout tool, screen capture, combining photos and even a search function using face recognition. This is an excellent free photo editor for children and beginners.

All the above free photo editing software has the basics and can provide the novice with a free solution for digital photo editing. You can find their website by searching by name in Google (too many links to put in the article). All the software has great support and it is fairly easy to find answers to questions online. Some offer tutorials, some did not even need tutorials since they are so easy to learn and use.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Create Simple DVD Template Photoshop

I have Premiere Elements 7, as well as Photoshop CS3. What I want is a very simple DVD as  a presentation.I want to be able to click on each clip as it is needed without the less elegant minimizing of a player window, clicking in a Windows directory window, locating the correct clip, double-clicking, and starting up again. I have carefully marked each clip with a "main menu marker" since there is no reason to select "scenes"--this is not something that would ever be played like a movie; rather the clips would be used, usually in order, to accompany a talk. For that matter, a text menu would be ideal.

I tried to modify the "Generic Text" template from this site, using Photoshop CS3, but have no idea how to link the names of the clips to the actual desired action. Is there documentation online somewhere? Here? Is this something that can be put together quickly or would I be better off abandoning PE7 and purchasing DVD Architect, instead. (It's not so much that adding another program is expensive, but it's one more bit of software to maintain from one more source, that will be used infrequently--potentially years between uses--and one more risk element as a small staff tries to respond to the needs of our presenters. Etc., etc., etc..... I'd much rather be pointing people, starting with myself, to tools that are used more frequently--in our case, PE and PS.

Ideas? Advice? Pointers?

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Make Photo Slideshow for iPhone

Make Photo Slideshow for iPhone

This iPhone tutorial will contain following two parts: one for how to view slideshow on iPhone, and the other teaches you how to make a photo slideshow to watch on iPhone.

Part 1: How to View Slideshow on iPhone

Follow these instructions to view slideshow on iPhone photo album.
  • Step 1: Make sure you have photos on your iPhone and there is at least one photo album. Usually there is the default one called "Camera" album.
  • Step 2: Enter the photo application by clicking the "Photo" icon on the home page.
  • Step 3: Enter any iPhone photo album you wish to view as a slideshow.
  • Step 4: Hit the triangle "Play" icon at the bottom of the screen. And you can now enjoy the album slideshow of high quality iPhone photos.

Part 2: How to Make Slideshow and Watch on iPhone

How to convert photos to slideshow with music and then upload on iPhone? I have converted photos to iPhone video a few days ago and now I shared the step by step tutorial here for your reference.
Here is what you may need to make photo video for iPhone
  • 1. Some digital photos and background music (optional);
  • 2. A photo to video converter which can burn digital photos to MP4 format video;

Easy Steps to Make Slideshow for iPhone:

I made my iPhone video with Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder, which is an easy to use photo slideshow software and can burn various video formats including MP4. You can download Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder here to begin your iPhone slideshow production.
Step 1: Install iPhone slideshow maker and import media.
Step 2: Add photo styles for iPhone slideshow.
Step 3: Personalize your iPhone slideshow.
Step 4: Preview and create slideshow for iPhone.

Upload Slideshow Video to iPhone

Here is the detailed tutorial to upload slideshow video to iPhone:
Step 1: Install iTunes. If you don't have it, download from here:
Step 2: Run iTunes and create a playlist (click file -> create list). Then drag your iTunes slideshow video to this playlist
Step 3: Sync iPhone slideshow video to iTunes by clicking the Apply button at the bottom right corner.
Note: Make sure your music video didn't exceed the limits of iPhone video as follow:
1. H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
2. H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
3. MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats