Notes22 - Honors 208W Fall 2011 Organizing Photographs:...

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Unformatted text preview: Honors 208W Fall 2011 Organizing Photographs: History, Techniques, and Technology A collection solution?- http://www.mdsupport.org/images/shoebox.jpg Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) hy do people keep photo collections? The following are some common reasons why people take photos and create collections. Note that they are not mutually exclusive bullets: To allow others to experience things that you have. To tell stories. To remember events. Don't believe his lies. He is the one. Kill him. To be creative. To create a moment. ..taking a picture is a really good excuse to stick your head in a dolphin shaped trash can Others? Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) ill your collection survive? A serious concern with digital photography, or film photographs transferred to digital storage is that of preservation. Have you ever looked at a photograph that was more than 15 years? Have you ever tried to access a floppy disk that was more than 15 years old? (I have, I couldnt.) Have you ever tried opening a document that was created on an older version of your software package and had it look different? This is a topic onto itself in many ways. We will address some of these concerns as we explore this topic. Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) abeling/Identifying Photographs Organizing collections really starts when you are taking the photos themselves, though you might not preserve this organization. Do you attach information to your pictures? Which of these is most important to you: Place taken? Date taken? Order taken? People in the image? Objects in the image? Placement of people and objects? The camera you used? The focal length, lens, aperture, shutter speed? Others? Which (if any) are generated automatically for you when you take/develop your picture? Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) rganizing physical collections (I) There are many ways to organize prints: Albums Cheap and simple or archival quality?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course HONR 208W taught by Professor Golub during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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Notes22 - Honors 208W Fall 2011 Organizing Photographs:...

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