Scheme of works for using a scanner, digital
camera and Photoshop Course spring 2004
Introduction to scanning images
Quick history of scanners
Mention hand held - including pen scanners -, drum and flat
bed - also pass through (such as fax machines) .
Mention different interfaces, different pass modes, speeds,
and extras such as slide / film negative functions, sheet feeders, expandable
"Resolution and bits". Interpolation
Uses. make a lst with the group of uses.
What is TWAIN
TWAIN is a widely-used program that lets you scan an image (using a
scanner) directly into the application (such as PhotoShop) where you
want to work with the image. Without TWAIN, you would have to close
an application that was open, open a special application to receive
the image, and then move the image to the application where you wanted
to work with it. The TWAIN driver runs between an application and the
scanner hardware. TWAIN usually comes as part of the software package
you get when you buy a scanner. It's also integrated into PhotoShop
and similar image manipulation programs.
The software was developed by a work group from major scanner manufacturers
and scanning software developers and is now an industry standard. In
several accounts, TWAIN was an acronym developed playfully from "technology
without an important name." However, the TWAIN Working Group says
that after the name chosen originally turned out to be already trademarked,
an 11th hour meeting of the group came up with TWAIN, deriving it from
the saying "Ne'er the twain shall meet," because the program
sits between the driver and the application. The name is not intended
to be an acronym.
Digital Camera section
Composition : Positioning of the horizon line - Angle And height.
Using the crop technique
Panoramic camera or special lens? No just a crop of the image below
The canvas size function in Photoshop allows you to make
more space around an image so you can insert images next to it.So for
example this technique can be used for panoramic images as you can see
The history tool - Don't forget it!!!
The Canvas Size and image size
Introduction to panorama pictures - using either the crop
feature or putting two or more pictures together
A quick introduction to Filters
Here's an example of the "motion blur" filter
Here's a picture after the Watercolour filter has been applied
End of lesson 8
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