1. Go to the pcphotoreview website e crx.aspx

Identify which memory is used in your current camera or in a camera you are considering.

Comment on the different types of media and the media's advantages and disadvantages.


2. open the branches.raw file in the Standard Edit workspace.

watch the colored histogram, located at the top of the Camera RAW dialog box, as you change camera settings in the Preset box. The histogram is a visual representation of how colors are remapped in the image as the Preset settings change.

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Restore the image to its original settings

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3. Re-open parakeet.jpg in the Standard Edit workspace. Instead of saving a copy of the .jpg using Edit>Save As, save the file using Edit>Save for Web.

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See how large their original file is

Compare the image size to the size of the image in the second window.

Adjust the compression or file format using presets and view each of changes against the original image.

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Change the speed of the internet connection

Compare different load times for the image on different internet connections.

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5. Your art director has mentioned there is a problem with an image of a deer your company wants to use in a new brochure. However, your art director did not tell you the specific problem, just that the photo of the deer has something wrong with the ears. She has asked you to review the problem:

•  Open deer.jpg in the Standard Edit workspace.

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•  Open the Navigator palette and expand the it's palette

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•  Pull the Navigator Zoom slider to the far right and note the changes in the zoom boundary of the Navigator palette and the deer image in the Editor workspace.

•  Print Screen and note changes under the images

•  Pull the Zoom slider to the far left and note the changes in both the zoom boundary and the image.

•  Print Screen and note the changes under the images

•  Move the Zoom slider in the Navigator palette to right, + 200-210% zoom. The zoom boundary should be located over the middle of the preview pane in the Navigator palette.

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•  Relocate the zoom boundary in the Navigator palette by clicking inside the zoom boundary and dragging to an area over the right ear of the deer. Release the zoom boundary

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•  Move the zoom boundary to an area over the left ear of the deer in the Navigator palette, release the zoom boundary.

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•  Close file without saving.

•  Write a short note to your supervisor about your findings.


6. Your art director would like you to crop the deer photo for use on the cover of a new brochure. The image must t be 4 by 6 at 300 dpi to fit properly in the layout and to print correctly.

•  Open deer.jpg in the Standard Edit workspace.

•  Go to Image>Resize>Image Size to find the current dimensions and resolution of your image. Note this on you word document.

•  Click on the Crop tool and look at the Options bar. Locate the Width and Height options on the Options bar.

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•  Go to Edit>Preferences>Units and Rulers and make sure the Units for Rulers and Print Sizes both are inches.

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•  If Rulers and Print Sizes are showing measurements like cm, mm, or picas, change the units to inches.

•  Do not change the units for Type.

•  Click Ok to change Units in Preferences.

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•  With the Crop tool selected, enter 4 for the Width value and 6 for the Height value.

•  In the Resolution box enter 300 and check to make sure Resolution is set to pixels/inch.

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•  Drag out a cropping bounding box.

•  Adjust the bounding box to fit around the deer's face, removing most of the background from the sides of the image. Commit the crop.

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•  Go to Image>Resize>Image Size to check your image's dimensions and resolution.

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Save file as DeerCrop.psd