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Tips for Taking Photos and Placing Imagery on the Web


PHOTOGRAPHY AND IMAGERY FOR THE WEB

Taking Photographs

Knowing that every unit, department, school or college isn't able to hire a professional photographer for every occasion or every time a new photo is needed for the website, one of our key photographers, Glenn Asakawa, put together tips for taking good photos. You can find a summary of his presenation, as well as a pdf of the full presentation here.

 

Editing and sizing photos

There are many freeware programs available online to help you edit and size your photos for placement on your website. We have provided a summary of some of the more popular sites as well as an assessment of the pros/cons of each to help guide you through the process. As well, we have provided some tips on things to look for when editing and sizing.

 

Organizing and placing photos in MOSS

Finally, once you've taken your photos, edited and sized them, it's time to name and organize them for use in your MOSS website.

 

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