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Crash Course in Photoshop Elements: Get Your Historypin Pics Ready to Go

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Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Computer Lab

200 NE 18th St

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

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Crash Course in Photoshop Elements: Get Your Historypin Pics Ready to Go Online (one-day workshop for Images of OK participants or library and literacy staff and volunteers)

In preparation for Historypin training on April 4, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries is offering a special one-day crash course in Photoshop Elements, the gold-standard in digital photograph editing software. This training is provided to ensure the photos you share in Historypin will look their absolute best. Learn how to successfully navigate around the different editors and portals in the program. Explore basic features such as version sets, straightening photos, and cropping to pixel sizes recommended by the Historypin tool. Delve into extremely powerful tools using Histograms and Levels, which are excellent ways to enhance photos and really make them pop. Discover how to properly prepare photos to go online. Leave the class with your own Photoshop Elements for Dummies book to use as a resource for your photo editing.

If you have previous Photoshop Elements training and feel that you already know what will be covered in class, you will need permission from the instructor to skip this day of training before attending the Hands On Historypin class.

Class prerequisites: 1) Attendees need to be well-versed and comfortable using computers in general. 2) Attendees need to enroll in the Hands-On Historypin class on April 4.

Kathy Blick O’Donnell, ODL’s computer and app lab coordinator, trainer, and Photoshop Elements enthusiast, will teach the class.

Travel stipend for overnight stay may be available if you are an Images of OK participant or with a public library, library system, tribal library or literacy organization 60 miles or more from ODL. Initial travel stipend paperwork must be returned to ODL before the class date. Contact Doris Dixon to request paperwork via email Doris.Dixon@libraries.ok.gov or phone (405) 522-3217. Stipend will be based on lodging receipt,up to $92. If lodging charges are less than $92, the contract will be written for the actual amount, not $92. Mileage also may be reimbursed at 30 cents/mile if you are paying for your own gas & cannot collect from your library/literacy organization. Stipend contracts will be made out to the library/literacy organization. It will be your responsibility to collect your reimbursement from such organization. No travel stipend contracts will be paid until the class has been attended and photocopied proof of overnight stay (if applicable) has been submitted to the Office of Library Development.

Classes made possible by funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

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