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Camera Phone Obsession

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ISBN-10: 1932111964

ISBN-13: 9781932111965

Edition: 2004

Authors: Peter G. Aitken

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Imagine your family getting to see your baby's first picture-in real time from the delivery room! Or imagine capturing a cool shot of a street vendor in Venice while you are on vacation and uploading the image to instantly share with your friends back home. Camera phones are quickly taking over the world, and users are in need of a guide that shows them not only how to take great pictures but how to share them in different ways. "Camera Phone Obsession is a unique guide that marries the technology of camera phones with the emerging culture. Author Peter Aitken shows you how to purchase the best camera phones, how to best shoot and print photos, what the best services are for sharing photos,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Paraglyph, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
The Camera Phone Revolution
Digital Photos for the Masses
Hey, You're a Photographer!
But Is It Art?
Bad Specs = Art?
In the Field: Is It Art? The SixSpace Gallery Says Yes
Join the Avant-Garde
Artistic Journalism
The Camera Phone Culture
Digital Shopping (and Shoplifting)
Moblogs
Camera Phone Postcards
Cellcerts
News Photos
Fighting Crime
Scavenger Hunts
Invasion of Privacy
Your First Projects
Wrapping It Up
Getting the Camera Phone Setup That Meets Your Needs
Not Your Father's Digital Camera
Pixel Resolution
Display
Video Clips
Zooming
Flash
Night Mode
Picture Capacity
Form Factor
Connectivity Options
Service Providers and Plans
Making Your Decision
Coverage
Service Plans
In the Field: Camera Phones--A Threat to National Security?
Going Shopping
Wrapping it Up
Photography Basics for Camera Phone Users
Simple Is Good When It Comes to Phone Camera Photography
Features You Can Use
Focus
Exposure
Blur and Motion Effects
In the Field: Is There a Doctor on the Camera Phone?
Camera Phone Photography Dos and Don'ts
Move In Close
Watch the Lighting
Use Your Zoom--Not!
Movement and Blurry Photos
Pay Attention to Composition
Use the Highest Resolution and Quality
Avoid Backlight
Wrapping It Up
Processing Your Photos with Software
Manipulating Your Photos
File Formats
Understanding Resolution and Image Size
Changing Image Size
Resizing by Resampling
Resizing without Resampling
To Resample or Not--That Is the Question
Cropping
Color Balance
Brightness and Contrast
In the Field: Camera Phones and Barcodes
Other Adjustments and Manipulations
Converting an Image to Monochrome
Rotating Images
Framing a Photograph
Special Effects
Specialized Graphics Programs
Wrapping It Up
Printing Your Photos
The Do It Yourself Approach
Selecting a Printer
The Printer Buyer's Checklist
Paper
Settings for Printing
In the Field: Camera Phone Photos Used in Racism Charges
Using an Online Print Service
Using Ofoto
Using Shutterfly
Other Print Services
What, No Computer?
Wrapping It Up
Sharing Your Photos
Sharing Photos from Your Phone
In the Field: Calling all Paranoids
Moving Photos to Your PC
Sharing Photos from Your PC
Email
Websites and Online Albums
Distribute Your Photos on a CD
Online Photo Sharing Services
An Online Sharing Tutorial
Specialty Sharing Software
Wrapping It Up
Moblog Madness
Why a Moblog?
The Culture of Moblogging
How Do Moblogs Work?
Public versus Private
In the Field: Moblogs and Activism
Choosing a Moblog Service
Roll Your Own?
Wrapping It Up
Moblogs Step-by-Step
Using Textamerica
Creating Your Basic Moblog with Textamerica
Customizing Your Moblog with the Control Panel
Interacting with Other Users
Working with Favorites
Using Templates
In the Field: Receiving Webcam Pictures on Your Handset
Using Yafro
Using Mlogs
Using Flickr
Setting Up Your Own Moblog System
Promoting Your Moblog
Wrapping It Up
Camera Phone Legal Concerns and Etiquette
What Are the Legal Concerns?
Where Can You Take Photos?
What (and Who) Can I Photograph?
What Can I Do with My Photos?
Private Use
First Amendment Use of Images
What about Model Releases?
In the Field: The Ban Marches On
Camera Phone Etiquette
Privacy Concerns
Digital Stealing
Wrapping It Up
Cool Projects You Can Do with Your Camera Phone
Camera Phone
Personalized T-Shirts
Using a Commercial Printer
Using Transfer Paper
Panorama Shots
Framing the Photos
Using Panorama Factory
Creating a Panorama with Paint Shop Pro
Refrigerator Magnets
Fund-Raising
Create a Photo Diary
Greeting Cards
Wrapping It Up
Camera Phone Resources
Index