Please join us for...
The Community Discovered's

Photography S.I.G.

Omaha Date: Saturday, September 23, 2000
- Location: Westside High School, 87 & Pacific
Grand Island Date: October 14, 2000
- Location: Administration Building, 123 S. Webb Road

8:45 AM


Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

Overview of History of Photography
View antique photography collection
Create a "Magic Camera"
Step inside a Camera Obscura
Learn Photographic Composition Tips
Create a Polaroid transfer print with visiting artist Pam King
Participate in Hands on Art:
- photograms,
- photo collage
- scanner as camera

11:30 AM


12:00 - 3:00

Combine your Hands on Art with Technology
Discover Mavica special effects
Experiment with "Color It", "Photoshop", and "Claris/Appleworks paint and draw" digital image manipulation software
- learn how to optimize photos for the web
- reduce file sizes
- make your images load faster
- touch up photos - lighten, darken, erase flaws, color correct
- create digital works of art that can be added to iMovies
- and more!

Who is eligible to attend?

- Any CD participant
- Any CD partner
- Any guest of a participant or partner
......((CD participants and partners may each bring one guest)

What do participants need to bring?

- Wear old clothes - be an artist!
- Bring your district's Mavica camera and a floppy disk
- Bring the blue CD ROM case you received last spring

Participants in the Photography S.I.G. will receive:

- Continental breakfast
- Lunch
- A CD-ROM containing the history of photography
HyperStudio stack and photography URL's
- Hands on art ideas handout and samples
- Curriculum ideas handout
- Technology handout
- Digital optimizing for the web handout
- Opportunity to learn new skills, create art, and have fun
- Opportunity to win fabulous door prizes
In addition, those CD participants who fulfilled their commitment by June 2000, and their partners of record, will receive a $75.00 stipend for full day attendance. No travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Want to attend?

Questions? Contact Robin at:

Register Online
Deadlines to sign up:
- Omaha: September 18
- Grand Island: October 9
S.I.G.s with less than 10 people attending will be canceled

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