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Title: Digitization with Canon EOS Camera Training Manual
Physical Description: 17 p.
Language: English
Creator: Sullivan, Mark V. ( Author )
Publication Date: 1/31/2012
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Digitization
Training
Competencies
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 Notes
General Note: Training manual and guide used for digitizing materials at the National Archives of Haiti on equipment purchased by the Institute of Pan-American Geographic History, under the Organization of American States.
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Digitization with Canon EOS Camera Manual for Training

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Dig itization with Canon EOS Camera Two configurations: 1) Negatives a. Light table b. No lights 2) Positives, Book covers, Postcards, Photographs a. No light table b. Lights Always remove cover from the lights before using them

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Negative Digitization with EOS Camera and Light table 1) I mage capture ( technology specific ) a. Launch the EOS Utility from the Start Menu b. Press the button to capture the image from the camera. I mage will be captured as a JPEG 2) Image adjustment and normalization a. Open the image in Adobe Elements or Adobe Photoshop b. Rotate and crop c. Invert the image from negative to posit ive d. Image adjustment Brightness/Contrast or Levels e. Save document as a TIFF f. Close Adobe Elements / Photosho p 3) Create web derivatives a. Put the new TIFF in its own folder. b. Launch the SobekCM METS Editor, and select Create image derivatives for load. c. Press CREATE and navigate to the folder you created. d. After the image derivatives are created, folder will include JPEGs, JPEG2000s, and THUMBNAILS 4) Create new item online and upload the images a. Launch www.dloc.com and logon. After logging in, select Start a new item b. Accept the grant of permissions. c. Enter the metadata about the image, from the bottom of the image. Include the date, title in formation, and any other information you may know about the subject of the image. d. On the next screen, select each file to upload. Do NOT include the TIFF (due to bandwith). Include the JPEG, JP2, and T HUMBNAIL images. e. Press BROWSE to select each file and UPLOAD to send the image to the remote server. f. Upload each file, one by one. g. Press SUBMIT to finish this item when done uploading files. Process complete!!

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STEP 1: Image capture Negatives on the light table Launch the EOS Utility from the Start Menu. 1 = Button to capture image 2 = Location the image will save Press the button to capture the image from the camera. Image will be captured as a JPEG.

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STEP 2 : Image adjustment and normalization Open the image in Adobe Elements or Adobe Photoshop. Rot ate and crop Invert the image from negative to positive.

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Image adjustment Brightness/Contrast or Levels

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Save document as a TIFF

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Close Adobe Elements / Photoshop.

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STEP 3: Create web derivatives Put the new TIFF in its own folder. Launch the SobekCM METS Editor, and select Create image derivatives for load.

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Press CREATE and navigate to the folder you created.

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After the image deriv atives are created, your folder should look something like this:

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STEP 4: Create new item online and upload the images Launch www.dloc.com and logon. After logging in, select Start a n ew i tem Accept the grant of permissions.

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Enter the metadata about the image, from the bottom of the image. Include the date, title information, and any other information you may know about the subject of the image.

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On the next screen, select each file to upload. Do NO T include the TIFF (due to bandwith). Include the JPEG, JP2, and THUMBNAIL images. 5) Press BROWSE to select each file and UPLOAD to send the image to the remote server. You will see a progress bar as it uploads. U pload each file, one by one. Press SUBMIT to finish this item when done uploading files.

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APPENDIX: Scanning with the Canon printer/scanner combo. For this, only the first step really changes. Launch Adobe Elements or Adobe Photoshop. Select File Import

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600 d pi for photographs, 300 dpi for full text items.


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