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Digital Cameras Eric Martin

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  • 1. Functions and Features Basic Information Very portable small enough to carry everywhere Wide Price range Wide range of brands Canon, Sony, Kodak, Olymp us, Nikon Many color options- red, black, blue, pink, etc

2. Functions and features ctd. Zoom- the most common feature offered in all products from big to small and least expensive to high end products Allows the user to get closer to take a picture without getting physically closer Camera can have optical or digital zoom Typically the optical zoom is used first and doesnt affect quality of picture 3. Functions and features cont Autofocus- the most user friendly and effective feature The camera identifies the subject and makes the necessary adjustments for the best quality picture Allows beginners to take high quality photos Other additional features Shooting and scene modes Face detection Panorama sweep Video recording 4. Digital Cameras for Dummies Pixels Pixels are tiny units with its own distinct color and intensity Smaller images require less pixels and larger images require more pixels Average camera needs around 6-9 megapixels Resolution Resolution refers to the number of pixels, or units of information, that make up the image. 5. Affordability and important accessories Price varies depending on what features are offered on specific products and brand Brands not as well known that offer lower megapixels and shooting options range from $20-$50 Higher end products that allow for more megapixels and higher quality shots range from $100-$400 Professional cameras can cost well into the thousands The average user could expect to spend around $100 for a quality camera 6. Accessories Lens Cases Memory cards Tripods Photo printers 7. Class sets A class set should consist of: Camera 15 Memory Cards 15 Case 15 Batteries enough for 15 cameras with extras Other accessories can be limited. For use in a classroom setting cost would be around $300 and up to ensure quality cameras, memory, batteries, etc. Storage for a class set could be individual cases or one large soft padded case. Batteries can be basic batteries or re- chargable 8. Strengths of the Product Ease of Use Very basic features can produce high quality results Ease of Transport Most cameras can fit around the users wrist and fit in pockets Instant results A student can take a photo and instantly see results Can easily transfer pictures to computer to make cropping adjustment Teachers can easily train students on usage and dictate how cameras will be used 9. Limitations of the product Can easily break if dropped or not handled properly Most functions of digital cameras can also be done on smart-phones or tablets Require memory cards for storage Require batteries that may or may not need to be re-chargeable - time limit/continual cost Any adjustments or modifications to photos must be made on a computer 10. Uses in PE/Sport To analyze and teach form for specific locomotor movements and motor skills To allow students to work with each other on showing correct form in sport activities To capture key moments in game play for PE and/or sport To identify students in class by putting pictures with names To compare summative and formative assessments to adjust lessons 11. Works Cited: http://www.squidoo.com/digital-camera- features