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					Welcome
                                                                                                                Complete Digital Camera Program for Districts




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Complete Digital Camera Program
Tool Factory has been teaching digital camera workshops for 7 years. When it comes to digital
cameras, “I love my Olympus!” is a general mantra among teachers in the training labs. Our favorite             Olympus and Tool Factory offer everything you need to effectively integrate digital cameras into your
moments are those sudden bursts of discovery. For instance, when a teacher shoots a super-macro                 curriculum. We'll tailor a program to match your needs and help you locate qualifying budgets.
photograph of a bug's head - each of the thousand lenses in a fly's eye are suddenly visible in
vibrant color.                                                                                                  Camera Training Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2                    Internet Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
                                                                                                                Use training budgets to acquire digital cameras!                          Search the digital lesson plan library, download
This year Olympus and Tool Factory have been working behind the scenes to develop new programs
                                                                                                                Learn photography basics, photo editing, and                              worksheets and clipart, and get tutorials.
for education. Our grants program was in such high demand that we've added 20 new awards for
special education. Now over $50,000 in educational grants are available for teachers, students, and             curriculum building.
special educators.                                                                                                                                                                        Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
                                                                                                                Olympus Digital Cameras . . . . . . . . . . . .4-10                       Ongoing grants and contests for
But still, we wanted to do more. So we're developing a fundraising website called Digital Wish,                 Select models for classroom shooting, yearbook,                           teachers, students, and special education.
designed to help educators acquire digital cameras and project-building software in the classroom.              sports, and wildlife.
We've been amassing over 1,000 digital photography project ideas, all compiled in a searchable                                                                                            Fundraising - Digital Wish . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
online library. Teachers will be able to hunt for interesting projects, then utilize letter-writing templates
                                                                                                                Educator's Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5          Find donors for technology at
and fundraise to make their Digital Wish come true. The site will launch in early 2007 at
                                                                                                                All the accessories you need and great savings.                           www.digitalwish.com - Coming January 2007.
www.digitalwish.com and we hope you will participate!

Together, Olympus and Tool Factory have been working hard to create the most comprehensive                      Digital Camera Guide for Educators . . . . . . .7                         Where to Buy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
digital camera program, designed just for educators. This catalog is loaded with shooting tips,                                                                                           Visit the Educator's Digital Camera Center
budgeting ideas, and training programs to help you get started. We're committed to making a                     Camera Instruction                                                        at www.toolfactory.com/cameras.
difference in education. Call the Tool Factory/Olympus team anytime at (800) 220-8386. We'll see you            Shooting and Viewing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
in the classroom.                                                                                               Zoom and Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16        Mobile Digital Camera Lab . . . . . .Back Cover
Happy Shooting!                                                                                                 Super Macro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18       Get 11 cameras and accessories
                                                                                                                Panorama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20      in a sturdy rolling crate.
                                                                                                                Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
                                                       Heather Chirtea
                                                       President and CEO
                                                       Tool Factory, Inc.                                       Project-Building Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
                                                                                                                Build photo-rich curriculum projects with Tool
                                                                                                                Factory software.


                                                                          David Willard
                                                                         Director of Marketing &
                                                                         Community Services
                                                                         Olympus America Inc.




Design: www.iam-jam.com




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Training




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Training
                   Digital Camera Workshops                                                         Use Training Funds and Get Cameras and Software!
                   Go from cameras to curriculum in a single day! You'll leave with                 A Tool Factory trainer will come to your school, teach the School of Photography and leave the
                   your own Olympus digital camera and lots of ideas for using it in                cameras, software, and training curriculum behind! Every attendee receives:
                   your classroom, on field trips, and at home. Take quality photos for
                   magazines, newspapers, flyers, lab reports, worksheets,
                                                                                                    Olympus Digital Camera
                   presentations, bulletin boards, and more.




                                                              Qualifying budgets:                                            Beginner

                                                               Digital camera workshops typically
                                                                qualify for these budgets:                                                                                             Advanced
                                                                   • Staff development
                                                                    • Hardware
                                                                     • Software
                                                                      • Title 1
                                                                       • Special education

                                                                            We'll write a price
                                                                             quote to match your
                                                                              funding source!       Digital Camera Guide
                              Beginning School
                              of Photography                                                        for Educators
             "This is the     Includes 6.0 megapixel camera
           most fun I've      or better, software, picture card,
               ever had       and rechargeable batteries.
               at a staff     SOPB      $499.00 per person
           development                                                                                                                                    Accessories
            day! It's like    Advanced School of Photography
                              Includes an EVOLT 8.0 megapixel
              Christmas
                              digital SLR camera, 2 incredible
                in July."     lenses for zoom and wide angle,
                              software, picture card, and
                              rechargeable battery.
                              SOPA      $999.00 per person

                10 person minimum.
               Add $500 trainer per diem, to total workshop order.
              Contact Tool Factory for scheduling at (800) 220-8386.
                                                                                                               Tool Factory Software
                                                                                                                                                          Day of Training and Field Trip

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Camera Comparison Chart




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Educator's Kits
                                                                                                                                                       Educator's Essentials Kit
                                                                                                                                                       All FE, Stylus, SP and EVOLT Models
                                                                                                                                                       Get all the essential accessories you need, cut down on procurement
                                                                                                                                                       paperwork, and save over $130!




                          Model                            FE170    FE180 FE200 Stylus 720SW        Stylus 740    SP 510 UZ EVOLT 2LK                                            MultiMedia Lab V Software
                          Price                            $149     $179   $249        $379           $329          $329      $799                                               Build slide shows, web projects,
                                                                                                                                                                                 claymation and presentations.
                          Educator's Camera Kits           $285     $289   $359        $489           $439          $469      $969
                                                                                                                                                                                 2108           $99.95
                          MegaPixels (Resolution)            6       6       6          7.1            7.1           7.1        8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tool Factory Digital
                          Batteries                         AA       AA    Li-Ion      Li-Ion         Li-Ion         AA       Li-Ion                                                                                           Camera Guide
                          Rechargable Batteries Included   Avail.    Y       Y           Y              Y          Avail.       Y                                                                                              DCBook    $19.95
                          Optical Zoom                      3X       3X     5X          3X             5X           10X        3X *

                          Classroom Portable                 Y      Best     Y      Most Durable        Y            Y           -                                                                                       2 Year Extended Digital
                          Sporting Events and Wildlife       -       -       -       Waterproof    Weatherproof     Best     Best SLR                                                    256 MB xD                          Camera Warranty
                                                                                                                                                                                         Picture Card
                          Yearbook, Photography Class        -       -       Y           -              Y           Best     Best SLR
                                                                                                                                                                                         256 MBxD $24.99                2YrWarr $39.95
                          Professional, Higher Ed            -       -       -           -              -            Y         Best
                                                                                                                                        MAUSB Drive xD Picture
                          Super-Macro (Science)              Y       Y       Y           Y              Y            Y       * Avail.                                                                               Soft Neoprene
                                                                                                                                        Card Reader/Writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Carrying Case
                          Wide Angle (Auditorium)            -       -     Best          -              -             -      * Avail.   Slide in the xD card
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Included in FE
                          Movie with Audio                   -       Y       Y           Y              Y            Y           -
                                                                                                                                        and transfer images,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Stylus kits.
                                                                                                                                        video, and data to a        Quick Charger and 4AA Batteries
                          Additional Lenses                  -       -       -           -              -          *Avail.    *Avail.                                                                               Colors may
                                                                                                                                        computer using the          *Kit includes rechargeable batteries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    vary.
                          Special Ed (Remote Control)        -       -       -           -              -             -       Avail.    USB connection.             if they aren't included with camera.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CaseC $14.95
                          * Requires additional lenses                                                                                  MAUSB-300   $19.95          NiMHBat-Ch        $34.95

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                                                                                                 Olympus FE-170
Classroom Cameras




                                                                                                                                                                                        Classroom Cameras
                                                                                                 Classroom Camera
                                                                                                 If you want an inexpensive camera that
                                                                                                 can withstand the rigors of daily
                                                                                                 classroom usage, the FE-170 is your
                                                                                                 choice! A convenient Help Guide displays
                                                                                                 clear descriptions every time you push a
                                                                                                 menu button, making it the perfect starter
                                                                                                 camera for teachers and students. The extra
                                                                                                 large 2.5” monitor lets you take and review
                                                                                                 photos in vivid detail. Keep it simple with 16
                                                                                                 selectable shooting modes including portrait,
                                                                                                 night scene, and landscape. The pocket size
                                                                                                 design means you can take it anywhere and 6.0
                                                                                                 megapixels lets you print images larger than 11 x 14 in rich, vibrant
                                                                                                 colors. Also, a 3x Optical Zoom gets you closer to the action without taking a
                                                                                                 step! The FE-170 is a classroom workhorse that's unbeatable for the price.
                                                                                                 FE-170 $149.99        FE-170 + Educators Kit $284.99

                                                                                                 Olympus FE-200
                                                                                                 Pocket Sports and Yearbook Camera
                                           Olympus FE-180                                        The FE-200's flexible wide-angle lens and powerful 5X
                                           Classroom Camera
                                                                              BEST               optical zoom make it easy to get everyone in the shot.

                                           The FE-180 is our trainer's top
                                                                             VALUE!              Combine this with Digital Image Stabilization and a
                                           pick for educators. The built-in                      big, bright LCD screen, and you've got a great sports
                                           rechargeable batteries combined with                  camera that fits in your pocket. Capture an entire
                                           new power management provide incredibly long          football field or auditorium with 6.0 megapixels, and
                                           battery life. We shot over 500 photos without         print amazing enlargements for the wall or yearbook.
                                           recharging! There's an automatic help guide that
                                                                                                 The "one touch" design puts 16 automatic shooting modes -
                                           instantly sets the camera controls. A built-in
                                           microphone records audio together with video          literally at your fingertips. The onscreen Help Guide always
                                           clips, and 6.0 megapixels lets you print classroom    helps you decide which scene mode is best, and the included
                                           shots bigger than 11 X 14. Switch between 16          rechargeable batteries will save you money. 20x optical and
                                           modes for the most common shooting scenarios.         digital zoom will capture perfectly framed shots. This is the perfect
                                           Panorama mode will become indispensable for
                                                                                                 camera for anyone who wants point-and-shoot simplicity with
                                           making wall banners and websites. Science
                                           teachers will get hooked on the super macro           wide-angle auditorium shooting and extra zoom for shooting a
                                           feature, which turns any FE camera into a virtual     sporting event.
                                           magnifying glass. Explore bugs and plants in vivid    FE-200 $249.99          FE-200 + Educators Kit $359.99
                                           detail. The lens cap is built-in so you can put the
                                           camera in a pocket or backpack, without worry of
                                           damage. The FE-180 is jam-packed with features        Tool Factory's Digital Camera Guide For Educators
                                           making it one of the best values on the market.
                                                                                                 This book is a wonderful practical guide to using a digital camera, and taking
                                           FE-180 $179.99                                        better photographs. It's packed with easy charts and visual images that
                                           FE-180 + Educators Kit $289.98                        "show" you how to use the camera. Plain English explanations give in-depth
                                                                                                 coverage of camera features and photography. All of the materials were
                                                                                                 developed as a result of practical hands-on training and usage in schools.
                                                                                                 DC Book $19.95

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                                      Drop it on the floor…drop it in a glass of                                        Olympus Stylus 740




                                                                                                                                                                                              Sports/Yearbook Cameras
The Most Durable Classroom Camera

                                      water…or bump it around in a backpack!                                                  Weatherproof Camera
                                                                                                                               Incredibly thin. Powerful
                                                                                                                                zoom. Irresistible. The 740's
                                                                                                                                cool, ultra-slim design
                                                                                                                                  doesn't limit the powerful
                                                                                                                                    performance you've
                                                                                                                                      come to expect from a
                                                                                                                                      Stylus. It has 5x optical
                                                                                                                                       and 5.6x digital zoom
                                                                                                                                        for an impressive 28x total
                                                                                                                                         zoom. Digital Stabilization mode
                                                                                                                                        helps prevent camera-shake
                                                                                                                                        and fast moving subjects from
                                                                                                                                       blurring your images. Get sharper
                                                                                                                                     images with high ISO and fast
                                                                                                                                    shutter speeds. Like all Stylus cameras, weatherproof
                                                                                                                                   engineering will protect your camera in the rain, at the
                                                                                                                                 beach and on the slopes. When you're snapping pictures,
                                                                                                                                your subject will be clear and bright, even in dimly lit
                                                                                                                              conditions.
                                                                                                                             S-740 $329.99             S-740 + Educators Kit $439.99

                                    Olympus Stylus 720SW
                                    Waterproof and                                                                         Olympus SP-510 Ultra Zoom
                                    Shockproof Camera                                                                     Sports/Yearbook Camera
                                    This compact digital camera is                                                         If you need a high-powered
                                    built classroom-tough to absorb                                                        zoom for sporting events, this is
                                    impact so your camera and                                                             the camera for you! Zoom until
                                    images are always protected. The                                                      your heart's content with a 50X
                                    Stylus 720SW can be dropped from up to 5 ft and                                      total seamless zoom. The 10X
                                    still function perfectly! Switch to underwater mode                                 optical zoom allows you to
                                                                                                                        capture close-up sports action
                                    and swim up to 10 meters deep to take fascinating
                                                                                                                       from across an athletic field. At
                                    pictures of underwater life. Take great photos in low
                                                                                                                       7.1 megapixels you'll capture
                                    light thanks to “Bright Capture Technology”, then
                                                                                                                      stunning pictures for fantastic
                                    review your images on the premium-sized 2.5" LCD.
                                                                                                                     enlargements. The premium size
                                    A high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speed mean                              2.5" LCD monitor lets you review
                                    pictures of moving subjects that typically come out                            spectacularly clear and colorful images while shooting
                                    blurry will now be clear and crisp. With Digital                              or reviewing photographs. There is a wide array of
                                    Image Stabilization the effects of camera shake will                         advanced manual features for total control, plus 28
                                    be minimized. Camera novices will love the 3X                               automatic modes for "one touch" simplicity in any
                                    optical zoom plus 28 pre-set shooting modes for night, sunset,             shooting environment. Shoot with speed. Make
                                    beach & snow, candlelight, underwater shooting, and more!                 adjustments with ease. Enjoy the freedom to explore
                                    Capture video with sound and turn your young students into              different perspectives by adding a conversion lens for wide
                                    young reporters. The Stylus 720SW is durable enough for even           angle or additional zoom. This camera is ideal for nature
                                    the youngest classroom photographers!                                treks, when you need a powerful zoom...but don't want to carry
                                                                                                       the weight of a high-powered lens. No athletic department,
                                    Stylus 720SW $379.99
                                                                                                      school newspaper, or yearbook staff should be without one!
                                    Stylus 720SW + Educators Kit $489.99
                                                                                                     SP-510UZ $329.99        SP-510UZ + Education Kit $469.99

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                                                                                                                             How do you capture a fast action shot with a digital camera?
Pro SLR and Audio




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Taking a Picture
                                                                                                                             With all digital cameras there can be as much as a 1+
                                                                                                                             second lag between pushing the shutter… and taking
                                                                                                                             a photograph. There are actually two functions of the
                                                                                                                             shutter. Push the shutter halfway down and you will
                                                                                                                             feel some resistance. The camera will focus on the
                                                                                                                             subject and set the light level. Only after the camera
                                                                                                                             has made these adjustments, will it let you push the               "Coming in for a Landing" taken by Alex, Age 16, from MD
                                                                                                                             shutter down all the way and take a photograph.


                    Olympus EVOLT E-500
                    Digital SLR -Two Lens Kit
                    The 8.0 megapixel EVOLT E-500 is a digital SLR with just the right combination of design, speed and
                    performance for any serious photographer or instructor. Compose and view your shots on the EVOLT
                    E-500's high resolution 2.5” HyperCrystal LCD. It provides super clear image anywhere and from any
                    angle. The exclusive Supersonic Wave Filter™ repels dust and debris from the camera's chip, so each
                    and every image you capture is crystal clear and aberration free, just as you saw it through the lens.
                    The two lens kit includes the EVOLT body with 2 interchangeable lenses and detachable lens hoods.
                    The standard 14-45mm lens with 3.2x zoom delivers superb image quality from edge-to-edge for
                    your daily shooting assignments. Switch to the 40-150mm zoom lens to capture stunning portraits,
                    extreme close-ups, and sporting events. These two lenses cover the majority of all shooting
                    assignments and the two-lens kit delivers them at an economical price. If you are looking for a top-
                    of-the-line digital SLR with complete manual and fully automatic controls, the EVOLT E-500 is your
                    clear choice! You'll see why Olympus is ranked, ”Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Digital
                    Cameras: $600 or More” by J.D. Power and Associates.
                    E-500 Two Lens Kit $799.99          E-500 Two Lens Kit + Educators Accessories $969.99                   If you are holding the shutter halfway down
                                                                                                                             and the picture doesn't focus,
                                                                                                                                  Try Again!
                                                                                                                             Let off the shutter and try again. Your camera is trying
                                                                                                                             to tell you that it's going to take a bad picture. Yellow,
                                                                                                                             red, or flashing lights mean bad focus or low light!
                                             Olympus Digital Voice Recorders
                                                                                                                             Tip: Push the shutter halfway down, hold, and wait…
                                             These ultra-thin digital recorders are                                          When the action happens, push the shutter all the
                                             a “must-have” for Podcasting and                                                way down. You'll get the shot every time!
                                             digital storytelling. Record notes,
                                             lectures, and meetings. The USB
                                             Direct design plugs right into the                                              Taking a Picture 1-2-3
                                             computer for fast file downloads.                                                   Push the shutter halfway                   The green light                                  Press the shutter all the
                                             A built-in stereo microphone                                                    1   down to set light and focus.
                                                                                                                                                                     2      appears here or here.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3      way down to take the photo.
                                             records crisp, clear sound.
                                             Use it as a music player, record
                                             dictation, or simply transfer files.



                                             WS-300M       68 Hours Recording Time          $99.99
                                             WS-310M       138 Hours Recording Time        $129.99
                                             WS-320M       277 Hours Recording Time        $179.99


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              One of the best things
Shooting Modes




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Playback Mode
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              about digital photography
                                                                        Program/Auto                                                                                                                                          is that you can see your
                                                                        The camera automatically selects the                                                                                                                  photos as soon as you
                                                                        perfect settings.                                                                                                                                     shoot them.
                                                                        Digital Image Stabilization                                                                                                                           Push the shutter button to
                                                                        Capture crisp, clear images free from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              take a shot. Push the
                                                                        the blur caused by camera shake and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              playback button to view the
                                                                        fast moving subjects.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              photos you have taken.
                                                                        Portrait                                                                                                                                              The light color indicates
                                                                        Head and shoulders shots.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              which mode you are in.
                                                                        Landscape
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Review your pictures in the
                                                                        For outdoor scenes at a distance.
                 Mode Dial                                                                                                                                                                                                    LCD monitor.
                                                                        Night Scene
                 There are common pictures every                        Shoot pictures at night with a higher ISO                                                                                                             Use your tilt button to go
                 photographer will take. Depending on                   sensitivity and faster shutter speed.                                                                                                                 forward and backwards
                 the environment, the camera can make                                                                                                                                                                         through your photos in
                                                                        Sports
                 some easy adjustments to automatically                                                                                                                                                                       playback mode.
                                                                        Capture fast moving subjects clearly.
                 optimize the settings. The mode dial lets
                                                                        Self Portrait                                                                       Zoom Out
                 you switch between these predetermined
                 camera settings, ensuring the best shot                Point the camera toward you and shoot                                              Switch to playback mode and zoom
                                                                        a picture of yourself.                                                            out to browse thumbnails of your
                 every time. Simply turn the mode dial to
                 the desired settings.                          SCENE Pick the perfect shooting mode for your                                           photos. This LCD monitor will display
                                                                 SCN  subject and situation.                                                           many thumbnails at once. Use the tilt
                                                                        An interactive guide helps choose the                                         button to navigate to the picture you want,
                                                                GUIDE
                                                                        appropriate settings for your situation.                                     then zoom in to bring the highlighted
                                                                                                                                                    picture to full screen. Scroll through the
                                                                        Movie
                                                                                                                                                   pictures by pushing the left or right sides of
                                                                        Shoot QuickTime Movie clips. (Most
                                                                                                                                                  the tilt button.                                                      Zoom out to see thumbnails.
                                                                        models include sound).
                   Panorama Mode
                                                                        Manual Mode                                                              Zoom in Playback
                                    Kazuhiko Shimura, Olympus
                                                                 M      Full Manual mode lets the                                                 Switch to playback mode and zoom in to the
                                                                        photographer control the settings.
                                                                                                                                                 subject. If it's not in focus (or the subject's eyes
                                                                        Shutter Priority                                                        are closed), simply take another shot. Select
                                                                  S     You pick the Shutter speed and the                                    zoom and navigate around your photo using the
                                                                        camera does the rest.                                                tilt button.
                                                                        Aperture Priority
                                                                 A      You pick the Aperture and                                           Erase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Zoom in to bring a picture
                                                                        the camera does the rest.                                         The trashcan will erase                                                       to full screen.
                   Sports Mode                                                                                                            unwanted pictures.
                                                                        Playback
                                                                                                                                 CA




                                                                        Look at your pictures.
                                                                                                                                         Push the trashcan button.
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                                                                                                                                         Select the   and use the tilt
                                                                        The camera remembers
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                                                                        special settings.                                               Push “OK” to erase.
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                   Self Portrait                                                                                                                                                                                        Zoom in further to check if a photo
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        is in focus. Use the tilt button to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “look around” a photograph
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        you've already taken.

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Shooting Tips




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shooting Tips
                Composing a great photograph involves seeing      Leading Lines                                   Rule of Thirds                                             Change Position
                the subject with your eye as well as your mind.   Add depth to your photographs by capturing      Cut your photo into thirds and place your                  Move closer to your subjects
                Here are some basic composition rules to try on   hard lines that travel off into the distance.   subject on one of the intersections of these               so they fill the screen.
                your own.                                                                                         lines. Place horizon lines on the “thirds”
                                                                                                                  instead of straight across the middle.

                Perspective                                       Turn Camera Sideways                            Foreground Interest                                        Self Timer
                Bend your knees or even lay on the ground         If your subject is vertical, turn the camera    When shooting scenes, capturing something                  Take a class photo without a photographer!
                to make the subject look larger.                  sideways so the aspect ratios match.            very close to the camera can add depth.                    Push the shutter and run in front of the
                                                                                                                                                                             camera for group shots.


                                                                                                                                                                     “Under the dock”, awarded second place prize, taken by Jonathan, age 14, from IL




                                                                                                                                                   Menu Tips                                              Menu for Picture Taking

                                                                                                                                                   You can activate your
                                                                                                                                                   menus by pressing the
                                                                                                                                                   OK or Menu button.
                                                                                                                                                   Your camera's menus will
                                                                                                                                                   appear on the monitor on the back
                                                                                                                                                   of the camera. Use the tilt button to     Menu for Playback
                                                                                                                                                   navigate directionally through the menus.
                                                                                                                                                   *Important* There are different menus
                                                                                                                                                   for picture taking and playback. Some
                                                                                                                                                   cameras have different menus for every
                                                                                                                                                   setting on the mode dial.




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