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All photographic images on this site are copyright © protected. Any unauthorized use of any image on this site will be considered an infringement of those copyrights.
On this page are answers to some frequently asked questions.
Q: How do I send a photo via E-mail?
A: To Send a photo to Coastal Camera Club via Email using MS Internet Explorer: First, convert to .jpg format and resize photo(s) to 640 X 480 pixels. Open email program and click 'Create Mail' . Then.click on 'Insert' and navigate to and select photo(s) you want ot send, then click 'OK'. Add address recipient (in this case firstname.lastname@example.org), subject info, and text describing photo and click 'Send'. This is a method using MS IE; other email programs such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Gmail, Verizon & Comcast online, are similar.
Q: Is there a Windows XP function that allows resizing of photos?
A: No, but you can go to: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx and download Microsoft 'Image Resizer'. It is a free program from MS and will resize .jpg and .tif images (not RAW). After downloading and installing program, just right-click on photo and choose the size you would like to resize from the drop-down menu that appears. The image will be saved as a copy in the same folder. There are some other free XP enhancement programs (such as a RAW photo reviewer) by Microsoft on this page, as well.
Q: How about using the free program Picasa 2 to send photos via email?
A: Yes, Download 'Picasa 2' from: http://picasa.google.com/ (click on address to download program).. After installing the program, Open it and click on 'Tools' > 'Options' > 'Email' tab. Move the slider under 'Output Options' one tic to the right for '640' size and click 'OK'. This will now be the program default size for all photos you send. Then just highlight the photo(s) you want to send, click the 'email' button, choose the email option that you use, enter the recipient email address and send. If you want to change the size of photo to larger or smaller size, just go back to the slider and adjust it to suit.
Q: How do I add a copyright © symbol while typing text?
A: By using the 'Alt Code' for that symbol. Use the right-hand number keyboard and make sure 'NumLock' is 'On'. Hold the 'Alt' key and type 0169 with the right-hand keyboard. Release the 'Alt' key...Voila ©! Another good example is for the symbol in the word Glicée. The Alt Code for the é symbol is 'Alt 0233'. You can also do a google search for 'Alt codes' or 'Alt codes copyright' and get more codes than you know what to do with. One such website is http://www.coloryourprofyle.com/phade/alt.html
Q: How can I obtain the labels required for CCC competition?
A: You can Click Here or on the icon to right, to obtain the .pdf file to print labels or obtain the labels from a member of the competition committee at a meeting. To avoid last-minute hassle on the eve of competition, download here and have the label installed prior to competition.