Share this Page URL

Acquiring Images from Scanners and Cameras > Scanning an Image - Pg. 131

131 Chapter 11 . More Work with Images There are two main issues when working with graphic image files: getting the image and then ma- nipulating it to fit your site's theme. Luckily, with the advent of digital cameras, camcorders, and scanners, obtaining images is not that daunting of a process. Manipulating images can be handled with software that ranges from the inexpensive and minimalist to the pricey. Office FrontPage 2003 falls somewhere in the middle of this spectrum--while it is no professional tool, it definitely has enough tools to perform more than ordinary tasks. In this chapter, you'll learn how to: · · · · · · · Get images from a camera or scanner Perform neat visual tricks on your images Crop images and rotate images Create borders and frames for images Work with images and text Create a photo gallery Build linked images, including image maps Acquiring Images from Scanners and Cameras There was a time, in the not-so-distant past, that the idea of taking pictures that you could not actually touch was pretty much the silliest thing you could have imagined. But more and more, consumers are using digital technology to obtain those classic snapshots that are so much a part of our lives. Windows XP users may already be aware of the operating system's tools to link to scanners and cameras and download pictures from these devices. Office FrontPage 2003 makes effective use of these same tools to let you pull images directly from a camera or scanner from within FrontPage. Scanning an Image The first task is to insert a scanned image onto your Web page.