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Chapter 29. Now for the Fun Stuff! Compu... > Ordering Your Photos on CD - Pg. 274

Now for the Fun Stuff! Computer Gadgets and Gizmos 274 Ordering Your Photos on CD If you're not ready to trade in your 35mm camera for a new digital camera, consider having your next roll of photos stored on CD. Most photo developers, including your local pharmacy, offer the option of ordering photos on CD. The developer typically creates the standard negatives and prints but also converts the photos to a digital format and saves each photo as a separate file on a CD. One of the most popular offerings is the Kodak Picture CD, which includes Kodak's digital image manager, a program that enables you to view your pictures onscreen; adjust the brightness, con- trast, and colors; sharpen photos; remove the red eye effect (if present); send photos through e- mail; create your own photo albums; and print your photos. Let's take a look at how this works. You drop off your next roll of film at the developer and order a Kodak Picture CD. When you pick up your prints, you receive a set of prints along with a CD, which includes the Kodak Picture CD software. When you bring your Kodak Picture CD home, take the following steps to install the Kodak Picture CD software and view your pictures on your computer: 1. Pop the Kodak Picture CD into the CD-ROM drive. The Kodak Picture CD installation routine should start. If it doesn't, do the following: Double-click My Computer. Double-click the icon for your CD-ROM drive . Double-click the Launch icon. Follow the onscreen instructions to install the Kodak Picture CD software. When the installation is complete, the Kodak Review magazine appears. Click the arrow in the lower-right corner of the Kodak Review magazine cover to display the 2. 3.