Digital Media Lab

This guide will show you what technology is available in the Digital Media Lab and will provide you with resources for creating digital media project

Suggested classes:
Photography Foundations
Introduction to Photography

Check out our page for more information about access for GRC students

Cannon PowerShot SX530 HS

canon camera

Photo by Andrew Hutchings on Unsplash

A compact Point-and-Shot camera that is simple to use and capable of taking beautiful high-quality photographs. This camera can also be used to record 1080p Full HD video. Use this camera to take photos for your next photography project or for use in other class projects or presentations.

What's included with this camera?

  • Carrying Case
  • 32GB Memory Card
  • USB cord for uploading files
  • Extra battery and wall charger
  • Lens cleaning cloth

Check out one of our tripods for use with this camera. (Camera uses a standard tripod mount)

How do I use this camera?

Below is a link to a PDF of this camera's user manual. There is also information below about transferring files to a computer. Check out the linked video on the right for a detailed overview of the camera's basic features.

How do I transfer files from the camera to a computer?

Follow these steps:
  1. Plug USB drive into computer and camcorder
  2. Turn the camera's power on and/or push the play button [►]
  3. On the dialog box that opens select "Import pictures and videos"

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file manager showing camera files

  1. On the resulting box select "Import settings"

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tag box for file name

  1. On the resulting box select "browse" next to "Import images to:" and browse to the folder you would like to save the files to.

Special Note:
Files saved to the desktop of school computers will be deleted whenever that computer is restarted. All computers restart overnight. Be sure to save the files to a USB drive, external hard drive or in another manner.

Photo Editing Software Available in the Digital Media Lab

Photo editing software available

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Adobe Photoshop

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Tutorial

Source: "Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Tutorial" by Nick Ackerman, Standard YouTube license

Digital Photography Books