Moving Your Still Pics From Your Camera to Your Computer

This portion of the unit is not a full lesson. It can be included in the unit whenever you wish after the shooting of the claymation stills. The assessment for this portion of the unit can be found in the final assessment for the claymation film.

1. Insert Your USB drive into your laptop

2. Click on "Start" and go to "My Computer"

3. Find your USB Drive and double click

4. Right click on your mouse and select "New Folder"

5. Name the folder (this will be where your store the your claymation stills)

6. Double Click to open this folder (you want to size the viewing screen so, you can still see 1/2 the laptop screen)

7. Remove your SD card from your digital camera

8. Put your SD card into a card reader (provided by teacher)

9. Plug the card reader into your computer’s usb port

10. Wait

11. You will be asked how you wish to view the files, choose “in a new folder”

12. A folder will open, you will most likely NOT see your images –this is okay!

13. Choose the folder entitled “DCIM”

14. You will see another folder choice, open this folder

15. Your images should be here. You may have to flip around through folders to find your pictures. This is normal. Once you've found

your photos, resize the viewing window, so you can see 1/2 of this window and 1/2 of the window of your usb folder.

16. Choose the first photo of your claymation photos by clicking on it

17. Do not click on anything else and scroll to your last claymation picture

18. Press the “Shift” key and click on your last image

19. All of your claymation images should now be highlighted

20. Click on your first claymation image again, and drag the images to your desktop and hover over your “Your Name Claymation” folder until it is highlighted. (you may have to

minimize the folder window). Let go.

21. Now all of your claymation images are in the new folder on your USB drive.

22. Close all of the open folders associated with your SD card

23. Remove the card reader from the USB port.

24. You’re done!