IFP - Inserting Photos
This video will demonstrate inserting photos into the PowerPoint Interactive Floor Plan to complete previously inserted hyperlinks.
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When taking photos to add to your IFP, the task can become laborious while you become lethargic. It is imperetive to maintain a specific focus for this portion of IFP construction as mistakes can exponential mount up. Here are some methods and procedures that should help you complete your photo taking task:
- Develop a "game plan" rather than randomly selecting areas to photograph.
- Use a dedicated disk drive or file folder to store photos under specific categories (e.g., outdoor-main entrance, Jo Logan Gym-2nd floor, Classrooms 100-149).
- Strategically plan to take photos while no one is in the room, maybe at night time when areas are vacant.
- Wide-angled or 360 camera lens may be worth the investment to incorporate more area into fewer files.
- Create a spreadsheet to chart pictures as they are taken. Doors/Classrooms are often hard to distinguish when no numbering is present.
Hover over the photos in the activities below to identify proper photo angles and hazards when taking photos to add to your IFP. Photos should be taken from the viewpoint of what people will see when they enter an area. However, multiple photos may be needed or used to accurately portray an area. Viewpoints of the photos should be indicated with an arrow, or other identifying marker in the IFP where applicable.
Classrooms are the most common photograph that will be added to your IFP. Photos should include:
- wall and ceiling construction
- entry/exit points (if there are multiple)
- alcoves or other view obstructed areas
|Hover over the picture below to identify areas of concern when taking CLASSROOM photos to add to your IFP: IMPORTANT PHOTO PRECAUTIONS|
Hallways are often difficult areas to portray in photographs as they are typically long, straight, and narrow. However, a lot of information can be provided from a photo portraying a view directly down the middle of the hallway. If possible, indicating the swing direction of doors is advisable. Like classrooms, wall and ceiling construction and entry/exit points are important to capture. Capturing intersecting hallways and special features (elevators, stairways, etc.) may require multiple photos. Various viewpoints can be identified in the IFP with an arrow indicating the direction the photo was taken (see example IFP on page 8).
|Hover over the picture below to identify areas of concern when taking HALLWAY photos to add to your IFP: IMPORTANT PHOTO PRECAUTIONS|
Gymnasiums and other event areas are unique for their wide open floor plans and multiple entry/exit points. Trying to capture the intricacies will undoubtedly require multiple photos. In the activity below, the photo was taken from the viewpoint of an entry/exit point. Subsequently, multiple photos were taken from each of the entry/exit points and added to the IFP with an arrow indicating the direction of the photo. This particular gym had an adjoining gym which would need to be indicated in the IFP. Other event areas (theatres, auditoriums, cafeterias, etc.) would be similar in that they would most likely require multiple photographs from various veiwpoints.
|Hover over the picture below to identify areas of concern when taking EVENT AREA photos to add to your IFP: IMPORTANT PHOTO PRECAUTIONS|