digital images

Q3 Digital Self Portrait Ideas

10. Digital Images

This page focuses on extending your digital image skills. 

Check with your teacher about creating images or stories for a content-area assignment. 

There are endless fun and creative ways to use your digital image editing skills. Let these samples spark your imagination. Sample images below were generated using PIXLR image generator and writing prompts for different ideas for backgrounds ("A visit to Rome", "I want to be a scientist", "I want to go to the moon and be a space traveler").

Student image in front of the Roman colleseum Girl shown with a science lab background Teen dreaming of going to the moon


1. Application for a job or opportunity. such as a technical school, course, or college. 

2. Take a selfie and create a "wall of success" that includes your achievements in sports, academics, volunteering, or jobs.

3. Pictorial summaries of special events with your family, friends, trips, and concerts as a keepsake or to share.

4. Document activities such as science experiments, favorite books read, or discoveries.

5. Story starters like the photos at the top of this page.

6. Create a "My life across the years," like a diary. 

7. Diary: include your thoughts, experiences, feelings with sample images.

8. Write and illustrate things you write: song lyrics, poems, and stories. 

9. Study guides for reviewing content from your different subject areas that you can use as flashcards.

10. Imagine: Place your selfie image into a different location, country, time using a different background for your image. Write about what you imagine life would be like there.

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations