Composing for dynamic Images

November 12, 2013

Photo Tips: Digital photography in the snowA common misconception in photography is that if the subject is dynamic, the photograph will be dynamic, but that is not true. In fact, some of the most successful photography is when we take ordinary everyday things, and through composition, we turn those ordinary everyday things into interesting, successful, and dynamic images.

The power of depth of field in your photographs

December 12, 2012

Today, we’re going to be talking about the Power of Depth of Field in your photographs. When we choose to use any particular lens, we insist that that lens be well-made, particularly in terms of sharpness. Indeed the eye is tuned to focusing on that within the frame which is sharp.

How to properly use flash on your DSLR camera

February 21, 2012

Blown out faces and awful red eyes. It’s a crime committed with flash. For many this is the story, this is the saga of flash, but it needn’t be.

If you are into photography why not enter a contest

August 24, 2011

If you are into photography why not enter a contestThere are three photography competitions that are accepting submissions until Sept. 30 of this year.  Two of them allow you to enter your photographs into specific categories like Wildlife, Friends and Family, Architecture and Food.  Each contest has different rules and requirements for submissions.

Here are ways to dress up your Android photos

July 30, 2011

Here are ways to dress up your Android photosThere are times when carrying around a lot of photo equipment is neither appropriate or convenient.  During those times, you can still use your Android phone to take and create some amazing photographs and effects.

Rephotography is a great way to look at the past

July 17, 2011

Rephotography is a great way to look at the pastRephotography involves finding the subject matter or place of an earlier photograph and taking an updated shot today.  Usually the earlier photographs are from a significantly earlier period in your life or the existence of your subject matter.

iPhone 4 gains ground on Flickr

April 20, 2011

While none of us were watching, the iPhone 4 has become one of the most popular cameras used to take photos that end up on Flickr, and is in fact about to take over the top spot from the Nikon D90.

Seamless wireless photo transfer from your camera

April 14, 2011

Many of us, especially iPhone and Android users, have become addicted to being able to upload photos to the net directly from our phones. Did you know that here was a device that would allow you to do that from your camera?

Another Facebook photo scam

April 12, 2011

Photo tagging, like so much on Facebook, seemed like a cool idea at the time, but is now showing its ugly side as the practice results in increased malware and spam for users that participate in it.

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