RSSArchive for February, 2011

photo-editing

Are We Getting Carried away with Photo Editing?

It seems like some people are focusing more on becoming experts in the field of photo editing instead of concentrating on their talents as photographers. Many workshops are also teaching too much photo editing with computer software programs instead of the basics of good photography. Knowing how to utilize photo-editing software is definitely a huge help, but […]

wedding-photography

Jim Garner and the Art of Wedding Photography

When Jim was attending the Art school, he had a bit of an argument with one of his teachers on the topic of what kind of film would be proper for a wedding photo. The teacher asked him then why in the world would he want to shoot a wedding, for weddings are the most common […]

digital-framing

Digital Picture Framing Explained

With digital cameras it is becoming easier to get the perfect photo, yet there are plenty of finer points that add a lot of character to the pictures taken. When taking a picture it would serve well to remember that the background, foreground and other elements are equally important as the subject of the photograph. Framing a […]

photography-workshop

Photography Workshops Can Be Very Helpful

Some people are naturals when it comes to mastering a certain skill. They can pick up a baseball bat and knock the ball out of the park or sit down at the piano and follow along with a song just by listening to the notes. But how many people can pick up a camera and take the […]

Why a Higher Optical Zoom Is Better than a Digital Zoom?

Why a Higher Optical Zoom Is Better than a Digital Zoom?

A lot of stores are selling cameras on the basis that they have large digital zoom capabilities. However, you shouldn’t really care what the digital zoom is; you should be focusing on the optical zoom if you’re serious about photography. The digital zoom actually uses guesswork or interpolation when it zooms in on your image. Using this method will […]

Things to Do with Your Old Camera

Things to Do with Your Old Camera

Digital camera technology is getting better day by day. As soon as you buy a new camera it seems that a new and improved model is released. If you do find yourself buying a new camera for whatever reason, make sure you get the most use out of your old one and don’t throw it away. […]

How to Break into Stock Photography?

How to Break into Stock Photography?

There are thousands of photographers around the world making a good living out of submitting their work to online stock photography sites. This is where their photographs can be downloaded and used by others for various reasons for a fee. It’s a very popular way of sharing images with others. Some stock photo sites have millions of […]

fashion-photography

How to Stand out in Fashion Photography?

There aren’t too many photographers that take fashion photography just for the heck of it. Most fashion photographers are professionals who earn a living out of it. The competition is pretty fierce, so if you’re interested in making money with this type of photography you have to stand out above the rest. You should always be thinking […]

Finding an Original Angle to Take Your Shot

Finding an Original Angle to Take Your Shot

How can you find an original angle for a digital picture when all of them have already been covered? It is rather simple and you don’t have to discover new angles but use the ones you know in a way you did not do so far. The key is to try a large variety of angles and […]

Digital Cameras with Built-in Microphones Ideal for Travel

Digital Cameras with Built-in Microphones Ideal for Travel

Most people take the camera with them when they go on vacation to take shots of all of the sites and attractions. They also like to keep a sort of photo journal of the trip. However, sometimes you might find yourself taking so many photos in such a short period of time that you can’t […]