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Capturing Amazing Images Through Your Airplane Window

Capturing Amazing Images Through Your Airplane Window

The only time humans get the chance to take photos from thousands of feet above the earth is when they’re on airplanes or hot-air balloons etc. You can get some amazing images from those heights as everything is seen in a different perspective. Taking photos from an airplane can be easily done, but there are […]

Practicing Your Photography Skills at Weddings

Practicing Your Photography Skills at Weddings

If you’ve been invited to a wedding it’s a good opportunity to practice your photography skills. If you’re going to be attending anyway, why not take your camera along and get in a few hundred shots while you’re there? As well as being a good opportunity to practice, you can also add the photos to your […]

Panoramic Photography – Some Important Tricks

Panoramic Photography – Some Important Tricks

Most of the cameras have along the base settings a feature able to give you a hand in creating panoramic images. Usually this setting has several functions. First of them is the one showing you the picture you just took and only then moving to the visualization of what you plan to shoot. This helps you […]

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Which Camera for Which Kind of Picture?

Choosing the right digital camera can be confusing, with such a wide range of models available and new options hitting the market daily such as the Canon Ixus, finding the right camera for you can be overwhelming. When it comes to digital cameras it is definitely worth looking at camera reviews, but trying to decide what […]

Do You Need a Zoom Lens for General Photography?

Do You Need a Zoom Lens for General Photography?

When it comes to deciding if you should use a zoom lens or the camera’s prime lens there are a few things you should consider. The best quality lenses are generally prime lenses because they are optimized for one focal length. These lenses are usually faster because they enable you to use a larger maximum […]

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Black and White Digital Photography – Unleash Your Creativity

Black and white photography may not be as simple as one may think. When trying to click a black and white photograph, the photographer has to consider the various colors in the composition and how they will turn out in the various tones of grey. When using black and white film the photographer needs to consider […]

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A Press Pass Can Be a Photographer’s Best Friend

A photographer’s best friend can often be an official press pass. These passes will allow you tophotograph events from prime locations. They’re excellent for concerts and sporting events as you don’t have to sneak in your small point-and-shoot digital camera. Most venues offer plenty of room for you to get some excellent shots. However, you can’t just […]

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The Good and the Bad of the Notorious JPEG Format

There are many types of file formats used in digital photography and each of these formats are adapted for a certain purpose: printing, archiving, web publishing, post processing, capture, etc. The most common file formats are JPEG, RAW, TIFF, GIF and PNG. Most of the digital cameras, except compact cameras, the “point and shoot” types, offer two […]

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Back-Button Focusing Can Be Useful

Even though a camera has an autofocus, it still needs some direction from the photographer to make sure it’s focusing on the right part of the image. The autofocus might be correct for one shot and then the next photo it might lock onto something in the background. You could always eliminate this problem by using the […]

How Different Colors Can Affect Your Photos?

How Different Colors Can Affect Your Photos?

Colors create moods. Throughout history certain colors have been linked with certain moods. For instance, red is often related to rage or anger, white is seen as pure and black is often used to represent evil etc. Of course, colors don’t always evoke these specific emotions and moods, but they can often be used in […]