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  • The Rules Of Exposure  By : Peter Richards
    These days almost all types of camera have automatic exposure mode. But to put life into a picture, it is best to use a camera with manual exposure. To master this art of photography one can take a photography course to learn the related aspects of picture clicking.
  • Photographing Silver Objects  By : Carol Scheer
    One of the trickiest things to photograph are silver objects. Since silver is extremely reflective it acts like a mirror and your pictures show the camera, your hands, and whatever is behind you.
  • Photographing Jewelry 1: Macro Mode  By : Carol Scheer
    or those of us who sell on the internet our pictures are our best salesperson. People naturally look at photographs before even reading the text description so the better your photographs are the better your chance to make a sale.
  • Photographing Jewelry - Light it Up!  By : Carol Scheer
    You have a beautiful object to sell. You believe it’s going to command a good price. You spend a lot of time taking pictures of it from various angles. You’re excited. However when you look at the pictures you took something doesn’t quite look right. The colors are off. What you saw with your eyes isn’t what you’re seeing in your pictures.
  • Photography - Size is Everything; Picture Size that is!  By : Carol Scheer
    To understand what I’m talking about let’s start at the beginning. A computer monitor displays what you see by putting a lot of pixels side by side. Okay...so what’s a pixel?
  • Amazing Action Photo Tips  By : Gen Wright
    Learn to take great action photo with any digital camera, tips and tricks from the professionals. Taking a good action shot is quite a difficult thing master the art of. First of all you have to be as close to your subject as possible.
  • Online File and Picture Sharing  By : Henrietta Browning
    Photos have always been a great way to express your ideas or emotions, and offer many things that words cannot express. It is a great idea to share your picture with others to share your joys and sorrows with others. Gone are the days when Polaroids stored in hard-cover albums was the only choice but now these albums have been replaced by digital pictures stored in photo sharing websites, blogs, and social networks. Online picture sharing has been around since the advent of the digital age.
  • Getting The Right Pixel Resolutions For Online Printing  By : Kate Manheaven
    A lot of the confusion that happens in online printing comes from the fact that most us do not really know the ins and outs of our images and printing designs. We use our digital cameras, and that publishing software at home to create nice layouts, but when we finally turn them to the online printing service we unfortunately discover that our settings are wrong.
  • Snapfish a history of a digital photo printing service  By : Carol Pruitt
    Snapfish is one of the most known and old online digital photo printing services. Established in San Francisco as a small startup company trying to tap on the Internet boom it was later on acquired by Hewlett Packard to become HP printing service.
  • Do not forget your old legacy film printed photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras has been around for a few years now. Almost everybody is using one today and almost all new photos created are digital too.
  • So what is really compression?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Compression is an old term used often by many computer users. Although many users do use compression utilities many users at the same time do not fully understand what compression really means.
  • Getting away with free digital photo printing  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos are everywhere. It is very hard to find anyone with film cameras anymore. While you can view and enjoy the digital photos taken with your digital camera on your computer or on the digital camera screen itself it is sometimes better to have the photos printed and even better to have them printed for free.
  • To compress or not to compress?  By : Carol Pruitt
    The answer was simple back in the early days of computers when memory and bandwidth were extremely limited as there was no choice and was data files had to be compress for storage and transmission. But today with infinite storage and high broadband is compression still necessary?
  • Auto bracketing an underused feature of many digital SLR cameras  By : Carol Pruitt
    When taking digital photos making sure that the exposure is right for the specific lighting condition is one of the most important tasks for achieving a high quality digital photo. Auto bracketing can help in hard lighting condition when finding the right exposure value is not easy.
  • Which format should you use to store digital photos?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Old cameras captured photos on film. Digital cameras however capture photos on memory in the form of digital files. There are many file types each with each own unique format. Here is an explanation about a few common digital picture file formats.
  • What is inside a new modern Digital SLR camera  By : Carol Pruitt
    Many know that Digital SLR also known as DSLR are better cameras than the pocket digital cameras. After all they cost more and they have this professional look and feel. But what does DLSR really mean? Here is an explanation of what DLSR is and how it works.
  • Turning photo paper prints into digital files using a scanner  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos are much more flexible than paper prints. Many of us still have albums of old paper photo prints, it would be great if there was an easy way to turn them into digital photos, into digital jpeg files. Here are some options for how to do it.
  • The sony alpha dslra350 more mega pixels and more quality from Sony  By : Carol Pruitt
    Sony is a well known and established brand name in consumer electronics and especially in digital cameras. Sony is famous for many successful digital camera models and the sony alpha dslra350 seems like yet another candidate for such fame.
  • Tips for how to take good digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Taking good photos is something every photographer inspires for. A photo is good or not when judged in context of what the photographer goal was and what camera was used. Here are some ideas for taking good photos with Canon Digitla SLR camera.
  • Extending your digital SLR battery time  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are great devices for capturing digital photos though they only work as long as their battery is not empty. If the battery is dry and you need to take a photo the digital camera will not work. There are ways in which you can extend your battery life here are a few.
  • Setting your digital camera exposure correctly  By : Carol Pruitt
    Exposure is one word for describing how much light the digital camera sensor is exposed to. There are two factors that set the exposure: the aperture and the shutter speed. Exposure is also described as one number called the Exposure Value (acronym EV).
  • Some common digital photography mistakes  By : Carol Pruitt
    Every photographer from amateurs to professionals makes mistakes when taking photos. In the old film days you could only find the bad results after processing the negatives. With digital cameras like the %anchor% you can see your mistakes immediately after taking the photo through the LCD screen.
  • Extending your camera battery life  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are great devices for capturing digital photos though they only work as long as their battery is not empty. If the battery is dry and you need to take a photo the digital camera will not work. There are ways in which you can extend your battery life here are a few.
  • Carrying Your Collectibles Photos on a Keychain  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photo frames normally look like old paper photo frame. But there is no reason why they wouldn’t be made in other shapes one of which is the keychain digital photo frame. The digital photo frame keychain is like any other photo frame but it fits your pocket.
  • High end features in an entry level DSLR Olympus Evolt E510  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras prices vary tremendously. Low level good cameras can cost around $100 while high end professional cameras can reach 5 digits price levels. Four digit prices are a must when you are looking for a DSLR camera with an image stabilizer and a live LCD view – at least they were a must until the Olympus Evolt E510.
  • Is a 7 megapixel camera like the Canon PowerShot SD1000 needed?  By : Carol Pruitt
    If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are looking to buy a new camera. You must have asked yourself the how many megapixels question. New digital cameras support and ever growing number of megapixels, the question is do you really need so many pixels?
  • Read what is on your batteries for example the Sanyo 2700mAh NiMH  By : Carol Pruitt
    All modern consumer electronic devices are powered by batteries. Understanding what different battery technologies are and how batteries behave can help squeeze more usage from each battery.
  • Behind image stabilizer lenses and the Canon EF 70-200mm IS USM  By : Carol Pruitt
    Image stabilizers are helpful fancy additions to zoom lenses. In high zoom factors every tiny camera movement is translated to a blurry photo. There are different techniques to avoid such movement but sometimes when taking photos fast without a tripod or special equipment an image stabilizer lens might be the only way to go. Here is how and why.
  • The Coby DP-151 1.5" Digital Photo Keychain  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photo keychain are very similar to digital photo frames. While digital photo frames replace viewing photo prints on the desk, on a shelf or on the wall digital photo keychains replace carrying small photo prints in your wallet.
  • Flash units and the Canon Speedlite 580EX  By : Carol Pruitt
    Nowadays using flash photography is easy one push of a button and most cameras do everything for you. It was not always so easy. Flash is needed for example to take photos in dark scenes or to get rid of shades in fill in mode. We will look at general attributes of flash units and the Canon Speedlite 580Ex in particular.
  • Canon Rebet XTi - the good and the bad  By : Carol Pruitt
    Canon digital cameras are great. If you do not own a Canon Rebel yet your wait was worth it! Canon new EOS Digital Rebel XTi is a new design for the successful EOS Rebel line.
  • The different steps in photo printing  By : Carol Pruitt
    Both film photos and digital photos can be printer on special photo paper. Printing on photo paper is a process that involves a few stages and is for example very different than printing documents on your printer.
  • Matte or Glossy Prints - Which is Better for Collectibles  By : Carol Pruitt
    When printing digital photos there are two main options for choosing the paper the prints are printed on - matte or glossy. Choosing between matte or glossy is not just a matter of how you like your prints to look; there are other things that you should consider.
  • The right handling of digital photo prints  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photo prints are very similar to old style film photo paper prints. There are a few things to consider when printing digital photos and when handling the printed photo paper.
  • The history of digital photo printing evolution  By : Carol Pruitt
    We all print photos either at home or using a photo printing service. A few stop to appreciate the technology that allows photos to be so accurately printed on standard to special paper.
  • Free prints are a good way to choose the photo printing service for you  By : Carol Pruitt
    Online photo printing services found out that in order to lure users into using their services they should offer users a way to sample their service and prints quality for free. Some users though are abusing this offer.
  • Printing photo printing free of charge  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos can be viewed in many ways on a computer screen on the digital camera built in screen and sometimes printer on regular traditional photo paper. Because printing involves tangible material and labor it is not free of charge.
  • Are digital prints any different than old film paper prints?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Everybody is using digital cameras these days. Although many people never end up printing any of the digital photos that they take others do print what is known as digital prints.
  • What should you know to decide on the size of your digital prints  By : Carol Pruitt
    Printing digital photos can be confusing. Many online printing services provide many settings for the user one of the most basic is the print size. Deciding on the print size is more than just figuring out the size of the photo you would like to have.
  • Digital photos can survive forever if taken care of  By : Carol Pruitt
    If you ever opened an old photo album you are probably aware how old photo paper prints look like. Yellowish and faded colors are just one symptom of photo paper aging. The digital photos era promises photos that can survive a lifetime and more.
  • Printing photo enlargements on Snapfish.  By : Carol Pruitt
    Most of your digital photos are going to be either viewed on your computer screen or printed on relatively small and standard photo paper sizes such as 4 by 6 and 5 by 7 inches. Every now and then however you would like to print bigger digital prints also known as enlargements.
  • Free prints paper sizes - 4XD and more  By : Carol Pruitt
    In the film days photo paper sizes were designed to fit the aspect ratio of the film negative frames. Digital camera sensors use different aspect ratios and as such when printing digital photos on traditional paper the photos have to be either cropped or shrunk.
  • Compressing or archiving what is the difference?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Many people confuse the terms archiving and compressing. While there is some connection between the two they are actually completely two different things. Here is some more information about those terms.
  • What are Tar files? Are they compressed archives or not?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Tar is a well known file format though many users confuse it to be something that it is not. Tar is an old format evident by its name which stands for Tape Archive. So what are Tar files?
  • The popular Zip archive file type  By : Carol Pruitt
    The Zip file format is the most popular archive file format. Zip allows the packing and compressing of multiple files in one archive. Zip has been around since the 90s. Here is some more information about the Zip format and its history.
  • How does compression work?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Most likely you have been using compression even if you did not realize it. For example when archiving files into a Zip file or when saving digital photos in a compressed JPEG format you are using compression. So how does this compression magic work?
  • Using the a tele adapter  By : Carol Pruitt
    Sometimes when taking digital photos using a greater tele photo reach is desirable. There are two way to achieve it one is to switch and mount a completely different lens. The other is to mount what is known as a tele adapter.
  • Digital photos as effective commerce tools  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos are not just entertainment or tools for capturing moments like birthdays or weddings. Digital photos are also commercial tools helping in the buying and selling of products.
  • Printing digital photos is not that hard  By : Carol Pruitt
    If you ever wanted to print your digital photos but have not done so because you feared that it was just too complicated to do than you were simply wrong. Nowadays printing digital photos is an easy task.
  • What is DPOF and what is it good for  By : Carol Pruitt
    No matter why and how you are printing your digital photos, at home, using a paid printing service or if you found a way to get free prints using DPOF would make your printing experience smoother and easier. Here is how.
  • Printing and sharing digital photos online  By : Carol Pruitt
    The combination of digital photography and the Internet opened many new options for storing sharing and printing photos. During the film era you could only print photos on paper and had to physically hand them to people for viewing. These days are over.
  • One opinion about Snapfish photo printing service  By : Carol Pruitt
    Snapfish is a well know established photo printing service. Snapfish now owned by HP has millions of active users and provides a large variety of printing products.
  • Digital photo printing why customer service counts  By : Carol Pruitt
    Photo printing can be a fun experience. You can print your digital photos at home or you can electronically send them to an online photo printing service. If you decide to do the latter you should make sure that you choose a photo printing service that has good customer service.
  • Creative ideas for what to do with your digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    For the most part digital cameras are digital replacements of the old film cameras. There are however new applications that are possible with the digital media that were just impossible with the old film one. Here are some ideas for what you can do with digital photos.
  • The good and bad in the Evolt 510 Digital SLR  By : Carol Pruitt
    The new Evolt 510 is a great camera for its price. Continuing on Olympus successful Evolt 410 the Evolt 510 brings more features and fixes some bugs found in the Evolt 410. Here are some random good and bad things found in the Evolt 510.
  • Printing digital photos at home using Canon PIXMA Pro 9000 photo printer  By : Carol Pruitt
    There are three main options when it comes to printing digital photos. You send them to a professional online printing service, you can take them to a local photo printing store or you can print them at home if you own a photo printer like the Canon PIXMA Pro 9000.
  • Digital photos are not just for viewing and printing  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras were traditionally used as a replacement for film cameras. Consumers were shooting photos, printing them and saving them in photo albums. However as time passed consumers found new ways to use digital photos. Here are a few.
  • Two high end features in an entry level DSLR Olympus Evolt E510  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras prices vary tremendously. Low level good cameras can cost around $100 while high end professional cameras can reach 5 digits price levels. Four digit prices are a must when you are looking for a DSLR camera with an image stabilizer and a live LCD view – at least they were a must until the Olympus Evolt E510.
  • Do you need a 7 megapixel camera like the Canon PowerShot SD1000  By : Carol Pruitt
    If you are reading this then there is a good chance that you are looking to buy a new camera. You must have asked yourself the how many megapixels question. New digital cameras support and ever growing number of megapixels, the question is do you really need so many pixels?
  • Learning to read what is on your batteries for example the Sanyo 2700mAh NiMH  By : Carol Pruitt
    All modern consumer electronic devices are powered by batteries. Understanding what different battery technologies are and how batteries behave can help squeeze more usage from each battery.
  • Behind image stabilizer lenses like the Canon EF 70-200mm IS USM  By : Carol Pruitt
    Image stabilizers are helpful fancy additions to zoom lenses. In high zoom factors every tiny camera movement is translated to a blurry photo. There are different techniques to avoid such movement but sometimes when taking photos fast without a tripod or special equipment an image stabilizer lens might be the only way to go. Here is how and why.
  • External flash units and the Canon Speedlite 580EX  By : Carol Pruitt
    Nowadays using flash photography is easy one push of a button and most cameras do everything for you. It was not always so easy. Flash is needed for example to take photos in dark scenes or to get rid of shades in fill in mode. We will look at general attributes of flash units and the Canon Speedlite 580Ex in particular.
  • Those JPEG files - what are they?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos are computer files. They are stored either on the camera memory or on a computer hard disk. Like any other computer file digital photos are saved in well known formats. One of those standard formats is known as JPEG. Here is some useful information on JPEG files.
  • Why do digital camera batteries run dry so fast?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are useless when their batteries run dry. Battery technologies have improved a lot in the last years but batteries still have just a limited energy capacity. To get more out of your batteries you should understand what digital camera feature consumer more power and how to minimize energy consumption.
  • The megapixels reality  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital camera manufacturers are fighting to have a lineup of digital cameras with the highest number of megapixels. Every few months a new model with more megapixels is introduced and the manufacturers would love you to drop your old digital camera for the newest and greatest one. Before you do it you should read this article.
  • Do not throw away your old photo paper prints  By : Carol Pruitt
    Many people still have large number of old fashion photo paper prints in their homes. Even if you threw away your old film camera and you are exclusively using digital there is a good chance that you still have many photos that are important to you in paper prints format. It is a good idea to upgrade those prints to the new digital format - here is how,
  • When digital print enlargements are considered  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital photos can be viewed on computer screens or printed on paper. Most of the time you are most likely to print on standard paper sizes like 4X6 or 5X7. Every now and then however you might want to make enlargements of some photos that you specially care about. Print enlargements quality depends on your digital camera mega pixels figure, here is how.
  • It is about time to switch to a digital camera  By : Carol Pruitt
    Are you still using a film base camera? if you are than this article is for you. You probably know by now that you are becoming a minority as more and more people switch to digital cameras. This article lists some reasons why you should also consider making that switch.
  • Why should I care about my digital camera CCD sensor size?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Everybody knows to check how many mega pixels their new camera has. Although more mega pixels does not necessarily mean better photos most people understand why mega pixels are important. One characteristic of digital cameras that many ignore is the sensor size.
  • Taking advantage of digital photos zero cost  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras have changed the way in which we take digital photos. One such change is the zero cost of taking many photos. With digital cameras digital photos are stored on memory cards. They can be viewed and discarded at literally no cost. There are some ways in which you can take advantage of that zero cost photography.
  • Candlelight photography – candles in photos basic concepts  By : Carol Pruitt
    Candles are a unique light source. Using candlelight to light a scene can result in breathtaking photos. Candlelight temperature is different than flash, daylight or regular bulb light. Using candlelight is hard and requires experience. This article will provide you some basic ideas to start experimenting with.
  • Scenes that will fail your digital camera auto focus  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras include sophisticated mechanisms that can automatically figure out the perfect focus for the scene that you are photographing. However even the most sophisticated digital camera can be fooled by scenes that are hard to focus on. Here are a few such scenes and explanations.
  • Do I need an 8MP digital camera?  By : Carol Pruitt
    If you are on the market for a new digital camera then there is a good chance that you are asking yourself that exact question. Maybe the number of megapixels that you are considering is different. Do you really need a 16MP digital camera? 8MP? 6MP? This article tries to help you answering this question.
  • Are film cameras better than digital cameras?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Film cameras are becoming rare. Although digital cameras have come a long way since they were first introduced there are still photographers that prefer to use old film cameras. Some of them use film exclusively while others prefer film for specific scenarios.
  • Giving a digital facelift to your old paper prints?  By : Carol Pruitt
    Although it seems that digital cameras have been around forever – they are relatively a new product. For years we used film cameras and as a result most of us accumulated many paper prints made from such film. We can keep those paper prints albums as is or find ways to upgrade them into the new digital era.
  • What can you do with your old digital camera?  By : Carol Pruitt
    So you just got a new digital camera. Congratulations! What are you planning to do with your old digital camera? Many people just forget about it burying it in a drawer or somewhere around the house. There are better things to do with it, here are a few.
  • How does a digital camera combined auto focus work  By : Carol Pruitt
    Objects in good focus in a digital photo is a very basic requirement for high quality photography. There are two different ways to focus on such objects: manual or automatic. There are a few automatic focus methods – combined auto focus systems use more than one such method.
  • How does a digital camera active auto focus work  By : Carol Pruitt
    In focus objects in a digital photo is a very basic requirement for high quality photography. There are two different ways to focus on such objects: manual or automatic. There are a few automatic focus methods one of them is known as active auto focus.
  • How does a digital camera passive auto focus work  By : Carol Pruitt
    In focus objects in a digital photo is a very basic requirement for high quality photography. There are two different ways to focus on such objects: manual or automatic. There are a few automatic focus methods one of them is known as passive auto focus.
  • Digital camera flash units  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras flash units come in many shapes and sizes. Low end digital cameras include low energy built in flash units. High end digital SLR cameras can support sophisticated external flash units which can provide superior lighting in difficult scenarios. Here are some basic facts about flash units both built in and external.
  • Using a digital camera panoramic photography mode  By : Carol Pruitt
    Panoramic digital photos cover a wide angle of view. In its extreme a panoramic photo can cover 360 degrees of view. Such panoramic photos are for example taken from a sky scraper to convey the view it provides. Most new digital cameras provide a panoramic mode that supports such photography.
  • Some macro digital photography basics  By : Carol Pruitt
    Macro photography is underused by many amateur photographers. Professional photographer use macro photography to take extremely high quality macro photos that impress their viewers. Here are some facts about such macro digital photos.
  • Your camera CCD sensor size and the number of megapixels  By : Carol Pruitt
    The digital cameras megapixels madness is very similar to the personal computer Mhz madness back in the 90s. The number of pixels a camera uses to produce a digital photo is just one element in determining the photo quality. Another important element that is usually forgotten is the sensor size. Here is why.
  • A common photography problem: Shaded objects in digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: dark silhouettes in digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: red eyed objects in digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: overexposed digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: underexposed digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: blurry digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A common photography problem: out of focus digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are becoming more and more sophisticated. On one hand they allow high quality automatic point and shoot. On the other hand they allow full manual control of their settings. Regardless of the mode you use there are some scenes that require special care. Without such care your digital photos will be of poor quality regardless of how sophisticated and automatic your camera is.
  • A holistic approach to buying a new digital camera  By : Carol Pruitt
    Many buy a new camera based on just a few parameters like purchase price and megapixels. This is unfortunate as there is much more to a new digital camera buying decision. This article will describe a holistic approach to that decision.
  • Smart usage can extend digital cameras battery life  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras are powered by batteries and are limited in the number of digital photos that can be taken between either replacing or recharging the batteries. If you are planning for a long digital photo shooting session or are traveling learning some habits that can save on power will help you conserve energy and squeeze more digital photos from your batteries.
  • More things to do with your digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Digital cameras have changed the way we take and use photos. With tradition film cameras you usually ended up printing photos and sorting them into photo albums. With digital cameras however the number of possible usages for digital photos is enormous.
  • Sensor size and Depth of field in film and digital cameras  By : Carol Pruitt
    Depth of field is defined as the range in which the photo is in focus. Achieving a specific depth of field is a useful photography technique used for example to achieve a blurry background effect. Film and digital cameras have different optical attributes as a result of using different sensor sizes. For that reason depth of field is also different in film and digital cameras.
  • Professionals take many digital photos to get that perfect one  By : Carol Pruitt
    Professional photographers take a large number of photos. They know that by doing so they will most likely find that perfect one they were aiming for. Digital cameras make such a technique available to all of us.
  • Basic understanding of your digital camera flash  By : Carol Pruitt
    Many of us do not think twice about the usage of our digital camera’s flash assuming that the camera will use the flash automatically as needed. Flash however can and should be manually set in many scenarios resulting in high quality digital photos.
  • Making some extra money with your digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    Are you an amateur photographer? Do you enjoy taking digital photos? Do you have good quality digital photos to share with others? You can do that and also make some extra money from it. This article will show you how you can enjoy sharing your photography work and also get some cash at the same time.
  • Avoiding pitfalls when taking high quality digital photos  By : Carol Pruitt
    With today’s sophisticated digital cameras it is relatively easy to take good digital photos. This is especially true if you are using s point and shoot digital pocket camera. However even with such a camera you can follow some tips that will result in better higher quality digital photos. These tips become much more important when using high end SLR cameras in manual mode.
  • Creating a digital photo inventory of your house or office  By : Carol Pruitt
    There are many reasons to keep an updated and complete inventory of your home or office. One reason is for easier insurance claims in cases of disaster, burglary, lost or other damages. This article will give you some tips for effectively creating and keeping such inventory.
  • How to shoot sharp digital photos without a tripod  By : Carol Pruitt
    Tripods are used when you need a steady platform to take a digital photo. In some scenarios not using a tripod will result in a blurry digital photo with its objects either blurred or simply out of focus. However there are times when you will find yourself in a situation that a tripod is needed but you do not have one with you to use. Here are some alternatives to using a tripod when one is not available.

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