Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Must-Have Apps for Photographers

Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are...
Digital photography makes refining and correcting photos so much easier. Many photographers touch up their photos on the computer before sharing them anywhere. There are many complicated programs which you can use to modify and touch up your photos. But there are also a number of smaller, simpler, and just as powerful programs. Whether you are looking to organize your photos, clarify them, or add professional-looking effects, here are four applications you can download for free (either a demo or the full thing).Neat ImageDownload it here.Neat Image comes as either a plug-in for photoshop (it works in Paint Shop Pro...
Sports Photography Equipment Tips

Sports Photography Equipment Tips

CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous...
CameraWith the exception of a few sports, this is the world of fast action photography. This means fast shutter speeds, fast "emulsions" (ISO's), fast continuous shooting rates, and fast lenses. The first two, fast shutter speeds and high ISO's, are available in most prosumer d-SLR's and compact cameras, so you should have no problem.The last two, fast shooting rates and fast lenses, are not widely available. Many mid-level d-SLR's can deliver only around three frames per second (fps), and burst rates of around 10 to 20 images. If you intend to shoot fast action regularly, better invest in a camera...

How to Clean Electronics so They Won't Fizzle Out

Do your electronics get clogged with dust and dirt? Of course they do. Anything that sits in our homes collects dust and dirt. When these...
Do your electronics get clogged with dust and dirt? Of course they do. Anything that sits in our homes collects dust and dirt. When these delicate electronics get very dirty over time, their efficiency and effectiveness is going to be affected. Well, do you know how to clean them? Here are some tips to clean the technology that is in your home.First and foremost, never, ever spray any cleaning agents directly on your electrical equipment! Always spray on a cleaning cloth and then wipe the item. Many electronics have ventilation holes and other entry points. If the spray happens to...
Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Photography Lighting Considerations: Pictures with a Colourful Impact

Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can...
Master photographer, Andreas Feininger emphasizes that light and color can achieve one of three goals: It can be natural. It can be accurate. It can be effective.A photographer can attain these goals by using the manner in which light changes throughout the time of day to the photo's advantage. Weather variations can also be used to create special eye-catching photos. Natural lighting will affect the mood, tone and depth of colour in your pictures.Photography can be said to be a process of playing with light and color. The time of day you take photos will ultimately affect final results –...
Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

Photographer's Guide: An Exploration into How Your Camera's F-stop Works

You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on...
You have a single lens reflex camera but don't really know much about how it works. Here is a lesson plan to get you on your way to understanding how f-stops work.This exercise is a variation on an assignment from a 200 level college photography course. Having taught college level art courses for over ten years, I have created processes that teach through doing rather than through watching or listening. Following the process outlined below, you should be successful at having an educational experience to build upon.Choose a scene to photography. You are going to photography this same composition many...