Movie Review – the President's Photographer – Documentary (2010)

Movie Review – the President's Photographer – Documentary (2010)

For the past fifty years, there has been an official White House photographer to document the movements of the President of the United States. Pete...
For the past fifty years, there has been an official White House photographer to document the movements of the President of the United States. Pete Souza is currently "The President's Photographer." This is his second tour of duty since he also served as a photographer under President Reagan in the 80's.Morgan Freeman is the narrator of this exclusive documentary which reveals sections of the White House never before seen by citizens other than White House staff. Pete Souza works in the West Wing, just 100 steps from the President. His schedule is the President's schedule. He is adept at fading...
Earning Money as a Photographer

Earning Money as a Photographer

A camera is a camera and a lens is a lens. Right. Only partially. Different types of cameras and lens are necessary for distinct photography....
A camera is a camera and a lens is a lens. Right. Only partially. Different types of cameras and lens are necessary for distinct photography. With the cost of photographic equipment as high as it it, making a mistake on the original equipment purchased can be costly. Many expert photographers have moved from film photography to digital in the last dozen years, while others still extole the virtues of film. If you are pursuing fine art, film may be a viable option, but for most commercial photography options, digital has become the standard. This is not because digital is superior,...
DIY Engagement Announcement Photographs and Videos

DIY Engagement Announcement Photographs and Videos

Right after getting engaged couples usually find a way to announce their engagement. Some simply plan a get together where they tell family and friends...
Right after getting engaged couples usually find a way to announce their engagement. Some simply plan a get together where they tell family and friends about their intentions to get married, while others publish an announcement in their local or hometown newspapers. If you are planning on announcing your engagement in a local newspaper then you will want to take a great picture of the two of you together. While you can hire a photographer to photograph you, there are ways to do it yourself.Option #1 - Tripod and TimerThe quickest way to take your own engagement photograph is to...
Tips for Photographing Animals

Tips for Photographing Animals

Whether you're taking pictures for a local shelter, practicing your photography skills, or just taking pictures of the family cat, these five tips can help...
Whether you're taking pictures for a local shelter, practicing your photography skills, or just taking pictures of the family cat, these five tips can help give you the "money shot." Don't use a FlashFlash may be great for some photos, but photographing animals is not one of them. Using the flash can make the animal appear washed out and pale, and it can even scare the dog or cat you're photographing. Instead, go outside. If that isn't possible, light up the room as much as possible. Photograph Outside, if possiblePhotographing outside not only eliminates the need for flash, but also...
Top 10 Wedding Photography Blogs

Top 10 Wedding Photography Blogs

In the past few months I have nurtured my love of photography with a healthy dose of blog browsing. I am hoping that by submersing...
In the past few months I have nurtured my love of photography with a healthy dose of blog browsing. I am hoping that by submersing myself in the most beautiful wedding photography on the internet, I might learn a thing or two and develop it into my own sense of style and business one day. I actually will be listing more than 10 blogs on here, but 10 is a nice, round number that people appreciate more than 12 (which is the number that I actually have bookmarked to visit on a daily basis and will be sharing with you...
How to Keep Home Electronics Dust Free

How to Keep Home Electronics Dust Free

Dusting is probably my least favorite chore. Some days, when I look around the house, it seems I'm drowning in a sea of stubborn dust,...
Dusting is probably my least favorite chore. Some days, when I look around the house, it seems I'm drowning in a sea of stubborn dust, particularly when it comes to keeping home electronics clean. All of the screens, little black boxes, modems and keyboards that fill my home are magnets for dust. So for my own sanity and the longevity of our electronics, I've decided to battle the home electronics dust war with an arsenal of tips and tricks. Why Dust? Computers, televisions, monitors, keyboards, printers, and fax machines all collect dust and dirt. Because TV and PC screens are...
Make Money Selling Broken Electronics on E-Bay

Make Money Selling Broken Electronics on E-Bay

Do you have an iPod that has stopped working lying around? Or maybe an old video camera that sort of works but needs to be...
Do you have an iPod that has stopped working lying around? Or maybe an old video camera that sort of works but needs to be fixed. Possibly you have a DVD player that no longer works sitting in a closet somewhere. Well, don't throw this stuff out with the garbage because you can actually sell them for fairly good money on e-Bay.I was amazed too when I saw all the broken electronics being sold on e-Bay. We had an iPod that stopped working and were about to throw it away when, just for fun, we decided to look and see...
Tips on Photographing Kids for a Professional-Looking Picture

Tips on Photographing Kids for a Professional-Looking Picture

Photographing kids is top priority for many parents. With just a few tips, you can get a professional shot on your own. Photographing kids can...
Photographing kids is top priority for many parents. With just a few tips, you can get a professional shot on your own. Photographing kids can be easy and fun!Photographing Kids: Comfort in front of a cameraThe amount of reactions you can get when photographing kids is varied. Some kids will flash fake smiles while others will pout. Many times these shots are not what you are looking for. One aspect of photographing kids is making them feel comfortable in front of the camera so that you can catch natural emotions.For those children who love to show off then let them...
How to Make Money from Photographing Construction Sites

How to Make Money from Photographing Construction Sites

If you like photography and own a good camera, it could be hard to decide where to put your skills into a profitable use. Think...
If you like photography and own a good camera, it could be hard to decide where to put your skills into a profitable use. Think no more! Here is a wonderful idea for any photographer. Take pictures of different stages of construction of a building and sell them to the builders. If you get good at it, you can even turn this into a full time business. Usually, builders don't take photographs of the construction progress. This is actually helpful for them because they can use the photos for remodeling. So you could sell your set of around 100 photos...
The Invention and History of Photography

The Invention and History of Photography

The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in...
The history of photography can be traced back to the efforts of Sir John Herschel. He was the first man to use the term in the year 1839. This was the same year when photographic processes and all possible information related to photography were made available to the common man. The term photography is mainly derived from Greek literature. It implies a synthesis of light and writing. The concept of photography gained popularity only after the synthesis of two popular processes of science. Interestingly, the concept of photography was not known to anyone till the time these two scientific processes...