Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Archive for the ‘Digital Photography’ Category


Friday, March 16th, 2007


Let me start today’s tip by asking, “Have you ever been able to crop (or cut) hundreds of photos in just minutes”?

How about this: “Can you do it with perfection and customization”?

Well, if you said no to either of those question, you really should take a look at this.

Today, I am going to introduce you to the fastest and easiest image cropping tool, which is also… Continue reading

Create Your Own Photo Album

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Create Your Own Photo Album

So, now that you have returned and unpacked after a great vacation, it’s time to go through all the pictures you took! But, first things first. You are going to want to make sure your pictures are backed up on your computer for safe keeping. If you use a digital camera, you can simply connect the camera to your computer and copy the pictures. If… Continue reading

Yahoo! Photo Mail

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Do you know anything about Yahoo! Photo Mail? If so, please share your information with us!

Well, to be honest with you, I didn’t know much about it until you asked this question. So, it’s a good thing you asked, because now we can all learn about this great program! There’s no more time to waste on not using this, so let’s get started!

First of… Continue reading

Show Your True Colors

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Show Your True Colors

Let’s say you go on an awesome vacation and you take tons of pictures. When you are back and refreshed from all the fun, you sit at the computer and go through all the pictures. You do this only to realize they aren’t as good as they looked through the camera’s monitor. Well, don’t be too disappointed, because today, you will learn how to bring out… Continue reading

Digital Camera Icons Explained

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Do you own a digital camera? Chances are, you do, because it seems like most everyone does these days. They are handy little devices, but they can sometimes be a little difficult to understand, can’t they? Well, I’m here to shed a little more light on that for you today. I hope it helps! Let’s get started.

When you look at your digital camera, do you see all of the… Continue reading

Color and Black and White

Friday, January 12th, 2007

You’ve probably seen them. I’m talking about those cool looking fashion pictures in magazines where the picture is black and white, but a part of it or some object in the picture is in color. Ever wonder how they get this cool effect to work? Well, today I am going to show you how to achieve this very cool, yet simple effect. To start with, you need a colored image… Continue reading

Create Your Own Masterpiece

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Create Your Own Masterpiece

Today, I am going to show all you nice people that it doesn’t necessarily take a lot of work in Photoshop to make a regular picture look artistic. The skill required for this tutorial is basic and it shouldn’t take too long for you to accomplish what I am going to show you. The only requirement for this tutorial, besides Photoshop, is a nice sweet picture… Continue reading

Camera Equipment

Friday, December 8th, 2006

What is a tripod used for when using a camera? How about a monopod? Please tell me all about them!

Good question! This actually lands under the category of “Digital Photography,” so this tip will give you all a double dose of photo tips today. You can’t complain about that, can you?! Now, this one may seem a little more basic to some of you, but… Continue reading


Friday, December 1st, 2006

I’ve been hearing a lot about Flickr lately. I’ve even seen it mentioned in several of your digital photography tips. So, what is it?

You are absolutely correct. We do frequently mention Flickr in our photography tips and we do that, because Flickr is one of the most up and coming photo programs available on the Internet today. So, what is it exactly? Well, it is… Continue reading


Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006


Have you ever had to resize or crop an image for such a simple little thing? Either way, you still had to open up Photoshop, didn’t you? Or worse still, you go to a friend’s house and they want you to e-mail pictures of their Christmas tree to their aunt. The only thing though is that her digital camera pictures are 2 MB each and she doesn’t have Photoshop… Continue reading

Shapes in Photoshop

Friday, November 17th, 2006

There comes a time in every Photoshop user’s life when they stop and wonder how in the world could they create a rectangle with rounded off edges. Does that ring a bell for you? Well, today I am going to tell you all about a couple of ways to make rectangles with round edges in Photoshop. First of all, let’s create a new document and on a brand new layer… Continue reading

A Gradient Lesson

Friday, November 10th, 2006

A Gradient Lesson

At some point during all of your Photoshop adventures, I’m sure you all have wondered at least a little about the gradient tool. What really do you use the gradient tool for? All it seems to do is cover your images with different colors. Well, today is your day! We are going to go over what you can really use this gradient tool for, in a productive… Continue reading

Light Up Your Photos

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Light Up Your Photos

Have you ever taken pictures of big, pretty monuments, but they ended up being not so captivating? It happens to me all the time. Especially when I click pictures from the inside. You know, close to a window or something. Confused? Well, basically, I recently discovered a little trick that has been so helpful to me and I am going to share it with you nice… Continue reading

Photoshop Actions

Friday, October 13th, 2006

As intuitive as the Photoshop interface is, it can be quite cumbersome for some. This is especially true when you need to do a certain task or even worse, a group of different tasks repeatedly. For instance, let’s say you have a group of 40 images and you need to resize them to a smaller size and then convert them to grayscale for your online photo album. Now, this isn’t… Continue reading

Movie Effects

Friday, October 6th, 2006

Movie Effects

Today’s tutorial is based on a special effect I accidentally discovered while playing around with Photoshop on a rainy day. It’s very easy and does not take very many steps to show impressive results. Folks, today we will learn how to make your personal images seem like they are stills from a movie. Sound interesting? Then let’s get started!

For this tutorial, I am going to use the… Continue reading

Make It a Polaroid

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Make It a Polaroid

Now, this tutorial is especially for the people who love those Polaroid cameras that were a rage once upon a time. Nowadays, we all use digital cameras, but wouldn’t it be nice to give a little Polaroid effect to our images? Well, I hope you all do like that kind of thing, because you are about to go through a tutorial where you will learn how… Continue reading

Yahoo! Photos

Friday, September 15th, 2006

How do you use the photo storage program from Yahoo!?

I’m glad you brought this subject up, because nowadays, several people are using digital cameras, hence ending up with many digital photos. You may put them on your computer, but then you just leave them sit there for awhile. What really is the point in that? You might as well share those photos with your friends… Continue reading

Turning Bits Into Images

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Turning Bits Into Images

We’re going back to the basics today! If you’ve ever wondered how to actually turn digital photos into editable and transferable images, this tip is going to be perfect for you. Keep going to find out more about this procedure. You won’t be disappointed!

People everywhere are using their computers and the Internet to document their family vacations, their artistic portfolio or just to exercise their… Continue reading

Cool Effects

Friday, September 8th, 2006

Cool Effects

Everyone loves to upload their photos online. It’s just a cool and fun thing to do and with the advent of so many free photo sharing Web sites, this has become somewhat a part of today’s pop culture. The aim of the photo is no longer to be printed out and saved in big photo albums. Now, we are uploading them to our personal Web pages, using them… Continue reading

Working with Black and White Photos

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Taking black and white pictures with your extra slick digital camera is no easy art. Digital images don’t have the punch of images taken with a film camera, especially when it comes to black and white images. It’s not possible to replicate the film effect using a digital camera. However, we are going to try and do that using Photoshop. First of all, just desaturating an image in Photoshop won’t… Continue reading

Adjusting Layers

Friday, August 4th, 2006

Every Photoshop user at some point or the other needs to adjust the properties of their images. Properties like color balance, levels, hue/saturation or something as simple as brightness and contrast. Usually, we all would apply the change on the image or the specific layer itself, which is a very easy way to do it. However, sometimes we need to revert back to the original image, which can cause problems… Continue reading

Freckles Be Gone

Friday, July 21st, 2006

Do you have freckles? Do you wish you could take them away sometimes? Or maybe you have a child or grandchild that would like to see what they would look like without freckles. Although freckles are kisses from angels, it’s sometimes nice to change your look, at least in photos. If you’re interested in that, this tip is just for you!

Let’s start… Continue reading

Personalized Brush

Friday, July 14th, 2006

Wouldn’t it be great if you could put your personalized stamp on all of the images that you take?

It would be nice especially if you are an avid photographer and share your images online using a service like Flickr. After all the hard work you do while taking those lovely images, you surely don’t want someone else to post those images on their Web site without giving you any… Continue reading

Restore Damaged Photos

Friday, June 30th, 2006

Restore Damaged Photos

Do you keep old photographs no matter what shape they’re in? Most of us have pictures of our ancestor’s stored away somewhere. They are preserved carefully away from the dust and the kids. These are the same black and white pictures that have gone through years of wear and tear and they show clear signs of it as well. If only you had a penny for every… Continue reading

Depth of Field

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Depth of Field

If you find yourself asking what in the world is “depth of field,” don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Even if it sounds like something professional photographers use while they fire up their big bad expensive cameras, depth of field is something all photographers can use.

Here is an example. You are taking pictures of your daughter at the Eiffel Tower (if you happen to be… Continue reading

Pencil Sketch

Friday, May 12th, 2006

A few weeks back, it was my friend’s birthday and I wanted to draw a pencil sketch of her for her birthday card. The only glitch was that I have two left hands when it comes to sketching. So, what did I do?

No, I didn’t bribe my next door, art school student neighbor. I just went back to my trusted friend: Photoshop. So, how would you like to learn… Continue reading

500 Reasons to Experiment With Adobe Photoshop

Reason #178: “Post-Production Miracles”

If there’s one thing I’ve learned after years as a professional art director, it’s that great photographs don’t always just happen. Occasionally, you’ll land on a perfect setup with the lighting just right and you’re even lucky enough to have your camera with you. But, for the most part, great photos take a lot of thought and planning.

When… Continue reading

Free Newsletter Signup

Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive