In this article I’ll talk about the popular saying that if you save your images as JPEG over and over you’ll be lowering the image quality by a lot… Continue reading
In this article I’ll talk about the popular saying about digital cameras and higher megapixel counts. Do you know anyone who got a new digital camera and said something like “This 12 MP (Megapixel) camera is so much better, it can print images over twice as big compared to my old 5 mp camera.” Guess what? W… Continue reading
When it comes to scenery, black and white is much easier to muddle than color. If you want to see how beautiful black and white scenery can be in the hands of a master, then check out Ansel Adams: http://www.anseladams.com/. I know that I am not Ansel Adams though, and I daresay that very few of us are. So extra care is required when photographing in black and white. Continue reading
Black and white photography has become a “thing” – meaning that everyone likes it, everyone wants it and, sadly, everyone thinks that they can do it well. But not everyone can. Black and white photography, just like every other art form, has rules and characteristics that separate the artistic from the thing that anyone with a camera and Photoshop can do. Continue reading
For starters, HDR photography is where your pictures capture both the shadows and light areas much more vividly than the regular camera lens. Our eyes do that already, which is why the brightest area in our vision is balanced off with the darkest area and we get a truly dynamic sight in front of us. Continue reading
CollageIT is a program that allows you to create amazing collages using your digital photos. The interface is simple to use, and with 15 templates included for free that you can customize in near infinite ways, the possibilities for creativity are endless! Continue reading
You never get enough of composition and framing rules. Once you’ve digested the previous rules on framing, here are more to get your act right.
The next time you are framing up your subject, think of these tips for a better appeal.
1. Most times, we take pictures of people, places or things without anchoring them. For