Instagram, the popular social media photo-sharing site has added a new feature. Instagram’s 150 million users around the world will now be able to share photos privately as messages to other Instagram users. Continue reading
Digital cameras are hot-selling items, especially during the holiday season. But how do you pick the best model? Continue reading
Ever try to photograph a scene when there’s a bunch of people hanging around? You can be stuck forever – unless you know THIS cool trick. Continue reading
Your camera phone photos could soon look a whole lot better thanks to a chip designed by scientists at MIT. They say it automatically gives a professional look to shots by instantly making adjustments to things like lighting and color. Continue reading
How would you like the ability to edit digital images using the sound of your voice? That technology could be coming to your tablet, phone or laptop soon. Continue reading
Georgia State Representative Earnest Smith wants to make it a crime to digitally edit a person into an “obscene” picture. Commonly known as “Photoshopping,” after the popular Adobe digital image editing software, celebrities and politicians are often the targets of photo-editing pranksters. Continue reading
Imagine that you get up in the morning, start your computer and nothing happens. Your trusty laptop has died during the night and taken the past five years’ worth of your family photographs with it. Backing up your family photos is important and not difficult. 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
Sometimes, your best subject could be yourself. It’s better to do it yourself rather than get others to pose for you. However, you need one prop to make it work best: a mirror. Any mirror. Here is how you can do it in many creative ways…
Children can be tough subjects for a photographer. They are not as patient as adults, and are always on the move. So, if you want to take great photos of your kids, try these top tips.
1. Get down – One of the quickest fixes for achieving great photos of children is to get down to their eye level. Too many
Ever wondered how episodes on Discovery or any feature film captures the entire time span of a day or night in just a few frames? That’s what is called time-lapse photography. You can capture motion in its many variants, whether it’s moving clouds, a scene at a camping site, landscapes, airport terminal, sea waves, sunrise, sunset, waterfall, trailing
The difference between a good photo and a great photo is often just a matter of a few small details. Follow the composition tips below and you too can have photos that you’ll be proud to hang on your walls.
The Rule of Thirds – Pick up any photography book and you will likely find a section on
Microstock Photography Dos and Don’ts
Microstock photographs are low-priced and royalty-free. And you can earn a few dollars more by selling your pictures to many stock photo sites online. Many of you might not be professionals, but that shouldn’t mean you don’t have pictures that are sellable. Here are a few dos and don’ts, so you can make
Often, you can’t take candid shots of people, places and things because you either forget to bring your digital camera along or you don’t have one with you when you need it. But there is one accessory that is always with you: your iPhone. Here is where some free nifty apps for the Apple device are working their magic on iPhone camera users. Here are a
A recent tip on flower photography brought to mind my own experience taking pictures of the flowers in our yard. However, since these pictures were taken without the benefit of any photographic skill or knowledge, this article contains no information on composition, focal length, shutter speed, or any other artistic or technical detail. I just point, shoot, and hope
If you find the great outdoors enchanting, and flowers of particular interest, here are tips to take great macro photos of this colorful species. Without further ado, here are ways to enhance the beauty of one of nature’s greatest gifts to mankind.
1. You don’t have to go looking for a good flower to practice close up flower photography. Any flower will do… Continue reading