Travel and Scenic Photography 101

When you're driving through the mountains somewhere, and you notice a car parked half off the road and some guy leaning to the left to avoid a branch with his Rebel 2000 camera in the act of focusing, you've met me. I do this because, to me, a trip... Read More

Using Film Speed Effectively

So you have this great new camera. Now you're standing in front of a display of more film that you've ever seen. All you want to do is take some great family photos but you don't know where to start. Here's short guide to help you get started.Film speed is... Read More

Using Film Speed Effectively (Black & White Film Thoughts)

It's hard to find sometimes but it's making a resurgence, black and white film. If you've never used this film now is the time to try it out. Here are some tips to using b&w film and what you can expect from the results.1. Forget color. This is the hardest... Read More

Everybody is Fixing Their House or Apartment Up These Days. Use That Digital Camera to Capture

That's right, you go through all the trouble of making your house or apartment nicer by hauling yourself off to the local fix it yourself store or hiring some professionals to come in and do it for you, so why not capture an accurate record of it for posterity. At... Read More

Photography 101 Part 1

Photography 101 Part One Equipment: camera, meter, flash, tripod This article is a simplified photography course directed at new photographers out there who want to know where to start. If you really want to learn photography the first thing you need is a good affordable and reliable camera. It must,... Read More

Tame Those Memories

Family vacations, summer weddings and family reunions are in full swing, and the warm memories and envelopes of photographs are ever growing! You certainly intend to organize them -- but the boxes in the attic are full of intentions, and now the photograph CDs are being to pile up! What... Read More

Bracketing and How To Use Tt Correctly...

What Is... Exposure BracketingExposure bracketing is a simple technique professional photographers use to ensure they properly expose their pictures, especially in challenging lighting situations.When you expose for a scene, your camera's light meter will select an aperture / shutter speed combination that it believes will give a properly exposed picture.Exposure... Read More

Choosing The Right Digital Camera

Let's get something straight right out of the box. If you're looking to buy a new digital camera, you don't really have to be an expert in pixels and mega pixels and all that kind of stuff. If you expect to find that kind of deep technical discussion here, you're... Read More

How Can I Preserve My Lifetime of Memories in Photographs?

Like most folks you have probably have organized and sorted your photos atleast once. The problem is they never seem to stay organized no matter how hard you try, and even if they do they seem to lack that original impact that they had shortly after you took them or... Read More

Digital Cameras and Digital Photography

Before you rush into buying your digital camera this holiday season make sure your properly informed. Many consumers during the holiday season rush into purchasing electronic equipment in a mad panic to get that high end gift for their loved one or spouse.Take the time to resource all the models... Read More

In The News:

New York Times

'Through a Lens Darkly,' on African-American Photography
New York Times
To describe Thomas Allen Harris's “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People” as a history of African-American photography would be accurate but incomplete. Inspired by the book “Reflections in Black” (2000), Deborah ...

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The Economist (blog)

The making of Dorothea Lange
The Economist (blog)
Originally a portrait photographer, she had ventured into street photography as the Depression began to unfold. "White Angel Breadline, San Francisco", a picture she took in 1933 of people waiting at a soup kitchen not far from her studio, would set ...

Photography documentary 'Lens' is less than dazzling
New York Post
Particularly in the film's first half, when the 19th- and early 20th-century photographs reveal ordinary African-American life in ways that haven't been seen nearly often enough, the images are rich and powerful. Harris' filmmaking, though, is frustrating.

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How Smartphones Have Changed the Way We Experience Photography
From film reels to memory cards to cell phones, it seems perfectly logical to trace the roots of the last dozen seismic shifts in photography to the physical devices used to capture images, but an exhibit at the Center for Photography at Woodstock has ...
10 Signs That You Will NOT Make It As A Successful PhotographerFstoppers

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Photographs That Make a Difference
New York Times (blog)
As a philosopher-turned-photographer, Bob Adelman forged a career committed to both social action and aesthetics. When he was not documenting the civil rights movement in the North, he was hanging out with — and taking pictures of — artists like Andy ...

Peninsula High freshman has keen eye for photography
Peninsula Gateway
Teacher Feek proudly announced that her student, Maddie Anderson, then an eighth-grader, won first place in the Photography category for 2014. "Maddie's passion is portrait photography," Feek said. "Earlier in the year, she was selected as October's ...

Make My Day: Instagram posts a World Photography Day thank-you to photo's ...
Cherry Hill Courier Post
The world has been fascinated by images since the daguerrotypes' debut. Despite advances in photography - we can shoot in color now, by the way - Instagram photographers remain captivated by black and white, and gritty tintype. Nobody knows how to use ...

12-year-old Harding girl pursues passion for wildlife photography
“That's when things changed and we realized Ashleigh's hobby of wildlife photography was becoming more of a passion and possible profession,” Scully said. The oldest of three children born to self-described “outdoorsy” parents Gerry and Miriam ...

Photography is my way to express
Walton Sun
When Tommy Crow started taking photographs while studying landscape architecture at the University of Georgia, he had no idea the scope of his talent or the successful career he had ahead of him. But now, some 30 years later, Crow owns a public and ...

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No&Arm Selfie, Panodash, and 5 Other Creative Smartphone Photography Hacks
Apps like Instagram have unofficially gamified photography. We don't just shoot pictures to document our lives and share them with others. We also want to win, and take the most-"hearted" pictures possible. Unlike other competitive activities, though ...
Seven iPhone photography tricks take the basic camera to the next
7 Ways to Take Your Smartphone Photography to the Next LevelFstoppers
7 Phone Photography Tips With Awesome Results2DayFM (blog)

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Infrared Photography and Big City Crime

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Removing a Textured Pattern from a Scanned Photo ? 5 Minute Digital Fix

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Start Your Own Photography Business from Home

Anyone with the right camera equipment, and the necessary skills... Read More

Megapixel Cameras: How Many Megapixels Do You Need?

Knowing which megapixel camera to buy can be intimidating. There... Read More

Nikon Digital Cameras - Cool(pix) and Functional

Even though Nikon entered the camera world by 1948, today... Read More

How to Easily Select the Important Photography Category for Your Home Based Business

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Tips for Better Vacation Photos

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Digital RAW Workflow for Beginners

Having an efficient work flow is essential for photographers. In... Read More

Photography - Rules of Composition

Composition is defined as the combining of distinct parts or... Read More

Bracketing and How To Use Tt Correctly...

What Is... Exposure BracketingExposure bracketing is a simple technique professional... Read More

How To Become A Digital Photography Pro

Being a professional digital photographer is a dream many people... Read More

Digital Camera Interpolation Explained

In a device such as a digital camera it is... Read More

Traveling to Europe with Your Digital Camera?

The Vacation Season is fast approaching and naturally you will... Read More

The Venice Rookery

Love is in the air at the Venice Rookery. The... Read More

The Truth About Pixels - Part I: Digital Cameras

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Entering the World of Digital Video Cameras

Gone are the days when you would need to employ... Read More

Safari Wildlife Photography Top Four Tips

I've been practising wildlife photography on safari for over twenty... Read More

The Benefits of Underwater Digital Cameras

Underwater digital cameras are fun and easy to use under... Read More

Digital Zoom Versus Optical Zoom

The digital camera is but a technological advancement of the... Read More

Choosing The Right Digital Camera

Let's get something straight right out of the box. If... Read More

Digital Wedding Photography: Myth Vs. Reality

1. Myth: Digital photos are pixilated or fuzzy. Reality: most... Read More

Start a Photography Business from Home

Anyone with the right camera equipment, and the necessary skills... Read More

Photography Workshops and Master Classes

Several years ago, I met a fellow photographer - albeit,... Read More

Photography - Things to Consider Before Buying a Camera

Before you are able to take the kind of photos... Read More

Olympus Digital Cameras - Digging Into The History

One of the oldest companies, Olympus has had a long... Read More