Category «Digital Photography Tips & Info»

White Balance – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Last week I reviewed Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0, a must have for amateur digital photographers. This week I will discuss white balance, how it will affect your photos, why it does, and how you can take advantage of this feature in your camera. Light as we see it is typically white. That is because our …

Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 Software Review – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Today’s tip is a summary of my review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0. The software is really a combination of two products, Adobe Photoshop Elements Editor and Adobe PhotoShop Elements Organizer. Together they form an indispensable set of tools for the digital photographer. Tagging your images with keywords for easy identification and sorting, variable thumbnail …

Holiday Photo Gifts – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Last week I discussed flash use in digital photography. This week I will discuss some of the many ways you can use your digital photographs this coming Christmas. The photographs you make may be printed, put in an album and emailed to friends. But what else can you do with them. With Christmas coming up, …

External Flash – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Last week I discussed two of the more advanced camera modes available on some camera’s. This week, I will discuss the advantages to using an off camera flash. Flash photography is made relatively easy by today’s cameras, but there are several reasons for using an off camera (external) flash. There are now several digital point …

Aperture and Shutter Speed Priority – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Last week I talked about the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and film speed and in previous weeks, some of the reasons why you would want to adjust any of those settings. This week I will build on that by telling you how you can optimize your shooting by using some of your camera’s features. …

Film Speed, Shutter Speed and Aperture – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

One of the keys to a good photographic image is proper exposure. Proper exposure is made up a couple of elements, all working together; shutter speed, aperture and film speed. However, there is never one proper exposure, but many that will provide a good print. I will explain why. Film, whether traditional or digital, requires …

Film Speeds in your Digital Camera – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Anyone who has ever had to buy film for a camera will know that film is rated by its sensitivity to light, or it’s speed. As the film speed (ASA or ISO) increases, two things happen, less time is needed to expose the film and the appearance of grain (noise) becomes greater. These principles also …

“Top” Digital Photography Tips

Chris has been doing a great job with the Digital Photography Tip of the Week. We’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback. But of course Chris can’t cover it all. A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the Lunacore Photoshop Tutorials. Well, here are some more digital photography (and manipulation) tips: Top Ten Digital Photography …

Move out from your Subject – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Last week I discussed getting close to your subject. Not to confuse you too much, but this week I will discuss zooming out from your subject. In my tip last week, I mentioned how a better photograph can be made by zooming in and getting closer to your subject. There are times however when you …

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