Category «Digital Photography Tips & Info»

Using your Depth of Field Preview – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

I have talked about depth of field and using aperture to minimize or maximize depth of field in the past. Today I will talk about Automatic Depth of Field function some camera’s have and depth of field preview. Automatic Depth of Field (A-Dep or DEP) is creative mode on some camera’s that will help you …

Basic Digital Retouching Seminar – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

As mentioned in the past, I am President of the Niagara Falls Camera Club. As part of our move this year to digital competitions using projected images, I recently put on a program at the club covering some basic digital editing using Adobe Photoshop Elements 5. In my program I covered topics including red eye …

Do You Need A New Camera – Digital Photography Tip Of the Week

Digital photography or more specifically digital camera have become disposable items. New models are released at regular intervals and previous models do not hold high resale value. New models incorporate new technology, usually resulting in higher megapixel ratings, new features, and better quality images. But do you need one? There seems to be a community …

Adobe Releases Photoshop Elements 6 and Premier Elements 4

I received this press relesas in my inbox today: Adobe Introduces New Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements Best-Selling Photo and Video Software Feature New Levels of Integration and Creativity SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 24, 2007 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced two major upgrades to its digital photo and video software for consumers: …

Overriding your White Balance to Achieve a Desired Tone – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

I previously wrote about white balance and how setting your camera white balance control to the proper setting for the scenario you are shooting will give you more accurate colours. But what if that is not what you want? Overriding your white balance let’s you control how your camera records your images. To maintain the …

Using Opacity in Photoshop for Fine Tuning – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Elements are both powerful photo editors. For the hobbyist, Photoshop Elements can be used to handle most, if not all of your photo editing needs. For serious photographers and professionals, the full version of Photoshop offers more tools for complete control over your photos. Both programs, and many other photo …

Practice Makes Perfect – Digital Photography Tip of the Week

Study and Practice Today’s tip could be applied to just about anything you wish to excel at.  It is something I have mentioned in the past and is well clichéd: Practice makes perfect.  If you aren’t out practicing photography, you aren’t out improving your photography. Of course, you could take tens of thousands of photographs …

Fall is coming: the best season for photography?

This comes from David Kennedy’s Ontario in Photos blog: The fall is one of my favorite seasons to photograph Ontario’s landscape, particularly that thoese few weeks when the leaves have turned colour… Two years ago, though, the colours were very dramatic with bright reds and yellows and this period seem to last a few weeks… …

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