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Digital Photography 101 - Digital Photo Printing Basics
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
With digital photography, there are lots of different ways to share your pictures (like email, websites, etc) but for those really important pictures most people want to have them printed and framed. In addition to ...
Photography 101 - Aperture and Shutter Speed Basics
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
If you want to just point and shoot, then using pre-set modes (like "sports" or "macro" on your camera make it easy to get a perfect shot. If you're learning about photography, one of the ...
Creative Photography Experiments - Three Things You Should Try
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Though many people don’t realize it, photographs are a vastly flexible art medium. There is absolutely no reason you should ever feel limited to shooting what’s in front of you or documenting reality. Just as ...
Still Life Photography - How to Shoot Good Pictures
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Still life photography has many uses. Perhaps you want to take a picture of a beautiful shell or perhaps take a picture of a product that you're selling on eBay. Other reasons for learning still ...
How to Take Good Pictures of Children
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
If you want to improve your pictures of children, here are a few tips and tricks that will help you get children pictures truly worth framing. Usually the best pictures of children tend to be ...
Travel Photography - Tips for Taking Good Pictures
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Taking good pictures on your family vacation is pretty easy when you know some basic photography skills. In this article, you will find seven travel photography tips that will help you take some fantastic travel ...
Bird Photography Tips - Hummingbirds
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
In the world of bird photography, the hummingbird is certainly one of the most challenging to photograph. This jeweled bundle of energy has the ability to zoom around at record breaking speeds causing frustration for ...
Photo Composition: Tips for Taking Digital Pictures
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Learning how to compose your photographs can mean the difference between a so-so snapshot and a high quality picture. This article will give you useful composition tips for taking great digital pictures. Filling the Frame ...
Learn How to Take Good Pictures of People and Pets
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
People and pets are the trickiest subjects to photograph yet these pictures often get the most attention. No matter what your level of skill, there is always something new to learn about taking better pictures, ...
How to Take Good Pictures of Animals
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
If you love taking pictures of wildlife then this article will be sure to give you some helpful tips that you can start using today. Animal photography (also called wildlife photography) includes the entire animal ...
Digital Photography Basics - Selecting a Camera that is Best for You
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
The basics of digital photography are pretty much the same whether you're using a digital compact or DSLR (also referred to simply as an SLR), but there are a few important differences. Digital Compacts One ...
Flower Photography Tips - How to Take Great Pictures
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
To succeed at flower photography, you won't need any fancy equipment, but you will need to pay attention to detail. If you want to take beautiful flower pictures, like the ones in magazines, this article ...
How to Take Good Pictures of Birds
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
One of the most popular areas of animal photography is bird photography. Taking perfect pictures of birds in the wild can be very challenging, but you can create many wonderful photo opportunities in your own ...
Sunset Photography 101
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
It seems like everybody loves looking at beautiful sunsets, which is probably why sunset photography is such a competitive niche. Let's look at some simple techniques that will help you to photograph truly stunning sunset ...
Learning Photography: 5 Tips To Get You Started
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
While you can't of course learn everything in one article about photography, this article provides 5 tips on the basics. Whether you have a point-and-shoot camera and rely on preset modes or you are now ...
Taking Family Portraits Outdoors
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Why should you take family portraits outdoors? Besides the potential for beautiful or fun backgrounds, photographing outside provides the opportunity to use natural lighting. If you are a professional photographer or a serious enthusiast then ...
Photography Basics: Learning About Aperture
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Aperture and other photo basics can induce yawns in the most eager of new shutterbugs, but once these basics are understood, the rest of photography comes easily into focus. Aperture, ISO and shutter speed are ...
8 Wedding Photography Tips You Need to Know
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Weddings are one of the most deserving and difficult occasions to photograph. Lots of movement, lighting and distance from the subjects are all challenges with wedding photography. So, here are eight wedding photography tips you ...
School Picture Frames - Creating a Keepsake for Your Children
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Do you want to provide your children with a keepsake of their childhood school years but aren’t sure how to do it? School photo frames will not only protect your child’s pictures and school mementos, ...
Choosing the Right Kind of Personalized Photo Frame
By Autumn Lockwood · 12 years ago
Need to get a gift for someone special and don't know what to get? A personalized photo frame is a wonderful choice for a gift. People love to see photos and be reminded of special ...