Removing Spot Scratches in Your Treasured Photos - 5 Minute Digital Fix
Probably one of the most common problems you will be faced with in doing any type of digital photo restoration work will be to do with spot scratches on your old photos.
When we first look at those old black and white or early colour photos they often have small scratch marks and spots on them from being stored incorrectly.
These small spot scratches are easily perceived by your eye when you are looking at the photo, detracting from the overall subject matter.
Here is a very easy quick fix using Adobe Photoshop's History Brush tool.
Our example "before" image on our web-site has numerous small spot scratches on the old sepia toned photograph.
The basic removal method described here can quickly and effortlessly bring those scratched photos back to (almost) their former glory using the History Brush Tool found in Photoshop.
This basic technique works extremely well for those types of images that have spot scratches in areas of the photo that do not contain a lot of detail.
As you can see in our example image on the web-site, the spots tend to be primarily on the background of the photo, making it ideal for this correction method.
Step - 1
Having opened up the image in Photoshop we will first apply the Dust and Scratches filter by selecting Filter->Noise->Dust & Scratches ...
Set the Threshold to between 1 and 4 (I generally start with 1) and then increase the Radius until you see the spot scratches disappear.
Our example image on the web-site finally made the largest spot scratch on the left hand side of the photo disappear at a Threshold of 3 and Radius of 10.
All well and good but our image is now totally blurred!! Not really what we wanted to see is it?
This is where the History Brush tool comes into play.
Step - 2
Open up the History Palette by selecting Window->History if you cannot see the window already open.
We are going to create a "Snapshot" of the current state of the image in question by clicking on what looks like a little image of a camera at the bottom of the History Palette window (see the red arrow on the web-site image).
After clicking you will notice that the History Palette now shows an extra image icon called "Snapshot 1".
This is a snapshot of the image that includes the effect of apply the Dust & Scratches Filter in Step 1.
Now click on the little square box to the left of Snapshot 1.
You will see a little "brush" icon appear which is now telling us that the "Snapshot 1" image will be used as our "source" when we paint with the History Brush.
Remember ... this snapshot image actually has none of the spot scratches on it because we made them disappear by applying the Dust & Scratches filter in Step 1.
Step - 3
Make the original (un-touched) history snapshot active by clicking on it (in the case of our example image this is "Restore-Before-Image.jpg").
Select the History Brush from the main toolbar (this has the same icon as the little "brush" icon that appeared in the History Palette window).
We are now ready to "paint away" those spot scratches!!
Step - 4
I'm going to zoom in on the largest scratch on the left hand side of the photo to show you how we use the History Brush.
We selected the History Brush in Step 3.
Select an appropriate brush size and soft edges.
We now need to decide how to apply the brush to the scratches in question.
You will notice that the scratches in our example image are "lighter" than the surrounding image.
Step - 5
We need to paint "darker" pixels and as such we set the History Brush Mode: to "Darken" (Top Menu Bar option when you have the History Brush as the active tool).
This has the effect of "telling the History Brush" to only replace pixels on the original image with pixels from our snapshot if the snapshot pixel is darker.
Start to paint over the scratches and see what happens.
The scratches start to miraculously disappear as you paint over them.
They are being replaced with the underlying snapshot image pixels you created in Step 1.
The benefit of using this techniques is that you have complete control over which parts of the original image you "paint over" so as not to blur important details of the image had you just applied a Dust & Scratches filter to the whole image.
Now what if your scratches are darker than the surrounding image, I hear you ask?
Easy!! ... just use a History Brush Mode: of "Lighten" instead of "Darken".
You can experiment with all of the History Brush options - Mode, Opacity and Flow until you get the desired result.
The resulting "After" image has had all of the spot scratches removed easily without compromising on the photographic detail of the image.
And there you have it!! Less than five minutes of digital image manipulation to remove those unwanted spot scratches.
If you find the steps taking are a little hard to understand in this text based article, you can click on the link at the end of this article to see the same method explained on our website with the aid of example graphical images.
© Gary Wilkinson 2005 - All Rights Reserved
You can see this removal method complete with example images at Basic removal of Spot Scratches in Photos
Feel free to re-print this article provided that all hyperlinks and author biography are retained as-is.
Gary Wilkinson is a photographer, photographic restorer and the owner of a photographic retail business.
He is also the publisher of the http://www.restoring-photos-made-easy.com website, where other methods of correcting common photographic restoration problems are discussed.
'PokĂ©mon GO' Is Now 'PokĂ©mon Snap': AR Photography Mode Has Finally Launched Forbes
True photo mode has finally arrived in Pokemon GO at last. It's like Pokemon Snap brought to real life.
18 Spectacular Photographs recognized at the AIA Los Angeles Photography Awards ArchDaily
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter has announced the winners of their 2019 Architectural Photography Awards. The 18 images, awarded ...
Basic Real Estate Photography Tips for the Beginning Photographer Fstoppers
Real estate photography is a reliable staple as a source of income for many photographers. The commercial applications of quality real estate imagery are ...
Landscape Photography is NOT a Competition PetaPixel
A little more than 10 years ago, I had a realization that would one day change my life forever. During an evening stroll in the local woods with my camera in hand ...
Are Corporations Controlling Your Photography or Videography? Fstoppers
We live in an age where sharing your creativity with the world at large is unbelievably easy to do, but having that ability isn't a universally positive thing.
#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography - AZPM Arizona Public Media
Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of ...
Are You Guilty of Formulaic Photography? Fstoppers
My landscape photography relies on a formula. As a photographer attempting to create images with artistic vision, this realization frightens me. This article ...
Attention real estate: Why has your photography not improved yet? Inman.com
Real estate agents should know it takes more than just a good phone camera to take great listing photos â yet, in some cases, it's nearly impossible to tell the ...
Galerie Gmurzynska to Mount Karl Lagerfeld Photography Survey in Zurich - ARTnews
Following the news of Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld's death on Tuesday, Galerie Gmurzynska has announced a surprise homage to one of the ...
New University of Arizona exhibit will reveal some of Ansel Adams' photography secrets - Arizona Daily Star
New University of Arizona exhibit will reveal some of Ansel Adams' photography secrets Arizona Daily Star
It is nearly impossible to merely glimpse at an Ansel Adams photograph.
Sony partnership with Light aims to take smartphone photography to new heights Digital Trends
Camera firm Light has partnered with Sony to develop new reference designs for multi-image sensor solutions for smartphones with four or more cameras.
Visuals for an Audio Medium: How NPR Works with Photographers PDN Online
As the Senior Supervising Editor of Visuals and Engagement at National Public Radio (NPR), Nicole Werbeck works with photographers and manages photo ...
Ardmore approve new lighting for library, new aerial photography Daily Ardmoreite
Two items approved during Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners meeting will have the city of Ardmore looking upward.The first of these approvals will allow ...
Quartet of videos from Apple demonstrate key iPhone photography features AppleInsider
Four new videos from Apple educate users on Key Photos, Depth Control, Stage Light Mono, and how to search for photos, all on an iPhone.
National Geographic Traveller Photography competition finalists The Independent
The finalists for the National Geographic Traveller Photography competition have been announced.
Say 'cheese': Snappr launching in Reno, described as the Uber of photography service - Reno Gazette Journal
Say 'cheese': Snappr launching in Reno, described as the Uber of photography service Reno Gazette Journal
First came Uber, then came Snappr to the Biggest Little City. No, it's not a *service* for quick fish delivery. Instead, Snappr helps people find a list of photographers ...
What Are the Worst Photography Fads of the Past and the Present? Fstoppers
As with any creative medium, there are blips of unfortunate comedy. Photography has had more than its fair share, and let's be honest, many of us have tried ...
Photography magazine: 'Twenty-Four Hours: A Day in the Life of Taos' taosnews
Rebecca CĂłrdova cleaning up after a bake sale outside Super Save Foods to raise money to support the children of Celeste Montoya, who was recently killed in ...
SHG senior hopes to empower others with her photography The State Journal-Register
Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories about local teen artists.Liz Donelan's photography career began with rocks.âAs a kid, I would always ask to ...
Karl Lagerfeld's Best Fashion Photography and Editorials in Harper's BAZAAR HarpersBAZAAR.com
As the fashion world mourns the loss of Karl Lagerfeld, we're taking a look back at his impact on the industry as well as the pages of Harper's BAZAAR.
These 10 life hacks will turn your studio into a photographer's Batcave DIYphotography
Having a photography studio is fun, but it is even more fun when you start applying simple and cheap solutions, plus common sense to make your shooting ...
Guy Webster, Master of the Album Cover Photograph, Dies at 79 The New York Times
Guy Webster was smoking pot with the Mamas & the Papas in the group's rented house in Los Angeles in 1966 when he had an idea about how to photograph ...
See the photographs from the OC Register Photography Workshop OCRegister
Photographers recently gathered over two days at Chapman University to hone their craft during the first Orange County Register Photography Workshop.
Photography and music event to benefit Stewart Park revitalization efforts Ithaca Journal
Donations from the tickets will go directly to Stewart Park revitalization efforts.
Adventure photographer to visit Brattleboro Reformer
BELLOWS FALLS Adventure photographer to visit. New Hampshire native Elliott Mazzola's photographs from his adventures around the globe will be on display ...
How You Can Become a Better Photographer by Working in Other Genres Fstoppers
We're all always looking for ways to become better photographers. This great video talks about a method for improving your photography that you might not have ...
Stamford JCC gallery hosts photo show by Stamford photographer Labkoff CTPost
The Stamford Jewish Community Center's Gallery @ the J will feature a selection of âDusk to Dawnâ photography by Stamford's award-winning photographer Dr.
Tips on Winter Photography Fstoppers
Photographing during winter can give many different conditions. Some wet and foggy, some snowy and some even stormy and snowy. Here are some tips on ...
Bring Some Magic Into Your Home With These Harry Potter Fine Art Photographs Mental Floss
Even if you've seen the Harry Potter movies a thousand times, they invariably come to an end after 160 or so minutes, forcing you to leave Hogwarts and return ...
You Will Fail as a Photographer PetaPixel
I have never taken a âHow to Be a Motivational Speakerâ course. So it should come as no surprise when I tell you with all certainty thatâŠ You will fail. You will fail ...
A Photographer Who Makes You Ask, âWhat Has Happened Here?â The Indian Express
Erwin Olaf's photos have the gloss of fashion shots and a haunting undercurrent that makes you long for more context. As he turns 60, three museums will ...
Talented photographer Panagiotis Filippou sets up workshops in Meteora Greek City Times
At the young age of seven, with an old Kodak camera that his father bought him, Panagiotis Filippou clicked the shutter button and snapped his first image, which ...
Are Wedding Photography Competitions Fixed? PetaPixel
In recent years I've been privileged to be on the jury for a whole range of photography competitions. These include single image competitions such as WPS ...
12 Things I Learned While Teaching Street Photography PetaPixel
For a while now I have been working on establishing myself as a street photography educator by leading lessons and workshops throughout London, focusing ...
Photographers explore Australia with âDown Under Wondersâ Chico Enterprise-Record
A photographic journey through Australia will be presented by Shelley Gollnick at 7 p.m. on March 1 at the Orland Art Center. The center is hosting âDown Under ...
Photography news: Wacomâs slimmer pen, Leicaâs cinema special edition Digital Trends
In this week's photography news, Wacom launches a new slimmer pen for pro users. Leica's upcoming M10-P is designed for cinema, inside and out, with ...
Meet the Creative Who Helped Shape the Outdoor-Action Photography, Storytelling, and Filmmaking Industry - Fstoppers
Meet the Creative Who Helped Shape the Outdoor-Action Photography, Storytelling, and Filmmaking Industry Fstoppers
Canadian creative Jordan Manley is a master of capturing artistic, storytelling moments in the outdoors through both stills and motion. Find out some tools of the ...
How Paying Attention to Details Can Help Your Photography Business Fstoppers
Today, I'll share a brief story about a brief moment with big consequences. It is precisely 2:22 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon. A Wednesday that just so ...
The Middle East Framed - regional photography for February 21, 2019 The National
A shooter from Oman takes part in a pratice session with an air pistol at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at Dr. Karni Singh ...
Dispelling One of the Biggest Myths About Becoming a Professional Photographer Fstoppers
A recent comment on one of my articles has become the straw that broke the camels back. Now, I feel the need to combat a common myth which dissuades ...
Incredible nature photos from the Sony World Photography Awards Quartz
The Sony World Photography Awards, a massive competition that honors the best images from more than 300,000 submissions, has announced its shortlist.
Denver photographer on a mission to photograph Holocaust survivors FOX 31 Denver
BOULDER, Colo. -- There are about 100000 Holocaust survivors still living in the United States, and a Denver photographer wants to take a portrait of as many ...
Q&A: Marco Gualazzini, World Press Photo nominee British Journal of Photography
âFor me it has always been about the human side. The only way of reporting this drama is through stories of people,â says Marco Gualazzini, whose ...
Local News Wedding pictures become nightmare for bride Mycah Hatfield 6:29 AM, Feb 21, 2019 - kjrh.com
Local News Wedding pictures become nightmare for bride Mycah Hatfield 6:29 AM, Feb 21, 2019 kjrh.com
A Tulsa woman is urging brides to use more caution when selecting a wedding photographer than she did.
5 Simple Apps for Landscape Photography PetaPixel
Am I the only one that finds some of the most popular apps used for landscape photography a bit overwhelming? Don't get me wrong: these apps are ...
This Israeli photographer takes pictures the 19th century way Haaretz
Edward Kaprov, an Israeli photographer, with two decades experience, has in recent years been taking pictures using the mid-19th century collodion wet plate ...
The Best Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Landscape Photography Fstoppers
When you schedule a couple weeks for landscape photography, do you revisit locations from prior trips? It's tempting to visit new places, but if you want to ...
Manitowoc photographer Ann Barbeau takes creative, bold approach | Art Forward - Herald Times Reporter
Manitowoc photographer Ann Barbeau takes creative, bold approach | Art Forward Herald Times Reporter
Ann Barbeau, originally from Kiel, is known by many for her regular posts on the Facebook group 'You Know You Are From Manitowoc If ...'
Main Street through a photographer's eyes Valley Breeze
Local photographer Edward C. Hanczyn stands beside two photos from his most recent exhibit, âFive Minutes from 1 Main Street,â at City Hall. (Breeze photo by ...
How to Be More Observant and Engaged as a Street Photographer Artsy
Photographer Amy Touchette shares her tips for honing your eye, forming a rapport with your subjects, and creating daily photography habits.
Photography And The American West KUER 90.1
How much can a photograph tell us about our past? Historian Martha Sandweiss says images like the one of the railroads meeting at Promontory Summit âcan.
Photographer Chooses the Worst Weather for the Best Husky Photos (PHOTOS) The Weather Channel
Frank Pantely, the human behind @Im_Gonna_Be_Frank, didn't create his Instagram to follow the ever-growing trend of pet Instagrams. âHonestly, it kind of fell ...
A photographer who sexualized minors in model shots said he'd done so for years, complaint says - CNN
A photographer who sexualized minors in model shots said he'd done so for years, complaint says CNN
A 52-year-old photographer is facing numerous sex crime allegations for allegedly assaulting dozens of models -- some of them underage, the FBI said ...
Flash photography is fine, but please don't touch Cosmos
Not all guidelines for divers are based on science, say Maarten De Brauwer, Benjamin Saunders and Tanika Shalders from Australia's Curtin University.
This trick will tell you which lens to buy next DIYphotography
Buying a new lens is always an exciting event. But, with such a huge choice, you may be indecisive about the one in which you should invest your hard-earned ...
Go Behind the Scenes With a Professional Landscape Photographer Fstoppers
Go on assignment with a full-time professional landscape photographer to catch a glimpse of working life on location and making money from photography.
These are the photos our 100 million Instagram followers liked most National Geographic
We've posted nearly 20000 photos. These are the stories you connected with.
AIPP disqualifies photographer Lisa Saad indefinitely, rescinds awards Australian Photography
The Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) has rescinded all photographer Lisa Saad's awards, titles and prizes, banned the photographer from ...
Nominees announced for World Press Photo 2019 British Journal of Photography
43 photographers from 25 countries have been nominated for the 62nd edition of the photo contest, which also includes a major new award, World Press Story ...
NASA celebrates Earthâs incredible natural beauty with free photo book Digital Trends
NASA has published a new book featuring stunning imagery captured by its satellites. A hardback version is available for $53, but it can be downloaded to ...
2019 Sony World Photography Awards Open and Youth Shortlists My Modern Met
A look at the shortlist for the Open and Youth Competitions of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards, which will crown a winner in late February.
Don't fall into these four photography traps DIYphotography
Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.
How 7 Travel Photographers Get Their Perfect Shot Thrillist
The top cameras, mobile apps, and everything in between to up your travel photography game.
She shot for Israel's secret services. But her photos can't be published Haaretz
The headstone of Sarah Ayal, in Jerusalem's Har Hamenuhot cemetery, describes her as âwoman with a noble soul, modest in her ways.â It also says she ...
Photographs of a bygone Chinatown The Economist
MRS CHOW looks at the camera, her expression quietly powerful, her arms resting on a table. Her husband puts his arm around her shoulders and gazes at her; ...
Don't let social media ruin your photography DIYphotography
I'm at a Starbucks in Hanoi, typically it's a peaceful location where I can write and think, but today it's overrun with young people smoking cigarettes, occasionally ...
Gallery: Smartphone photography comes of age in the 8th Mobile Photography Awards New Atlas
In its 8th year, the Mobile Photography Awards has finally become more than a novelty photography competition. Celebrating the artistry that can be created ...
Chicoâs Lifetouch photography plant to close Chico Enterprise-Record
CHICO â Redwood City based Shutterfly has announced it will close down the Lifetouch photography operation in Chico by the end of the year. The online ...
Interview: Jimmy Nelson, Photographer Who Explores Indigenous Cultures My Modern Met
An interview with photographer Jimmy Nelson, who documents indigenous tribes around the world. We discuss his career, the 'Before They Pass Away' ...
âLong Light: Photographs by David Lebeâ at Philadelphia Museum of Art | Artinfo - BLOUIN ARTINFO
âLong Light: Photographs by David Lebeâ at Philadelphia Museum of Art | Artinfo BLOUIN ARTINFO
Philadelphia Museum of Art is hosting âLong Light: Photographs by David Lebe,â a survey exhibition exploring American photographer David Lebe's exceptional ...
Apple promotes photography with 'Shot on iPhone' contest, but is ripping off photographers - AppleInsider
Apple promotes photography with 'Shot on iPhone' contest, but is ripping off photographers AppleInsider
Huge numbers of professional photographers use Apple gear, but even when they don't, why would they let Apple or any company use their images for free?
Star Wars updates: J.J. Abramsâ Episode IX tease, Mandalorian production wrap FanSided
Star Wars fans are about to be overwhelmed with new *content* teases as Episode IX wrapped photography and The Mandalorian wrapped production.
Galaxy S10 camera features: A photography powerhouse SamMobile
Samsung has just officially unveiled the Galaxy S10 and it is a photography powerhouse. Here's a round up of all the Galaxy S10 camera features. - SamMobile.
These Are the Best Practices for Underwater Photographers Hoping to Protect Marine Life - Smithsonian.com
These Are the Best Practices for Underwater Photographers Hoping to Protect Marine Life Smithsonian.com
Underwater photography opens a portal into the little-seen antics of deep sea marine life, but as a new study published in Scientific Reports explains, the ...
Two photographers told us what a day at London Fashion Week is really like behind the scenes, and it was pretty eye-opening - Business Insider
Two photographers told us what a day at London Fashion Week is really like behind the scenes, and it was pretty eye-opening Business Insider
London Fashion Week has officially drawn to a close for another season. Running from February 15 to 19, the jam-packed schedule of shows and presentations ...
Local photographers focus on local places in Essex Heritage contest - Itemlive Daily Item
SALEM â Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing ...
Photographer/Editor WPLG Local 10
As of February 20, 2019. Job Listing: PHOTOGRAPHER II/EDITOR Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: photography and editing of news stories and ...
This photographer documented Syriaâs ancient monuments, unaware they would be ravaged by war - Washington Post
This photographer documented Syriaâs ancient monuments, unaware they would be ravaged by war Washington Post
Photographer Kevin Bubriski visited Syria before the war.
Watch: Florida Cop that Hit Teen in Face Resigns from Department - Indian Country Today Media Network
Watch: Florida Cop that Hit Teen in Face Resigns from Department Indian Country Today Media Network
This Florida sheriff's deputy hit a teenager in the face when he thought no one was looking.
Is Pat Clayton The Finest Fish Photographer In America? Mountain Journal
During winter, when others are bundled in thermal layers and plying the slopes, Pat Clayton loves to ski but he makes his living by taking the polar bear plunge ...
mona kuhn captures intimate portraits of the human form in dreamy large-scale photographs - Designboom
mona kuhn captures intimate portraits of the human form in dreamy large-scale photographs Designboom
mona kuhn captures intimate portraits of the human form, often combined with dreamy shots of deserted natural landscapes, interiors, and other details.
Austin Peay students discover famous Winston Churchill photo in collection - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Austin Peay students discover famous Winston Churchill photo in collection Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
As Austin Peay freshman Sarah Potter combed through the university's art collection in early February, she came across a photo of a man sitting on a rock, his ...
Real life Jaws? Photographer captures terrifying great white images Fox News
An Australian photographer has captured awe-inspiring images of a great white shark coming inches away from his hand as he looked to get the best shots.
Sailor in the Famous WWII âKissingâ Photograph Dies at 95 The Vintage News
The American sailor famously photographed kissing a stranger in New York's Times Square to celebrate the end of World War Two on VJ Day has died at the.
Candy-colored explosions in the sky: The stunning phenomenon of the aurora borealis - Washington Post
Candy-colored explosions in the sky: The stunning phenomenon of the aurora borealis Washington Post
Every year, from September through March, an astronomical phenomenon lights up the skies of the Northern Hemisphere. If you're there, you might see an ...
Artist Profile: Photographer Lois Bielefeld Milwaukee Magazine
Milwaukee-born conceptual photographer Lois Bielefeld has had a varied artistic career which includes numerous exhibitions nationwide and New York fashion ...
Guidelines for Printing Great Photos at Home
So you have this great digital camera and you've taken lots of great photos. Now what? Well you could go to a store and have them print your images for you, but isn't that what you did with film? The point of all this great digital technology is that you can print your own photos at home without having to pay someone else to do it.
Tips for Taking Better Vacation Photos
Photos are a great way to share your travel experiences with family and friends. Here are a few suggestions to help you capture vacation memories you will treasure for years to come.
Optimize Your Photos for the Web
It doesn't matter if your emailing photos of your grandson or putting images of your latest product on your online store. Too many people don't consider optimizing their photos for the web.
Digital Camera Bags - Purchasing and Using
Some compact cameras are small enough to fit in your handbag or pocket, but I still recommend purchasing a camera case. It will save your camera from unnecessary wear and tear.
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.
Digital Camera Memory - An Introduction
The digital camera is essentially a computer-based device, whose core is controlled by the computer. And as a result the photographs are stored in a location called memory.
Creating Personalized Photo Calendars
About Personalized Photo Calendars:Photo Calendars are 12-month, wall-hanging calendars that you can create using your own digital photos and captions. As you customize your own photo calendar, you can start the calendar on whatever month and year you wish.
How to Buy Wholesale Disposable Cameras
Wholesale disposable cameras are disposable cameras bought in quantity. Bulk disposable cameras are the best single-use camera deal online.
Top 10 Digital Cameras - What You Need To Know About Them
There are a large number of top 10 digital camera lists available on the Internet today. Each one of them is different and they all have different sets of criteria, on the basis of which these lists are compiled.
Terms Used The In The Stock Photography Business
So you are a small business person or web designer and you want to purchase some stock photography for your website. Great.
Is Film Better than Digital for Weddings?
As a professional wedding photographer I get this question asked more than anything else. Rarely will somebody ask me about my wedding photography education, awards, or professional memberships.
Digital Camera Basics
Digital Camera Basics? The VocabularyShopping for a digital camera can be a difficult task considering the sheer number of choices out there. The number of manufacturers, models, and price ranges that need to be sorted out make the process difficult enough, but throw in all the buzz-words that need to be understood, and even a short list of cameras can become difficult to analyze.
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 almost no cost I might add.
Nude Art Photography
Nude photography is the genre of art photography, whose subject is the representation of the naked (full nude) or partially naked (half nude) human body.The aesthetic value of nude photography and its boundary to erotic photography can only be determined with difficulty and inter-subjectively and is also affected by its numerous overlaps with pornography.
A New Way to Use Old Snapshots
If you're like me, you have hundreds of photographs sitting in envelopes. Pictures from birthday parties, weddings, family gatherings, anniversaries, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
A picture is worth a thousand words, so goes a Chinese proverb. A picture of a smiling child always brings a smile to our face and a picture of hungry and sick people always arouse feelings of compassion.
Digital SLR Camera versus a Compact Digital Camera
Digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras are excellent cameras that produce clearer, sharper and more colourful images than most point and shoot digital cameras available. With prices falling rapidly, they are now more affordable then ever.
Selecting Good Stock Photography in the Age of Digital
The business of stock photography has drastically changed over the last few years. Ten years ago, selecting photographs for your brochure or newsletter meant spending hours pouring over stock photography catalogs and ordering photo research to find the exact image.
Entering the World of Digital Video Cameras
Gone are the days when you would need to employ a professional to take a video for your business projects. Whether you need it to provide training to your employees or students, you can do it yourself with the help of a digital video camera.
The Primer on Digital Camera Printers
Once you have clicked photos through your digital camera, then the next step is to turn these 'virtual' images into real photos. One way is to send the memory card to a digital photo laboratory and get the images developed there.
|home | site map | Seashell Photography|