Photography Information

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The Truth About Pixels - Part I: Digital Cameras


Most digital cameras today boast of greater resolution and picture quality. What does that mean to the amateur or occasional photographer? You hear of cameras with 3 megapixals up to 6 or 7 megapixals.

Crooked Horizons in Your Photos? - Here is a Five Minute Digital Fix


Remember the good old photography days?Film camera in hand, you would see that perfect landscape, seascape or sunset and shoot off several shots.Perhaps a couple of weeks later, once you had returned home and finally finished that 24 or 36 exposure film, it was off to the photo-lab to get the film processed.

Help! My Old Colour Photo has Turned Pink - 5 Minute Digital Fix


Almost all of us will have seen this particular photographic problem, namely, your old colour photographs appear to have taken on an overall pink or blue tint.This is primarily due to the chemicals within the various layers of the photographic paper starting to breakdown, often due to age, and the way that the photographs have been stored.

Market Your Photography Business


Setting up your own photography business it easy, you don't need office space in can be done from your own home. However this is not the easiest type of business to market, especially if you are new to the business.

Digital Image Files - Megapixels, Megabytes, or DPI?


When I promised readers that I was going to do an article on this topic I was scared. For two reasons - firstly, it's a HUGE subject.

The Truth About Pixels, Part 2-1: Printing 4x3 Inch Photos


Why is a 3 megapixel camera better than a 1 megapixel camera? It really depends on how you intend to reproduce the picture. The reason cameras produce pictures at 72 pixels per inch is that this format is standard in video uses such as television and DVD.

How to Photograph Your Baby


Babies make the best and the worst subjects to photograph. They are the best for two reasons, people are more tolerant at looking at baby photos, as well as the fact that babies are not aware their image is being captured, and therefore they do not tend to put on the "camera face" so typically used by elder children and adults.

Sepia Toned Prints from Your Colour or Black and White Photos - 5 Minute Digital Fix


Quite often I will have clients bring in old photographs of their "elder" relatives that were taken before colour photography was around.This generally means that the photos in question are either black and white or, in many cases, the photos have been tinted, usually a muddy brown colour better known as Sepia.

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.

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


One of the most common problems when dealing with scanned photographs as part of a digital restoration activity is that after scanning, the digital image appears to have a textured pattern to it.This is often caused by the fact that the photograph in question has been printed on textured photographic paper.

How to Take Better Photos of Your Baby or Toddler


Every Mom wants to take great photos of their babies and toddlers. We all want professional looking photos for our children without paying a fortune! This better baby photo article will help you take the best photos you can and you don't even have to own an expensive camera.

10 Steps to Buying a Digital Camera You Must Know


You are anxious to purchase your new digital camera! You want to get it in your hands quickly so you can begin to enjoy it. Are you going to go to the store right now and pick one out? Wrong! You must have some basic knowledge and know-how prior to entering into the world of salesmen and digital cameras! Here are the steps to buying the digital camera that is right for you.

Easy Tips for Digital Photo Touchups


Using a digital camera to take pictures is great. It's easy and quick.

How To Become A Digital Photography Pro


Being a professional digital photographer is a dream many people have but most lack the ambition to follow through. Still, you want to take the best digital pictures you can without forking over the cost of a photography degree.

The Alligator Farm - Home to Beautiful Winged Creatures


Your first thought when you read "Alligator Farm" might be "tourist trap," but that could not be more inaccurate. And while the alligators are wonderful and plentiful at the place fondly referred to as the "Gator Farm," it is the birds that attract the world's best photographers.

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New Russian photography on FotoDepartament's Attention Hub  British Journal of Photography

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