Photography Information

Photography Information

Studio Photography and Digital Backgrounds


The article given here was written for Adobe Photoshop 5,6,7,CS, and Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 and 3.Most photographers who are serious about improving their portrait taking skills have realized that a beautiful background can greatly enhance their photographs.

CCTV Camera Tip: Apply Simple Common Sense when Picking CCTV Cameras and Lenses


Get a good face shot: Use Higher quality cameras at entry areas.Doors, gates and other entry areas need a good quality, high resolution camera to record a good 'face shot.

Types of Digital Cameras


If you are in the market to purchase a digital camera, you have surely seen several different types of cameras. It isnt exactly clear what the differences between the types are, and it can be confusing trying to choose the digital camera thats right for you.

Light Meter Readings for Film and Digital


Reflected Light Readings for Film and Digital ImagesIn order to correctly expose your film or digital CCD there are two variables that must be identified: average reflectance and average light. Unless you have some good reason to meter for other than these two averages, stick meticulously to the method outlined below.

Photography - Things to Consider Before Buying a Camera


Before you are able to take the kind of photos you want to take, it is important to think about the equipment you would like to start out with. Probably the most important decision you will have to make is what kind of camera to buy.

Review of the Photek Product Shooting Tent


Here's the challenge. You have to photograph small items for Ebay or for clients' brochures.

How to Easily Select the Important Photography Category for Your Home Based Business


You may have already started to make money from your photography, but if you are still a gifted amateur, then there are effective methods you can use to kick start your chances of making a profit. At the present time there has never been more opportunities for the photographer.

Take Spectacular Nighttime Photos with Your Digital Camera - Part II


Night photos can take on a somewhat magical quality you may find lacking in normal daytime photography. Amazing night pictures certainly can attract attention.

Pinhole Photography: Right Back to Basics


Why Pinhole Photography?It's fun. It's creative.

Portrait Photography: Tips and Methods


Portrait is defined as, "A likeness of a person, especially one showing the face, that is created by a painter or photographer, for example." In the area of portrait photography there are some guidelines that you should consider when you go to take photos of people.

Photography - Rules of Composition


Composition is defined as the combining of distinct parts or elements to form a whole. In photography that definition is very important in taking quality pictures.

How Many Megapixels Do We Need?


Are you having megapixel envy each time you walk by the camera section of your favorite electronics store? So do I. But, do we really need more and more pixels? The answer depends on what we intend to do with the images.

Keep a Digital Photos Diary


Digital Photo Diary - memories that last a life timeThe best things in life come in threes, like friends, dreams, and memories.A digital photo diary keeps some of the big and little memories of our life.

Digital Cameras Demystified


Demystifying Digital Camera JargonWant to buy a digital camera but confused by the sales jargon? Talk of pixels, LCDs and ELVs, digital zoom verses optical zoom driving you crazy? Then stress no more, here are all the basic terms and their meanings in simple, easily understood terms.Mega pixels:Pixels are just the tiny dots that make up a digital picture.

Candid Photography


Candid photography is photography that focuses on spontaneity rather than technique. Your subject's focus is not on the camera, but on their current task.

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