Browsing all posts in April, 2008.

How to Create High-Contrast Black and White Images

In Photoshop CS3, making black and white photos is easier than ever. This tutorial is not limited to converting color photos to monochrome but how to make them pop by adding contrast and a vignette. (Lisa’s note: It’s always best to shoot in color and convert to BW during post-processing. You tend to lose detail […]

Not-so-Weekly Linkies: Photography Must-Reads, Part III

Things to read over the weekend: The SLR Camera: Then and Now 25 Ways to Jump Start Photography Inspiration Photography Niches You Never Considered The CentralPark.com Photo Contest Big and Tasty Food Photography Tips Roundup How to Hold Your Digital Camera, The Ultimate Guide Have a great one! Related Posts:Weekly Linkies: Photography Must-ReadsWeekly Linkies: Photography […]

Starlight Effect: Creative Use of Aperture

Ever wondered how photographers make sources of light in photos appear like they’re twinkling? What most pros do is attach a starlight filter which automatically makes points of light flare. You can even twist the filter to adjust the effect much like a polarizer. If you don’t want to spend money on something that you […]

Beyond Megapixels gets Google PageRank 4

Hi, Beyond Megapixels readers! We’ve recently discovered that Google has (finally) given us PageRank 4. We’ve been popping up on the first page of photography-related searches on Google since December 2007, and now it’s official. We’ve been neglecting the blog lately, and this is just what we needed to get things going again. Ah, the […]