Browsing all posts in August, 2008.
The default file name your photos have are assigned by your camera. With our Canon gear, the files are named IMG_0001 (or _MG_0001 if the photo’s color space is Adobe RGB). This is actually fine if you’re just using one camera since the photos are saved sequentially. The problem arises when you are using multiple [...]
Hi, folks. This is Lisa again with our not-so-weekly weekly linkies. This week we’ve got contests galore on our usual haunts that you might want to join. The prizes are pretty cool. But before we get to that, I’d just like to share that we recently got featured on my.yahoo.com.To the new susbcribers, hello! Welcome [...]
We needed a new camera bag so the whole camera bouncing off the asphalt would never happen again. Like we mentioned in that post, I was leaning more towards the Lowepro Slingshot 200 AW. The comments were very enthusiastic reviews about it. We saw it and really liked it, but decided it’s a bit on [...]
The chances of getting under and over exposed photos are pretty high when you’re using your camera’s built-in metering system (which is why you need to learn how to shoot manual). Like we said before, it’s because your camera will meter the scene or subject into middle shade of gray. This in turn will make [...]
When going through online reviews of different DSLRs you will often find a category where they rate a unit’s build quality. Build quality refers to how much abuse your unit can take before you have to retire it to DSLR heaven. The biggest factor that affects a unit’s build quality is the material used for [...]
Hello, Beyond Megapixels readers! This is a miraculous day around these parts because it’s going to be a two-post day. (Pause for collective gasp.) I know, I know. It’s unbelievable. Anyway, we have some free time right now so I figured now would be a good time to give you readers an update on how [...]
One important thing that separates snapshots from creative portraits is learning to work with directional light. Directional light can mean anything from off-camera lighting set-ups to a window with sunlight streaming through it. Below are some examples on how you can make directional light work for you. FORM AND TEXTURE Form and texture are basic [...]