Browsing all posts in January, 2009.

Nikon D300 – My week to review

Thanks to the very fantastic ProPhotoRental for accommodating my ever shifting schedule while I reviewed the Nikon D300.  I mentioned that my reviews will not be the traditional compare and contrast so if you would like to know more about my experience take it to the comments.   If you’re looking for the traditional I checked out […]

Friday’s Find: Guitar Strap Shoulder Pad – Gel

When we were travelling I delegated the camera bag holding to my husband.  It’s heavy and I delegate heavy things to him until he starts to complain.  The traditional two handle camera bag that I’m using was just not working so I found this strap through Amazon it’s a Guitar Strap Shoulder Pad with GEL. […]

Point & Shoot Cameras

The Point & Shoot camera is a very important part of my life.  I have a Point & Shoot with me at all times.  Having a baby means that I carry approximately 15 tons of stuff with me at all times and the SLR is just not always appropriate or convenient to carry along.  There is nothing more overwhelming […]

BOOK CONTEST: BetterPhoto Guide

Great news for you Makayla who won the book!  More book contests to come! Amazon accidentally shipped me two copies of the The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Photography (Amphoto Guide Series) that I mentioned earlier this week.   So we’re going to have a contest.  Leave a comment and on Friday, January 3oth at 12pm EST I’ll use […]

When Reflections Work.

Working with reflections so that they add to the photo is a difficult thing to do.  There are a whole series of ways that reflections do not work.  For example when you take a reflection of someone and in the reflection you can see up the persons nose….like some senior pictures that I’ve seen…like one […]

Inspiration Board Tuesday: I got lost in Flickr

I don’t have loads of free time so when I get lost it’s a problem.  I was lost in Flickr today.  For hours.  Our Beyond Megapixels group grew to more then 40 people in the past week and I’ve been inspired over and over again by all of your incredible images of Leading Lines.  Have you joined […]

Photography books by BetterPhoto

In the quest of being the best photographer you can be a good guide book to learn from is a great resource. In the month of February I’ll be reviewing the following books all brought to you by BetterPhoto – as I finish reading these books anyone that comments on the review will be up […]

Photography in the News: Charging Friends for Services

Many of our readers are professional photographers, some others are on the path to become professional photographers and then you have those of us that are just interested in being the best photographer we can be.  That’s what Beyond Megapixels is all about.   This weeks little nugget of news is a topic that I’m really […]

Many people do their best to find the best deal, they can ever time they go out shopping. With the ever weakening economy, it has become more and more important to find different ways of saving money. There are several different ways of saving money and they all have different outcomes. You can cut out […]

Displaying Photographs in Your Home

I’m famous for taking loads of pictures and having white walls.  Not exactly something I want to be famous for so I’ve made it a priority in 2009 to have prints made of my favorites and to hang them and to change out the photos every six months (or when I look at them and […]