Browsing all posts in January, 2010.

When life hands you lemons

by Jen Royce Make lemonade right? That’s the old saying. Growing up I always wanted to be a teacher, or a doctor, and even a race car driver. Who doesn’t look good in a helmet? Life is quite unpredictable and takes turns when you just want to go straight. After I graduated high school I […]

Upcoming and Elsewhere

Hello friends! I thought I’d let you know about some things that are in the works for upcoming entries, as well as some things that are happening elsewhere on the subject of photography. First up, I am in possession of my copy of Scott Kelby’s new workbook/DVD combo, Photo Recipes Live: Behind the Scenes: Your […]

The Nature of Nature Photography

This post was submitted by Jerry Downs and you can check out more of his work here and here. What follows is an adaptation of one of my email-photo-essays that I send out to a couple of thousand friends and fellow photographers around the world after my personal photo adventures for a book I’m writing […]

Three Things I Wish I Knew Then

Sherry (who writes for PhotoBlog) and I were talking a couple of weeks ago about the things that we wished we knew, or that someone had told us, about photography when we first got started. Those tips or pieces of advice that would have helped us to avoid confusion or mistakes when we were first […]


A friend of mine just got a new Nikon D90 and has pestered the heck out of me requested that I write an article about filters. (Hi, Dys! Your wish is my command. Ha!) There are many, MANY kinds of filters, and many, MANY different brands of filters, that allow for a near-infinite level of […]

The Lighted Path

“The Lighted Path” – a hiking trail in Aspen, Colorado. Exposure: 0.02 sec (1/50) Aperture: f/5.6 Focal Length: 22 mm ISO Speed: 200 A Wordless Wednesday contribution. Photo Credit: Tiffany Joyce. Tweet

Lenses, Books, Camera pages added

I just wanted to let everyone know that Tiffany has been working hard over the last few weeks creating some useful pages. The following pages should also help you improve your photography. I would highly recommend you browse through them and add any comments you may have. If you also want more information added to […]

Photoshop Framing Made Easy

Adding a matted “frame” to your on-line photographs creates a touch of professionalism and showcases your work in a way that draws the viewer’s attention. It’s a very quick and simple process to add a frame in Photoshop. For the purposes of this demonstration, I’ll use a photo that I took in Scottsdale, Arizona, late […]

Book Giveaway! Winner!

In order to enter for our book give away this week you must become a facebook fan of our site. Clicking on this link will bring you to our profile. 1 winner will be randomly selected from our list of fans. Congrats Jennifer Macaulay you won this weeks book competition. Tweet

Your own Photography site

Hi Everyone We ran a poll a few weeks back that highlighted that users wished they had their own photography website. BeyondMegapixels is prepared to introduce a service to our readers where we will work alongside you to develop your own 100% unique website. As well as developing a unique website we will take all […]