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Thirteen Goals for 2013

As I look back upon last year’s goals, I am reasonably satisfied with my success. I turned my spare room into a photo studio. I improved my portfolio. I got a macro lens. I entered (and won!) a photo contest. I took monthly (sometimes more often) photo excursions. And my husband got me this nifty […]

Happy Holidays from Beyond Megapixels!

Happy holidays from all (two) of us at Beyond Megapixels! I hope everyone has a safe, fun, stress-free Christmas and New Year’s. Here’s what’s coming up on Beyond Megapixels for 2013: – Setting and achieving your photographic goals for 2013 – Sequence photography – Vertical panoramas – Focus stacking – One day spent with a […]

Contest Winners!

The results are in! Thanks to all of the folks that voted. Without further ado, here are the winners of the “Your Photographic Style” contest! Third Place: $25.00 Amazon Gift Card: Leonhard’s Swimmer! Second Place: $50.00 Amazon Gift Card: Wells’ Leaf! First Place: $100.00 Amazon Gift Card: Woodbury’s Daughter! Congratulations! Your Amazon Gift Cards will […]

Christmas Wish List 2012

Hello friends! I can’t believe another Christmas season is upon us. I hope everyone all of our U.S. readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are now rolling up their sleeves for the shopping season! With the invention of the Internet, I haven’t had to set foot in a mall during the Christmas season in a […]

Your Photographic Style – Contest Finalists

Hello everyone! The finalists for the “Your Photographic Style” contest have been chosen! Please vote below, or click here to vote for your favorite between now and December 6th! (WordPress is defying me, otherwise the poll would be embedded here.) (Edited 2:26pm – looks like it’s working now!) You can click on each photo within […]

Contest submissions close November 15th!

If you haven’t yet submitted your photo for the Your Photographic Style photo contest, you only have until Thursday to do so! Between now and November 15th, submit the photograph that best represents your “style”. Do you gravitate toward landscapes? Black and white? Do you like to use Lightroom presets to give your photos a […]

Trust Your Camera

Sometimes it’s okay to trust your camera. We spend a lot of time talking about using aperture priority, or shutter priority, or full manual mode. We teach you how to “take control” of your camera and dictate the outcome of your photographs for yourself. We show you how to compensate for your camera’s perceived weaknesses […]

Contest Winner! Contest Announcement!

Last week we held a contest for the best photograph that represented flared fall light. Out of the many excellent contributions, Rachel N Leon Burkholder was chosen as our lucky winner! This was her lovely photo, submitted on our Facebook Page (click for full size): Congratulations Rachel! Please e-mail me at info@beyondmegapixels.com with your mailing […]

The Photo That Got You Started

Think back to the time in your life when photography was still a mystery to you. For some, that was quite some time ago. For others, it was fairly recently. Now recall that one moment, and that one photograph, that sparked your interest to explore photography more deeply. For me, this is that photograph: This […]

CONTEST: Flared Fall Light

It’s autumn here in the United States. I love the long light of fall. It seems to have more depth, making the golden hour more “golden”. There may be a scientific reason for this, or it might just be a product of my own emotions. Regardless, lately I’ve been inspired to include a little bit […]