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The Digital Photography Companion Giveaway

Jeff and I were contacted a couple of weeks ago by O’Reilly Media, asking if we write book reviews, and whether we would like to look at a copy of this beginner-friendly book. It’s The Digital Photography Companion, by professional photographer and teacher Derrick Story (who incidentally is also a blogger over at The Digital […]

Macro Photography 101, Part 2

In Part 1 of Macro Photography 101, we discussed what a true macro lens is. In Part 2, we will be discussing depth of field, lighting, and specialist lens in Macro Photography. DEPTH OF FIELD We all know that when you use a wide open aperture then you will get a shallow depth of field […]

Macro Photography 101

Macro photography can be a confusing topic for many beginners. For one thing, almost all the lenses nowadays have the word macro printed on the barrel. Does this mean that it’s automatically a macro lens? What is a true macro lens? These are some of the topics that we will tackle in this article. MAGNIFICATION […]

Batch Renaming: Organizing Your Images with Adobe Bridge

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 […]

Weekly Linkies, 08/13/08

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 […]

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The Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home Review

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 […]

Quick Photoshop Fix for Exposure Problems

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 […]

How Tough is your Digital SLR?

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 […]

Beyond Megapixels after 9 Months

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 […]