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How to Create a Slideshow in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop can be used not only to edit your photos but also to showcase your work to clients and unwitting relatives. The good thing about using Photoshop to present your work is that it displays your photos against a black backdrop and in full screen without any distracting menus. Go under the File menu […]

Keep Your Eyes Open

It’s only natural to keep one eye closed when looking through the viewfinder. It easier to see the subject if your only focused with what you see through your camera. Why then do most professionals keep both eyes open when they take pictures? By keeping both your eyes open, you get a wider field of […]

Sigma Announces 10mm and 4.5mm Fisheye Lenses

Sigma announces the release of two new Fisheye Lenses. The 4.5mm F2.8 EX DC CIRCULAR FISHEYE HSM and the 10mm F2.8 EX DC FISHEYE HSM lens are both for exclusively designed for digital SLRs with an APS-C size sensor. Both lenses use Sigma’s Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) for fast and quiet focusing and allows full […]

How to Straighten Crooked Photos

One of the most common errors that can happen when you handhold your shots is that you can get a crooked photo. In the example below you can see that the photo is tilting to the right. Here is the easiest way to correct this type of problem.Open your photo in Photoshop. Click and hold […]

How to Remove Color Casts in JPEGs

Color casts are usually the result of selecting the wrong white balance when you take a photograph. Of course the easiest way to avoid this is to shoot in RAW so you can easily correct this during post-processing. In case, you shoot with a point-and-shoot that can’t shoot in RAW, or if you just don’t […]

Canon USA Announces New Baby Photo Contest

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., November 13, 2007 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging technology, has announced a “New Baby Photo Contest” offering contestants the opportunity to share eligible images of new additions to their family, and possibly win a prize that will help to pay for future education costs. “When a newborn is […]

How to Protect Your Lens

We mentioned in a previous post how lenses have the biggest impact on your image quality. That’s why the good ones cost four times more than your camera itself. Here are some tips on how to protect your investment. Lens CapKeep your lens cap on when you store your camera in your bag. Sure, most […]

How to Take Care of Your Memory Cards

A lot of times, we forget how important our memory cards are and how much care they require. Here are some tips to remember when handling your digital film so you can avoid losing valuable data or getting error messages while you’re on a shoot. • Always reformat you card right after you upload your […]

Child Photography 101

CC Photo by maessiveThings you should know about child photography: + Children make for better portrait subjects than adults. Why? Not only are they completely adorable, they don’t pose. I’ve met enough adults that just won’t relax and stop posing. + Children can smell insincerity. They can smell fear. I used to teach kindergarten, so […]

Portraits: The Other Use of Macro Lenses

We all know that macro lenses are used for close-up work with small subjects. What some do not know is that true macro lenses (those capable of a magnification of 1:1) are also great to use for portraits. Lens QualityMacro lenses are designed to be extremely sharp since it is designed to capture the smallest […]