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This is your chance!

Happy Friday, friends! I’m in the throes of the last week of this semester in college, and Steve is wrapping up his moving extravaganza. So, today’s post is going to be all about YOU. As we wind down our other responsibilities and gear up for a summer full of great content on Beyond Megapixels, we’d […]

Fix My Pic #1

Hello, all. Back in August I asked for volunteers for Fix My Pic, in which readers submit their own photographs for analysis and advice. This photo was submitted by Amit Khanna for our consideration. As seen here, the surfer is right in the center of the photograph. The photo might benefit by applying the Rule […]

Volunteer for “Fix My Pic”

I am looking for volunteers for my upcoming article series, “Fix My Pic”. The series will give the readers of Beyond Megapixels the opportunity to submit photographs for analysis and advice. Topics may include exposure correction, composition advice, Photoshop enhancement, and the like. The intent of the series is to provide a learning opportunity for […]

Guest Entry – Is a Hand Held Light Meter Really Necessary?

This guest post is kindly provided to us by Steve Russell. You can contact Steve at ———- Is a Hand Held Light Meter Really Necessary? By: Steve Russell Recently Tiffany Joyce posted an article about determining correct exposure by reading histograms. She opened the article by questioning the need for the use of a […]

Initial thoughts on the HP MediaSmart PC

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the privilege to play around with a MediaSmart PC from HP. The machine is awesome with a lot of cool features. The most compelling aspect of this machine is the backing up functionality. At the moment I have over 20,000 photos and uploading them to Flickr or any […]

Canvas Printing from Uprinting

A high impact way to show off your favorite photos is to have them printed on canvas. The effect is amazing and gives a whole new life to your otherwise missed disregarded digital photos. Having my photo printed on a stretch canvas by uprinting proved to be a painless process with only a few little […]

SanDisk Capture the Passion Contest

Announcing the SanDisk Capture the Passion Contest Series! Win $1,000 and a SanDisk Ultra SDHC memory card. SanDisk is looking for entries that best capture the spirit and passion of Summer Sports in the action of play or the celebration of fans. So bring it on! Whatever you choose to shoot, style counts – so […]

Mother’s Day Photo Contest

Bagettes has kindly offered to run a mothers day photo contest for us this month. I have listed the prizes below and I encourage everyone to enter! To enter you need to click here and enter your details. It takes about 5mins to enter.   Tweet

Camera shake, resulting in blurred photos

The following post has been submitted by Scotch Macaskill and you can see more of his photography over at his blog. Camera shake, resulting in blurred photos, is a constant hazard when photographing wildlife with a telephoto lens and is probably the main cause of unusable wildlife photographs. To combat camera shake, you have three […]

Surviving a Yellowstone Wildlife Shoot

The following article was submitted by Randall Thorne and you can check out more of his work on his website peacefulwalks. As a nature videographer, I have occasion to film wildlife as well as inspiring landscapes. My footage is then edited into short, 3-minute videos crafted primarily for the purpose of relaxation. Although the end […]