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Hiatus

Hello friends! Beyond Megapixels will be enjoying a hiatus until the beginning of 2014. In the meantime, please enjoy the vast content that can be found in our archives. Thanks, and have a wonderful holiday season! Tweet

Feed Reader Recommendation

Hello friends! Just a brief note for those of you reading this via Google Reader, which will be defunct on July 1st, 2013. As a replacement feed reader solution, I have been using Feedly and I highly recommend it. The reader layout is similar to that of Google Reader, and it was as easy as […]

Winner: Best Macro Shot

Wow! We received some truly incredible entries for the Best Macro Shot contest! In fact, we had more entries for this contest than for any other contest that we’ve ever held on this site! Choosing the winner was really tough, so before I announce who that is, I would like to share some of the […]

Contest: Your Best Macro Shot

Hi friends! I seem to be on a macro kick lately, so for our next contest I would like you all to submit what you consider to be your very best macro shot. It can be of any subject, with any sort of post-processing you wish to apply. I will review all of the submissions […]

Your Weekend Project: Love in Black and White

Hi all! In honor of Valentine’s Day I am posting your weekend project on Wednesday instead of Friday. Use the format of black and white photography to capture a special moment with the ones you love. Take a photo while you’re on a date with your significant other, or catch your children hand crafting valentines […]

Contest Winner!

Hi friends! The winner of the “Single Flash Drama” contest is… Anand Yashwanth! Click to view the full sized version. Anand’s excellent use of flash to freeze both the motion of the strawberry, and the dip and splash of the water, combined with the flawless white background, really exemplifies the skilled use of light to […]

Contest: Single Flash Drama

Hello all! I’ve got another contest to announce! Once we have mastered the basics of photography – the in’s and out’s of the camera, the exposure triangle, depth of field, and the like – our thoughts start turning toward the manipulation of light. Before we acquire the skills necessary to manage a whole studio full […]

Photography is a Conversation

Those of you who follow us on our Facebook Page have heard about a bit of trouble we’ve been experiencing here on Beyond Megapixels. Unfortunately, there is a person out there who, with changing IP’s and e-mail addresses, has been leaving lewd, hateful, and very inappropriate comments all over the site. For those of you […]

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 […]