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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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Web Workshops I’ve Got My Eye On

Hi friends! I’ve been collecting a list of web workshops and seminars that I would like to attend, and I thought I would share them with you. THIS WEEKEND: I won’t be able to attend this one, since I’ll be in Indianapolis photographing the MotoGP race, but I would have liked to attend! Mark Wallace, […]

Free Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions are a great way to quickly edit your photos to achieve the effect you want, and to also fix common issues with your images. They’re basically macros that are developed for Photoshop which, with a click of the mouse, will run through a series of adjustment steps for you, without you having to […]

Photographers in the News and another Winner

In official business The Betterphoto Guide to Digital Photography can be claimed by commenter: PShorten.  I have sent you an e-mail with request for your address but if you haven’t gotten it please check your junk mail. I’m always interested in photo tips, who isn’t?  So this week for our Photographers in the News I bring you tips […]

Commercial love day right around the corner

Valentines Day is 8 days away.  Is it a commercial holiday?  Yes.  Does everyone want flowers and chocolate?  No.  Here is my official Valentines Day guide for a person you love that also loves Photography.   This is a decorative camera strap by Cotton Candy available on Etsy.com it is reversible and, I think you’ll agree,  VERY […]

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