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Filters

A friend of mine just got a new Nikon D90 and has pestered the heck out of me requested that I write an article about filters. (Hi, Dys! Your wish is my command. Ha!) There are many, MANY kinds of filters, and many, MANY different brands of filters, that allow for a near-infinite level of […]

The Lighted Path

“The Lighted Path” – a hiking trail in Aspen, Colorado. Exposure: 0.02 sec (1/50) Aperture: f/5.6 Focal Length: 22 mm ISO Speed: 200 A Wordless Wednesday contribution. Photo Credit: Tiffany Joyce. Tweet

Photoshop Framing Made Easy

Adding a matted “frame” to your on-line photographs creates a touch of professionalism and showcases your work in a way that draws the viewer’s attention. It’s a very quick and simple process to add a frame in Photoshop. For the purposes of this demonstration, I’ll use a photo that I took in Scottsdale, Arizona, late […]

Poll – Your Next Lens

We’re taking a poll to find out what the hot new lens purchases for 2010 are going to be. Click Here for PollOnline Survey | Website Polls | Email Marketing | Crowdsourcing SoftwareView MicroPoll I want my next lens purchase to be a fast zoom lens, something along the lines of a Canon EF-S 17-55mm […]

Copyrights and Licensing

A few days ago, the subject of copyright came up in the Beyond Megapixels Flickr Group discussion forum. I thought I would take the opportunity to explain some basics about copyrighting your photography work, and what different levels of licensing mean for the photos that you may wish to use in a public setting. It […]

Great Beginner Light Sources

Some day soon I hope to set up a home-based studio. That “soon” is dictated by the whims of our 21-year-old daughter, who moved back in with us in July and has no firm plans for moving out as of yet. Since she occupies what used to be the only “free” room in the house, […]

January Photo Challenge

As discussed in our Plans for 2010 post, this month we kick off some new collaborative features here at Beyond Megapixels. Each month we will be running a month-long “challenge”. There will be one photographic “theme” in which participants are encouraged to take photos of a certain subject and post to the Beyond Megapixels Photo […]

New “Getting Started” Page

Hello, friends! You may have noticed the newest section of the Beyond Megapixels website, titled “Getting Started With Photography”. The link is up at the top of the page, below the links for “Home”, “Contact Us”, etc. I spent a good while last week, while Vernon was featuring articles written by guest bloggers (which I […]

Happy New Year!

My husband and I will be consuming a lot of these, I fear, at our New Year’s Eve party! Sincere thanks to all of you, our friends, who have joined us here at Beyond Megapixels throughout the year. Have a safe and happy New Year’s, and we’ll see you here for all of the fun […]

Things to Consider When Buying Your First Camera

Here at Beyond Megapixels, we strive to provide a simple, unfettered look at the world of photography, and attempt to offer information geared toward beginners as well as more advanced photographers. In the hundreds of articles currently residing in Beyond Megapixels’ archives, there are posts focusing on such topics as technique, composition, recommended gear, and […]