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Back to Basics: Image Resolution

Image resolution – how much detail an image holds – is measured in pixels per inch, or ppi. It is also referred to by the width and the height of the image as measured in pixels (i.e. 640×427, 1024×683, etc.). The more pixels the image possesses, the better the image quality. Rules of Thumb There […]

Digital vs. Film Photography – A Brief Cost Comparison

Sometimes it’s fun to try to justify decisions you’ve made and things you’ve done. This is one of those. I hope it hits home with some of you. A woman that works in my office loves nature and nature photography. Because of our common interest she and I talk about photography from time to time. […]

Product Review: Photo Art from Fracture

The folks at Fracture have developed a great new way to display your photographs. A Fracture is a photograph and frame all in one. The picture is printed on the backside of a piece of glass, which is adhered to sturdy, thick black matting. Since the photo is part of the glass, it is scratch-proof […]

Product Review – Epson Pro Stylus 3880 Printer

Over the years I’ve purchased various gadgets and toys that I really used and liked. I’ve also purchased things that within days I was asking myself what was I thinking and why did I throw away my money. Rarely, however, have I purchased something that has me saying “Wow” every time I use it. This […]

Review – Mpix Photographic Products

I recently purchased a framed print from Mpix. I’ve heard Scott Kelby go on and on about them, and have seen their full page advertisements multiple times in every issue of Popular Photography that I own. So I signed up for a free account, created a personal album, and uploaded several shots from our recent […]

Shortcuts and Rules of Thumb

Following are a few shortcuts and rules of thumb that help me in my day-to-day photography needs. Since I refer to them often enough myself, I thought I would pass them along to you. Using a Teleconverter Keep light loss in mind if you use a teleconverter in combination with your lens. In general, adjust […]

On-Line Photo Printing

Looking for a reliable, quality on-line print shop for your digital photographs? Here are a few recommended resources: Mpix is the company professionals use to upload their photographs and order prints. They provide a wide variety of formats and media, from traditionally framed photographs to wall clings and even portfolio printing. Pricing is exceedingly reasonable, […]

Poll – Printing

How often do you print your photographs? Click Here for PollOnline SurveyConjoint Analysis | Polls | Email Marketing | Crowdsourcing SoftwareView MicroPoll (Go here if you cannot see this poll.) Photo credit – “Picture Frames at Photo LA” by Ricardo Diaz on Flickr Creative Commons. Tweet

Continuous Shoot Advantages

Do you shoot in Continuous Shoot mode?  It’s a setting on your digital camera that I highly recommend you check out.  I usually shoot in this mode so I get at least one good photo from a moment that can not be recreated.  When I was starting out that’s precisely what I’d get – one […]