Take Sharper Photos by Preventing Camera Shake

There’s nothing more upsetting than aiming for a shot and spoiling it due to shaking the camera — especially if you only have one chance. If there’s nothing in a photo that is sharp, then everything is out of focus and this is enough proof that the image may have suffered the effects of camera shake.…

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How To Photograph Water or Other Liquid Droplets at Home

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This 8-step “DIY How To” will help you understand how to prepare and photograph your own water droplets or other liquid droplets from the comfort of your home. How I got into droplets photography? To make a long story made short: right after I bought my first — and only for now — D-SLR, the Canon EOS 40D, I had a ‘great’ idea to shoot droplets.…

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How to Eliminate Shadows from your Daytime Portraits

Using pop-up flash in the daytime.

When you take portraits on a bright and sunny day, you may notice that at times harsh shadows are cast on persons’ faces causing at times severe underexposure. Yet at the same time the background is well exposed. What is happening is that your camera has automatically adjusted its exposure settings for the background and not the foreground of which your subject is a part of.…

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How to create motion blur in your action photos

Taking action photos can be exciting and can get your adrenaline pumping even when there is the element of danger for you as a photographer. Not something that’s recommended – stay out of harm’s way! But nothing beats the thrill of capturing the moment of a Batter hitting a ball, a soccer player performing a bicycle kick, an Evolution XI skidding around a corner or a 3-year-old running at full speed in the backyard.…

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Cleaning a D-SLR sensor automatically and manually


Image Credit: The sensor is the core of your D-SLR and has a photodiode for each pixel that converts light signals into electrical signals for images to be produced. So if you have an 18 mega pixel D-SLR, your sensor has 18 x 106 photodiodes!…

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Photoshop vs Lightroom vs Freeware

“Should I use Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Lightroom" Photography enthusiasts will consider this question at least once in their lives. A tough question, one that will differ from person to person based on a variety of factors such as: Skill level How they want to edit the photos The number of photos to be edited Preference Both Photoshop and Lightroom are fantastic programs by themselves, but are simply amazing when used to complement the other.…

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