Fill flash is a photographic technique used to brighten deep shadow areas, typically outdoors on sunny days, though the technique is useful any time the background is significantly brighter than the subject of the photograph, particularly in backlit subjects. To use fill flash, the aperture and shutter speed are adjusted to correctly expose the background, and the flash is fired to lighten the foreground. Most point and shoot cameras include a fill flash mode that forces the flash to fire, even in bright light. Depending on the distance to the subject, using the full power of the flash may greatly overexpose the subject especially at close range. Certain cameras allow the level of flash to be manually adjusted e.g. 1/3, 1/2, or 1/8 power, so that both the foreground and background are correctly exposed, or allow an automatic flash exposure compensation. Read the rest of this entry »
Still Life images can be just about anything that doesn’t move. Still life photographs consist of inanimate objects, often arranged in some striking or artistic way. These include flowers, food, etc. They are life forms but they don’t move. Still life photographs consist of inanimate objects, often arranged in some striking or artistic way. Read the rest of this entry »
No camera is especially designed for beginners. Even if there are cameras labeled as professional or entry-level, the difference exist in the feature that they have. Entry-level cameras can also be used for professional purposes as long as the photographer feel that all they require are in said camera. A professional camera will in turn also be rendered less useful if the user don’t need all the features it has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »
In today’s day and age, technology is developing so fast. Back then, cell phone was used only for communication and now, there are so many other functions of it as a medium for internet browsing and surfing as well as social media. Furthermore, we can even take images with it. The most popular style of photo taking today is definitely “SELFIE”. However, have you ever come across of some unique and unusual tools that people use to take a SELFIE photo? If you haven’t, then check out the following note on 10 unique and weird SELFIE photo tools here. Read the rest of this entry »
Nowadays, a camera phone is something of a daily staple in our lives. The quality of images these camera phones can also be compared to dedicated compact pocket cameras.
But not many knows of the history of how the camera phone came to be. Officially, the first camera phone recorded was a prototype developed in 1993 by Daniel A. Henderson. This camera phone, that’s now displayed in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, has the ability of taking photos and videos.
But at the time, the photos taken can’t be sent anywhere (E-mail nor MMS). So these were really a camera attached to a phone. Read the rest of this entry »