A digital CD slideshow is a great way to preserve and showcase your favorite photos. There are many free software downloads available to photographers who want to create slide shows from their digital camera photos. Listed below are a few of the most popular with a short review of what makes them useful. All software mentioned below will also let you edit your photographs before creating a slide show. For example, you can crop, resize, rotate, reduce red eye etc. Read the rest of this entry »
If you think that finding a good SLR camera is tough, try to find the best digital SLR lens to go with it. If you felt there were plenty of cameras to choose from, the number of available lenses is going to be overwhelming. Digital SLR lenses come in all manner of shapes and sizes, and vary massively in price.By simply changing a lens, the scope of a potential image changes, too. Understanding the difference between lenses will help you get the best shot. Some are built for the demanding needs of professionals and others are just right for the everyday snapshot photographer. Faced with all these alternatives, what’s a newcomer to the world of SLR photography to do?
Just follow the 6 steps that I outline below and you’ll find your way to the best digital SLR lens for your camera. Read the rest of this entry »
Image Stabilization (or Vibration Reduction in Nikon) is a technology found on some DSLR Canon and Nikon lenses. Activate the image stabilization (IS) so that the photographer can produce sharp images in lightless conditions without using a tripod. In another words, you can use adequately slower shutter speed when the camera is on your hands without blurring the image.
Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction
It functions to reduce vibration effects during the shoot and helps stabilize it so that the image will come out sharper. The IS or VR are claimed to be able to make images sharper even in a slow exposure condition for about 2 to 3 stop. Read the rest of this entry »
Here are some guidelines that can assist you in developing your photography skills.
Always Carry Your Camera Everywhere
The main reason being that you can miss those great photographic opportunities because you don’t have you camera with you. Make it a habit of carrying your camera with you everywhere you go because you never know what you’ll encounter that day. Buy a camera bag and bringing along your camera will not be a hassle. Also, a good camera bag protects your camera from any bumps and scratches. Bags with a layer of foam or a thick outer layer is the wisest buy. If you think you main camera is too bulky to bring everywhere, you should purchase a compact camera that can be your day-to-day companion. Or nowadays, there’s plenty of different camera phones to choose from that’ll satisfy your daily photography needs. Here are some tips to help you choose a camera phone wisely. Read the rest of this entry »
The most common mistake made by beginners in photography on composition is the placement of horizon line which is not balance and other lines are inharmonic. Actually it is a very simple thing but if we pay more attention to it, it will give a great effect on the resulted picture.
Why does balance and straight line become so important?
Why is a balance horizon line important? Naturally, human eyes will prefer to see balance lines than the aslant or tilted ones. Just look at the pictures hanging on the walls in your living room, you must want the upper frame to be in align with the ceiling. You must also want you floor to look parallel and neat or your TV stands straight and not sideways, up or down. It is a very natural thing and when we see an image with unbalance horizon line, our eyes will naturally make an appraisal. Read the rest of this entry »