The Best Copyright-Free Photo Libraries: - DotGovWatch Exposing the good, the bad, and the buggy - A Blog Monitoring U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government Websites Thousands of photos taken by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duty are free of copyright and free to use. Based on my extensive review of government photo libraries, the best collections below. Or just use the search I made. Secrets of Digital Bird Photography Many people new to photography don’t realize that not all lenses can “zoom”. In fact, the lenses I use most often for bird photography don’t “zoom” at all: they have a fixed focal length which provides only a fixed amount of magnification. They’re what photographers call prime lenses. A zoom lens, on the other hand, provides a range of magnifications. The act of “zooming in” is a matter of increasing the magnification (which means increasing the focal length). The availability of both zoom lenses and prime lenses means that you have yet another decision to make when shopping for a birding lens: whether to buy a zoom lens or a prime lens.
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Overused Photography Tricks Photography has potential to be both the most equalizing and polarizing art form imaginable. All you really need to get started is a camera — any will do — and an ability to understand what looks good. On the other hand, there are people who swear that you need 50 lenses, a full flash setup and at least a half-dozen SLR bodies before you could even begin to take it seriously as a hobby. Yet somehow, for all the infinite variety that photography should offer us, we see the same things over and over. The same photos, the same tricks, the same clichéd, hackneyed shots.
Wikimedia Commons Cancel Edit Delete Preview revert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem). Pioneer Woman Photography Photography is all about exposure, or the light that is allowed to be let in when a photo is taken. Learning how to adjust exposure to get the effect you’re looking for is one of the things all photographers have to eventually learn, and one of the easiest examples of this is taking a photo of a silhouette against a sunrise or sunset. In the photo above, I exposed for the sky. “Exposing for the sky” means I told my camera that I wanted to capture all the beauty and color variations of the sky and not to worry about letting enough light in to see my baby.
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