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Digital Photography Tutorials

Digital Photography Tutorials
Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens. This is a complete listing of all tutorials on this site; click the drop-down links in the top menu to see particular topics. Photography is going through an exciting transition period as many film photographers are beginning to explore the new capabilities of digital cameras. While the fundamentals have remained similar, other aspects are markedly different. This is a great time to get involved with digital photography. These tutorials are rarely influenced by changes in image editing software and camera equipment — due to their unique concept-based approach. View in other languages: Português Русский Deutsch Français Italiano

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Row Three » Brave New Worldview – 30 Science Fiction Films of the 21st Century A decade into the 21st Century and we have arrived at the future. The promise of Tomorrow. But instead we have looming energy crises, endless middle east conflict and more disappointing, we have no flying cars, Heck, for all the bright and clean future promised in 2001: A Space Odyssey, none of the real companies used as brands in the film even exist anymore. Even moving from the late 1960s to the mid 1980s, nobody makes DeLoreans (although they occasionally sell on Ebay), but cloning and tablet computing (as promised by Star Trek: The Next Generation) have more or less come to pass in this century.

Understanding Digital Camera Sensors A digital camera uses an array of millions of tiny light cavities or "photosites" to record an image. When you press your camera's shutter button and the exposure begins, each of these is uncovered to collect and store photons. Once the exposure finishes, the camera closes each of these photosites, and then tries to assess how many photons fell into each.

Improve Your Photos in 60 Seconds If you are tired of reading long explanations and confused by tricky photo techniques, here you can have it short and sweet. Arranged by topics, each subject takes less than 60 seconds to read. Once you’ve read the ideas and tips, picture in your mind some photographs you have already taken. Think of how they could have been improved by applying what you have learned here. Visualize how you might have taken your photos differently. Photo editing masterclass: Creative blurring in Photoshop Martin Evening explains how to use blurring – or selective focus – in post-production to greatly enhance a photograph One of the best ways to draw the viewer’s eye to an area of a photograph is through the use of selective focus. This can be done using a lens at its widest aperture to achieve a shallow depth of field, but you can also blur an image in Photoshop at the post-production stage. Although the Filter menu has 16 different blur filters, only the Lens Blur and Blur Gallery filters are capable of simulating how a photograph should look when the lens is out of focus. This is because for a blur to look convincing, the filter must recreate what happens when light entering the lens creates a defocused image.

Manual Focusing with AF Camera Systems Cinematography Cinematography lenses from ZEISS have helped to create distinctive images in many famous movies, e.g. «Lord of the Rings», and have already received three Technical Academy Awards. more How to turn your passion into a blog I was talking to a friend who is excited about the idea of starting a website. He said: “I have not blogged before so I just need a topic! This is the hard part!”. Many beginners might get stuck at this same stage so let’s take a look at things you should consider when finding a perfect topic to cover on your site. 6 easy photography techniques to learn this year Fancy kicking off the new year by giving your photography a boost? Here are six simple techniques that every photographer should know. 1.

90 Online Photography Tools and Resources Photos are everywhere on the web. From sharing with friends, to editing, printing, buying, selling, searching, remixing and free hosting, we've lined up a plethora of resources for photo fiends. Online Photo Editors Fauxto - Advanced online photo editor with an interface similar to Photoshop'sXmgImg- Image hosting service that provides an interface for users to manage, edit, and share their images online.OnlinePhotoTool - Edit pictures taken from your hard drive as well as images that are already on the Internet.MyImager - Upload images from your computer and from anywhere on the web and edit them freely with the dozens of tools and filters available.SnipShot - Edit photos from your hard-drive, your Webshots account, or your Flickr account in one place, and then save them back to any of those locations.Pixenate - Online photo editor with many special effects.

Size Matters The great DPI vs PPI Debate I see so much confusion around this topic with not only new photographers, but with those that have been around the block a few times. For those photographers that were never involved in graphic design, I’m going to drop a little history on you first.

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