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By: Eric Hartwell
Patience is a virtue. It always has been and always will. In photography terms, it is vital.We are so used to things happening rapidly in photography that we can sometimes feel overwhelmed and ever re (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Just recently, I was in my garden watching some birds that kept flying in and out. They seemed to be visiting a apple tree that had lots of fruit that was soft and ripe for eating. In and out they wen (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Pixels in your camera's sensor pick up light. This light is converted into an electrical impulse which is then transferred as an image to your LCD camera screen or stored on the memory card.Sometimes (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
If you read around you will find that lots of people natter on about "image quality". In particular, they go on and on about how to improve the quality of an image.They will talk about lenses, sensors (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
It's hard to believe but compact cameras can actually aid your photographic skills. I know that there will be plenty of prosumer and especially SLR users that will scoff at the idea, but I believe it (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Picture the scene: a beautiful summer's day. In front of you is a field awash with greens and yellows and oranges and a wonderful blue sky. And there are sheep in the fields, grazing contentedly.Or a (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Do you know what ISO is? Perhaps not. And, in fact, you don't need to know what it is – just how to use it. In very simple terms, the ISO setting is a measure of how sensitive your camera sensor is (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Sometimes, however hard you try, there is simply no way you are going take that special picture. Things have a habit of getting in the way. Perhaps work, perhaps family. Perhaps during some festivity (read entire article)
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By: Henry Bateman
The American master of photography, Ansel Adams, said “The negative is comparable to the composer's score, and the print to its performance.” That holds true today as much as it did when first utt (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
"When I shoot a sunset, it never appears as it does in the viewfinder. The orange and red colours consistently appear dull and lifeless. What am I doing wrong?" The answer here is white balance. Ev (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
How many times have you come across people with expensive bits equipment but a poor or cheap bag to carry it all in? There can be no justification in spending lots of hard-earned cash on the latest ga (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Almost nothing is more important than composition. No amount of manipulation of your image will help a badly composed picture.But what is "composition".Don't worry about the fancy terms, but basically (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
When you take a picture not everything will be in focus. You may hear a lot said about “depth of field”. Don't be confused by this terminology – it's easy to understand and, used correctly, will (read entire article)
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By: Paul Gooch
As a newspaper photographer I've taken quite a few `snatch shots', which are photographs of someone that were taken without the person in the picture being aware of it.Actually there are two kinds (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
It's odd what makes us all so different. We are all human, after all, and you would think we would have more similarities than differences.And, of course, we do. We all eat, sleep and yearn for relati (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Today I hesitated, and watched the skies. Okay, they don't move - something to do with the Firmament being placed there by God, in His wisdom. But the clouds looked as if they might be getting ready t (read entire article)
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By: Michael Waine
When a dog takes on the “misery stance”, we will see the tail between the legs, the eyes looking away from me, and the ears down and close to the head. This usually happens because the dog is (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Snow! You either love it or hate it. But, for sure, it gives the chance for some great photographs. Wrap up warm and get those shots, but remember a simple rule.Snow is cold and sloppy. It this wasn't (read entire article)
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By: Soren Breiting
You probably know the yellow "National Geographic" magazine. If you browse through its colorful pages you can see that many of the pictures are taken in the low, warm light of mornings and late aftern (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Well, there's no accounting for silliness, I suppose, but sometimes the Art of Stating The Bleedin' Obvious sheer takes my breath away...Local harbour; dateline: today, of course. Shooting away with t (read entire article)
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By: Robert Provencher
Marketing your photography studio does not have to be expensive. I've used hundreds of low cost marketing strategies over the last twenty five years and managed to build my photography studio to the p (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Follow some simple rules to ensure you get the most from your shots on the slopes:- keep your equipment free from damagekeep equipment in a sturdy bag when not in use and avoid knocks and accidents (i (read entire article)
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By: John Howard
Being a professional digital photographer is a dream many people have but most lack the ambition to do it. Still, you want to take the best digital p (read entire article)
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By: Andrew Malek
Strike one! Strike two! Strike three! Baseball! America's Pastime, and a sport growing in popularity throughout the world, where the Boys of S (read entire article)
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By: Jay Corrao
It is the age of the digital camera, a wonderful device that not only allows you to take great pictures but also allows you to digitize all that is sa (read entire article)
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By: John Threlfall
Have you got down with the latest craze sweeping the Internet? Blogging. Everyone's doing it, everywhere you look. Such a simple concept but with amazing capabilities. The power to spread news, (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Do you drool over the superb nature photography found in glossy magazines and long to be able to produce images that are even half as good? Do you wish you had the time and the money to travel to far (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
You may need the ultimate in patience, but photographing groups can bring rewards for the photographer and even lead you to be asked to do more work. There are some simple rules to remember: Alw (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
It's always a struggle going out in bad weather. Cold days and nights, rain, fog and that welcoming warm fire at home. But, if you can overcome the temptation to stay at home then you could get some g (read entire article)
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By: Roger Lewis
I get asked the question "How do I get Started as a Model" so many times and I have to say there's not an easy answer to this.First are you really sure that this is what you want! If the answer to thi (read entire article)
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By: Trisha Leung
Many photographers probably have stared at a silhouette image and pondered to themselves how exactly it had been taken and composed. Silhouette images could contain a couple looking at a sunset, a ci (read entire article)
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By: Eric Hartwell
Don't get confusedIf you have made your mind up to start using a digital camera, or perhaps upgrading from an existing one, then you can be forgiven for being confused. There are thousands of digital (read entire article)
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By: Leon Chaddock
Photo printing help is commonly needed. With more individuals purchasing digital cameras, there is a wide need for help in printing off their pictures. While most standard computers with a decent pr (read entire article)
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By: Richard Killey
The photo from a 3.2 mega pixel camera can print a fair quality 8 x 10 print at 200 dpi. So, why do people buy 4, 5, or even 6 mega pixel cameras?Well, maybe they want 11 x 14 prints, which at 200 dpi (read entire article)
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By: Dave Saunders
It seems like everyone has a digital camera these days and digital cameras have revived the art of photography as a hobby. As digital camera manufacturers improve equipment in quality and price, more (read entire article)
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By: Kelly Paal
It doesn't matter if your emailing photos of your grandson or putting images of your latest product on your online store. Too many people don't consider optimizing their photos for the web. We've all (read entire article)
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By: Liz Beresford
What have you done with the photos you've taken with your digital camera? Hands up if they are languishing on your hard drive waiting to be printed. If your hand is up you are not alone. Well I have m (read entire article)
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By: Carolyn Wright
While it would be nice to live in a house where you don't have to lock the door, it's not practical these days. Likewise, here are 10 things you can do to help safeguard your images from being stolen. (read entire article)
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By: Christopher Haslego
Understanding light is one of the very basic principles of learning to be a photographer. When you have a group of people in front of you with smiling faces ready for you to say cheese or if you ar (read entire article)
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By: Carolyn Wright
Women photographers are fortunate. Unlike other titles, photographer has no gender. Women photographers dont have to force stilted language like flight attendant instead of stewardess, or letter (read entire article)
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By: Kelly Paal
So you are a small business person or web designer and you want to purchase some stock photography for your website. Great. Photography is a wonderful way to improve the emotional impact of your site. (read entire article)
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By: Robert Bezman
You've read all the "best digital camera" articles, got the best price on your first digital camera, and even glanced at its owner's manual. Are you itching to take some shots of your family, or what? (read entire article)
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