Category Archives: Photography

Top Ten Basic Photo Tips for Blogs and Power Point

These days, even inexpensive cameras can take great pictures, but I frequently see pictures on a blog or power point which could really use some help. Here are my top ten tips to taking the best picture possible and then … Continue reading

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Free Digital Photos – a bit smallish

I was looking for picture I could use with a blog post and came across this website. http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/ They do offer some free photos which would be ok for a blog, but they do run on the small side. You … Continue reading

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Color Correcting Many Photos at Once – Adobe Bridge-Camera Raw

I just took 165 pictures of a kids party and need to adjust them all for white balance and color. It would take forever to do that one by one. Here’s how to do it with Adobe Bridge and Camera … Continue reading

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Sharpnesss and Depth of Field Test with 90mm Macro Lens

One thing I learned recently is that each lens has specific sharpness characteristics at different F-stop settings. I did an experiment in my basement with my Tamron 90mm F 2.8 Macro lens. I took the same picture using a tripod, … Continue reading

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White Balance Card Test

I recently purchased the DLC Pocket White Balance Set at my local Creve Coeur Camera for $11.99. I wanted to test using either the grey card versus the white card to see what difference there was when choosing my white … Continue reading

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Macro Photography

I’m experimenting with Macro photography and I’m using this post to collect ideas. Macro Focusing Rail – allows you to move the camera by small increments to get different DOF shots. 1. Ebay – $38.75 – 2 way 2. Dino … Continue reading

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Changing Out a Sky in a Photo

If you have Photoshop, here’s an easy way to take out a poor, overblown sky and swap in a nice sky background. Open up the photo with the bad sky. Select the sky with the Quick Selection Tool. Open up … Continue reading

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