Some photographers are born with the ability to recognize the moment when composition and lighting come together to form the perfect shot. Others spend years studying the science and art behind the field, investing great sums in the process. Yet all photographers can benefit from learning more about the tricks of the trade used in post-production. Professional photo labs have a way of fine-tuning images using today’s technology that make them truly pop. The following are a few of their secrets. [Read more…]
Most photographers would be well aware of the tremendous advantages smart phones offer for businesses that are mobile, high-pressure and fluid. There are 100’s of iPhone apps out there to help you take pictures; they can measure light, tell you when the sun rises and calculate the depth of field. But there is also a whole host of other Apps out there which can help you run your business more efficiently.
The following apps are the ones we have found most helpful in our own business: [Read more…]
There are lots of ways to take a photo and make it a little more interesting. Some of the most fun effects are actually making it look older than it is. You can dress up like a flapper girl or a cowboy, but having the photo in the right tones really makes the photo look as if it’s straight from another time period. There are many photo programs available to play with your photos. Some come with pre-made filters that take one click. The most common photo editing software for pro’s and aspiring photographers is Adobe Photoshop. Here we will discuss how to adjust new photos in Photoshop and make them look older. [Read more…]
If you take a look at the mobile computing and phone industries, you will realize how fast these smartphones are growing to be the most essential part of yourself. With the fabulous growth of smartphones, more and more people are getting oriented with mobile based social networks. Now smartphones are equipped with such powerful cameras from 3.2MP to 12MP which basically makes you ditch your digital camera. You can snap away anything almost any moment. Thus, living in the moment.
But that was not great enough, you wanted what your friends think about it. You wanted opinions from like minded mobile photographers. These needs made the need to create fully mobile integrated photo social networks. These allow to you to upload photos with various effects and build your own social network community and friends based on photos.
Here I am going to expose the top 6 most innovative photo social networks on iPhone platform. Well, let’s get down to that.
Family photos are an important part of family life. Snapshots from the digital camera are great, but it’s still nice to get portraits done once in a while. Whether you want portraits for Christmas cards or just to have a nice photo to hang in the family room, there are lots of ways to save on family photos, which can normally cost a fortune!
Here are just five tips for saving on family pictures. [Read more…]