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This section focuses on the category of Digital Cameras. Use the menu above to select a different category. You can find some more related information in the category on Digital Photography.Using Light in Photography Techniques
The use of light in a photograph can be the deciding factor of whether that picture will be spectacular or terrible. When you use your camera to automatically choose aperture and shutter speed, what your camera is actually doing is using the built in light meter and measuring how much light is being reflected to the camera.
But that doesn't mean that's all there is to it. You should also think about the angle of the light entering the frame, what kind of shadows you want...
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Do you take a lot of pictures? I have come to realize the advantages of taking photos recently. The pictures we take of our lives and the moments our children have growing up are our sole link to reminiscing. They are literal snapshots of time and can never be replaced...Basic Digital Photography III: Taking Control of Exposure
In a previous article, lighting was identified as the element which most determines the quality of an image. Working with available light and using internal flash and external light sources were discussed. In addition to the light present, the amount of light on the image sensor, or exposure...
Are you on the look out for a cheap digital camera? Technology changes so fast and there is so many different models to choose from. What you really need to do is decide what you're going to use the camera for. Will you be just taking pictures? Do you want to take mini movies also...Facts About Flash Units And Taking Photos Using A Flash
For most of us firing the flash is something that happens in the background and that does not require our attention.. Flash photography was not always so easy to use. Flash is useful in many situations for example when taking photos in dark scenes or when getting rid of shades in fill in mode...How To Choose The Perfect Digital Camera
As digital photography becomes more popular, the images become better quality, and cameras become more affordable it's no surprise that sales of digital cameras are exploding...Taking Better Digital Photos With Auto Settings Part 3: Auto Flash And Lighting
Using the auto mode on a digital camera gives you a point and shoot camera that allows you to concentrate on the subject while the camera makes the necessary settings to give you a well exposed and properly focused image. But like most automatic features...The Right Memory Card
Whether you realize it or not,chances are you've encountered a memory card in one form or other. Virtually every MP3 player,digital cameras and PDA ships with a built-in memory card slot to ramp up storage capacity...
For centuries images have been projected onto surfaces. The camera obscura and the camera lucida were used by artists to trace scenes as early as the 16th century...Basic Digital Photography: Taking Action Shots
Personal photography has gone through a sort of mini evolution in the past 20 years as digital cameras have become popular. With the ability to take huge numbers of pictures, save them on computer, and share them over the internet, the cost of film and developing are no longer limiting factors...