Cameras & Photography
A good photo is part art, part science. Whether you like to manually focus and carry a slew of lenses in a Tamarac bag or go digital and let a high-tech camera do the work for you.
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Compelling pictures are accented by interesting backgrounds and tools that allow the subjects to express themselves. You just need to know how to track down those items.
By Thomas Moore
When you press the button on your camera and hear that distinctive click, you’re really hearing the sound of the camera’s shutter opening and closing in a fraction of a second. That time -- that is, your camera's shutter speed -- can dramatically alter photo quality.
Photos of all kinds can capture memories, and there's something particularly endearing about family photos (especially really old ones). But what happens when those delicate old prints get damaged? What's the best way to restore them, and can you do it yourself?
You want to surprise your parents on their anniversary with a slideshow of their wedding photos and other pictures throughout the years. But how will you transfer those old photos to your computer? We've got 10 tips designed to make the task easier.
If you want to make a scrapbook, you need scissors, paste and a ton of other arts and crafts supplies, right? Not in the digital age. Thanks to technology, knowing how to get the most out of your computer and available software will help your creativity shine.
Think about your old photo albums: Several of them are probably in shabby shape with the plastic covers no longer adhering to the sticky pages. If that's the case, it may be time to upgrade to a digital photobook, with its sleek, streamlined pages and efficient picture editing.
Cameras are everywhere -- in phones and cars, on buildings and street corners, and even in outer space. Check out the technology, gadgets and imagery that are all part of the bigger camera picture.
Essentially, a digital image is just a long string of 1s and 0s that represent all the tiny colored dots -- or pixels -- that make up an image. This format allows digital cameras to produce instant photos that you can edit, print and share online.
Instant cameras depend on the same process of photographic development as regular film cameras. How does such a small device encompass the developing process?