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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How Thermal Imaging Works
What's the Difference Between Raw and JPEG Files?
How to Scrub Identifying Info From Your Digital Pics
Light-field Camera Technology: Is That Still a Thing?
How to Use a Ring Light (Even If You're Not an Influencer)
Why It's Important to Digitize Your Vintage Photos and Movies
13 Iconic Photographs That Captured the World's Imagination
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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.
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?
Digital cameras can make some things easier, but digital photography requires an understanding of file types and sizes. Find out how to make the best use of them here.
Why do people have red eyes in some flash photographs? Take a look at the science behind why red eyes happen.
Both of these devices are used to turn light into electrons inside a digital camera. But each uses different methods, so they have very different benefits and drawbacks. Learn how to choose.
You didn't really need to miss that amazing zebra shot during your African safari. Here's a nifty gadget that would have helped – an autofocusing camera. In this article, we’ll explain how the two types of autofocus features work, plus we’ll give you tips on how to use them.
By Gary Brown