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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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.
Did you know some cameras can shoot up to 60 still frames per second or movies at 1,200 frames per second? Burst photography captures a rapid sequence of images within a very short time frame.
By John Fuller
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.
With a digital camera, you can take as many pictures as you want without worrying about wasting film, but digital cameras also involve issues that film cameras don't. Check out our tips for getting the most out of your digital camera.
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.
I have seen things called "pinhole cameras," and I have even seen pictures taken by them. How do they work? Why don't they need a lens to focus the image?
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