Archive for September, 2009

Chimping Your Way to Better Photography

Chimping Your Way to Better Photography

“Chimping” refers to the act of shooting a photo, then immediately hitting the “Review” button on your camera to see the how it came out on the camera’s LCD screen. Much like a curious chimpanzee will hold and examine any new object, photographers caught looking at their images immediately after shooting were said to be “chimping”….

Creating Great Panorama Photographs

Creating Great Panorama Photographs

Ever find that trying to shoot those grand vistas proves frustrating? Seeing that sweeping view in front of you, slapping on that super wide angle lens and looking through the viewfinder, only to see all of the fabulous detail of the shot recede into the background? You may want to try photo “stitching.” Read on…

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Quick Tip–Throw Away Your Lens Caps!

Quick Tip–Throw Away Your Lens Caps!

Ever wonder what to do with those lens caps that come on new lenses? Drink coasters, maybe? Here’s a better idea: throw them away and get UV filters for all of your lenses…

Get an Image Browser

Get an Image Browser

To improve your photography, you need to be able to quickly scan, assess and compare images from a shoot. You need to be able to open them up quickly, without having to wait for Photoshop, and you need to be able to annotate them, add captions and keywords on the fly, and possibly rename them. A good image browser will do all of these things and more! Read on….

Rejuvenate Your Photography!

Rejuvenate Your Photography!

Do you feel stale with your photography? Not feeling any of the old enthusiasm for shooting? Wondering if you’ve just lost interest or is something else going on? Just feeling like you’re stuck in a photography rut?