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ISO Sensitivity in Digital Photography

When a digital photo is recorded in the camera, it is the result of light striking the image sensor. The camera settings determine how much light enters the camera to strike the sensor, the three main settings being aperture, shutter speed…

Digital DSLR Camera Buying Guide

Digital SLR cameras are the top of the line for photo enthusiasts and most pros, although there are some very high-end cameras above the digital SLR in the photography "food chain." They employ a mirror and pentaprism system that allows…

Image Stabilization or Vibration Reduction

You may hear the terms image stabilization or vibration reduction when checking out digital cameras. They are essentially the same thing, except some camera manufacturers use different terminology. Nikon uses the term vibration reduction,…

Focal Length of a Lens

Focal length refers to the magnification of a camera lens. While discussion of focal length can get very technical, for the purposes of this article, we will keep it in simple! There is a focal length that is considered "normal' for each…

Aperture of Lens

In a digital camera, there are three elements that work together to expose an image on the camera's digital sensor. Those elements are aperture, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity. Aperture refers to the size of the opening that lets…

Zoom Lens for digital Camera

The zoom lens for digital SLR cameras and point and shoot cameras are the best thing to come down the photography pike... well, ever! For point and shoot cameras, they allow the buyer a wide selection of choices to meet needs and…

Aquarium Low Light Photography Tips

This past weekend, I had an enjoyable and relaxing time in Atlanta,Georgia. One of the top attractions in the city is the Georgia Aquarium. It's a great place for the entire family and features over 8 exhibits. My favorite was the the…

How To Prevent Blurry Pictures

Whether you take pictures with a digital camera or smartphone, blurry photos can get very frustrating. Sometimes you have the good fortune to retake the shot but other times the moment is lost forever. Follow these easy steps and learn how…

Portrait Photography Tips

Someone hands you their camera and says,"Take my picture"! Next you look through the viewfinder and fire away. However, if you don't pay attention to the surrounding area there can be many distracting elements that take away from the…