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Candlelight Photography Tips and Techniques

Candlelight Photography Tips and Techniques

Candles are a unique light source. Using candlelight to light a scene can result in breathtaking photos. Candlelight temperature is different than flash, daylight or regular bulb light. Using candlelight is hard and requires experience. Candles can be used in a few ways: they can be a light source that lights an object in the photo but not appear in the photo themselves. They can be used as a light source and also participate as an object in the final photo or they can participate as the solo object in the photo (or in other words simply a candles photo).

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Understanding Shutter Delay in Digital Cameras

Understanding Shutter Delay in Digital Cameras

When using a digital camera to take action photos you will notice that there is a delay between the time you press the shutter button to the time the camera actually takes the photo. In most cases this delay is small enough and not noticeable but when taking action photos, when trying to capture an event that just happened or when trying to capture a moving object this delay can result in a photo that just missed the action.

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Digital Noise – What Is It? What Causes It? And How Can I Get Rid Of It?

Digital Noise – What Is It? What Causes It? And How Can I Get Rid Of It?

Digital noise in photos taken with digital cameras is random pixels scattered all over the photo. It is a similar effect as “grain” in film photography and it degrades the photo quality. It usually occurs when you take low light photos (such as night photos or indoor dark scenes) or you use very slow shutter speeds or very high sensitivity modes.

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How to Shoot Sharp Digital Photos Without a Tripod

How to Shoot Sharp Digital Photos Without a Tripod

Tripods are used when you need a steady platform to take a digital photo. In some scenarios not using a tripod will result in a blurry digital photo with its objects either blurred or simply out of focus. However there are times when you will find yourself in a situation that a tripod is needed but you do not have one with you to use. Here are some alternatives to using a tripod when one is not available.

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Focusing your Digital Camera on Moving Objects

Focusing your Digital Camera on Moving Objects

Focusing is an important part of shooting a good photo alongside with composition and lighting. Focusing on static objects is relatively easy either by manually focusing or by using the camera auto focus feature. Focusing is much harder when the objects are constantly moving.

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Your Camera CCD Sensor Size And The Number Of Megapixels

Your Camera CCD Sensor Size And The Number Of Megapixels

Digital cameras use an electronic sensor (also known as a CCD) in order to capture a digital photo. This sensor replaces the old film rolls used by traditional cameras. The electronic sensor is built from small light sensors also known as pixels.

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How Does a Digital Camera Active Auto Focus Work

How Does a Digital Camera Active Auto Focus Work

In focus objects in a digital photo is a very basic requirement for high quality photography. There are two different ways to focus on such objects: manual or automatic. There are a few automatic focus methods one of them is known as active auto focus.

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Avoiding Pitfalls When Taking High Quality Digital Photos

Avoiding Pitfalls When Taking High Quality Digital Photos

There are many things that can go wrong when taking digital photos. Many of those things could be easily avoided if only the photographer was aware of them. Here is a list of things that can go wrong and some simple ways to avoid them.

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Those JPEG Files – What are They?

Those JPEG Files – What are They?

Digital photos are computer files. They are stored either on the camera memory or on a computer hard disk. Like any other computer file digital photos are saved in well known formats. One of those standard formats is known as JPEG.

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The Megapixels Reality

The Megapixels Reality

The number of megapixels is just one parameter in determining the quality of a digital camera. More megapixels is not necessarily better. Before checking out the number of megapixels or any other digital camera feature you should take a moment to determine the digital camera projected usage.

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