Digital Photography School

Digital Photography School
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Welcome to Digital Photography School – a website with simple tips to help digital camera owners get the most out of their cameras. Some of you who are advanced digital camera users might find some of what is written on this site a little basic, but it’s the new to semi experienced digital camera owner that this site is aimed at. Having said this, even experienced users have found reading the tips helpful in refreshing their memories and reminding them of lessons once learned.
Guitar player
Photographing any sort of live performance, either indoor or outdoor, can be incredibly challenging. Not only will you have to be aware of the rules, but if photography is permitted, you are often restricted to your seat which will make moving around difficult. However, arguably the most challenging aspect...
Halloween masks and lanterns
There are plenty of subjects around to photograph at Halloween ranging from the traditional jack-o-lantern through to people in costume, to trick or treat ‘treats’ and more. It’s a time of color, emotion and lots of interesting subjects. The keys to great Halloween Photography are not that different from the...
Headshot older woman
It would seem to be a simple project for a photographer. After all, you are only worrying about a persons face, and just maybe part of their shoulders. Seriously, how hard can it be? Headshots: more than you think Headshots are a critical piece of many professionals PR packets. A dynamic...
Photographing pets (dog)
1. Start with your pet's personality Before you start photographing your pet ask yourself ‘What sets it apart from other animals?’ Think about what type of personality it has and then attempt to capture some of that in your shots. For example if everyone knows your pet as a sleepy, lazy...
Charlie Chaplin and urchin in black and white photo
So what do you need to understand in order to produce a great monochrome photo? Photography, as you know, is fundamentally the capturing of light; you are not taking pictures of objects as much as you are recording the light that is bouncing off of them. In the early days...