•  

Archive for February, 2007

Eliminate Red Eye In Camera Phones

Filed in Flash, Tips by 3 Comments
Eliminate Red Eye In Camera Phones

Camera phones are getting much more powerful. FotoNation is introducing the world’s first red-eye technology for camera phones. Digital Cameras have had red eye detection and reduction software for a while now, I guess it was only a matter of time until this popular feature made it to camera phones. It will initially be available on the Nokia N73, N80 and N93 series of phones.
Continue Reading »

Picnik online photo editing

Picnik online photo editing

Picnik closed in 2013. This article is no longer relevant.

Picnik is a new online image editing program.

It handles all the image modification operations that you would expect – rotation, cropping, brightness/contrast, white balance, and sharpening. Most of these have ‘auto fix’ buttons where Picnik will make the change for you to the best settings.

You can transfer images from your computer, your webcam, a website or your Flickr account for editing. Alternatively, you can search for photos from others to edit.
Continue Reading »

GE enters digital photography market

Filed in Blog by 1 Comment

GE has become known selling for some pretty good (and cheap) consumer electronics. They announced this week, that they will shortly start to sell digital cameras.
Continue Reading »

Get Paid To Use Your Digital Camera!

Filed in Blog by 18 Comments
Get Paid To Use Your Digital Camera!
Update: Camera Dollars is no longer on the market, so I have removed the links. David.

I think this has got to be nirvana for simple money making – doing what you love and getting paid for it.

Would you like to use your new found photography skills from following my tips to earn lots of money?

It’s possible and it’s very easy with this new training system called Camera Dollars.
Continue Reading »

Sending Pictures By Email

Sending Pictures By Email

Do your images take a long time to email to your relatives? Do your friends ask that you not send pictures to them because of the download time?

This usually happens when your photos are a very large size. Large images take a long time to transfer over the Internet.
Continue Reading »

Will I Lose Quality When Resizing Images?

Will I Lose Quality When Resizing Images?

I received this email a few weeks ago from Jennifer E, one of my subscribers:

    “Hi David, I need to download some of my photos to a CD. My question is, if I resize the photos to a smaller size, so I can get more of them on my CD, then I reinstall them into my computer and size them to the size when I took the photo, will I lose any quality? (size 3264×2448 down to 640×480 then back up to 3264×2448) Thanks, Jennifer
    P.S. Your books and info are great. Every time I go through them again, I always find something new. I am so glad I found you.”

Here’s my reply:
Continue Reading »

Fake Photo Competitions – Avoiding These Scams

Fake Photo Competitions – Avoiding These Scams

Think your photos are great? Think you could win a competition or two? Be aware of the fine print before entering any Internet photo competitions… you might save yourself a lot of grief.

Search for “Photo Competition” on the Internet, and you’ll be greeted with lots of ads and websites that run photo competitions for amateurs.

Be aware that some of these are scams hoping to fleece amateur photographers out of cash.
Continue Reading »