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Archive for September, 2007

Use your camera to take measurements

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Use your camera to take measurements

Leave the tape measure at home. iPhotoMeasure is piece of software that will let you measure anything just by taking a photo!

All you do is place a small square (called the DigiTarget) into the shot when you take the photo. The program will use this target to calibrate your photo so it can give you accurate measurements.
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An Underwater Photo Exhibition that’s really underwater

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An Underwater Photo Exhibition that’s really underwater

Do you live around Eliat, Israel? Then stop by this innovative photography exhibition that’s being held completely underwater! The exhibition is by award winning photographer Noam Kortler, is called “Treasures of the Sea” and will be shown from October 4-6, 2007.
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Dealing with an Uncooperative Subject

Remember the saying ‘never work with children or animals’? That includes photography! But I’d be tempted to extend the definition when concerning photography to include pretty much all people in general. Most of the people you photograph will be kind, helpful and friendly, but you’ll sometimes find a subject that wants their pictures taken a specific way, or at a specific time – but not the same as what you want!
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Crayola Digital Camera for Kids

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Now you can have your kids taking photos alongside you without the possibility of them wrecking your brand new DSLR digital camera. Give them a Crayola VGA camera with large buttons and a small preview screen. You won’t be printing large prints from the images this camera takes (640×480 resolution), but it’s a great way to get your kids involved.

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Your Photos May Be Used Without Your Permission

Your Photos May Be Used Without Your Permission

Be careful when using some of the popular free photo sites on the Internet (like Flickr), as your image may end up being used by others without your knowledge.
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The Standard 3-Point Lighting Technique

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The Standard 3-Point Lighting Technique

The 3-Point Lighting technique has been used for ages by studio photographers to create portrait shots.

You usually need three lights.

– A Key Light. The strongest light and sets the lighting of the scene
– A Fill Light. Helps to fill the shadows where the main light can’t reach
– A Back Light. Lights from the back to enhance separation.
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Finding Duplicate Images On Your Computer

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If you’re like me, you have heaps of duplicate photos on your computer. Either from making copies of your photo directories, copying from your camera more than once, or even changing the size of the photo.

Thankfully there is now some free software that will find these duplicates for you!
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