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Archive for November, 2011

Fast Photo Tips – New Digital Photo Secrets Product Available Now

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Recently I passed 300 photography articles here on Digital Photo Secrets. When you add them all up, that’s about 200,000 words of photographic goodness! The average non-fiction book is around 50,000 words, so I’ve written the equivalent of 4 whole books!

Recently, as more newcomers have arrived, folks have been asking me if I had anything that wrapped up all my photography posts in a convenient form for reading. “Hmm” I thought, “I should really have that.” Particularly, as newer readers won’t go back and see most of it.

So I’ve dusted out the word processor and have compiled, organised, and classified the ‘best of’ articles from my tips over the last 6 years.

Introducing:
“Fast Photography Tips”

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Become an Elements Guru In Less Than 4 Hours

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Become an Elements Guru In Less Than 4 Hours
If you want to Quickly and Easily Master Adobe Photoshop Elements, and Save a Stack of Time, this is for you!…

Sold Out: This DVD is no longer available. However, try my Post Processing for Photographers course

Become an Elements Guru In Less Than 4 Hours – Even If You’re a Complete Beginner!

Do you want to use Photoshop Elements to make your photos POP out of the screen? But you don’t know how to get started, and don’t know which option to use for the effect you want?

You’re not alone, and there is a solution…

Elements 9 Unleashed has 52 video tutorials (over 4 hours worth) that take you by the hand and guide you all the way from the basics of Elements, through useful edits like auto image correction, and straightening, to more advanced and stunning effects like using layers and layer masks and creating creative borders.

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What is a Prime Lens? Why use one?

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What is a Prime Lens? Why use one?

If you own a digital SLR camera, or are thinking of purchasing one, you may have heard of prime lenses. Unlike zoom lenses, prime lenses don’t allow you to zoom in or out while taking pictures. This has led many to wonder what they’re good for. If they do less, why purchase one? I’d like to take a few moments to clear up some of the confusion surrounding prime lenses.
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Can I damage my camera by pointing it at the sun?

Can I damage my camera by pointing it at the sun?

Ever thought about pointing your camera up at the sun? Your immediate reaction is probably a lot like mine. NO WAY! Well not so fast. It depends on the kind of camera you’re using. If you’ve got a digital SLR, you’ll be totally fine. If you’re using a point-and-shoot model, you might get into trouble. Keep reading because you’re about to find out why.
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Why Aren’t Colors The Same As My Screen When I Print?

Why Aren’t Colors The Same As My Screen When I Print?

You don’t have to be a fan of Office Space to hate printers. They’ve been my worst enemy for years. Printers always seem to be the most error prone device you can connect to your computer. If it’s not a PC LOAD LETTER error, it’s something else. And what’s worse is trying to print a shot with the same colors for my photos as I see on my screen. It’s hard to do properly without specialised equipment, but I’ll show you how to get it mostly right.
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