Tag: Digital

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is “stop.” Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO 200 to 400, stop down the speed from 1/60 to 1/30, and stop up from (f-stop) 5.6 to 4.” It’s statements like this, and the mathematical explanation, that cause most people […]

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Can Film Keep Up With Digital? The Results of Push-Developing Kodak Tri-X Four Stops

Digital sensors have come a long way in the past 15 years or so, but even so, pushing a shot four stops is getting close to the limit of file latitude in most situations. So, how well can film hold up when you do the same? The answer is very well. [ Read More ] […]

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Learning Digital Photography May Have More Benefits Than You Think

Many people struggle with the different elements of learning photography. Mastering the technical aspects of your camera, on top of applying all of the creative and technical concepts, can make it a daunting pursuit for many. Now, with digital photography the norm for most photographers, there is also the added element of learning post-processing if […]

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Digital Photography – Is it the Death of Prints?

Fotografía, foto, photograph…all ways of saying the same thing. But what is this thing that we all strive to become better at doing and in turn share with the world? There was a time not so long ago that the idea of producing a photograph involved a good bit of skill, patience, and hard work […]

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Creative Composition in Digital Photography

The difference between a good photographer and a great photographer is creative composition. Knowing the what, where, and how of composition will put you ahead of your peers and help you create a dynamic image every time. The best images aren’t taken by accident. They’re carefully composed before the shutter button is pressed. By carefully […]

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How to do Digital Blending in Photoshop to Create a Composite Photo

Normally when talking about digital blending, people will first think of exposure blending. That is correct, but it can do more than that. There is several situations where digital blending can be very handy. Not only can it help create a better photo, it also eases you in your shooting experience. In this article, I […]

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Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera

If you want to see a truly rare camera, look no further than the Olympus ‘Camedia’ C-211 Zoom Digital Printing Camera. The big feature of the C-211 Zoom ($ 800 at launch) is immediately obvious – it’s a camera and photo printer in one. Even if you found a C-211 in a thrift shop you probably couldn’t […]

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