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The Biggest Secret of Photography

The Biggest Secret of Photography

You’ll hear this over and over from the photographers that I interview: Take your dang camera with you everywhere!

Update Your Camera Firmware

Update Your Camera Firmware

Updating your camera firmware can improve things like menu navigation, bracketing options, noise reduction, high ISO performance, focusing precision, auto white balance improvements, and more. Updates to firmware can also include proper functionality with new camera accessories such as vertical grips, flash units, and lenses. And, brand new cameras will often have some “bugs” that get resolved through firmware updates (”5D’II black dots” ring any bells?).

So here’s the basic process of updating your camera firmware — it’s not hard, you just have to follow the directions given by the manufacturer. And this stuff should hold true for ALL digital cameras, not just dSLR cameras.

The importance of focus and quick tips on how to get it right

The importance of focus and quick tips on how to get it right | Photodoto

Focus in photography is about a lot more than simply sharpness or being able to see what you are looking at. Focus can enhance a subject by making it stand out from or blend into its surroundings, focus can draw you in, and the right focus can create an emotional connection with the viewer. No matter what style of photography you enjoy, focus can work for you or against you.

Bracketing a series of exposures for HDR photography

This is the tip from day 92 of an Adorama 100 photography tips in 100 days series.

AIRC – Adorama Imaging Resource Center: 100 in 100: Bracketing a series of exposures for HDR photography

Mini Tip – Quick Way To Pose A Portrait

Here’s a quick tip that could help you improve your portraiture.

TWIPPHOTO.COM » Mini Tip – Quick Way To Pose A Portrait

Improve your photography in a year

Looking for ideas for your New Year’s resolutions?  What about a commitment to make better photos next year?

Improve your photography in a year – All Narfed Up