Archive for February, 2007

Photography Video Tutorial – Depth of Field

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

A photography tutorial on depth of field with Shelton Muller of Total Image magazine

Download Free Photo Software: CalibrationAider

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

calibration aider screenshot

Name: CalibrationAider
Description: CalibrationAider helps you realize the full potential of your computer display device. Use CalibrationAider to create a consistent, reproduce-able viewing environment with an optimal viewing angle, screen resolution, and maximized range of colors. Ideal for digital photographers who need to set up a color-managed workflow, or home users who want to display digital photos to best effect.
License: Free
File Size: 126.58K
Requirements: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista, Java Runtime Environment 1.4.2


Photo Transfer Hack

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Aeshir has posted a great step-by-step guide on how you can set your camera to automatically transfer pictures to your computer running on Windows XP.
So here’s what you need to do first..


Step 1. Open Camera Properties
Go to the Camera Properties, either by going to “My Computer” and right-clicking on it and clicking “Properties”, or by going directly to the camera drive and opening the properties window from there.


Free Wallpaper: Spring is Near

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Free Wallpaper: Spring is Near

Free Photographic Wallpaper: Spring is Near (1024×768)
Location: Bali
Camera: Canon EOS 5D
Lens: Tamron 90mm Macro f/2.8
Aperture: f/16
Speed: 1/250 secs
Digital ISO: 640
Filter: None

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Photography Tips: Shooting Nighttime City Lights

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Some of you already know if you want great night city skylines, don’t wait until night arrives. The best night photographs taken are the ones taken at twilight. As the sky turns to night even on a cloudy dull day at twilight the atmosphere filters out the warmer hues leaving blue as the dominant color.

nighttime photo tips

So why shoot your potentially nice city lights scene against a black featureless night. There is a window of time when the ambient light is about the same intensity as the city lights. This occurs approximately 45-60 minutes after the sun hides behind the horizon. I call this the magic hour. You can actually use a light meter take a reflective reading of the sky and one of the city lights, when they are at approximately the same intensity, click.


Video Tutorial: Selecting Image from a Background using Photoshop

Monday, February 26th, 2007

This photoshop tutorial will show you how you can remove a person from a background and place them on a different picture.

Photo Inspiration: Souvenirs by Michael Hughes

Sunday, February 25th, 2007

Very clever photos with amazing concept by photographer Michael Hughes. They’re pretty simple, but definitely one of those “I wish I’d thought of it” things. A must see!

Click on the image above to visit website

Video Tutorial: Photoshop TV Episode 69

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

In this edition you’ll learn how to make virtually perfect selections using the Channels palette, change a regular donut into a drippy jelly donut with the Clone Stamp tool, and do a quick nose job with the Pinch filter

Photoshop Video Tutorial: Combining Photos & correcting color

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

Ben Wilmore shows how to combine two photographs and adjust the color cast.

Fotonation World’s First Red-Eye Technology for Camera Phone

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

FotoNation Fixes Red-Eye Directly in the Camera Phone – No Software Re-Touching Needed


February 13, 2007, Galway, Ireland — FotoNation (, a world-leading imaging and connectivity solutions company for the digital photography industry, announced today the world’s first red-eye technology for cameras phones, the FotoNation award-winning Red-Eye Correction Technology. A highly portable software implementation, FotoNation’s Red-Eye Correction Technology is directly embedded in the camera phone so consumers can automatically take perfect red-eye free photos from their camera phone every time, with no software re-touching needed.