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How to Make the Copyright Symbol on Windows and...
Easy instructions and shortcuts for creating the copyright symbol on a Windows and Mac computer
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon...
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon Pictures
Top 10 Ways to Get Great Prom Photos
Prom night is the biggest night of the year for a high schooler. Here are some great ideas to make your
How to Photograph the Moon Through a Telescope
A free photography lesson on how to photograph the moon through a telescope
How Big Can I Print My Photos?
How Big Can I Print My Photos? Photography.
How To Price Your Photos - A Guide On How To...
How To Price Your Photos - A Guide On How To Price Photography
Comparing Your Photographs' Print Sizes
Information on the different available printing sizes of photographs and how they compare to each other
Major Types of Cameras - SLR and Point and...
Descriptions on the types of cameras available.
Depth of Field
The effect of aperture and F-Stop on depth of field in photography. Page 2.
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Moon Photography - Moon Photography Lesson and...
Moon Photography - Moon Photography Lesson and Moon Pictures
How to make a Facebook Timeline Cover Photo
How to make a Facebook Timeline cover photo for your personal page or fan page
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone (or Any...
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone or other camera phone
A Brief History of Photography
A brief history of photography, highlighting the major events in its development.
Review of 500px.com
Review of 500px.com. Is it a Flickr killer?
Photography Rights - Licensing Your Work
Information on photography rights and what different licensing means.
Forced Perspective Photography - How to Take...
Forced Perspective Photography How to Create Forced Perspective Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
Rule of Thirds in Photography
A photography lesson on how to use the rule of thirds in photography.
Shoot Like the Big Boys - Best Digital SLRs for...
The best SLR digital camera for amateurs is a question that will persist as technology advances and smartphones make photography more and more accessible to the masses.
Horizontal vs. Vertical Photographs
Free photography lesson on the benefits of horizontal and vertical photographs and when to use each in your photography for maximum visual impact.
Photography Tips - Aperture
Part 1 of our in-depth article on aperture. This part explains on the basics of aperture.
Easter Photo Ideas
List of great Easter photography ideas and props
Point of View in Photography
Point of View in Photography How to Use Point of View to Improve Your Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com
Leading Lines
An explanation of leading lines. Photography.
Photography Tips - Shutter Speed
Part 1 of our in-depth article on shutter speed. This part focuses on the basics of shutter speed.
Night Photography in 5 Easy Steps
A step-by-step guide to night photography lesson focusing on making camera setting adjustments. Page 4.
Moon Photography - How to Take Great Moon...
Moon Photography - How to Take Great Moon Photos with Foreground Images
Facebook vs. Google+ Licensing Rights: Who is...
Is Google+ or Facebook more photographer friendly? Find out what rights you sign away just by uploading a photo.
Is Nude Photography Art or Porn?
Discussion on whether or not nude photography can be art or if all nude photography is porn.
Print Size Comparisons, Explanations, and Help...
Information on common photo print sizes, what format ratios are, help choosing a picture size for hanging, details about megapixels, and help on how large you can print a picture.
What to Do When Someone Steals Your Photos Online
Someone stole your photos online? This list will show you steps to get the photos removed.
Understanding Your Camera's Light Meter
A guide to understanding your camera's light meter.
What Are Layers and How To Use Them
Explanation of what layers are in photo editing software and how to use them.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Film and Digital
Advantages of film and digital photography compared to disadvantages of film and digital photography.
Parts of a Camera
Information on the parts of a camera
Fun Photography - How to Photograph Food...
How to Photograph Food Coloring or Dye Dropped in Water, part of the About.com Photography Fun Photography series of tutorials.
Review of PhotoBucket.com
A review of photobucket image sharing website
Photo Essays - An Introduction to Photo Essays
An Introduction to Photo Essays - A free lesson on how to create Photo Essays
Weekly Photography Assignments
Practice your photography skills with weekly photography assignments.
Photography Lighting
Information on lighting in photography and how to control it
Review of Flickr
Flickr review. Does Flickr deserve to be the juggernaut of photo sharing or is it all hype?
Autofocus Points - What are Autofocus Points on...
Autofocus points are shown when looking through the viewfinder of most SLR and DSLRs, even a few point and shoot cameras use them. So what are they? They are designed to help you know where your camera is focusing and to let you fine where the camera focuses. This lesson with explain autofocus points and how they are used in simple terms.
Using Your Built-In Flash
Information on your camera's built-in flash and how to use it effectively in photography.
Fireworks Photography Lessons
Photography lesson on how to photograph fireworks
How to Photograph the Moon - Moon Landscapes...
Photography lesson on how to photograph the moon with a landscape.
Famous Quotes by Photographer Garry Winogrand
Garry Winogrand is best known for his social documentary photographs.
Best Twitter Photography Accounts to Follow
Finding specific accounts on Twitter can be frustrating, so here's a list of some of the best photography feeds like WTDComics, PhotoJack, and the NPPA.
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and...
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and How They Affect Photos
How to Photograph Severe Weather
Tips on How to Photograph Severe Weather
Robert Capa on the Battlefield
Famous war photographer Robert Capa captures memorable images of war.
Photo Print Sizes - Illustration of Photo Print...
An illustration comparing photo print sizes to each other with explanation.
Using Levels in Photoshop
An introduction to levels and how to use to them to quickly edit photographs. This step explains how to create and adjustment layer for the level process. Page 2.
Photography Lesson on Silhouette Photography
Photography Lesson on Silhouette Photography
Ansel Adams Quotes
Ansel Adams Quotes. Photography.
Beach Photography - How to Photograph the Ocean
Beach Photography - Free Photography Lesson on How to Photograph the Ocean
Top 10 Wedding Photography Tips - How to...
The top 10 wedding photography tips you need to know before photographing a wedding.
Introduction to Photography
An introduction to photography and how to create great photographs.
Top Photo Sharing Sites
List of the About Photography Guide's top picks in photo sharing websites.
Getting the Most Out of Your Point and Shoot...
Information on how to get the most out of your point and shoot camera.
Centering Your Photographic Subjects
Free photography lesson on when you should and shouldn't center your subjects in photography.
What is a Camera?
A short introduction to what is a camera with a comparison to today's more sophisticated cameras.
Sunny 16 Rule in Photography
Easy to understand lesson on the use of the Sunny 16 Rule in Photography lighting.
Photography Composition - Natural Framing In...
Photography Composition - Natural Framing In Photography
What Causes Green Eye in Photographs
Green Eye in Photographs - What Causes Green Eye in Photographs
How to Post a Photo on the Forum with Embedding
How to post a photo on the About Photography forum by embedding the photo.
Motocross Photography - How to Photograph...
Motocross Photography - How to Photograph Motocross
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color...
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color Calibration System
Fun With Photography - Fruit In Water
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of fruit falling through water.
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A...
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A Photoshop Elements Tutorial On Adding Textures
Photo Lab Review - Review of MPix.com
Review of MPix.com. Photography.
What is Airbrushing in Photography?
Explanation of what airbrushing means in photography.
Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds
Famous Quotes by Photographer Henri Cartier-Bre...
Henri Cartier-Bresson is well known as the father of photojournalism. He mastered candid photography.
Review of iPad Camera Connection Kit
Review of the iPad camera connection kit.
Instagram
Instagram All About Instagram By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography Published May 1, 2012 ©
How To Hand Tint Your Photographs
A photography lesson on how to hand tint, or hand color, your black and white photographs.
Annie Leibovitz
Information on Annie Liebovitz and her contribution to photography
Using Reflectors in Photography
A quick photography lesson on using reflectors in photography.
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
Mary Ellen Mark Biography
Mary Ellen Mark is a well known and respected photographer who has won just about every photographic award. She has documented the human condition and brought important issues to the forefront through her photography.
Cold Weather Photography
A photography lesson on how take photographs in cold weather while protecting your camera and yourself from adverse conditions.
The Blue Hour in Photography
A free to read photo lesson that teach you what the blue hour is, when it will happen, and how to photograph it.
Profile of Geddes
Profile of Anne Geddes including a brief biography and information on her photographic works
How Do I Start Taking Photographs
How do I start taking photographs is one of the first questions many new photographers ask. There is no right or wrong answer to that question but there is some basic information that can set you on the right path to quickly taking good quality photographs.
Review of Portrait Professional Studio Photo...
A review of Portrait Professional Studio, photo editing software that is targeted specifically at facial editing.
Understanding Photography Exposure
A photography lesson on understanding photography exposure and how to use shutter speed, aperture, and film speed in conjunction with your camera's light meter.
Biography of Photographer Carol Guzy
Biography of Carol Guzy, Pulitzer Prize winner and NPPA Photographer of the Year
Nigel Barker America's Top Photographer
He is best known as a judge on Tyra Bank's hit show America's Top Model, but his career has included top fashion model, documentary director, actor, film maker, and author. Learn how Nigel Barker went from in front of the camera to behind the camera, in his long standing career in the fashion industry.
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review from About.com Photography
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
Watermark Example Image Gallery
Examples of watermarked photos with instructions on how to make them
Beach Photography Lessons - How to Take Beach...
Photography lessons on basic beach photography, how to photograph the ocean, and creative beach photography.
Fun With Photography - Water Balloons
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of exploding water balloons.
How to Take Great Zoo Photos
A photography lesson on ways to make your zoo photographs better.
Garry Winograd
Garry Winograd is the master of street photography. He has been showcased at the MOMA and has written several books, He focused much of his photography on candid shots done of normal people.
Portrait Photography - Top 5 Tips for Better...
Portrait Photography - Top 5 Tips for Better Portraits
How to Choose a Wedding Photographer
Advice on some important questions to consider before choosing a wedding photographer.
The Orton Effect - How to Ortonize Your Images
How to easily create the Orton Effect with your digital images.
Action Photography
Free photography lesson and tips on action photography.
Canvas Gallery Wraps from CVSPhoto.com Review
Review of the canvas gallery wraps from CVSPhoto.com
How to Watermark Your Photos
Photo theft is everywhere. Learn how to watermark your photos and slow down the thieves.
Find the Right Photo Size for Your Room
An illustration showing how standard photo print sizes look when hung over a couch.
Digital Editing - How to Sharpen Your Photos
Digital Editing - How to Sharpen Your Photos
Imogen Cunningham
Imogen Cunningham is one of the most well known female American photographers. She had one of the longest photography careers in history starting at 18 and taking photos until the age of 93. She is known for her floral images and her work with Vanity Fair magazine.
Camera Body
A detailed description of a camera body
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A...
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A Natural Smile
What Do I Need to Include in a Model Release
A free example model release for photography
Camera Lens
A detailed description of a camera lens
James Nachtwey the Anti-War Wartime Photographer
James Nachtwey dedicated his life to photographing wars and human conflict and tribulation. He spent much of his time in Africa photographic unrest. Documenting disease and human strife James Nachtwey has earned every coveted photographic award.
Lewis W. Hine Biography
Lewis W. Hine was both a sociologist and a photographer. He used his photographic talents to help elicit social reform.
Fill Flash
A photography lesson on using fill flash in photography
What is Chimping?
Definition and history of Chimping in Photography
Children's Photography Props
Inexpensive props for children's portrait photography.
Color Selection in Photography
Example and discussion of what the color wheel is and how it affects photography.
Fun With Photography - Water Splashes
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of water splashes.
How To Photograph Crafts For Online Selling and...
Top photo tips to help you get great craft photos for Ebay, Etsy, and Your Blog.
Noise - What is Noise in a Digital Camera?
Noise in a digital camera is that often annoying grainy look that makes your photos seem like they were shot in a dust storm or printed on an old dot matrix printer. This lesson will show you what causes noise and how to minimize it's effects on your pictures.
Free Photo Apps for iPad
Reviews of free photography apps for iPad
Film Speed
An explanation of film speed. Photography.
Should You Use Live Animals In Portrait...
Arguments for and against using live animals in portrait photography such as Easter scenes.
Preset Camera Modes
A photography lesson on what preset camera modes do and how to use them.
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket by Kate Hare
How to Take Great Pet Photographs
Ideas and tips on how to take great pet photographs.
Richard Avedon
Information on Richard Avedon and her contribution to photography
Photojournalism - An Introduction to Photojourn...
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How to Take Great Animal Photographs
Free photography lessons on taking great animal photographs
Alfred Eisenstaedt: The First Candid Camera
One of the most well known photographers of his time. He is known for some of the worlds best known shots including VJ Day, the kiss showing a soldier and nurse in an embrace in New York City in 1945
Photographer's Rights Overview
While photographers can take images of almost anything, that does not mean we can publish those images. Page 3.
Black And White Photography - An Introduction...
Black And White Photography - An Introduction to Black and White Photography
Aquarium Photography
A free photography lesson on taking photos in a large aquarium. Helpful tips for vacation photography.
Copyright - Where Can I Find Copyright on Flickr
Instructions on where to find copyright information on Flickr
Photography Etiquette for Wedding Guests - Can...
Can I Take Pictures At A Wedding? Learn about Photography Etiquette for Wedding Guests
Creating Sepia Toned Photographs
How to create sepia tone photographs.
Julia Margaret Cameron
Julia Margaret Cameron early female photographer who captured famous and not so famous faces in her portraits. Her career only spanned 11 years but her photographs will live on forever.
Create Your Own Photo Book
How to create your own photo book
How to Make Lens Creatures
Instructions for making lens creatures for your camera.
Ernst Haas Profile
Artist and photographer Ernst Haas was a pioneer in color photography. The first exhibit in color ever at the Museum of Modern Art in New York was Ernst Haas' exhibition.
Stopping Blurry Photos
A photography lesson on how to prevent blurry photographs
Controversy Over "Flag Raising over Iwo Jima"...
Overview On February 23, 1945 Joe Rosenthal slung his Speed Graphic camera into position for a quick
Partial Color Photos
Partial Color Photos How to Leave Only One Part of a Picture in Color By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
ACDSee 10 Review
A review of ACDSee 10 photo editing software
Macro Photography - Taking Great Macro...
Macro Photography - Taking Great Macro Photographs
Tips for Photographing Artwork and Other Flat...
Tips for Photographing Artwork and Other Flat Objects
David Muench Profile
David Muench has spent the past 50 years as a nature and landscape photographer. He has focused much of his work on the Western United States. He has over 50 exhibit type books to his credit and continues to teach at workshops throughout the United States.
Walter Iooss Jr.
Read this article to learn more about one of the top Sports Illustrated Photographers.
Faux X-ray Flower Photos
Faux X-ray Flower Photos Creating See Through Flower Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography
How to Make Your Own "Old Master" Style...
How to make your own old master style photography background.
Organizing your photos – Filing Ideas for...
Organizing your photos – Filing Ideas for your digital photos
Top 5 Sites to Play With Your Photos
Top 5 Sites to Play With Your Photos

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