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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
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
Want to Blow Up an Image? What You Should Know...
How Big Can I Print My Photos? Photography.
Major Types of Cameras - SLR and Point and...
Descriptions on the types of cameras available.
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
What Is Depth of Field?
The effect of aperture and F-Stop on depth of field in photography.
How to Make Your Own Facebook Timeline Cover...
How to make a Facebook Timeline cover photo for your personal page or fan page
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon...
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon Pictures
Review of 500px.com
Review of 500px.com. Is it a Flickr killer?
A Brief History of Photography
A brief history of photography, highlighting the major events in its development.
How to Use the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography
A photography lesson on how to use the rule of thirds in photography.
How to Photograph the Moon Through a Telescope
A free photography lesson on how to photograph the moon through a telescope
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
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.
Photography Rights - Licensing Your Work
Information on photography rights and what different licensing means.
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.
Forced Perspective Photography - How to Take...
Forced Perspective Photography How to Create Forced Perspective Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
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.
Moon Photography - Moon Photography Lesson and...
Moon Photography - Moon Photography Lesson and Moon Pictures
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.
Review of Flickr
Flickr review. Does Flickr deserve to be the juggernaut of photo sharing or is it all hype?
Leading Lines
An explanation of leading lines. Photography.
Parts of a Camera
Information on the parts of a camera
Photography Tips - Shutter Speed
Part 1 of our in-depth article on shutter speed. This part focuses on the basics of shutter speed.
Is Nude Photography Art or Porn?
Discussion on whether or not nude photography can be art or if all nude photography is porn.
Night Photography in 5 Easy Steps
A step-by-step guide to night photography lesson focusing on making camera setting adjustments.
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.
Easter Photo Ideas
List of great Easter photography ideas and props
Review of PhotoBucket.com
A review of photobucket image sharing website
Photography Lighting
Photography is all about the capturing of light. How we control the available light and add additional light when needed is basis for all photography.
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.
Weekly Photography Assignments
Practice your photography skills with weekly photography assignments.
What Are Layers and How To Use Them
Explanation of what layers are in photo editing software and how to use them.
Instagram
Instagram All About Instagram By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography Published May 1, 2012 ©
Advantages and Disadvantages of Film and Digital
Advantages of film and digital photography compared to disadvantages of film and digital photography.
Photo Essays - An Introduction to Photo Essays
An Introduction to Photo Essays - A free lesson on how to create Photo Essays
What is a Camera?
A short introduction to what is a camera with a comparison to today's more sophisticated cameras.
Understanding Your Camera's Light Meter
A guide to understanding your camera's light meter.
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.
Using Your Built-In Flash
Information on your camera's built-in flash and how to use it effectively in photography.
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.
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone (or Any...
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone or other camera phone
Top Photo Sharing Sites
List of the About Photography Guide's top picks in photo sharing websites.
Ansel Adams Quotes
Ansel Adams Quotes. Photography.
Famous Quotes by Photographer Garry Winogrand
Garry Winogrand is best known for his social documentary photographs.
Robert Capa on the Battlefield
Famous war photographer Robert Capa captures memorable images of war.
Top 10 Wedding Photography Tips - How to...
The top 10 wedding photography tips you need to know before photographing a wedding.
Fireworks Photography Lessons
Photography lesson on how to photograph fireworks
Photo Print Sizes - Illustration of Photo Print...
An illustration comparing photo print sizes to each other with explanation.
Photography Tips - Aperture
Part 1 of our in-depth article on aperture. This part explains on the basics of aperture.
Photo Lab Review - Review of MPix.com
Review of the MPix.com photo laboratory service. Learn about its pros, cons, and additional information.
Motocross Photography - How to Photograph...
Motocross Photography - How to Photograph Motocross
Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds
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.
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and...
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and How They Affect Photos
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.
How to Watermark Your Photos
Photo theft is everywhere. Learn how to watermark your photos and slow down the thieves.
Introduction to Photography
An introduction to photography and how to create great photographs.
Beach Photography - How to Photograph the Ocean
Beach Photography - Free Photography Lesson on How to Photograph the Ocean
How to Post a Photo on the Forum with Embedding
How to post a photo on the About Photography forum by embedding the photo.
Creative Commons - What Do Creative Commons...
Explanation of what the various Creative Commons licenses mean
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.
Profile of Geddes
Profile of Anne Geddes including a brief biography and information on her photographic works
What is Airbrushing in Photography?
Explanation of what airbrushing means in photography.
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
Review of Portrait Professional Studio Photo...
A review of Portrait Professional Studio, photo editing software that is targeted specifically at facial editing.
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
Canvas Gallery Wraps from CVSPhoto.com Review
Review of the canvas gallery wraps from CVSPhoto.com
Sunny 16 Rule in Photography
Easy to understand lesson on the use of the Sunny 16 Rule in Photography lighting.
Steve McCurry Bio
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Organizing your photos – Filing Ideas for...
Organizing your photos – Filing Ideas for your digital photos
Proper Care of a Photographic Lens
How to take proper care of your photographic lenses.
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color...
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color Calibration System
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.
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.
How to Take Great Zoo Photos
A photography lesson on ways to make your zoo photographs better.
Review of iPad Camera Connection Kit
Review of the iPad camera connection kit.
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.
Getting the Most Out of Your Point and Shoot...
Information on how to get the most out of your point and shoot camera.
How To Hand Tint Your Photographs
A photography lesson on how to hand tint, or hand color, your black and white photographs.
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.
Color Selection in Photography
Example and discussion of what the color wheel is and how it affects photography.
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A...
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A Photoshop Elements Tutorial On Adding Textures
Camera Body
A detailed description of a camera body
The Orton Effect - How to Ortonize Your Images
How to easily create the Orton Effect with your digital images.
How to Photograph the Moon - Moon Landscapes...
Photography lesson on how to photograph the moon with a landscape.
Annie Leibovitz
Information on Annie Liebovitz and her contribution to photography
Find the Right Photo Size for Your Room
An illustration showing how standard photo print sizes look when hung over a couch.
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
How to Choose a Wedding Photographer
Advice on some important questions to consider before choosing a wedding photographer.
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.
Watermark Example Image Gallery
Examples of watermarked photos with instructions on how to make them
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.
Free Photo Apps for iPad
Reviews of free photography apps for iPad
Richard Avedon
Information on Richard Avedon and her contribution to photography
Fill Flash
A photography lesson on when to use fill flash effectively in photography. Page 2.
Photography Lesson on Silhouette Photography
Photography Lesson on Silhouette Photography
Organizing your photos – Ways to Organize...
Organizing your photos – Ways to Organize your Digital Photos
How To Photograph Crafts For Online Selling and...
Top photo tips to help you get great craft photos for Ebay, Etsy, and Your Blog.
The Golden Hour in Photography
This free to read photography lesson will teach you about the Golden Hour and how to use this light quality in your photographs.
Camera Lens
A detailed description of a camera lens
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.
Copyright - Where Can I Find Copyright on Flickr
Instructions on where to find copyright information on Flickr
Using Reflectors in Photography
A quick photography lesson on using reflectors in photography.
Photojournalism - An Introduction to Photojourn...
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Fun With Photography - Water Splashes
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of water splashes.
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review from About.com Photography
What is Chimping?
Definition and history of Chimping in Photography
Dynamic Range - What Your Eye Sees That Your...
Dynamic Range - What Your Eye Sees That Your Camera Does Not
Famous Quotes by Photographer Henri Cartier-Bre...
Henri Cartier-Bresson is well known as the father of photojournalism. He mastered candid photography.
How to Photograph Severe Weather
Tips on How to Photograph Severe Weather
Famous Quotes from Photographer Paul Strand
Paul Strand was an American born photographer and filmmaker who was responsible for helping to elevate photography to an art form. Some of his most famous words are below:
Beach Photography Lessons - How to Take Beach...
Photography lessons on basic beach photography, how to photograph the ocean, and creative beach photography.
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket by Kate Hare
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.
Street Photography - The Artful Candid
Street Photography Street Photography - The Artful Candid By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography
Photography Etiquette for Wedding Guests - Can...
Can I Take Pictures At A Wedding? Learn about Photography Etiquette for Wedding Guests
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.
Action Photography
Free photography lesson and tips on action photography.
Underexposure
Underexposure in photography refers to an image where too little light was recorded
Controversy Over "Flag Raising over Iwo Jima"...
Overview On February 23, 1945 Joe Rosenthal slung his Speed Graphic camera into position for a quick
Aquarium Photography
A free photography lesson on taking photos in a large aquarium. Helpful tips for vacation photography.
Cold Weather Photography
A photography lesson on how take photographs in cold weather while protecting your camera and yourself from adverse conditions.
Photographer's Rights Overview
While photographers can take images of almost anything, that does not mean we can publish those images. Page 3.
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.
Moon Photography - How to Take Great Moon...
Moon Photography - How to Take Great Moon Photos with Foreground Images
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A...
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A Natural Smile
Basic Camera Care
The basics on how to care for your camera
Centering Your Photographic Subjects
Free photography lesson on when you should and shouldn't center your subjects in photography.
Famous Quotes by Photographer Dorothea Lange
Quotes by Dorothea Lange. Photography.
How to Resize an Image Using Adobe Photoshop...
Instructions on how to resize an image using Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0
Biography of Photographer Carol Guzy
Biography of Carol Guzy, Pulitzer Prize winner and NPPA Photographer of the Year
What Do I Need to Include in a Model Release
A free example model release for photography
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Children's Photography Props
Inexpensive props for children's portrait photography.
What to do if Your Camera Lens Gets Wet
Information on what to do if your camera lens gets wet.
Partial Color Photos
Partial Color Photos How to Leave Only One Part of a Picture in Color By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
Black And White Photography - An Introduction...
Black And White Photography - An Introduction to Black and White Photography
Macro Photography - Taking Great Macro...
Macro Photography - Taking Great Macro Photographs
Cindy Sherman Biography
Cindy Sherman is one of the most well recognized female photographer of our time. Her photos of herself dressed as various characters have commanded some of the highest prices of any photographer. In addition to her photographic career she is also a film director and has appeared in cameo roles in several movies.
Facebook Photography Feeds You Should Subscribe...
The Facebook Photography Feeds You Should Subscribe To Now
How to Take Great Animal Photographs
Free photography lessons on taking great animal photographs
Good Use of Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds
How to Make Lens Creatures
Instructions for making lens creatures for your camera.
ACDSee 10 Review
A review of ACDSee 10 photo editing software
Fair Use of Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 2.
Tips for Photographing Artwork and Other Flat...
Tips for Photographing Artwork and Other Flat Objects

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