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Shortcuts for Making the Copyright Symbol on...
Easy instructions and shortcuts for creating the copyright symbol on a Windows and Mac computer
Want to Blow Up an Image? What You Should Know...
How Big Can I Print My Photos? Photography.
How Much Should You Charge for Your Photos?
How To Price Your Photos - A Guide On How To Price Photography
Leading Lines
An explanation of leading lines. Photography.
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.
Your Introduction to the Two Main Types of...
Descriptions on the types of cameras available.
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.
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
A Brief History of Photography
A brief history of photography, highlighting the major events in its development.
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
Photography Rights - Licensing Your Work
Information on photography rights and what different licensing means.
Introduction to Photography
An introduction to photography and how to create great photographs.
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and...
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and How They Affect Photos
Want to Shoot Like the Big Boys? Here's 4...
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.
How to Photograph the Moon Through a Telescope
A free photography lesson on how to photograph the moon through a telescope
How to Make Your Own Facebook Timeline Cover...
How to make a Facebook Timeline cover photo for your personal page or fan page
Advantages and Disadvantages of Film and Digital
Advantages of film and digital photography compared to disadvantages of film and digital photography.
5 Things to Do When Someone Steals Your Photos...
Someone stole your photos online? This list will show you steps to get the photos removed.
Translucent Embossed Text
How to create a translucent embossed text watermark for your digital images. Page 3.
Forced Perspective Photography - How to Take...
Forced Perspective Photography How to Create Forced Perspective Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
8 Weekly Assignments for Practicing Your...
Practice your photography skills with weekly photography assignments.
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review
Adobe Photoshop Touch Review from About.com Photography
Just Starting Out in Photography? Here's What...
Part of our in-depth article on camera shutter speed: What are the basics?
Is 500px.com a Good Alternative to Flickr?
Review of 500px.com. Is it a Flickr killer?
How to Use the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography
A photography lesson on how to use the rule of thirds in photography.
Photo Print Sizes - Illustration of Photo Print...
An illustration comparing photo print sizes to each other with explanation.
How to Watermark Your Photos
Photo theft is everywhere. Learn how to watermark your photos and slow down the thieves.
Parts of a Camera
Information on the parts of a camera
Understanding Your Camera's Light Meter
Information on understanding your camera's light meter
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 is a Camera?
A short introduction to what is a camera with a comparison to today's more sophisticated cameras.
Camera Shake
Information on what camera shake is and how to avoid it.
Night Photography in 5 Easy Steps
A step-by-step guide to night photography lesson focusing on making camera setting adjustments.
How to Post a Photo on the Forum with Embedding
How to post a photo on the About Photography forum by embedding the photo.
What You Need to Do in Order to Get Great Moon...
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon Pictures
Photography Tips - Aperture
Part 2 of our in-depth article on aperture. This part explains how to measure aperture with F-Stops. Page 2.
How to Take Great Photos with Your iPhone
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone or other camera phone
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements
Raised Text Effect
How to create a raised text effect watermark for your digital images. Page 2.
An Introduction to Telling Stories with Photo...
An Introduction to Photo Essays - A free lesson on how to create Photo Essays
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.
Easter Photo Ideas
List of great Easter photography ideas and props
What is Airbrushing in Photography?
Explanation of what airbrushing means in 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.
Translucent Clear Embossed Text Variation
How to create a translucent clear embossed text variation effect watermark for your digital images. Page 4.
Should You Use Live Animals In Portrait...
Arguments for and against using live animals in portrait photography such as Easter scenes.
What Are Layers and How To Use Them
Explanation of what layers are in photo editing software and how to use them.
How to Make Your Own "Old Master" Style...
How to make your own old master style photography background.
Is Nude Photography Really Art, or Just Porn?
Discussion on whether or not nude photography can be art or if all nude photography is porn.
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 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.
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.
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.
Camera Lens
A detailed description of a camera lens
Motocross Photography - How to Photograph...
Motocross, or mx, photography is not difficult once you know the tricks but there are specific challenges to photographing motocross.
Matching Color Text Overlay
How to create a simple matching color text overlay watermark for your digital images. Page 5.
Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A...
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - Step 1 Selecting Photos. Page 2.
The Orton Effect - How to Ortonize Your Images
How to easily create the Orton Effect with your digital images.
What is Chimping?
Definition and history of Chimping in Photography
Street Photography - The Artful Candid
Street Photography Street Photography - The Artful Candid By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
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.
Canvas Gallery Wraps from CVSPhoto.com Review
Review of the canvas gallery wraps from CVSPhoto.com
How to Photograph Severe Weather
Tips on How to Photograph Severe Weather
Camera Body
A detailed description of a camera body
Profile of Geddes
Profile of Anne Geddes including a brief biography and information on her photographic works
Famous Quotes by Photographer Garry Winogrand
Garry Winogrand is best known for his social documentary photographs.
Photojournalism - An Introduction to Photojourn...
An introduction to photojournalism and how it differs from
Matching Color Embossed Text Overlay
How to create a matching color embossed text overlay watermark for your digital images. Page 7.
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.
Underexposure
Underexposure in photography refers to an image where too little light was recorded
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.
Our Review of Flickr Photo Sharing
A review of the highly popular photo photo sharing website. Does Flickr deserve to be the juggernaut of photo sharing or is it all hype?
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.
Contact Sheet
An explanation of Contact Sheet in photography
What Causes Green Eye in Photographs
Green Eye in Photographs - What Causes Green Eye in Photographs
Back to Basics
Information on understanding the most basic controls of your camera
Steve McCurry Bio
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Matching Color Text Overlay Variation
How to create a simple matching color text overlay variation watermark for your digital images. Page 6.
Instagram
Instagram All About Instagram By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography Published May 1, 2012 ©
Color Selection in Photography
Example and discussion of what the color wheel is and how it affects photography.
What Do I Need to Include in a Model Release
A free example model release for photography
Top 10 Wedding Photography Tips - How to...
The top 10 wedding photography tips you need to know before photographing a wedding.
Matching Color Raised Text Overlay
How to create a matching color raised text overlay watermark for your digital images. Page 8.
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.
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
Top Photo Sharing Sites
List of the About Photography Guide's top picks in photo sharing websites.
Where Can I Find the Copyright Info for Photos...
Instructions on where to find copyright information on Flickr
Robert Capa on the Battlefield
Famous war photographer Robert Capa captures memorable images of war.
Getting the Most Out of Your Point and Shoot...
Information on how to get the most out of your point and shoot camera.
Preventing Dark (underexposed) Photos
Photography lesson discussion how metering off of the wrong spot in a composition can cause dark photos. Page 3.
How To Photograph Crafts For Online Selling and...
Top photo tips to help you get great craft photos for Ebay, Etsy, and Your Blog.
Basic Photography Equipment to Carry
List of the basic camera equipment to carry for most situations.
Watermark Example Image Gallery
Examples of watermarked photos with instructions on how to make them
Action Photography
Free photography lesson and tips on action photography.
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
Centering Your Photographic Subjects
Free photography lesson on when you should and shouldn't center your subjects in photography.
Photo Lab Review - Review of MPix.com
Review of the MPix.com photo laboratory service. Learn about its pros, cons, and additional information.
Find the Right Photo Size for Your Room
An illustration showing how standard photo print sizes look when hung over a couch.
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.
Photography Prop Set of 3 Fake Baby Chicks
A review of a photography prop set of 3 fake baby chicks.
Guest Contributor Biography for Serban Enache,...
Guest Contributor Biography for Serban Enache, CEO of Dreamstime
Macro Photography
An explanation of macro photography
How To Hand Tint Your Photographs
A photography lesson on how to hand tint, or hand color, your black and white photographs.
Annie Leibovitz
Annie Leibovitz spent ten years as the head photographer for Rolling Stone Magazine. She is responsible for the ongoing appearance of the magazine. Her famous photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono was the last photo he would have taken, being shot and killed only hours later.
How To Take School Photos
How To Take School Photos. Photography.
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A...
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A Natural Smile
Stephen Shore Biography
Stephen Shore is an American born photographer who managed to make ordinary scenes become extraordinary photographs. His use of color was studied by many famous photographers who had previously believed that serious photographers only used black and white film to express their art.
Beach Photography - How to Photograph the Ocean
Beach Photography - Free Photography Lesson on How to Photograph the Ocean
Stencil Text Overlay
How to create a stencil text overlay watermark for your digital images. Page 9.
Review of iPad Camera Connection Kit
Review of the iPad camera connection kit.
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.
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.
Biography of Photographer Carol Guzy
Biography of Carol Guzy, Pulitzer Prize winner and NPPA Photographer of the Year
White Balance
A photography lesson on what white balance is and how it affects your photographs.
Poor use of rule of thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 6.
1-Year Cost Comparision for Film vs. Digital
A comparison of the costs of shooting with film vs digital for one year
Guest Contributor Biography for Dan Rubin,...
Guest Contributor Biography for Dan Rubin, Creative Director of MOO.com
Biography of Don Bartletti
Biography of famous photographer Don Bartletti, Pulitzer Prize-winning Photojournalist
Paper Negatives
Information on creating and printing paper negatives in photography.
Black And White Photography - An Introduction...
Black And White Photography - An Introduction to Black and White Photography
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color...
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color Calibration System
Sunny 16 Rule in Photography
Easy to understand lesson on the use of the Sunny 16 Rule in Photography lighting.
Free Photo Apps for iPad
Reviews of free photography apps for iPad
How to Photograph a Rodeo
Learn how to photograph a rodeo.
Fill Flash
A photography lesson on when to use fill flash effectively in photography. Page 2.
Preset Camera Modes
A photography lesson on what preset camera modes do and how to use them.
Review of Blow Up 3 from Alien Skin
Review of Blow Up 3 from Alien Skin
Portrait Photography - Top 5 Tips for Better...
Portrait Photography - Top 5 Tips for Better Portraits
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket
Sharing Photos With Friends on Photobucket by Kate Hare
Fun Photography - Light Drawing
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of light drawings.
How to Transfer Photos to Wood, Glass, Canvas,...
How to Transfer Photos to Wood, Glass, Canvas, or Other Surfaces
How to Take Great Animal Photographs
Free photography lessons on taking great animal photographs
Cave Photography How To
Cave Photography How To Taking Photographs Inside Developed Caves By Guest Contributor Jim McCain Works
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.
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.
Boudoir Photography - How to Create Boudoir...
Boudoir Photography - How to Create Boudoir Photographs
Joseph Nicephor Niépce: The First...
Joseph Nicephor Niépce The First Photographer. Learn how the first photograph was created and how an inability to draw led this inventor to discover the process known as photography. It took over a decade of determination to create the very first photographic image.
Poor Use of Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 5.
Good Use of Rule of Thirds
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 3.
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.
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.
Famous Quotes from Photographer Elliott Erwitt
Elliott Erwitt is a well known photographer who studied in NY after moving to the states from Paris France. He was a Magnum Photographer who traveled around the world as a freelance photojournalist.
Tips for Photographing Artwork and Other Flat...
Learn about how to deal with glare, angles, and flash when taking photos of artwork or a flat object.
Photographer's Rights Overview
While photographers can take images of almost anything, that does not mean we can publish those images. Page 3.
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com

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