External Flash

More options and less red-eye mean better photos In our learning section on flash, we describe how an external flash attaches to your camera via a hot shoe. If your digital camera doesn’t have a hot shoe (and many don’t) then you can’t use an external flash. Read no further. For those who do have …

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Reflectors

Add more natural light to the scene A reflector is exactly what it name implies: an object that reflects light. The more important information is when and why you might want to use one. When A Reflector Helps Say that you are taking a photograph of your best friend outside. The sunlight is landing on …

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Lens Cloth

Clear glass means clear photos I’m not going to go on at length here. It’s a lens cloth. It’s not all that complicated. The reason that there is even a section on it is that a lens cloth is a great low-cost accessory for your digital camera. Even if you are meticulously neat, stuff always …

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Cable Release

Take the shot without shaking your camera In the section on tripods, I mentioned that tripods eliminate camera shake. That statement was true — to a point. It is still possible to shake your camera even when it is attached to a tripod. In fact, it is possible to shake your camera no matter how …

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Underwater Case

Take your digital camera snorkeling One of the latest developments in digital camera technology has nothing to do with the camera itself. Instead, camera manufacturers are now focusing on creating underwater casings for their compact digital cameras. Snorkelers and scuba divers may now regoice. How It Works Underwater cases for digital cameras are moulded plastic, …

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Peer to Peer

Share photos with others without uploading to the Internet If you’ve read the other sections about sharing your photos, you’ve realized that there are a lot of ways to use the Internet and web sites to post your digital photographs. Peer to peer sharing is a very different way of sharing your photos. It still …

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Online Photo Sharing

Show your family and friends (or the world) what a great photographer you are No, this is not entirely for show-offs and extroverts. Many people who enjoy their privacy (myself included) can still use online tools to share photos with freinds and relatives who don’t live next door. Sharing your photos online has become remarkably …

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