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How to Combine Multiple Digital Photos into One

You can easily combine several digital photos into one, copying part of one photo and pasting it into another by using your image-editing software. To combine images: [more…]

Using Professional Tricks to Create Interesting Pictures

Do you know how to take great pictures with your digital camera? Digital cameras are easy to use, but you still have to figure out what to take pictures of [more…]

Give Your Digital Photo a Fish-Eye Effect

Fish-eye lenses enable photographers to photograph a distorted 180-degree perspective. You can simulate a fish-eye look in a lot of image editors (including Photoshop Elements). To make your photo look [more…]

How to Position Lights for a Professional-Looking Portrait

You can use multiple-light setup for your digital images. Setting up a multiple-light system isn’t very hard; it’s just a question of positioning your lights to illuminate your subject attractively. With [more…]

How to Remove Unwanted Objects in Your Digital Photos

You can easily remove a piece of content (an object, background, or unlikable person) from a digital photo by using your image-editing program. You can replace that removed piece, and no one can even tell [more…]

Taking Digital Photos in Scene Modes

Many cameras now offer scene modes. These special picture-taking modes automatically flip all the available focus and exposure controls to settings that work best for different types of subject matter. [more…]

How to Download Images from Your Digital Camera to Your PC

Although most digital cameras come with their own software, Windows Vista has its own built-in wizard for downloading (or importing) images. (If your camera comes with its own downloading software, download [more…]

Using Histograms to Correct Your Digital Images

A histogram is a chart with 256 closely spaced vertical bars, usually forming a curve. In a histogram of your digital image, the left side of the curve represents the darkest tones in your image, the right [more…]

How to Retouch Blemishes in Your Digital Photos

If you have a nice digital-photo portrait of someone that needs a little retouching, you can easily retouch minor flaws with the Healing Brush tools in Photoshop Elements [more…]

Move Part of a Digital Photo to a New Layer with Adobe Photoshop Elements

In Adobe Photoshop Elements, you can create layers onto which you can move different parts of your photo file. By moving parts of your original photo onto new layers, you can use those different layers [more…]

How to Make a Collage of Photos

You can create a collage by using layers in your image-editing software. Pile as many photos as you want onto different layers in the same collage image, and then position them to create the collage effect [more…]

Using Different Exposure Methods on Your Digital Camera

The brightness or darkness of your digital camera’s image depends on exposure — the amount of light that hits the image-sensor array. The more light (the greater the exposure), the brighter the image. [more…]

Adding a Digital Frame to Your Digital Photo with Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can add a digital frame to your photo in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Elements gives you many frame options, letting you preview as many as you want before you decide which frame suits your picture best [more…]

The Difference between Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom on Your Digital Camera

Zooming on your digital camera involves getting a closer view of far-away subjects. Optical zoom gets up close and personal by using an actual lens adjustment and digital zoom adjusts the image in the [more…]

How to Handle Common Digital Photography Lighting Issues

You may run into some problems when trying to light scenes that you want to photograph with your digital camera. But don’t just live with the troubles that existing lighting gives you. Lighting problems [more…]

Using a Telephoto Lens to Get Great Digital Photos

Telephoto lenses can create interesting and unique photos on your digital camera. To make the most of a telephoto lens, try these tempting applications when you take pictures with a telephoto lens or tele-zoom [more…]

Creating a Digital Slideshow in Adobe Photoshop Album

You can put your digital photos into a slideshow by using Adobe Photoshop Album. After specifying how you want to set up the slideshow, you can choose how to publish it. To create a slideshow [more…]

How to Add Text to Your Digital Photo

If your image editor supports layers, add text to your digital photo by including a text layer in the image file. You can include this text anywhere in the image and decide the text’s look. This process [more…]

Adjusting Your Digital Camera’s Light Sensitivity by Changing Its ISO Setting

Many digital cameras offer a choice of ISO settings, which indicate the light sensitivity of the camera’s imaging sensor. The higher the ISO number, the more quickly the camera reacts to light. A high [more…]

Setting the Right F-Stop for Your Digital Photo

Your digital camera’s aperture settings (f-stops) can make a world of difference, so choosing the right f-stop can be an important part of creating a perfect finished picture. You need different f-stops [more…]

How to Make a Pinhole Lens for Your Digital Camera

If you can attach lenses to your digital camera, you can make your camera into a pinhole camera. Just poke a pinhole (with an actual pin, if you want) in a cap that attaches to your camera when you don’t [more…]

How to Create a Multiple-Exposure Digital Image

You can easily create a digital photo with a multiple-exposure look. All you need is a tripod, your digital camera, and a willing multiple-exposure subject. Make your digital camera give you multiple exposures [more…]

No-Cost Lighting Tricks to Improve Your Digital Photos

You can find a huge assortment of lighting gadgets in seemingly every price range, all promising to produce a higher quality of light in your digital photographs. The following lighting tricks use household [more…]

Using a Wide-Angle Lens on Your Digital Camera

Wide-angle lenses for a digital camera offer some creative advantages if you use them properly. When you use a wide-angle lens, you have opportunities to let your inner digital-image artist out. To get [more…]

How to Bracket Your Photo Subject

Bracketing is the process of taking three photos; one using the camera’s recommended settings, one intentionally underexposed, and one intentionally overexposed. The reason is simply to be sure you can [more…]

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