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Change a Photo’s File Format in Adobe Photoshop Elements

You can convert a digital photo’s file format on your computer by using Adobe Photoshop Elements. Elements lets you choose from a list of formats, so you can make your picture file just what you want it [more…]

Transferring Digital Images from Your Camera to Your Windows Computer

You can easily transfer images from your digital camera to your computer. This camera-to-computer transfer requires that you’ve installed your camera’s driver on your PC. To move photos from your digital [more…]

Using the Camera Raw File Format for Your Digital Photos

The Camera Raw format, sometimes called simply Raw, was developed for photo purists who don’t want the camera to make any changes to the photo data. Camera Raw records data straight from the sensor, without [more…]

Managing Digital Photo Files on Your Computer

You can manage the digital photo files on your computer by using some Windows options. Decide how to view your picture files, and where to get and send those picture files. To manage the photos you have [more…]

Renaming Digital Photo Files on Your Computer

You often need to rename image files on your computer while you work with your digital photos. By renaming your picture files, you can avoid getting your digital pictures confused. To rename an image: [more…]

How to View Digital Images in the Windows 7 Photo Viewer

You can use the Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 7 to view and organize each of the photos and digital images in your ever-growing image collection. Microsoft moved the Photo Gallery tool from Windows 7 [more…]

Save Your Nature Photography in Photoshop Elements

After you edit an image, it’s time to save it. You can save your nature photos in any format supported by Photoshop Elements. If you’re editing a RAW file, your only option is to save to a different format [more…]

How to Back Up Your Dog Photos

If the photos you take of your dog are precious to you, be sure to maintain backup copies of all your work. Nothing is worse than having your hard drive inexplicably die and realizing that every photo [more…]

What are HDR Images and HDR Files?

HDR images and HDR files are two components of high dynamic range photography are at the heart of the matter. These are the things in HDR photography that put the H and the D in the R. Sometimes the terminology [more…]

HDR Photography: Choose a File Format

When you create a high dynamic range image, you’ll often be given the chance to save it as an HDR file for later use. Whether you save it as an HDR file depends partly on preference and partly on what [more…]

How to Group Your Digital Wedding Photos with Adobe Lightroom

When editing your digital wedding photographs, establishing a sense of order with your images enables you to find specific photos quickly. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom has a wonderful feature called Collections [more…]

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