Have you ever tried to rescue a photo with your photo-editing software only to find out that the image was way too overexposed or underexposed or the color balance is beyond hope, like the one below? This can […]
Finally, we are pleased to announce the winners of our Fall contests! The gorgeous sights and scenes of Fall really seemed to inspire you, as we received tons of wonderful entries. Thanks to everyone who submitted entries and we […]
It’s a new year (Happy New Year!), which means it’s a great time to step back and think about what we want to focus on for the next twelve months. For photographers, it’s a great time to commit to […]
It is never easy to shop for the photographer in your life, mostly because all of the fun stuff costs more than is feasible to spend. Here is a list of 10 things, from $18-$500, that I as a […]
What camera should I buy?
I am asked this by friends, family, strangers, and parents of budding photographers on a fairly regular basis. Knowing that the real question usually is, “what is the cheapest camera I can get away with?”, […]
By day I’m the CEO of Corel, a desktop software company that sells Photo, Video, Graphics, Productivity, and Utility software to millions of consumers and small businesses around the globe. By night, like many of you, I’m an amateur […]
Kirlian Photography is a photographic technique that involves shooting a high voltage charge through an object that is connected to a photographic plate. The resulting image typically includes a colored “aura” around the object.
There is perhaps no type of […]
Hyperlapse is a technique for time-lapse photography in which the location of the camera and the zoom level changes after each exposure. This results in a time-lapse with an added smooth spatial movement or flight.
The process is one of […]
Are you exploring photography this summer and looking for inspiration? Check out these images of beautiful summer moments taken by amateur photographers – if they can do it, so can you!
This image was taken by John Vergara of Mt. […]
And the winners are in! Share your favorite with your family and friends on Facebook right away!
The time has come for us to announce the winners of our Smartphone Photography contest.
Last month we asked you to show us your […]
Are you thinking about getting into photography? Or are you tired of having to carry around all kinds of extra heavy baggage when you want to go out shooting? iPhone photography (or iPhoneography) offers you the chance to shoot […]
While traditional wedding photos are special and oh-so-important, fun & candid shots can make anyone’s photos really stand out from the crowd. So, put a little creativity in your wedding photos and make that special day even more memorable.
We have it! We have a winning photo!
After some serious deliberations among the staff at the Discovery Center we have gone through over 3000 submissions from YOU and chosen a WINNER for our Animal Photography Contest.
It took a while […]
Rain, rain go away! Come again another day!
Wait, I take that back… rain makes for amazing photos. Rainy days may not be your favorite days to shoot on, but it sure is worth the frizzy hair and soggy shoes.
Be sure […]
Photo by Linda Lin
Think for a moment. Is your home computer holding hundreds of photos of amazing landscapes that no one will ever look at? Is that because most of the photos just aren’t that good?
Every time you shoot […]
How to take a great selfie in two easy steps!
Step 1: Be really really ridiculously good looking.
Step 2: Point and shoot.
The latest, hottest trend in the world of photography and social sharing are selfies, according to major news […]
Nature is all around us — both physically and virtually. Our team has scoured the internet and hand picked 10 breathtaking examples of nature photography that we think you’ll love. Enjoy!
Also, be sure to check out our quick tips video […]
Don’t put your friends to sleep with your travel pictures!
Now don’t stress. Whether it’s touring in the silence of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, falling into the glory of nature at Victoria Falls in Zambia, or laying into a sushi bar […]
Why is iPhone Photography so popular? In some ways, it’s an easy question to answer. Photographers have a saying: the best camera is the camera you have with you. The iPhone is unbelievably portable – most of us have […]
In HDR photography, there is a fine line between reality and fantasy — and, it’s absolutely breathtaking!
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography is a technique used to capture a greater range between the darkest shadows and lightest sources of light. […]