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Backing Up Digital Photos

If there is a downside to shooting digital, it has to be the need for a reliable backup system. Back up your photos on a regular basis—copy them to another location in case of a hard-drive failure. This has to … Continue reading

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Editing Photos

The tweaking you can do to a digital image is almost endless. You have many choices when it comes to photo editing software but finding the right one for you is not always easy. Not every photo editing program is … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos: Transfer Images to Computer

Are you in control of your metadata? Do you know what you have, and can you find it? Standardize your Workflow Have a plan for how images move from the camera to the computer. Establish an approach and then stick … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos

The Digital Photography and RVing series will now focus on the second of the three steps of digital photography: Organizing and editing photos. You’ve taken photos with your new digital camera. Now what? Digital Workflow You can download your photos … Continue reading

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Concluding Photo Tips/Suggestion

Specks of Dust First of all, let’s clear up one point: Dust on your lens will rarely show up in the photo because you’ll always be focusing much farther than the front element of your lens—the location of the dust. … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Memory Cards & Histograms

In today’s post I discuss the use of memory cards and histograms. Memory Cards Ensure that you always have sufficient memory capacity for your digital camera. But how do you know how much is enough? As a quick rule of … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Filters

A filter is a seemingly simple piece of glass that screws onto your lens in a rotating mount, and has an effect on your image. Filters come in various sizes according to the needs of your specific lens. Polarizing Filter … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Tripod, Cable Release & Camera Case

In today’s post I discuss the merits of using a quality tripod, use of a cable release, and camera cases. Use a Tripod A quality tripod is a basic part of any photographer’s kit. The tripod is the single most … Continue reading

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More Photo Tips/Suggestion: Manual Modes, Shoot Steady & Raw vs. JPEG

In today’s post I discuss the merits of shooting in a manual mode, the importance of holding your camera steady, and weigh in on the Raw vs. JPEG debate. Manual Modes It’s often said that auto exposure is faster than … Continue reading

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Additional Photo Tips/Suggestion: Camera Manual & Mode Dial

You buy the latest digital camera available, come home, rip open the box, and then proceed to play with your new toy. You turn on the camera and try to figure things out. You briefly flick through the hundred or … Continue reading

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