Photo Basics: How to Compose a Photograph

Image composition is the process of making the subject of a photo clearer, and the overall image less complicated. These tips for beginner photographers explain the essential techniques needed for framing a great photo.

on techhive.com

Sony Alpha A55: Speedy Shooting, Fast Focusing, and a See-Through Mirror

Sony's first translucent-mirror camera offers impressive continuous-autofocus capabilities, an amazing burst mode, and excellent image quality to go along with its smaller size. The major tradeoff is the lack of a through-the-lens optical viewfinder.

on techhive.com

New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

Instead of making the same ho-hum New Year's resolutions you break every year, consider these resolutions specifically for photographers. It's easy to fall into...

on techhive.com

Use Depth of Field to Take Better Pictures

When photographers talk about the “depth of field” in an image, they’re referring to how much of the picture they choose to have in focus. You may think “but...

on techhive.com

Photo Paper Buying Guide

You spent time researching which camera and printer to buy, and you put effort into shooting great pictures. It doesn't make sense to load your photo printer up...

Seven Unusual Gadgets for Photographers

pcworld.com

Few things are as satisfying as finding a simple gizmo that makes your photographic life easier, more productive, or both. We rounded up an assortment of cool...

7 Cool and Quirky Gadgets for Photographers

These photo-related accessories are useful, well-made, and worth consideration by any serious shooter, no matter what their skill level.

on techhive.com

Choosing the Right Tripod for You

A tripod may not seem like the most high-tech photo accessory when compared to the fancy lenses, flash systems, and other electronic gizmos that you can add to...

Canon PowerShot G11 Packs Power Into a Small Package

The G11 will appeal to point-and-shoot users who are ready for more power, control, and quality, but don’t want to carry around a camera with the bulk of an SLR.

on techhive.com

Build Your Own Home Media Server

One benefit of digital media distribution is that you can store all of your music, movies, TV shows, and videos as data on hard drives rather than as stacks on...

Canon PowerShot G11

on techhive.com

Correcting Color Problems in IPhoto

Earlier this week we looked at ways make basic contrast fixes in iPhoto's histogram. Now that you know a bit about how the histogram works, you can tackle one of...

on techhive.com

Improve Images With IPhoto's Histogram

Straightening, cropping, and removing red-eye are all fairly easy fixes to make to a photograph. Getting good tones, on the other hand, can be a more challenging...