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Dave Johnson is a writer and photographer who has covered technology for magazines such as PCWorld and Wired. He is currently the Editorial Director for eHow.com's Tech channel. Dave is the author of How to Do Everything with Your Digital Camera, and over a dozen other books.

Make Your Own Christmas Cards and Photo Gifts

Print out your own personal holiday cards, and wow your friends and family with thoughtful customized photo gifts.

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Five Quick Tips for Better Holiday Photos

Follow this simple advice and take great photos at holiday get-togethers this year.

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Three Ways to Take Photos at Twilight

Get your camera out as the sun goes down for some gorgeous photos.

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Shoot Awesome Holiday Photos

Here are some tips for taking memorable photos of family gatherings and public celebrations this holiday season.

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Blur Photos Artistically With Your Camera's Zoom

Create a trippy effect with your digital SLR--no photo editor required.

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Frequently Asked Photo Questions for October

Dave answers questions about noise in high-ISO photos, capturing better color, recovering lost image files, shooting action at night, and more.

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Holiday Gifts for Photography Buffs: Digital Cameras, Flash Attachments, and Books

The holiday season is just around the corner--here are some gift ideas for the photography lover in your life (even if that's you).

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Improve Your Exposure in Tricky Lighting

Use your regular image editor and only one photo to get High Dynamic Range-like results from washed-out images.

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Four Ways Photographers Can Use Microsoft Paint

Learn some unexpected ways to take advantage of the free Paint program in Windows.

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Photo Contest: Hot Pics for September

Subscribers to Dave Johnson's Digital Focus newsletter took these shots.

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Digital Photography Basics: All About Exposure

Use your camera's LCD, histogram, and exposure compensation control to set the optimal exposure for your shots.

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Frequently Asked Photo Questions for September

Dave answers questions about Secure Digital card life spans, shooting the moon, waterfall photos, and more.

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Fine-Tune Your Photographic Miniature Planet

Now that you've created your own tiny world, here's how to fine-tune it in your image editor.

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Turn Photographic Panoramas Into Tiny Planets

Use your own photographic panorama and your image editor to make an eye-popping stereograph.

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Blur the Background for Punchier Photos

Here's how to use your image editor to change the depth of field in your photos after you take them.

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