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Three Painless Ways to Get Photos Off Your iPhone

Stop emailing photos to yourself. Here are three ways to automate photo syncing with your PC.

09/03/2012

How to Tether Cameras, Make Star Trails on a Mac, Learn RAW Workflows, and More

Dave answers questions about improving digital workflow, adding polarizing filters to a point-and-shoot camera, camera tethering, and more.

08/27/2012

Take a Great Photo Every Time: A Preflight Checklist

Check these 10 settings to ensure your camera isn’t about to take a terrible photo.

08/20/2012

Tips for Photographing Birds

You can capture sharp and interesting photos of feathered friends with these tips.

08/13/2012

How to Resize Photos Easily

Here's a handy tool that automatically resizes photos to your preferred dimensions.

08/06/2012

Improve Black-and-White Photos, Obtain Ideal Scanner Settings, and More

Dave answers questions about adjusting vintage black-and-white photos, setting a scanner to shoot slides and negatives, correcting perspective distortion, and other topics.

07/30/2012

5 Things You Need to Know About Cropping

One of your photo editor's most common tools has a lot of hidden power. Here's how to use it for the best results.

07/23/2012

Create Beautiful Star-Trail Photos With Almost Any Camera

Armed with manual exposure controls and a tripod, you can take stunning night photos.

07/16/2012

How to Edit Photos With Adobe's Camera Raw

Here are some tips for using the mini photo editor that you've probably always ignored.

07/09/2012

How to Take Better Photos With Your Phone

Here are four great tips for capturing better-quality photos with your smartphone's camera.

07/02/2012

Make White Backgrounds White, Shoot a Wedding, Photos in Court, Best Time to Sharpen, and More

Dave answers questions about unexpected spots in flash photos, detecting foul play with the date stamp, digital workflow, and more.

06/25/2012

Use Clone and Healing Tools to Clean Up Photos

Here's how to remove unwanted elements from your photos with a pair of simple tools.

06/18/2012

Mastering Your Camera's Many Exposure Modes

Learn when you should take your camera out of Auto mode--and where you should put it.

06/11/2012

Use the Aperture to Control the Background in a Photo

Your camera's aperture setting gives you creative control over the look and feel of your photos--learn how to use it properly.

06/04/2012

Scanning Negatives, Shooting the Moon, Fixing the Colors in a Photo

Dave answers questions about white balance, shooting action photos, scanning old negatives, and more.

05/28/2012

5 Steps for Great Action Photos

Freeze the action, but blur the background with panning--a professional technique for awesome photos.

05/21/2012

Tricks for Photographing Flowers

Tricks for Photographing Flowers

It's springtime--here's how to take some beautiful snapshots of blooming flowers.

05/14/2012

5 Essential iOS Apps for Photographers

The latest crop of photo and camera apps for the Apple iPhone are awesome.

05/07/2012

Choosing the Right Shutter Speed

Here's how to pick the right shutter speed for every photographic situation.

04/30/2012

Taking Photos of Firefighters, Moving the Flash Off-Camera, Resizing vs. Cropping

Dave answers questions about dealing with nighttime reflections, photo quality when emailing, recovering lost photos, and more.

04/23/2012

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