5 Tips on How to Take Better Photos of Jewels

Tip 1: Use the aperture priority mode To have the most parts of your small subject withing the focus range, it truly is excellent to set the digital camera in aperture priority mode and adjust the aperture to the highest opening possible – or in other words, the biggest F number. The further away from the subject, the less constrictive the aperture number. However, it will be harder to keep everything in focus when you are very close to the jewel. Tip 2: Steady your camera on a tripod Perhaps this slightest movement whilst getting a photo, under indoor lighting conditions with your custom settings, causes motion blur. With a lesser distance from the subject, this camera shake problem will be more evident.  Utilizing an economical table tripod could make a positive change in the sharpness of your images. With regard to genuinely well-defined images it makes sense to purchase a … Read more

8 Tips for Macro Photography From a Contest Winner

Today I just received that wonderful email I never thought I would see. To quote: “Congratulations! You won People’s Choice in Mushrooms and Toadstools Photo Challenge.” Yes, it totally made my day, and I’m supper happy. Following the big news, I was asked a few questions about my picture, which you can see it at the side. For educational purposes, I’m going to post this little interview below. It is good knowledge for macro photography. Where did you take this photo? I took this photo during an autumn photo-trip. I love to shoot pictures during the autumn, when the light and colors are at their best, so I try to plan out and make reservations for each year at the end of October. What time of day? Like I said, autumn light and colors are at their best. However, this does not mean that a photographer must stay with the … Read more

Canon Powershot A700 and A710 Digital Camera Review

The next step in Canon Powershot development after the 500 and 600 series, is the A700 series. The A700 model incorporates 22 shooting modes from fully automatic to fully manual to achieve optimum results for any photographic application. The new camera Canon Powershot A700 is also compatible with optional wide angle and telephoto lens converters, as well as a close-up lens and a wireless flash unit like its predecessors. The LCD screen goes larger to 2.5-inch (with Night Display and Grid Line Display), an improved direct printing function that permits greater flexibility in print settings. The number of effects included in the menu got some extra features: Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, and Vivid Red; lighter and darker skin tones, and positive film effects; colour accent setting turns all colours but the one selected by the user to monochrome (My Colors mode). Technical data of Canon Powershot A700 include: an 6x optical … Read more

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