Essentials of Photography – How to Avoid Blurry Pictures

Taking blurry pictures is one of the most common mistakes made by photographers. It’s not just a problem for casual snappers, even serious photographers get focussing wrong sometimes. There’s nothing worse than taking a great photograph and realising it’s blurred when you later view it. Sharp pictures always look fantastic, and it’s worth a little extra effort each time you press the shutter button to ensure focussing is right. Continue reading

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An Overview of Digital Cameras

Digital cameras are amazing gadgets. Just like film cameras, these devices are able to capture and store images. Although similar in many ways, there are certain things you can do on a digital camera that is just not possible with its older counterpart. The digital version allows us to view, save, delete and edit captured images. If you are not satisfied with a picture you took, you can simply delete it to save memory. You cannot do that on a film camera. Most models can even capture sounds and videos. Since these devices use memory cards, the number of pictures & videos that it can hold is only limited by the capacity of the card. As soon as the memory card is full, just insert an empty card and you are good to go. There are two types of digital cameras, Digital Point-and-Shoot cameras and Digital SLR’s. Let us discuss this a little further to see the differences between the two types. Continue reading