All of us have used our phones to take photos–whether of our family, of a sunset, or of interesting sights along a walk or hike. But they don’t always turn out great, sadly. That’s simply because many of us aren’t familiar with our phone’s capabilities, or how to enhance a photo without overdoing it.
Every photographer makes mistakes at the start. It’s the process of learning! However, those beginning mistakes can be frustrating. If you’ve tried to capture special, once-in-a-lifetime moments, only to have the photo look boring or blurry, you know how terrible this can feel. But it’s not too late to learn! These overviews of beginning mistakes will teach you how to improve your photography and avoid common rookie errors.
With digital cameras, it’s easy to capture the majesty of a mountain skyline or a spectacular sunset. All you have to do is digitally stitch them together into a panoramic photo. Sounds simple enough, right? Mostly, yes. But even digital panoramic photos can go wrong. Weird exposure differences and strange perspectives can still result from your smart phone. So how do you make your panorama turn out wonderfully using a smart phone?
Photos and documents cluttering your genealogy work space? We’ll show you how you can preserve–and even repair–your old photos to keep your memories around for future generations.
It’s inevitable. Sooner or later, you look back at photos and notice that some of your shots have blurred. Why does this happen? And more importantly, how can you stop it from happening? Read on to find the best way to stop your photos from blurring.
The holiday season is right around the corner! The fall colors are in full bloom and will be gone before you know it. By the time the holidays come around, including Halloween, most of the fall colors have disappeared and it has…
The iPhone camera has been considered the most advanced smart phone camera available on the market and it has maintained that reputation with the new camera found on the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. There are many hidden or less-known features…
Whether you’re just starting your family history, or you find yourself climbing through mountains of genealogy documents, it’s a great idea to create a system to organize your family history. Try some of the following ways:
You’ve probably seen photographers using tripods as they frame a beautiful sunset, stand in a blizzard, or simply set up a family portrait. But excess camera equipment can be bulky to carry around, and expensive to buy. So do you really need a tripod? The answer is yes, a tripod is worth the investment if you plan to regularly shoot the following situations…
Whether taking pictures to record family history, learn a new skill, or just for fun, there are guidelines every budding photographer can follow to get the best results from their photos.