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Using Lens Corrections to Improve Image Quality

Lens corrections help offset imperfections present in nearly every camera image. These might include darkening near the corners of the frame, otherwise straight lines appearing curved, or color fringes near edge detail. Even though these often aren't obvious in the original photo, the benefits of their removal almost always are. However, lens corrections...

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21
Moon & Night Calculator for Photography

Planning is more important than ever with moon, night and astrophotography, in part because the desired conditions may only arise a few times a year. The following calculator can be used for guidance.

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21
Sunrise & Sunset Calculator for Photography

Planning when to be on location for the right light can make a tremendous difference in your photography. Use this tool to understand when twilight starts and ends, along with where and when the sun will rise and set.

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21
Making the Most of Natural Light in Photography

Paying more attention to light is perhaps the single most important step you can take to improve your photography. With many landscapes, having good natural lighting can even be more important than the choice of subject itself. Different types of natural light can also produce a wide variety of subject appearances — even though these all have the...

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21
Cameras vs. The Human Eye

Why can't I just point my camera at what I'm seeing and record that? It's a seemingly simple question. It's also one of the most complicated to answer, and requires delving into not only how a camera records light, but also how and why our eyes work the way they do. Tackling such questions can reveal surprising insights about our everyday perception...

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21
Tips on Digital Photo Restoration

Digital photo restoration can work miracles by turning a faded old family portrait into an image of seemingly modern quality. Alternatively, this process can work in reverse to give a photograph a timeless feel. Performing either of these transformations yourself is not as difficult as it may seem — you just need to know which restoration tools to use.

Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21

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