You can view your shots in the little screen at the back of the camera, of course, but that will not make them justice.
You have taken the picture and the camera has a beautiful image in the viewfinder. That image now has to be stored somewhere. The image sensor can capture pictures but it cannot store them.
Digital image files carry a great deal more information than just technical data to reproduce the image. When the camera shoots the image pixels are stored, but also information such as the date, type of camera and camera settings.
Your digital camera stores the image data in a file and, just like computer files, there are different file formats. it is good to have a notion of what each one is. Your camera might allow a choice of formats … Continue reading
The terms pixel and megapixel pop everywhere when talking about digital photography. Surely you know by now about the direct relationship between megapixels and price – the more megapixels, the higher the price – and camera manufacturers seem particularly keen … Continue reading
Photo processing software and more modern digital cameras often display histograms. Do you wonder what are those? A histogram is a graphic that represents brightness in the horizontal axis and the number of pixels in the vertical axis. If you … Continue reading
Although you can shoot almost everything in a public place, ask permission to photograph strangers. Not everyone likes having their photography taken. Museums may not let you take pictures inside. Wherever someone is performing, a theater or concert, they may … Continue reading
If you don’t already have your own digital camera, choosing the right one for the kind of photos you want to take is important. Choice will be almost certainly restricted by the money you can splurge on it. But money … Continue reading
Discover how to make the most of your digital camera, from the best tips for taking perfect pictures through to using the right software to make great photos even better! Continue reading