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  1. Improve your pictures in a few simple steps, Part 3 Focus - 1

    Improve your pictures in a few simple steps

    PART 3



    Improving Focus 1-2


    Improving focus and composition (as we discussed in part 1 and 2), are probably the areas in photography with the most impact and immediate gratification. For the most part, these are also the two areas that can greatly improve your pictures regardless of the camera you are using by following a few simple steps.

    In this part, we concentrate on focus. ...
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  2. A New Beginning by Andrea Reid

    This Book "A New Beginning" ..
    is about the story of my childhood and what I had to endure growing up in a foreign country. It is about the trials and tribulations a small child had to suffer and never once complain about.
    It contains a great deal of graphic details of things that were done to me and of the thought and emotions I had to go through. It contains my life story of when we reached the shores of Australia to the time I was 21 and was married. It will bring you ...

    Updated 06-26-2010 at 10:31 PM by crashdive123

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  3. Improve your pictures in a few simple steps - Part 2

    Part 2 of Composition

    Leading lines

    What the heck are leading lines, you ask? Well those are not really lines, but more naturally occurring features in a picture or scene that function as lines. Power lines are obvious, but also a road, a path, a waterway of some sort, a line of trees or plants, or anything else that resembles a “line”. The line doesn’t have to be a continuous one, it could be a row of puddles, nor does it have to be real obvious, like a valley seen ...
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  4. Improve your pictures in a few simple steps - Part 1

    Most, if not all, of us take pictures regardless of our level of interest in pictures, our skill level, or complexity of our equipment. In this article, I like to point out a few easy to follow tips and tricks to improve our pictures. No need for fancy equipment. The simple tips and tricks we discuss here, can improve any picture regardless of the equipment. To put it formally, how to create a photograph as opposed to “taking a picture”. What do I mean by that? Taking a picture is more or less that ...
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  5. Sarge's "Survival Kit."

    Okay, this is not going to impress some of you, but that's the way it is. My idea of a "Survival Kit" is an overall. comprehensive system that starts at the top of your head & ends at the soles of your feet. Here's what I'm talking about:

    You consist of 3 elements: Body, Mind, & Spirit! Let's start with these 3 elements!

    YOUR SPIRIT: is "the will to live." Also called "the instinct of self-preservation;" without this you die! ...
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