Taking Better Photos Through Glass

Have you ever been on a bus or train and you see the perfect view ahead of you, but when you try to take a picture, it is a disaster?  Maybe it is blurry, or that oil smudge from someone’s head is not only gross, but also now captured in your photo.  If you are…

The Magic of Lightroom

I know I’ve been a major fan of HDR on here but I have a new favorite slipping in: Adobe Lightroom.  Although I love photography, I can be a little slow to catch onto what is the latest rage.  I plan on sharing a lot more on here about before and afters along with how-tos,…

Creating Black and White Photos with a Pop of Color

Creating an image with a pop of color is actually a lot simpler than you may think.  I am using Adobe Photoshop 10, but I believe this works in versions 7 and up.  Here is how you achieve it. 1. Select a photo with color that will pop from the black and white.  Look at…

Taking Photos at Night

Taking photos at night can be a frustrating experience.  The photo is way too dark.  Now it is blurry.  I tried the flash, but that just washed everything out.  What do I do?  Here are some tips for taking better photos in the dark. Change the ISO Even if you have a basic point and…