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How To : Correct lens distortion in Photoshop

Barrel distortion is a lens effect which causes images to be "inflated". Barrel distortion is associated with wide angle lenses and typically occurs at the wide end of a zoom lens. In this video tutorial you will learn how to correct the lens distortion in Photoshop.

How To : Use the Olympus FE-240 digital camera

The Olympus FE-240 is a pocket sized digital camera. What marks this camera out as a little bit different to the rest is the fact it has a longer than standard 5x zoom lens. This is quite rare for these smaller compacts. The FE-240 is an eight megapixel model. Watch this video ...more

How To : Use the Sony DSC W55 digital camera

The Sony DSC W55 is a compact, pocket sized digital camera. With seven megapixels and a three times optical zoom lens. This is a straightforward camera and also has a viewfinder. Watch this video to learn how to use it.

How To : Use the Canon Powershot A460 digital camera

The Canon Powershot A460 is a relatively inexpensive digital camera. It is aimed at someone looking for a point and shoot digital camera who does not want to break the bank. It has five megapixels and a four times optical zoom lens. Watch this video to learn how to use it.

How To : Eliminate dust spots on a Canon EOS camera

David Newton from Canon Professional Network teaches you how to eliminate dust spots on a Canon EOS camera. The Canon EOS has a self-cleaning sensor to help eliminate dust from it. You need a lens of 50 mm or longer for this to work properly. If you have a zoom lens, set it to ...more

News : So You Just Bought Your First DSLR. Now What?

Moving up from a point and shoot to a digital single lens reflex camera is a big step. And actually, a DSLR can be a better buy than a new point and shoot, many of which rival the prices of entry level or used DSLRs. Keep in mind when you buy a new body, the lenses are the mos ...more

How To : Tell when to harvest to marijuana plants

When growing medical marijuana you need to know when to harvest to get the best product. This will tell you how. For this you need two things; scissors and 30-100x zoom lens microscope with a built in light on it. When you think that your plants are getting close to harvest t ...more

How To : Buy a used or second-hand camera lens

First of all you have to search for a reputed dealer. Then ask him all necessary questions like what sort of lenses shall fit in your camera, what shall be the size of the lens to fit in your camera. If you are going to purchase it online then you have to ask whether the surfa ...more

How To : Shoot zoo or wild life photography

NikonDifferent of Nikon shows you how to shoot zoo/ wild life photography (particularly with a Nikon d40 as an example with a zoom lens with Vibration Reduction), given the fact that animal enclosures are usually set up to give the animals space. You'll want to limit your visi ...more

News : Jupiter and Venus Rising Before the Sun

Right now, Jupiter and Venus are rising in the early morning hours just before dawn. I went outside on the morning of the 4th of July and saw Jupiter and Venus right next to each other with the Pleiades (The Seven Sisters) just above them and knew that the next morning I was g ...more

How To : Setup and configure the Brevis 35mm Lens Adapter

This is a hands-on video tutorial that addresses the basic setup and configuration of a Cinevate Brevis 35mm Lens Adapter. We demonstrate this using the Brevis on a Panasonic HVX200 mounted on Zacuto rods and baseplate. The advent of affordable 35mm Lens Adapter systems have ...more

How To : Take and share photos on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to take and share photos on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mob ...more

How To : Successfully Create A Panorama With Your Camera

Have you ever wondered how to successfully create a panorama with your camera? What is a Panorama? A Panorama is a big image that has a very wide field of view, a Panorama is created by merging a sequence of photos taken adjacent to each other from the same origin, simulatin ...more

How To : Understand focal length on your photo camera

This instructional photography video explains and shows the difference in zoom lenses' focal lengths. This basic demonstration uses a Nikon professional photo camera to exhibit the various zoom lenses, and provides examples of its photographic capabilities. Watch this video an ...more

How To : Choose the right camera lens

When choosing a camera lens, use a telephoto lens for a zoom or a wide-angle lens for a broader view, which allows photographers to fit more of a subject into a photo. Choose the right lens for a specific photo with the tips in this free instructional video on photography tips ...more

News : Bare essentials for poor-ish filmmakers

Equipment list for the low budget crowd Let's assume you have a script (not just an idea) and have gotten your pre production out of the way. These are both incredibly important and should not be taken lightly, especially when you have no budget. So you have an awesome film a ...more

News : Easy! Cell Phone Camera Macro Mod (5X Zoom)

Hack N Mod offers an incredibly simple cell phone camera mod that delivers striking results. All you need is a lens from an old DVD player and you can magnify your zoom by five times. "You’ll find the lens directly under the disk tray. If you’ve just upgraded to Blu-Ray, now ...more

News : Timelapse Footage of a Moonrise

This is a really quick video I took of a moonrise last year. It has been sped up by a factor of 8 and was taken using a 2600 mm equivalent lens (75 times zoom for a 35 mm lens). The mountain it is rising over is about 40 miles away. I feel that moonrises and moonsets are comp ...more

How To : Properly focus your video camera

This video shows you how to properly focus your video camera. Usually cameras have two focusing modes, manual and automatic. Despite the sophistication of modern cameras and their auto focusing modes, manual focusing still gives the person operating the camera the most control ...more

How To : Get sharp images in low light w/ a digital camera

In this tutorial, we learn how to get sharp images in low light w/ a digital camera. If you are wanting to take quality pictures indoors but don't have great lighting, there is still a way to make your pictures turn out great. First, you will need to take a camera with a long ...more

HowTo : Make a 50¢ Macro Lens

Forget splurging on a fancy digital camera. All you need to do is attach a lens from a pair of dollar store reading glasses, and you'll get your macro shot. From Sean Lee, how to make a fifty cent macro lens. Before After Previously, Easy! Cell Phone Camera Macro Mod (5X Zo ...more

How To : Use the Nikon Coolpix S10 digital camera

The Nikon Coolpix S10 is a super zoom digital camera with a compact body size. Main attractions include a lens that rotates through two hundred and seventy degrees. This can help you when shooting at difficult angles. Watch this video to learn how to use it.

News : Creating the Cosmos With Ink, Paint & Water

Artist Pery Burge uses water, paint and ink to create images that look like they might have been captured by the Hubble Telescope or under the super-zoom of a powerful microscope. "I use a Canon EOS 500D digital camera with EF100mm F2.8 macro lens and Speedlite 420EX flash, a ...more

How To : Use vignettes with Lightroom

This video tutorial is in the software category where Kerry Garrison will show you how to use vignettes with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. By this you can remove the dark corners in a photo created by some zoom lenses. Select the photo, kick in the vignettes and fade out the corn ...more

HowTo : Build Your Own DIY SuperMacro Lens

Via WonderHowTo World, Cinematography: Lozzless demonstrates how to make a diy cheap macro lens with working aperture for his Canon 5D Mark II, coined the "SuperMacro". According to Hack a Day, "The process involves fashioning a connector ring from a lens cap, modifying an ...more

How To : Use the camera of the Nokia N97

This video will show you how to use the camera of Nokia N97. To use the camera of Nokia N97: Turn on the camera and open the lens cover or press the Capture key. In your view finder, you can see: Exit icon, Camera icon, Flash icon ,Expand Toolbar and Options icon. Tap the scre ...more

News : Canon's 5D Mark II Invades Hollywood

Since its release three years ago, Canon's EOS 5D Mark II has been the most sought out digital SLR for photographers everywhere. But it's also becoming a favorite amongst cinematographers, thanks to its compact size and high-def video recording mode, seeing action in everythin ...more

News : Zooming Into Sand

Incredible. There's a type of sand (found only on the small Okinawan island of Iriomote) in which each grain resembles a tiny star. And I never would have known, if it hadn't been for blogger Jason Kottke's pal Mouser. Mouser collects sand from all around the world, and then d ...more

News : Can Your Camera Take 48,000 Foot Wide Photos?

Apparently the Canon 7D can (with a little help from GigaPan, of course). Via WonderHowTo World, Canon EOS 7D: "Canon's 7D is yet again changing the game as part of a mind-boggling year in DSLR, filmmaking and photography history! GigaPan's Robotic Mount has created the Wor ...more

News : DIY Peekfreak Cameras Made with Household Rubbish

Peekfreak is a collaborative project between industrial designer Wai Lam and photographer Yann Huey, both hailing from Malaysia. The aim of the project is create experimental cameras made from household junk (such as plastic food containers, discarded bicycle parts, and floppy ...more

SHOT on 7D : World's Largest Panoramic Photo

via Wired World's Largest Panoramic Photo is Bigger than 1200 Billboards Below is 45 gigapixels of Dubai. Canon's 7D is yet again changing the game as part of a mind-boggling year in DSLR, filmmaking and photography history! GigaPan's Robotic Mount has created the Worlds L ...more

How To : Create an explosive color swath in Photoshop

This video will help you learn how to create an Explosive rainbow color swath in Photoshop. First open a new file, keep the width 845, height 475, RGB color mode and white background. In the file select dark gray for the complete document. Go to filters, select distort in it a ...more

News : 10 Photography Tips for Mastering Your Camera Phone

If you're always taking blurry and underexposed pics with your mobile device, try using some of the tips below to turn your phone into a valuable photography asset. It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android smartphone, or even a first-gen camera phone... you can still t ...more

How To : Use the camera on a LG KU990 Viewty cell phone

With the LG KU990 Viewty, you can take and view a crystal clear photo. Packed with high-quality camera features, this camera phone enables you to capture a high-definition image using a 5 MP camera lens certified by Schneider-Kreuznach and edit your photo on a large, clear, 3- ...more

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