How To Capture Vacation Memories Through Pictures

Word Count: 477 Summary: Some view life as a collection of memories and whether or not this is true is not the purpose of this article. However, we will say that you will definitely want to save your vacation memories on film, whether by photos or video, rather than just your memory. Going back to look at pictures after a cruise can take you back to those great feelings and help you remember some of the moments you may have forgotten. Here are some useful tips whether you are new to photography o… Keywords: photos, pictures, holiday video Article Body: Some view life as a collection of memories and whether or not this is true is not the purpose of …

10 Tips when traveling by car with Children

With the rising costs of airfares and the increasing time it takes to get through security at the airports; more and more families are deciding to travel by car for their vacation. Most of us with young children are returning to the days we grew up in where we traveled most places by car with our parents. We started asking other friends for how they make the trip go easier and how they beat the “Are we there yets?”, here’s ten tips to help your car vacation go a lot easier: 1. Decide do your kids do better in the early morning or evening hours for traveling? Which ever it is plan your travel to match, for this us our …

A Beginners Guide To Choosing A Digital Camera

Digital photography is no longer a ‘new thing’. Digital photography has flourished of late and for good reason. Gone are the days when taking your holiday snaps required buying a film, taking pictures in the hope that at least half would develop and then tripping down top the processor after your holiday or sightseeing. Now there is a multitude of options from the expensive to inexpensive that allow you to take your pictures, view the results and decide which pictures to save for future printing on your home PC or delete as unsatisfactory. All the former big boys in the camera market, such as Canon, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus and Fuji now have digital cameras to suit every pocket and every …

5 Card Poker Shots

There is nothing like being young. And there is nothing like being young and bored on a Saturday night. Especially when you are in college, and get together with your buddies who are also bored on a Saturday night. That is usually a formula for life long memories that will be anything but boring! When you are in college, it is pretty inevitable that you will find yourself strapped for cash. That’s not to say that you won’t still find yourself drinking, playing poker, or both! It’s funny how it works out that you will not have money to eat or play in a real cash poker game, but you will always find some liquor in the house. (Or will …

History of the Camera

The camera and photography are an important part of the communication history of the world. The history of the camera is indelibly linked to the understanding and development of optics. Optics is the study of physical properties of light in terms of generation and transmission and the use of lenses and mirrors to understand these properties. It is an important branch of physics. The basic principles of optics were known as early as the 4th century BC and Greek philosophers are credited with the development of this knowledge. 16th Century German scientist Johannes Kepler known for his study of astronomy and optics is often referred to as the founder of modern optics. He used the simple pinhole camera (invented many …

What Should Your Look for in a New Camera?

If you are embarking on a hobby or even a professional career in photography, you have a multitude of models and features to choose from. Instead of getting lost in the sea of choices or getting stuck with the wrong model, you can base your decision on certain features that cater to the specific requirements that you have. Your choice of a camera can be narrowed down based on a few key evaluation criteria. The parameters discussed here will serve as a simple guideline to help you put into perspective the features that you might like to have in your camera system. These parameters are discussed at 2 levels: -Based on degree of functional use of available features -Based on …

Specialized Styles of Photography

Photography is an all encompassing term used for all types of image capture but there are in fact distinct variations in the manner in which photography is approached in different genres. Different genres of photography require a different style and perspective. The techniques used by photographers vary based on the subject, the situation and the end use of the image or scene. Photography has always been considered an art and a creative process. This creativity is enhanced by the availability of camera features that make possible a wide range of ideas and styles. Outlined below is a list of genres that call for specialized treatment in the process of creating outstanding photographs. These thematic approaches will be discussed in detail …