tan2sie6's Articles http://www.a1articles.com en-us editorial@articlealley.com Basic Digital Video Aspects In Youth Sports Photography In the 1990s, additional digital formats came onto the editing scene. D3, a Panasonic® youth sports photography product, is a digital video format on a half-inch-wide tape, designed to compete in the digital domain as an economically feasible alternative... http://www.a1articles.com/basic-digital-video-aspects-in-youth-sports-photography-1637619.html 05th July 2010 Digital Photography - Photocopying One of the simplest yet most effective ways of producing prints from transparencies, photographic prints or 'video still' disk is a photocopying machine. Most large towns now have a photocopying centre with a variety of machines which will produce same-si... http://www.a1articles.com/digital-photography--photocopying-1471757.html 26th March 2010 Digital Photography - Fisheye Lenses Among all the lenses that are available the fisheye lens is low on most people's list of priorities. The uses of this lens are limited and it is rather expensive. Nevertheless, it can be highly effective in the right situation. It is sensible to hire a... http://www.a1articles.com/digital-photography--fisheye-lenses-1471756.html 26th March 2010 How to Find Good Places to Take Pictures There are many places where good pictures can be found, but it is easy to overlook them. Often they are camouflaged by their surroundings, or they need to be looked at from a different angle. Sometimes the chance of a picture appears suddenly, and if the ... http://www.a1articles.com/how-to-find-good-places-to-take-pictures-1471754.html 26th March 2010 How to Manipulate Polaroids Instant photographs from Polaroid cameras have the obvious advantage over traditional media that the picture can be seen within seconds. But Polaroid film also lends itself to a wide variety of manipulations. Many of these need no more than the camera, th... http://www.a1articles.com/how-to-manipulate-polaroids-1471752.html 26th March 2010 Digital Photography - Joiner Pictures Joiner pictures were made famous by the artist David Hockney. They consist of a cluster of images joined together by quite literally sticking them to a board. Almost any subject lends itself to this treatment. All that is needed is imagination and a good ... http://www.a1articles.com/digital-photography--joiner-pictures-1471750.html 26th March 2010 Digital Photography - Multiple Exposures A camera with a facility for multiple exposures - that is, taking more than one picture on the same piece of film -allows unusual images and in the right hands can give stunning effects. When planning a multiple image shot it is important to remember t... http://www.a1articles.com/digital-photography--multiple-exposures-1471747.html 26th March 2010 The Video Still Camera One of the newest innovations in photography is the video still camera. Unlike conventional cameras, the video still records an image on a small floppy disk, exactly like those used in personal computers. Each disk has the capacity to record up to 50 sepa... http://www.a1articles.com/the-video-still-camera-1471745.html 26th March 2010 The Going in Close Type of Pictures Pictures of people do not all have to be head and shoulders or full length. There are many other areas of the body that lend themselves to being photographed. Some of these pictures can be evocative and sensual. Others can be character studies, such as sh... http://www.a1articles.com/the-going-in-close-type-of-pictures-1462400.html 22nd March 2010 Shooting People in the Home Many people do not take pictures at home except on special occasions such as a birthday or Christmas. But there are many other times when opportunities for photographs present themselves, and often these can lead to excellent portraits. One advantage of t... http://www.a1articles.com/shooting-people-in-the-home-1462399.html 22nd March 2010 The Meaning of Outdoor Portraits Bright, sunny days offer good opportunities for taking portraits outdoors. But they can cause problems too. Bright sunlight can create harsh shadows. It can also make people screw up their eyes and squint, which looks most unattractive. To get round this ... http://www.a1articles.com/the-meaning-of-outdoor-portraits-1462389.html 22nd March 2010 Photographing People in Their Environment Photographing people in their own environment can be very rewarding, especially when you are on holiday. Generally strangers are only too willing to be in your shots - particularly if they are in an area where tourists are commonplace. However, if you wan... http://www.a1articles.com/photographing-people-in-their-environment-1462387.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Pictures in Poor Weather Poor weather does not have to deter you from photographing people. Sometimes it can actually add to and animate a photograph. But before taking your camera out in pouring rain, remember that cameras should not get wet. A camera that gets thoroughly soaked... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-pictures-in-poor-weather-1462385.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Shots in Holidays More photographs are taken on holiday than at any other time. Obviously there is an incentive to get good shots of family or friends, not to mention new and interesting buildings and scenes. There are a few points to remember before setting off: take p... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-shots-in-holidays-1462383.html 22nd March 2010 Shooting Mother and Child Pictures When photographing children it is often a good idea to include their mother. She is usually the closest person to the child and the best suited to allay its fears and put it at ease, and help it to adopt the best position. Use a photographer's eye to l... http://www.a1articles.com/shooting-mother-and-child-pictures-1462382.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Pictures of Babies and Young Children Photographs of young children can bring pleasure to many people, not only their parents and close relatives. The important thing to remember is that young children tire easily. Patience will be needed to get the best out of what might be a very brief p... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-pictures-of-babies-and-young-children-1462380.html 22nd March 2010 Children - Ideal Subjects For Photographs Children are ideal subjects for photographs, for many reasons. First, such pictures tell the story of their lives. From the moment they are born there is a visual record of their development which will not only be a pleasure to their parents and grandpare... http://www.a1articles.com/children--ideal-subjects-for-photographs-1462378.html 22nd March 2010 Taking a Shot of Children Playing Children play naturally, so play gives good opportunities for natural pictures. Even in a favourite game children may lose interest in a few minutes, so quick work is needed to capture a good expression or gesture. When working indoors, in the interest... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-a-shot-of-children-playing-1462358.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Shots of Older Children Younger children can soon get bored and restless when being photographed, but older children can be awkward in front of the camera from the start - especially when in their early teens. It is often better to photograph older children in a group rather tha... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-shots-of-older-children-1462355.html 22nd March 2010 Taking a Shot of Older People Taking pictures of older people can be very rewarding for the creative photographer. Often they will have aged in a way which reflects their working life. For instance, a person with an outdoor occupation is likely to have a tanned, lined face - unlike an... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-a-shot-of-older-people-1462353.html 22nd March 2010 The Meaning of Candid Shots Candid photography is when people are photographed in a natural or imposed way and may be unaware of the camera. Being prepared is essential - carry a camera at all times and have it ready for use. Since the opportunity for shots may occur when the light ... http://www.a1articles.com/the-meaning-of-candid-shots-1462350.html 22nd March 2010 Full Length Portraits Not all portraits of people need to be head and shoulders or full face. Sometimes the only way of achieving a good portrait is to photograph a person full length, and to include some of their environment. When choosing a viewpoint for full-length portr... http://www.a1articles.com/full-length-portraits-1462348.html 22nd March 2010 Portraits in the Studio There are many advantages to taking portraits in a studio. For a start, the photographer has total control of the lighting, and the choice of backgrounds and props. Also, depending on the type of photograph, make-up and dress can be specified or chosen an... http://www.a1articles.com/portraits-in-the-studio-1460247.html 22nd March 2010 Portraits - The Meaning of Props Props are items introduced into photographs that can either add something to the composition or tell us more about the person featured, perhaps providing information about a job or a hobby. Used successfully, props should enhance the picture without overp... http://www.a1articles.com/portraits--the-meaning-of-props-1460244.html 22nd March 2010 The Meaning of Formal Portraits Formal portraits do not mean that subjects have to sit or stand to attention so that they look stiff and uncomfortable. In the early days of photography when exposure times were measured in minutes people did have to sit very still to avoid blurring the p... http://www.a1articles.com/the-meaning-of-formal-portraits-1460238.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Pictures of Model Make-Up Taking spontaneous pictures of friends and relatives produces natural and pleasing results. The appeal may come from seeing them in an unexpected situation, pulling a face, or seeing something that makes their hair stand on end. But often when taking a sp... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-pictures-of-model-makeup-1460209.html 22nd March 2010 Taking Shots of Buildings at Night Buildings seen at night can often be far more evocative of a cityscape than they appear to be in daylight hours. Some cities, such as New York, literally throb at night and are lit for the great part by garish neon light which looks strangely fitting. ... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-shots-of-buildings-at-night-1454496.html 18th March 2010 Building Exteriors & Building Interiors Buildings Exteriors Sometimes it seems enough to simply stand in front of a great building, point the camera and press the shutter, especially if the building is so famous that there does not seem to be anything to add. In many cases this may be true, ... http://www.a1articles.com/building-exteriors--building-interiors-1454495.html 18th March 2010 Shooting Buildings - General Composition Buildings present the photographer with an inexhaustible supply of imagery. The most important part of photographing any building is the general composition. The weather can be perfect, the exposure correct and the time of day just right, but a badly-fram... http://www.a1articles.com/shooting-buildings--general-composition-1454494.html 18th March 2010 The Difference a Filter Makes Any accessory used while taking a photograph can enhance the final image; however, care must always be taken to ensure the images produced are effective. One of the least expensive and yet most important of accessories is a filter. Certain filters improve... http://www.a1articles.com/the-difference-a-filter-makes-1454490.html 18th March 2010 Shooting Landscapes - Time of Day Throughout the day the sun constantly changes position. In photographic terms this movement is more than one from east to west: any change in the sun will produce a different effect on any landscape. In the early morning and evening the sun will be quite ... http://www.a1articles.com/shooting-landscapes--time-of-day-1454489.html 18th March 2010 Random Basics Which You Should Know When the Light is Low Low light, whether due to the time of day or prevailing weather conditions, does not mean that good photographs cannot be taken. It is sometimes even possible to obtain more dramatic shots in low light than in brilliant sunshine. If the weather is misty o... http://www.a1articles.com/random-basics-which-you-should-know-when-the-light-is-low-1454488.html 18th March 2010 Taking Shots of Plants and Flowers Plants provide good material for the photographer. It is worth considering not only exotic plants but also more commonplace varieties. Apart from colour, texture plays an important part in a striking image. All plants look their best at a certain time of ... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-shots-of-plants-and-flowers-1454484.html 18th March 2010 Basics You Should Know When Shooting People If you study travel photographs you will be surprised at how often you can recognize the country, even a particular city, by looking at the people in the shots. This may be something as obvious as a shot of a guard outside Buckingham -Palace or a portrait... http://www.a1articles.com/basics-you-should-know-when-shooting-people-1454481.html 18th March 2010 Taking Shots of Buildings Buildings provide many opportunities for the photographer to create exciting and, in many ways, unusual images of scenes that are always present but which the majority of people pass by without noticing. Sometimes it is not always possible or indeed benef... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-shots-of-buildings-1454480.html 18th March 2010