Photography Just What Does It Mean?

Photography got its name from the Greek words “photos” which means light and “graphein” meaning to draw. The first person to use this term was the scientist Sir John Herschel in the year 1839. Thus, photography means the method or process of registering images with the aid of light , related radiation, on a medium that is made of sensitive materials. The first image During one summer day in the year 1827, the Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce was able to achieve the creation of the first image that was fixed by working on it for 8 hours. His compatriot, Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre on the other hand was able to lower exposure time to a period of less than 30 …

When Food And Photography Meet

Photographing food is probably one of the most challenging kinds of photography out there. It is considered difficult by most professional food photographers because there is a time constraint in the whole photo shoot. And since the marketability of the food itself depends primarily on how it is seen in print, food photographers should be well trained and skilled in order to come up with satisfying results. TIPS IN TASTEFUL FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY 1. Know your camera well. It is a must that you familiarize yourself with all its features and functions especially the basic operations like focus/auto focus, exposure compensation, white balance, image resolution and size, and flash modes operation. Know when to use these features in order to highlight …

Digital Photography Book You Will Need

Ben got interested in photography back in college. That time, students still had to load the camera with film and develop the pictures in the dark room. Ten years later, things have changed. Professional and amateur photographers have shifted to digital cameras. Since Ben was slow in terms of welcoming new technology, this individual decided to do some research first to know more about it. The bookstore will surely have a lot of books on this topic. After searching through the second shelf, there it was, publications on digital photography. Ben noticed that most of the books were written at the turn of the century. This is because manufacturers only released a complete line of these products after Y2K. There …

The Hidden Art of Digital Photography

Computers and cellular phones, mobility and microchips these are the trademarks of the world today. We live in a world continually changed by technology. Even the arts have continually changed due to technology. Think of it: from charcoal drawings to painting to photography to digital photography, we have come a long way in the visual arts. We have used various methods in capturing life and freezing time. New technology is continually being developed to make art easier and more fun. However, you should know that the art of digital photography is not as simple as aim and shoot. The art of digital photography needs skill in order to pull off properly. Although some people may reason out that digital photography …