High Quality Digital Photography
Digital Photography starts with the basics and, hopefully, you've taken the first important step of reading my Introduction to Colour Management?
Now it's time to get down to a little of the more exciting nitty-gritty...
You see, it's so easy for everybody to be a snapper these days; high quality digital cameras are readily available with a trip to any photographic or department store on the high street.
You'll be starting to get the idea by now though, that I am here to steer you away from that just another snapper status.
I thoroughly recommend you start right at the beginning...
In a brand new article, I address perhaps the most fundamental question on digital imaging, "What is a Pixel?".
From there, I take a look at some other major factors I think you should consider.
As well as looking at the mechanics of digital files and photography, I discuss areas I think you'll find interesting on the theoretical side too.
If you're looking for practical tips on how to create better photographs, you'll find some good advice from Neil Howe at the Digital Photography Bureau.
Among these pages, I discuss some of the main considerations when purchasing and using your equipment of choice, starting right here with "What is a Megapixel?
I hope you'll find the article useful in understanding one of the most prominent pieces of digital jargon, from where you can then move onto reading about the
difference in megapixels.
Don't worry, none of it's complicated.
It's just a matter of reading through some simple steps to cut through the jargon and get straight onto the extra mile — a higher level of understanding.
If you feel like you can offer help and advice on choosing the best digital camera, I have even constructed a new
where you can do just that!
Need to brush up on your jargon?
My Terminology page forms a comprehensive glossary, describing over fifty terms.
If you feel that something is missing, you can even make a request to add to it by using the comments form!
The next key step is to find out why, in my opinion, the
RAW File Format
is the only way to go in digital photography.
By the way, if you're selecting a black and white shooting mode on your camera, it's time to stop and read my number one
Black and White Photography Tip.
I know you're eager for more material; while I'm busy preparing new articles, perhaps you would like to get a handle on
It's one of the pieces I've written under the
heading — a topic that's relevant here too and throughout your workflow...
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