Five Reasons Why Your Brand New Camera is Making you a Worse photographer


My Father has just bought a new car and, with great relish and commitment, has spent the last few weeks poring over car magazines, drooling over spec sheets and basking in the utopian drivel pedalled in the car brochures! It was in one of these that I noticed a whole page devoted to the optional CONTINUE

What is a DNG file?

Remember VHS tapes? Or better yet – Betamax? And how about all those floppy disks that used to hold your precious files? Technologies can blow in one day and out the next littering the landscape with beloved memories locked away on obsolete equipment. So how does this relate to photography? You probably have grandma’s photo CONTINUE

What is a CR2 File?

What is a CR2 file? New Canon users might be a bit perplexed when they download their photos from their camera to their computers and see files with an extension of .cr2. Just what is a .cr2 file? It’s Canon’s proprietary file extension for its RAW images coming directly out of the camera. Think of CONTINUE

How to Open a DNG File

How to open a .DNG file A .DNG file is a digital RAW negative file developed by Adobe and released in 2004. While not everyone might not be familiar with it, your computer should have no problem opening up its contents. Obviously any product in the Adobe imaging family should be able to open a CONTINUE

How to Post Large Groups

How to Pose Large Groups  Line ‘em up!  That might work for class photos or a team photo of the New York Yankees, but a group photo of 10 or more people doesn’t have to staid and static.  Use a little ingenuity and planning and you can have visually pleasing shot that will make everyone CONTINUE