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The CCD camera or the Charge Coupled Device camera was invented by Willard Boyle and George Smith in the year 1969. This revolutionary invention has altered the future of photography in many ways. Today these are quickly replacing the film based cameras. It has transformed huge and expensive equipme
People just getting started with digital photography might wonder what ISO means for cameras. While most people know how aperture and shutter speed will effect the light coming into their camera, few people understand the importance of ISO for cameras. This article will define ISO in an easy to unde
Lens filters are used to change the way light or colors are recorded by the camera. They can be used on digital cameras or SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) cameras by simply holding them or attaching them in front of the lens. There are two common types of filters that most photographers will find useful in
Photographing jewelry for a catalog or for sale on a website can be done using a light box. The diffused lighting created by a light box allows the photographer to isolate jewelry pieces in an uncluttered background and show off the item. Light boxes can be made at home, giving the photographer the
If you are already a fan of PowerShot cameras, this will be "preaching to the choir." However, if you happen to be looking for an excellent all-in-one camera, the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS may just be the perfect fit for your pocket.
Small-business owners in various professions are often faced with issues regarding management of finances. It is sometimes difficult to figure out a system of tracking finances that will work for a given profession. Photographers may find it difficult to track finances related to their business, esp
Mettler Toledo scales run the gamut between small, point-of-sale scales like those used in grocery stores to drive-on weight scales for shipping companies. While each scale uses different methods of gaining measurements, they all must be calibrated and set to zero. This process allows accurate readi
Food photography is a team effort. This article explores the many tricks and techniques that chefs, food photographers and food stylists use when photographing food and products to make the pictures look appetizing enough to make your mouth water.
The white balance feature employed by digital cameras negates most color added by external filters attached to your lens. However, there are several types of filters that still work and should be included in your camera bag. Here is what you should have and why.
The Ricoh Caplio R7 is a bridge camera which features a 28-200mm zoom lens that can focus at distances as little as 1 cm. The lens itself retracts into the body for easy storage when not in use. However, the exposed front element of the Caplio R7 is just as prone to dust and grime as any other glass
When you ask people who the most important persons are in their lives, you will likely get a response that it's their mother, father, sibling, closest relative, spouse or children. It's not uncommon to get ...
Toilets can spray water from under the tank lid when the water inlet hose malfunctions, but they also create a more ominous spray from the bowl. University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba, an authority in the study of household pathogens, has discovered that toilets produce a fine spray of w