Posts Tagged ‘Digital Photographs’

Digital Photography: Passion and Hobby Becomes Art

January 1st, 2012 3 comments

Photography is an interesting hobby. It eases your mind and soul and brings out the creative instinct in you. But this art gets more and more interesting when done with the use of a digital camera. It also introduces one into the world of digital photography. Here age, sex or skill does not matter. There was a time when people hesitated to get into the hobby of digital photography, the basic problem being the investment, but now, the time has changed and people have seriously started Digital Photography as their hobby. Do you like to be one such person?

All that matters is your passion for the art of digital photography.

Process of Digital Photography

The process of Digital Photography is a chain that starts from the shooting of images and ends with the display of the photographs. In the digital world, it is the image that forms the key element. And the picture quality of the image is determined by its resolution. The resolution in turn is the number of horizontal and vertical pixels on an image. Therefore resolution is the key factor that decides how big you can print your image or how much of it can be cropped.

Steps involved in Digital Photography

In order to understand how the digital camera suitably fits into the system of Digital Photography it is necessary to understand the steps involved in making digital photographs.

First Step: Input of Images

The input device in a computer is probably the keyboard. However, in Digital Photography the input devices are those that capture the images.

Digital Still Camera – It shoots images in a digital format.
Digital Video camera – It can capture images like a digital still camera.
Video cameras – It captures images onto a video format.

Second Step: Processing the Digital Photograph

Digital photographs can be stored onto your PC after they are taken. They can be then edited using in whatever way you want using the photo-editing program, Adobe Photoshop. Here the options are endless.
Few ways by which you can process your images

1.Crop parts of the image that you feel unnecessary and highlight the main frame.
2.If you wish to post the photos on the Web then trim down the number of pixels in the image so as to make it smaller.
3.Use filters to give the images the look of an oil painting, watercolor or the look of your desire.
4.You can stitch-up multiple frames in a single frame to create a landscape effect.
5.For a 3D stereo effect or an animated image merge two images and you can display this on the Web.
6.To improve the images make slight alterations in brightness and contrast.
7.Mish mash the images to create a photo medley.

Third Step: The final output, the Photograph

In Digital Photography there are many ways through which you can display and share the photographs you have taken.

Some of the well-known ways are as follows

1.Just e-mail the digital photographs to your friends or to family members.
2.Post the digital photos to the Web Service that will allow printing the digital photographs on T-shirts, mouse pads, posters and even on cakes.
3.Add the digital photographs to a word processing program or to the desktop of your PC so as to publish it as a document.
4.Mail the digital photographs on a Website or onto a Photo network.

John Darby

Digital Photography Software

December 18th, 2011 No comments

Digital cameras are used for many events and special occasions. To transfer our favorite pictures from the camera to the computer we need to use special software that will facilitate this. This software is known as digital photography software, and you will find many varieties of it available on the market.

This digital photography software can sometimes be found with the digital camera that you buy. In the digital photography software there are various items to be found. These different programs will allow you to manipulate the pictures that you have taken when they are finally on your computer.

There are different types of digital photography software that can be found and used. You will need to make sure that all of the features in the software work properly before you download any of your stored images. The software can be ZoomBrowser EX 5.1, ArcSoft PhotoStudio, PhotoStitch and ImageBrowser 5.1 among the many varieties.

There are different types of digital camera software that you can use for Windows computers and ones for Mac computers. A few of these differences are found in the browser programs. The ImageBrowser 5.1 is to be used with Mac computers and it allows you to view, archive and manage your digital photographs. This is true for the Windows version, the ZoomBrowser 5.1.

To make these many different types of digital photography software work you will need access to device drivers. These drivers that you must have in your computer’s hardware should be TWAIN for Windows 98/2000. For Windows ME you should have WIA installed.

Besides these digital photography software you also need to have a Picture Transfer Protocol or a PTP on your computer. This Picture Transfer Protocol provides the support that you need for your digital camera to connect to any Windows XP (SP1 – 2) or Mac OS X (v10.1.5 – 10.3). With this transfer protocol you don’t need to look for the various requirements that are needed for device driver installation.

By looking at these various digital photography software you can gain an idea of the types of software that you will need to buy. The different kinds of software that is available today should not be that expensive.

You will however need to see if these various programs are compatible with your computer and your digital camera. The various features that are found with digital photography software, allows the camera enthusiast to create the masterpieces that they want.


Photography Software: -photography Editing Software of Basic Nature!

October 7th, 2011 No comments

A revolution has taken place in the photography world. That revolution is of course digital photography. Digital photography has totally changed the way professionals and amateurs alike go about photography. This is thanks to the numerous advantages and options digital photography gives us.
For more details go to: one of the most important of all has to be the ability to edit digital photographs with digital photography software on your PC.
Nowadays there is lots of different photography editing software packages available. Each software package attempts to fit the needs and wants of a particular demographic of people. For this reason deciding on which digital photography software to use is harder than ever.

You need to ask yourself what exactly you need in your software. For instance a considerable number of amateurs out there just want something quick and simple to use, they don’t want to spend weeks or months figuring out how to use their software and they don’t want to pay a fortune for it either.

One kind of photography editing software available focuses on providing tools specifically created with the artistically minded photographers in mind. These software programmers are generally not sophisticated enough for most professionals, but there tools can prove very useful to a lot of the more artistically minded amateur photographers out there.

Photography software that covers only the basics

Most people buy digital photography editing software of a more basic nature. It is common for these basic programmers to include options such as redeye removal, resizing and cropping options, your general printing options and some other photo editing effects.

Also it is not uncommon for some of these basic programmers to allow you to add some basic filters to your photos and even maybe the option to turn your photos into black-and-white etc. Each basic program is bound to have a few simple options that its rivals don’t have, but for the most part they will cover the same general basic functions.

The key difference about these options in basic digital photography software as opposed to these options in professional digital photography software, is that in the basic photography software these options will give you limited control and will be more automated, making it easier for you, but at the same time limiting what you can do with the software.

If you just want to get started with some really basic editing software, by doing a Google search for something like “free digital photography software” you will find there are a number of free applications available.
For can visit to: If you are just starting out, these programmers may well be perfect for you, but if you have any editing experience you are more than likely to find these applications too basic.

Now if you’ve been using basic photography software for some time, it’s more than likely that you are starting to get a little fed up with its limitations. Now is the time to make a point of making notes of what editing options are letting you down in your current software and what editing tools are currently vacant in your application.

Once you’ve done this, you will be able to search on the net for the photography editing software that fits your needs and wants. Also don’t forget you can check offline photography magazines and other sources for reviews etc.

Remember that with the more complex and complete software packages you may have to put some time aside to learn how to use them and you will also have to pay a lot more for them.

Shilpa Singh