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How to Fix Red Eye in Your Photos?

Red-eye. The family photographer's worst enemy. How many of your holiday photographs have been ruined by the red-eyed monster? Red eye is a common problem for almost any photographer who uses a flash. Thankfully this red eye problem is easy to predict and can be prevented with just a little bit of preparation. The Causes of Red Eye Essentially red eye is caused by the light reflecting off the inside of the person's pupil and back to the camera. To better understand how this works, you have to first understand how the pupil of a person's eye works. The pupil is the part of the eye that expands and contracts to let in different amounts of light to enter the eye. This helps your eyes to adjust to bright days or low light situations such as taking a walk by moonlight. When a flash photo is taken in a low-light situation, the pupil cannot close quickly enough to block the light, so the flash jumps all the way to the back of the eye and fires back at the camera. This is also why you see spots when someone flashe...


Intro to Photo Exposure

A picture is an instant in time created by the result of hundreds of tiny details merging together. The length of time that instant lasts can be measured by the exposure of the photograph, and this exposure has an immeasurable impact on the final outcome of the image. Like every good photographer, you'll need to understand how to manipulate the exposure to get the results you want and with a little practice you'll soon understand the theory behind it. What is Exposure? Put simply, exposure is the length of time a sensor or piece of film is given to absorb light. Long exposures will end in very bright, washed out images, while short exposures will lead to dark and muddy prints. The amount of available light has a major impact on exposure, however in almost any situation it is possible to over or under expose a photograph. What Does Exposure Do? Exposure affects a variety of factors in your picture. Most obviously, the length of a photograph's exposure will control how dark or light it turns out. If you're ...


Best 6 Tips You Must Know To Get Good Photos

A lot of us really do not have the expertise we would like to for taking photos which are really worth exhibiting in picture frames on our office desktops. However, digital cameras are getting better and better, allowing everybody to take excellent snapshots. After all, most digital cameras available today are point-and-shoot models that do all the work for you, from face recognition to identifying on their own whether or not a flash is needed. Even so, you can get better at taking pictures if you acquire some know-how, as well as a bit of exposure to your camera. Get hold of your digital camera and take a peek at the hints below which will be sure to improve your pictures. • Make eye contact with the subject to get a more engaging photo. Hold your camera at the subject's eye level and you will notice that you obtain a much more memorable shot. When shooting pictures of kids or pets, get down to their level. This looks much more pleasant than photographs which are looking down on the main focus of the ...


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