Whenever we are contemplating moving to a new area, we take a picture using that area’s natural surroundings to creatively spell out the name of the town we’re considering. Check it out… It’s now become one of our most unique traditions together!
Looking for free photos? Here are the BEST places to find free stock photos for your personal website, business website, online newsletters, and more!
A cell phone ring holder is a helpful and clever way to keep a grip on your smartphone at all times. A phone grip ring sticks securely onto most smartphones, tablets, and phone cases. And it folds completely flat when you’re not using it. It also helps with taking selfies, one-handed typing & texting, and taking action photos on the fly. I’ve used an iRing phone finger ring for years now and have gifted many of them too. See why everyone loves the iRing!
You may have seen them in photo departments, or been intrigued by the concept the first time you heard there was such thing as a disposable digital camera. But are disposable digital cameras worth it? Here are the pros & cons, plus reviews of disposable digital cameras (including waterproof disposable digital cameras).
Nothing beats the convenience of using a free photo prints app like FreePrints.com. You can get up to 85 free 4×6 prints each month (1,000 free prints per year). I’ve used this free prints app more than once — I like how convenient it is to order my own personal prints AND photo gifts for others. Their free photobooks also make adorable gifts for unique events & special occasions.
Did you know that you could put your own personal photos on U.S. postage stamps?… It’s true, you can create your own personalized photo stamps and use them for sending packages and letters to your friends and relatives. These also make great novelty items for wedding invitations & thank-you’s, birth announcements, and more!
There are lots of creative and useful gifts you could get the photographer on your list — even if they only take pictures casually or with their phone. Here are the best and most practical photo gifts, in my opinion.
Tips for taking the best kids Halloween costume photos. Simple ideas for parents and friends using digital cameras when taking Halloween photos.
Canon Powershot Elph is the best small camera I’ve owned! Here’s what I like best, a few things I don’t like, and some other compact digital cameras I’ve tried.
Tips to take your wildlife photography & backyard nature photos to the next level using whatever camera you have right now – even if it’s just a smartphone.
I have 2 regular digital photo frames, plus 1 large digital photo frame I made myself from an old laptop. Here’s how to put a photo slideshow on your laptop
Wondering which photo to use for your online dating profile? Here are 5 things to consider if you want to get the most responses from your online dating ad.
Unlike group photos, selfies are close up & personal. Different rules apply when taking selfies. Here are some unique examples and helpful selfie tips.
Since cameras and parties always go hand-in-hand anyway, these fun party ideas will be a welcomed sight at the party and you can bet that everyone will eagerly participate.
With the most basic digital photo frames costing $50 or less, they’re affordable, fun, and perhaps the perfect gift for some of the people on your list.
Tired of looking frumpy in photos? Good news: You can look great in photos simply by standing a certain way! I have some very specific tips to make your BODY look better in photos and your FACE look better in photos.
If the price of renting a photo booth makes you cringe, then make your own photobooth instead! Here are helpful videos and photobooth instructions to DIY.
If you’ve always wanted PhotoShop, but couldn’t afford it, now you can use PhotoShop for FREE! Adobe PhotoShop Express is their new online photo editing program. It’s got about 17 cool features, and lacks a couple too. But it’s great for free!
Save a ton on photo printing services simply by checking out PrintRates.com. If you print out your digital photos online (or even at local stores like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart), then you’ll LOVE this site because it compares the prices for all of the online photo printing sites — right in one place, and in a millisecond!
After years of using a Canon Digital Rebel D300 and loving it, I recently purchased a Nikon D80 digital camera. I considered buying the Canon XTI digital camera instead. Here’s what I’ve learned about each of these digital cameras.
Here are 2 free programs to recover deleted photos and files from your flash memory cards. Yep, now you can undelete and recover your lost photos once and for all!
Personalized Kleenex boxes like these would be great for weddings, nurseries, grandparents, pet lovers, vacation pictures, family & class reunions, etc. You a create a one-of-a-kind original using whatever colors, photographs, and text you wish. Have fun!
FD’s Flickr toys is one of the best sites around for enhancing and manipulating Flickr photos. For example, you can make your own fun and inspirational poster using the Motivator: Custom Poster Maker. Enjoy!
Make your own photo time capsule with just one disposable camera! Hint: Ever discover an old disposable camera lying around and wonder what’s on the film?…Been there, done that!
Here’s the latest scoop on Adobe’s new online photoshop program. Photoshop for FREE?… Yep!
For editing digital photos, Photoshop is great, but it’s not for everyone! Here are some photo editors that have received top ratings. Some are programs you can download or buy, others are available online for FREE! Pick one to remove red-eye, resize, crop, rotate, lighten, darken, or apply fun effects.
With the rise in digital photography, it’s easier than ever to accumulate hundreds… if not thousands of digital photographs! Whether you use a software program to organize your photos or not, here are some tips for keeping tabs on all of your digital photos.
How many pictures do YOU take daily?… weekly?… yearly? And what are you doing with all of those images? Here are some ideas…
Do you use SD cards? Here’s a fun idea to make use of an old credit card — or one of those ‘your name here’ fake cards you get in the mail from credit card companies. It’s an easy way to carry your SD memory card in your wallet!
The best tips for looking thinner in the pictures people take of you. Some are practical. Some are funny. Most really work!
These days, more and more amateur writers, photographers, and video journalists are being invited to submit their work to online news sources like Yahoo! News. Traditional print media… written by traditional print media writers… is so ‘yesterday’. And I for one am thrilled to be seeing more bloggers being sought out for their content, photographs, videos, and unique points of view.
Check out the videos and photographs featuring incredible scenes like billowy clouds rushing by, sunrises and sunsets, big city traffic & neon lights, plants & flowers, people moving about, seasons, landscapes & scenery, to name just a few.
You be the judge…Which of the following photos are real and which are computer generated?
A little girl doing what every female does at some point: Checks out herself in the mirror.
Did you know that you can actually rent a photobooth for your next event? What a great way to get candid and FUN shots of your party guests! The photo strips could be used in a personal scrapbook — instead of using a traditional guestbook — or handed out to guests — what a FUN wedding favor. Photo booths are great for weddings and other special events.
This is me taking a self-portrait of me & my dogs. Only I didn’t realize at the time that I had also captured Jersey (the American Eskimo) in the background!
Our Compact Flash memory card was run through two (2) complete loads of cold-water wash… that means about an hour of being completely submerged in water and surviving two full spin cycles! How did the memory card fare in the end?… All of the pictures were still there. AND the card itself seems no worse for the wear!
Make a realistic looking magazine cover featuring a picture of yourself, your family, your car, your pets… anything! It’s fast. It’s free. It’s easy to do yourself online!
I spent much of today researching, and then playing with Sharpcast! It’s a brand new photo organizer, but much MUCH more. Sharpcast lets you sync your photos on your desktop, your laptop, your cellphone, your PDA… anywhere you want access to your entire collection of digital photos. Plus, Sharpcast is a great tool for backing up photos and sharing them too. Check it out!
Here’s how to document the graduate’s big day by photographing all of the special moments leading up to — and including — Graduation Day. Want FUN graduation photos this year? Start here…
Some great things to try if you want FUN Easter pictures this year!
Some exciting trends in photography… what you can expect for 2006 and beyond!
Does your little one have their own digital camera yet? What’s the right age to introduce a child to digital photography? Here are details of the digital cameras we got for our 3-year-old neice and 6-year-old nephew, plus a review of the Kidz Digital Camera Kit by Sakar.
If you begin to think of your digital camera as an instant, personalized photocopy machine, then anything you want to save for future viewing can easily be stored and shared digitally. Here are some fun ideas and ‘outside the box’ ways to utilize your digital camera on a daily basis…
If you’re looking for a new digital camera (or you already own one and want to take the best pictures), here are a few quick & easy things you’ll want to remember:
This year, why not photograph some of the colorful decorations seen in your town? Check out these tips for photographing Christmas lights and holiday decorations…
The future is now… Yep, the next big thing in digital photography — the Wi-Fi digital camera — is finally available! We own two digital cameras… The larger one is an SLR with interchangeable lenses (Canon Digital Rebel D300) and…
A picture that depicts the change of seasons… change of staff… and exchange of nuptuals.
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others’ stories in sound. A StoryBooth is a small recording booth where you can interview — or be interviewed by — your friends and loved ones. It’s raw. It’s honest. It’s good, clean wholesome fun!
Things are not always as they appear… These are not picture frames, but rather drawer frames. Jim was in the process of putting together his fancy-schmancy new office desk, when I interrupted him long enough to shoot these pictures-of-pictures-of-ourselves.