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Expert Photograph Manipulation For The Novice
by nwjr/Nick (2,144) on January 23, 2003 8:25:33 AM CST

(Cynical) advice on how to improve that tricky picture you've got laying around using the power of digital manipulation.

Opening new Windows with your links
by romenv/Romen (1,011) on January 22, 2003 11:05:29 PM CST

This is a short HTML tutorial that will show you how to make your links pop open a new window when the user clicks on it.

Perspective correction in architectural photography
by peterspiro/Peter (3,382) on January 22, 2003 7:54:09 PM CST

When the camera is pointed upward to include all of a tall building, the top becomes narrow and it appears to be leaning backwards. This can easily be corrected with editing software.

Photo frames simplified - part 2 - Photohop 7
by jens/Jens (3,588) on January 22, 2003 4:54:47 AM CST

This is the second part of my 3 part series of simplified frames in Photoshop. This is a simple and fast frame to make but elegant and a frame you see a lot of here.

Writing a meaningful critique, for the non-expert!
by stuartelflett/Stuart (6,832) on January 20, 2003 6:52:36 PM CST

A simple way to write a critique that will actually help the creator, designed for people who "don't know how to critique a photo"...

Leave film trailer out on F80 (and other auto-fwd cams)
by jvdc/Jan (1,140) on January 18, 2003 11:07:17 AM CST

Got an ISO 50 film, but want to take a low-light shot with an ISO 200 film? Here's how to change without losing photos - on an auto-advancing Nikon F80!

How to Duplicate a Cat
by ysb/Ysb (361) on January 18, 2003 10:50:34 AM CST

Creative and humorous instruction for playing with your cloned-cat.

SURREALISTIC TONING
by ykeesing/Yann (9,393) on January 16, 2003 3:17:05 PM CST

Create a different mood toning by mixing a tone color with a wide dynamic range of grey underneath.

Photo frames simplified - part 1 - simple 3 D frames (Photoshop 7)
by jens/Jens (3,588) on January 15, 2003 7:48:04 AM CST

A lot of you are using frames to give your photos a visual kick when you present them. In Photoshop, there are several opportunities, some simpler than others are and this is a simple one.

Flash photography, first simple steps beyond in-camera flash
by jbelshaw/John (836) on January 13, 2003 5:25:21 PM CST

Everyone knows how bad in-camera flash photographs are. In this article I present, with example pictures, a few ideas on using a simple external flash to improve your indoor photographs.

Digital gradual filter and toning...
by hannueskelinen/Hannu (1,911) on January 12, 2003 10:51:40 PM CST

Here is step by step tutorial WITH pictures, how to dig out more details if you have burned your sky. + Bonus = how to tone your pictures. (Paint Shop Pro 6 or 7.)

Is manual focussing more accurate than autofocussing?
by peterspiro/Peter (3,382) on January 12, 2003 8:37:28 PM CST

Autofocus cameras are convenient for action. However, for the greatest accuracy in still lifes, manual focus still wins. I show the results of some comparative focus tests with Pentax SLR cameras.

What They Don' Tell You, Starting Out
by stormfront/Paul (1,564) on January 10, 2003 8:06:02 AM CST

It is often the sheer simplicity of the elements in the process towards a good photograph which baffles beginners and stops professionals from talking about them. This article aims to resolve this.

Border Effects in Photoshop
by youmoneygrubbers/Jonathan (44) on January 6, 2003 11:07:31 PM CST

This article discusses a process through which one can apply border effects to a photograph in Photoshop.

Shooting Fireworks with a Digital Camera
by deepict/Hui Lin (1,411) on January 1, 2003 7:37:08 AM CST

This article describes how to capture fireworks successfully with a digital camera. The camera must allow the aperture to be set manually and support shutter speeds between four to thirty seconds.

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