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How to properly use flash on your DSLR camera
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on February 21, 2012

Blown out faces and awful red eyes. It’s a crime committed with flash. For many this is the story, this is the saga of flash, but it needn’t be.

If you are into photography why not enter a contest
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on August 24, 2011

There are three photography competitions that are accepting submissions until September 30th of this year.  Two of them allow you to enter your photographs into specific categories like Wildlife, Friends and Family, Architecture and Food.  Each contest has different rules and requirements for submissions. The Aerial America Photo Contest is sponsored by The Smithsonian Channel.  [...]

Here are ways to dress up your Android photos
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on July 30, 2011

There are times when carrying around a lot of photo equipment is neither appropriate or convenient.  During those times, you can still use your Android phone to take and create some amazing photographs and effects.  You can find an amazing number of photo apps that turn your camera into something more.  While some of these [...]

Rephotography is a great way to look at the past
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on July 17, 2011

Rephotography involves finding the subject matter or place of an earlier photograph and taking an updated shot today.  Usually the earlier photographs are from a significantly earlier period in your life or the existence of your subject matter. During the Great Depression, the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Resettlement Administration employed photographers to document the [...]

iPhone 4 gains ground on Flickr
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 20, 2011

While none of us were watching, the iPhone 4 has become one of the most popular cameras used to take photos that end up on Flickr, and is in fact about to take over the top spot from the Nikon D90. Flickr, the popular photography showcase Web site, has just published a graph showing the [...]

Seamless wireless photo transfer from your camera
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 14, 2011

Many of us, especially iPhone and Android users, have become addicted to being able to upload photos to the net directly from our phones. Did you know that here was a device that would allow you to do that from your camera? With smartphone cameras in the 5 megapixel range and up, and all those [...]

Another Facebook photo scam
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 12, 2011

Photo tagging, like so much on Facebook, seemed like a cool idea at the time, but is now showing its ugly side as the practice results in increased malware and spam for users that participate in it. The fellow who heads up Facecrooks, Tim Senft, has a warning for us all (again) and this time [...]

iPhone apps let you do time-lapse photography
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 11, 2011

The iPhone continues to amaze, with more and more interesting apps coming out every week. A couple of recent ones make it easy to take time lapse photos with your iPhone to amaze your friends. All of us have seen time-lapse photography but only a few of us have ever done it. Now, thanks to [...]

Do cameras on iPads – tablets make any sense?
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 8, 2011

Smartphones with decent cameras seem to be one of the better ideas to insure that you always have a camera close at hand. Does the same thing apply to cameras on the iPad 2 and other tablets or are they just dumb?

FX for the iPad 2 is an effects photo arsenal
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on April 6, 2011

Even though the camera on the iPad 2 is not exactly at the top of the heap, there is at least one app for Apple’s new tablet (FX Photo Studio) that gives the user a lot of tools and a great gesture interface for photo editing.

‘Color’ iPhone – Android app has no modesty
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on March 28, 2011

A new smartphone app and Web site named ‘Color’ are based almost entirely on the photograph, but it does not seem to have much to offer except someplace to display photos that the entire world can see.

Android Phones get bigger cameras
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on March 24, 2011

If your motto is ‘The best camera is the one you have with you” and you have one of a small group of Android smartphones, you may be very close to right, except for your good camera.

Cameras come to the iPad 2
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on March 22, 2011

Cameras were the “missing ingredient” pointed out most often when the original iPads were launched this year. Perhaps to make up for that, the new iPad 2 comes with two cameras, one front and one rear.

iPad 2 camera has less resolution than display
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on March 8, 2011

Apparently, the better of the two cameras in the new Apple iPad 2 has set a record of sorts, although not one that is likely to make anyone proud. Still, it is a first and should be recognized as such.

How to use the camera flash on the iPhone 4
Posted from PHOTO.BLORGE on January 30, 2011

Not only does the new iPhone 4 have two cameras, but the one which should be thought of as the “main” camera has a flash! Read the rest of the post to find out how to control it and how well it works.