What are your best photos?

I think your best photos are the ones being used. The photos in your albums, on your website or in Photobooks. What point is a ‘best photo’ that is sitting in a hard drive unused? Since the recent revolution in digital photography people are taking 10 times as many photos as they did with film […]

About Photobooks

The most long lasting way to share your photos is using Photobooks and this is one of the most exciting developments in the new Digital Age. There are many different companies competing for a slice of the new Photobook cake and you need to check several out before deciding what suits you best in terms […]

Uploading to Picasa with a Mac and the iPhoto plugin

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– Upload using a Mac Computer and Picasa iPhoto Plugin Select the photos you want to use and drag them into an iPhoto Album. Click File > Export and then click Picasa Web Albums in the dialogue box. Add a name for the Album, fill in the description and decide if the photos are for […]

Organising and filing digital images

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There are many ways to file images and many software programs to help you, however I think it is best to  make up your own hierarchical folders using a range of topics that suit your photography and lifestyle. If you use one particular software to organise your photos it can be very hard to extract […]

The Power of Google+ Circles

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When sharing photos with family and friends you have to set up  email groups so that when you click SHARE you can send an email to each person with a link to your album. If you join Google+ you can then develop networks (called circles) of friends, family of any other group you decide to […]

How to setup Picasa web albums

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1 – GOOGE ACCOUNT – Picasa Web Albums is owned by Google so to setup you need to first have a Google account. Go to www.google.com If you need help setting up your account got to http://support.google.com  To set up your account you need to select a google name. Choose your own common name or […]

How to use Picasa web albums

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UPLOAD PHOTOS _________________________ Select copies of the photos you want to upload put them into a folder. Resize them to make upload quicker. by dragging the photo into Photoshop Elements – click image > Resize > Image size. Then click resample and change the resolution to 72 and the width to about 600 pixels. Click […]

About Picasa web albums

There are many online systems to share photos. You can put photos on Facebook but that is more of a social network system and if you really just want to share photos and not get tied up with having to ‘Facebook’ then you need a dedicated photo sharing system. The two most popular systems are […]

Inspirational Photographs

Brian Millers photo link Click below for links to  various photographers work …. Magnum Photos Henri Cartier-Bresson Top World Press photos 13 photos that changed the world National Geographic Photos Top Underwater photos www.artphotogallery.org is a large site with photographic images from many of the world’s leading photographers. This is a site to extend your […]