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Tips and Tricks

This is the page on the getitdigital review blog that gives you some Tips and Tricks on some common photographic situations.

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Want to take pictures in a museum? There’s just enough light for the human eye to perceive the differences in colors and shapes. The other difficulty is the glass. You can see the lights and reflections from the glass of what is behind you, especially if it’s dark. This can ruin a great shot!

See How To Solve The Problem!

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From Washed Out to Wow! The Scenario:You’ve already left the vacation spot and your back at home viewing the latest shots you’d taken. You’re not going back anytime soon (until the kids graduate at least) and you want to save the shot. Even more than that, you see great potential in the picture! So how do you fix it? The Answer: Photoshop!

Check it Out!

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getitdigital reviews: A quick lesson in Aperture. How does one control the depth of field in a photograph? In other words how do you make the background blurry and make the subject “Pop” out of the picture?

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getitdigital reviews: Glass, it matters: What is so important about lenses. The lens is a very important part of the DSLR camera system. Check out this review for a basic overview of lenses, when to use a particular one and some terminology as well.

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getitdigital review: Nikon’s Active D Lighting and Canon’s Highlight Tone Priority I’m sure you’ve all seen those great shots with extremely rich colors and high  contrast. The details are vibrant and sharp even in darkened areas. How is that done?

Read the Article Now!

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getitdigital review: To Shoot in Monochrome or perhaps to not…

Most DLSR cameras have the ability to shoot in monochrome through the menu settings. The question is, do you shoot in Black and white or do you shoot in color and then convert the photographs in Photoshop or some other image editing software? Check it out!

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getitdigital review: Shooting outdoors

Shooting outdoors can be very challenging. You don’t control the light nor do you control the subject most times especially with nature photography. There are few tips and tricks that may help you become a better outdoor photographer Read it now!

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getitdigital review:Change Your Perspective-Creative Shooting

All About trying shots from different angles in order to create interesting and compelling photography. Read It Here!

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NEW tips and tricks post: getitdigital review: The Portable Studio can be your friend

How to Shoot out of the studio with just a few bucks and some creativity Read the Post!

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getitdigital review: Shutter Speed-What it means to you.

When you switch the camera to manual mode, you will see that there are two settings that can be controlled in every camera. Those are Aperture and Shutter Speed. Why are they so important? Read It Here!

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getitdigital review: ISO, What it means and how it effects your pictures

The term ISO in regard to cameras has been in use for quite some time. Long ago, (you know, when people still used VCRs) ISO refered to a film’s sensitivity to light. Read About it Here

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getitdigital review: Motion without moving-New Tips and Tricks

One of the most dynamic ways with which to spice up a set of pictures is by adding a sense of motion to the picture. Read How Here!

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getitdigital review DC18 getitdigital review: National Landmarks – A New Perspective

How many times have you gone on a trip to a well known city or place and thought to yourself “This is going to be a great picture taking venue”  only to come back with a collection of postcards? Learn what to do Here

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getitdigital review: Seeing the Ghost

getitdigital review ghost 4What was the one rule your grandfather told you about taking pictures? Well, maybe not yours, but I’ve heard several mention this rule. Click Here to Read What It Is

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getitdigital review landscape featured 1getitdigital review: A Mountain, your camera and an amazing view: How to get a great landscape shot.
Here’s the scenario: You just went hiking with a couple of friends in upstate NY (It could be anywhere though), you have a nice camera and lens combo that you’ve toted up the path in your backpack. Now what? Click Here to Find Out!

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getitdigital review Tips and Tricks masterpiecegetitdigital review: From Dull to modern art masterpiece…Kind of-Using Photoshop
So, you spotted a really cool car on the road. You decided to snap the picture and got it back to your computer. It was kind of dull but hey, why waste a picture of a great car? Check out the article here.

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getitdigital review: Perfect Night Exposure With Flash- Tips and Tricks
Read The Exclusive Article Here!

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getitdigital review thirds featuredgetitdigital review: Rule of Thirds- Where you put your subject matters…
Now that you’ve got your brand new DSLR and you’re ready to shoot, it is time to learn one of the most essential concepts in photography. Namely, the rule of thirds. Read the Article Here

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getitdigital review cut the crop 1getitdigital review: Cut the Crop: When to Crop a photo and when to leave it alone.
You get the pictures home and lo and behold, they lack Oomph! There is a certain dynamic missing from them. They look too stayed and boring; postcard-like in their conventional appearance. What do you do? Click Here to Find Out!\

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getitdigital review dust 4getitdigital review- Keep it clean- Dust gets in your camera…
There is one quid pro quo and that is, dare we say it, DUST! Yes there will come a time when you are looking at a 100% magnified photo and you’ll notice the little squiggles and blotches that mean you’ve gotten dust on your sensor. Click Here to Find Out What to Do…

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getitdigital review controlled blur 12getitdigital review: Controlled Blur – Spicing Up NickNacks
One of the most interesting places a photographer can find himself  with his/her camera is in an old, dark, crusty Antique Shop. All of the odds and ends with varying levels of dust accumulation make the perfect subject for a nice little photography series. How do you take your pictures so they don’t seem as dusty and staid as the shop itself? Read the Article Here.

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getitdigital review picasa 7getitdigital review: Picasa – A simple program for fixing your pics
Decisions, decisions, decisions. What do you do with those pictures after you’ve got them uploaded to your computer? Do you send them straight off to the development website and let them “fix” your pictures so you’ll proudly affix them to an 8×10 page of favorite memories? Click Here To Find Out…

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getitdigital review tripod 5getitdigital review: The Tripod and Why and When to Use It One of a photographer’s best friends in the field is a tripod. Why, you ask, do I need one with the new Image Stabilizer or Vibration Reduction lenses? Do I really have to lug this aluminum excuse for a pup tent along with me whenever I am shooting? Click Here To Read About It…

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getitdigital review get out and shoot! 1getitdigital review: Get out there and shoot! You’ve got the equipment. A nicely packed, gigantic box has just arrived via FedEx from Getitdigital. You remove the camera and the accessories one by one. They’re all there and in their proper order, laid out on your kitchen table. Then it hits you. I’m new to this DSLR thing! How do I use all of this stuff???!!! Read the Article Here!

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getitdigital review fill flash 2getitdigital review: Fill ‘Er Up! When to use a fill flash…
Most photographers like to capture images without the use of flash if possible. The more natural lighting, like what the human eye sees, is what every picture taker wants.Not the hideously blue and over exposed mess we’ve all seen created by using the pop up flash on our old point and shoot cameras. Yet, there is still a place for flashes. Read the Article Here…

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getitdigital review: Streaks in the night – Using a slow shutter speed at night

We’ve all seen those incredible shots from the back of a motorcycle where the lights on the road seem to blur in to one continuous line of color. It’s actually a lot easier to do than you think. Read How Here…

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getitdigital review sunset 10
getitdigital review: That time of Day Again! As the Fourth of July was approaching, I thought it would be a wonderful idea to grab my camera  and head down to watch the fireworks from the lovely environs of Redhook, Brooklyn. The point of this article is to demonstrate the value of shooting at the right time of day. Read More…

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getitdigital review neat trick featured

Freeze your subject and blur the background:This a neat little trick. Enjoy!

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