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World’s first telescopic contact lens with 2.8x optical zoom. Built-in camera next?

Photo: Niek Beck<p>July 3, 2013 /Photography News/ A new telescopic contact lens, developed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is <b>“stop.”</b> Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO …

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How to Use Converging Lines to Enhance Your Photography

This is the last in our series of posts on working with lines in photography which we highly recommend you check out. When framing a landscape shot …

How To Put Together a Beginner’s Light Painting Kit

If you’ve ever harbored interest in trying light painting, there’s no better time than now. Summer is here and the weather is perfect for you start …

20 Terrific Pictures of Turquoise

Turquoise is a color that is bright enough to catch someone’s eye but is calm at the same time, reminding people of the ocean in Hawaii or another …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …