Photography Friday: The Web's Best Tips for Great Photos

Photography Friday: The Web's Best Tips for Great Photos

Taryn Williford
Oct 1, 2010

Ready for the weekend? Yeah, us too. We're ready to welcome fall with open arms and get out into this gorgeous weather, snapping pictures along the way. Whether you're working with a DSLR or a cell phone camera, you can still take great photos. We've rounded up our favorite tips from around the web.

Take your camera along with you on your weekend adventures—even if you never leave the house. Snap everything you can; your home, your food and your pets; and listen to these tips to get frame-worthy photos:

How to Take Photos of Food
Cut the flash and fill your frame for drool-worthy shots of your weekend grub.

How to Take Great Nighttime Photos
5 quick tips for photos that aren't too dark or blurry.

How to Take Photos of Your Home
How to arrange and shoot your space for decor-porn-worthy shots.

How To Deal with Grain and Noise in Low-Light Photography
Making the most of your flash and Photoshop to get sharp pictures out of low-light situations.

How to take great digital portraits
Tips and tricks to shoot the best shots of people (and dogs!).

Unshake Makes Blurry Photos Passable
A free program download that can make the best of your blurry shots.

Underexposed vs Overexposed Photos: Which is Worse?
If you can't get the right exposure from your camera, go slightly overexposed. It will be easier to correct in post-production.

Rescuing Poorly Exposed Photos with Photoshop Levels
Way better than "brightness and contrast," Photoshop's Levels tool can get your shots looking right.

How to Make Your Digital Photos Look Old
A cool vintagey effect you can get from a Japanese website in post-production.

(Top Image: Flickr user eyesore9 under license from Creative Commons)

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