JPEG, or JPG, which stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group, has become somewhat of a standard for sharing photographs online. It offers excellent quality, good compression, and a reasonable file size. Yes, it is a lossy format. That means that you can optimize it, at the expense of some information
In my previous article, I described how to shoot infrared photos. This guide will walk you through processing infrared photos using Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop CC. These instructions and screenshots were compiled on a MacOS X Yosemite system, though should work equally well for other platforms. Here is the processed final
Ever since I started learning photography, I was fascinated by infrared photography. For those unfamiliar with it, it is photography using infrared light. Images captured using infrared produce some interesting, other-worldly results. The wavelength of light used is usually between 700nm to 900nm, in the near-infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Understanding the meaning of terms such as Aperture and Shutter Speed is essential for full control of your photos. Knowing when to use what value can mean the difference between an average shot and an amazing one. Canon's Exposure Simulator is an excellent resource to learn just that. Learn the basics