Tag Archives: Technique

Break the rules

Foto Tip from Mark Alberhasky – Mark looks at how breaking the rules of photography sometimes is exactly what you need to do to create a killer image. “Rules are meant to be broken.” “Rebel” that I am (those of you who know me well are chuckling now), I can tell you that breaking some […]

Digital Art Studio

Techniques for Combining Inkjet Printing with Traditional Art Materials Digital Art Studio Techniques for Combining Inkjet Printing with Traditional Art Materials By Karin Schminke, Dorothy Simpson Krause and Bonny Pierce Lhotka Published by Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004 ISBN 0-8230-1342-1 Digital Art Studio is a book about extending digital printing, mainly inkjet, by working with unusual media, […]

Getting Referrals

Referrals are one of the best and also cheapest ways to obtain serious leads for your business. One of the principles in business is to examine how much it costs youto obtain a new customer. This can get complex but one of the aspectswhich is often ignored is the time you spend with a potential […]

Privacy Policies for Web Sites

Having an effective privacy policy can be a key to a successful web site. A requirement for many web sites these days is a privacy policy. Inmany parts of the world government regulations affect the collection,storage and communication of information about individuals. There arealso international treaties affecting these areas. Many web sites collect some sort […]

Digital Image Resolution

A confusing topic for beginners, here we look at image resolution. Colour for digital imaging purposes is defined by a number of channelsof data, one for each colour required by the system of representationthat we are using. A monochrome image requires only one channelfor the brightness or luminance. For colour images the two mainsystems are […]

When Size Does Matter â

Some images just need to be printed large. Whilst most of us stick with small prints, 4″ x 5″ up to 8″ x 10″, weare really missing out on things. Photographs, like all other forms ofvisual art, have a natural size. Highly detailed, intricate worksperform very well in the smaller sizes, such as 8″ x […]

APC Power Protection

Uninterruptable power supplies are essential for anyone doing essential work on their computers. In far northern Queensland, in Australia, power problems are a regularpart of life. The region’s tropical weather patterns, including heavyrainfalls, lightening strikes and cyclonic winds wreak havoc onoverhead power lines, causing numerous blackouts and surges. That’s whyCairns-based freelance photographer, John Bujack, relies […]

Simple Lighting Equipment for Digital Photography – Tungsten Lighting

Good photography is often about good lighting and in all the noise about studio flash and advanced lighting the old favourite, tungsten, often gets forgotten. With all the hype about studio flash and the built-in flashcapabilities of modern digital cameras there is little attention paidto an old yet faithful technology, tungsten. Yet tungsten has much […]