In this article we will look at the basic and some of the more advanced hardware equipment you need for editing and printing digital images, focusing on still pictures (not movie clips, which have different requirements). The tools you need will vary depending on what you want to do with your photos.
A guide to when you should – and shouldn’t – crop digital images.
This article is created to show you some of the ways in which images can be manipulated to add a sense of movement to a subject that is essentially static. Most software applications provide a range of tools, some of which are easier to use than others.
Most cameras come with a software disk containing an image file browser and raw file conversion software. The browser usually combines facilities for transferring images from the camera to your computer with automatic cataloguing of image and movie files. In most cases the new folders created are identified by the date and time of the upload.
Using the blending modes with layers to add special effects to your digital photos.
Learn how a good raw file converter should give you a high level of control over your images.
Using the Curves tool in your image editor to adjust image tones and contrast.
Using the Levels tool in your image editor to adjust image tones and contrast.
How to use filter effects in editing software to add artistic effects to your photos.
Why and how to identify your digital photos as yours.