Dust Be Gone! Ridding your Point and Shoot or SLR Camera Sensor of Dust.
For traveling photographers digital camera sensor dust can ruin your day or your entire trip! A camera image sensor is an electrostatic device and easily attracts dust particles to its surface and if large enough can ruin your images.
When I [...]
A Simple On Camera Flash Technique to Amaze your audience…. Creating Camera Flash Images So Unique that No-one can replicate them – even you!
By popular demand, I am re-posting, updating and giving more details/samples on this technique since many of my recent photography class and workshop attendees have asked me to [...]
2011 was our most travel photography rich year ever! With lecturing assignments on Oceania Cruise Lines, Regent Seven Seas and Holland America Lines we visited 5 continents and independently visited New York City, Washington DC and Honolulu. Some of our favourite travel images of 2011 are in this post.
Our motto is “Smile and the [...]
Nearly all cameras have an easy to easy future called spot focusing or focus lock which emphasizes your main subject but not many photographers use it. This feature enables the subject to stand out from the background or foreground by being more in focus. The spot focus of most cameras is set by pressing the [...]
I discovered a fun photography editing plug in that will make your images rock! The plugin is from Topaz Labs and is called Topaz Adjust 4. It is an easy to use addon to many existing digital photography editing software such a Photoshop Elements, Photoshop, iPhoto, Aperture, Lightroom and many more. [...]
Click here if not viewable Crazy photographers going all out to get that amazing shot! A fun and fast paced video showing the wild poses, equipment and stunts used by photographers all over the world. Please laugh heartily and then share this video.
Central Park, New York City
Traveling with your camera helps make friends fast! We were strolling New York’s vast Central Park at 9am on a sunny October Friday and paused at the majestic Bethesda fountain to savour the view and brisk air.
Anna spotted a young couple sporting a cute little black and white paper bag [...]
A massive downpour and clogged storm sewers made the start of our cruise ship arranged bus and walking tour of historic Cartagena town in Colombia rather dubious. We wanted to capture the color and charm of the historic Spanish colonial section without soaking ourselves and our cameras. Watching the locals wade into knee high waters [...]
David and Anna Smith give a new 7 minute presentation on their activities on the amazing Regent Seven Seas “Navigator” cruise ship. David lectures and leads workshops on digital and travel photography and Anna lectures and leads workshop on exotic fabrics and cultural handicrafts.
Where’s David and Anna? Hint: The location will be a surprise to most of our followers as it is not in an exotic locale. The first two persons to send the correct and specific answer to firstname.lastname@example.org or in the Comments box below the post wins a complimentary (shipping included) “Travel Photography Tips” 2 hour DVD by David Smith.
Photo Workshops/Public Speaking
David Smith leads digital photography classes and digital camera workshops for beginner, enthusiast and professional levels in the metro Vancouver, BC regions and guest lectures on cruise ships and conventions worldwide. For more visit David Smith Workshops/Photography Training
Anna Smith leads textile arts and cultural handicraft workshops and speaks on exotic fabrics of the world. Visit Anna Smith public speaking and workshops
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