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What is a Picture?

What is a Picture?  “A picture is worth a thousand words.” How many times have you  heard that saying? Have you ever been out walking on that first really beautiful day after the snow melts and the days grow warmer?  The sun is shining, the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, and the grass is […]

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Ideas for your Photos – Special Occasion Cards

Ever been stuck at the last minute without a special occasion card?  Add this to ideas for your photos. I really admire the people who do scrapbooking.    I am not a scrapbooker, and even though I tried several years ago, I don’t seem to have the imagination to make anything truly memorable.  My daughter in […]

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If Lindsay Lohan was my Grandaughter-Beverly Beckham

Ask me what I want my seven grandchildren to be like when they get a little older and my quick answer would be, “Well not like Lindsay Lohan…” Her bad behavior on the set of the movie The Canyons, reported recently in The New York Times, and only the latest incidence of bad behavior, has […]

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SDHC Memory Card – Class

So a bit more on the SDHC memory card.    During the summer, I popped into Wal-Mart to purchase a new SDHC memory card while we were on a trip back east.  They had a Lexar Platinum II, 32 GB, 100X, on sale for $45.00.  Great price to start with.  What I didn’t know is that […]

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Ideas for your Photos – Electronic Photo Album

Some great ideas for your photos when stumped on what to  buy the tweeny and teenage grandchildren for birthdays and special occasions.  With the wee ones, clothes and toys are always a staple and easy to buy.  The rest are so absorbed in the electronic world, there doesn’t seem to be much left for us […]

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Top Toys 2012

  Once again, Wii comes to us as one of the Top Toys 2012! The Wii U (from Nintendo) Billed by many as “The Electronic Toy of the Season,” this is the newest generation of the ever-popular Wii games.  The console allows kids to watch television, movies, and play games on the TV or on […]

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Canon Rebel T4i – Review – Getting Started

I’ve spent the last week trying out my new Canon Rebel T4i  (having upgraded from a T2i) and love the new matte finish, variable touch screen and the added functions and features.  There are so many features I wasn’t aware of that I could not go through them all at once. One of my favourites on […]

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SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY – PERIPHERAL ILLUMINATION

What is Peripheral Illumination Correction all about? The following is from Cannon USA.  http://learn.usa.canon.com/resources/articles/2011/whats_new_eosline_peripheral_article.shtml Virtually all camera lenses are designed so that the volume of light transmitted to the image sensor tends to decrease somewhat from the center of the image to the corners. Many different terms are used to describe this phenomenon, such as “vignetting,” […]

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CANON EOS REBEL T4i DSLR HAS ARRIVED!

The Canon EOS Rebel T4i  DSLR HAS ARRIVED! Overview Inspiration On Demand. Canon is proud to introduce its most sophisticated Rebel ever—the CANON Rebel T4i DSLR! Built to make advanced photography simple and fun, the new Rebel T4i delivers phenomenal image quality, high performance, and fast, intuitive operation. This EOS Rebel amps up the speed with the […]

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Ideas for your Photos – External Hard Drive

Now that you have taken a ton of images get them off your camera and SDHC card with transfer to an External Hard Drive. I am one of those amateur photographers that takes far more shots than necessary just to ensure I don’t miss anything.  Often shooting on continuous mode on my DSLR.  I am […]

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