Online Photography Classes

Welcome to the 57th History & Home link party, but first, let’s talk photography.  Ah, photography.  It’s something I’ve been interested in since I can remember.  I tried to take a 101 class in college but it was so popular,...
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Three Tips for Better Photography

Sometimes, we just need to get back to the basics.  There’s a lot of good help out there for advanced digital camera users, from books to entire websites.  But when I sat down to write an article on photography tips...

Guess Who Showed Up on Parade?

Guess who is the newest contributing writer at Parade.com?  Little ‘ole me, that’s who! Through my affiliation with Sverve, Parade.com invited me to write an article on a photography tip relating to Valentine’s Day.  My article, Strike a Better Pose...
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How To Adjust Brightness When Taking Photos

We’re going off on a rabbit trail today, to talk about something I recently learned that fixes too-bright and too-dark photos.  You experienced photographers already know this, no doubt, but for the other folks out there just delving into photography,...
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Macro Mania and Free Screensavers

If all else fails, read the directions.  That’s what mom and dad always said. We’ve owned our Nikon CoolPix digital camera for about four years, and I never knew it had a macro setting until last Saturday.  It’s amazing what...