Picture Framing for Photographers - Part 1

Imagine being able to frame all your own photographs just as well as a professional. You can save enough money to easily pay for all the necessary tools, and the convenience of being able to do it yourself frees you from having to get someone else do it. If you're an amateur a mount cutter, a frame clamp and a hand-operated frame joining tool is all the equipment you need to make professional looking frames. These days the tools are easy and safe to operate, inexpensive, and give you a good result. Picture framing can be divided into four areas. Cutting the bevel mount, cutting and joining the frame, mounting the photograph, and fitting and finishing the job. The tools required to perform each one of these functions are as follows.

1. Mount Cutting: A hand-operated bevel mount cutter is essential for all photographic work. The most important feature of modern mount cutters is to have one that runs on its own ruler or straight edge.

2. Frame cutting and Joining: The professional framer uses a guillotine to cut wooden frames, and an automatic v-nail joiner. But the cost is prohibitive for the small volumes of frames required by our industry. However, there are tools that give you a professional result at a fraction of the cost.

3. Mounting Artwork: Dry mounting presses and laminating machines are not the only way to safely and effectively mount down all your artwork ready for framing. We will look at vacuum press mounting, hinging methods and other less expensive options.

4. Fitting and Finishing: There are a number of hand-operated tools on the market to make this job quick and easy. These can be used safely by any person to give a professional finish to all framing jobs.

Our series of articles over the next four issues will examine each one of these processes.

Mount Cutting And Decoration

Mount cutting is the creative face to picture framing. What distinguishes one framed photograph from another is the creative use of mounts. There is a wide choice of mount board brands and colours, possibly too many! Supplies are easy to come by, and the cost of the boards is not prohibitive. The best thing about cutting your own mounts is that once you cut it you get to keep the fallout from the middle, which can then become a mount for a smaller photograph. This saves money and helps qualify the investment in the mount cutting machine.

Most hand-operated mount cutters available in art shops come with the cutting head only and not with a guide rule. For successful bevel cutting and good clean corners a guide rule that the cutting head runs on is essential for good results. The FrameCo systems are ideal for the DIY framer or small workshop.

Mount cutters also come attached to a base board or just with the straight edge rule. The baseboard makes the system steadier, easier to use and more reproducible, however to cut a few mounts per year for you're own photographic works, the head/ruler systems are quite sufficient.

Another consideration is the sizing or cutting down of fullsize sheets. The large professional mount cutters are large enough to take the full size sheet. But a sharp Stanley knife and straight edge can be used to cut down full-size sheets into the blank sizes ready for bevel cutting. A straight 90 cutter is available from FrameCo, which will also attach to the rule. This can be used for cutting the mount board to size, and is safe and easy to use. The advantage of this optional cutting head is that it can also be used for cutting foam-core board up to smm thick. It uses the same blade as the bevel cutter.

Cutting a Single Bevel Mount

The technique for cutting bevel mounts is quick and easy. After cutting the mount board down to the right size to fit the frame, rule lines on the back of the mount board to the border size that you require. The bevel cutter head then attaches to the rule, so it's steady when cutting. Another feature of the head is that it has a start/stop indicator line. Following the ruled lines on the back of the mount makes it easy to get good straight bevels, but to get clean crisp corners you need to know where to start and stop the cut. The indicator mark guarantees no overcuts on the corners, giving you a professional cut mount every time.

Cutting a Double-Bevel Mount

Rule lines on the back of the mount. Start and stop line guarantees perfect corners.

Cutting a Double Bevel Mount

Double mounts enhance most pictures. A narrow show of colour can pick out the dark spots in the subject, which will increase the contrast between light and dark, and thus sharpen the image. So a double mount is not only decorative, but also functional. The "secret" to cutting a double mount, so that the edges of the inner mount are exactly parallel to the edges of the outer mount, is NOT to cut two separate mounts and then stick them together. The best way is to cut the top mount first, then stick the two together with double-sided tape (ie: the top and the bottom mounts, then cut the bottom mount). The reason for doing it this way is that you use the same edge as a reference point to measure from. The mount will then be in line with one another and will look OK.

It can sound confusing, but it's not once you get the hang of it! The most important aspect of mount cutting is that with the right tools you can get a professional result relatively easily.

Once you've mastered cutting single and double mounts you can also add decorative finishes to the mounts, which will enhance the image and add value to all your mount work.

The Decorative V-Groove

One of the most important techniques in decorative mount cutting is the "V" groove. This is a small v-shaped cut set into the front surface of the mount. The v-groove adds a stylish look to all your framing. It is that creative touch that gives any picture a professional finish.

The professional framing industry uses existing large mount cutters to cut v-grooves. It is a twostage process because it involves cutting two separate bevel cuts to make the "V" cut. This is difficult to do and there are no guarantees for a perfect accurate v-groove. FrameCo has introduced the GrooveMaster. This is a hand-held v-groover, which cuts the "v" directly into the top surface of the mount. The GrooveMaster also attaches to the rule that you use for bevel mount cutting, which means it is accurate and easy to use.

Now v-grooving is within reach of any DIY picture framer. And the technique is easy to master. You can purchase pre-cut mounts and decorate them with a v-groove, adding value to the mount, and making it much more versatile.

Doing your own framing is ideal for the amateur, portrait or weekend photographer. You can save on framing costs to more than offset the investment in tools and accessories. You control the mounting and matting stage, and there is a great satisfaction in doing it yourself. However if you have a retail outlet handy then I wouldn't suggest you try and compete with the mass market of ready made frames. These frames are cheap and well made. But there is a significant market for the one off odd-size frame that is not available in the ready mades. Either cut an odd size mount to fit a standard frame or make up the frame to suit. With your own framing, however, you can produce your own work and save money doing it over the longer term.

An experienced picture framer, Gary Leete is the owner of Melbourne- based FrameCo, a company that specializes in DIY frame construction kits. For further details ph: (03) 9872 3600 or visit the website: http://www.clubframeco.com

In The News:

ArtBrief Has Launched a New Mobile and Classical Photography Marketplace  PRNewswireNEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtBrief, a new curated platform for photography, has launched a new website and an iPhone app in the Apple Store ...
A lesson in photography from Annie Leibovitz  The Sydney Morning HeraldThe incomparable photographer Annie Leibovitz has captured the defining moments and people of our time. Here, she answers the 10 questions she is most ...
Adventures of a wildlife photographer: 'Busy time-slow photography'  Bradford EraThis is the time of the year when I, and maybe other outdoor photographers, slow down a bit. By slow down I mean regroup and figure out a plan for.
He left photography for medicine once. Could he do it again?  National GeographicMax Aguilera-Hellweg was pursuing a career in medicine. But then he received a surprise phone call.
This $400 photography master class is just $29 right now  EngadgetBecoming a professional photographer involves more than just picking up a DLSR. Whether you're interested in nature photography, fashion photography, ...
Winners of prestigious photography award announced at Riyadh forum  ArabnewsRIYADH; The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has announced the winners of the Prince Sultan Bin Salman Photography Award in ...
Best Photography Accessories for Google Pixel 3  Android CentralThe Pixel 3 already has one of the best cameras in mobile, but it can get even better with some added accessories.
Then and now: Photography project presents Loomis Village women alongside young selves  GazetteNETSOUTH HADLEY — When 74-year-old Carolyn Hoyt looks at photo of herself at age 18, hanging alongside a recent portrait of herself, she sees a familiar yet ...
La Vertigine by Federico Clavarino  British Journal of Photography"It was a moment where I could step out of my ordinary and rather boring existence, and shape it into something different," says Federico Clavarino, whose ...
The photography of Hannah Starkey – in pictures | Art and design  The GuardianFor more than 20 years, Belfast-born Hannah Starkey's artfully constructed portraits have captured the gestures of everyday female experience. Here we show ...
How to Shoot and Edit Rings for Jewelry Photography  FstoppersGlue guns and poster board. Who would have thought these basic craft items would be useful for photographing jewelry? This in depth tutorial by New ...
Lenovo Z5s camera samples released; Teased to deliver better photography experience than Xiaomi Mi 8  gizmochinaLenovo is now building hype around the Lenovo Z5s smartphone that is scheduled to go official on Dec. 17. Yesterday, it had teased the mid-range Xiaomi Mi 8 ...
Vogue shoots and bike cemeteries: Lianzhou Foto festival 2018  The GuardianThe theme of this year's festival is 'the wind of time' and it features visionary work from some of the world's most renowned photographers. The striking images ...
City photographers capture the winter mood of Bhopal  Times of IndiaThis walk was organised to see how the mood of the city changes when the winter season arrives.
How to Become a Professional Photographer  Times Square ChroniclesHow to Become a Professional Photographer on Times Square Chronicles | When interesting things happen around you, don't you wish you had a camera on ...
Moment is launching photography case lenses for the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T  XDA-DevelopersMoment is launching a photo lens case for the OnePlus 6, and they have one for the OnePlus 6T already in the works as well.
6 DIY photography gifts for the impossible-to-shop-for  Fast CompanySome unconventional last-minute suggestions for the perennially stumped gift-giver.
New Russian photography on FotoDepartament's Attention Hub  British Journal of PhotographyHarnessing the international reach of the internet, FotoDepartament's new online project aims to promote and sell work by hand-picked, emerging Russian ...
National Geographic's collection of the 30 most compelling and moving photographs of 2018  National GeographicA mother bathes with her baby and sharks hunt at night in the 30 most moving pictures of the year from National Geographic.
Everything You Need to Know About Filters in Landscape Photography  FstoppersLandscape photographers make use of filters quite a bit to help control and enhance their imagery and to enable certain artistic choices. This helpful video will ...
Photography: AI Everywhere  PetaPixelPhotography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration.
Breaking taboos: Photographing the wounds of Cameroon  British Journal of PhotographyAdrienne Surprenant's portraits of patients at a wound hospital in western Cameroon seek to remove the stigma of chronic wounds. The deadline for ...
Annie Liebovitz Commemorates 50 Years of Photography With Portrait Memoir  WABE 90.1 FMAnnie Liebovitz has photographed just about every famous celebrity in the last 50 years. Her career began as a commercial photographer for Rolling Stone ...
Family will pay $100K for photographer to document their travels for a year  WGNO New OrleansA dream job is available for anyone who loves photography and travel. A wealthy family in the United Kingdom is looking for a photographer to travel the world ...
Photography for a cause: how the Vismaya group raised Rs 25 lakh for social causes  YourStoryIn this photo essay, we showcase some of the outstanding photographs from the Vismaya collective, and share insights from co-founder Murali Santhanam.
A Guide To Surf Photography: Tips and Techniques  PetaPixelIt always takes time to really master any craft that you choose, and the same rings true for surf photography. I have spent countless hours in and out of the water ...
Digital Camera's top 5 travel photography tips  Digital Camera WorldUse our top five tips to enhance your travel photography skills and enter the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year competition for free!
Wes Eisenhauer Discusses Photography and SpaceX  SDPB RadioIn The Moment ... December 13, 2018 Show 479 Hour 2 A random entry to join NASA's social media team resulted in a nice surprise for Sioux Falls based.
The Otherworldly Nature Photography of SVA Alumnus Luca Marziale  SVA FeaturesSwiss-born Luca Marziale (BFA 2012 Photography) has lived amidst London's urban sprawl for a few years now, but his landscape photographs are firmly ...
Stop Buying Equipment to Improve Your Photography, There's a Better Way  FstoppersThe holiday season is upon us and dreams of new camera gear are dancing in our heads. Our email boxes are full of offers for deals on lenses, flashes, tripods ...
The View-Master Photography Promo  PetaPixelPhotographer Lians Jadan recently spent months brainstorming in hopes of creating an effective promo. He came up with the idea of sending out his work to ...
2018 Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition Winners  My Modern MetAt look at the winners of the 2018 UK Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition. Scientists submit their best work to show how photography can be ...
Interview: Chris Schmelke Talks Photography, Conventions and More!  Nerds and BeyondWe're back with a twist on our Fandom Photographers Spotlight, which will be highlighting more fandom photographers in the next coming weeks. We got the ...
Cut Weight for Your Next Landscape Photography Trip With a Gear Shakedown  FstoppersHiking is a natural part of landscape photography. A few friends have spent months “thru-hiking” the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail. In preparation for ...
Books that photographers will love  Popular Photography BlogEight photography books to inspire the photographer in your life.
How to build a camera kit for adventure photography  The VergeHere's everything you'll need when you head out on the trails, and you want to capture the best images you can get.
On Attitudes, Arrogance, and Choice in Photography  PetaPixelWhenever PetaPixel has published an article about chemical photography in recent months, it has been met with a plethora of malicious, if not even downright ...
Photography News: Startup redesigns tripod heads ‘inside out’ for more flexibility  Digital TrendsWell, this doesn't look like the ball heads that we've seen before. Instead of designing a tripod ball head with a small cutout, the Colorado Tripod Company ...
Photography competition: Send us your travel snaps  The AustralianT+I's Pic of the Week was taken from Sugarloaf Point at Seal Rocks on the NSW coast by Ian Whittle of Kingscliff, NSW. Ian is in the running to win a Hertz car ...
From Galt to Simply Bee Photography | News  The Galt HeraldEditor's note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part ...
A Necessary Realism by José Pedro Cortes  British Journal of Photography"I wanted to take a different look at my archive, as if it were something new," says José Pedro Cortes, whose new book, A Necessary Realism, looks back on ...
MIT science photographer isn’t an artist, but her work could fill galleries  Digital TrendsPresenting scientific research to the public isn't often easy, but having strong visuals can really help. Science photographer Felice Frankel doesn't call herself an ...
Exhibition and new book explore photographer Rollie McKenna's life in Stonington  The Westerly SunBy Nancy Burns-Fusaro. Sun staff writer. STONINGTON — Rosalie "Rollie" Thorne McKenna, a photographer known for her black and white portraits of such ...
Form & Function by Chloe Rosser  British Journal of Photography"Photography is the only medium which allows me to sculpt with human flesh," says London-based photographer Chloe Rosser, who has just published her first ...
6 Simple Tips for Getting Started in Sports Photography  PetaPixelSports photography is both challenging and rewarding. It requires practice, the right equipment, and a dash of luck. There wasn't a lot of literature available on ...
White House photographer gives insight on documenting history  WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsAs White House photographer for former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama, Souza had access to the most secretive of meetings and the most ...
Acclaimed Photographer Arrested in Far West China, Wife Says  The New York TimesBEIJING — A Chinese photographer acclaimed for his stark pictures of poverty and pollution was arrested by the police while visiting Xinjiang, his wife said on ...
Kickass smartphone photography  Hindustan TimesCheck through the camera folder on your phone. You'll see a sea of similarly shot, mediocre-looking and ordinary pictures with nothing distinguishing one from ...
Portrait Photographer Surprised to Discover His Lens Has Apertures Other Than f/1.4  FstoppersNew York, New York: A natural light portrait photographer had a scary moment when he accidentally bumped a dial on his camera, changing his lens' aperture ...
Skateboarding photography: Capturing a trick in the right place, right time  The MissoulianThe leaves pop a bright yellow against the backdrop of a red brick building. Even more leaves fly through the air. In the center of the image, Thane Morin, a.
Short-listed images in Chartered Institute of Building photography competition  Daily MailThe Art of Building Photographer of Year contest is run by the British Chartered Institute of Building and the judges have drawn up a shortlist of their favourite 12 ...
Family will pay $100,000 for photographer to document their travels for a year  WGHP FOX 8 GreensboroA dream job is available for anyone who loves photography and travel. A wealthy family in the United Kingdom is looking for a photographer to travel the world ...
Readers' travel photography competition: November winners | Travel  The GuardianThis month's entries are as varied as the countries they were captured in. Scroll to see the winner – chosen by Mick Ryan of fotoVUE – who receives a £200 ...
New photography book depicts vibrant East London and its inhabitants  Evening StandardThe compilation book captures different aspects of East London life, from its famous waterways, to the colourful Columbia Flower market, and 1980s Dalston.
Rhiannon Adam takes us inside the fracking debate  British Journal of PhotographyA hairdresser, Vivienne Westwood and an 87-year-old activist: a photographic series that tells the stories of those for and against the controversial practice.
'Pokemon Go's' AR Inspires Some Incredible Photography  Comicbook.comAugmented Reality is nothing new, but it is becoming far more common in recent years. One reason behind its blooming popularity is the charmingly fun ...
Avedon exhibit at Tucson's Center for Creative Photography puts relationships into focus  Arizona Daily StarCenter for Creative Photography shows 80 images from its extensive collection.
Five-part video guide to time lapse photography guide with Brian Leary and Zeiss  imaging resourceZeiss contributor and photographer Brian Leary recently headed to Mexico City to create a series of videos about shooting time lapse photography. In the five ...
Leica targets street photographers with a pricey camera bundle  Digital TrendsDescribed by the camera company as "your perfect companion in the city," Leica's Street Kit for street photographers comprises a Leica CL camera body, a Leica ...
The best lighting kits for home studio or location photography  Digital Camera WorldBest flash lighting kits for the home studio or for shooting on location for portrait, fashion, and food photography.
Family Seeks Traveling Lifestyle Photographer to Travel the World  My Modern MetA family in the UK is searching for a lifestyle photographer to travel with their family around the world and capture their vacations.
Royal Society Publishing photography competition 2018 winners | Environment  The GuardianThe Royal Society's annual photography competition celebrates 'the power of photography to capture science in its many forms'
Snapshot: ‘Social Geography’, Shanghai Center of Photography  Financial TimesLuo Dan's 'on the road' photographs will be displayed alongside nine other Chinese photographers. Together they paint a portrait of a fast-changing nation.
Andy Rouse photography book will delight tiger lovers  Digital Camera WorldEnjoy 200 incredible images taken over a four-year period in Rajasthan, India, by top UK wildlife photographer.
Instant photography: An old-school medium with many young fans  The Straits TimesIt is an old-school medium, but Polaroids are still winning fans today.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
A tale of two cities: Martin Parr's photography captures Manchester then and now  The IndependentAt Manchester Art Gallery, in the beating heart of England's most happening city (sorry, London – you've had your turn), Martin Parr is showing a gaggle of ...
AquaTech Wants To Bring Professional-Level Ocean Photography To Your Smartphone  ForbesAlan Love-LaPan started creating waterproof camera casings for his own use. But when a professional cinematographer asked to buy a few, Love-LaPan knew ...
Jamie Hawkesworth's a blue painted fence  British Journal of PhotographyOpen to chance and experimentation, Jamie Hawkesworth has established a stellar career in fashion photography, but is now showing off an exhibition ...
National Geographic’s 2018 photo contest winner shows stunning aerial view of the desert  National GeographicIt was a hot day in the desert in late May, just outside of Apple Valley, California, and Jassen Todorov knew the searing heat would challenge his small plane—a ...
Photography workshop inspires passions for Chiniki college students  Rocky Mountain OutlookMORLEY – Everyone has a different way of looking at the world, and with the skills learned during a two-day adventure workshop through the Banff Centre, the ...
Capturing hope: Twin Cities photographer documents special families  KARE11.comMost families will rely on photography to capture moments and document their history of growth and change. But for one Twin Cities family, pictures also prove a ...
5 Awesome Smartphone Accessories for Better Photography, All an Extra 15% Off  The Mary SueHobbyists and professional photographers alike will love these accessories we found. Grab them for the holidays and use code MERRY15 for an extra 15% off ...
Travel Photography: Equipment and Pre-Travel Checklists  PetaPixelYou're full of excitement, and new adventures and life experiences are just around the corner. You have finally completed those last minute errands and your ...
Chinese photographer Lu Guang disappears in Xinjiang  British Journal of PhotographyDevelopment and Pollution by Lu Guang, commissioned by Greenpeace International. April 9, 2005. Most factories in Hainan Industrial Park of Wuhai City in ...
Hawkeye photographer: A dream come true on the Seahawks sidelines  MLT NewsThe following article was reproduced with permission from the Mountlake Terrace High School Hawkeye. You can see the entire article and all photos at this.
A Rich Family is Looking to Hire a Travel Photographer for $100,000+ Per Year  PetaPixelIf you love both photography and travel, a dream job opening may have just opened up for you. A very wealthy family in the UK is reportedly looking for a ...
Biography Captures The Charisma And Confidence Of Photographer Inge Morath  NPR"I'm fascinated by the necessity of quick decisions," Inge Morath told me more than 30 years ago, when she came to NPR for an interview. Morath was in the ...
12 Gifts for People Who Love Photography  ArtsyPhotographers are notoriously hard to find gifts for—they can be fastidious about which gear to buy, and very specific when it comes to the images they enjoy.
How a 19th-Century Photographer Made the First 'GIF' of a Galloping Horse  Smithsonian.comEadweard Muybridge photographed a horse in different stages of its gallop, a new Smithsonian podcast documents the groundbreaking feat.
National Geographic's Best Pictures of 2018  National GeographicNational Geographic's 100 best images of the year—curated from 107 photographers, 119 stories, and more than two million photographs.
Are You Guilty of Any of These Bad Photography Habits?  FstoppersThere are things professional photographers do that are almost certain to get them placed on Santa's “bad guy” list. Are you guilty of committing any of these ...
This Couple Went For A PUBG-Themed Wedding Photography & The ‘Shots’ Were A Winner Winner  ScoopWhoopSo it makes total sense to merge the two, something that this soon-to-be getting married couple did. They had a PUBG-themed wedding shoot. Advertisement ...
Indonesia's diversity through food photography - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta PostFood is key to bringing people of different backgrounds and cultures together, as the Indonesian Culinary Photography Exhibition shows at the GoetheHaus in ...
Behind the Scenes of a Year's Worth of Street Photography  PetaPixelI've been using some version of “street” photography as practice and exercise for all areas of my photography since I started taking it seriously in 2015, but I've ...
Candid Color Photography Highlights Moments of Beauty with 3 Kids  My Modern MetShin Noguchi captures candid color photographer that highlights moments of beauty with his three kids. He calls them improvisations, like jazz.
How Fascism Complicates the Beauty of Italian Postwar Photography  HyperallergicNeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960 presents an intricate survey on how photography changed (or didn't) during Italy's transition from Fascism to ...
Remote photography  GeographicalRemote photography is a vital tool in the geographic photographer's kit bag, says Keith Wilson.
Addis Foto Fest: ‘I’m trying to get African photographers into the international market’  Washington PostThe Addis Foto Fest features 152 photographers from 61 countries, but its central goal is to develop African photography.
Luc Sante on the Year's Best Photography Books  New York TimesOur photography roundup includes books by Abelardo Morell, Anne Brigman, Shomei Tomatsu and Lynsey Addario.
How NOT to Photograph an Elk  PetaPixelWhen photographing wild animals in the great outdoors (especially big ones), it's important to stay at a safe distance for the good of both you and the animal.
Through the lens of... Sophie Gladstone  Wallpaper*'Through the lens' is our monthly series that throws the spotlight on emerging photographers who are Wallpaper* contributors. Every month one photographer is ...
In an increasingly hostile environment, how do photographers in India find ways to negotiate space and access stories?  Telegraph IndiaIn an increasingly hostile environment, how do photographers in India find ways to negotiate space and access stories?
Storm photography a matter of preparation and having an escape route, weather tracker says  ABC NewsAvid storm photographer Jordan Cantelo travels extensively to capture the many spectacular weather events in WA's north. He shares some advice on how you ...
Spectacles of the past showcased by the best historic photography of 2018  New AtlasThe Historic Photographer of the Year is in its 2nd year but it's securing a place as one of the most exciting on the increasingly crowded annual calendar.
Hockey at Peggy's Cove lighthouse: Photograph becomes instantly iconic  CTV NewsA Halifax photographer has engineered an iconic Atlantic Canadian winter scene: A pick-up hockey game set against the backdrop of Peggy's Cove at sunset.
Travel Photographer of the Year 2018: the winners | Travel  The GuardianPhotographers from 142 countries submitted more than 20000 images for this year's TPOTY. Winning images will be displayed at a free exhibition at London ...
Photography book aims to challenge how we see people with Down's syndrome  ITV NewsA new photography project is aiming to challenge how society sees people with Down's syndrome. The Radical Beauty Project is a collection of beautiful, ...
Film Follows Photographer Jay Maisel's Move from His $55M NYC Studio  PetaPixelIn 1966, photographer Jay Maisel spent $102,000 buying a 6-floor, 35,000-square-foot, 72-room building in New York City that would become his home and ...
Travel Photographer of the Year winners revealed  The IndependentFrom the stunning mountains surrounding Canada's Lake Louise to stylish sapeurs on the streets of the Republic of the Congo, the winning photographs from ...
Action Oak photography comp, winners gallery - News  The TelegraphTREE-MENDOUS PHOTOGRAPHS HELP SAVE OUR OAKS. 'Oak Sunrise' by professional photographer Alan Price has won a prize in the International Garden ...

Travel and Scenic Photography 101

When you're driving through the mountains somewhere, and you... Read More

Pinhole Photography: Right Back to Basics

Why Pinhole Photography?It's fun. It's creative. It's educative about the... Read More

Birthday Party Photo Tips ? How to Make Yours Truly Stand Out

How many of the birthday party pictures you've seen are... Read More

Is Digital Photography Expensive?

Being such a fascinating device as the digital camera, this... Read More

Getting Rid of Red Eye

The photos you took of the party are really great... Read More

HP Digital Cameras - History and Beyond

HP has started making digital cameras only recently. However, the... Read More

Removing Cracks and Creases when Restoring Old Photos ? 5 Minute Digital Fix

A common problem with old photos is that they often... Read More

Top of the Line Digital Cameras

If you think that digital cameras are for snapshots only,... Read More

Tips for Taking Better Vacation Photos

Photos are a great way to share your travel experiences... Read More

A New Way to Use Old Snapshots

If you're like me, you have hundreds of photographs sitting... Read More

Disposable Underwater Cameras

Disposable digital and film cameras (also called single-use cameras) provide... Read More

Getting The Right Digital Camera For You

There are really great advantages in digital photography:You can shoot... Read More

Canon Digital Camera - from Humble Beginnings to World Class Company

Started in a single-room by three Japanese men in the... Read More

The Venice Rookery

Love is in the air at the Venice Rookery. The... Read More

Photo Equipment Lists

You arrive at your photo shoot excited about the images... Read More

Digital Imaging Explained

Digital Imaging is a process where an electronic photograph, scanned... Read More

How to Create a Family History Video Memoir with Photos and Interviews of Your Loved Ones

Here are examples of two basic videos you can create... Read More

Make Your Digital Camera Batteries Last Longer

One technology that hasn't kept up with the rapid pace... Read More

Christmas Rush this Holiday Season to go to Digital Photography

So you have rushed out into the malls in a... Read More

Digital Camera Macro Mode

The digital camera is a wonderful device that allows a... Read More

The Arizona Desert Museum

The vast beauty and richness of the desert can be... Read More

Photography - Rules of Composition

Composition is defined as the combining of distinct parts or... Read More

Photography - Things to Consider Before Buying a Camera

Before you are able to take the kind of photos... Read More

Get Closer to Your Subject

Almost any shot will look better if you take two... Read More

Terms Used The In The Stock Photography Business

So you are a small business person or web designer... Read More