Photo Tips for Non-Professionals: How To Avoid Blurry Pictures

Modern digital cameras equipped with automatic settings make it easy to take beautiful pictures of your family. Still there are some tips to remember to avoid pretty common photo defects that can not be fixed with photo retouching. We'll cover them one by one and give you very simple practical tips to avoid these mishaps. Our first topic is picture blurriness. ...more
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Dealing With Daily Digital Surveillance

Our everyday activities are being monitored, today, right now, either by self-imposed technology or the ever-present Big Brother....more

Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Photographer On Your List

From the hobbyist snapshooter to the hardcore photography nut, one thing is for sure: It's hard to go wrong with a gift of gear, gadgets and accessories related to what can be a time-consuming, expensive and utterly addictive activity. Seriously, trust me on this. So now that it's time for holiday gifting, what to buy for the photographer in your life? ...more
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Earth Promise: Reduce and Reuse: It Helps the Environment

Stuff.  Possessions.  Things. We all have way too much of it.  Especially if you have children or if you are one to hold onto things for sentimental reasons.  (You know who you are!) There may be a psychological underlying reason why you hold onto your stuff, but no matter what the reason is, there are ways to help reduce and reuse it. Here are some ideas to reduce and reuse: ...more

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Earth Promise: Fundraising With Green in Mind

Fundraising With Green In Mind Although school is coming to an end, this is the ideal time to organize school fundraisers for the 2009-2010 school-year.   ...more

Farewell My Little Canon

Cross Posted At Megan's Minute. Megan's Minute lost a significant contributor over the Christmas holiday.  In fact it was so disturbing, it's only now I've been able to bring myself to write about it. Sniff, sniff. This contributor captured the beauty of Longwood Gardens.  It roamed the back alleys of the 2007 US Open to document the qualifying rounds.  It was there on opening night when I saw Serena Williams play in person for the first time.  It took every picture of every Handbag Of The Month.  It helped make my beloved Daisy a star. It contributed thousands of words, but never touched a keyboard. ...more

Five great Web sites for writers

Want to know which digital camera is best for your budget and your purpose? Or how to shorten that URL to an easier-to-remember Web address? Or whether a Web site has published your content without legal permission? How about finding information about fair poetry and writing contests? Or maybe just find a site with forums, markets and writer-bewares (not to mention a free newsletter). Here are five Web sites useful to writers. Read more at Creative Writer US . ...more