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We would all like to assume that we have the proper skills and technology to professionally edit our photos, whether or not we actually have the formal training. Simply knowing how to use tools like Photoshop make you seem like you really know what you’re doing. Lucky for us, SKRWT is a photography app that helps us look like we know what we’re doing without all the complicated processes. WHAT IS SKRWT, exactly? SKRWT is a perspective and lens correction app …

Polaroids are back in style, and millennials love them. It’s a way to turn average pictures into something artsy and different. The only issue is that those photos aren’t on your phone. The pictures are on paper, and there’s only one copy. Well, luckily there’s a way to fix that. The Google PhotoScan app can convert those Polaroids, or any printed photograph, into a digital form. This saves you the hassle of using an actual scanner. Let’s be real, the days …

A dog is man’s best friend, but a dog is not man’s best photography model. Most dogs are playful and energetic, which makes them harder to photograph but not impossible. Dogs make really cute and funny expressions, and they will never criticize you for making their nose look big! However, capturing a sharp, well-composed snapshot of your best friend isn’t always as simple as “Sit! Stay!” Here are a few tips from our friends who have photographed more than 25,000 …
Car from 3/4 angle

This blog post features tips from renowned automotive photographer Desmond Louw. In order to show how accessible these tips are to the rest of us, we asked our Director of Media Relations Chuck Ellis, who recently completed the restoration of a 1964 Plymouth Valiant, to use the tips to take some photos of his own car for this post. His commentary can be found on each photo’s caption.   – Editor Putting a camera in every cell phone has made us all …

My wife Julie had not touched a “real” camera for over 30 years. In that period of time, much has changed in camera technology since she used her Olympus Film camera. As a ballet dancer and instructor, she was interested in taking photos of dance back in the 1970s and ‘80s. She took two photography courses at a community college where she discovered that she had an exceptional eye for photo composition. But when that Olympus camera was stolen in …

There’s something special about a physical photo. Whether you’ve got shoeboxes of them or a collection of special polaroids, photographs are irreplaceable and take us back to special memories embedded in the stories of our lives. Because photos are so special to us, it’s important to digitize them so that you can preserve them forever (or even have them made into gorgeous wall art!). Option 1: Use a photo scanner  For the highest quality digital photos, use a scanner. Every …