Photography Topics

=== by Bob Sutherland ===

I am a retired Computer Science teacher with an interest in photography. After joining a local community photography club I created some web pages for photographers.

My first project was to create a list of software for photographers. On my first attempt I just listed five photo editors. On my second attempt I created a long list of photo editors and other photography related programs.

My second project was to create beginner lessons on how to use a variety of photo editors. My lesson topics include how to resize photos, how to type and draw on photos, and how to capture an image of your computer screen.

Photo Editing Software
Here is a short list of some free programs and shareware programs that can be used for photo editing.
Software for Photographers
Here is a long list of available photo editors and a few programs for scanning, photo stitching and video slideshow creation. I have included programs for computers, tablets and smartphones. Prices range from free to expensive.
How to Calibrate an Apple Macintosh Monitor
This web page describes two methods that you can use to calibrate the display of your Apple Macintosh computer.
Resizing Digital Photographs
This is a series of beginner lessons I have created for seven different photo editing programs. In each lesson I teach you how to start up the program, open a photograph file, resize the photograph, and then save or export the file.
Writing on Digital Photographs
This is a series of lessons I have created for three photo editing programs. In each lesson I teach you how to draw shapes and type text on photographs.
Where to Sleep?
A playful, fictional, short story I created to demonstrate typing text on a photograph.
How to capture a picture of your computer screen
This is a lesson on how to use computer software to take a screenshot picture of what is being displayed on your computer screen. I have included instructions for four different programs that are each capable of capturing screenshots.
How to view camera settings saved in a digital photograph?
A lesson on using photo editing programs on computers and mobile devices to view camera settings and metadata information saved in digital photograph files.
A Comparison of Aspect Ratio Shapes Used in Photography
Have you ever wondered why the shape of photographs and the shape of computer screens are not the same? This is a two page lesson on measuring and working with some of the common aspect ratio shapes you will encounter in digital photography.