Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Find us at our new URL

We updated our blog address to the following:

Update your RSS feeds and bookmarks so you won't miss our {totally awesome} posts. Thanks for reading and be sure to keep taking pictures!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Create a calendar for the school year

Here at Pro Digital Photos, you can create your own custom calendar that begins on any month of the year. Since the school year is just about to start, now is a great time to design your calendar as a gift for your college student, child's teacher or you (the organized mom?)
Creating these custom calendars is super easy! Just download our free software (that is compatible with both Macs and PCs), choose your size (11x17" or 8.5x11") and place your photos (both on calendar days and the header). There is also a library of clip art you can use to help remember birthdays, anniversaries and holidays.

What are you waiting for? Create your one-of-a-kind calendar today by starting here. Happy school year!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Have you been to our store lately?

Have you been in to Pro Digital Photos lately? Take a peek at our photo boutique. Perhaps this is the perfect place to arrange your photo books and calendars or choose your wedding announcements?

Our staff is alway very helpful in helping you with your projects. Our store front also visually gives you ideas of the many products we offer and what you can create with your photos.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Are we on your iPhone?

Pro Digital Photos is proud to introduce that our app is now available on iTunes by clicking here! Now you can stay connected with what is going on here at Pro Digital Photos and stay updated from our blog, Facebook, and Twitter. You will also have access to receive exclusive coupons through our app and be able to see our featured picture of the day.

Download it now!
It's fast and free.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Top Ten Tips for Better Photos

We found a great list of tips to help everyone become a better photographer. You can see the complete list with added details by clicking here.
1. Move in Closer
Each time you see a subject, take a shot and then move in closer for a better one.
2. Be Quick
Don't lose your subject because you are making sure your knobs and buttons are set correctly. There is no such thing as taking too many pictures.

3. Compose Your Picture with Care
Your eye should be able to move along an interesting path. Use the rule of thirds.
4. Be Selective
Try and keep unwanted and distracting subjects out of the picture.
5. Focus on Your Subject
Practice changing your f-stop and creating a different depth-of-field specific to what you are a shooting.
6. Experiment with Shutter Speed
Play around with different lenses and different speeds. You will be surprised what you end up capturing.
7. Look at the Light
Be aware of the light, inside or out, and which way your shadows are falling.
8. Watch the Weather, too
Remember the color of the sky will affect the colors in your picture. If it is overcast, it will mute the colors. Where as a bright and vivid sky can add color.
9. Keep your Camera Setting Simple
Find a simple setting or two that seems to work the best. That way you control the settings instead of them controlling you.
10. Be Bold
Don't be afraid to get the shot that you want. Be daring!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Drop It Modern: fresh looks for a cool price

Do you ever look at other pictures and wish, "If I could, I would have cool backdrops like that. And if I did, it would make all the difference!" There is a company out there called Drop It Modern that makes that wish become a reality. They make a great line of backdrops available at an affordable rate. They are unique, high quality and designed by professional photographers. Just look at some of the options:

So go ahead and check out DropItModern.com. The possibilities are endless when you have a darling backdrop.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Pro Digital Photo Books

Are your pictures simply surviving as dormant files on your computer? Does anybody look at them anymore? A great way to preserve your memories is to create a photo book.

At Pro Digital, our photo books are completely customizable -- from backgrounds to layout to borders -- and can be created using our FREE software download. Sizes begin at 5x7" and go to 12x12", ranging from simple photo flip books to beautiful full-size digital scrapbooks. So move on from your pictures rotating on the computer screen saver to creating something tangible you can all enjoy!

You can learn more about this service (including pricing details) by clicking here.