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Question from Eileen: I took some pictures with my new phone and downloaded them to my computer (HP desktop with Windows 11).
All the photos look fine when I view them on the phone, but on the computer several of my favorites are crooked.
Is there a way to straighten them without installing an extra program? [Read more…]
Question from Mariana: I just got my first smartphone and I love how I can use it as a camera!
I love taking pictures with my phone but when I go to look at them I sometimes need to rotate it to see a particular picture right-side up.
The problem is when I rotate my phone the pictures rotate too so I’m always looking at them from the same (wrong) angle. The orientation of the picture doesn’t change and I can never look at it the right way without getting a crick in my neck.
How can I prevent a picture from rotating when I rotate my phone?
Rick’s answer: [Read more…]
Countless books and how-to articles have been written explaining how to take great photos, but in my opinion there is one photography tip that trumps all the rest…
Take LOTS of pictures!
Yes, it’s true that an experienced professional photographer can adjust a few camera settings and frame the shot based on little more than intuition, then come away with a winner after snapping just a few exposures.
But not everyone is a pro, and that’s fine. You don’t have to be a professional photographer to have others believing you are a pro. [Read more…]
Question from Barbara: I bought a new computer with Windows 11 on it and after using it for a while I’ve decided that I despise the Photos app.
Can you recommend a good replacement for it?
Free would be great but I don’t mind paying if I have to in order to get a good one. [Read more…]