Geek to Live: Portraits at Lifehacker

March 9, 2006

Lifehacker.com is a terrific resource for living in the web age. But it explains itself better than I can:

Computers make us more productive. Yeah, right. Lifehacker recommends the downloads, web sites and shortcuts that actually save time. Don’t live to geek; geek to live.

Now that you know how cool lifehacker is, check out today’s feature article – written by none other than yours truly! Here’s the deal.

You: a novice photographer.

Your gear: a point-and-shoot digital camera.

The challenge: take a passable portrait.

You can do it. Follow these suggestions and you’ll be saying mission accomplished.

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  1. Hey, that’s great! I didn’t know any of those things, except for the part about never using digital zoom.

  2. Thanks, I hope it’s helpful to folks. These are just tips I read about elsewhere and was able to incorporate into my own photography, such as it is. I’m always looking for additional tips like these, so I thought others might like to see what I’ve discovered so far.

  3. Great job dude.

  4. Thanks, Dr. Gray!

  5. Good job! Love the humor you sprinkled throughout. It’s a helpful guide, can’t wait to try out some of those suggestions!

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