Shawn S. Lealos

How to Set Up Your Kindle: A Detailed Tutorial

The Amazon Kindle remains one of the most popular E-Reader devices with millions of books available at some of the lowest prices you will find. If you decide to start using the Kindle for your electronic library, here are the steps you need to get it set up for your first use.

Tutorial: How Does a Kindle Work?

The Amazon Kindle is one of the easiest to use E-Readers on the market and once you understand all the features, you can find, buy and read a new book in the snap of a finger. Here is a list of the features as well as a tutorial on how to set up the Kindle to work for you.

Understanding the Color Temperature Chart

Color temperature is an important aspect of both photography and videography. This is an important aspect of both white balancing and getting the best quality image possible from your shoot. Here is a look at what it means and how you can use it to make you a better filmmaker.

The Best of the Magellan Handheld GPS Devices

When hiking, geocaching and hunting, it is often necessary to carry a pocket sized GPS unit to keep track of your location. Magellan offers a number of these handy little units with built-in maps to keep you from getting lost in the wilderness. Here are some choices and what they offer.

The Silder vs. Dolly Debate: Which is Right for You?

The dolly has long been seen as the most popular piece of filmmaking equipment when working with moving camera shots. However, a new piece of equipment called a camera slider has popped up as an alternative. How do we compare the difference with dolly and slider, and which is best for you?

The Guide to Making No-Budget Films

When one thinks about making a movie, millions of dollars are needed to complete this endeavor. Even when someone considers a micro budget movie, up to $100,000 is still needed to complete this. However, there is a way to make a film for no money. You just need a plan and a solid group of friends.

A Sample Chart of Accounts for a Photography Business

One of the items that many budding photographers overlook when starting their own business is the accounting principles that go along with it. It’s important to understand where the deductions lie as well as what expenses need to be accounted for. Here’s a list of the accounts used in your business.

Working with Photoshop Elements Layouts

While many people use Photoshop Elements to simply edit and publish their photography work, the program can also be used to create a number of fun and creative layouts. Whether you keep a scrapbook or just want to create some fun designs, this software gives you all the tools you need.

The Best of Quantaray Camera Lenses

Quantaray offers a number of accessories for digital cameras including flashes, chargers and lenses. The lenses offered by Quantaray work with cameras such as the Pentax, Minolta, Canon and Nikon. Here are some of the options when choosing Quantaray lenses for your cameras.

Creating New Photoshop Elements Backgrounds

While working on images in Photoshop Elements, there are many techniques you can use to manipulate your photographs. One of the fun methods of altering a photograph involves playing with the background in the image. Here are some things you can do with backgrounds using this software.