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Feb 12

Get the Best Valentine’s Day Photos

The picture of love.

A picture is worth a thousand words, which is “I love you” about 333 times. And it’s true that a great picture really can capture love to the 333rd power. A bad picture, on the other hand, can mean the end of a relationship, and an invitation for lies and resentments. (“Honey, I think you look really cute with red eyes”/ “You’re always blinking in our photos together — are you going through this relationship blindly?”)

With lots of models, from the most basic to the top rated digital cameras, now loaded with photo-enhancing features, you can make sure that you (and your valentine) always look your best. Learn more about some of these features that can help the photogenically-challenged, and the cameras that employ them.

 Red-eye correction:

Even though the zombie look might be cute on some, it’s not for most. Luckily, many cameras now have red-eye reducing capability, which means it recognizes the presence of red eyes and corrects them before the photo is even saved. Nikon’s COOLPIX top rated digital cameras come with this feature, as do the Canon PowerShot, so you can look bright-eyed and blissful no matter the occasion.

Smile shutter:

Being with your significant other always makes you happy, right? Now you can make sure to show it, thanks to the smile shutter feature. Basically, the camera waits until it detects a smile, which will then release the shutter. The Sony Cybershot DSC-W650 and other grin-favoring, top rated digital cameras are designed to turn your frown upside down.

Skin softening:

Maybe love can give you wrinkles. Maybe not. In any case, you can put your freshest face forward with your camera’s skin softening mode. It helps to smooth the skin tone on your subjects’ faces, so you’ll look even more youthful in photos than you do in memories. Check out the Nikon COOLPIX L120 and the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3K top rated digital cameras for this feature.

What does love look like to you? Upload an image to the comments that you think captures the feeling.

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