About Amna El Tawil

Amna Eltawil is an Egyptian journalist. Through her years of journalism, she has worked for top publications and organizations like John Maxwell organization, the International Herald Tribune, and Al Wafd. She also worked for the largest media network in the middle east: MBC on a full-time basis. When she is not working, Amna can probably be found in bed with a book cuddling with her beloved Siberian Husky.

Amna has written 210 articles so far, you can find them below.

5 Best Minolta Cameras

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Minolta is a well-known Japanese manufacturer of cameras founded back in 1928. What made this brand popular is the fact they made the first integrated autofocus 35mm SLR camera system. About a decade ago Minolta announced they would no longer produce cameras as they wanted to leave the business of selling film and digital cameras.

8 Best Wireless Flash Triggers

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Are you planning to take your photography game to the next level? Be sure to invest in wireless products! One of the handiest and useful photography gadgets these days is a flash trigger. These little devices help you capture the most perfect and enduring shot without blurring or disrupting the camera quality. If you’re planning

8 Best Long Exposure Lenses

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Camera hunting isn’t easy but finding the perfect lens can be even more challenging. If you’re looking to try your hand at long exposure photography, a new lens is in order. But how do you know which long exposure lenses are the best for your needs? Long exposure photography is based on taking still shots

7 Best Entry-Level Tripods

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As a budding photographer, it’s understandable to focus on cameras and lenses. However, another essential part of any photographer’s kit is a tripod.  When you begin using your DSLR, you’ll realize that sometimes your hands are just not stable enough, especially when you’re trying to take longer exposures at night. This is where a tripod

8 Best Cameras for Explorers

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Exploring is a riveting experience that many people cherish. To capture these memorable journeys, explorers and travelers look for cameras that can lock all the grandeur of the world conveniently.  Hence, explorers must have cameras that they can carry with ease. It’s best to look for cameras that can capture images precisely and have easy

7 Best Add-On Smartphone Lenses

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It’s straightforward to overlook the quality of your smartphone camera as it’s relatively simple to compensate for other flawed features. For example, you can work around low internal memory by installing a memory card, because it is relatively less complex to choose a memory card.  On the other hand, to improve the quality of photos

8 Best Cheap Professional Cameras

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To capture a perfect moment and retain all the aspects and beauty of the scene in a picture is no easy task. To obtain such qualitative precision, you need to understand the elements of exposure, background lighting, sharpness, and resolution to name a few.  However, no matter how skilled you are, a good quality camera

7 Best Lenses for Candid Portraits

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There is something wonderful and meaningful about capturing a candid moment for what it is. In a candid portrait, you showcase real moments and real connections between individuals without them being aware that they are being photographed. To capture candids effectively, one needs to have the right camera setup with them. Since moments occur spontaneously,

9 Best Zoom Lenses

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Once you make your way into the field of photography, you’ll realize that pure skill can only take you so far. Sometimes you need to invest in the right tools to allow your photographic vision to come to fruition. If you want to take a step into long-range photography, one of the best things you

8 Best Affordable Leica Cameras

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The singular joy of capturing a moment perfectly on camera is an unparalleled victory. One careful click determines the entire picture. But behind these clicks are techniques of creativity, precision, handling, and camera quality.  Since World War II, technology has swiftly expanded in the world of cameras, with each new design created to take a

9 Best Nikon Travel Lenses

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Traveling is a definite part of a photographer’s life. Perhaps you are going out to a client’s location, or maybe you have decided to go on an adventure to find new scenery to capture. Regardless of the reason behind your travels, there is a need for compact lenses when you are carrying all of your

7 Best Value Cameras

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Photography can quickly grow into an expensive hobby – and when you decide to become a professional, you suddenly have significantly higher expenses. If you are planning to use a digital camera for capturing memories with loved ones and you find yourself on a somewhat tight budget, then there is no need to worry. Looking

6 Best Beginner DSLRs

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Photography is exciting and full of anticipation. The remarkable adventures that photography can take you on can leave an eternal footprint in your memory. However, long before you become an expert photographer, it’s a given that you’ll stumble on some mistakes. You will likely fumble with adjusting the elements of the camera like highlights, focus,

8 Best Full-Frame Cameras

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Full-frame cameras are unquestionably the best type of camera you can get your hands on. Previously reserved for professional photographers because of their high price, the modern full-frame camera provides the same performance but at a much lower price.  What exactly is it that makes full-frame cameras superior to their equally amazing counterparts? Full-frame cameras

9 Best On-Camera Microphones

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Audio quality is crucial to high-quality video production. It’s challenging to make professional videos with low-quality audio. Although many cameras come with an on-camera microphone, the audio quality on these microphones sometimes just doesn’t cut it. If you are into vlogging, broadcasting, or the making of instructional videos, you must have struggled to create something

5 Best Sony Lenses

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For any skilled photographer, Sony lenses are definitely the go-to choice. But, their top-quality performance always comes at a high price. You will find both APS-C models fit for enthusiasts and hobbyists, and the full-frame models perfect for professionals.  If you already got a nice camera with lenses, there is a reason you should be

9 Best Camera Backpacks Under $100

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Most photographers spend a lot of cash on laptops for editing photos, cameras, and lenses. However, they forget about the vital thing- a way of making all their gear transportable. Usually, this means using a backpack. Photographers should be keen on several things when selecting a backpack. The camera backpack should contain features that not

6 Best Canon Lenses

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Finding the right Canon lens for your camera can be stressful, especially when you’re ordering it online. There are multiple things you need to consider – such as the size of the lens, the type, and the reviews. All Canon lenses produced are highly renowned and so it is difficult to only name just a

6 Best Budget Video Cameras

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Video recording performance on cameras has evolved through the years from a niche feature into a standard one. Now, almost all devices, including smartphones and PCs, are made with high-resolution cameras for photos and videos. Buyers of new cameras, therefore, expect more value other than basic features and compatibility.  That being said, you shouldn’t expect

8 Best Cheap HD Cameras

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Since they were introduced in the early 2000s, advances in technology have made the price tags on HD cameras cheap. These cheap cameras fulfill a plethora of functions: video surveillance, personal vlogs, or just shooting your family events. Creativity and freedom are transforming most enthusiasts into walking studios. The technology is also getting better, making

8 Best Full-Frame DSLR Cameras

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Whether you’re a professional photographer or a picture taking enthusiast, you’ll want a camera that can consistently capture high-quality images without any hassle. Full-frame DSLR cameras are the perfect cameras to satisfy the needs of many such photography experts. Full-frame DSLR cameras offer sensors that are larger than those of traditional DSLRs – 36 x

8 Best Cameras for Studio Photography

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As a photographer, you can choose the setting for your photoshoots. Photographers that shoot indoors, in a managed setting, are known as studio photographers. Studio photography allows photographers to control all aspects of the environment. They control the lighting, the backdrops, wind, and any other props. Shooting in a studio can give you a lot