About Paul Skidmore

Paul is an avid traveler and photography who has visited such far-flung destinations as Antarctica, Greenland, and Svalbard. His passion for creative writing started at an early age when reading works by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Website: http://www.haveyoupackedthecamera.com
Paul has written 149 articles so far, you can find them below.

5 Best Canon Macro Lenses Under $500

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Macro photography is one of the most enjoyable types of photography to undertake as it offers great creative freedom. You can create abstract macro shots, close-up textures of materials, and beautiful detailed shots of wildlife, for example. The best Canon macro lenses under $500 will help you produce quality macro work. Canon has a decent

6 Best Third-Party Prime Lenses for Nikon

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Nikon DSLR cameras users have access to a huge range of lenses. They can purchase official Nikon NIKKOR lenses, but there is also a top selection of third-party prime lenses for Nikon cameras too. Third-party lenses from manufacturers like Sigma and Tamron offer brilliant quality and great flexibility for your photography. While it ideal to

6 Best Third-Party Prime Lenses for Canon

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Photographers usually stick with official lenses for their DSLR cameras, leading to a misconception that third-party lenses are lower quality or may not produce the same results as an official manufacturer’s lens. We aim to dispel this myth by showcasing the best third-party prime lenses for Canon DSLR cameras. Prime lenses provide a single focal

5 Best 200mm Lenses

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The 200mm focal length is widely used and is one of the most popular shooting distances. As a result, there is a great selection of 200mm lenses available. This is not one of the most popular prime lenses available as photographers tend to choose 100mm or 300mm, however, the lenses we feature are fantastic quality.

6 Best Tamron Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras

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Tamron is one of the best third-party lens manufacturers for Canon in the world, in addition to Nikon and Sony cameras. In this guide, we look specifically at Tamron lenses for Canon DSLR cameras. Tamron has an excellent offering of lenses specifically for Canon full-frame DSLR cameras. They have both a budget range suitable for

5 Best Night Vision Binoculars for Under $200

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Binoculars are useful accessories for a range of purposes, and night vision binoculars in particular are great if you love exploring outdoors and spotting nocturnal animals in their natural habitat. Using night vision, you can see what your eyes cannot. In comparison to animals, humans have a relatively poor low-light vision due to the makeup

Photoshop 2020: The Latest Evolution of Adobe’s Powerful Graphics Editing Software

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Adobe Photoshop has remained one of the most popular raster graphics and post-processing tools available. Photoshop 2020 is the latest version of this great program, combining powerful editing processes with a simple interface. Photoshop 2020 adds numerous improvements to previous versions. For example, it has a general improved performance. Whilst previous versions were certainly not

6 Best Lenses for Nikon Mirrorless Cameras

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In this Lumoid guide, we look at the best lenses for Nikon mirrorless cameras. Like other manufacturers, Nikon has expanded its range of mirrorless devices, and this seems to be a recurring trend. Mirrorless cameras are compact but still have excellent functionality. Popular examples of Nikon mirrorless cameras include the extremely powerful Z7, the mid-range

6 Best Lenses for Canon Mirrorless Cameras

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In recent years, Canon has pushed the development of its mirrorless range of DSLRs. These mirrorless devices are re-defining photography and the way the manufacturers produce DSLR cameras. Mirrorless devices are often much smaller, easier to handle, and lighter without much sacrifice in quality. But what about the lenses? The range of lenses for Canon

Oculus Go: A Portable Standalone VR Headset

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Oculus is one of the main competitors in the virtual reality industry. Their headsets are some of the best available and feature groundbreaking technology. The Oculus Go is a small and portable device that is perfect for entertainment purposes. This is a complete VR headset that does not require tethering to an external device. Furthermore,

6 Best Macro Attachments for Smartphones

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Smartphones today have amazing cameras. Some of these cameras have resolutions and features that even rival point-and-shoot and entry-level DSLR models. While basic smartphone cameras are brilliant, you can enhance their usability further with attachable lenses. To help you narrow down your options, we’ll look specifically at macro attachments for smartphones. These small lenses provide