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A great way to be able to get high-quality photography gear at affordable prices is to buy used equipment. There are many ways for private individuals to contact each other to buy or sell used cameras and lenses such as eBay, Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, classified ads on local newspapers, or at events such as garage
The usual course of events is that once we have exchanged our photography services for people’s hard earned cash a few times, we need a website to show off our wares. This used to involve contacting a web guy, having multiple arguments and lots of back and forth, and then eventually you have a website
If you’ve been in the photography game long enough, then you’ll remember that back in the day the prospect of setting up your own photography website was more of a hindrance than something to look forward to. Luckily, processes have become far more automated and streamlined and if you hire a web designer or do
When it comes to storing your precious photo archive, traditional hard drives are so passe. Local storage is fine, but the best cloud storage for photos provides convenience, security, flexibility and most importantly, access anywhere in the world. There’s also the fact that you never have to worry about multiple local backups ever again. That
Here’s the thing about photographers – we are artists. As an aspiring photographer, it can take a long time to accept the word “artist” but it is absolutely true. You no doubt feel your way through your work. You see landscapes and lighting before bottom lines and things like, you know, eating. An artist is
We all need a bit of inspiration in our lives from time to time. In the photography world, this can range from getting us out of the house to even a different choice of lens. A few words in the right circumstance can make the difference. That’s the main reason for compiling this little list
Camera rentals and lens rentals are great alternatives to purchasing new equipment. Photography equipment is a major investment, so professionals and other advanced photographers are used to the idea of gear being expensive. This makes camera and lens rentals an attractive option for many amateur and beginning photographers. Here are some benefits to renting a
Learning the plethora of terms and definitions for any subject area can be an ongoing task. Considering all the areas of photography, there can be a lot to learn, some specific to film and some to digital. We will be dealing with what you could consider as the fundamental terms in photography, rather than other
Emojis are a fun way to express yourself on your Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, or Twitter. There are so many of these social media symbols that it’s easy to forget how to type them all out. There are thousands of emojis that you can choose from – and one of the primary benefits of them is
Among the hottest current trends for gadgets, technology, and even gifts, is wearable technology. It’s not a fad, like Pet Rocks or Gangnam Style were. I would define a trend as something that picks up rapidly in popularity, but has long-term staying power. Mobile telephones, for instance, were a trend in the late 1980s, and
Wearable technology is the current Next Big Thing. Fitness tracking and other health-related monitoring is one of the primary reasons for the current popularity of smartwatches. In September 2018, Apple Inc. released the latest version in the line of Apple Watches, the Apple Watch Series 4. What Does an Apple Watch Do? Apple Watch Series