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Easy Guide to Light Modifiers

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Modifying the sources of light around us is the primary job of all photographers. It doesn’t matter if you’re a daylight-only shooter or prefer a complicated, multi-light setup, it’s all about lighting your subjects and scene exactly as you want them. In this regard, there are loads of kits and light modifiers on the market

When Is It Time to Retire a Camera Lens?

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Answering the question, ‘When Is It Time to Retire a Camera Lens?’ is a bit like asking how long is a piece of string? There are so many factors and variables that dictate if a camera lens is still usable or not. In theory, a camera lens that has been carefully stored and looked after

Beginners Guide to Focal Lengths

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Focal length can be a strange concept when your first start out in photography. Those seemingly arbitrary numbers labeled on a lens, usually in millimeters. However, once you learn the principles behind focal length, the information can teach you on a number of levels from how wide-angle or zoomed in your image will look to

When Is the Right Time to Upgrade Your Camera?

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Cameras, cameras, cameras. There are so many to choose from, so when it’s time to upgrade your camera, which model is the best option? The first thing you need to decide is if an upgrade is needed. Is your current model worn out? Do you need newer facilities, or do you simply want an upgrade?

The Best Travel Lenses for Canon & Nikon

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The type of camera kit you travel with can be completely different from equipment used for regular day-to-day photography work. Depending on the job, a variety of equipment from different cameras bodies, lenses and lighting gear lets you choose the appropriate items for shooting a certain subject in a certain scenario. However, when it comes

Zoom Lenses vs. Prime Lenses: Which Is Right for You?

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When deciding what’s the best glass to fit on the front of your camera, one of the main debates is always between prime and zoom lenses. Many times the debate centers around a quality issue. There may be other features to argue upon such as image stabilization, autofocus/manual focus, the different ways you use a

7 Awesome Camera Battery Life Hacks

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Battery life, and how much performance we can get out of our devices, is front of mind for everybody these days. Especially important for us photographers is the battery life of our cameras. We’re not quite there yet with battery technology which will allow us to take images all day long, with everything switched on

The Best Canon Lenses for DSLR Models

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If you own a DSLR then you’ll eventually own a bunch of lenses. Which lenses you choose will come down to the subjects you shoot most often and your budget. The initial choices come down to if you own a crop sensor/APS-C or full-frame camera. The recent introduction of the EOS R range of mirrorless