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How Does Auto-Focusing Work?

How Does Auto-Focusing Work?

The science behind camera auto-focusing systems can be an intimidating subject for a beginner. In this short video Techquickie attempts to unravel the mumbo-jumbo: There are many different types of auto-focusing systems. They can be broadly broken down into two basic types: active and passive. Spoiler: All DSLR cameras use one or more forms of […]

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How a DSLR Shutter Works

How a DSLR Shutter Works

You probably know everything there is to know about your DSLR, including the way the shutter mechanism works. But have you ever had the opportunity to look at it in its bare form? The way the system works without the clutter of the rest of the components and contraptions added to the camera? Chris Marquardt […]

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Photography Weather Conditions: To Go or Not to Go

Photography Weather Conditions: To Go or Not to Go

Have you had one of those moments when one part of your brain tells you to stay inside while the other part persistently tries to push and shove you out the front door? Well, we all experience mixed feelings when we’re in an intense fight with ourselves. For every time that we do head out to make images, there […]

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How to Annoy a Wildlife Photographer

How to Annoy a Wildlife Photographer

It’s a fine day and you’re enjoying what you love: photographing wildlife. Then out of the blue, someone drops in to spoil your day. With an endless barrage of ridiculous questions and remarks that fluctuate between the mundane and the obnoxious, the pretentious nature lover manages to kill your appetite for good photography. You’re saved […]

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Winter Landscape Photography: 7 Tips

Winter Landscape Photography: 7 Tips

Winter photography isn’t always as simple as it seems. It’s a careful mix of fighting the elements and using your photography skills to produce images that really capture the mood of the moment. There are a lot of aspects that you have to keep in mind in order to capture something worth the while. This […]

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How to Photograph Stars in the Night Sky

How to Photograph Stars in the Night Sky

Love shooting long exposures of the night time sky but struggle with the exposure and other settings? This simple tutorial by Mango Street might just be what you need to get going: The Best Lens for Nighttime Long Exposure Photography The recommended lens for night time sky/star photography is a wide angle with a fast, […]

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Advanced Bokeh Tips

Advanced Bokeh Tips

Combining flash with ambient light isn’t always an easy thing to do, especially when you have to balance the exposure in a way so that you get a nice bokeh going in the picture. The flash, even when it is fired at its lowest power, can produce a blinding amount of light. Gavin Hoey shows […]

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Quick and Easy Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Quick and Easy Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

Whether it is something special made on a rainy afternoon or a birthday cake, food photography is something that we do without even realizing. The following tips can be used by anyone looking to improve their food photography skills: Good Backgrounds “Good pictures starts from the back.” — Marcin Lewandowski There can’t be a more apt epithet […]

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Tips for Protecting Your Photo Gear in Bad Weather

Tips for Protecting Your Photo Gear in Bad Weather

If you’re anything like Chase Jarvis, who has a penchant for finding himself in some of the most inhospitable places for photography on the face of the earth, then you should take a few pointers from the man himself. Bad weather may be great for photography, but it’s not ideal for your equipment. Dust, dirt, […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Change of Seasons in Patagonia

Interesting Photo of the Day: Change of Seasons in Patagonia

Max Rive‘s breathtaking image of Patagonia could very well be passed off as a painting. Look closely and you’ll be surprised at the incredible amount of detail that this image offers. The lovely, vibrant colors of the forest, interrupted abruptly with the snow-clad mountains tell a contrasting story. And the sun streaking through the branches […]

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