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How a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Works

How a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) Camera Works

The modern DSLR camera is a well-designed and finely tuned machine that produces fantastic images in the right hands. If you’re a beginner all you have to do is raise the camera to your eye and press the shutter release. But if you’ve ever wondered how your DSLR actually works and what happens in the […]

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How Focal Length Affects Portraits

How Focal Length Affects Portraits

You might already know that an 85mm lens is just about the ideal focal length for shooting portraits—if you’re using a full-frame camera. The 105mm is also a good focal length to shoot portraits with, as is the 135mm. The longer the focal length, the more compressed and therefore realistic your portraits appear to be. […]

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Top 10 Beach Bird Photography Tips

Top 10 Beach Bird Photography Tips

Photographing birds at the beach seems easier than it actually is. Contrary to what a lot of first time bird photographers think, a number of things go into making a bird photography session successful. Steve Perry shares some interesting tips and anecdotes from his experiences to help you shoot better bird photos at the beach: 1. […]

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Are You Making These Portrait Photography Mistakes?

Are You Making These Portrait Photography Mistakes?

Portrait photography is a difficult art. It requires you to bring together not only your skills in photography but also your interpersonal skills. Photographer Miguel Quiles from Adorama breaks down the top three mistakes that portrait photographers tend to make and how to solve them: 1. Lack of communication Not communicating with the model is probably one […]

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Sony Camera Factory Tour

Sony Camera Factory Tour

Richard Sibley from Photo Gear News recently visited the Sony factories in Japan and Thailand. He was allowed into the Japan factory where the A9 sensor is made, as well as inside the Thailand factory where the A9 is assembled. Of course he wasn’t allowed to film in certain areas, nor document certain proprietary processes […]

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How to Use a Hand-Held Light Meter

How to Use a Hand-Held Light Meter

Light meters are hugely underrated in photography. Pros love them, but amateurs and enthusiasts find them a bit of a redundancy, especially with all the on-board clever metering modes in modern DSLRs. So, does the humble external light meter stand a chance facing the deluge of modern DSLRs? Yes it does, and for the simple […]

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5 Ways to Leverage the Power of Instagram

5 Ways to Leverage the Power of Instagram

Instagram doesn’t need an introduction. It has become as much a part of our daily lives as a hot cup of coffee. For many photographers, it’s the daily dose of inspiration that they can’t live without. But if you’ve simply been skimming through your Instagram feed, you’re not using it to its fullest potential. Joe […]

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5 Tips for Better Car Photography

5 Tips for Better Car Photography

Photographing a lean, mean driving machine is the dream of every automotive photographer. There are hundreds of different ways to photograph a car. In this video, Chris Hau shares some of his best automotive photography tips: 1. Angles and Positions Get several different shots of the car. Hau has suggestions for which angles work best. […]

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How to Work with Challenging Photography Locations

How to Work with Challenging Photography Locations

Arrived at your destination and found the location tough to shoot in? Been assigned by a client to shoot in a location that’s, well, anything but easy? There are a million different things that can go wrong for a photographer. Being asked to shoot at a challenging location is just one of them. At times […]

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Camera Basics for a Blurry Bokeh Background

Camera Basics for a Blurry Bokeh Background

You may have heard about the words bokeh or bokehlicious—probably tossed around by other photographers. But what exactly do they mean? Sheldon Evans elaborates: What is bokeh? Bokeh refers to the out of focus areas of your image. You may have seen this effect already—it’s hard to miss. A small area of an image, often […]

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