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I know so many beginner photographers and I would absolutely love to somehow transfer the knowledge of photography that I've got in my head into...
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I rarely, if ever, use my camera's flash. I think you'll hear this same sentiment from professional photographers as well. While the built in...
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When you're setting your camera's ISO, shutter speed, and aperture manually, you're in, well...Manual mode. You have to be. You wouldn't be able...
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Simply put, the aperture in a camera lens is the adjustable hole that allows light through the lens and into the camera. Some lenses have fixed...
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Camera shutters are like eyelids. They open for certain amounts of time and they stay closed for certain amounts of time. When a camera is off or...
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I am going to keep this post short and sweet. ISO can end up being a huge topic and for a beginner, people tend to talk about a lot of stuff you...
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Megapixels are the things that camera manufacturers loves to plaster all over their advertising. You've likely heard of them. They're what makes...
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For this post, I'll focus on we amateur photographers. If you're a professional, you've likely got the work/life balance thing figured out. Most...
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When you decide to begin working with people, animals, or anything that has a mind of its own, be prepared to engage in a lot of trial and error...
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This is an excellent question and one that many of us have asked ourselves over the years. Going into business for yourself is an exciting...
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I remember back when I was first starting out with photography, one of my friends who had more experience than I did kept telling me about how he...
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When you take a photograph, does the photo look warm or does it look cool? The look of the image depends on the overall color temperature of the...
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Back when I was in elementary school, we used to have to pick teams to play certain games during gym class. I remember getting all excited when it...
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If you've ever read any of these types of posts before, you probably know that they can be all over the place. One person's beginner gear has the...
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I'm sure this question gets asked a lot by folks who think their pictures look just fine out of the camera. I was like this for so long. That is...
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This is obviously a very popular question because if your photos aren't sharp, they're nothing. They're unusable. No matter how great the lighting...
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This is actually a pretty awesome question. Many beginning photographers don't quite understand all the power their cameras are capable of, so...
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Purchasing a camera body is sometimes easier than purchasing a camera lens. When it comes to camera bodies, sure, there are many to choose from...
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JodyBuchanan
I'm curious as to what other photographers think about this topic. I personally take tons of portrait shots, so I obviously have a liking for...
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Learning about photography can be tricky. There's definitely a curve to it. At the beginning, you don't know a thing other than to set the camera...
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I take a lot of portrait photography and still life photography and I would love to have a way to figure out exactly what my depth of field will...
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If you're a macro photographer, you need to know what focus stacking is. You don't even need to be a very experienced macro photographer or one...
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This is a question many new photographers ask. I've heard it a lot and I'm not sure I've ever seen a simple and easy to follow answer. I'd like to...
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Fast lenses are things you'll hear about during your entire photography hobby or career. Amateurs and professionals alike enjoy throwing this term...
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Aperture Priority mode is one of the most fun camera settings available. Well, there are only a few settings, but this is definitely one of the...
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I've got a new one for you. It's snowing in the northeast today and my lady is outside taking pictures of birds as I sit here and type. She asked...
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One of the worst things that can happen to a camera lens is to have the lens glass crack. It's a horrible sight. Having the glass crack is...
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