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Is 4k Really Better than 1080p?

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If you’ve shopped for video cameras, cameras, or even televisions, you’ll have come across the terms “Full HD 1080p” and “4k”. 
These refer to the video resolution or the quality and detail in playback. 4k, also called Ultra High Definition (UHD), refers to the almost 4,000 horizontal pixels it has, whereas Full HD 1080p refers to […]

How to Take Good Marketing Photos

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These days, it’s impossible to ignore the importance of photos for marketing your business. Just take a look at some of these statistics: 

Articles with related images get 94% more views than articles without them.60% of consumers say they’re more likely to contact a business that has an image in the local search results.67% of consumers […]

15 Essential Photography Terms and Definitions to Master

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When you start any new hobby—whether it’s knitting or kiteboarding—one of the biggest hurdles is overcoming the jargon you come across. Photography is no different. 

In fact, there is such a huge breadth of photography terminology that it’s natural to be quickly overwhelmed. But we’re here to take the load off with this dedicated photography glossary. 

Ready […]

Phase detection vs contrast detection: which autofocus is better?

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One of the things you’ll quickly want to understand when shopping for a new camera is the type of autofocus system you want to have. There are two main types of autofocus (AF): contrast detection and phase detection autofocus.

Is one better than the other? As is often the case, the answer depends on the type […]

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Print Photos at Home

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There’s nothing like browsing through a quality family photo album, with prints of all your best memories. A scroll through a photos folder on your phone just isn’t the same. 

Whether you’re turning the pages to view your holiday memories, creating a photo wall gallery at home, or showing the new in-law embarrassing baby shots of […]

The best lenses for the Sony a7 III in 2021

A person holding a Sony camera with a lens made for video.

So you’ve bought the camera of your dreams (who doesn’t love the Sony a7 Mark III?) and now you want to up your game with some quality lenses. 

Building out your camera lens kit is a tricky task. Where do you start? And what are the best lenses for your Sony a7 Mark III? 

We’ve summed it […]

The Top Cameras and Accessories for Your Product Photography Setup

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Product photography is a growing business, especially in an age of websites and social media. You need stunning photos on social media to capture people’s interest, and crisp, sharp images on your website to best showcase your products. 

The best product photography setup

So what’s the ideal product photography setup? We’re about to go into detail on […]

A Guide to the Best GoPro Cameras – Which GoPro is Right For You?

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Time and again, GoPro action cameras rank among the top action cameras. The brand has made a name for itself by consistently producing high-quality cameras. 

But with a long line of quality cameras in their range, which is the best GoPro to buy in 2021? While we praise the latest GoPro flagship model, the HERO9, there’s […]

The Best Affordable Mirrorless & DSLR Cameras in 2021

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Photography is undoubtedly rewarding, but as a hobby, it demands a decent investment. You’ll want the best camera, the best lenses, and perhaps a tripod or a camera bag. And that’s only to start. 

Fortunately, there are ways to keep the costs down. In 2021, there are plenty of high-quality and lost-cost cameras to choose from. […]

The Best Canon & Nikon Lenses for Portraits in 2021

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Your camera is nothing without a quality lens. This is even more the case in portrait photography, which often demands creamy backgrounds and high performance in low light. 

So what are the best lenses for portraits? Naturally, it all depends on the type of camera you have. So we’ve broken this post into two parts: our […]

What Are Megapixels & Do They Matter?

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When you’re shopping for a new camera, one thing you’re likely to consider when comparing cameras is the number of megapixels the camera has.

It’s natural to assume that the higher the pixel count, the better the camera. But do megapixels really matter? It turns out they only matter if you plan to do certain things […]