Your Essential Guide to Surveillance Cameras

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Once upon a time, home surveillance was something reserved only for the homes of A-list celebrities and millionaires. Surveillance systems involved complicated setups that required professional installation and simply weren’t worth it for everyday homeowners.
But that’s all a thing of the past. Thanks to improvements in technology, anyone can buy and set up a surveillance […]

What Cameras Do Professional Photographers Use?

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No doubt you hear the term ‘professional camera’ brandished about like a selfie stick. But what does this really mean? In a world where smartphones can produce feature-length movies, professional photographers can use a huge variety of cameras for stunning results.
However, there are still cameras and accessories that are favoured by professional photographers. And this […]

What You Need in Your Photography Studio

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Although environmental photography can produce some stunning results, sometimes you just need a good photography studio to give you far better control over lighting and background.
But when it comes to building your studio, it can be tricky to know what studio equipment you need. While it may be tempting to stock everything, it’s best to […]

Understanding Lens Accessories

When you’re just starting to build your essential camera kit, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the number of lens accessories out there. How do you know which accessories will transform your photography and which are – for now at least – unnecessary?
Here, we’ve provided a comprehensive list of the lens accessories you might come […]

5 Adventurous Cameras to Take Backpacking

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Picking the best camera for backpacking or hiking can be tricky, but it’s so important you get the right travel camera for your needs.
Buy a DSLR that’s too bulky and you’ll end up leaving it at the hostel. Go for a budget compact camera and you may be disappointed when you want to blow your […]

Your Guide to Understanding Power Banks

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With improvements in technology, we use our devices more than ever before. Our phones help us to navigate, share our adventures, listen to music, take photos, and so much more. Our tablets enable us to watch Netflix and shop online.
Sometimes, our gadgets just can’t keep up with us. And when that happens, the batteries fail […]

Love Your Camera Battery: 7 Tips to Extend Its Life

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Few things in life are as annoying as a camera battery that loses its charge or dies at just the wrong moment. It’s one of the things that every camera enthusiast – amateur or professional, Nikon or Canon users, smartphone or DSLR advocates alike – can agree on.
And until technology develops a truly everlasting source […]

5 More Great Australian Photographers

Australia is a photographer’s paradise: the red dirt expanses, the landmarks, the diaspora of terrains and landscapes, the melting pot of captivating animal species, the wealth of architectural delights.
But whether this is cause or effect, Australia produces amazing photographers too. From emerging talents portraying everyday life in urban sprawls to innovators producing incredibly creative photography, […]

Everything to Know About Camera Lenses

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Camera lenses are arguably the most important part of your camera setup. They control the image projected onto your imaging sensor, acting like your eyes into the world of photography and ultimately shaping the photos you take.
A new lens offers such amazing potential and possibility, but choosing the best type of lens for your camera […]

The Portrait Photography Equipment You Need in Your Camera Bag

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The power of portrait photography lies in capturing the personality and individuality of your subjects. Creative portrait photography takes plenty of practice, skill and patience. But, to some extent, it also comes down to what portrait photography equipment you’re using.
From cameras and lenses to studio lighting set-ups, here are the essential portrait photography equipment pieces you […]