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Mastering White Balance: How to Use It to Transform Your Photos

Mastering certain components of a photo can dramatically up your photography game. Composition and exposure are two examples which, when done well, will vastly improve your photos. 
But another particularly important element is your photo’s white balance. The right white balance gives your photo a natural look. White looks crisply white without any particular yellow or […]

7 Tips to Improve Your Time Lapse Videos

Time lapse videos capture the movements of a subject in a unique and captivating way so that viewers can watch storms erupt, flowers bloom, and sunsets happen in just a few seconds or minutes. 

Thanks to improvements in technology, everybody can shoot a time lapse video, whether on their smartphone or their DSLR.

We’ve already covered how […]

The Essential Accessories You Need for Your Video Camera

Perhaps you want to get into vlogging or maybe you’re ready to elevate your hobby to a professional level. This post will help you get the most out of your video camera with these essential gadgets and accessories for filming. 
Below, we’ve listed the absolutely essential items to accompany your video camera to bring your video […]

The Best Video Cameras for Every Scenario in 2020

Whether you want to record your child’s birthday party or an epic trip to Hawaii, a compact video camera or camcorder is going to get the job done with flare. 
The range of features video cameras now offer is extraordinary. And the footage you can achieve with a simple, palm-sized camera is exceptional. 
We’re talking incredible quality […]

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 […]

The Best Stocking Gifts for Photographers

Christmas is quickly approaching and while you may have the bigger presents sorted, you might find yourself stumped when it comes to stocking presents.
This list is designed to help you come up with some fabulous stocking stuffer ideas for photographers. With everything we’ve listed below containing gifts for under $50, you’ll quickly find something out […]

5 Reasons to Visit Our Photo Print Shop

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At Camera House, we tend to focus more on our quality cameras and accessories than our photo printing shop. This article aims to buck that trend and share the love with our photo shop services too.

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1.    Quality printing services
Having been in the photography business for […]

7 Iconic Photojournalist Images that Changed the World

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With the number of photos being taken these days, it’s hard to believe that the first photograph was taken less than 200 years ago.
Times sure have changed. And photographers have been there to chronicle the very essence of these changes – the elation and sorrow, beauty and intrigue, glory and frailty – that have left […]

9 Signs You’ve Edited a Photo Wrong

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It’s easy to get carried away with editing photos. Post-processing programs like Lightroom and Photoshop are so innovative that you can feel almost powerful over your own photography. There are so many ways you can improve your photos through editing.
A simple slider can transform a dull, colourless photo into a vibrant image or a dark […]

4 Important Scenarios for Using a Prime Lens

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Not long ago, we gave a complete overview of prime lenses that covered exactly what they are, the different types available, and how they can improve your photography.
Prime lenses are different from zoom lenses in that they have a fixed focal length; you can’t zoom in and out to change your composition. While that […]