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Mirrorless vs Point-and-Shoot Cameras: The Key Differences

woman with mirrorless camera

Mirrorless cameras entered the market in 2008 as a more compact alternative to the bulkier DSLR. They initially served as a bridging model between DSLR cameras and compact cameras – although their capabilities have since grown to rival even the best DSLRs. 

But if they’re more compact than DSLRs, where does that leave the point-and-shoot camera, […]

DSLR VS Mirrorless Cameras

people taking pictures of dslr and mirrorless cameras

With a growing market for mirrorless cameras and almost yearly improvements on their design and technology, it’s become increasingly difficult to differentiate between these cameras and DSLRs. 
Each camera style comes with its own advantages and disadvantages which makes it nearly impossible to state categorically which one is best. 
That decision comes down to you and your […]

Cameras vs Smartphones: A Head-to-Head Comparison

man holding smart phone with camera

These days, smartphone technology has become so advanced that it’s fulfilling the needs of many of our daily devices. 

Smartphones made calculators redundant. Many people prefer to read from their phones rather than from books. And now, people are opting to make their phone their one and only camera for all occasions. 

But does a smartphone meet […]

30fps vs 60fps: Frame Rates & Why They Matter

Whenever you look up the specs of a new camera, you’ll find figures such as 30fps or 60fps. These stats refer to the frame rate of your camera – or the number of still images it can record in a second to playback as a video. 

So how do you know what a good frame rate is? […]

8 Exciting Photography Trends for 2020

In the past decade, we’ve started to see dramatic changes in the photography industry, influenced for the most part by the improvements in smartphone technology and because of social media. 

Photography is less about creative expression and more about grabbing attention, which is why the current photography trends are largely about being innovative, cutting-edge, and bold. 

As […]

How to Make a Video [for Beginners]

videographer using DSLR

Long gone are the days when people would show their holiday snaps with slides and a projection screen. Videos are THE media of choice for the 21st century. 

Whether you want to be the next best vlogger, you’re interested in creating videos for marketing, or you just want to make your holidays come alive for your […]

The Best Accessories for Your Outdoor Camera Kit

photographer with camera backpack

Outdoor photography can be incredibly rewarding. Not only can you capture rare moments of beauty in Mother Nature, but you can also simply enjoy the fresh air yourself.

But photographing in the outdoors comes with its own risks and hazards. You may be hiking mountainous terrain or positioning your tripod right in the path of oncoming […]

How to Shoot Waterfalls with Your DSLR Camera

waterfall among autumnal trees

Waterfall photography is often a mark of how far you’ve come as a photographer. When you manage to get the perfect colour balance, smooth water flow, composition, and clarity, it’s a wonderful feeling.

Getting the perfect shot requires practice and patience because it takes time to get to know the waterfall you’re photographing. Factors like the […]

6 Reasons Why You Need a Time Lapse Camera

Time lapse photography strings together pictures taken over time to give the illusion of time moving quickly. There’s no specific limit to how long a time lapse shoot can last – you can record anything from a sunset to months of construction work.

Many cameras and even smartphones today come with time lapse capabilities, so why […]

How to Capture Incredible Nightclub Photography

people inside night club

Nightclub photography is not an easy art to master. You’re dealing with excited, dancing crowds and unpredictable lighting, not to mention low light shooting. 

Yet it can be incredibly rewarding when you nail the shot. And to help you get it right the first time, we’ve prepared this guide of tips and advice for taking nightlife […]