6 Ways to Use Your Instant Camera Prints

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We’ve become so used to our digital lives that sometimes we forget what we do with our hard copy items. Take instant cameras. You can’t share your print-out photographs on Facebook or Instagram. But we love our Polaroids nonetheless.
Looking for new ways to use your instant photo prints? We’ve done a bit of brainstorming to […]

The Case for Camera Cases: How to Protect Your Equipment

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Whether you’re a photography enthusiast or a pro, you need something to ensure your camera equipment is protected, be it a camera case, a pouch, or a padded backpack.
There are many reasons to carry your camera and lenses in protective gear, such as cases. You might want a waterproof camera case to keep your […]

Flash Photography: Simple Tips for Better Results

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When you’re just starting out in photography, it can be easy to think that using flash is a bad idea. In fact, flash can elevate a dull photo into a work of art.
The artificial light gives you more control over your photos. You can redirect it, soften it, mix it, reflect it, and even colour […]

The Best Photo Editing Software for Your Needs

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If you really want to get serious about your photography – or even just improve your photos for the perfect 9-square grid – you’ll want dedicated photo editing software.
Thankfully, these days there are plenty of options for photo editing software, from the all-rounder Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom package to free photo editing software GIMP for […]

The Must-Have Vlogging Accessories to Become a YouTube Star

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There’s no doubt about it, vlogging has got to be one of the coolest professions around. And with the improvements in technology – including drone photography and action cameras – you can really have some fun producing your video blogs.
But if you want to get serious and be among the best of the best, […]

8 Personal Photo Gift Ideas for Christmas

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Christmas is quickly approaching, and your gift shopping is ramping up, but there are still a few people who completely have you stumped. What do you get that person who seems to have it all? Or the person who insists on being given nothing at all?
A personalised photo gift is ideal for that relative or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Photography: Your Essential Guide

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It’s common sense to do some careful planning and thorough preparation before you start any trip. But when you’re planning a holiday around travel photography, it’s even more important to put in some extra planning effort.
Make sure you understand a few things about travel photography, have researched your destination, and have all the right equipment. […]