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Shutter Speeds Explained

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Shutter speed is one of the three factors of a camera (alongside ISO and aperture) that help determine your camera’s exposure settings.
Depending on how you use your shutter speed, it has two predominant purposes: to affect the brightness of a photo and to create dramatic effects related to movement. 
Want to know how to harness shutter […]

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 […]

7 Tips For Taking Memorable Party Photos With Your Camera

Party photography may be a lot of fun but it isn’t a piece of cake. Parties involve endlessly moving and unpredictable subjects. You might also being shooting in low light if the party is indoors or at night. 

You might need to anticipate the movements of highly excited children at a kid’s birthday party. You’ll have […]

How to Shoot a Time-Lapse Video

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In an age of visual storytelling, time-lapse videos are becoming increasingly popular. There’s something dramatic and artistic in the way time-lapse videos depict movement. 

Whether you’re watching storm clouds gather, a flower bloom, the sunrise, stars moving across the night sky, or the bustling everyday life of a city, time-lapse videos portray the effect with flare. 

In […]

How to Master Flat Lay Photography

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In the past decade, the range of options for career photographers has surged, thanks to the increasing popularity of online platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest for marketing and blogging. 
Flat lay photography is a particular type of photography that is rising in prominence, with its “organised chaos” effect and its ability to capture a unique […]

Improve Your Low Light Photography without the Flash

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Camera technology has dramatically improved over the past decade, making cameras far better equipped to photograph low light scenes without flash. 
Used well, flash can introduce natural, warm light into the scene. But many times, especially when you’re using a camera with a pop-up flash without much control, the sudden burst of light can wash out […]

Everything You Wanted to Know about Micro Four Third Lenses

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Although still relatively new to the photography world, Micro Four Thirds systems are becoming an increasingly popular choice for those looking for a lightweight, compact, yet professional camera.
Yet many people still know very little about Micro Four Thirds lenses. In this post, we’ll answer some of the most popular FAQs and provide our personal lens […]

The Sports Photography Equipment Every Beginner Needs

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Sports photography can be a fun niche to get into. But it’s also one of those types of photography that require good quality equipment. You’re shooting difficult subjects that are always on the move and often far away. You need to plan your shots ahead of time, get in the right spot for the photo, […]

12 Amazing Tips to Improve Your Sports Photography

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Sports photography is arguably one of the harder types of photography to master. You’re dealing with unpredictable play, fast-moving subjects, erratic light conditions, and so much more.
In some ways, sports photography asks you to contradict common photography rules. And to become a true pro, you need to understand not just photography, but the rules of […]

Mirrorless Sensors Explained: Full Frame, APS-C & Micro Four Thirds

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Mirrorless cameras have changed the game of photography – and improvements in technology mean many people are now replacing their DSLRs with these more compact cameras without compromising on quality.
But when you start shopping for a mirrorless camera, it can quickly become confusing because different mirrorless cameras come with sensors of different sizes.
The most […]