7 Drone Accessories That Will Transform Your Drone Experience

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Drone cameras are one of the most exciting developments in the photography world in recent years. And more excitingly, as their popularity grows, so too does the number of innovative and often essential drone accessories available.
A simple drone comes with everything you need to use it from the get-go, but some drone accessories will […]

The Essential GoPro Accessories You Need to Own – Now!

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A GoPro is a mainstay piece of equipment in the camera bags of every adventure and travel photographer and videographer. But you won’t get nearly as much out of your GoPro without the incredible accessories designed to enhance its purpose.
There are so many GoPro accessories out there, from both GoPro and third-party brands, that it’s […]

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 […]

Hello Sunshine: Your Summer Photography Guide

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You’d think summertime would be the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and capture some amazing photos. But in fact, summer often heralds the worst conditions for photography with harsh lighting, strong shadows, high contrast, hazy horizons or bland blue skies…
To get on top of this environment, you need to start being more clever about your […]

How to Troubleshoot DSLR Autofocus Problems

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A DSLR camera with autofocus problems can get frustrating very quickly. You try everything you can, but you just can’t seem to achieve crystal clear shots.
Even worse, your lens spends its time “hunting”, focusing in and out without being able to lock onto anything. In this case, you might not be able to take the […]

8 Vlogging Tips to Help You Stand Out & Earn Money

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In our last post, we discussed steps for how to start a vlog. This included tips on establishing what type of vlogger you’d like to be and the best type of equipment to set you up right.
This time around, we’re focusing on how you can build your audience and get noticed so you can rise […]

How to Sell Your Photos and Become a Pro

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For passionate, burgeoning photographers, the idea of turning this amazing hobby of photography into a money-making venture is a dream come true. And affordable, high quality digital cameras have made it easier than ever to take professional-style photos.
If you’re thinking about monetising your photography, there are two broad pathways you can follow: 1) sell your […]

How to Troubleshoot Common DSLR Aperture Problems

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A mirrorless or DSLR’s aperture can be a tricky thing to handle. The aperture is the part of the lens that opens and closes during exposure, controlling how much light hits your DSLR’s sensors.
Mastering your aperture can give you far greater control over your photos. But what happens when your aperture isn’t working as you […]

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 […]

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 […]