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Fake It With Your Phone! 29 Tips For Better iPhone Photos

We’ve all heard the saying “the best camera is the one you have with you”, but serious photographers may let moments pass them by, just because the big camera is at home. I know that I have been guilty of this, and I, of all people, should know better since my journey into serious photography began when people started asking …

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10 Ways To Speed Your Photography Learning!

Learning modern digital photography can seem like a daunting task to the new camera owner or those who have become interested in diving into the world of photography. There is so much material to learn and explore! It can be very overwhelming initially to even those with good technology skills and those who “have a good eye.” There is an …

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11 Must Have Photography Items that Won’t Break the Bank

There are a lot of articles with suggestions for gadgets to buy yourself or gifts to buy your friends and significant others that are interested in photography, but a lot of them are filled with inexpensive gadgets and novelties that are, admittedly, very neat, but aren’t really what you (or they) need. On the opposite end of the spectrum, some …

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What is Bulb Mode and 5 Ways to Use It (Long Exposure Photography)

  Today’s post is the result of a question from Eric Thant, who asked “How do I shoot the bulb mode?” What Is Bulb Mode on a Camera? Bulb mode simply allows the photographer to take a picture for as long as the shutter is depressed (that means pushed down, not sad…).  You can use bulb mode by choosing manual …

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How to Clean an Image Sensor: The extreme test!

If you are noticing dust spots on your photos, it’s probably time to clean the image sensor on your camera.  Some photographers pay $70 for Canon or Nikon to clean the camera, but I personally think that’s a gigantic waste of money.  Cleaning an image sensor is very easy, and if you follow the directions and use the right materials, …