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DSLR vs Mirrorless Cameras

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Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras use relatively large image sensors which improve the image quality of photos. I wrote previously about the importance of image sensors here. In a traditional DSLR, a mirror reflects the image your lens is capturing up and in the view finder for you to see. When the shutter releases, […]

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3 Things to Consider Before Buying New Camera Equipment

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Diving into the market for new equipment is a daunting experience, especially when you are still learning the ropes. It is important to hone in on what your needs are and what you have the capacity to actually use. It is easy to say that you want the best equipment because that will produce the […]

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Why Image Sensors Matter

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Ever wonder why the lens of a camera is round but the pictures it takes are rectangular? Pictures are rectangular because the image sensor inside the camera is rectangular. The image sensor is almost literally what is looking at the image you point the camera at. It determines what the camera is going to record […]

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3 Lessons 9 Chocolate Lab Puppies

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Every experience is a learning one. I don’t pretend to know anything in fear of looking like a complete ass. So, although I would say I know quite a bit about both photography and dogs, I did not walk away from my session without any mistakes and lessons to learn from. Here are my top […]

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How to Prepare for a Photoshoot

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If I didn’t prepare, I could probably skate by. I would simply show up and do my thing, then everything could work out decently. However, decent just doesn’t cut it for me. Prepping is essential for me to perform as well as possible. It is very important to put in enough work before the shoot […]

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How to Force Progress in Photography

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The world of cameras is a daunting place, particularly when you just get into it. There are not only a ton of different brands, software, and technical specifications, but also endless equipment and an ever-changing business environment. It can definitely get overwhelming. Just keep in mind what you are passionate for and everything else will […]

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A Quick Beginner’s Guide to Aperture

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Among the three aspects that are most important in mastering a DSLR lies aperture and how to use it. In my opinion, it is the most difficult to fully grasp. Exactly what it does in your camera and what it means for your photo is a knowledge base that propel your images towards your visions. […]

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A Quick Beginner’s Guide to Photography

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There are three aspects of a camera that every beginner must understand in order to take decent photos. Whether you are trying to take a family photo or shooting an event, grasping these concepts is vital to obtaining usable images. Throw away all the other techniques and formalities. Knowing the relationships between ISO, shutter speed […]

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Tech Specs of My Photography

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Cameras have grown and morphed into miniature specialized computers that fit in the palm of our hands. It is necessary to understand technology in order to maneuver a camera. Taking pictures with any device today utilizes new hardware, software, and technical knowledge. The best way I’ve found to begin comprehending any of these facets is […]