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Tips for Using Telephoto Lenses for Sports & Wildlife

Tips for Using Telephoto Lenses for Sports & Wildlife

Posted on 26-05-2022
How to manage large lenses.

Telephoto lenses are a requirement for shooting most sport & wildlife photography. We discuss focal lengths, how to deal with weight, transport concerns, and more so that you can get the best from your telephoto lenses.

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How to Get Great Photos of Your Kids

How to Get Great Photos of Your Kids

Posted on 19-05-2022
How to capture your child's energy in a beautiful image.

Some of the most important images you'll ever take will be of your kids - if you can get them to sit still! We discuss how to take great shots of your children, including techniques and camera settings.

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Focus Stacking for Macro Photography

Focus Stacking for Macro Photography

Posted on 12-05-2022
How to utilise focus stacking in your macro shooting.

Focus stacking allows macro shooters to deal with the excessive shallow depth of field that comes with shooting macro. But it can be a bit of a tricky process - we explain what it is, how to acheive it, techniques and software solutions.

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How to Use a Histogram

How to Use a Histogram

Posted on 05-05-2022
Using a histogram can help expose your image properly.

While they can look confusing, understanding histograms is an important way to ensure your images are properly exposed. We explain how to read one, and discuss what overexposed and underexposed images look like on a histogram.

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History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

History of the Modern Camera - Part 1

Posted on 28-04-2022
A look at how cameras evolved to their current form.

The history of the modern camera starts as far back as 330 B.C. Since then, the study of optics has expanded and eventually given us what we today recognise as the modern camera. Read on to learn about the steps along the way!

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How to Shoot 35mm Film

How to Shoot 35mm Film

Posted on 21-04-2022
Shooting film doesn't have to be hard!

Shooting film is having a major comeback. Learn how to use 35mm film, different film types, important characteristics of film, and the differences between film and digital. 

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How to Shoot Astrophotography

How to Shoot Astrophotography

Posted on 14-04-2022
How to get started with astrophotography

Astrophotography can be a complicated discipline. We outline all the considerations you need to make when learning to shoot the night sky.  

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Focal Length Explained

Focal Length Explained

Posted on 07-04-2022
How focal length affects your images.

Focal length is the major defining characteristic of any lens. We discuss focal length, what it is, and how it affects your photography, as well as popular genres of photography and which focal lengths excel for these purposes. 

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Best Camera System for Off-The-Grid Photography

Best Camera System for Off-The-Grid Photography

Posted on 05-04-2022
Pro photog Cam Blake outlines how to choose a camera kit for off-the-grid photography

Professional landscape photographer Cam Blake outlines the important considerations to make when planning your off-the-grid photography kit. A discussion of weight, weatherproofing, carry solutions and more.

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Integrating Video into your Wedding Photography

Integrating Video into your Wedding Photography

Posted on 31-03-2022
Learn how to add video to your wedding gigs

Wedding photography is a popular style and can be quite lucrative. Many couples these days are looking not only for wedding photography, but video footage as well. We contrast photo and video in a wedding environment, discuss gear to use, lighting considerations, when to use each, and more.

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