Author: SLR Camera

Department of Energy Photographer Fired for Leaking Photos of Secretary of Energy Meeting With Coal Mining CEO

A staff photographer for the Department of Energy was recently fired and is now seeking whistle-blower protection after he leaked photos of Secretary of Energy Rick Perry meeting with a major coal mining CEO. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get […]

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Video: Using a $50 lens on a $12,500 5K RED cinema camera

YouTuber Potato Jet recently had a ridiculous idea (not out of character…): what would happen if you slapped a super-cheap 50mm photography lens onto an ultra-expensive cinema camera? That’s how we ended up with this video, in which he pairs a beautiful 5K RED cinema camera with Yongnuo’s 50mm F1.8 knockoff of Canon’s already-cheap nifty […]

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9 More Great Apps You Need for Your Smartphone

What are the next great apps you need for your Android and your iPhone? There are many apps out there that are fun to use. In part two we bring you 10 more great apps for your smartphone (read part one here). Some of the ones listed below are for shooting, some are for creativity, […]

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What Are “Stops” in Digital Camera Settings?

Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is “stop.” Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO 200 to 400, stop down the speed from 1/60 to 1/30, and stop up from (f-stop) 5.6 to 4.” It’s statements like this, and the mathematical explanation, that cause most people […]

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Sony E 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 review

The Sony E 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 is a general-purpose 7.5x zoom for its cropped-frame mirrorless bodies, including the A6000, A5000 and NEX series, on which it delivers an equivalent range of 27-203mm. Compact and light but capable of quality results, find out if it’s for you in my review!… The post Sony E 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 review […]

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Understanding Shutter Speed – Photography Basics

Shutter Speed is one of the three pillars of photography, the other two being Aperture and ISO. Shutter speed is responsible for two particular things: changing the brightness of your photo, and creating dramatic effects by either freezing action or blurring motion. In this chapter of Photography Basics, we will explain everything you need to […]

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8 Tips for Rocking the Photography Equipment You Currently own Versus Buying New Gear

“I really don’t need any more photography equipment in my gear bag”, said no photographer ever! We all know that is this far from the truth. Even if you have not voiced this thought out in the open, you have certainly thought it. Especially when you see a photographer that you admire rave about a […]

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