Tag: DSLR

Bought Your First DSLR? 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera

After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and stare at it excitedly. Then you look at all the buttons and controls, and the excitement turns into fear… You realize that you have no […]

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Throwback Thursday: Entering the DSLR world with the Canon EOS 10D

A few months ago I wrote a short article about the Canon EOS D30. The D30 was a groundbreaking camera in its day, being the first ‘affordable’ DSLR and the first to feature a large-format CMOS sensor. Yes, its autofocus system was woeful, and the LCD display on the back was about as useful as […]

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Canon EOS 80D review – the best hybrid DSLR gets upgraded!

Canon’s EOS 80D is an upper mid-range DSLR featuring 24 Megapixels, a 45-point AF system, 7fps burst shooting and Full HD video up to 1080 / 60p. The successor to the popular EOS 70D, the 80D sits in the middle of Canon’s DSLR range, offering a step-up in speed, build, control and features over the […]

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How to Make a Pinhole Camera with a DSLR Body Cap

Pinhole photography is a lensless form of photography. Essentially, the pinhole camera is a lightproof box with a tiny aperture and a photosensitive material positioned inside. Light passes through the aperture and projects an inverted image onto the interior of the box where the photosensitive material is fixed. You can make a pinhole camera out of practically […]

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The 37 Most Popular DSLR Lenses with our Readers

Over the last week we’ve published posts revealing the most popular DSLRs and Compact System cameras among our readers (based upon what they’ve been buying in the last 3 months). Today we’re looking at the best selling and most popular DSLR Lenses*. This list is completely dominated by Canon and Nikon lenses so we’ve decided […]

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Nikon D3400 – entry-level DSLR reviewed!

The Nikon D3400 is the company’s latest entry-level DSLR, aimed at beginners or those looking for a step-up in quality and control over a point-and-shoot camera without breaking the bank. The D3400 shares a great deal with the earlier D3300, including the 24 Megapixel APSC sensor, 11-point AF system, 5fps shooting and 1080 video up […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Doing DSLR Video Clips

The video function on your camera is probably one that you don’t play with very often. It’s often disregarded – after all, DSLR cameras are not exclusively video cameras are they? But did you know that some big budget films, including The Avengers, have scenes shot on DSLR cameras? In fact, The Avengers used the […]

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