Tag: DSLR

Canon patents a huge, hinged and reversible DSLR LCD

A newly published Canon Japan patent might reveal the future of Canon DSLR LCD screens… and that future is massive and flippable. Originally spotted by Canon Rumors, the patent details a hinged rear LCD that is so big it hides all of the controls on the back of the camera underneath it. As you can […]

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5 Ways to Get the Cinematic Film Look Using Your DSLR

When it comes to film-making, a really popular look is the cinematic look. This is something that can be really difficult to perfect especially when you’re first starting out in the industry. Fortunately, Armando Ferreira, a YouTuber and filmmaker has provided some techniques that are relatively easy to implement. The great thing about the techniques […]

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Shooting with a used DSLR kit that cost me just $80

Cameras and lenses are expensive. Really expensive. Even the cheapest entry-level DSLR kit today costs $ 500 and upwards. But what if you would buy the cheapest possible used DSLR? A camera that is over 10 years old? How would it stack up against today’s modern cameras? I was curious about this, and decided to […]

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Programmed Auto: A Helpful Overlooked Exposure Mode on DSLR Cameras

In order to be a truly creative photographer, you need to take your camera out of the automatic exposure modes and put it into either Programmed Auto, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual mode. These four modes give you total control over the camera settings that make up exposure: aperture, shutter priority and ISO. Out […]

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Nikon DSLR Buffer Capacity Comparison

In this article, we gathered and compiled the available information on buffer capacity of all current Nikon DSLRs. The below table outlines many of the current and discontinued Nikon DSLR models, along with such information as sensor resolution, continuous shooting speed (fps) and RAW / JPEG buffer capacities. While most of the RAW buffer information […]

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Video: See exactly how a mechanical DSLR shutter works

Have you ever wondered what exactly happens when you press your DSLR’s shutter button? Many of us know the theory, we may have even seen (or made) diagrams and GIFs showing how the standard mechanical shutter works. But for this video, YouTuber Chris Marquardt actually yanked the shutter out of a Nikon D500 to show […]

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6 Tips to Keep Your DSLR Safe While Traveling

Photographers—both amateurs and professionals—have one thing in common: they would never think of leaving their photography equipment at home when they travel. Although traveling provides an awesome opportunity to capture memorable photos, few people want to cover the risk of damage to their photography equipment while on the go. So follow these tips to ensure […]

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