Tag: should

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way to nail focus. Maybe you are one of those people that find themselves struggling. The trick is that most cameras have a setting that will help you focus like a […]

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Photo Lighting: Things You Should Know

Light. We can’t take photos without it, and yet it seems poorly understood by many photographers. Something that has such influence on our photos deserves an understanding of its basic characteristics. When you think about what light is and isn’t, you can use it to create more interesting photos. Photo by Paulo Valdivieso; ISO 320, […]

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6 Reasons You Should Hang Out With Other Photographers

Solo indulgence in any form of creative expression can leave you in a vacuum unless you are completely confident and never lack inspiration. I don’t think I know anyone like that. Being a photographer, whether for a living or as a hobby, is often something people do on their own. Here are 6 reasons you […]

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The Two Most Useful Lenses a Photojournalist Should Carry

A photojournalist is often called upon to photograph a scene at a moment’s notice. It can be a car accident one day, a music festival, the next and a protest the day after. With that in mind, there are two useful lenses that every photojournalist should carry in their bag to cover such a diverse […]

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Should You Buy Your Next Smartphone Based On DxOMark Ratings?

DxOMark has essentially become mainstream when it comes to providing ratings for cameras and smartphones. Anytime a new smartphone is released now, there’s a good chance that the overall camera rating from DxOMark is provided to demonstrate how much better this latest camera is. A growing number of individuals consider DxOMark to be biased and […]

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Film Photography: Why You Should Try It Out

So I’m guessing not many of you are using film cameras these days. The few of you who are, good for you! This dying form of photography is still magical to me. I recently got into it again, on the sideline, and I definitely believe it’s helped me as a photographer in general. Captured on […]

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Video comparison: GoPro Hero6 ‘is what the Hero5 should have been’

GoPro announced the all-new Hero6 last week, and while it might look identical to the Hero5 on the outside, the camera’s capabilities have been vastly improved thanks largely to a new custom-designed image processor called the GP1. But does this fancy new processor deliver on its promises for better stabilization, improved dynamic range, and improved […]

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