GoPro Hero 4 Camera Review: Pros, Cons, Best Features

If you’re the kind of person who enjoys action and is constantly on the move, and want to film your adventures in the best way possible, then you have every qualification to be a GoPro owner. In case you’re not familiar with what a GoPro is, we must mention that it’s the world’s most famous action camera. An action camera is a type of camera that you can take with you when you go surfboarding, snowboarding, and doing all sorts of activities where you wouldn’t dare to use your phone or another type of camera to film. the GoPro Hero 4 camera from three angles If you’re interested
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Nikon D3300 Camera Review: Pros, Cons and Top Features

A lot of people would answer Nikon when asked what kind of camera they most like to use when taking professional photographs. That’s because the Nikon brand has managed to establish itself as one of the leading creators and developers of high-performance cameras, and with good reason. Nikon’s dedication to provide people with many camera options that can satisfy their highest expectations shows in the number of cameras they have on the market. One such camera is the Nikon D3300, which we’re going to talk about today. In our Nikon D3300 review, we’re going to touch upon its main features, what makes
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Top 5 Prestigious Photography Classes Worth Completing

If you’ve always been passionate about photography and you want to learn more about how to take breathtaking pictures, you should consider attending a photography class. Since photography is a discipline that is studied by people all over the world, it makes sense that there are a lot of course options available to you, depending on what it is that you want to learn. From free online courses, to classes that you have to pay for and attend in person, the choices really are endless. Because we want to help you out, we’ve devised a list of 5 of the most
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Top 8 Film Photography Tips and How to

Even if most people use digital photography nowadays, that doesn’t mean that you should completely disregard the wonders of film photography. Technology might have made our lives more comfortable and our pictures look better because of the filters that you can apply to them, but there are some film photography benefits that no recent technology can provide you with. If you still have a film camera and you’d like to start taking more pictures with it, you’re going to love what we have prepared for you today. We’re going to talk about 8 film photography tips and tricks that
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Top 9 Best Photo Editing Apps for Professional Touches

How many of us haven’t edited at least one of our pictures at some point? Whether we wanted to make it Instagram perfect, or we simply struggled to eliminate some undesired skin imperfections, there’s no denying that photo editing is a great way to enhance the appearance of our photographs and give them a professional look. Luckily, in this day and age, you can simply edit your pictures on your phone by using an app. Because we want to keep you in the loop about the best photo editing apps you can use, here is a top 9 we devised for
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How to Use a Photo Collage App for Quick Touches and 5 Apps to Try

Nowadays, it’s hard to resist the temptation to retouch your photos. Whenever we see all the picture-perfect images on Instagram and Pinterest, we wish we would be able to bring the same amount of magic into our pictures. If you’re tired of just using Instagram filters, and you want to spruce things up a little bit, you can always use a photo collage app to retouch your photos and make them look as if they were taken by a professional photographer. Today, we’re going to tell you all about how to use these apps and provide you with 5 of the best
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SDHC vs SDXC Cards: Which Is Best for You?

If you have a DSLR and you need a new memory card where you can stock all of your pictures, your best bet are the San Disk memory cards. The problem is that there’s more than one type of memory card that you can purchase, and the options might seem confusing, especially for someone who is not an expert in the world of photography and technology. Because we want to make sure you make the best possible choice for your type of camera and your needs, we thought we’d provide you with a guide to some of the most popular
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How to Use a Photo Booth App for Fun Pics and 3 Apps to Try

If you’re a fan of photo booths and you miss the fun you used to experience whenever you took silly pictures with your friends in one, then you’ll be happy to know that you don’t need a real photo booth to recreate those good moments. You can try a virtual one on your smartphone or tablet instead. Today, we’re going to tell you all about how to use a photo booth app. Furthermore, we’re going to provide you with 3 of the best apps you can find on the market. friends having fun in a photo booth

How to Use a Photo Booth App

Photo booth apps are
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How to Use the Canon Printer App for Android: 5 Neat Tips

If you’re an Android user and you also own a Canon printer, then you should definitely try the Canon Printer app for Android. This app allows you to print anything you want, from images, to Microsoft Office files, PDFs, web pages, and so on, directly from your Android device, be it a smartphone or a tablet. As long as you are connected to a network, you can use this app with your laser printer or Canon multi-function device. Today, we’re going to explore the Canon Printer app for Android and tell you all about how to use it. illustration showing how you can print files using your mobile phone

5 Tips
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What Does EOS Stand for? – Meaning and History

What does EOS stand for, and why do so many Canon products have this name attached to them? There are various theories, some more plausible than others. In this article, we are going to provide you with the answer. Furthermore, we are also going to take you on an EOS journey.

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What Does EOS Stand for?

If you are passionate about photography, then the name “EOS” surely sounds familiar. You may even own an EOS but still don’t know what it means. So what does EOS stand for anyway?

Some people have gone as far as suggesting that Canon may have drawn inspiration from the Greek mythology. See, the ancient Greeks had a Goddess of Dawn and her name was – you know it – Eos. The analogy is probably due to the dawning of autofocus that single-lens reflex cameras are capable of. This is quite a romantic approach, but

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GIMP Photo Editor Overview: Is It Better than Photoshop?

GIMP photo editor is one of the most popular editing software out there. While it may never succeed in surpassing the almighty Adobe Photoshop, it’s one of the best alternatives you can find. And we’ll go as far as saying that it could very well be a better solution than Photoshop for some users. And you may wonder why. First, because not everyone can afford spending thousands of dollar to get a copy of a post-processing program. Secondly, because you may find you do not need all the complex functions that other software have to offer. And let’s get to the best part – the GIMP photo editor is FREE. That’s right. You get to edit your photographs without spending a dime. As an aspiring, amateur photographer, it may very well be all you need. Even professional photographer may find in GIMP the ideal photo editor. GIMP photo editor logo

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Circular Polarizer – When and How to Use a Polarizing Filter

Looking to buy a circular polarizer? Then we gather you’re a landscape photographer wanting to stock up on the essentials. Because you should know that a circular polarizer is one of the first filters a nature photographer buys. It will greatly improve the quality of the photographs, adding a vividness that will truly make the images pop. circular polarizer sky saturation So if you don’t have a polarizer filter, we recommend considering buying one. We’ll go through all the reasons why and how to use it.

What Is a Circular Polarizer?

A circular polarizer is a filter that in most cases is placed in front of the camera lens. They are used to:
  • Generate circularly polarized light.
  • Absorb or transfer the circularly polarized light clockwise and counter-clockwise.
  • Reduce oblique reflections.
In photography, this type of filter blocks the light that is reflected towards the lens. And you need to be able to control this
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Circular Polarizer – When and How to Use a Polarizing Filter

Looking to buy a circular polarizer? Then we gather you’re a landscape photographer wanting to stock up on the essentials. Because you should know that a circular polarizer is one of the first filters a nature photographer buys. It will greatly improve the quality of the photographs, adding a vividness that will truly make the images pop. circular polarizer sky saturation So if you don’t have a polarizer filter, we recommend considering buying one. We’ll go through all the reasons why and how to use it.

What Is a Circular Polarizer?

A circular polarizer is a filter that in most cases is placed in front of the camera lens. They are used to:
  • Generate circularly polarized light.
  • Absorb or transfer the circularly polarized light clockwise and counter-clockwise.
  • Reduce oblique reflections.
In photography, this type of filter blocks the light that is reflected towards the lens. And you need to be able to control this
with and without a polarizing filter image comparison
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Canon Pancake Lens – What Are Your Best Options

A tiny Canon pancake lens is a good way to keep your gear on the light and ultra-portable-side. You don’t have to switch to a mirrorless camera just because they are the smaller alternative to a DSLR. DSLRs can also be fitted with exceptional pancakes. We’ve rounded up Canon’s two extremely thin lenses that will take your skills to a new level. canon pancake lens 24mm and 50mm

What Is a Pancake Lens?

Why do they call them pancake lenses and why should be consider getting one? It’s not food – this much we know. Well, it all lies in the shape and weight of these flattened barrel-shaped lenses. The most obvious description would be that this type of lenses is shorter than it is wide. This results in smaller and lighter lens than the standard ones that can get quite long and heavy. They are valued for their high-quality optics and low manufacturing costs that make
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Fine Art Photography – What It Is and How You Do It

Fine art photography is an elusive term. Photography has become universally available and anyone with a camera can start snapping pictures and calling them art photos. Is there really such a thing as art rich photography? Digital cameras have changed the way we take pictures, leaving more room for quantity rather than quality. We often hear people calling themselves fine art photographers, but let’s look into this and try to establish a definition for this type of photography. art photography ansel adams the tetons and the snake river

Is Photography Fine Art?

For almost 200 years, people have been asking: is photography art? By the late 19th century, in both Britain and the United States, photography had become accepted as a visual art. This was probably due to the great efforts of specialized magazines such as American Amateur Photographer as well as many photography societies from all over the U.S.A. Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen were especially
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Minimalist Photography – 10 Useful Tips to Get You Started

Minimalist photography has an ever-growing popularity among both amateur and professional photographers. We often hear that “less is more” and it’s quite true. We live in a saturated world where our surroundings can seem a bit overwhelming. Minimalism is like a breath of fresh air we are so looking forward to taking in. Minimalism is, of course, a subjective notion in the art world. To put it lightly, it is a technique characterized by uttermost simplicity. Many embrace the idea while others consider the extreme sparseness as a lack of creativity. We believe that less is indeed more, and the simple lines, contrasting color, geometric patterns, and lone subjects are a great way to draw the viewer into the story. Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of minimalism in photography. minimalist photography yellow walls

Minimalist Photography – Tips for Eye-Popping Minimalist Pictures

1. Learn About Minimalism

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Bird Photography – Top 8 Tips for an Amazing Shot

Bird photography is a challenging branch of photography. As with wildlife in general, capturing magnificent birds in movement and trying not to scare them away is quite tricky. Capturing birds in flight are one of the most difficult actions you can focus on, and finding your way around intruding elements such as branches or leaves is no piece of cake either. Read our tips on how to master bird photography and you’ll be a contender for National Geographic contests in no time. bird photography

Basic Bird Photography Tips

1.      Invest in a Good Camera

As much as we’d like to say that you don’t need fancy equipment to capture birds on camera, it wouldn’t be true. Wildlife photography is one of the most expensive fields of photography. Forget about taking your point-and-shoot out for a spin because it won’t do the job. If you want to take stunning, sharp pictures of
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Storm Photography Tips – How to Shoot Severe Weather

Storm photography is one of the most eye-catching types of photography. Storms make a great subject for both professional and amateur photographers. The natural action, the intensity of light and color, the contrast between the calm setting and the storm clouds or the lightning, they can all be easily captured on camera. A drop of rain or as much as a little wind are enough to ruin many people’s day, but not for a storm chaser. Being a storm photographer means embracing all that Mother Nature has to offer, even if it leaves you drenched and shivering from the cold. storm photography capturing lightining port-la-nouvelle

Storm Photography Tips

1. Camera

If you’re planning on photographing lightning, you must have a camera that allows you to manually set the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. You don’t necessarily need a DSLR for that, as many compact cameras nowadays let you do this. However, an interchangeable lens camera
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Panoramic Photography – How to Shoot Panoramas

Panoramic photography used to be a complex, time-consuming, and costly type of photography back in the film era. Now, in the digital age we’re living in, creating a panorama is as simple as buying a decent camera and downloading a specialized software. That is basically all the gear you need if you want to keep it simple. But we’ll show you how to shoot for more than just the ordinary.

What is Panoramic Photography?

seaview panoramic photography Panoramic photography depicts a field of view significantly wider than what we would achieve by shooting just one exposure. Panoramas tell a complex story of the scene and make the viewer feel as if it was there. The term “panorama” has Greek origins, and it translates into “all sight”. This type of photography uses techniques that stitch up a multitude of images from the same camera and of the same scene (usually a landscape) to form
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