Top 10 50mm Camera Lenses

The effectiveness of 50mm lens hinges on how closely they represent the world when compared to what the human eye sees and how close you can get to your subject. Every camera brand has multiple 50mm lenses to choose from, so how do you make a decision? We have taken the time to review multiple lenses and have gathered the top 10 for you to learn more about.

Canon EOS 20D Offers Many Improvements Over Its Predecessor

Canon 20D Camera

Modeled on the EOS D30, released in 2000. Canon’s EOS 20D offers some impressive upgrades in this 2004 release. For starters, it has an eight-megapixel sensor. And an increase of 1.9 million effective pixels over its precursor, the EOS 10D.

But that’s not all. The Canon 20D also features an autofocus system and more than twice the buffer space. Plus, a continuous shooting mode that is 50 percent faster. Let’s take a closer look.


Canon EOS 20D Review

Canon 20D Camera front view

What’s New in the EOS Canon 20D

With its max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This model doubles the 10D’s capabilities.

Canon 20D Camera without its flash
Canon 20D Camera
Canon 20D Camera full kit
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7 Best Light Meters for Photography to Use in 2018

Every photographer knows that lighting can dramatically change the feel of an image. But controlling for that effect can be extremely difficult. Thankfully, light meters make it a far more manageable task. But a perfect picture requires the perfect light meter. We’ll rank the best light meter for photography by effectiveness, ease of use, price and more. And we’ll close each item with the meter’s most notable features. Doing so can help photographers find the perfect match for their artistic vision.

7. Sekonic L-398A Light Meter Studio Deluxe III

The Studio Deluxe III ranks lower simply due to trends. It’s
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7 Best Light Meters for Photography to Use in 2018

Every photographer knows that lighting can dramatically change the feel of an image. But controlling for that effect can be extremely difficult. Thankfully, light meters make it a far more manageable task. But a perfect picture requires the perfect light meter. We’ll rank the best light meter for photography by effectiveness, ease of use, price and more. And we’ll close each item with the meter’s most notable features. Doing so can help photographers find the perfect match for their artistic vision.

7. Sekonic L-398A Light Meter Studio Deluxe III

The Studio Deluxe III ranks lower simply due to trends. It’s
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7 Best Light Meters for Photography to Use in 2018

Every photographer knows that lighting can dramatically change the feel of an image. But controlling for that effect can be extremely difficult. Thankfully, light meters make it a far more manageable task. But a perfect picture requires the perfect light meter. We’ll rank the best light meter for photography by effectiveness, ease of use, price and more. And we’ll close each item with the meter’s most notable features. Doing so can help photographers find the perfect match for their artistic vision.

7. Sekonic L-398A Light Meter Studio Deluxe III

The Studio Deluxe III ranks lower simply due to trends. It’s
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7 Best Photography Lighting Kits in 2018

Photography has changed quite a bit over the years. One need only look at older pictures to see ample evidence of that fact. And many of these improvements have come from improved lighting. But improvements come fast enough to make purchases difficult. As such, in the following list we’ll narrow down choices to the best lighting kits. We’ll judge kits based on price, performance and usability. And we’ll assume one needs lighting for both photographs and video.

7. Bolt VB-11

The Bolt VB-11 might not look like much at first glance. It’s among the smaller lighting kits on the list.
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7 Best Photography Lighting Kits in 2018

Photography has changed quite a bit over the years. One need only look at older pictures to see ample evidence of that fact. And many of these improvements have come from improved lighting. But improvements come fast enough to make purchases difficult. As such, in the following list we’ll narrow down choices to the best lighting kits. We’ll judge kits based on price, performance and usability. And we’ll assume one needs lighting for both photographs and video.

7. Bolt VB-11

The Bolt VB-11 might not look like much at first glance. It’s among the smaller lighting kits on the list.
Continue reading "7 Best Photography Lighting Kits in 2018"

7 Best Photography Lighting Kits in 2018

Photography has changed quite a bit over the years. One need only look at older pictures to see ample evidence of that fact. And many of these improvements have come from improved lighting. But improvements come fast enough to make purchases difficult. As such, in the following list we’ll narrow down choices to the best lighting kits. We’ll judge kits based on price, performance and usability. And we’ll assume one needs lighting for both photographs and video.

7. Bolt VB-11

The Bolt VB-11 might not look like much at first glance. It’s among the smaller lighting kits on the list.
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10 Leading Lines Photography Tips to Get the Perfect Shot

When you’re looking for a way to capture a strong image highlighting your subject in a natural way, using leading lines will do just the trick. Leading lines are a composition trick photographers use while shooting to frame their subject, using their surroundings. Photos using this form of composition can be achieved by using many different techniques, but here are just a few leading lines photography tips to get you started on the road to incorporating leading lines into your images.

1. Establish Your Subject

To compose a strong image using these leading lines photography tips, you
leading lines photography
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10 Leading Lines Photography Tips to Get the Perfect Shot

When you’re looking for a way to capture a strong image highlighting your subject in a natural way, using leading lines will do just the trick. Leading lines are a composition trick photographers use while shooting to frame their subject, using their surroundings. Photos using this form of composition can be achieved by using many different techniques, but here are just a few leading lines photography tips to get you started on the road to incorporating leading lines into your images.

1. Establish Your Subject

To compose a strong image using these leading lines photography tips, you
leading lines photography
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10 Leading Lines Photography Tips to Get the Perfect Shot

When you’re looking for a way to capture a strong image highlighting your subject in a natural way, using leading lines will do just the trick. Leading lines are a composition trick photographers use while shooting to frame their subject, using their surroundings. Photos using this form of composition can be achieved by using many different techniques, but here are just a few leading lines photography tips to get you started on the road to incorporating leading lines into your images.

1. Establish Your Subject

To compose a strong image using these leading lines photography tips, you
leading lines photography
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11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures

The Federal Trade Commission Act’s ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that photographers should not get creative. The Act only requires that the subject of the ad should be real and allows food stylists to include props and ‘ingredients’ for a perfect shot. As a photographer, it is your job to ensure that meals look as delicious as possible in photos so as to promote sales. However, there is a very thin line between deception and marketing, so you should be careful not to cross it. Below are eleven acceptable food photography tricks that will set your photos apart
glue for milk, one of the most common food photography tricks
Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table, on brown background Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table
fresh berries
artificial acrylic ice cubes
splashes in a glass
two enchiladas
soda and ice
steaming Italian spaghetti
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11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures

The Federal Trade Commission Act’s ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that photographers should not get creative. The Act only requires that the subject of the ad should be real and allows food stylists to include props and ‘ingredients’ for a perfect shot. As a photographer, it is your job to ensure that meals look as delicious as possible in photos so as to promote sales. However, there is a very thin line between deception and marketing, so you should be careful not to cross it. Below are eleven acceptable food photography tricks that will set your photos apart
glue for milk, one of the most common food photography tricks
Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table, on brown background Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table
fresh berries
artificial acrylic ice cubes
splashes in a glass
two enchiladas
soda and ice
steaming Italian spaghetti
Continue reading "11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures"

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures

The Federal Trade Commission Act’s ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that photographers should not get creative. The Act only requires that the subject of the ad should be real and allows food stylists to include props and ‘ingredients’ for a perfect shot. As a photographer, it is your job to ensure that meals look as delicious as possible in photos so as to promote sales. However, there is a very thin line between deception and marketing, so you should be careful not to cross it. Below are eleven acceptable food photography tricks that will set your photos apart
glue for milk, one of the most common food photography tricks
Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table, on brown background Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table
fresh berries
artificial acrylic ice cubes
splashes in a glass
two enchiladas
soda and ice
steaming Italian spaghetti
Continue reading "11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures"

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures

The Federal Trade Commission Act’s ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that photographers should not get creative. The Act only requires that the subject of the ad should be real and allows food stylists to include props and ‘ingredients’ for a perfect shot. As a photographer, it is your job to ensure that meals look as delicious as possible in photos so as to promote sales. However, there is a very thin line between deception and marketing, so you should be careful not to cross it. Below are eleven acceptable food photography tricks that will set your photos apart
glue for milk, one of the most common food photography tricks
Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table, on brown background Whole roasted chicken with vegetables, on wooden table
fresh berries
artificial acrylic ice cubes
splashes in a glass
two enchiladas
soda and ice
steaming Italian spaghetti
Continue reading "11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures"

7 Tips on How to Create a Facebook Page for Photography Business

Almost every professional needs a web presence of some sort. It’s become a business card, store sign and personal portfolio all in one. But some professions have unique relationships with the online world. In the following article we’ll detail how to create a Facebook page for photography. We’ll put particular care into ensuring that tips focus on the most important elements for photographers. Tips won’t just tell photographers what to do. Each item will also explain why it’s so important.

7. Keep to a Business Casual Tone

Facebook is so ubiquitous that people often take it for granted. Provide someone
Steve McCurry picture
two ballet dancers photographed in action
black and white pictures of a young woman
Valentine's Day set design
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7 Tips on How to Create a Facebook Page for Photography Business

Almost every professional needs a web presence of some sort. It’s become a business card, store sign and personal portfolio all in one. But some professions have unique relationships with the online world. In the following article we’ll detail how to create a Facebook page for photography. We’ll put particular care into ensuring that tips focus on the most important elements for photographers. Tips won’t just tell photographers what to do. Each item will also explain why it’s so important.

7. Keep to a Business Casual Tone

Facebook is so ubiquitous that people often take it for granted. Provide someone
Steve McCurry picture
two ballet dancers photographed in action
black and white pictures of a young woman
Valentine's Day set design
Continue reading "7 Tips on How to Create a Facebook Page for Photography Business"

7 Tips on How to Create a Facebook Page for Photography Business

Almost every professional needs a web presence of some sort. It’s become a business card, store sign and personal portfolio all in one. But some professions have unique relationships with the online world. In the following article we’ll detail how to create a Facebook page for photography. We’ll put particular care into ensuring that tips focus on the most important elements for photographers. Tips won’t just tell photographers what to do. Each item will also explain why it’s so important.

7. Keep to a Business Casual Tone

Facebook is so ubiquitous that people often take it for granted. Provide someone
Steve McCurry picture
two ballet dancers photographed in action
black and white pictures of a young woman
Valentine's Day set design
Continue reading "7 Tips on How to Create a Facebook Page for Photography Business"

7 Tips on How to Advertise Wedding Photography Business

Advertising is one of the most important parts of a business. A high quality product isn’t worth much if nobody knows it exists. Thankfully, advertising comes easier for some professions than others. Photographers often find themselves surprised by how many options they have for low cost advertising. In the following article we’ll consider how to advertise wedding photography business. We’ll rank the options by general importance. Additionally, we’ll consider the overall difficulty and cost.

1. Try Blogging

wedding photographer's blog Discussions of online presence tends to center around social media. But it’s important to remember that there’s other ways to establish one’s presence.
different types of social media
Benefits of Referral Bonuses
Wedding photographer in action
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