Tips & Techniques


Can you explain how to use Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes?

 •  May 1

I want to stop shooting in the green Auto mode, but I find Manual mode too complicated—a lot of my photos are severely overexposed or underexposed....

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Should I buy FX or DX lenses?

 •  April 15

I bought a Nikon D3300 with an 18-55 mm kit lens, and now I'm considering additional lenses, especially a telephoto zoom. While reviewing the options...

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White-Screen Knockout

 •  April 9

  It is possible to create a simple set such as this on the dining room table or wherever your heart's content...providing anyone you live with is...

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5 Interesting Reads

 •  April 7

Sony World Photography Awards disqualified their original Youth winner because of age falsification. This refreshingly honest interview...

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Are filters necessary for digital photography?

 •  April 1

Back when I was shooting with a 35-mm SLR camera, I used a variety of filters but sold them all long ago. Now that I've bought an Olympus E-M5, I'm...

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What is “focal length magnification” and how does it work?

 •  March 14

Recently, I read a few articles on the Internet about lenses and several mentioned "focal length magnification." Others discussed the "crop factor"...

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How important is ISO 6400 quality?

 •  March 3

I've been reading reviews about DSLRs on various websites and noticed that some devote several pages to image quality at ISO 1600, 3200, 6400 and...

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Digital SLRs: 11 Ways to Rekindle Your Passion for Photography

 •  February 26

Many a photographer has opted to replace an old silver based, SLR camera with a high-performance digital compact one. In doing this, they have high...

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Rechargeable Batteries: Power Up Your Camera!

 •  February 26

Ah, how time has passed since the invention of the nickel cadmium-based rechargeable electrochemical batteries that my father used until quite...

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12 Tips to Be a More Eco-Friendly Photographer

 •  February 25

Keep your power consumption to the minimum by turning off (or putting to sleep) your camera equipment, computer, display, printer, scanner and...

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