How to Choose the Perfect Camera and Lens

INTRODUCTION WHICH CAMERA GEAR IS SUPER EFFECTIVE? Welcome to my guide on how to choose a camera and lens. There are hundreds of cameras and lenses in the world now – It is no wonder people get so lost in choosing their new camera gear. Good for you rich people, you can just “gotta buy em all”. But as for the rest of us poor folks, we have to choose super effective gear, and stick with it for a long time. So this is what the guide is all about, helping you to choose…

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Photography Lens Filters and The Cheap Fantastics

INTRODUCTION FILTERS, THE PHOTOGRAPHY SEASONING Welcome to a guide on photography lens filters, where I will introduce a long list of filters that I think every photographer should have… and make recommendations of the cheap fantastic that I have used before. Add some spice to your photography without burning a hole in the wallet. Why not? But as I wrote this guide somewhat “for the newbies”, I have included some very basic things about lens filters. So feel free to skip through those sections if you are already an advanced photo…

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Should Photographers Give Out RAW Files?

INTRODUCTION THE RAW QUESTION This has been an age old question since RAW files were invented – Should photographers give RAW files to their clients or friends? I believe a small group of people have absolutely no issues in doing so, but why are some people making such a big fuss over this? For those who are new to digital photography, RAW files are the pure, unedited versions of your photos. It is something like the film negatives of the days past. If anyone has a hold of the RAW files, he/she…

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Chicken Soup for Amateur Photographers

INTRODUCTION THE PHOTOGRAPHY LIFE This one is for you budding photographers. You who picked up a camera, want to learn more, and move forward with photography as a part of your life. When I first picked up a 3.2 megapixels compact digital camera, I was a happy man. Finally had something that I can take decent pictures with, I thought. But little did I know, there is a whole new world within photography. Seriously, I never thought much about photography when I first got that camera. It is only when I started…

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Overcoming the photographer’s block

THE CREATIVE PAIN From time to time, authors hit the wall and suffer the writer’s block. Artists suffer the same block, not knowing what to draw next. So do photographers suffer from a photographer’s block? Well, as far as it goes, the answer is yes for me. I have at least hit the wall for a couple of times. I have watched a ton of YouTube tutorials, and still not know how to bring my photography to “the next level”. Tried a bunch of different things, and everything just seem to go wrong. There…

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7 Ways On How To Remove Stuck Lens Filter

INTRODUCTION REMOVING A STUCK LENS FILTER Help, my lens filter is stuck! Fear not. You are not alone, and this has been a common pain among photographers since the ancient days. To help you remove a stuck lens filter, I have compiled a few methods on how to remove stuck lens filter in this guide. Some of them I have tried and worked really well… and a few of them are just plain dumb. Try it at your own risk. 😛       NAVIGATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Section A Methods that work…

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22 Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

INTRODUCTION TO ERR IS HUMAN Hello and welcome to a post about photography mistakes to avoid – Everything from embarrassing to fatal mistakes. Yes, everyone makes mistakes and no one is perfect. Noobs, hobbyists, professionals and even seasoned masters. It does not matter who, as long as you are human, you will not be spared of misses. But are there times where you just wish you have not done those silly things? This post is exactly the list of stupid stuff that I have done before as a clueless newbie, and these are the…

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