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Four Common Myths About Full-Frame Cameras Dispelled
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One of the beautiful things about modern digital photography is the astronomical degree of choice that is available to us. No matter whether you’re a professional photographer, a weekend warrior, or a casual enthusiast who just likes to take snapshots of your kids, your food, or your feet – there are dozens, even hundreds, of […]

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Some Annoying Things About Photography and Cameras
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Photography gave me a creative outlet in life, and I owe so much to it. It’s my form of escape and a way to relax. It pushes me to explore new places and it gets me out the door. I love it dearly. That being said, there’s a lot about photography that annoys the heck […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Tripods with Phil Steele
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In this really helpful video Phil Steele covers everything you need to know about tripods including; how to choose the right one, how to use them, and special features you may not know about. How to choose the right tripod How to use a tripod properly Special features you may not even know about Here […]

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New 2016 Annual dPS Reader Survey – Tell Us More About You
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At dPS we value you, our readers, above all else. We want to help you take better pictures. By doing this survey you will be helping dPS serve you better. By knowing what kinds of things are you struggling with, and the types of articles you want to see we can work toward providing more […]

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What’s special about the Lensbaby Velvet 56 and is it for you?
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Usually, when you buy a new lens you are trying to get a wider angle or maybe more of a telephoto view, but with some lenses, you are trying to get more of a special effect. The Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens (price it out on Amazon.com or B&H Photo) is one of those. You can […]

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How Birds Can Help You Learn About Your Photography Journey
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When you feel like you don’t know what to do, what’s the next step? Frustrating, isn’t it? I think wisdom is found anywhere, from renaissance statues to butterflies, and even birds. Speaking of which, here’s a weird photography insight that I got by observing them. Why birds are amazing Birds are really awesome. Well, I guess they […]

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6 Things About a Photography Career that You Only Learn Through Experience
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For some people, a career in photography is their dream job. After all who doesn’t want the opportunity to take photos in a sector that they enjoy. For most photographers, their career is a learning experience that never stops. Whether that is photographically, personally, or even on the business side of things, they constantly have […]

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How to Use the Zone System to Learn about Metering and Exposure Compensation
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When you first move off auto, you realize how much control you have over your camera. You get to choose the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and be able to manually select the autofocus point, among many other things. In short you get control over everything! You also get full control over the exposure, or brightness, […]

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5 Photography Pitfalls to Avoid That No One Tells You About
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Taking photos is easy, but being a photographer is an entirely different proposition. Whether photography is a hobby or a full time profession, there comes a time in every photographer’s journey where you encounter a few pitfalls that no one tells you about when you are starting out. Here are five photography pitfalls to look […]

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