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Native Versus Extended: The Science and Marketing of Digital ISO Ranges

Many digital cameras these days give you the option of selecting between the camera’s ‘native’ ISO range and a special ‘extended’ (or expanded) ISO …

Understanding White Balance with 6 Easy Tips

Photographers talk about white balance and color temperature a lot, but what do the terms mean, and why would you choose one setting over another? …

Tutorials

Comparing Photos from the Canon 1D X, Nikon D810, and Pentax 645z

In this article, I’m going to share a simple comparison between photos taken with the Canon 1D X, Nikon D810, and Pentax 645z. First things first, …

How to Read and Interpret MTF Charts for Lenses

Purchasing a new lens for your kit can be an expensive endeavor and the more information you know before making a purchase is always useful. You may …

A Guide to Finding the Best Camera for YOU

The process of choosing a camera drives people crazy. Believe it or not, it never used to be so difficult.<p>Back when cameras were large, heavy, and …

Fast food vs. the African diet: The bacteria battle waged in your gut

<b>(CNN) —</b> Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two: you and your gut microbiome.<p>The bacterial community in your colon is home to about 100 trillion bacterial cells; there are about 10 times more of these bacterial cells than there are human cells in …

Holistic Medicine

How Does Your Camera's Sensor Size Affect Your Photographs?

Camera sensors come in different form factors nowadays, ranging from medium format, to Micro Four Thirds, and even smaller in the point-and-shoot …

Cameras

What it Takes to Go Pro - Lessons from 10 Professional Photographers

I asked 10 experienced professional photographers to reflect on the early days of their careers – from finding their first clients, to marketing …

Career Development