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Top 5: Best Accessories for Shooting Video on DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras

Buying a DSLR (or mirrorless) camera is just the first step in your video journey. Part of the fun is kitting out, gradually adding an accessory here …

Sony introduces RX10 II, RX100 IV and A7R II cameras bring pro-level features, performance to compacts

The fixed-lens RX10 II and RX100 IV use a unique 1-inch stacked image sensor for 40x superslow-motion capture, 4K video shooting; A7R II mirrorless interchangeable lens camera has world's first back-illuminated 35mm full-frame sensor.<p>If you were looking for proof that Sony is at the top of its game …

Cameras

Introduction to Basic Lens Maintenance

It’s a very well known fact that lenses are more important than your camera. So ensuring that they’re always in tip top shape is essential, though …

6 Dumb Money Moves Most Entrepreneurs Make | Inc.com

Starting and running a small business is difficult enough without reading stacks of legal documents or worrying about hiring a lawyer. So most small business owners, especially mom and pop shops and solopreneurs, follow the simplest path, setting themselves up with a DBA, a tax ID number, and a …

Small Business

Dell's super-thin, depth-sensing tablet is available now for $400

Remember that 8-inch, super-high-res tablet Dell showed off back in September? You know, the one with the depth-sensing camera? It's OK if you don't, but really, you should give this a second look -- yes, even if you have tablet fatigue. Dell's Venue 8 7000 series goes on sale today, with a …

2 Easy Ways to Capture Brilliant Starbursts in Your Photographs

Have you ever wondered how photographers are able to depict lights with a star effect along piers, boardwalks or a sunrise with trailing rays peering …

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

The Storyteller’s Kit: The Gear You Need to Tell Stories with Your Photography

Gear does not make the photographer, allow me to state that for the record before we dive in here. A talented artist can make an image with whatever …

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Canon To Take Mirrorless Seriously In 2015 | EOS M3 On The Way?

I held off on posting this rumor when I first heard it mid-last week because the details were scarce. But today, the rumor gained a little momentum, …

Cameras

The Basics of Photography: D for Dynamic Range

In photography, Dynamic Range is the amount of visible detail that can be seen or recovered between the lightest part of a photograph and the …

How to Successfully Focus on Fast Moving Subjects

It’s harder to hit a moving target than it is to hit a stationary target; any sniper, archer, or NFL quarterback knows this to be true. Photographers …

How to Use Your Camera Flash For Complete Dummies

<i>Pro Tip:</i> to be honest, all you sometimes need to make this process work out for you is a flash with a zoom head or a nicely diffused umbrella …

8 reasons why you should be excited about Ultra HD

Like it or not, 2013 is the year of 4K and Ultra HD. The movies are already here, the TVs are coming and the disc format is on its way.<p>There's more …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

How I Got The Shot: Blood Moon at Antelope Island

All too often, people ask me to put my camera down and join the party. I get that stink eye on many occasions when I plop myself in the corner of a …

Video: How to Choose and Use Graduated ND Filters for Landscape Photography

Graduated ND (neutral density) filters have been a staple of landscape photography for a long time now, but if you’ve never taken the time to learn …

Steadsnap Attachment Lets You Simultaneously Use a Shoulder Strap and Tripod Mount

For photographers who are constantly switching between using a shoulder strap and monopod or tripod, Steadsnap might just be the product you’ve been …

Sharp's all-screen AQUOS Crystal arrives at Sprint

We knew the Sharp AQUOS Crystal was coming, but we weren't exactly sure when. That's all changed thanks to news from Sprint. The handset, packing a nigh edge-to-edge display, has just reachedSprint Prepaid and Boost Mobile (either at Best Buy or a Boost Mobile retail store) for $150. If you'd …

Depth of Field for Beginning Photographers

Depth of field is one of the most important distinguishers between professional and amateur photography. Composition and exposure might be easy to …

Landscape Photography

Why I Choose the Leica M9 Over the Nikon D4S – My Leica Experience

When it comes to choosing the gear I shoot, the name or logo that’s on it usually doesn’t factor in all that much. The gear that I choose to actually …

Cameras

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …