Posts from Category: "Cameras & Equipment"

Photographer’s Guide to iPhone 6: Capabilities, Tips & Gadgets

After many months of waiting, the iPhone 6 and its big brother, the iPhone 6 Plus, have finally arrived! Apple made the decision to keep the 8-megapixel sensor for the iPhone 6 iSight camera, despite other smartphones which have up to 20-megapixel cameras. However, the iPhone 6 camera is not the same as the one you’ll find in the iPhone 5S.

Photo by Shawn Blanc

Photo by Shawn Blanc

It has a number of features designed to enhance smartphone still-photography and video. Most of these features take the iPhone 6 photographic ability to an entirely new level. Read more…

DSLR Camera Buying Guide 2014 for Newbies and Pros

When it comes to buying a new digital camera, most beginners find it difficult to choose the best DSLR camera for photography. This article highlights some of the best professional cameras of 2014.

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It provides a round-up of the best digital cameras with DSLR technology that caters to the requirements of beginners as well as professional photographers. Let’s look at a compiled list of the best DSLR cameras that are perfect for beginners. Read more…

DSLR Lens Reviews 2014: Which Lens To Buy?

For many photographers, a beautiful portrait shot combines two essential elements: a flattering view of the subject set against a blurred background. This is easy to achieve if you have the correct lens.

Photo by VIKTOR HANACEK

Photo by VIKTOR HANACEK

If you want to zoom up to a subject that is rather far away you’ll need a telephoto lens. These lenses are also ideal for sports and wildlife photography. If you’re taking close-ups of flowers and insects, you’ll quickly become frustrated with your camera’s standard lens kit, and in this case a macro lens is the answer. Read more…

Top 5 Best Smartphones for Photography in 2014

In just a quarter decade’s time the cellular phone has morphed from being a novelty item like a car phone to powerful “smart” machines capable of more than anyone imagined. According to the latest Pew Research poll, 90 percent of Americans have a cell phone, and 58 percent of Americans have a smartphone.

Photo by Bob Vonderau

Photo by Bob Vonderau

Nearly all cell phones and smartphones have built-in cameras, and this convenience has turned almost every person with one into a photo-journalist, documenting their own lives. Check out the following five phones if you’re looking to satisfy the budding photo-bug in you. Read more…

Why the First DSLR You Buy Doesn’t Really Matter

It’s about time! You finally made the decision to buy your first DSLR camera, you have saved a couple of bucks and started browsing around. Quickly, you realize the market is full of good (really good) cameras, and you start to feel overwhelmed.

Photo by Bilal Arslan

Photo by Bilal Arslan

You ask your photographer friend or, even worse, a camera store salesman and end up feeling even more confused.  The truth is that it takes little to no time to realize how hard this decision can be, especially if you will also think of choosing lenses and accessories. Read more…

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