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A Guide To The Limitations of Repairing Camera Lenses

There is one heart-stopping moment for every photographer.

It happens when the prized possession that they spent hundreds or thousands of dollars to buy falls to the ground.

If you’ve ever experienced it, you know the gut-wrenching agony and how the seconds feel like hours until you pick up your camera and begin to examine it. You know the cold chills of fear as you turn it over to see if the lens is okay…

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What if the unthinkable has happened? Can you repair a camera lens? What are the limitations?

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Camera Color Guide – Why Cameras Are Black

What color is your camera?

Have you ever paid attention to the color of DSLR cameras? Peek in a wedding photographer’s bag, or check out the sea of photographers at a press conference or sporting event and you’ll notice that most (or all of) their cameras are one color — black. Keep looking and you’ll notice that most of their equipment is also black.

Why is that? Is there a reason why most DSLR cameras are black?

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As with most things in photography, yes, there is a reason why black is the camera body color of choice. Read on to find out why.

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Are Disposable Cameras Any Good?

Before we all had cameras in our pockets and even before affordable digital, point and shoot cameras, there was the humble disposable camera. A common addition to any holidaymaker’s suitcase and often found scattered around the tables at wedding receptions disposable cameras were the everyday persons go-to camera of choice. Despite the dominance of the camera phone and digital photography in general, in the last few years there has been somewhat of a resurgence in the use of disposable cameras.

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The question is though, are they actually any good?
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Best Action Cameras for Every Budget: Are Cheap Action Cameras Any Good?

Action cameras have become more common in the past few years, and for a good reason. Originally created by GoPro, many big brands have also jumped in the action camera space. As the action camera space grew, there came along a lot of cheap copycats. With multiple brands and tens of models to choose from, it has become difficult to choose the right action camera, especially if you also take the price into account.

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The big question is, which are the best action cameras for every budget? As it is with any product recommendation, there is no single answer. But, we’ve tried to compare some of the best action cameras at various price points.

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