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Which Green Screen for Video Conferencing?

Oh, dear! You just remembered you have a Zoom call in 5 minutes! Thankfully, you remembered in time, but unfortunately, your house is a mess.

With everyone home so much lately, the cleanliness of your house has slowly backslid until somehow a certain amount of clutter has become the norm. But, piles of laundry and toys scattered across the floor won’t do for this important work call.

The good news is that you’ve already read this article and learned about the best green screen for video conferencing — our favorite- the Fotodiox collapsible green screen. You’ve even got it set up and ready to go, all you need to do now is get your face ready and throw on a decent shirt.

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While the Fotodiox is an excellent all-around choice, different screens may work better for you depending on your green screen needs. Read on to learn everything you need to know about choosing a green screen for video conferencing.

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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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