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How Can You Get Thermal Imaging On A Cell Phone?

Would you like to be able to view and save thermal images using your smartphone,     whether for work or just for fun?  Thanks to technological advances, it is possible today to do this without buying a very expensive dedicated camera.

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Read on to learn all the options you have to get thermal imaging on your cell phone.

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Do Wide Angle Lens Converters Work?

The first thing any photographer wants to know about a piece of gear is how well it works. Camera equipment is expensive, which is why photographers spend so much time sifting through reviews before making purchasing decisions.  For some of the more specialty lenses,  photographers test the waters with accessories like wide-angle lens converters. These are much cheaper than buying the lens itself.

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But do wide angle lens converters work?

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How Many Camera Bags Do You Need?

Camera bags. Who knew there would be so much choice? I certainly didn’t as I took my first steps into the world of photography. From small camera shaped bags which perfectly fit the contours of your camera to large wheeled suitcases designed to store and transport a whole range of photographic equipment the choice can be overwhelming. Then, after talking to your photography buddies and reading about pro-photographer’s choices of camera bag you start to wonder if you were naive to think that one camera bag would be just fine.

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After all, exactly how many camera bags do you need? Not to worry, we’re here to help you figure that out.

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Are Camera Tripods Universal?

A tripod is an essential part of every shutterbug’s gear. It is used by every type of photographer, hobbyist, or professional, no matter what they specialize in. When you start looking out for a tripod, you’ll notice that there are thousands of tripods available from different brands and different price points. Which brings us to the topic of this post—are camera tripods universal?

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The short answer is yes; camera tripods are universal. But, it is a bit more complicated than that, and you might want to read the complete article before you head out and buy one for your camera.

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Why Are Wide Angle Lenses so Expensive

If you could’ve taken one more step back, your shot would’ve been perfect. But one more step would’ve sent you plummeting to the bottom of the canyon. You decide it’s time to add a wide angle lens to your collection. But how do you justify the expense? And why are wide angle lenses so expensive anyway?

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Manufacturers encounter a few problems when designing wide angle lenses.

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