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Nicholas Mitchell

Nicholas Mitchell

Nicholas is a staff writer at Photodoto. His interests include photography, collecting cameras old and new, video editing, and all things 3d. If a new gadget comes out on the market, he's sure to be the first to try it. He enjoys experimenting with low light photography, very long exposures and high speed filming.

How DSLR Lenses Work: DSLR Lenses Explained

A camera lens is arguably the most important part of a photographers set-up, to the point where most professional photographers would rather shoot with an ok camera body as long as they had a top-quality lens rather than the other way around. However, if you are just entering the world of DSLR lenses, at first glance they can be a bit overwhelming. Exactly what do all those numbers and letters on the side mean? Which lens should I get and exactly how do they work?

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It may seem like magic, but it is actually pretty simple. Read on.

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Unsplash: The Perfect Source for Free Images?

Have you ever wanted to make your life simpler when it comes to finding stock photos, and by simpler I mean not dealing with confusing licenses, being afraid that one day an image you used may change its license, and not paying for subscriptions or collections of images? Well you are in luck as today I will be going into a service that does just that, as well as similar services.

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By the time you finish this article you will know where to find millions of completely free photos for any project, regardless if its commercial or not. Intrigued? Read on.

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How (And Where) To Mount an Action Camera (On Anything!)

Photos and video from an action camera can be awesome. But how do you get the best shots? It’s all about the mounting of the camera and we’re going to tell you how to do it.

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How and where do you mount an action camera? The most popular place to mount an action camera is on a helmet using a curved mount. However, you can mount a camera on almost anything that moves.  Read on to find out how. Read more…

Why Buy? Canon m50: A Real Review

Have you dreamed of a simple yet feature-rich portable camera? Something that’s a step up from compact cameras but still small enough to carry around in your day bag? A camera that will deliver the image quality of an entry-level DSLR without the bulk?

Oh, and still be affordable?

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The Canon m50 mirrorless camera just might be your dream come to life. Come along with us as we explore the features and usability of this versatile little camera in this Canon m50 review.

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When Was Photography Invented?

Its hard to imagine a time without photography. With access to small but powerful cameras that will fit in your pocket a normal occurrence in the world today, not being able to capture a moment seems like such an alien concept. There are over 95 million photos and videos shared on Instagram every single day but not too long ago the only way to record what someone looks like was through drawing and painting.

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So, when exactly was photography invented and who were the key players?

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