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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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Synchronizing Your Flash with the Sun (Synchro-sunlight)

Filling deep shadows with artificial light has been a part of photo technique since the invention of flash powder in the 1880s. Synchronizing a handheld flash with ambient sunlight is a terrific way to soften shadows and create professional looking images. Synchro-sunlight or fill flash, two names by which it is often called, is used by many of the greatest street and travel photographers; press photographers using handheld cameras (watch those flashes go off at any press conference), and is a required skill for portrait, wedding, and fashion photographers.

synchronize-main The concept is quite simple: use your flash to illuminate the subject and use sunlight to illuminate the background.

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Why Your Extension Tube Won’t Focus (With Fixes)

You want to take a lovely photo of the delicate swirls of a seashell. The only problem is…you can’t figure out why your extension tube won’t focus.  Macro photography takes you into the beautiful and enticing world of the minuscule. A dewdrop hanging from the end of a calla lily, an insect drinking nectar from a flower, the brilliant sparkle of the diamonds in a wedding ring — these photos are made possible by macro lenses.

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But macro lenses are expensive so you may have opted to use an extension tube with a regular lens instead.

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Some Fresh Ideas For Students

College life can be very hectic and challenging. Once you get into a higher education institution, you get sucked into the whirlpool of lectures, assignments, workshops, conferences, and new acquaintances. At time, you may feel overwhelmed by this new breakneck pace of life and reluctant to go on your education quest.

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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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