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  • February 3, 2014

    Getting Started with Video

    If you bought a camera in the past few years, there's a very good chance that it shoots video. In this age of digital photography, it makes sense that we should be able to use the same camera to shoot both still and moving images—something that wasn't exactly an option with film. However, this may lead you to believe that shooting video is no different than shooting stills in terms of how you control exposure and handle the camera. You would be wrong. So here are a few pointers that address the more common mistakes and false assumptions photographers make when making their foray into video. And if you haven't tried shooting video yet, you should! It's fun!
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  • January 27, 2014

    Tech Tips for Photographic Storytelling

    Photography is all about storytelling. Just finding a story can be its own challenge, but choosing how to tell it is even more difficult. How you frame a shot not only determines how viewers will be drawn into your image, it also controls how they connect to the story. Photographic stories need not be complex, nor need they be complete—viewer interpretation is part of the magic. Knowing how to use the tools and techniques at your disposal will help you shape your story.
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  • January 21, 2014

    Tech Tips for Photographing Motion

    One of the defining aspects of photography is its ability to freeze a moment in time, and nowhere is this more readily apparent than in action photography. Photographing a fast-moving subject is both challenging and rewarding. Hopefully, these tips will not only help you, but inspire you to get out there and experiment with your camera.
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  • January 13, 2014

    Tech Tips for Basic Portrait Photography

    We all know the number one reason people take pictures is to share images of what they are eating. But, second to that, one reason photography is as mainstream as it is, is because people want to take pictures of their friends and family. So, whether you are shooting simply for your own memories or creating portraits for someone else, here are some tips to help you rise above the snapshot.
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  • January 6, 2014

    Tech Tips for Indoor Photographers

    From snapping a shot of your meal to taking a family portrait, indoor photography often poses many challenges simply because there isn't enough light. We've put together a few tips to help you achieve good results inside.
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  • December 27, 2013

    New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

    Whether or not you have a Pro Photo Supply gift card burning a hole in your pocket, we’ve put together a list of new year’s resolutions to help you find the best way to spend your photography budget and get back to shooting!
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  • September 2, 2013

    Fall Photography Tips

    It's fall, and that means opportunities for great photography abound. Read on for our tips on how to make the most of this colorful season. 

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  • August 21, 2013

    Full Frame vs. APS-C and MFT: Crop factor explained

    Written by Daven Mathies What's a sensor? The sensor is the most important part of your camera; it's the thing that collects the light, the digital equivalent of film. Resolution—basically, the number of pixels—used to be the main defining metric...

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  • July 30, 2013

    Choosing Your Next Lens

    Written by Daven Mathies If you just purchased your first DSLR or other interchangeable lens camera, you're probably wondering what lens to get next. In fact, many new DSLR owners have actually asked me, “What’s the next lens?” While this...

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