F/Stops 101 – A Concise Guide to Understanding Aperture

F/Stops 101 - A Concise Guide to Understanding Aperture

When I picked up my Pentax film camera – required equipment for my first university-level photography course – I had no idea what an f/stop was. Whether you’re using a similar manual camera or studying the features of your DSLR, perhaps you feel a similar trepidation. We’re here to help, with all the ins and …

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How to stop your iPhone camera from flipping?

How to stop your iPhone camera from flipping?

Let’s Fix the iPhone Camera Flipping Issue An iPhone camera flipping is a major inconvenience that most users have dealt with at some point. Depending on your phone model, you can change the photo orientation before taking pictures or edit the photos after taking them. Having a variety of options available makes it easier for …

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What’s The Point of a 70-300 mm Lens & What’s It Used For?

What's the Point of a 70-300 mm Lens

Have you ever seen photographers using an extra-long lens? Maybe they were taking pictures of wildlife at a national park or another viewing area. Did you want to use one, too? While there are larger lenses on the market, a 70-300 mm lens is generally a good segue into zoom photography. What’s the Point of …

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How to Remove Shadows Out of Pictures Taken with Your iPhone

How to Remove Shadows Out of Pictures Taken with Your iPhone

Apps To Remove Shadows from Photos When shadows show up in pictures, they can ruin a perfectly good image. You may wonder if it’s possible to get a shadow out without ruining the picture. What’s helpful to know is that there are easy ways to get shadows out of iPhone pictures; read on to learn …

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Nikon D3300 Lens Compatibility

Which Lenses Offer Nikon D3300 Lens Compatibility?

Which Lenses Offer Nikon D3300 Lens Compatibility? Nikon D3300 lens compatibility is important because this camera is one of Nikon’s most popular entry-level options. There are several lenses available, and understanding more about the camera’s construction can shed some light on the situation. What Types of Lenses Are Compatible with the Nikon D3300? The range …

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Canon STM Vs USM – The Difference Explained For Beginners

Canon STM Vs USM - The Difference Explained for Beginners

Canon has long had an ultrasonic motor, or USM autofocus lens focused on a higher speed. Stepping motor, or STM lenses, by contrast, lack speed but make up for it in smoothness. A History of the Lens Options Autofocus lenses in cameras date to 1985, with Canon using a mechanical feature that functioned like a …

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How To Do Long Exposure Photography In Daylight

Waterfall - How To Do Long Exposure Photography In Daylight

Though long exposure photography is often used in the evening, or even after dark, it can be used in daylight as well. This can happen when the sun is in the wrong place or when you want to capture a scene that includes running water. Other factors may play into this as well. How to …

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How to Turn Off a GoPro Camera

How to Turn Off a GoPro Camera

If you have a GoPro camera that you want to turn off but aren’t quite sure how, read on to learn the steps. There are just a few of them, but since the steps can vary from camera to camera it can be difficult if you don’t know the rules. Turning off a GoPro Camera …

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