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Here is everything you need to know to choose your photography gear. So dig in!

Nikon D5500Choosing the Right Camera

It is a simple fact that you cannot be a photographer without a camera, so let’s start by looking at available options. These are the articles that will help you select the best camera for you – no matter what your experience level or budget. Mirrorless or DSLR, entry-level or expensive, I’ve got you covered. Check them out when it is time for your next camera.


Canon 70DEverything You Might Want to Know About Cameras

These are articles on subjects I pondered when buying my own digital cameras. There are also articles on particular aspects of cameras that you might find interesting. Mostly, these articles will show you what’s important (and not important) in today’s digital cameras. If you want to dive under the hood a little bit, check these out.


Lens with focal lengthsChoosing a Lens

Different lenses excel at different things. The beauty of DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras is that you can use whatever lens you want. If you are like most photographers, you will end up with several. At the same time, quality lenses can be very expensive. So when it is time to buy a lens, check out these articles to make sure you are getting the right one for the job.


Grad ND filter squareFilters

Photographers of old needed red filters, green filters, yellow filters . . . and the list goes on. The days of needing a lot of filters in photography are pretty much over. That said, there are still a few filters you will need. They will control the amount and direction of the light coming into your camera and let you achieve effects not otherwise possible. Here is what you need to know to about those few filters you will need.


Camera on tripodTripods and Monopods

Besides the camera and lens, a tripod is probably the thing you will spend the most money on. Getting the right one is critical to avoiding blur in your photos. At the same time, you don’t want one that is too heavy to carry or that costs more than your camera (some do). So here is what you need to know to pick the best way to support your camera and lenses.


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