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    Nikon COOLPIX B500 Review

    When you look at digital cameras, you usually tend to focus only on two different variants – point-and-shoot and DSLR. What you might not know is the existence of a third variant – the bridge cameras. This is partly because they’re not marketed heavily like the other two popular variants and partly due to them falling square in the middle of an awkward space between the point-and-shoot camera and a full-fledged DSLR. Bridge cameras like the Nikon COOLPIX B500 are basically cameras that combine the properties of a point-and-shoot and a DSLR camera. For instance, most bridge cameras have a certain degree of manual control, a viewfinder, and a zoom lens, but lack the…

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    Olympus Pen F Review

    The digital Pen-F model camera from Olympus is a great choice for anyone who is feeling nostalgic but would also like a camera with modernized features. Anyone looking for an updated micro four-thirds camera should appreciate our Pen F review. Our Olympus Pen F review will take you through a comprehensive look at this revised yet iconic camera. The first Pen-F model camera came to store shelves in 1963, but Olympus released an updated, digital version with some improvements and extra features. Olympus Pen-F Camera Specs Olympus PEN-F Mirrorless Camera (Silver) with 25mm Lens Olympus PEN-F (Body-Only) (Silver) Olympus 25mm f1.8 Interchangeable Lens (Silver) Shop now at Amazon.com The first part of…

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    10 GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY BACKDROPS

    Photography backdrops are what turn a normal indoor photograph into a photographic delight you will remember for a long time. Despite the presumed hassle, photography backdrops are actually very easy to put together. This is because materials can be conveniently procured at any specialized vendor. If you intend to go that extra mile in a photo shoot, photography backdrops are what you need. A photography backdrop consists of any combination of materials which you place behind the subject of your photos. The purpose is to add an artistic effect. Backdrops for photography are widely used by professional photographers in order to achieve artistic excellence with their photos, in both studios and homemade sets. They usually…

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    Top 20 Coolest Photoshop Textures

    Photoshop textures are a wonderful way in which you can make your photos more interesting. You’ve probably noticed that many photos have a special “feel” to them, ranging from a vintage air to a futuristic look, which makes them all the more appealing. In most of these case, a texture was probably used in Photoshop. The texture itself is an image which, by using Photoshop, you can overlay and blend with your initial picture in order to create a cool effect. This very often makes the difference between mediocre images and great images, as Photoshop textures give you endless creative possibilities in which to produce wonderful images. To this end, we’ve selected…

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    Canon PowerShot G9 Review

    While the cameras in our smartphones are quickly proving their worth and punching way above their weight, they still have a long way to go. Therefore, having a good point-and-shoot camera has its advantages even today. They’re the perfect middle ground replacements to both the puny smartphone camera and the bulky DSLR. The Canon PowerShot G9 is one such point-and-shoot camera that a photography-enthusiast would love to have. With the right mix of manual controls and features, the Canon PowerShot G9 will force you to get creative while shooting a photo. In this article, you will learn more about the camera and how it fares against other alternatives. You may also like knowing about Canon…

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    Canon PowerShot SX420 Review

    In the market of cameras, there are lots of options and lots of things to think about and consider when looking into buying. The type of camera and the focus it has all depend on what you want to shoot. In this article, we are focusing on the Canon PowerShot SX420 and its competitors within the point-and-shoot field of camera models. What Is The Canon PowerShot SX420? The Canon PowerShot SX420 is a point and shoot camera that takes the lead over smartphone cameras with an impressive optical zoom. Today, point and shoot cameras have taken a hit from the progressing high tech smartphones and the cameras they have built…

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    Headshot Photography: From Mugshot to Art

    Headshot photography, or portrait photography in nicer terms, is often misunderstood and poorly executed, despite its importance in both business and art. In this article, we will discuss a few techniques which will allow you to stage the perfect headshot photography project. From corporate and professional photography projects to personal photography, these tips and tricks will help you stage a better photo shoot and achieve the desired results. As such, we will focus on a number of key elements, which can turn your random mugshots into pieces of art. Headshot Photography – Setup As with all things, a good headshot photography session should start with the correct setup. Here, it all…

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    Nikon D5600 Review

    With an increasing number of people getting into photography now more than ever, manufacturers have stepped up their game by bringing in models that cater to every segment of photography. This is not necessarily a good thing though, as now, the path to choosing the right camera has become more unclear. Getting the right camera is important because it is ultimately an investment and not an expense. No matter what anyone claims, your skills are constantly evolving and, therefore, you need a camera that holds up well over time. For instance, the Nikon D5600 is a great DSLR camera that caters to multiple target groups, right from amateurs to professional photographers.…