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White Balance For Digital Photography star
White balance can be a daunting thing to get your head around, but spending a whole day shooting and having your shots ruined by nasty colorcasts is worse! Take some time out to understand how to set your white balance for trouble free colors.

Aspect Ratios and How they Affect your Prints star
Do your eyes glaze over when someone mentions the words aspect ratio? Are you frustrated with losing part of your image when you get it printed at a lab and want to know why that happens? This article will help demystify aspect ratio so you can make better printing choices for your images.

Basic Camera Care star
Camera care isn’t expensive or time consuming. Following these simple tips will keep your camera in great shape, allowing you to spend more on accessories rather than replacing your camera.

Choosing The Right Lens For Your DSLR Camera star
Choosing the perfect lens when you are new to photography can be a difficult decision. Some people know at the start that photography is their passion and that they only want the best equipment. For others a simple lens is better. This article will help you make a better choice from the start.

Depth Of Field star
Depth of field can make or break a shot. The wrong depth of field can ruin what would otherwise be a beautiful picture. Read this article to learn what it is all about and why it is such an important tool for photographers.

Digital Photography Terminology Explained star
A simple guide to some of the most frequently used digital photography terminology. This glossary of terms and their explanations will help you understand photography jargon.

Digital Photography Tips star
If you are new to photography and thinking about buying photography equipment read this first. Here are a few tips to help you when you are starting out, to make sure you don't make those common mistakes that a lot of newbie photographers make.

Five Photography Composition Rules star
Composition can make or break a photo. This article explores five composition techniques that will help you to create more compelling and artistic imagery. Train your eye to make the right compositional choices and start taking photos that really pop!

Focus Modes on Canon and Nikon DSLR Cameras star
Are you struggling with figuring out what all the focus modes are on your Canon or Nikon camera? Read on to find out what they all are and when you should use them.

Light Meters & How They Work star
Light meters are an essential tool in photography today to ensure properly exposed photographs. Light meters work by measuring the amount of light there is ensuring that we can get correctly exposed photographs every time! Find out more on the wonder of light meters here...

Model Releases and Why You Need One star
What is a model release? If you don't know the answer to that question, then read on to find out what it is and why you should always get your model to sign one.

White Balancing star
Colors look different in different types of light. Our eyes automatically adjust to make up for these differences, but a camera must be adjusted to help make up for these differences. In order to capture the correct mood in a photograph, you need to learn how white balancing affects your photos.

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