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The Ultimate Guide to Buying an Entry Level DSLR

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Buying an Entry Level DSLR? But where do you start – not sure? Don’t worry, this guide will take you through the questions you need to answer to help you choose the DSLR that’s right for you. Buying your first DSLR is a big decision, lets face it photography is not a cheap hobby. And DSLR’s are expensive, so you want …

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ebook Review: Rabari – Encounters with a Nomadic Tribe

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The Insider Series to Travel Documentary Photography The Rabari – Encounters with a Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell Kanashkevich is the new ebook from Lightstalking. First off, you don’t have to be a travel photographer to make use of this book. The composition, lighting and post processing tips will help any photographer improve their portrait photography. Who’s Mitchell Mitchell knows what he is …

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6 Unusual Photography Gifts for the Photographer in Your Life

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I know I’ve just looked at 14 photography gift ideas for the photog in your life, but I couldn’t help myself when I came across these unusual photography gifts while Christmas shopping (ok I got sidetracked). I just had to share them. As a photographer we are not always the best to buy for… we tend to have expensive things …

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14 Top Photography Gifts Ideas for the Photog in Your Life

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What do I buy them? Are you stuck on what to buy the photographer in you life for Christmas? Do you need some photography gift ideas? I know we’re not always the easiest people to buy for… You need to either know what your photographer wants (safe option) or else you need to know what camera gear they already have …

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Book Review – The Digital Photography Book by Scott Kelby

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  The Digital Photography book – ‘The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros’! Photography books are not dead. It’s still nice to have a tangible useful reference at hand that isn’t electronic! The way The Digital Photography Book works, which I think is different to a lot of others is this – imagine you are …

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Which is the Best Entry Level DSLR For a Beginner?

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Which is the Best Entry Level DSLR For a Beginner? That’s a big question and will change depending on who you are and what you like. But what I can do is tell you my experience as a beginner DSLR user, and hopefully that will help in your own decision making process. You may also want to check out The …

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10 Must Have Accessories For Your DSLR

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This is a list of the top 10 items on my digital photography wish list (I have a Canon 450D) and possibly should be on your list too. Every photographer has a wish list, and the items on the list tend to range from the affordable and practical, to the absolute dream. I’m a gadget fiend so I love researching …