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A Short History of Nikon

There is a good chance that, if you ask a non-photographer to name a well-known camera manufacturer, they will say “Nikon”. Nikon, along with its great rival, Canon, has for many years been seen as the name the...
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The Best Apps for Photographers

Many photographers have a love-hate relationship with smartphones and tablets. We often do not see these devices as serious cameras, yet they can be incredibly useful devices to aid our photography. The main pr...
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A Simple Guide to Focus Stacking

Have you ever wondered how landscape photographers get those beautiful images, the ones where the shot is in focus from the foreground to the horizon? There are a number of techniques that they can use to achie...
guide to venice

A Photographer’s Guide to Venice

It is a city of romance and canals; it is also photographer’s paradise. Whilst it is hard for a photographer to return from Venice without at least some good shots, to maximize your shooting potential and incre...
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Understanding Camera Sensor Size

It all seemed so easy: you bought a nice camera, you took great pictures, and you met like-minded photographic folk. Then those photographic folk started asking awkward questions about your camera. What is the ...