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The Best Travel Photography Lens

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The Best Travel Photography Lens

photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock When you’re traveling, the last thing you want to do is take all of your camera gear. Aside from the obvious benefits of not having to carry around a ton of stuff, airlines have made it maddeningly difficult (and expensive) to get your stuff from one place to the next. So, if you could only take one lens with you on the trip of a lifetime, what would it be?  For me, and many other photographers, for that matter, it would be the 24-70mm f/2.8. Let’s explore just a few benefits of this best travel photography lens....

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

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Nature Photography Tips for Beginners

Photo by Tim Swaan on Unsplash When you’re first starting off in your landscape photography journey, it can be overwhelming. Oftentimes, it may feel like the place you live isn’t beautiful enough for you to be one of the truly great landscape photographers. But, believe it or not, nature photography is much more than living somewhere gorgeous... Here are some nature photography tips to teach you how to make the most of the nature that’s accessible to you.  Table of Contents It’s All About the Camera But, Don’t Forget About Your Filters, Tripods and Lenses Nature Photography Tips Are Useless if You’re Shooting in...

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Must-Have Beginner Photography Gear

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Must-Have Beginner Photography Gear

photo by swissmediavision via iStock  If you’re just getting started in photography, you might be suffering a bit from sticker shock… Cameras, lenses, tripods, filters, camera straps, and other photography gear can be extremely expensive. In fact, pros can easily spend tens of thousands of dollars on gear. Since most of us don’t have that kind of money laying around, here’s a short list of must-have beginner photography gear that won’t break the bank, but won’t sacrifice performance, either. A High-Performance, Affordable Camera Strap Believe it or not, there are camera straps out there that cost hundreds of dollars. But when you’re a...

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Step Up Your Landscape Photography Game With This Must-Have Filter

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Step Up Your Landscape Photography Game With This Must-Have Filter

Photo by Johannes Ludwig on Unsplash If you ask me, the number one filter any landscape photographer needs to have in their camera bag is a polarizer. Sure, a graduated ND filter is great to have, as is a solid ND. With those, you can manage the wide dynamic range you often find in landscapes and extend the shutter speed for beautiful long exposures, respectively. But while I would say those filters are optional, I'd say a polarizer is a must-have... Polarizers Help Minimize Glare Photo by Banter Snaps on Unsplash A polarizing filter is a must-have because it helps manage glare off water and other...

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Top Lens Filters of 2018

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Top Lens Filters of 2018

Image Credit: blackred via iStock One of the most important photography accessories you can own is a good set of filters. The operative word here is "good"... There's lots of dirt cheap filters out there that might entice you with a bargain basement price. However, those filters often use bargain basement materials, too. That's not what you want in front of your lens! Instead, investing in high-quality filters will get you better results - and more durable filters to boot. If you're in the market for new photo filters, consider any of the following as a good bet. Best Lens Filters: NiSi...

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