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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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Top 10 Gifts for Photographers Under $50 - 2019 Edition

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Top 10 Gifts for Photographers Under $50 - 2019 Edition

photo by evgenyatamanenko via iStock Sure, it’s only August, but before you know it, it’ll be December 24th, and you’ll have zero gifts for your favorite photographer. Why not get a head start this year and scope out a few items that photographers will love? This list runs the gamut of photography gadgets and accessories, all of which are under the $50 threshold.  See what you can find to impress the photographer on your holiday shopping list! Gifts for Photographers Under $50: CanvasHQ Print If you’re like me, sometimes finding the perfect gift for certain loved ones is a long, drawn-out process...

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3 Tips on How to Use a Circular Polarizer

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3 Tips on How to Use a Circular Polarizer

For those of you that have been paying attention, you know I just wrote this seriously in-depth article about how to use a circular polarizer.   It goes into the science behind circular polarizers and is pretty technical.  This article, on the other hand, is simply a short list of practical tips for using a polarizer and skips all the technical stuff.  Here are my top 3 tips on how to use a circular polarizer.  Get the Angle Right photo by nexusimage via iStock  If you’re trying to use your circular polarizer to shoot sunsets or sunrises, it’s not going to work. That’s because circular...

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How to Use a Circular Polarizer

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How to Use a Circular Polarizer

Photo by William Bayreuther on Unsplash Circular polarizers are oftentimes confusing because with the advent of editing software, it seems like they’re a waste of time. Why not just use Photoshop to create the same effects?  Well, it’s impossible to replicate the effects of a circular polarizer in post-production. Plus, you can get a good circular polarizer on the cheap.  Besides, using a polarizer is a quick and simple process, and if you ask me, I’d rather spend more time actually out in a beautiful landscape with my polarizer than hunched over my computer in my office trying to Photoshop my way through...

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How to Master Your Wide-Angle Lens

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How to Master Your Wide-Angle Lens

Photo by William Thomas on Unsplash If you’re a landscape photographer, then your least and most favorite photography accessory is probably your wide-angle lens. Why, you ask? Wide-angle lenses are phenomenal at bringing the viewer into a picture and creating epic stories. But all of the strengths of a wide-angle lens are also all of its weaknesses - distortion and vignetting among them. If you have found yourself frantically searching “how to use a wide-angle lens” in the middle of a far-flung photoshoot, then this article is probably for you! Understanding What a Wide-Angle Lens Really Does The basic point of a wide-angle...

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