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Photography Gear Upgrades You Should Make in 2020

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Photography Gear Upgrades You Should Make in 2020

Photo by Alexander Andrews on Unsplash My photography gear has been through a pretty rough decade. My photography gear and I travelled to three continents, multiple countries, and survived a small flood in my house. If your photography gear is like mine, it may be time to think about upgrading your photography gear for the new year.  So, we put a list together of essential photography accessories for 2020.   This HUGE camera giveaway is ending SOON...Click here for details!   A Better Camera Strap  The first photography accessory I forget about in my photography gear bag is my camera strap, which if...

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Top 5 Landscape Photography Accessories You Need in Your Bag

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Top 5 Landscape Photography Accessories You Need in Your Bag

  photo by jmatkins via iStock Landscape photography is one of the basic types of photography that all levels of photographers do. You may be engaged in it as a fine art photographer, or as part of a project, or simply for your own enjoyment as snapshots.  Regardless of the reason for your landscape photography, there are landscape photography accessories and tips that will help you capture amazing outdoor photography images. Some of the nature photography accessories you already have, you simply need a good reason to get them out of your bag or closet. Polarizer Filter A polarizer filter is one...

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Avoid These Common Circular Polarizer Mistakes

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Avoid These Common Circular Polarizer Mistakes

photo by 0804Creative via iStock Using a circular polarizer when shooting landscape photos has become a de-facto standard.   But, here’s the truth. Not all landscape shots need or should use a circular polarizer. Sometimes, using a circular polarizer can actually ruin your otherwise great outdoor shots. So, when should you use one? And what common circular polarizer mistakes should you avoid? Let’s find out. What Does a Circular Polarizer Do? Let’s first understand the benefits of using a circular polarizer. As the video above by Brain Matiash explains, there are mainly three reasons to use a circular polarizer. Using the filter: Helps reduce any...

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Budget-Friendly Circular Polarizer

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Budget-Friendly Circular Polarizer

Before you decide which circular polarizer you want to buy, you should figure out what you’re looking for in a circular polarizer. Four important things to keep in mind when shopping for a circular polarizer are: the size of the frame, whether the circular polarizer casts color on your images, whether the circular polarizer uses a hydrophobic coating, and the type of glass used. If your circular polarizer features a thick rim, then the chances of vignetting on the edges of your photo drastically increase, so slim circular polarizers are best. You also don’t want your circular polarizer to add...

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My Ideal Landscape Photography Kit

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My Ideal Landscape Photography Kit

photo by Maridav via iStock Over the years, I’ve tested all kinds of landscape photography gear. I’ve owned all kinds of landscape photography gear too… But I keep coming back to the same gear as being part of my ideal landscape photography kit. There are tried-and-true items that I’ve found to be what works best for me, and there’s also relatively new items that I’ve only begun using recently that have quickly earned a spot in my kit. Below, I’ve outlined some of my favorite landscape photography gear in the hopes that it sheds a little light on what gear might work...

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