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Why Variable ND Filters are Better Than Fixed ND Filters

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Why Variable ND Filters are Better Than Fixed ND Filters

photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock The title of this article will make old-timers gasp because in the past, variable ND filters had quite the reputation for not being very good.  In particular, poorly-made variable ND filters often created an ugly X-pattern of darkness right in the middle of the photo. Usually, this X-pattern showed up when using the minimum or maximum densities offered by a cheap variable ND filter, though some were so bad that the X-pattern shows up throughout the variability range. And while this problem persists in some low-budget variable NDs, it’s no longer an issue for higher-quality filters. Other...

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5 Budget-Friendly Filters

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5 Budget-Friendly Filters

Photo by DieterMeyrl via iStock Let's face it... Photography is expensive enough as it is, so after you buy a camera and a lens or two, you might feel your pocketbook complaining. But there are accessories you need to enhance your ability to use your new camera and lenses to their fullest extent. This includes a quality lens filter. Some lens filters are extremely expensive - like as much as a camera body! But you don't have to spend hundreds of dollars to get a quality filter. The filters I've listed below prove that point. Best Budget-Friendly Filters: Circular Polarizers Kenko Nyumon...

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

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Simple Landscape Photography Tips With Tons of Impact

 photo by den-belitsky via iStock Creating a great landscape photo requires a lot of things to go just right… You need good lighting, a solid composition, and the right camera settings, just to name a few. In addition to those, you can increase the likelihood of getting a great shot by employing a few super simple landscape photography tips like the ones I’ve listed below. Let’s get started! Not sure what gear you need to take better landscape photos? Start with a rock-solid polarizing filter. FIND YOUR FILTER NOW. Landscape Photography Tip: Shoot in Vertical Format    photo by bortnikau via iStock When you think...

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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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Nevada Photography and Travel Guide - Southeastern Nevada

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Nevada Photography and Travel Guide - Southeastern Nevada

Photo by bluebeat76 via iStock  While southeastern Nevada is best known for Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, there are plenty of other must-see locales that are worth your time as a photographer. In fact, there are gorgeous vistas, beautiful lakes, stunning canyons, and other landscape features in this part of the state that make it a veritable playground for landscape photographers. In this travel and photography guide for southeastern Nevada, we offer an overview of three top destinations for photographers, where you can stay, and a few good places to eat as well. What to Photograph in Southeastern Nevada - Valley of...

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