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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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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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Landscape Photography Techniques You Need to Try

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Landscape Photography Techniques You Need to Try

photo by HaizhanZheng via iStock  Landscape photography tips are redundant. Shoot with the horizon straight and shoot during golden hour aren’t really specific tips to landscape photography and they definitely don’t make you a better landscape photographer. In order to truly improve your landscape photography, you need to learn how to think differently than your competitors. What landscape photography comes down to is being comfortable in life’s most uncomfortable circumstances. So, if you’re ready to bring home shots that will make your friends jealous, here is PhotographyTalk’s list of real landscape photography tips.  Table of Contents Landscape Photography Technique #1: You Left...

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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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