The New Photographer’s Intro Guide to Autofocus

The autofocus on a camera can be a very intricate thing. Specifically, it’s become even more complicated and capable in the past few years. So if you just bought a brand new camera, then you’re in luck. We’re talking you through some of the most important aspects of your new camera’s autofocus. Even better, we’re going to keep this guide to autofocus brief. Let’s dive in.

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5 Fun Things You’ll Enjoy Trying with Your New Camera!

Your new camera isn’t just meant for capturing scenes. The reason you get it instead of a phone is to get a lot more out of its capabilities. So we’re rounding up a bunch of things you should try with your brand new camera. Have you considered multiple exposure modes? What about a less crunchy HDR mode? And can your phone do long exposures with as much efficiency? Give some of these a try!

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This Is The Worst Reason to Upgrade Your Camera! (Don’t Do It)

The temptation to upgrade your camera is stronger than ever.

Companies release new cameras all the time. From budget to professional systems, all the brands are fighting for your money. They entice you to their new product by offering incremental upgrades on their previous best-in-class system. Sometimes, the lure to upgrade your camera is worth your attention, but more often than not, it isn’t. And as companies produce more gear, photographers begin to get FOMO – looking for new justifications to get that shiny new camera!

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Photography Cheat Sheet: Do You Really Need a New Camera?

We’re honestly answering the timeless question of whether or not you need a new camera.

The classic question of the hobbyist vs. the professional photographer is one that we’re tackling in today’s photography cheat sheet. They’re similar in some ways and different in many. The idea of the uncle Bob has significantly changed in the past few years with everyone going on the second-hand market and buying older cameras. They’re competent. And today’s modern cameras are even more capable. They’re also fun. In fact, photography, in general, is a fun hobby. So today, we’re exploring whether or not you really need to buy a new camera. And hopefully, it will help you out with your next purchasing decision.

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Questions to Ask Before Upgrading Your Gear

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Rumors about replacements for the Canon 7D, the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and others are popping about like hot oil from a skillet. With Photokina a few months away, there is a lot of interest in the new cameras and lenses that will be announced. This leaves many a shutterbug handling their credit cards in eager anticipation.

And while many photographers will upgrade simply because the can, the rest of us need to be a little more thoughtful about it. Though some of these cameras may boast an exciting new assortment of features, it may or may not be what we need. Here are some questions to ask yourself before you buy.

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