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Why Less Gear Is Sometimes Better

Why Less Gear Is Sometimes Better

There is no doubt that most photographers love gear; after all, modern cameras and lenses are pretty nifty gadgets. And while it can be fun to have a pile of gear on your shelf, sometimes, having less equipment is actually better for your abilities and your creativity.

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How to Make Your Own ‘Flare Ring’ Lens Hack

How to Make Your Own 'Flare Ring' Lens Hack

It’s important in photography to stay creative, and this simple DIY lens hack from Pye Jirsa does just that. Learn how to create a “flare ring” of your own in just a few minutes.

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What’s in a White House Photographer’s Camera Bag?

What's in a White House Photographer's Camera Bag?

For eight years, photographer Pete Souza had my dream job, photographing the president of the United States and being on the front line of the biggest news stories of our time. In his latest IGTV post, Souza talks about some of the gear he used to capture his iconic images.

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Ranking My Photography Gear Investments Best to Worst (Part Two): My Not so Great Investments

Ranking My Photography Gear Investments Best to Worst (Part Two): My Not so Great Investments

In last week’s article, I took you through the four best investments that I’ve made since becoming a professional photographer. But, since there are two sides to every coin, I guess it’s only fair to also tell you where I’ve gone wrong.

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The Gear Trap Is a Problem, but Cheap Equipment Can Also Limit You

The Gear Trap Is a Problem, but Cheap Equipment Can Also Limit You

Most of us are familiar with “the gear trap,” the fine line that’s crossed when a shooter makes a top priority of continually researching and purchasing newer and better camera equipment. This can be a dangerous money pit. But there are times when your gear must be upgraded, lest you suffer the technical shortcomings of outdated or inadequate equipment.

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Which New Camera Will Canon Announce on April 20?

Which New Camera Will Canon Announce on April 20?

Canon has announced that it will be hosting an online press conference on April 20 in order to present some new products. Will the much-anticipated EOS R5 officially be launched?

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Sigma Says It Will Start Making Smaller Lenses

Sigma Says It Will Start Making Smaller Lenses

In a refreshingly candid and open interview with DPReview, Sigma’s Chief Executive Officer, Kazuto Yamaki, has given an insight into how the Japanese lens and camera manufacturer is performing, and revealed some of its plans for the future.

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For a Limited Time Only, We’re Giving Away the Photography 101 Tutorial for Free

For a Limited Time Only, We're Giving Away the Photography 101 Tutorial for Free

Want to give photography a chance or get you and your camera off the ground? Now’s the time. We’ve reduced the price of our Photography 101 tutorial to $0 for a limited time.

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