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Troubleshooting Your Digital Camera (On the Go)

Troubleshooting Your Digital Camera (On the Go)

Troubleshooting Your Camera On the Go! Have you ever been taking photos and all of a sudden your camera does something unexpected?  If this happens to you right in the middle of a photoshoot it can be extra stressful...

Steps to Calibrate Your Lens (for PERFECT Focus)

Steps to Calibrate Your Lens (for PERFECT Focus)

How to Calibrate Your Lens Getting the perfect focus is one of the most-asked about questions in our Facebook group.  It can be frustrating when you feel like you are trying everything you can and your photos still a...

How to Get Sharper Photos

How to Get Sharper Photos "In Camera" (4 Days to Sharper Photos)

How to Get Sharper Photos In-Camera Day 1 of "4 Days to Sharper Photos" As photographers, it is a given that we all want sharper photos straight from the camera.  But we don’t always know exactly what to do to get th...

Focal Length Comparison (Which One is Right for Your Subject?)

Focal Length Comparison (Which One is Right for Your Subject?)

Focal Length Comparison (Which is Best for Your Subject?) Whether you just picked up your first camera last week or you’ve been shooting for years, focal lengths can be tricky.  Not only is it important to understand...

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens I will be the first to admit that I'm a camera gear junkie.  I love my camera gear, old and new, and I totally treat it like a baby. Just like your monitor, TV,  or glasses, sometimes, y...

Using Manual Focus for Sharper Images

Using Manual Focus for Sharper Images

How to Get Sharper Photos Using Manual Focus In order to achieve sharp focus on your images, you can set the focusing mode on your lens to manual focus.  Manual focus is not ideal for ALL situations, but if you have ...

Out of Focus Photography (Experimenting With Different Types of Focus)

Out of Focus Photography (Experimenting With Different Types of Focus)

Out of Focus Photography (Experimenting With Different Types of Focus) For the most part, clean, tack sharp focused shots are what we all strive for, but in some cases, creative focus including out of focus and selec...

Lens Hoods - When, Why and How to Use Them

Lens Hoods - When, Why and How to Use Them

Guide to Lens Hoods Lens hoods are one of those camera accessory items that everyone has seen and are included with most new lenses, but unfortunately are rarely used by many photographers. Lens hoods seem to cause a...

You're Using Manual Mode. Now What?

You have asked the questions, watched the videos, attended the webinars, and finally turned your camera's dial to Manual! Congratulations!  But now what? You can get correct exposure many ways by adjusting your expo...