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Are you tired of blurry images?

It’s time to learn how to capture sharper images by finding your lens’ sweet spot. This will give you more confidence, save time, and help you take better photos.

In this article you’ll learn:

  • How to find your lens’ sweet spot (for sharper images)
  • Why you should shoot in Aperture Priority mode (and how to use it)
  • How to perform a test to get your sharpest image every time
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Lets first be clear about something: Most zoom lenses, particularly full frame wide-angle zoom lenses, are prohibitively expensive. The term wide-angle refers to lenses somewhere in the 12mm to 35mm ballparkwith 12mm nearing the ultra-wide angle designation. You know the typeshort and fat, big chunk of glass: the lenses that make everything appear a little [...]

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After much anticipation, and a healthy spoonful of rumors, Canon has officially unveiled its latest flagship camera, the EOS1D X Mark II. As initially rumored specs alluded to, it appears the 1D X Mark II will be an impressive update, but in no way groundbreaking. Inside the updated pro-body camera is a new 20.2 Megapixel [...]

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Late last year, drone manufacturer DJI stepped out of their comfort zone and introduced to the world the DJI Osmo, a handheld, gyro-stabilized 4K camera. While it wowed testers everywhere and seemed to perform great in bumpy situations, there was one area where it did not impress. Audio. So much so that we actually shared [...]

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Earlier last month, Nikon surprised the world with the announcement of the Keymission 360, a 4K-resolution 360 action cam built with virtual reality (VR) in mind. At the time, not much information was given on the device, with the exception of a few images and vague specs to base quality off of. Shortly after though, [...]

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Strobists, get your wallet ready. Phoenix has announced the details and release date of its upcoming Odin II flash triggers. Not only has Phottix announced the new triggers, but Sekonic has also announced a new pair of LITEMASTER PRO light meters designed specifically for Elinchrom and Phottix lighting equipment. First up are the second generation [...]

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Photography is the youngest language in the world, says photographer Asher Svidensky in his most recent TEDx Talk, but why are the words used to describe photography so violent? Join Asher on his 11-minute talk about how photography can be a bonding tool, rather than a dividing one, how he uses it to express himself [...]

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With a limited budget it’s easy to feel limited by your gear (or lack of gear I should say) but with time, and experimentation, you can discover ways to use the gear you have now, to make compelling images. In this tutorial you will be given a few pointers on how you can use just one LED light to make beautiful and dynamic images.


For this tutorial you will need:

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Im sure most of you are familiar with Jaroslav Wieczorkiewiczs work by now. His signature splashed-milk photography has been featured twice before on the blog as well as on numerous media outlets across the world. But, as much as I liked his 1940s Milky Pin-ups and loved his Splash Heroes, they both suddenly seem like [...]

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Drone owners, it looks like Spiderman-inspired nets arent the only thing youll need to worry about taking down your drone. The Dutch National Police are testing a new means of bringing down unauthorized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Eagles. Thats right, Dutch police are currently undergoing a short trial period of teaching trained eagles to identify [...]

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