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Here are 5 simple, fun, and inexpensive ways to create special effects in-camera using common household items. This is a great exercise for expanding your DIY mindset and for practicing on-the-fly problem solving.
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A great way to expand creativity is through restriction. Using only a prime lens on a shoot, I learned why 35mm is among the best focal lengths for events.
Holiday hours, important shipping cutoff times, new gear to try before the end of the year, plus our major camera gear sales!
A compelling sunrise/sunset photo is not as simple as pointing your camera at the horizon. Here is what you need to know to photograph beautiful sunrise and sunset landscapes.
Top night sky events of 2018 for shooters to put on their calendars, plus our favorite night sky gear.
Capturing the center of our galaxy with long exposures is magical but also more within reach than ever before with modern cameras. We’ll explore how well that magic is captured using very high ISOs. We’ll compare the Canon 5D Mark IV with the Nikon D850 and Sony a7R III.
If you’ve seen close-up shots of plants or insects that seem almost impossible to catch, you’ve enjoyed macro photography. Let’s explore macro lenses and camera recommendations in our in-depth guide.
Here are tips to get you started with long exposure photography, which is an essential skill for beginners to master. It gives you creative freedom and teaches you how to handle unexpected low-light conditions.
The basics you need to get started quickly on your first time lapse. Learn how long you need to shoot for, what interval settings to use, and more.
The Crane 2 and Ronin-S are both high-quality single-handed gimbals but their slight differences lend themselves to different needs out in the field. Find out which one is right for you before renting for your next gig or personal creative project.
What are the benefits of an extension tube? We lay out the details on how they work, how to use them, and a few popular extension tube models.
From travel advice to gear safety, follow these tips for a smooth destination wedding shoot.
You love seeing animals in their natural habitats but it is difficult to get the wildlife shots you want. Here is what you need to know to improve!
The Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III is like the previous model in all the big ways: range, constant max aperture, and stabilization. Here’s what’s new.
With how quickly the eclipse comes and goes, you should prepare far in advance by learning some key camera settings, researching what gear to use, and figuring out your best overall shooting strategy.
A camera lens is essential to taking sharp high-quality photos. Use our in-depth camera lens guide to find the best lens for you and your photography.
Headshots are a great way to define someone’s personality in one unique shot. Let’s dive into how to take headshots with 20 helpful tips.
Whether you just bought your first camera or you’re looking to improve your photography skills, the first step is learning how to take full advantage of your camera settings.
Get started with simultaneous recording and casting live events with the SlingStudio hub. It’s surprisingly easy to set up. Here’s what you need to know.
Discover the importance of aspect ratios for content creation. We’ll discuss what aspect ratios you need to use for YouTube, vlogging, and mobile.
We have a new feature on our site that will help you better plan for your shoots and get the gear you need when you need it. Check out our new Search-by-Date function!
What’s the difference between rectilinear and curvilinear wide angle lens? We’ll explore why you should use a wide angle lens with your photography.
A tripod for DSLR is essential for many photographers and videographers. Here’s our guide to choosing the perfect setup at your price point.
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Rent, shoot, return. You choose what you want, when you want it, and for how long you want to rent it for. Gear arrives fully tested and cleaned in laser-cut foam with a return label for an easy experience.
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