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what is aperture in photography

Understanding Aperture in Photography

If you are a proud owner of an advanced camera, the one term you should be familiar with is aperture. As one of the factors that create an exposure (link to article about exposure triangle), aperture makes a big difference in the way your photos turn out, so it’s very important to be understood and controlled […]

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Exposure Triangle Explained

Have you ever taken a photo of something (or someone) and you just didn’t like something about it, but you didn’t know how to fix it? Understanding exposure triangle might help you with that. Exposure triangle is the foundation of photography. Once you get how the exposure triangle works, you will be able to get great […]

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How to Shoot Star Trails – Step by Step Guide

One of the best parts of being a photographer is stretching the limits of creativity and creating images that transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. Chances are, you’ve seen photographs of “star trails” floating around the internet. Ever wonder how photographers achieve that magical effect? By learning to use your camera’s settings to the fullest, […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Shutter Speed in Photography

Today’s cameras are equipped with a mind-boggling amount of features to allow you full creative control over your photography. While the multitudes of fancy switches and dials can seem overwhelming to a new photographer, the reality is there are three main features you need to be concerned with: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Mastering these […]

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Best polaroid camera to buy

Best Polaroid Camera to Buy in 2017

Are you looking to buy Polaroid camera in 2017? But you concerned with the quality of paper on the photo? Or the image quality itself? Look no further, I’ve reviewed top 5 instant cameras and you will find a perfect match in minutes. This article was updated on January 2017. In today’s highly digitized world, two trends have […]

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Best Mirrorless Cameras Under $500

There are many different mirrorless cameras on the market, with different sizes, strengths, designs, qualities and prices. With so many options you might think that the most expensive is the best, but actually, that is not always true. What are mirrorless cameras? Unlike DSLR cameras, mirrorless cameras obviously don’t have mirrors in the optical viewfinder, […]

chelsea lothrop

Chelsea Lothrop

Photographer & Author

Hi, I'm a New England-based photographer specializing in equine, pet, and portraiture photography. In addition to pet photography, I like photographing families and children. When I'm not behind the camera or on a horse, I can be found snuggled up with my pup and a good book, or writing a photography article.