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Struggling to find right photography equipment for you? If you are looking for a digital camera, start by reading my photography equipment for beginners guide (it covers everything you need). If you only need to improve smartphone camera, check out point and shoot cameras article or guide to picking best instant camera to have fun printing your selfies.

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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 […]


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, […]


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 […]

Photography Gear Buyer's Guides

Camera bodies, lenses, tripods & accessories

Nikon D7000 vs D7100 – Detailed Comparison

Are you struggling to make buying choice between Nikon D7000 and Nikon D7100? Or you are looking to upgrade your old D7000? This buyer’s guide will help you make an easy choice and it’s custom tailored for your specific photography needs. Enjoy the post and don’t forget to leave your opinion in the comments. 1. Nikon […]


Remo Recover Review – Best Photo Recovery Software

Even these days with so many photo recovery software, we often forget to back up our data. There are also people like me who didn’t think that was necessary until they permanently lost some very important files on their computers. As a professional photographer, I have a computer full of folders with countless images that […]


Best Lens Compatible for Nikon D7200

A well-designed camera with a logical shooting design, Nikon D7200 produces an excellent image quality. It is Nikon’s leading crop-frame DSLR. This camera performs really fast; it powers on, focuses and shoots in about 0.3 second, which is pretty good. It has default noise reduction setting which allows you to get great images up to […]

best lenses for nikon d3300

Best Lens for Nikon D3300 – Every Lens Type is Covered

The extremely compact body of Nikon D3300 features 24.2 effective megapixels and EXPEED 4 image processing engine. It provides excellent image quality with sharp details and captures fast action with a maximum of 5-fps, high-speed continuous shooting. This is a small camera, mostly made of plastic which makes it lightweight and it exudes quality. It […]

Sony a6300 vs a6000

Sony a6000 vs a6300 – Full Comparison

If you had to choose between the a6000 and a6300, which one would you choose? I can help you with making that decision by comparing them. Let’s see how do they stack up against one another. 1. Sony Alpha A6300 – Worth an Upgrade As a follow-up to one of the most popular mirrorless cameras (Sony Alpha […]

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.