Digital versus Film Photography

I recently came across an article discussing the merits and demerits of film and digital photography. In the article, and at a fundamental level, the digital fraternity viewed film purism as outright Luddism whilst those extolling the virtues of film tended to see technophiles as dupes; blinded by advertising and its constant promise of ever finer pixelation and faster speeds. …

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How to Buy the Best DSLR Camera: A Complete Buyer’s Guide

If you are ready to get into the world of creative photography and you are tired of being boxed in by what the camera maker might think is the perfect camera for you, then you my friend are ready to move into the world of the Digital Single Lens Reflex camera or simply “DSLR”. What this means in easy to …

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How to Buy the RIGHT Digital Camera

Getting to Know Digital Photography Years ago, the average consumer had the choice between complicated 35 mm cameras and 126 and 110 film cameras. Yes, there were other types of cameras but these three held down about 95 percent of what was available. Then instant cameras by Polaroid started to become popular because you could see what you shot almost …

Aluminum vs Basalt vs Carbon Fiber Tripods – What You Need to Know

I’ve started this site with a bunch of tripod articles, so I figured I might as well continue in that trend with a look at the difference between Aluminum, Basalt, and Carbon Fiber tripods. Anyone who’s serious into photography (especially landscape, wildlife, or macro photography, and to a lesser degree, portrait photography) will eventually buy a tripod. It’s a given …