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27 Jul Posted by Matt in Basics, News |

Memory Card Readers: It’s just a reader, right?

Memory Card Readers: It’s just a reader, right?

Before you dismiss this post with a sigh, mumbling under your breath that as long as your card fits you couldn’t care less about your memory card reader, let me share a brief experience. A week ago my thoughts on memory card readers were, at best, apathetic. Certainly I wouldn’t have predicted writing an article...

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19 Apr Posted by Matt in Basics, Guides |

Basics – Part 3: 6 Tips for Cleaning your DSLR Lens

Basics – Part 3: 6 Tips for Cleaning your DSLR Lens

For part 3 of our Basics series we’re going off on a bit of a tangent – rather than talk about taking great shots, today we’re looking at six different ways you can safely clean your lens. Of course prevention is better than cure, so following our tips on How to Protect your DSLR Lens &...

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22 Jan Posted by Matt in Basics, Guides |

Basics – Part 2: Exposure

Basics – Part 2: Exposure

Following on from part 1 of our Basics series focusing on Composition, today we’re looking at a more technical aspect of photography – exposure.  Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be a technical ramble that you’ll need a physics degree to understand – we’ll just be focusing on the basic ideas.

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31 Oct Posted by Mark in Basics, Guides |

Basics – Part 1: Composition

Basics – Part 1: Composition

We’re kicking off a new series of posts on the basic skills of photography with something that can be used by every digital photographer, whether you have a top of the line digital SLR or the camera on your mobile phone: composition, or how you ‘layout’ your photo.

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