Fujinon XF56mm F1.2 R First thoughts

We just got the Fuji XF56mm f/1.2 in! It gives an equivalent 85mm focal length, and it’s great for portraits (or any situation you want very shallow depth of field).

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A Complete Lightweight Video Rig Perfect for quick videos, vlogs, and more!

I’ve been experimenting with trying to shoot shorter videos for the site, and just put this little rig together! Read on to learn more about everything I used.

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Instax Mini Canada Film! Just in time for Canada Day!

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7 Things You Need To Know About Electronic Viewfinders (EVFs) Back to Basics

What is an Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)?

A viewfinder is a part of the camera that you look through in order to frame your photo. Most DSLR cameras have what are known as optical viewfinders. When you look through an optical viewfinder you’re actually looking through the lens of the camera (the light is bouncing off a mirror and flipped through a prism). It’s really neat actually!

But with an electronic viewfinder (EVF), you’re actually just looking at a tiny screen (usually LCD or OLED). This may not seem like a significant difference, but having a camera with an EVF can make it a lot easier for you to learn photography. Here are 7 things you need to know about electronic viewfinders:

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6 Reasons Why You Don’t Need A New Camera

Buying a new camera is a lot of fun, but it’s not always necessary. Here are 6 reasons why you should skip getting a new camera.

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Before / After: Black and White Portraits Lightroom Editing Tips

Creating great looking black and whites in Lightroom is a lot of fun. It’s a rewarding challenge finding the right balance of tones. Here are a couple portraits with black and white conversions and some notes about how I edited them.

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Getting The Shot – Monument Valley Tips on a Roadscape Composition

Monument Valley is an area located on the Arizona-Utah border. It has a road going through these incredible rock formations, and you can stop at the top of a hill and take this iconic photo.

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