How To Mount A Camera For Overhead Food Photography Without A Tripod

Shooting overhead photography means you will probably want something which is perfectly level and this results in you needing to mount your camera. One of the best ways to do this is with the use of a c-stand. Things you’ll need: Spigot – to connect your tripod head to the grip head (knuckles) C stand with …

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What Is The Zoom Setting For On A Speedlight / Speedlite Flash?

The flash zoom setting on speedlights can confuse a lot of people and there’s a few things to consider to make sure you are using it correctly.  Let’s go through the important things that you need to know to get you comfortable in using it correctly. What Is The Zoom Setting For On My Flash?  …

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Can You Use Canon EF And EF-S Lenses On Mirrorless Canon Cameras?

With the rise in popularity of mirrorless cameras, many people are looking to make the move from DSLRs to mirrorless cameras.  By making this change you might be considering if you can still use your current DSLR lenses on your new mirrorless cameras and luckily there are ways to make this happen.  The short answer …

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Sony FE VS E Lenses. What Is The Difference Between These SEL Lenses?

What Is An SEL Lens?  SEL stands for Sony E-mount Lens and they are a range of lenses that fit Sony cameras with E mounts. Hasselblad E-mount cameras are also compatible with these SEL lenses. What Is A Sony E-Mount Camera?  Sony E-mount cameras are MILCs (otherwise known as mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras) and are …

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What To Look For In Food Photography Backdrops

To find the best backdrops for food styling and food photography you need to consider a few things. Choosing the wrong colours or materials can cause problems in the studio or an unappealing image, so you want to avoid this where you can.  Read on to make sure you have a solid idea of what …

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Why Do Black Spots Appear On Photos From My DSLR

If you have a digital camera like a DSLR you might one day be taking photos and notice that there are black spots that show up in every picture. If you are new to taking photos with a camera like a DSLR or mirrorless camera you might just put it down to a bad camera …

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Maximum Flash Sync Speed For Common DSLR Cameras

Sometimes when you are using flash in your photography you may need to know the maximum sync speed for your camera. Maximum sync speed can also be known as the x-sync. This is the maximum (fastest) shutter speed at which the camera can synchronise with the flash effectively. If you were to go above this …

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Battery Buying Guide for Beginner Canon DSLR

Everyone should have a replacement battery for their DSLR, but as a beginner this can be something you forget. So we will explain what you need to know and suggestions for what to get for your beginner Canon DSLR. If you just want to skip to the recommendations, then skip to the relevant section by …

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