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    What a “Normal” Lens is and Why You Should Have One

    Meadow with background bokeh

    Once in a while, the term “normal lens” comes up in conversations about photography. If you’re like many novice shutterbugs, you may wonder what that means. Even some people familiar with the term still wonder why it’s important, when there are so many other lenses available for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. In this article, we’ll […]

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    Lightning Photography: Pros, Cons and Basic Techniques

    Lightning photo ©Matt_Schroderus. All rights reserved.

    Lightning is one of the most spectacular natural phenomena on the planet. Consequently, capturing lighting images can be both exciting and rewarding. If taking photographs of lightning is still one of your “bucket list” items, we hope to help you mark that one off with the information in this article. In fact, we hope you’ll […]

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    Creating Starburst Effects in Your Photos In-Camera

    ©Chad Umberger, cufotos.com

    Have you ever wondered how to create starbursts around the sun or other light sources when you take a photo? Have you had them appear in your images and wondered why? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’re in luck! In this quick tutorial, we’re going to explain how it happens and […]