Beginner Photography Tips

These in-depth lessons will help you navigate the waters of photography with confidence. Acquire skills related to composition, lighting, mastering your camera gear, and much more. The result? Faster skill acquisition and better photos sooner rather than later.

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Do We Really Need Another Camera Bag Company?

... beat these bags from Xennec. In the photo above, you can see the Messenger 13 bag that I've been testing. Inside, there's a Nikon D850 with an L-bracket and a 14-24mm lens attached. Also in the shoulde ...

5 Things You Might Not Know About the Canon EOS R

... on for Canon. After all, along with Nikon, Canon was very, very late to the high-end mirrorless party, so the EOS R was a long time coming. Though the Canon EOS R specs are no secret, there are a  ...

How to Make More Money as a Photographer

...  the best way to go. Consider this: a brand new Sony a7R II is $1,998 for the body only. But on MPB, you can pick one up in good condition for as little as $1,319. As another example, a brand new  ...

The Best of 2018

... , too. Take their “smallest” bag, the Messenger 13 shown above.  In it, I have my Nikon D850 with an L-bracket and a 14-24mm lens attached. I have a 24-70mm lens and a 70-200mm lens in the bag  ...

Photography Terms Every Beginner Should Know

... th multiplier, then, is the number used to denote the camera's crop factor, which is different for Nikon, Canon, and other camera manufacturers. For a detailed explanation of focal length multipliers, c ...

Beginner Photography Tip: Choosing the Best DSLR for You

... nd doesn't matter at all. Nikon and Canon - the two primary DSLR manufacturers - both make excellent cameras throughout their price range. But where brand does actually matter a lot is in the lenses ...

Camera Bags Just Got More Interesting

... ptop and a 10-inch tablet in case you need to get some work done. In my case, I can carry a Nikon D850 with an L-bracket and 14-24mm lens attached as well as a 24-70mm lens and a 70-200 lens in this bag, ...

The Best Cameras Ever Made

... the Nikon D850 make the list? Curating lists like this requires a little bit of knowledge about photography history, but personal preference surely comes into the mix as well. That being the case, ...

Here's How to Get a Free HiiGuy Camera Strap

... pad on this strap because it helps distribute the weight of my gear over a larger surface area, which helps keep fatigue at bay longer. Speaking of weight, I use this strap to carry my Nikon D850 with ...

How to Save Yourself Time and Money in Photography

... and painless, it is! In that regard, buying pre-owned gear from Gear Offer not only saves you money, but it saves you time as well. Learn More: Camera Rumors 2019: Canon, Nikon, and Sony Have Big  ...

The Best Portrait Lenses for Photographers on a Budget

... cessing. And since you can find good used versions of this lens for well under $300, it's a bargain, too! If you're a Nikon shooter, the Nikon 85mm f/1.8 G is a great budget portrait lens. Learn Mo ...

12 Dumb Things People Say About Photography Gear

...  Canon Look" I have a friend that's a die-hard Canon shooter. And that's totally fine, more power to him. But for him to say that he likes the "Canon look" over the "Nikon look" or "Sony look" is just p ...

How Not to Fail as a Professional Photographer

...  think, anyway. But if you have a solid DSLR or mirrorless camera and a couple of good lenses, you don't need to buy a brand new Nikon Z7 or Canon EOS R. Photography gear is expensive when you buy ...

Your Guide to PhotoPlus 2018

... ne what case the insert is for as well as the kit it will be used with. Whether you’ve got a Nikon D850 with ultra-wide-angle, wide-angle, and telephoto lenses for landscape photography or a Sony A7R  ...