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Now that digital photography has freed us from the tyranny of film, we can blaze away on high speed motor drive without the fear of running out of ammo. SD cards store thousands of images. How SD Cards Work SD cards (Secure Digital) are the modern version of film — a place to … [Read more...] about Photo 101: SD Cards Exposed!
Sensor Crop Factor Adds Power to Any Lens Did you know you can buy DSLR cameras that add telephoto power to your lenses? The right DSLR camera can turn your 100mm into a 150mm or 160mm, your 200mm into a 320mm, your 400mm into a 640mm. It's practically a free lunch via sensor … [Read more...] about Photo 101: Sensor Crop Factor = Free Telephoto
Here Are Five of The Best, Steady, Ready, Free Camera Stabilizers As an outdoor photographer you must train yourself to grab a camera support wherever you can find it. You don’t always have time to set up a tripod. Here are five free camera stabilizers you can grab in a … [Read more...] about Photo 101: Five Free Camera Stabilizers
A 40-Year Pro Outdoor Photographer Recommends Best Wildlife Telephoto Lens The best telephoto lens for capturing great wildlife photos just happens to be a fantastic flower, landscape, action and people lens, too. In our last blog we promised more details on ISO speed, shutter … [Read more...] about Photo 101: Best Wildlife Telephoto Lens