Posts in "General Photography" category

8 Reasons Why I Chose Sony Mirrorless

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I switched to Sony mirrorless cameras from Nikon in 2014. It was gradual, but over the last three years, I have divested of all but two Nikon lenses. Why? Well, many reasons but for the sake of simplicity here’s a list.

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Why Use A Monopod?

Why Use Monopods

You hear it all the time; tripods are an essential piece of equipment that belongs in every photographer’s kit, However, what about a monopod?

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Produce Quality Prints At Home

Sample Print - Canon Pixma Pro Printers

So, you are into the digital age with a nice camera and record lots of images. How do you share these wonderful images?  Prevent your favorite images from disappearing into the sea of your digital archive by producing prints and displaying your best work.

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Understanding Aspect Ratio For Better Prints

Understand Aspect Ratio

Understanding Aspect Ratio For Better Prints

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been the subject of a poorly cropped photograph. The image, although almost perfect, left us with one less foot or hand. To prevent the loss of crucial parts of your images, we need to explore Aspect Ratio. 

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Photography Tip: Capturing Fall Color

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Fall Color Photography Tips and Suggestions

Get out and explore fall’s beautiful foliage and snap an image worth hanging on your wall!

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Should I format or erase my memory cards?

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It’s Archiving Month at Rockbrook Camera, and what better time than to discuss how you work with your day-to-day memory cards!

You’ve backed up your photographs to your computer, an external hard drive, DVD, jump drive, prints, online backup, card catalog, or whatever other filing system you have devised–and now you’re ready to clear your card and start over. What is the best way to do it? There are a couple of options right on your camera: erasing and formatting. Both have their benefits, and both have their drawbacks.

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Tips for the best Father’s Day photos ever!

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Father’s Day is coming up–he deserves to have a photo shoot all to himself! We thought we’d gather some of our favorite ideas and tips on taking the best Father’s Day photos ever and share them with you!

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Why you need a protective filter for your camera lens

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There’s so much more to a protective lens filter than its name: “protective.” Whether you’re using a protective filter strictly for protection or for UV glare–filters have many unrealized benefits.

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Mirrorless camera or DSLR camera: which is right for ME?

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Remember when photography was just about knowing how your camera worked and which film to use for the right occasion? Ok–we all know it’s so much more than that! But now we’re throwing all sorts of new camera types into the mix–like a mirrorless camera–and it’s tough to keep them all straight…let alone know which one is right for you. Join us as we discuss both DSLR and mirrorless cameras and which is right for each type of photographer!

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