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In the world of digital compact cameras, Direct TV Current Offers, few if any brands have the instant hype of Nikon’s Coolpix series.  The question remains however, if Coolpix cameras are popular as a result of the celebrity endorsement with which they are so commonly associated vs. the camera itself.  Ashton Kutcher serves as the official spokesperson for the series, which caters to young individuals with active social lives, appearing in numerous commercials for specific releases within the Coolpix product line. Coolpix main advantage may lie in its seemingly endless variety of user-friendly camera options.  Earlier this fall, Nikon chose to add 3 new cameras, the Coolpix S80, the Coolpix P7000 and the Coolpix S8100, all of which contain unique features to segment different young adult markets.  The S80 is small enough to fit conveniently in a purse or pocket, complete with 14.1 megapixels and 5x optical zoom.  The camera’s video mode also allows for HDMI output, meaning video can be played back in HD assuming a TV is fitted with HD capability. (more…)


It is not necessary to buy a new digital camera often, but shoppers want to get their money’s worth when they do. Anyone thinking about purchasing a new camera may want to consider the Kodak EasyShare Z981.

Whether a user wants to take still photos of their rose garden, catch their husband’s incredible winning goal in an amateur soccer game, or take HD video of their child’s school play, the Kodak EasyShare Z981 is the perfect camera for the job. The 14-megapixel camera automatically finds the (more…)

Advanced Underwater Cameras

Scuba divers, fisherman and water enthusiasts will enjoy the many benefits of the advanced underwater camera. Unlike the basic camera, the advanced underwater device can be used in diverse scenarios. The highly adaptive camera comes with features that make it suitable for use in a number of water and temperature conditions.

Underwater cameras are incredibly sleek and designed to capture images underneath the water with clarity. Vivid photos are captured with little distortion and maximum accuracy. Advanced underwater cameras are often splash proof and perfectly suited for use in a myriad (more…)

The Best New Camera Accessories

Camera technology has improved greatly since they were first invented. They have become smaller and lighter while at the same time becoming more powerful. Camera accessories have brought a new and improved way to take photographs.

An essential accessory for any photographer is a tripod. It allows the photographer to take photos while keeping the camera still. The tripod is adjustable for a comfortable height and has a guide stick to turn the camera without moving the camera.

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How to Fix Your Photos with Photoshop

When you take a picture that is below the quality you expected, there is a program called photoshop, which users can utilize to bring the picture up to the quality they expected. The only things needed are the picture and the Adobe Photoshop program.

First copy the picture of the image so that you aren’t working on the original picture. Use the crop tool to cut out excess background in the picture, and keep only what you want in it; you are basically making the picture the size you want it to be. (more…)

Best Cameras for Amateur Movie Making

When it comes to film making, your hardware is the most essential part of a solid production. A proper camera that can provide quality resolution means the difference between transporting the audience to a completely different time, era, mood, or location and a lackluster, cheesy production. When purchasing a camera several factors must be kept in mind.

First and foremost a budget must be established before your purchase. If you require a video camera with a large lens, one that performs best under low light conditions, you may need to spend about 1200. In order to achieve (more…)

A Look at New Consumer Video Cameras

If you want to capture those magic moments in life so that you can experience them over and over again, you need to invest in a quality video camera. There are a wide variety of video cameras on the market today that do a variety of different things, and it will be easy for you to find just the right camera to fit your needs.

If you want to capture your video in 3D, try the Panasonic HDC-SDT750. Panasonic also has a variety of other video cameras like the Panasonic HDC-TM700 and the Panasonic HDC-TM900. (more…)

Protecting your camera: A few tips

Buying professional cameras is serious business so it’s important to take care of your tools when they’re not in use. Here are a few tips for keeping your camera and equipment safe:
Buy a great bag: Cameras and lenses can run into the thousands of dollars so take care not to just throw them in the back of your car or purse. Proper camera bags have extra padding and special pockets for each element of your collection so invest in a case to keep your camera safe.
Handle with care: It’s hard to resist the urge to snap the perfect shot when the moment hits but before you touch your camera be sure to wash your hands thoroughly. Any dirt or oil you may be carrying with you can get into all the cracks and crevices of your camera and shorten its lifespan.
Lock up tight: Be sure to keep your cameras in a safe place. If you can, invest in a safe for your home or look into prices for adt alarm systems in your area. It’s better safe than sorry when it comes to securing your valuables and cameras are often targeted as thieves know how much they’re worth.

Beyond Point and Shoot

Since the digital photography boom, the prices for high quality digital cameras with manual features, or what we call prosumer cameras, have decreased significantly. This has made it easier for amateur photographers, parents who want to take great photos of their family, and hobbyists to afford high quality D-SLRs.

Canon is one of the highest quality and best reviewed camera brands on the market, for both amateurs and professionals alike. For the average consumer or a photographer just starting out the Canon Rebel T2I offers superb manual controls in ISO (100-6400), aperture, and f-stop; while also offering automatic (more…)

How to Get into the Photography Business

Getting into the photography business is not as difficult as it may sound. Like any business, the person needs to sit down and outline a plan of action, decide what equipment they will need and how to go about getting their business noticed by prospective customers. Among things that a person needs to take into consideration are financial and legal aspects, possible model releases if a model is going to be involved in any photos.
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