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Essential guide to photography peripherals

Stuff you need and want to protect your camera and enhance your photos.


Bracket your photos for the perfect shot

Bracketing is as old as photography, and here are some effective ways to accomplish it with your digital camera.


Digital camera buying guide

There are so many options in the world of digital cameras, it's easy to get confused. Here's how to pick the camera that fits you perfectly.


Take engaging photos using the rule of thirds

A simple compositional trick for the ages, the rule of thirds ensures a more interesting photo.


How to rename and resize images in bulk for easy organization

Tools and tricks to quickly rename and compress images in bulk for easier sorting and organization.


Coming soon: Cameras that never stop taking pictures

The advantage is that by taking many more pictures, you're more likely to capture unexpected or better images.


Five tips for shooting great Halloween photos

No matter what kind of camera you're using, learn about the best time to shoot, the best way to light your subjects, and the best ways to capture spooky photos.


Review: Sony Alpha SLT-A77

The Sony Alpha SLT-A77 differs from conventional DSLRs, and is more useful and fun to shoot with.


Nikon unveils DSLR-like Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera

The second-generation compact interchangeable-lens camera offers a new sensor, a new image processor, and new in-camera controls.


Preserve all your precious images (the right way)

Here are some simple ways to quickly and correctly scan a shoebox full of photos, slides, or negatives.