Digital Camera VS. Smartphone Camera: Which is Better?

Image Sensors Depending on the units you’re trying to compare, the photos taken using a digital camera are usually sharper and brighter than photos taken with a smartphone camera. Most of the time, the basis for comparison is the megapixels. Sad to say, megapixels are misleading. For instance, a smartphone might have 12 megapixels but […]

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7 Smartphone Photography Tricks

Take your smartphone photography skills to the next level with these tips and tricks! Check out the video below: Trick #1 Panorama Sequence or Panodash Try this trick to duplicate your model! You’ll need: A model Steps: Open your Camera app and select the Panorama Mode. Begin panning. Do it slowly so your model can […]

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Revealed: How to Photograph Birds Like a Pro

These are the tips some bird photographers don’t want you to know because you might be a powerful competitor! Tip #1: Go Beyond the Norm The problem with some photographers is they shoot from the same angle over and over. Go above and beyond your mundane life! Be creative by including other details near the […]

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How to Take Great Photos of White Birds

Imagine browsing at your camera’s gallery and seeing sophisticated photos of swans, doves, and egrets. Then you notice the delicate features in their plumage. Don’t they look stunning? However, taking great photos of white birds isn’t an easy task; they should show the birds’ finesse and breathtaking radiance without compromising their real appearance. So how […]

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How To: Take Great Photos of Shorebirds

One great thing about having spotting scopes or binoculars is that they allow you to gaze upon the beauty of birds in your area. They let you observe them with your naked eye. But something else is better: Taking photos of them for you to remember. Capturing birds in action might sound difficult, but the […]

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What to Bring for a Bird Photography Outing

FIRST THINGS FIRST Before you leave your house, make sure you have a checklist of everything you need or might need for your outing. The list will depend on where you’re headed. For instance, if you’re going to a place where the birds are very close, your lens should have less magnification or a shorter […]

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How Binoculars Are Made from Scratch: Binoculars 101

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A pair of binoculars is considered a double telescope, handheld device. Binoculars magnify the image you’re viewing by collecting the light rays from the object. The light will then enter the objective lens and an image will be projected behind the lenses. The image will be magnified but it will be upside down at this […]

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How to: Adjust your Binoculars & Get The Best Viewing Experience

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Why do you need to adjust your binoculars? Because if you properly calibrate and focus them, you’ll allow your eyes to be comfortable and relaxed. Plus, it will only take less than or about a minute to do it! So let’s start calibrating to improve your viewing experience. The Center Focus Method Inexpensive binoculars usually […]

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How Do Binoculars Work? Binoculars Explained

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Binoculars consist of two telescopes mounted side-by-side on a plastic or metal frame. It requires the use of both eyes to get a 3D image of the object being viewed, unlike in telescopes where the image is flat because it only uses one eye. Binoculars are magnification devices that are handheld, making them portable and […]

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5 Tips to Become a Pro Monocular User

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1. Know the different types of monoculars. You cannot be called a pro if you don’t even know the special types of monoculars. Let me save you some time of research by giving them to you on a silver platter. A. Night Vision Monocular – This type is particularly famous in the military. It’s useful […]

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