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How to Move to a Full Frame Camera

There are two main camera sensor standards: full frame (or 35mm) and crop sensor (or APS-C). A full frame sensor is about 1.5 times the size of a crop sensor, which changes things a bit. If you’ve just upgraded (or are thin...

What is a Rangefinder Camera?

If you’ve spent any time reading about photography, you’ve probably come across reverential mentions of Leica cameras and other “rangefinders” used by a lot of great street photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson in ...

When You Shouldn’t Use Photoshop

Here at How-To Geek, we’re big fans of Photoshop, but there are times when it’s not the right app for the job. Here’s how to tell when you should consider an alternative.

How to Access HBO Now from the EU

HBO is famous for making great TV shows. Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, Silicon Vally, Entourage. Honestly, if not for Breaking Bad, as far as people in Europe are concerned, HBO is pretty much the only US channel worth watch...

How to Watch US TV In Europe

Everyone in Europe knows that the US has the best TV. You guys have ESPN, Comedy Central, and HBO. We have…other stuff. So, let’s look at how we poor Europeans can once again plunder your continent; but this time for dece...

How to Check if a Photo is Stolen

Photos and other images get stolen all the time online. Someone takes a photo from the photographer’s website or social media channels and uses it for their own needs. This is completely illegal and happens to me all the ti...

How to Take Better Photos in Burst Mode

Burst mode, where your camera keeps taking photos as long as you hold down the shutter button, is handy when you’re trying to take action, sports, wildlife, or any other kind of photos where the subject is moving quickly. T...

What SD Card Do I Need for My Camera?

Modern digital cameras all write the photos and videos you take to removable storage cards, but which ones do you need? Let’s look at which SD cards—and CompactFlash, CFast, or XQD cards—are right for you....

How to Remotely Control Your Camera

As a photographer, you’ll want to control your camera remotely on occasion. For example, if you’re shooting landscapes by the sea and don’t want to get your feet wet, taking a group portrait you’re also in, playin...

How to Learn Photoshop

Photoshop is the biggest name in image editing, but it has a reputation as a complicated and difficult app to use. While it’s certainly feature packed, it’s nowhere near as difficult to get the hang of as it first appears...

When and How to Rent Photography Gear

Photography and videography gear is expensive. Professional equipment starts at a few hundred dollars and goes up to hundreds of thousands. You might dream of shooting with a RED EPIC camera, but you probably don’t want...
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