Shane Brown-Daniels

I'm a freelance writer and event photographer who is always up for an adventure. From capturing the beauty of a woman, the strength of a man, onto the adrenaline-pumped action scene, you'll find me aiming for the shot.

Shutter Count Number for your Canon EOS DSLR

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Shutter Count Number is important – A DSLR’s shutter will eventually fail

Just as with any piece of mechanical equipment, a camera has a lifetime that is based on the number of shutter actuations otherwise known as shutter clicks or the shutter count.…

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The Canon EOS Rebel Line Continues With the SL1 and T5i

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 (Image courtesy of Canon, Inc.)

Canon EOS Rebel SL1 (Image courtesy of Canon, Inc.) Canon’s EOS line has come a far way since the first model, the EOS 650, which was released in 1987. Now, the camera company has released two of its latest models — the EOS Rebel SL1 (100D) and the EOS Rebel T5i (700D).…

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New Canon Mini D-SLR?

The rumored new Canon mini D-SLR stirs curiosity. Rumor has it that Canon, Inc. is working on a new D-SLR that will be the smallest and lightest yet. Based on breaking news from CanonWatch, the “super-small D-SLR" will be a cross between the EOS M and the EOS 650D.…

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Using Exposure Compensation to Correct Camera Metering Issues

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Your camera has its own internal metering device that receives information Through The Lens (TTL). Its method of processing information is based on the metering mode that you choose. Four popular metering modes include: spot metering, center-weighted metering, partial metering and evaluative (matrix) metering.…

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Take Sharper Photos by Preventing Camera Shake

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There’s nothing more upsetting than aiming for a shot and spoiling it due to shaking the camera — especially if you only have one chance. If there’s nothing in a photo that is sharp, then everything is out of focus and this is enough proof that the image may have suffered the effects of camera shake.…

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