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Portfolio Pro – iPad App for Photographers


Portfolio Pro This new & noteworthy app (featured on Apple’s Home Page) is great for those who wish to showcase their portfolio without the hassle of bringing around a sometimes heavy and bulky book. Visit to watch a video about the app.   Import from Flickr, Dropbox and Your iPad     Features include letting users import photos from ...

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Top 15 WordPress Themes for Video (vlog)


Introduction WordPress is a great content managing system for all kinds of purposes such as portfolio, news, video blogging and many more. It’s ease of use and versatility make it popular among amateurs and professionals alike. Depending on your purpose, there is a wide variety of themes available to cater to your needs for space, widgets, drop-down menus, lightboxes and ...

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Time-lapse Photography: A Complete Introduction – eBook

Time Lapse

All about Time Lapse in One Place With all the great forums and sites available on the internet, there is enough material for one to gather and write a book. Ryan did that, and so much more. I tried following tutorials, checking sites and forums and experimenting on my first Time Lapse, reading all over the internet on how to ...

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Genie – Motion Control Time Lapse Device

The Genie

Do you know what is time lapse ? I’m sure you heard about it, but if not, I suggest that at this moment you surf internet, google it or read on wiki about it here. We will cover this area on Canon5Dtips soon, but till then just check it out on internet.   The Genie, transforming time-lapse photography Have you ...

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Photoshop vs Lightroom vs Freeware

Paint.NET environment

“Should I use Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Lightroom” Photography enthusiasts will consider this question at least once in their lives. A tough question, one that will differ from person to person based on a variety of factors such as: Skill level How they want to edit the photos The number of photos to be edited Preference Both Photoshop and Lightroom ...

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Trick photography and special effects

Trick Photography & Special Effects – Second Edition We found this eBook online, and saw very positive comments, our goal was to check it out and see if this eBook is worth the money and does it do as it says: “Trick Photography & Special Effects 2nd Edition Your complete instructional guide on taking breathtaking special effects shots and cool ...

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Top 15 WordPress Themes for Photographers


Introduction WordPress has become one of the most popular blogging tools available today. It is a powerful Content Management System (CMS) that is great for blogging, building websites, and much more. Another key point is that WordPress has search engine optimization (SEO). Content is easily managed and updated without having extensive knowledge of HTML. Admin interference is no longer restricted ...

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Canon EOS 60Da announced

After 7 years, Canon announced a new dslr model designed with astrophotography in mind. Few of you may remember the previous model of that kind – the Canon EOS 20Da. The EOS 20Da featured a live view. Yes, a live view that was virtually unknown among SLRs at the time. Nowadays it comes standard, but the 60Da like the 60D ...

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Photo contest – Win amazing dream trip to LA

Lots and lots of photo contest sites, but not many offer prizes like one we found. Don’t let this one slip trough your fingers ! Only one photo is between you and chance to win amazing prize. The contest offers a chance to win a 7-day, 6-night all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for two. The grand prize winner will receive a ...

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Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 EX DC APO OS HSM – Press release

Sigma has launched the a large aperture telephoto zoom lens designed specifically for digital SLRs source: Sigma’s proprietary OS (Optical Stabiliser) system enables hand held tele-photography by allowing the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible. Six SLD glass elements compensate for chromatic aberrations and provide high image quality throughout the zoom range. The ...

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J-Rod – J-Cube

  The J-Cube What we love about the HDSLR world is how people come up with a very niche products to solve a specific problem then build a small business around it. If you’re into video making, you’re already familiar with all the additional appliances that need to be attached to your camera in some way. How to put a ...

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