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The Ultimate Gear Guide for your Family Vacation

by Blogger on ‎01-24-2014 10:55 PM - last edited on ‎02-12-2014 10:40 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Parents, I’m sorry if this triggers you, but Are we there yet?

 

The stereotype isn’t always true, but let’s face it: kids get bored on the go, and never more so than when it’s time to head out on a family vacation. Travel isn’t easy on you, either; getting packed, staying organized, and making memories when you’re “there” can be equally stressful. Today I’ve got a checklist of five crucial things that you need to consider for your next vacation.

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On the Road Again: More Great Travel Items for Your Next Big Trip!

by Blogger on ‎01-24-2014 01:46 PM - last edited on ‎02-12-2014 10:41 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

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Winter storms may still rage on, but the thought of spring break and summer travel dangles in front of us like a carrot on a stick, urging us forward. College and university students in particular, currently studying hard, must soon begin to make vacation plans so they can relax later. If you're thinking of taking a trip, whether to hit the beach or in search of adventure, read on for a number of great items that are lightweight to carry yet heavy in value! These products are great for any traveler, and many of them compliment the products I discussed in my previous 'travel' post earlier this week. And those that don't—well they serve as excellent alternatives!

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Essential Travel Gear for All, From the International Traveler to the Local Explorer!

by Blogger on ‎01-23-2014 01:40 AM - last edited on ‎02-12-2014 10:42 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

 

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With the holidays now well behind us and the weather warming up, or at least trying to warm, our thoughts turn to the open road. London, Paris, Hong Kong, even a short trip to Las Vegas will do! There's something to be said about being well equipped for any adventure when you're traveling far from home. So read on to discover a few must have items for the worldly and adventerous traveler.

 
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New Year's Resolution: organize and clean your camera gear

by Blogger on ‎01-03-2014 03:55 PM - last edited on ‎01-03-2014 04:40 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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 Hold your horses there sparky -- before you get a new year of shooting under your belt, organize and clean your gear first.

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The First 7 Things You Should Do with Your New Camera

by Blogger on ‎12-26-2013 06:16 AM - last edited on ‎12-27-2013 11:32 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I see you've got yourself a fab new camera. Before you turn it on, do these few things. You'll feel like a superstar from your first shot.

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Pro How: Buying a Camera

by Blogger on ‎12-12-2013 06:52 AM - last edited on ‎02-27-2014 11:20 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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I've learned a thing or two about buying (and shooting) in the decade since I took my first photo with an SLR. Here's what you need to know.

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5 Best Digital Cameras for 2013

by Blogger on ‎12-03-2013 07:34 PM - last edited on ‎12-17-2013 12:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s been an incredible year for great technology in photography. We’ve seen the world’s first pocket-sized full-frame camera, Canon embracing mirrorless technology, and some impressive new form factors and camera types. Today we’re  going to take a look at some of the top cameras for 2013 with 5 models that we think achieved greatness for one reason or another.

 

So here we go! Here’s our list of 5 of the best cameras for 2013.

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Pro How: Useless camera settings

by Blogger on ‎11-30-2013 06:27 AM - last edited on ‎03-05-2014 01:47 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Your camera comes with a bajillion settings, and guess what? Some of them are useless. Here's what you need to forget on your camera...

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Review: Lorex Wireless Video Monitoring System and Lorex Wireless Network Camera

by Blogger on ‎11-28-2013 10:04 PM - last edited on ‎11-29-2013 11:27 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It’s been security central around here recently, with Future Shop first sending the Belkin Netcam HD Wi-Fi security camera my way, followed closely by something new: the Lorex Wireless Video Monitoring System and the Lorex Wireless Network Camera. While the Lorax may speak for the trees, Lorex is pre-occupied with watching over your home and your belongings, giving you plenty of ways to check in on things with smarter home security and surveillance systems. 

 

These are two unique products so we’re going to take a look at them one by one and see if they’ve got what it takes to protect the people and things that you love.

 

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Review: Belkin's Netcam HD Wifi HD Camera with Night Vision

by Blogger ‎11-27-2013 09:29 PM - edited ‎11-27-2013 09:35 PM

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The hardest thing about the Belkin Netcam HD is getting the package open… and even that isn’t that hard. There are three round stickers–you know the type, the ones that are impossible to get a pair of scissors or a knife under? Well, after five minutes of solid picking I managed to get the package open, and that was the end of my difficulties with this product. From there on in I had a chance to get set up with the Belkin Netcam HD… so if you want to know more about it, read on!

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Pro How: Off Camera Flash

by Blogger on ‎11-25-2013 01:19 PM - last edited on ‎12-20-2013 12:25 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Ever look at the speedlights at Future Shop and think -- what can I do with those? Well, this photo is a good example...

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Pro How: Sports

by Blogger on ‎11-16-2013 04:48 AM

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Got a big game/tourney/event to attend? Grab your camera and take better sports shots with these pro tips.

 

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Gifts For the Tech-Savvy Diva

by Blogger on ‎11-15-2013 04:34 AM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 03:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Searching for the perfect gift to wow that tech-savvy diva of yours? Look no further. If she’s someone like me who closely follows tech trends and is a big fan of electronics, the pressure is on. Whether the gift is for your wife, mom, girlfriend, sister, daughter, niece, cousin, or friend, this blog post has you covered. With so many hot gadgets on the market, it’s tough to know where to even begin looking! But not to worry, here is my list of the top 5 "must-have" gadgets that will truly impress her.

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Review: Fujifilm X-A1 Compact System Camera

by Blogger on ‎11-11-2013 04:59 PM - last edited on ‎01-27-2014 12:57 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Today we’re looking at the Fujifilm X-A1, the latest camera in the X-series. It’s an affordable new device designed to find some compromise in components to bring this incredible series to a wider audience. The question is: can Fujifilm make a less expensive X-series camera without losing the magic that makes these cameras so wanted by photographers and style-hounds alike? 

 

I've had the pleasure of checking this camera out in person over the last few weeks, and I've got the answer!

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Pro How: Thinking it through

by Blogger on ‎11-08-2013 09:37 AM

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This photo proves tells me why I'm not a great photographer -- and what I need to do to get there. How to think through what you see in your camera so you get the shot you want.

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