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Review: Dropcam Pro keeps an eye on your home

by Blogger on ‎06-03-2014 11:47 AM - last edited on ‎06-03-2014 12:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Keeping an eye on your home while out and about or even from a different part of the world used to be an expensive setup out of reach of most consumers. The disruptive force of the Internet is such that not only is this scenario a lot more affordable now, it’s also much easier to set up, control and manage. Enter the Dropcam Pro, a surveillance camera with a small footprint and a birds-eye view that you can see on your iOS or Android device.


Review: Canon SELPHY CP910 Wireless Compact Photo Printer

by Blogger ‎05-30-2014 08:13 AM - edited ‎05-31-2014 07:30 AM


In the digital age we live in today, it’s never been easier to capture and share moments through the photos we take. From shameless selfies to group shots—it’s almost a given that any social outing will end in a spree of photos. What better way to celebrate and cherish these special memories than by taking it past the digital screen and into the palm of your hands? The portable and lightweight SELPHY CP910 Wireless Photo Printer from Canon is the perfect companion that will do just that, and with its fun, creative, and easy-to-use functionalities, it’s no surprise that it’ll also be an instant hit with any tween girl!


Review: D-Link wireless HD cameras

by Blogger on ‎05-11-2014 09:07 AM - last edited on ‎06-23-2014 12:53 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


There are countless reasons you might want to keep an eye on your home. Whether you want to keep tabs on your property, check on loved ones, or even just admire the view, setting up a home surveillance camera system is easier than ever these days. Today we’re taking a look at a couple of solutions from D-Link.


Capture, share and preserve precious memories

by Blogger on ‎05-08-2014 02:40 PM - last edited on ‎05-08-2014 02:51 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Every minute of every day is important, but those special moments–the ones that you want to remember forever–are the ones that you need to celebrate and share. An exciting moment is wonderful to experience, and I’ve found that being able to share it with friends and family makes it even better. 


So how do you go about capturing, sharing, and preserving those precious moments? I’ve got four pieces of gear that you should own that will make it easier than ever for you to do so.


The Kit You Need to Shoot a Wedding

by Blogger on ‎05-02-2014 12:38 PM - last edited on ‎05-02-2014 01:55 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Wedding season! It's coming for you my friends. If you're a photographer, here's what you need to get great shots.


The 3 Best Cameras for Destination Weddings

by Blogger on ‎05-02-2014 11:15 AM - last edited on ‎05-05-2014 02:34 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Destination weddings are an exciting thing. You’re going somewhere that’s usually exciting, accompanied by friends and family, to bear witness to an event that can be the most life-changing thing to happen to a couple in their lifetimes. If you’re going to be part of something that momentous, you owe it to yourself and to the happy couple, to take the very best pictures possible. 


What camera should you have with you? I’ve got three suggestions that I think you’ll like.


How to: Spring Clean Your Camera

by Blogger on ‎04-30-2014 07:19 AM - last edited on ‎04-30-2014 10:15 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



Winter's over –– time to get outside and snapshoot something. Here's how to make sure your gear is in tip top shape.


Cool Camping Gear You Need to Get Now

by Blogger on ‎04-27-2014 12:28 PM - last edited on ‎04-30-2014 09:29 AM by Blog Editor in Chief































It’s that time of year when we who like to sleep in the open air under the stars start to air out the sleeping bags, brush the dust off the tent and get our gear packed up in anticipation of camping season.  Are you in the market for some cool new camping gear?  Me too; and I was blown away by the cool gear available from Future Shop.  Let’s go shopping.


How to Read Your Camera's Meter (It's Easier Than You Think!)

by Blogger on ‎04-18-2014 09:32 AM - last edited on ‎04-24-2014 01:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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See that...that thing with the numbers - 3, 2,1? That's your camera's meter -– and it could make a huge difference to your photography. (Bonus: It's simple to understand).


Review: Sony Cybershot DSC-H300 35x Optical Zoom Digital Camera

by Blogger on ‎04-16-2014 09:15 PM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 10:52 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


You’re in a weird place: your smartphone takes snaps that can only be described as “alright” and your point and shoot isn’t really fitting the bill. You want something easy – easy to handle, easy to use. You’re not keen on a DSLR because they’re a little more complex than you want (and you don’t feel like carrying extra lenses with you) and you’re looking for solid value for your dollar. 


In short: you’re looking for something like the Sony Cybershot DSC-H300. Let’s take a look at it together.



How to understand camera lens names

by Blogger on ‎04-13-2014 07:48 AM - last edited on ‎04-17-2014 11:19 AM by Blogger



Ready to add a lens to your next camera? Learn what all those little letters on the side of the lens mean – and what you should be looking for.


The Digital Leap Forward - the amazing features on this year's new cameras

by Blogger on ‎04-04-2014 02:20 PM - last edited on ‎04-04-2014 05:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


Think you know what a camera should look like, or what features it should have? Well strap in because everything is in the middle of changing. Here's what you need to know.


How to shoot at night.

by Blogger on ‎03-31-2014 12:52 PM - last edited on ‎04-02-2014 01:01 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Who's afraid of the dark? Not you, capable photographer. Master the nighttime with these great tips. (Big thanks to Frame One fan John McBeth for this cover image!)




Settings 101: Getting the most out of ISO, white balance and scene modes.

by Blogger ‎03-07-2014 01:43 PM - edited ‎03-09-2014 02:24 PM

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ISO. White Balance. Scene Modes. If these terms seem even a little confusing, read on -- your'e about to master them all.


Improve your photo skills with the right flash

by Blogger on ‎02-17-2014 09:15 PM - last edited on ‎02-19-2014 04:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


When you think about your camera there are probably two sensations that come to mind: the click of the shutter and the glare of the flash. Flash is an important part of photography–and for good reason! Photography literally means “writing with light”; by using an external flash to control how you’re using light in your pictures you can take your photography to an incredibly new level. Today we’ll show you how.


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