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Rizon For iOS Helps You Take The Perfect 'Golden Hour' Photos Anywhere

When it comes to good natural lighting, you can’t beat the time of day known as “golden hour” (or “magic hour”). This iOS app can tell when golden hour is every day no matter where you are, and lets you set reminders so you never miss the perfect shot.


10 Cheap DIY Projects For The Budget-Conscious Photographer

You’ve spent your fortunes on a high-quality camera, great lenses and a sturdy tripod… so what do you do when your finances fall short for the little things? Fortunately, Kai from DigitalRev has some suggestions on how to shore up your photo-shooting arsenal for free. Well, almost free.


VHS Camcorder Downgrades Your iPhone Videos To Cassette Quality

iOS: Fancy yourself nostalgic for the bygone era of video tapes? VHS Camcorder records videos on your iOS device and runs them through a set of filters so they look as bad as old recordings.


Build A Motorised Camera Rig For Taking High-Quality Panoramic Photos

Panoramic photos can truly capture the beauty of the world’s breathtaking landscapes, but not every camera can do them very well on their own (or at all). This custom camera rig sits on top of a normal tripod and allows a normal point and shoot camera to create amazing panoramas automatically.


How To Choose A Wedding Photographer

While you can get away with photographing many events on smartphones these days, you probably want to entrust your wedding to a professional photographer with a professional-level camera. Here are some tips to ensure you get the best bang for your buck.


Build Your Own Motion Control, Time-Lapse Photography Rig

Timelapse photography is great, and it’s certainly something we’ve seen DIY solutions for before. Over on Make, they show off another way to do it, using an Arduino.


Expert Tips For Better Night Photography

Vincent Laforet is a professional filmmaker and photographer renowned for his aerial photography of Alpha cities at night. Laforet recently visited Sydney as a guest of Canon Australia where he shared a handful of nocturnal shooting tips.


Turn A Bulldog Clip Into A GoPro Stand Or Mount

The GoPro is clearly our favourite action camera, and the humble bulldog clip is one of our favourite lifehacking tools. Together, they’re a match made in heaven. One bulldog clip and you have a stable stand, or a mount you can hang the GoPro from.


Use Your Tablet Or Smartphone As A Photography Light Source

You don’t need a high-end lighting setup to take well-lit photos. Use your tablet or smartphone to do some light painting for your shots.


Salvage A Macro Photography Lens For Your Smartphone From An Old Camera

If you happen to have an old-fashioned camera wasting away in a junk drawer, you can take it apart and use the lens for smartphone macro photography. This video shows you how.


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