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Magic Lantern is free software that runs on Canon DSLRs to give them enhanced features with more control for shooting video. It's like custom firmware, but it runs directly from a memory card without altering the camera's software. This video from Jake Coppinger shows how to get started using the powerful tool.


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.


Kogan is continually boasting it offers unbeatable prices for technology products, especially when compared to brick-and-mortar retailers. But do these claims actually hold up in reality? Not according to Canon, which conducted a pricing investigation of its DSLR range in Australia. It found that traditional retailers consistently beat Kogan's prices for the same camera and sometimes came with additional accessories and longer warranties at no extra charge.


Most DSLR owners are constantly on the lookout for new ways to improve their photography. The best solution is to upgrade to a newer and more sophisticated camera, but not everybody can afford to do this. (Plus, it means throwing away your existing investment which can be a bitter pill to swallow; especially if your lenses aren't compatible with the new model.) With that in mind, here are some DSLR upgrades and accessories that will allow you to tease better results out of your existing camera.


If you're like me, when you head out with your camera to do a shoot, you can spend quite a few minutes swapping lenses, taking off the lens cap, and then putting the other lens back in its protective box or sleeve. Not so for professional photographer Jasmine Star, who shows us in this video how to do it in seconds.


When compared to point-and-shoot cameras, DSLRs come with the promise of superior image quality and increased shooting flexibility. It’s much more than that though; many people upgrade and completely miss major benefits of using a high-end camera. If you have a DSLR, make sure you know about these features before you take another photograph.


The sensor in your DSLR is much more powerful than you may realise, and capable of capturing photos on wavelengths that your eyes can't see. With a little work and some easily-available parts, you can tweak your camera to take beautiful, cinematic landscapes that include both visible light and near-infrared wavelengths.


If you've always wanted to shoot time-lapse videos or set up a security camera, TriggerTrap is a combination mobile app and physical dongle that could be the ideal solution. It lets you manage your phone's settings, start recordings, and take pictures remotely from your iOS or Android device.


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Whether you're looking to wirelessly upload your photos to your iOS device or want to use it as a remote shutter, here's how to make it happen.


Photography weblog Digital Photography School details how to make a fantastic time-lapse photography video like the one above using your DSLR camera. We've shown you how to do time-lapse on your low-end camera with the Canon Hacker's Development Kit or your webcam, but if you've felt left in the dark with your fancy-pants DSLR, this post's got you covered. If you've ever made a time-lapse video you want to share, let's see it in the comments. How to Make a Time Lapse Video With Your DSLR