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  1. Wedding Photography: Assembling the Perfect Kit

    Wedding Photography Buying Guide

    Photographing a couple’s big day is as great a privilege as it is a responsibility. You’ve got one chance to get it right, so you need to be properly prepared. But what, and how much, gear do you really need? Professional event, portrait and editorial photographer Dylan Goldby shares his advice.

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  2. Ready for the Decisive Moment | A Guide to Street Photography Gear

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    Along with a great eye and perfect timing, the right gear is central to successful street photography. Find out what to look in a camera/lens and how to work it to your advantage when capturing life off-guard.

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  3. Video Buying Guide

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    Delving into videography but need help deciding what gear to get? Covering digital cameras, lenses and essential accessories, CameraPro’s video buying guide is for you. Read our recommendations on the ideal video setup.

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  4. Tripods & Monopods: An Essential Guide

    Monopod & Tripod Buying Guide

    So much is possible when you have the right tripod or monopod. Choose yours wisely and it will both transform your shooting AND last you well into the future. Find out everything you need to know about the different styles of tripods, monopods and heads; when to use them; what to look for when buying; and tips on using tripods correctly.

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  5. Choosing the Ideal Camera Bag

    Camera Bag Buying Guide

    There’s a lot more to the ideal camera bag than its capacity to store and protect your gear. The right style of bag can transform the way you shoot. We detail the various camera bag options and which styles are best suited to your needs.

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  6. Ahead of the Game | Gearing up for Sports Photography

    Sports Photography Buying Guide

    Want to get started in sports photography? Find out what to look for when it comes to cameras, lenses and accessories.

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  7. Lighting: A First-Time Buyer's Guide

    Introductory Buyer's Guide to LightingWhile ambient light can look extraordinary, it’s not always easy (or possible) to tame or predict. Understanding how flash and continuous lighting work will help you decide which option/s will best achieve the shot or clip you’re after.

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  8. Which Memory Card?

    Memory Card Buying Guide

    It’s the question every developing photographer or videographer asks. We break down all the need-to-know info on memory cards—type, capacity and speed—to help you decide what’s best for your needs.

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  9. Camera Batteries & Power Solutions

    Camera Battery Buying Guide

    How many camera batteries do you actually need for a shoot? Are third-party batteries as good as proprietary ones? What’s the best way to stay charged on the go? Read our advice on the many ways in which to keep your camera running.

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  10. The Photographer's Toolkit | A Guide to Essential Camera Accessories

    Camera Accessories Buying Guide

    Just bought a new camera, or planning to take your photography to the next level? Find out which accessories you need to (a) get started and (be) be ready for any photo opportunity.

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