Camera Accessories: Articles & Videos

Choosing and Using a Lens for an SLR

Choosing and Using a Lens for an SLR

by Tara W.

Not sure what kind of lens to get for your SLR? We'll explain common lens terms and offer tips on which lens to use in common shooting scenarios.

 
Flash photography techniques

Flash photography techniques

by Eric Angevine

Use portable flash to light indoor and outdoor photographs.

 
Video: When to Use a Monopod

Video: When to Use a Monopod

by Guest Writer

J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips on when to use a monopod.

 
10 Tips for Taking Better Photos

10 Tips for Taking Better Photos

by Julie Govan

You don't need to be a camera pro to take great pictures. Check out these easy, helpful tips for taking better digital photos.

 
Video: Tips for using Memory Cards

Video: Tips for using Memory Cards

by Video Guest

J., Crutchfield photographer, gives us some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your memory cards.

 
Accessorize Your Digital SLR

Accessorize Your Digital SLR

by Dave Bar

Learn how lenses, flashes, and other SLR accessories can help you capture distant images, snap detailed closeups, or take professional looking portraits.

 
Digital Camera Accessories

Digital Camera Accessories

by Meredith Krebs

Learn how having accessories like extra batteries, a camera bag, and a tripod will help you take better photos with your digital camera.

 
Video: Olympus 75mm f/1.8 Lens

Video: Olympus 75mm f/1.8 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 75mm f/1.8 is a powerful telephoto lens for Micro 4/3 cameras. The lens acts like a 150mm lens would on a "full frame" camera, but at a much smaller size and weight. Its large, f/1.8 maximum aperture takes in a lot of light and lets you blur backgrounds for creative effect.

 
Video: Olympus 45mm f/1.8 Lens

Video: Olympus 45mm f/1.8 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens features a light-gathering, dimension-enhancing f/1.8 aperture and a perfect length for portrait photography that's equivalent to 90mm on a 35mm camera.

 
Video: Olympus 12mm f/2.0 Lens

Video: Olympus 12mm f/2.0 Lens

by Zak Billmeier

The Olympus 12mm f/2.0 lens features a generous, expansive wide angle that's perfect for sweeping landscapes, city panoramas, or your group of friends posing together in your cozy living room. Plus, the wide f/2.0 aperture lets you work with the light that's available.