nicholasmitchell

Nicholas is a staff writer at Photodoto. His interests include photography, collecting cameras old and new, video editing, and all things 3d. If a new gadget comes out on the market, he's sure to be the first to try it. He enjoys experimenting with low light photography, very long exposures and high speed filming.

Do You Need a Good Camera? What is Good Enough?

Do you really need a good camera to capture beautiful images? This question will be on the minds of many people who are looking to buy a new camera or those who are planning to start photography.

Amateur camera

Let’s dive deep into what “good camera” means and whether you need one to be successful in what you are looking to achieve in photography.

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8 Personal Qualities You Need to Have to Become a Successful Commercial Photographer

So, you want to become a commercial photographer?

Girl at commercial photo shoot

This is a great choice for a creative career, as it gives you many opportunities for self-expression and meeting new people. Besides, as you advance on your professional path, you might get to travel around for work, which is always exciting.

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How Many Images Are on The Internet? (and Other Fascinating Facts)

The number of images taken by a person has increased drastically with the change from the film era to the digital era. Now, you can easily take an image using your smartphone camera or any digital camera and store it digitally. If you don’t like the image, you can erase it and go for a recapture.

Photo collection on phone

It’s very interesting to know the number of images taken every second/ minute/ week/ year. Some of these images are taken by a dedicated digital camera, whereas others by a smartphone. What percentage of all these images land on the internet and stock photography sites? You will find the answers to all these questions in this article and many more.

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Best Cameras for Car Photography: Including Budget and Beginner

Finding your photography niche and what you enjoy capturing the most can be exciting. Still, as you probably know, different types of photography require different cameras and different specs. If you’ve decided that car photography is what you want to do, you’ll have to find the right camera for car photography to carry around.

Sports car

Thankfully, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out which cameras are best for car photography and why.

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Best Flashes for Sony a7iii, Even on a Budget

Finding the perfect camera is important, and a Sony Alpha camera is a great choice, so it’s not surprising that that’s the model you’ve found yourself with. Sony Alpha cameras keep getting standing ovations with each new model that comes out, and the A7III has come with a lot of great key features, and advanced features are the exact reason why professional photographers like it.

Sony a7iii camera

However, it’s expected that you will want advanced flash features that will enhance the image quality that your Sony A7III gives you, and that’s why you should definitely look into some external flashes.

So, now that you know that going for an external flash is the solution you should go for, let’s look into the best flash for Sony A7III. And you’ll have several different camera flashes to choose from, with all of them being the best that the market currently has to offer.

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Can You Become a Photographer Without a Degree?

“Should I go to college and earn a photography degree, or not?” This is a question that photography beginners can relate to, especially in this era when unemployment amongst college graduates is pretty high. “Education is the key,” they said, but that reality may differ for individuals in various professions. If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer, a pilot, an accountant, or an engineer, college may not be something you cannot opt-out of.

photographer on a mountain top

Other professions simply rely on individuals’ skills or talent that no degree papers can give you. Could photography be one of them?

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How Is An Image Captured By a Camera?

Photography has become a part of our lives. We’re taking images every day, sharing them with friends and family, and quietly encouraging others to do so without even realizing it, resulting in an incredible amount of photos being taken globally.

Pressing the shutter release button starts a chain reaction inside a camera, leading to an image being recorded. It’s a series of events that happen one after the other inside the camera, all triggered by pressing the shutter release button. It’s like a domino effect – smooth and efficient.

Ever wondered what exactly transpires inside a camera during that process of image-making? Did you ever want to know how a camera captures an image? Today, we’ll learn all about that and more.

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Wide Non-Fisheye Lens – Types, Benefits, Examples

If you ever needed a wide-angle lens or generally wanted to capture an ultra-wide-angle, you’ve probably went with a wide lens with the fisheye effect, especially if you needed to do some outdoor photography.

But is that the only way that wide-angle photography could be done?

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Polaroid Go Camera Features New Colors and Accessories

The Polaroid Go is now available in two new colors, Black and Red. In addition, colored filters and an arthouse-style black instant film are available for purchase.

The Polaroid Go is the world’s smallest analog instant camera that you can hide in your pocket and carry wherever you go. It truly pushes the boundaries of where you can “Go Create”. The Polaroid Go comes in at 4.1″ x 3.3″ x 2.4″.

At such a small size for an instant camera, the Polaroid Go does not skimp on features. It comes with a high capacity battery, self timer, double exposure option, dynamic flash, selfie mirror, and now lens filters offering red, blue, and orange tinted photos. The new matte black frame instant film is great for drama and is the smallest of its kind.

The Polaroid Go campaign has featured Miranda Makaroff, a fashion designer, blogger, dj, and actress and Ibby Njoya, a set designer and artist.

“I love the new possibilities that the Polaroid Go creates. It makes it so easy to capture inspiration wherever I travel, which plays a big part into my creative process as an artist,”

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How Are Colorized Photos Made? All Your Options

You might have lots of black and white photos captured in the days of black and white film cameras or just captured in black and white. Are you interested in colorizing these images?

If yes, you will definitely find this article very useful as it describes all the options you have for performing this task.

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