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.

How Do I Find the Shutter Count On My Camera? (Any Brand)

The shutter count of the camera gives the number of actuations of the shutter in the camera. It is one of the parameters that indicate the lifespan of the camera. Different cameras require different techniques to find this shutter count value.

In this article, I will show you how to find the shutter count for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Panasonic, and Olympus cameras. So, let us get started.

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What is an Art Lens

If you are looking to buy a new lens for your camera, and one of the camera manufacturer options that you’ve been looking into are Sigma lenses, then you might have bumped into Sigma’s Art line or something called Art Lenses.

A Sigma Art Lens

This could happen if you are looking into buying lenses created with exceptional focal plane sharpness and just great optical performance that ensures stunning image quality.

In case this phrasing has confused you, and you’ve been wondering what an art lens actually is, you’ve come to the right place, as all those lenses have some things in common, and all of them will be explained down below.

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15 Best Free Photo Filter Apps

Are you looking for the best free photo filter apps? You’ve come to the right place. Using the best photo filter app can transform your photos, improve the look and feel of your Instagram feed, and impress your friends and family.

With so many choices available, you may feel confused and overwhelmed. We’ve compiled a list of the 15 best free photo filter apps that will help you customize your pictures the way you want.

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16 Best Free Photo Editing Software for Mac & Windows

If you want to retouch your photos for free, you will need to find the appropriate photo editing software for exactly what you want to achieve. There are many such software programs out there for both the Mac and Windows platforms. But many of them are not really that great in the free category.

computer with photo editing software open

To save you time and frustration, I will share the best free photo editing software programs that you can use to post-process your pictures. There are some real gems if you know where to look.

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15 Best Free Photo Editing Apps-iOS and Android

Are you using your smartphone or tablet for editing images? If yes, you will want to know the best free photo editing apps. There are many free photo editor apps out there. Therefore it is not easy to choose the best one without trial and error which can take valuable time.

In this article I will try to make that choice easier for you by explaining the pros and cons of each app and rating them.

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Best Camera Straps for Hiking, Trekking, and Backpacking

Are you planning to take your camera on your next hiking trip? You might not think you need a specific camera strap for hiking. But once you find the perfect hiking strap, you’ll wonder how you lived without it before.

Man hiking and taking a photo

There are different types of camera straps for hiking. We’ll take you through each type of camera strap. And we’ll give you our top recommendations, so you can find the best camera strap for hiking.

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9 Tips for Creating Social Media Marketing Videos

Video marketing has increased in use over the years for engagement and immersive marketing. Today, 94% of marketers use video to increase their understanding of a product or service, and 86% of marketers believe video marketing has helped them generate more leads. It’s a good thing that numerous social media platforms like TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube continue to allow the use of video in marketing.

With the right video marketing strategy on social media, you can gain brand awareness, establish authority, increase traffic, and generate quality leads. This post highlights nine important tips for creating social media marketing videos.

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Canva Review as a Graphics Editing Application: Pros and Cons

In a world dominated by Adobe’s suite of photo editing and designing tools, Canva is a fresh breath of air. Canva’s simple-to-use interface, intuitive tools, and a vast library of ready-to-use templates, elements, videos, audio, and graphic tools are an excellent addition to the designing arsenal of any logo or creative designer.

Canva homepage

Canva is more than just a logo and template designing application. It has a lot to offer for the production flow of a discerning web designer. It has the tools to make the process flow faster for many web and graphics designers. Read along if you want to know about Canva in detail and figure out if it’s right for your workflow.

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KEH Camera Review-Better than Other Resellers?

If you’ve been looking for a place to resell your photography equipment or maybe a place to buy some used camera gear, then the KEH website can be the place that you need to check out.

Sony Alpha 7III camera

Not everyone likes to buy used gear, but you’re very likely going to be pleasantly surprised with the quality and great-price cameras that can be found there. After all we’re not all made of money. Let’s discuss how KEH works and all the pros and cons so you can make an educated decision whether its right for you.

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