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How to find the right DSLR camera

If you’re serious about digital photography, a DSLR or interchangeable lens camera is the way to go. How to pick the right one?

Demystifying digital camera sensors once and for all

Forget megapixels. A camera's soul is its sensor, and not all are created equal.

How to shoot great fireworks photos with any camera

Believe it or not, it’s fairly easy to capture dramatic and vivid fireworks in a photo.

Total sharpness: Hyperfocal photography

Follow these tips to put everything into focus.

How to shoot macros of flowers and bugs

Everything you need to know about getting some really nice close-up photos with almost any camera.

Action! Capturing motion with shutter speed

Let's take a look at how to use shutter speed to capture action with your digital camera.

Five tips to help you choose a new camera lens

A new lens is energizing. Photographers tend to like their camera bodies, but love their lenses.

Cool night photos with long exposures

You can get some great photos by exploring shutter speeds from 2 seconds to 16 seconds.

Five tips for shooting great Halloween photos

No matter what kind of camera you're using, learn about the best time to shoot, the best way to light your subjects, and the best ways to capture spooky photos.

Camera shopping quick tips

Ready to buy a digital camera? Jump right in. In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll cut to the chase and give you some basic tips for making a decision.

Camera specs explained

In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll dissect what some often-mysterious camera specs mean in the real world.

Choosing the right kind of digital camera

In this section of our digital camera buying guide, we'll explain the differences between the most popular types of cameras and help you pick a winner.

Get started with wedding photography

If a friend begs you to shoot her wedding and won’t take no for an answer, here are dozen technical tips that might help you survive photography’s equivalent of the triathlon.