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Tripod Buyer’s Guide for DSLR Cameras

If you’re like me, the last thing you want to be lugging around all day is a big heavy tripod in addition to the rest of your gear. And if you’re moving around between different locations a lot, it’s such a pain in the butt to be constantly setting up and tearing down.

But I do it anyway.

A good tripod is probably the most important piece of camera gear you’ll ever buy… much more important than that fancy new filter. And how many different lenses do you really need anyway?

Like any other photography equipment though, there’s a whole slew of different features and options available, and with price ranging from as little as $20 all the way up into the thousands, it’s important that you choose the right tripod for you. That’s what this guide to buying a tripod aims to do.

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5 Things to Consider when Buying a Digital Camera

Like most of you who are reading this, I was in the market for a new Digital Camera. Sure, my trusty iPhone takes a mean selfie but I plan to take my photography to the next level and that’s just not going to cut it anymore. But wow — cameras have so many options these days… much more than they did 10 years ago when I bought my first DSLR. That’s why I put together this list of 5 things to consider when buying a digital camera.

This was the process that I used when I recently bought mine. To give you a better idea of how I use this process, in each step I’ll show you how it applied to my own purchasing strategy.

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