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Photography is a creative hobby that may sometimes require inspiration from the beginning. Inspiration is also what drives us to think creatively and help us to come up with new ideas. But where do we find inspiration? Luckily, inspiration can be found absolutely anywhere.

Photographers may also experience a creative block which negatively affects our motivation to create anything. The main solution to creative block is to find new inspirations to re-spark your creativity.

Blogs

You can find thousands of photography online by simply looking at someone’s blog. Find some photographers that you like and try to imitate their work but portraying them in your way. We are normally drawn to other’s work when we find something we love about their work, whether it’s the way they edit the image or simply the chosen subject of their work. Every little detail count.

Books

Why not visit a local library and find books related to photography? You may find books that can help extend your photography skills or inspire you to create something new. You can also check out a local bookstore for new photography books.

Photography exhibitions

Look out for local photo galleries or exhibitions and make an effort to visit during your free time. This can give you new inspiration in different ways. If there aren’t any local galleries, check out other exhibitions that are in a different city near you. It’s worth travelling to seek out new inspirations.

Travel more

Travelling allows us to experience new places, cultures and people. If you’re feeling uninspired with where you are, you may just need to venture out a little bit more to gain a new perspective and new ways to look at things. Travelling also allows you to capture new subjects which can help with reigniting new ideas and extend creativity. You don’t always have to travel to another country, you can travel out to nearby towns or cities.

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Thanks to apps, we can now take photos and edit them through our phones. But what are the best app to try out this coming year? Popular apps including VSCO, snap chat and Instagram are currently the most downloaded app for mobile photography. With social media playing a vital role for photography, it’s no wonder why a lot of people are into their photography. The demand and use of smartphones play a massive role as well for photography. Whether you have an android or Iphone, we’ve got you covered. So to help you find the best camera and editing app for this coming year, we’ve listed the following articles below that can help you with your search.

Top 3 Photo Editing Apps of 2017

Photography has become one of the most popular hobbies over the last couple of years. With social media apps such as Instagram taking over the world, It is no longer enough to just have a phone with a good camera you need to a great filter to make your images stand out.

Here are three free apps you can download which could make you a professional photographer over night.

1. VSCO

VSCO or VSCO Cam is a relatively easy app to use, it similar to Instagram’s camera features. This app offers a variety of filters to chose from. You can import pictures from your gallery edit them and then save the edits then post it on to any social media platform of your choosing. The unique feature of this app is the fact that it offers the most minimalistic filters thus giving your pictures that professional touch without making your pictures look overdone … Read more at techacute.com

Top 7 Photography Apps for  Android 

Our android devices have made us to feel like photographers because now we have better photography apps and cameras on our android phones and they really have an interface like professional photography cameras. We can instantly capture pictures if we find anything amazing because we always carry our smartphones with us.

If you want something extra from the existing camera of your smartphone you can use some third party applications. In this article you will find an overview of best camera and photography apps for editing pictures because perfect photography is a combination of editing and capturing … Read more at adroidscrib.com

The 5 Best Camera Apps iOS (2017)

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Video blogging is is widely popular due to the popularity of Youtube. Anyone can immediately create their channel straightaway. To start off, you will need to get yourself a video camera. There are many options available depending on your budget and your requirements. Let’s take a look at some suitable cameras for YouTube.

Panasonic HC-V10 Digital Video Camera

For a low budget camera with a high-quality resolution, then this Panasonic camera is your best pick. It shoots up to 720p HD at 25 fps. This is ideal for uploading high-quality videos on Youtube. The camera is compact therefore it’s ideal to carry around anywhere. On the other hand, filming in low light situations can highly affect the resolution.

Sony HDR-CX220 HD Handycam

The Sony HDR camcorder can film an excellent video on a day to day basis. It is an affordable device that can be purchased for just under £200. The setting is very versatile, and it can handle any filming conditions. However, it doesn’t have a good internal mic for audios.

Canon G7x

Many popular vloggers are currently obsessed with the new release of Canon G7x. The main obsession simply comes from the fact that this compact camera is almost as good as a DSLR. It is a compact camera that can film like a DSLR camera, so what’s not to like? Furthermore, it contains a long battery life and a fast focus feature which is beneficial for vlogging.

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

For professional use, the Blackmagic camera is the ultimate choice. It can shoot perfectly well in any low light conditions and has a 27x optical zoom. It contains an impressive automatic theme which can dramatically change the mood of a film. However, be warn! This camera can cost up to £2000-£3000. Be sure to purchase this only if you are serious about creating professional high-quality contents.

 

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Top camera accessories for photography

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When you are on the go, it’s always ideal for a photographer to be prepared. So why is it so important to plan ahead? Well for instance, if a photographer runs out of memory or runs out of batteries then they are more likely to miss a good shot. Any photographer would regret to miss a moment due to not being prepared in advance. So if you don’t want to miss a beautiful shot, always go prepared! Let’s take a look at the following accessories.

Extra batteries

You should always bring backup batteries to save you from a low battery. Having an extra battery means you can also spend less time waiting for your next battery to charge. We all know that batteries can cost a lot, but you can always buy yours online for cheaper. Make sure you check the model and size of your camera before purchasing.

Memory card and case

Having an extra memory space will save you time from deleting pictures you don’t like. You don’t want to end up deleting images just for the sake of making space for more shots. Also, you can buy a protective SD card case to store and protect your cards

Tripod

A tripod is useful for many things in photography. For example, a tripod can hold your camera if you want it to be more stable when taking shots. It is also great for travelling as you can use it to take a picture of yourself. Furthermore, a tripod can prolong exposures which are ideal for low – light conditions. It’s advisable to purchase a compact and foldable tripod for travelling use. Compact tripods are more likely to be lightweight too.

Hard Drive

Although you may already have an extra SD memory card, you can still bring a hard drive to directly backup your photos. This is great for when you want to transfer them on your desktop as it won’t take up any storage space. Also if you lose any images from your sd card, then you will always have a backup.

Carry on case

If you travel a lot with your camera, it’s ideal you bring a padded carry on case for protection and storage. There is plenty of sizes available. You can get one for digital cameras, DSLRs and accessories.

Waterproof case

You can protect your equipment with a waterproof cover in case it rains as this will protect your devices and other camera equipment. Ensure you select the right sizes for your camera.

Lens pen

Lens are an important asset of photography. You will want a clean lens all the time. Otherwise, it can widely affect your shots. Luckily,  there is now a lens pen available which is great for clearing up your lens from any specks of dust.

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