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Who needs a studio?

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Who needs a studio?

Having a studio, or at the least, access to a studio, is some kind of holy grail for so many photographers. With directional lights, interchangeable backgrounds, oodles of space, and black-out blinds, it feels as if you should be able to make anything happen in a studio. And maybe you can. But we’re going to let you into a secret: you don’t actually need a studio to create studio-like images.

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Getting started with shooting video on your DSLR or ILCS

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Getting started with shooting video on your DSLR or ILCS

Photography and video used to feel worlds apart, however that's changing and we're rapidly seeing a convergence of the two. Most stills cameras now are also highly capable video cameras, with many offering 4K video, high frame rates and more. If you haven't already dipped your toes into the world of video, now would be a good time to start!

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How to make a pinhole lens for your DSLR

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How to make a pinhole lens for your DSLR

A couple of weeks ago, it was Pinhole Photography Day. That got us thinking, can we use Triggertrap with a pinhole camera? The answer it yes. To experiment with pinhole photography, you don't have to have a darkroom and invest in film or light sensitive papers. 

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Household photography hacks

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Household photography hacks

Capturing photographs is a brilliant way to spend your time. (Obviously we're a little biased!) But one of the downsides is that kit can be expensive. We've got some great money saving cheats and tips to help you save those pennies, and still have fun creating some awesome photography!

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How to get your photography work out there

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How to get your photography work out there

Whether you’re a hobbyist, an amateur, a professional, or anything in between, getting your photography out there can seem like a daunting task. But let’s face it, it’s even more frustrating when you are putting time and devotion into your craft for no one to see it. To help put an end to that, we’ve put together some top tips on how to get your photography work seen.

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17 things you didn't think to put in your camera bag!

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17 things you didn't think to put in your camera bag!

If you have a camera, the chances are you probably have a camera bag to put it in (unless you throw caution to the wind and shove it in a normal backpack, that's okay too). Along with your camera, your camera bag is the one thing you'll be pretty much guaranteed to take to every shoot, so we've put together our list of the things you should have in your camera bag but probably don't already...

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Say hello to our monthly Q&A on Instagram.

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Say hello to our monthly Q&A on Instagram.

Last week we announced our new Twitter chat, and next month we’re introducing a monthly Q&A on our Instagram page (@Triggertrap). Look at us launching stuff all over the place, we’re like a bloody rocket powered by photography fuel!

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