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The Ultimate Photography and Consumer Buying Guide Compendium

By Adorama Learning Center Editors - November 14, 2013


As part of Adorama's mission to provide practical information to help our customers choose the best products for their needs, the Adorama Learning Center's team of world-class photography, video and consumer electronics experts have put together buying guides covering a wide range of products for you.

 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BUYING GUIDES

Digital Photography

Accessories and Gift Ideas for Photographers


Digital Cameras


Lenses and Filters




Video Gear


Consumer Electronics


Don't see a guide for something you're interested in? Post a request in the comments below. We're still writing and posting guides, so come back here often.

 

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Top Lenses for Sports Photography

Want to catch the action? Here’s a quick guide to the gear—especially lenses--you need. Updated for Fall 2013.

ArticleLenses and Filters Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, 1 day ago

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Whether you're shooting with a DSLR or a high-end Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Compact, there's a plethora of choices when it comes to lenses. Which are best for catching the action?

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TAGS: canon,  sports,  Lens advice,  lens 

Newborn Photography Gear Guide

Get the gear you need for starting a newborn photography business or capturing your own children's special first moments.

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Danielle Lawler, January 30, 2015

Newborn photography can be a tricky task; those little babies often only offer you a split second to capture the perfect image. The right gear can really make a difference when trying to capture those early moments.

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An Event Photographer's Toolkit

Ready, in any event

ArticleProfessional Imaging Techniques and How-Tos - by Mason Resnick, January 20, 2015

Party shots? A simple point-and-shooter will do the job, right? Not if you are being paid to photograph a corporate party, a family life event such as a Bar or Bat Mitzvah or an engagement party. 

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TAGS: DSLR,  professional,  flash,  power packs,  flash diffuser,  event photography,  full-frame 

12 Great Digital Cameras for Travel Photography

Cameras have gotten smaller and more portable than ever, while delivering better quality images. Updated for Winter-Spring 2015

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 19, 2015

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Planning a road trip? A new generation of cameras for the well-travelled photographer offers better image quality in smaller and lighter packages. Here's a look at a dozen cameras that we think are well-suited for travel photography.

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TAGS: canon,  camera,  DSLR,  Casio,  Fujifilm,  Olympus,  Panasonic,  pentax,  samsung,  ricoh,  cameras,  sony,  system compact,  Sony NEX,  Nikon P7000 

Essential Photo Accessories for Wedding Photography

Essential photo accessories that any photographer will need to capture a wedding. These camera additions will ensure beautiful wedding photos for a lifetime. Updated for 2015

ArticleAccessories and Gadgets Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 16, 2015

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Essential photo accessories that any photographer will need to capture a wedding. These camera additions will ensure beautiful wedding photos for a lifetime.

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TAGS: digital,  SLR,  DSLR,  tripod,  flash,  seamless background,  light stands,  Focus on weddings 

What's The Best Travel Tripod?

These camera supports fit in carry-on luggage; updated for 2014.

ArticleAccessories and Gadgets Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 15, 2015

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If you are traveling by plane and plan to bring a tripod with you, weight—and especially size—count. Which models fit in your carry-on bag? Here are our favorites.

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TAGS: buying guide,  travel,  carry-on luggage,  travel photography,  tripod,  carry-on bag,  Gitzo,  Giottos,  Focus on Travel Photography,  Benro,  Induro,  Slik,  Velbon 

Digital Cameras for Street Photography: An Opinionated Guide

Digital street cameras for the rest of us - Updated for Winter 2015

ArticleBuying Guides Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 15, 2015

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The most useful tools for street photography have never been more accessible. Now it's up to you to learn how to do it right!

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TAGS: street photography,  Leica M9,  Ricoh GXR,  Sony NEX,  Fujifilm X100,  Olympus E-P3,  Panasonic GX-1,  Fujifilm X-Pro1,  Leica M Monochrom,  Leica X2 

The Best EVF Digital Cameras for 2015

More cameras are sprouting electronic viewfinders. Is this a long-overdue eye-level finder rebirth?

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 14, 2015

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One of the most welcome trends in new camera design is the return of the eye-level viewfinder. But instead of those hardly-worth-it squintfinders of yore, these are digital, they’re showing up on more compact cameras, and they’re better than ever!

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TAGS: electronic viewfinder,  superzoom,  compact digital camera,  EVF 

Best DSLR Cameras - Mid-Range for Winter 2015

These Four Digital SLR Cameras Will Ignite Your Passion for Great Photography

ArticleThe Best...Right Now Gear Guides & Reviews - by Mason Resnick, January 14, 2015

Let us help you choose the perfect digital SLR for serious photography. If you've outgrown starter DSLRs, or want a capable back-up for the pro rig, here's what you need to know.

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TAGS: canon,  DSLR,  pentax,  digital SLR,  sony,  APS,  Nikon D7100,  Pentax K-3,  Canon 70D,  Sony A77 

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