Monthly Archives: June 2011

A dozen sites for Photography Inspiration – Part 2

This is the second installment in the series – “A dozen sites for Photography Inspiration” . You can find Part 1 here.
1. 500px.com
500px
500px is a photographic community powered by creative people from all over the world that lets you share and discover inspiring photographs.
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Half A dozen Stupid things people will do after buying their first DSLR

mistakes DSLR newbies make
It is astonishing to see that newbies buying their first DSLR (including me), even after spending so much time on their research, have hit on a sequence of spending behaviours that is not exactly helping them in the long run. Here is a rundown of half a dozen of such things they we regret on later.
1. Extra battery
The battery pack that comes with the camera is an excellent unit that lasts for a reasonable amount of shots. I have used my fully charged battery on Nikon D90 for approximately 600 shots on a span of a week. Although it would make sense to buy extra battery if you are into professional business, as a newbie you will seldom find yourself actually needing any unless you trek for weeks on end in the jungles.
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