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Choosing The Right Telephoto Lens: Wildlife Photography

Reading through a Canon, Nikon, Sony (or any other brands) product guide is a great way to understand the full range of lens options that are available. That said, they always seem to be lacking context regarding how far away subjects were from the camera in the example photos. In this post, we fix that!

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Choosing The Right Telephoto Lens: Sports Photography

I have always loved the Nikon Full Line Product Guide - I would pour over all of the new gear and features. It was a great way to learn about all the lens options and what each had to offer. As good as it was though, the images often lacked context. There would be an image of a lighthouse shot with a 500mm lens with no indication of how big the subject was or how far away the photographer had to stand, etc.

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9 Tips For Killer Waterfall Photos

Waterfalls are one of nature's most awesome displays. They can range from a gentle, poetic trickle to an earth shaking deluge. With the right tools, and a little bit of know how, you can capture more dramatic waterfall shots during your next photo excursion.

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The Art of Panning: Cars

Photography is about capturing moments. But what if we want to show more than a frozen moment? In this post we’ll talk about panning as a way to convey motion in automative photography. However, this technique is used for just about any moving subject.

Ferrari F-430  | Nikon D750  |  Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VR II  |  0.9 3-Stop ND  |  1/50 sec  |  f/3.5  |  ISO 50

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Ikelite DL200 Underwater Housing for Canon 5D MKIV & MKIII Series: Assembly Part I

Have you been thinking about shooting underwater but the thought of using a waterproof housing seemed daunting? At LensProToGo we make renting Ikelite underwater housings easy! We provide turnkey solutions to fit a broad range of cameras and lenses. 

In this post, we run through all of the parts, assembly instructions and teach you how to do a dry run without a camera in the housing. Get your swimsuit and towel (go ahead, we’ll wait!) and let us help you get in the water with the Ikelite 200DL housing for the Canon 5D Series cameras, featuring the easy to use Dry Lock system!

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Ikelite DL200 Underwater Housing for Canon 5D MKIV & MKIII Series: Assembly Part II

Assembly of the of the Ikelite DL200 Dry Lock underwater housing, Part II! If you haven’t read Part I, go there now. We cover a lot of important things in that post, many of which can assist in protecting your expensive gear. Here, we show how to install a camera and lens into the housing.

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Understanding Canon 5D Mark IV Autofocus - AF Points & AF Areas

In our previous post about the Canon 5D Mark IV, we covered the basics of how auto focus works for still photography and the different auto focus modes. If you're wondering what One-Shot AF, AI Focus, or AI Servo means on your camera, that post is for you.

Here, we're looking more in depth at the other important aspect of autofocus systems, how to choose and use AF points. We'll cover what they are and how they can work together as AF areas. 

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Akash Wadhwani: Landscape Photography with the Sony a7RII

We love seeing what our customers are capturing in the field. One shooter who's really caught our eye is Akash Wadhwani. He's a landscape and wedding shooter based in Chicago, Illinois, though you wouldn't know it from his photos. We had the chance to interview him about how he captured a few landscape images as well as some of the tricks he's learned along the way.  

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Be the Hero with a Wedding Emergency Kit

One thing you learn pretty quickly as a wedding photographer is to be prepared for anything. It's your job to to be calm, cool and collected. But what about your clients? Here’s a quick list of items you can have on hand as part of a client emergency kit. There's no better feeling than having just the thing to save the day. I was lucky to receive one of these a few years ago from some awesome photography friends and its seen a ton of use. Ready to build one? Here's how you'll do it...

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Canon DSLR Focusing Basics - How to choose the right AF mode

For photographers, there’s no part of a camera that’s more of a mystery than the autofocus system. Not many people fully understand how it works. If you’ve ever found yourself let down by your camera’s autofocus, there may be a good reason why. In the first post of this multi-part series, we’re going to look at the autofocus system of Canon cameras, specifically the awesome Canon 5D Mark IV, and break down the various modes and focus point options selection options so you can get better results.

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