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Chris Cyster: General photography enthusiast

This week we’re getting to know community member, Chris Cyster. Chris caught the photography bug from his father and continues to photograph whatever he feels like and sees at the moment. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today! How did you get started in photography? “My father was a keen photographer and before I was born
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Chris Cyster: General photography enthusiast

This week we’re getting to know community member, Chris Cyster. Chris caught the photography bug from his father and continues to photograph whatever he feels like and sees at the moment. Haven’t joined the Photofocus Community yet? Sign up for free today! How did you get started in photography? “My father was a keen photographer and before I was born
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Sibling rivalry: Can mirrorless & DSLRs share the same camera bag?

It seems that photographers fall into the trap of either/or. Either they shoot film or they shoot digital. Either they shoot in natural light or they use studio light. Either they shoot with DSLRs or they shoot with mirrorless cameras. Or do they? Who said a film photographer can’t pick…

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