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Gear Review: Oben CT-3551 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and BE-113T Ball Head

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Oben CT-3451 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and included BE-113T Ball Head.

Gear Review: Oben CT-3551 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and BE-113T Ball Head

A lightweight travel tripod is a handy piece of equipment for every photographer to have in their gear collection.  There are times where larger, heavier, “workhorse” tripods are not the right tool for the job, or places where they are too cumbersome to transport and use.  On the lookout for a new one, a few months ago I got my hands on the Oben CT-3551 Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and  BE-113T Ball Head.  

After unpacking it my first thought was “Wow this thing is light, I’m going to break it.”  But, half a year later with pretty constant use, it shows few signs of wear and tear.  In that time, it has been used for landscape, travel, and macro photography, in various locations and conditions.

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Still life settings to get you started

Learning a different genre of photography, or especially your first, there is often the angst about what settings to use, but it really does not have to get complicated. First, with still life photography, your subject is not going anywhere.

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Sony announces 14mm f/1.8 G Master lens

This morning, Sony introduced the FE 14mm f/1.8 G Master lens — a compact, large F1.8 aperture, ultra-wide angle lens that allows users to capture the world with new perspectives by delivering sharp resolution from corner to corner with little

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Two best lenses for astrophotography

Getting started with astrophotography? One of the things you’re most likely wondering about is the right gear for the job. These include the best lenses you should have for best results. If you’re already doing other kinds of photography, chances

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Sharpen before making prints

Sharpening RAW files before editing is required. So is sharpening a finished file before it is printed. Xpozer, one of our partners here at Photofocus, absolutely recommends a medium amount of sharpening for every photograph they print. They know that

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