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Eventually, every photographer ends up buying a tripod for one reason or another. And no other genre calls for a tripod as much as landscape photography. But the question is, do you buy cheap or go for a gold standard model? If you buy cheap, you put your gear and image quality at risk. If you buy right the first time, your tripod should last a lifetime. We have collated four of the very best tripods ideal for your next landscape adventure. What’s more, we have a list of tips for using a tripod in a landscape setting for the first-timers out there.      Manfrotto Befree 2N1 Aluminum Tripod With 494 Ball Head - Twist Lock   Manfrotto is without a doubt the most popular choice for tripods for all genres of photography and videography. And the Manfrotto Befree range is fast becoming a household name. The Manfrotto Befree Aluminum Tripod With 494 Ball Head is an excellent option for landscape photographers looking for stability and portability.     The 1.5kg tripod supports a load of 8kg and a maximum height of 149.6cm. Thanks to the 4-section...

Imagine you are going to take a portrait of a friend, family member or client. Looking at your current kit, you might already be able to take a good photo, but how do you make your shots stand out from the competition? To put it in plain simple English, you will need to increase your accessories game. Levelling up your lens and lighting choice can help produce some stunning results. This article will explain what an ultimate setup for portrait photography looks like and how you can add specific items that will enhance what you do. For The Best Results, Use a Class Leading Camera Like Sony's a7R IV.   First of all, if you're looking for a professional camera body to deliver outstanding portrait photos, look no further than the Sony a7R IV digital mirrorless camera. A favourite choice amongst professional and commercial photographers, the Sony's 61MP Full-Frame Exmor R BSI CMOS Sensor pairs with its BIONZ X Image Processor. You'll achieve exceptional quality without missing a beat thanks to 567-point Phase-Detection Autofocus and the ability to capture up to 10 frames per...

If you've been paying attention to social media platforms like YouTube lately, you will have noticed a growing trend. More and more vloggers and casual videographers are turning to 360-degree cameras. The reason is simple; a 360-degree camera creates stunning and mesmerising footage. Plus, if you pair this capture style with an exotic destination, you're onto a winner.      When it comes to 360-degree cameras, no one does it better than Insta360. They've been in the game a while now and have a brilliant range of Insta360 ONE cameras to suit any need. If you're planning a trip away, want to capture your slow ride on a gondola or want to mountain bike down a steep decline, the Insta360 ONE cameras are your best bet.  In this guide, we look at not one but four Insta360 ONE cameras available at Camera Electronic - particularly the Camera Electronic Wanderlust experience. If you have plans to wander about Western Australia from the city to the coast, an Insta 360 ONE camera is your next companion. The best thing about Insta360 ONE cameras is that you...

Are you sick of taking food photos with your smartphone? Do you want to step up your game and get serious with food photography? We have the best starter kit for food photography at Camera Electronic. Our kit brings you all the essential elements for professional quality food photography. What's more, this kit is compact and lightweight, meaning you can set it up in a restaurant or at home. Plus, if you intend to go pro and start taking food photography for a living, this is the article for you. The Fujifilm and Profoto products we have selected will deliver top-notch product shots.      Food photography is a growing industry with a lot of interest in the genre - especially in a world that is fast-moving online with grocery and meal delivery services. The days of the humble pizza menu have succumbed to an increasing range of food photography expectations. Fast food delivery services now cover everything from fish and chips and beer to snack runs from the local convenience store.  And now we see the rise in prepared meal services arriving at...

What's In A Name?   It seems that the photography world is divided over the importance of brand names - especially when it comes to choosing a camera. Of course, there are die-hard fans that would fall on a sword for their beloved Canon, Nikon, Sony and Fujifilm. Some couldn't care less about being brand-loyal. They want the best camera with the right features regardless of what badge sits at the front. And then, there are the Leica groupies - and the debate to establish if Leica is more than just a name. One side of the fence has shot with Leica for a very long time. The other, don't see the value in spending five times what a non-Leica camera costs for the same performance.  First a little history. Ernst Leitz founded the Leica company in 1869 in Wetzlar, Germany - it was formally known as Ernst Leitz Optische Company. The very first Leica, and the first successful 35mm camera ever developed, was invented by Oskar Barnack. Barnack was an engineer and a passionate travel photographer - this passion resulted in the...