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The official blog of KEH Camera. Photographers helping each other perfect their craft and have fun while doing it.
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Introducing the New KEH.com

This year, we made it our resolution to simplify the way you buy and sell used camera gear online… and we’re excited to say that the day is finally here! It’s been many months in the making, and we’re grateful for the feedback so many...

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MLK Day and the Photographer

During the civil rights movement, photographers took photos that served as important documentation to make the public aware of the inequality and disparate treatment experienced by African-Americans. It was a service performed that has had lasting effects. These impactful images provide firsthand accounts of a...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Shoot for in 2016

For many, the beginning of a new year signifies a fresh start, but it can also bring into sharp focus a list of should haves, could haves, and would haves that had long been left to fade somewhere in the midst of the prior year....

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In Focus with Ed Cooper

Ed Cooper is perhaps best known as a mountaineer and large format photographer; his photography tells the stories of exploration and history-making ascents that humble and inspire. As a landscape photography hobbyist myself,  his work is captivating and instills a sense of wanderlust, motivating me...

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7 Tricks for Taking Killer Halloween Photos of Your Kids

Sit for a spell, and read up on our quick list of tips for spooking—*ahem* we mean shooting—the best Halloween photos of your kids this year. 1. Capture the Magic from Behind-the-Scenes Visit your local Halloween shops and document all the fun that goes in to choosing...

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Top 5 reasons to consider buying a mirrorless camera

Mirrorless cameras have come a long way since they first hit the market. From lackluster electronic viewfinders to a limited variety of native lenses, there were plenty of reasons why it wasn’t thought to be viable for professional photographers to use on the job. However,...

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Top 10 tips for how to take care of your camera gear

Your camera is your partner in photography and you love it. How else will you take amazing photos of the view from your favorite hiking trail? That’s why it‘s important to take good care of your camera equipment at all times. We put together our...

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Seeing The Light-Part 3

It's time to take it outside now.  When you are discussing natural light it seems the obvious place to be.  But just like the window light we talked about last week, there are so many different ways to use the biggest light source ever! Front light: ...

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Seeing The Light-Part 2

How obsessive have you been this week about the light around you?  Hopefully you have been paying attention both indoors and outdoors.  Today we'll be discussing creative lighting for indoor photos.  This post is perfect for those of you who love to take pics of...

Lightroom & Camera Calibration

Post 29 Series: Introduction to Adobe Lightroom® When you take a picture with your DSLR camera, the computer inside your camera applies processing in regards to color, light, vivid-ness, white balance, detail, and contrast. Each brand of camera (Canon, Nikon, Sigma, Sony, etc.) utilizes its very own...