First time camera owner? You've come to the right place! Here you'll find a few primers to help you get started and make the most of your new camera.

Intro to drones part I: Drone basics

Unsure of how to get started with drone photography? In this article, the first of a three-part series, we walk you through the basics of a drone system.

Electronic shutter, rolling shutter and flash: what you need to know

Whether you're syncing a flash, wondering why banding is appearing in your image or getting strange images from your camera's silent shutter mode, the way your shutter works has a role to play. Here's what happens when you press the shutter button.

What learning photography and roller derby have in common

Aside from the obvious differences, there are a surprising number of ways that learning to play a full contact sport on roller skates and learning photography are similar. Take it from someone who's been really bad at both. Read more

Just added: New product overview videos and getting started guides

Shopping for a new camera? Or just looking for some advice about how to use your current model? We've been working on a series of product overview videos for a couple of years, and we've just added a bunch of informational videos to our YouTube channel. Read more

Buying a second lens: what lens should I buy next?

So you just bought your first interchangeable lens camera? Congratulations! Now it's time to add another lens to your arsenal. Read more

So you got a brand new camera? Here's what you need next

Are you the proud owner of a shiny new camera? Congratulations! Here are a few other things you may want to acquire to get the most out of your new photographic companion. Read more

Fresh out of the box: getting started with your first interchangeable lens camera

We're not all experts. In this article, we offer a quick primer for the first-time interchangeable lens camera buyer, covering the very basics. Read more