Camera Wholesalers — lighting

A Great Online Learning Tool - Meet "CameraSim"!

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In keeping with our promise of telling you about cool online photo sites, we've found a great way to learn the principles of DSLR photography WITHOUT a camera... With "CameraSim", you can simulate taking pictures with your own "virtual DSLR"! You can experiment with the lighting, ISO, aperture, shutter, and distance settings while observing the readings in the camera viewfinder, then click the "Snap photo!" button & review your photo! I'll be using this tool when teaching our "Basic Digital SLR" class on Thursday, but you can start practicing right now! Click here to try "CameraSim" : http://camerasim.com/

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Say Cheese! (How to take a great social media self portrait!)

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With the advent of social media sites such as Facebook & Twitter, every participant has faced the dilemma of what to do with the profile picture of yourself that is requested from each site (as well as dating sites like eharmony.com). Folks have been very creative with that little square that idenifies you ; everything from high school pictures to shots of your pet or favorite Kardashian sister have been used. But ideally, it should be occupied by a sharp & appealing photo of yourself. And we at Camera Wholesalers are eager to help you look your best. So, here's some tips...

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Olympus Portrait Class & Model Photo Shoot

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Sorry. This class has been rescheduled for October. We will post all the details as soon as we have them confirmed. Thank you. Title: Olympus Portrait Class & Model Photo Shoot Description: This is a two part seminar which will train you to take better people pictures. On Friday evening, professional photographer Marc Farb will discuss gear choices, etiquette, lighting and techniques. On Saturday, we will have a live model shoot! Although this class is sponsored by Olympus, all are welcome. The cost is $85 and you can rsvp by calling us at 877-ECAMERA 2009-07-17 & 2009-07-18

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Why use the Gary Fong Lightsphere on your flash?

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The Gary Fong Lightsphere allows you to deliver just enough front lighting when bouncing your flash producing a warmer, more even exposure and a great catch light(That twinkle in your eye!). Oh, and we got em in stock! Gary Fong shows you how. [flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zxJuMw2AIQ&NR=1]

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