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Q and A with Daniel Navarro

Daniel has an Instagram feed that will make you pause and look twice, from carefully selected shots to outstanding layout structures, we take a look at how this talented photographer does it.

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 2 MIN

Blown away by the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Blanche B Photography shares with us her first experience using the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Series Lens. She describes it as an above-average lens in terms of corner-to-corner sharpness, contrast, bokeh and light falloff. Because of its compact and lightweight design, this lens is perfect for travellers

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Cover your DJI before you fly with PGYTECH

When it comes down to all things risky you never go out unprotected, why do so with your DJI drone? Cover your drone with a protective yet funky and beautiful scotchcal skin to protect it from water and cosmetic damage.

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How to edit photos & get more followers on Instagram

Editing your photographs is a great way to enhance your photographs and add a touch of your personal style. And learning how to use Photoshop and up your Instagram game is easy. The possibilities are endless. The only barrier is your imagination. Ibby takes us through his editing process.

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 3 MIN

Some things are better together – Valentine’s Day 2018

Like a cold beer and a braai, your morning coffee with Ouma rusks, or a lazy weekend and Netflix… some things are simply better together. In celebration of Valentine's Day 2018, we’ve assembled a few photographic products and accessories that complement one another perfectly.

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 9 MIN

Meet our drone guy

Gunther Swart goes nowhere without his precious DJI Mavic Pro Drone by his side. For this, we're grateful because we always get some beautiful and fun videos of his family's adventures.

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Explore the light painting technique with Sivu Matsiliza

Sivu first got his hands on a camera when he was put on “photo duty” at his cousin’s 21st birthday and quickly found that he enjoyed capturing special moments. This talented young South African photographer takes us on a photographic journey into illuminating your work using the painting with light technique.

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 2 MIN