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This video, from photographer Phil Steele, outlines a few tips that will help you get crisp shots on your DSLR camera. The five tips he goes through are: leaving automatic mode, focus and recompose (and when not to), look for edge contrasts, when to use manual pre-focus, and use live view for perfect manual focus. If you’re like me, then making the switch from a point and shoot to a DSLR was an exciting AND intimidating one.  You know that …

Peru Whatever takes your fancy, be it landscapes, wildlife, or people, Peru is a real haven for photographers. With ancient tribes scattered throughout the country; the weathered faces, silky black hair, and traditional colorfully clad dress make for mesmerizing portraiture. Touting the iconic Machu Picchu adorned with emerald green terraces, Peru is full of amazing sights in all shapes and sizes. Next week we’re off to China : ) If you have travel photos of your own bring them to us, …

Join me as I tour with you the places we all hope to visit and photograph. Photographers are constantly looking for new and exciting places to take their camera, and with so many wondrous locations around the world it can be hard to know where you should head on over to next! The best places are usually those that stand out for their incessant blend of colors, diversity, and natural beauty. Today, we show off the… British Isles From the …

Stories are so much better when told through images. Moments in history are often remembered by the powerful photos that go with them. In honor of that notion, I’m sharing with you all some of my favorite places to browse through captured moments. Reuter’s has an Editor’s choice section.  The best photos from the past 24 hours are always up, and almost always stunning. National Geographic always shares a photo of the day as well. Today’s is so mysterious and …

They’ve revolutionized photo-sharing.  Let’s give a big applause to Instagram.  Being able to instantly edit photos with great-looking filter stamps can make even the old school photographer want some snapping action on this. Here at Fracture, we couldn’t resist but challenge our printer to do it’s best on some Instagram photos.  So you can imagine how pumped we were when we saw the result.  Instagram photos look hella good Fractured!  So good, that I just used the word “hella.” So …

This week was a big one for the digital camera industry.  I’m not talking about DSLRs or smart phone cameras, but those point and shoots that we used to all carry around but are rarely used or talked about these days.  Seems like companies are realizing that it’s not enough for cameras to just take photos anymore, they need to join the party and get connected. Polaroid announced that they have created a “smart camera” that allows you to instantly …