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The Camera Guy - Summer Photo Tips

Last Reply by Toshiba Team 1371492533.873 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk

I know one of the most difficult things to photograph are kids. They get bored easily, don’t sit still, and they have a tendency to flash the same smile that you have seen in every school photo. I put together a few tips on this video for you to try this summer that will hopefully help you take better photos of your kids. Watch the video and let me know what you think with your comments. Also follow me on facebook www.facebook.com/qvcavejames     Continue Reading

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The Camera Guy - "Bridging the Gap" - Bridge vs. DSLR Cameras

Last Reply by Bird mama 1369764489.957 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Let’s just get down to it. One of the questions I am asked the most is  “what is the difference between a “bridge” and a “professional “camera?” I know it can be very confusing when you are trying to get the most out of your camera investment.  Especially nowadays when there are so many different choices. It was just a few years back that the choices were instant cameras, point and shoots and professional cameras. Now the lines seem blurred from all of the additional camera versions on the market. Some of them seem so similar it can be confu... Continue Reading

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The Camera Guy – What Type of Camera Should I Buy?

Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities 1369143290.283

Whenever someone asks me “what kind of camera should I buy?” I respond immediately with “well, what are you going to use it for?” I know it may seem like a simple question but it is the one thing a future camera owner doesn’t consider. “What am I going to use it for?” they look at me funny and say, “To take pictures Dave . . .” Ok, but what kind of pictures and what are you going to do with them once you have the pictures? Is what most people do no think about when they want a new camera. I think it is very important to take into considera... Continue Reading

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Photography Made Easy - The Power Packed Olympus SZ-31 Digital Camera Will Do All the Work for You!

Last Reply by ladyorangeflower 1362592583.61 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I recently had an engagement photo session scheduled on location in and around our West Chester, PA area. Of course I was bringing my big, heavy DSLR to photograph the couple, along with all the accessories that a pro brings. As I was leaving the house I saw the Olympus SZ-31 point-and-shoot digital camera sitting on the counter. I decided to grab it and stick it in my camera bag, thinking I might pull it out and snap a pic or two.   During the photo shoot at a local farm, I gave the couple a break from posing and tried out the Olympus. I immediately fell in l... Continue Reading

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Photography Made Easy; The Canon SX500 is easy to use and it can help you -"Shoot Like a Pro!"

Last Reply by smkingun 1355876418.067 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I was booked recently for a photoshoot involving one of my favorite subjects, babies! I find photographing babies is one of the most difficult and challenging photo sessions. The one and only tip I can give you is "be patient." You have to wait for them to be in the right mood . . .you know, not crying or eating. Oh, one more rule actually, be sure and waterproof the area you lay them in, they will go to the bathroom. So, protect the carpeting or your sofa etc. Now about this beautiful baby Victoria. This is your first time meeting her, but you know her mom very well. She is our own Patio and... Continue Reading

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Shoot Like a Pro; Photograpy Made Easy - Your Holiday Season Would Not be Complete Without It

Last Reply by Proudgma 1354518913.927 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

The Canon T3i is a Canon classic that is an absolute fan favorite among our customer. The T3i is a camera that I have mentioned in many of my previous blogs and clearly you can tell that I have a lot of fun shooting with it. I want to take a moment and reiterate my fave features. First, it's as easy — if not easier — than a point-and-shoot camera. Canon put this awesome control knob on top so you can easily access picture settings like portrait mode, low light, and sports. Most other cameras — even point and shoots — don't have this feature. You usually need a map and t... Continue Reading

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Back by popular demand! The Olympus SZ-14 is returning to QVC! Check out an overview of this fabulous camera that allows you to "Shoot Like a Pro" - By Dave James

Last Reply by cheekytikiki 1358566445.57 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I just had a great opportunity to revisit one of our best offerings of a point and shoot camera. Back in September we launched a TSV from Olympus that blew our customers away and flew out the door! Now, it is back my popular demand and it is only going to be offered here at QVC! The Olympus SZ-14 has a huge amount of great features packed in to a small pocket size. Honestly, I think calling this camera “pocket sized” is misleading. Maybe “rocket sized” is more appropriate. This of course would refer to its powerful zoom, fast shutter speed and HD video. The first thin... Continue Reading

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“Shoot Like a Pro” – How to take better Fall Photographs, Tips from Dave James

Last Reply by 4bonnie 1355178108.13 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Well it is finally that time of year when the leaves are starting to turn golden colors. That means it is a vivid landscape for some great photography. I thought I would blog about my top five tips of taking better pictures during this time of year. Top Five for taking better “Fall Fotographs” . . . . #5- Be Flexible- Here in Pennsylvania the leaves can take a long time to turn vivid colors and a very short time to be blown to the ground. I swear it always seems that just when all the trees are bursting with color, a darn storm comes along and blows them all down. I’m ... Continue Reading

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Shoot like a Pro-Photography Made Easy - Featuring the latest from the Canon Rebel Series

Last Reply by almenvm 1349443070.96 | Started by The Camera Guy in Electronics Talk, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I love it when things come full circle. Yesterday afternoon I was working with our video team. We were shooting video to showcase the Canon T4i. Whenever we intro a new product or feature it as a TSV. We try and add some online videos to help round out some of the on air presentations. I always love to step up and add some extra instruction or hidden goodies about cameras. The team set up in downtown West Chester, PA right at the Municipal building. In fact I was excited because the video team was actually using the Canon T4i to record the video. I thought ”Wow!” this will really ... Continue Reading

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