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3 Reasons to Take Up a Photography Hobby February 6, 2018

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3 Reasons to Take Up a Photography Hobby, Portland West, Oregon

Taking pictures has probably been a part of your life to some degree since you were a child. Now, with the combination of cameras and smartphones, you probably snap photos pretty regularly. However, taking more than the occasional social media picture can be a rewarding hobby. Below are just a few reasons to seek out a new or pre-owned digital camera and make photography your new hobby.

3 Reasons Photography Is a Great Hobby

1. Allows You to Immortalize Events & Memories

When you find yourself in the midst of making a memory you’ll want to hold on to forever, having a digital camera available to capture the moment will allow you to remember it more vividly later on. Best of all, you won’t have to worry about it being fuzzy because your phone couldn’t capture the light or handle the data.

2. Has Minimal Requirements for Starting

digital camera Portland ORThe only thing anyone really needs to start taking photos is a digital camera. Yes, there are some basic tricks you’ll want to learn, but this knowledge can easily be obtained by taking a beginner photography class or shadowing an industry veteran. Before long, you’ll be coming up with all kinds of creative ways to capture or create an image.

3. Includes Many Gadgets

Yes, all you need is a basic camera to get started in photography, but once you get a handle on the fundamentals, you’ll quickly discover how fun—and addictive—the technology is. New models and accessories are coming out all the time. If you’re like most enthusiasts in this field, you’ll quickly have a growing collection of film and digital cameras.


If you’ve been wanting to get more into photography, visit The Shutterbug in Portland, OR. They carry a variety of digital camera brands, including Nikon®, Canon®, and Olympus®. They also provide an online printing service for digital and 35-millimeter film. To learn more about this camera store, call them today at (503) 227-3456. You can also view some of their products by visiting their website.

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