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The Start of Something Wonderful: 13 New Online Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Woodworking | Comments

Let's end October on a high note with incredible online learning! From quilting to cake decorating, you're sure to find the class to fit your creative aspirations.

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6 Tips for Real Estate Photography

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Photography |

Real estate agents have discovered that they either need to hire a professional or they need to learn how to take quality photos themselves to get noticed on the listings. Whether you are a photographer, real estate agent or homeowner, these tips will help you list and sell a home.

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Late Fall Photos: Finding Shots During Stick Season

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Never heard of stick season? It's the part of fall that comes after all the leaves have fallen, but snow hasn't arrived. Here are tips for finding photo ops during the bleak season.

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Interior Photography Tips: How to Stage a Home

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in Photography | Comments

As a photographer, knowing how to get stunning photos of houses is a valuable skill. You can add to your skill by knowing how to have a house staged before beginning any photography.

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The Craftsy Android App Is HERE…and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The wait is over! We’re so excited to announce that the Craftsy App for Android is live, and now, everything you love about Craftsy is available on the go! Enjoy unlimited access to high-quality classes with the world's best instructors, all from the your convenience of your Android device.

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Burning Budget: Why Are Camera Lenses So Expensive?

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Photography | Comments

At first glance for photographers just starting to acquire gear, the price differences between very similar lenses seem crazy. Why is one 50mm lens only $100, while another can be $1500 or more? Why is one zoom lens with a small range so much more expensive than one with a huge range? Learn why some lenses are better than others — and why that may affect how much you should expect to pay for them.

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