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It’s holiday gifting season, and we all know that no one is harder to shop for than a photography enthusiast. But never fear — the KEH retail store team has made their list of present-worthy cameras and, after checking it twice, we’re sharing it with you. Keep reading for top gear recommendations this holiday season.
December 03, 2023
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The holiday season is upon us, and it’s the perfect time to start creating your wish list. Whether you’re treating yourself or shopping for a photography enthusiast, don’t miss the opportunity to win a $500 KEH gift card to use towards your desired items.  To enter, simply browse our selection and add the items you
October 31, 2023
11 min read
In the 2nd half of the 20th century Nikon became one of the best-known and most trusted makers of reliable pro and semi-pro cameras and lenses. Nikon’s extensive system proved popular as among photojournalists. Photographers working for big-name outlets and publications like the Associated Press and National Geographic found Nikons to be dependable go-to solutions
August 24, 2023
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It's that time of the year again – World Photography Day is back! To celebrate, we're giving you an inside look into some of the KEH team's most passionate photographers and their beloved cameras.
August 18, 2023
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Photographing wild animals can be fun and results in absolutely stunning photos — but it also requires a lot of hard work. After all, you’ll be working with fast-moving subjects that you can’t pose yourself, and there are no “do-overs” in the wild. In wildlife photography, you’ll need patience, precision — and the right equipment. 
August 10, 2023
14 min read
While medium format cameras became popular with film photography, they’ve continued to hold their own in a digital age with the release of digital medium format cameras that create gorgeous and incredibly sharp images. Camera makers like Hasselblad and Fujifilm have changed the game when it comes to offering medium format cameras that are smaller
June 20, 2023
6 min read
Film or analog photography is a wonderful hobby, but researching which camera to start with can be intimidating. After all, there’s more than a century’s worth of film history to consider and figuring out which model is right for you might seem impossible. Luckily, we’re here for you. Not only have we helped folks fall
May 24, 2023
19 min read
Wedding photographers have an important role in one of the biggest days of a person’s life. There’s a lot of pressure and responsibility that comes with photographing a couple’s wedding day, and for good reason! The photographer is tasked with telling the story of a wedding through impeccable and timeless images that couples will look at for decades to come. This job requires skill, patience, and a camera the photographer can depend on during rapidly-changing moments.
March 24, 2023
8 min read
For even the most seasoned professional photographers, choosing the perfect camera that ticks all the boxes can be intimidating and requires quite a bit of research. While some have made the switch to mirrorless, many are still sticking with tried-and-true DSLR camera systems. These often have an edge over mirrorless when it comes to offering
February 23, 2023
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See the best astrophotography equipment for beginners in this KEH guide. Find the camera gear to create the right setup without a telescope.
February 17, 2023
11 min read
Mirrorless cameras have taken the photography industry by storm, with both novice and professional photographers making the switch to mirrorless systems. Mirrorless cameras are generally smaller and lighter, making them a desirable solution for photographers wanting a more portable camera that still has an interchangeable lens system. As reputable camera brands are offering mirrorless cameras
February 08, 2023
10 min read
It used to be difficult to find a good point-and-shoot camera for street photography. Now, there are tons of good digital options on the used market, even if you go back a few years. There are cameras with a wide range of price points, versatility, and form factors available—often for fractions of what they used
January 15, 2023