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21 Apr: 7 Ways Tech Can Nurture Your Creativity At Home

Matt Polski is taking advantage of all this time at home by mixing some catchy quarantine-inspired jingles.

Creativity comes naturally for Matt, who works in marketing at Best Buy. So far, his song catalog includes “Does anybody know what day it is?” and “What do you do when you’re quarantined?”

“There are people going through really nasty situations right now. They’re losing jobs, health, family members and friends,” he said. “Hopefully these songs can give people a brief escape from external stressors.”

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22 Mar: Picture this: Picking the right camera for the right adventure

Warmer weather is ahead, so let’s spring into action and bring outdoor adventures to life!

Whether you want to show off or simply save memories, different cameras serve different purposes. We talked to Best Buy photo expert Roger Aldana of Denver to get his take on the latest camera and video equipment that will help capture moments for amateurs and pros alike.

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What:  DJI Pocket Osmo 4K action camera

Who’s it for: People who want to venture into the video and video blogging lifestyle.

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02 Jun: A Top Sports Photographer’s Tips for Great Action Shots

The summer sports season is kicking into high gear, and many proud parents will pull out their camera gear in hopes of capturing their child’s big hit or game-winning goal. Unfortunately, many will just end up with a bunch of blurry images.

So we turned to veteran sports photographer Nick Didlick for some advice on shooting youth sports. The Vancouver, B.C.-based pro has covered 10 Olympics, five Super Bowls, seven Stanley Cup Finals and various other high-profile sporting events over the past 40 years.

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28 Apr: Tips for Taking the Graduation Pictures You Want

There are a few defining moments in a person’s life, and graduation is one of them.

It’s a time for ceremony, celebrating accomplishments and dreaming about the future. It’s also a perfect time to break out your camera to capture the special moments.

Photos provide lasting memories, so we asked Philip Wright — a Sony expert from Best Buy Store 450 in Portland, Oregon — to share tips on how to capture great graduation day shots. The big three moments you don’t want to miss?

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21 Oct: Best Buy Photo Pros Show Off Their Best Shots

More than 100 employees from Best Buy stores across the country recently traveled to Colorado for a crash course in photography.

During the weeklong training, a team of world-class photographers put the attendees through a series of classes and provided one-on-one advice and coaching. That knowledge was then put to the test in hands-on scenarios, including poor light, action shots and portraits.

They join a group of more than 500 other Best Buy employees who have completed the rigorous training over the past two years.

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29 Jun: Tips for Share-Worthy Fourth of July Fireworks Photos

Every year on the Fourth of July, Americans across the country “ooh” and “ahh” over colorful fireworks displays while taking pictures to share with friends and family.

And every year you snap photos, too, hoping it will be the year you finally capture that perfect image.

But hope diminishes when you review your album and find dozens of lousy photos… again.

We’ve all been there, but it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to capture those share-worthy shots to show off to friends and family whether you’re taking photos with your smartphone or DSLR camera.

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17 Dec: Learn to Use a DSLR in a Flash for Free

Whether you just bought your first DSLR or you’ve had one for a while and you’re still in the “How do I actually make the most of this thing?” stage, Best Buy can help. If you’re looking to get your camera skills in focus or trying to decide which camera to finally select, you’re in luck. Best Buy is offering free Digital Photography Workshops in select Best Buy Camera Experience Shops across the country. From novices to experts, customers can sign up for classes offered every Sunday in January from 10 a.m.

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07 Oct: Your Home Connected: Concept Becomes Reality at Best Buy

The concept of a “connected home” is becoming reality as 13 percent of broadband homes currently own at least one smart home device, and the industry’s set to double by 2018. That’s because these products are now more accessible and affordable, averaging $50 to $350.

With more people interested in this technology, Best Buy is creating new in-store Connected Home departments to help customers understand and compare their options, as well as improve home security, save energy costs and simplify the management of their homes.

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03 Oct: Now at 500 Best Buy Stores: The Biggest GoPro Experience Ever

GoPro now gives you three more reasons to record all your extreme (even the not-so-extreme) antics in HD — highlighted by the first GoPro cameras to shoot in 4K Ultra High Definition.

Beginning Oct. 5, Best Buy is the only place to see the entire new GoPro trio in the new 12-foot display that rolls out to 500 stores, tripling the impact of GoPro’s in-store experience.

And when you’re capturing memories, remember that Best Buy’s the one-stop shopping destination for cameras, accessories and more.