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Nikon released its first portrait lens for the Z mount with the announcement of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, but it was more of a “show off” lens to demonstrate the possibilities of the new system more than anything, especially considering its exorbitant $8K price-tag. The portrait lens everyone else had been waiting
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Photographer Drew Gardner recreates portraits of some of the most famous historic figures, but not with just anyone. He photographs their direct descendants and recreates the iconic portraits to the finest details. One of the latest recreations he made was done with Shannon LaNier, a news anchor, an author, and the sixth great-grandson of Thomas
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The NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR is a compact and lightweight consumer-grade telephoto lens, specifically designed for Nikon’s mirrorless DX cameras. It was announced together with the ultra-compact Z DX 16-50mm VR and Z50 mirrorless camera in October of 2019. While not as compact as the collapsible Z DX 16-50mm VR, it is still
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Today Fujifilm unveiled yet another addition to its line-up of excellent GF lenses with its GF 30mm f/3.5 R WR lens. With a total of 13 elements in ten groups, which includes two aspherical and two extra-low dispersion elements, this lens is designed to be sharp, with exceptional levels of contrast on cameras like the
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[embedded content] The newest camera module for the Raspberry Pi has caused quite the stir. It’s fairly respectable 12.3-megapixels, it offers access to interchangeable C Mount lenses (or just about anything with lens adapters) and you finally get full manual exposure control. Well, Becca Farsace over at The Verge decided she wanted to put one
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Fujifilm has released new firmware updates for the Fuji GFX 100, GFX 50S and GFX 50R cameras offering better image quality, autofocus performance (including better face and eye detection), new film simulations, better bracketing and more. The GFX100 also gains the ability to shoot 12-Bit ProRes RAW video externally to the Atomos Ninja V. The
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Ever since Fujifilm entered the medium format market, it has been working steadily on developing the system by making highly-capable and compelling cameras at very appealing price points. The Fujifilm GFX 50R is the company’s attempt to lure APS-C and full-frame customers into the GF system by providing a lightweight, compact, and yet very inexpensive
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If you have not yet heard the news, today Olympus made an announcement that it is going to sell its camera division to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) by the end of 2020. With its continuous losses in the past few years thanks to serious declines of camera sales (thanks to the rise of the smartphone),
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<?xml encoding=”UTF-8″?????> Last month, we announced our intent to make all three Photography Life video courses free on YouTube. Today, I’m happy to say that we have finished uploading every chapter! With a total of 56 videos, there’s a ton of good information here, covering photography basics, post-processing, and landscape photography. If you are wondering
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[embedded content] There’s been a big rush from manufacturers lately to let you use their cameras as webcams. Fujifilm recently announced their Fuji X Webcam software that essentially simulates a capture device from your camera’s live view – although, unlike Panasonic’s solution, it actually shows up as a capture device. Well, the big news is
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Canon is launching a satellite. It’s the CE-SAT 1B (Canon Electric Satellite 1B). It’s an experimental Earth observing microsatellite developed and built by Canon Electronics. The satellite is quite small, measuring only 50x50x70cm and it’s based on the Hodoyoshi-1 satellite, launched in 2014. Canon sent the original CE-SAT 1 into space in 2017, so the
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