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Ricoh Pentax: The Beginning of the End or the Start of a Bright Future?

Ricoh seemingly made the significant announcement that it would cease the mass production of digital cameras (which includes the Pentax brand), shifting instead to a direct-to-market model. For now, it only affects its business in Japan, although the ramifications could affect its business more widely. What does this mean for Ricoh (and Pentax) and their […]

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Tokina Launches a 500mm f/8 Mirror Lens for Six Camera Mounts

Kenko Tokina has announced that the 500mm f/8 mirror lens that it teased last year is finally available and will be available for Canon EF, Sony E, Nikon F, Nikon Z, Fujifilm X, T-mount, and Micro Four Thirds. A Catadioptric Optical Design The Tokina SZ Super Tele 500mm f/8 Reflex is a manual focus super-telephoto […]

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This Groundbreaking Drone ‘Operates Seamlessly’ in Air, Land, and Sea

Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI, commercial drone manufacturer PRODRONE, and underwater robotics firm QYSEA Technology have come together to create what they claim is the first “revolutionary” sea-to-air drone. The drone features a combination of a heavy-duty aerial drone and an industrial-class underwater remote-operated vehicle (ROV) and is the result of six years of development. KDDI […]

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Convert A Camera To Infrared

With a modest investment in equipment and learning, you can capture the world in a totally new light. Become an Outdoor Photographer Member to access this Photography Gear Article, plus techniques, inspiration and equipment reviews from the pros! By entering your email, you agree to our privacy policy and to receive emails from Outdoor Photographer.

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How Many Megapixels Do You Actually Need?

Camera resolution in the early 2000s was a space race to the biggest and best. Nikon ushered in the beginning of the end — with the release of the 36-megapixel era-defining D800 — to what became the resolution doldrums. Nikon’s Z9 is barely increased at 46 megapixels, yet Leica’s release of the 60-megapixel M11 and […]

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Profoto Launches Magnetic Octa Softbox for A and C-Series Strobes

Profoto has announced the new Clic Softbox Octa, a collapsible and magnetic octagonal softbox that is compatible with the company’s A and C-series strobes as well as with any other Clic light-shaping tools. Designed for a Photographer On-The-Go Profoto says that the Clic Softbox Octa was created specifically for photographers on the go, “because that […]

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Rockstar 10mm f/8 and 27mm f/2.8 APS-C Lenses are Less Than $80

Chinese manufacturer Rockstar has released a set of incredibly affordable prime lenses that are both under $80. The manual focus 10mm f/8 Fisheye and 27mm f/2.8 pancake lenses are available for Sony, Nikon, Fujifilm, and Canon APS-C cameras as well as Micro Four Thirds. Rockstar 27mm f/2.8 Initially spotted by Photo Rumors, the first lens […]

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Can You Shoot Underwater Photos with an iPhone?

It doesn’t seem that long ago that we tried to revive wet smartphones by sticking them in a bag of rice and hoping for the best. Now, most modern smartphones are “water-resistant.” If water gets into them, they won’t be destroyed, like in years past. Still, we’re not supposed to dunk them in the water. […]

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Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 Lens Review: Tiny, Mighty, And Cheap

There has been a lot of chatter and excitement surrounding the Nikon Z 28mm f/2.8 lens when it was announced as a special pairing (along with a special version) with the Z fc camera. As one of the smallest and lightest lenses released for the Z mirrorless system that comes paired with one of the […]

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The Best 35mm Film Cameras to Buy in 2022

Film has experienced a bit of a resurgence in the past decade and we’ve seen a proliferation of never-before-made film stocks and even brought some back from the dead. But if you want to get started in film photography now, you’ll need a camera. So where should you start? As a life-long, avid shooter of […]

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Nikon Z9 Review: It Makes Other Cameras Feel Like Antiques

The Z9 takes an massive leap forward in technology and levels the playing field between Canon and Sony both in its construction and capabilities. While Nikon may have been late delivering a professional mirrorless system, the 120 frames per second (FPS) burst, 8K video, impressive battery life, and “always-on” EVF more than make the wait […]

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The Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Laptop Features Two Upgraded Displays

Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced the Zephyrus Duo 15, a dual-screen color-accurate laptop with top-tier, high-performance hardware. As was the case with the Zephyrus G14 and M16 laptops also announced today, the Duo 15 uses what Asus calls its Nebula Display specification. High Resolution Dual Screens The Duo 16 features what Asus calls […]

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Canon Introduces Kokomo, a Social VR Platform That Uses its Cameras

Canon has announced that it is developing a virtual reality (VR) software platform that it is calling Kokomo. It is designed with the intention of changing human communication by combining VR with “immersive” Canon camera-powered video calls. Kokomo is described by Canon as an “innovative” software solution that will provide users with a way to […]

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