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President Biden’s Official Portrait Was Shot with a Sony a9 II

The White House has released the official portraits of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. They were shot by Chief Official White House Photographer Adam Schultz using a Sony a9 II full-frame mirrorless camera. The metadata in the released photos reveals that Schultz’s lens of choice was Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 G Master. […]

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A Long-Term Review of the iPhone 12 Camera

I use my phone like most people. I scroll through my social media feeds, order from overpriced delivery apps, and even make the occasional phone call. But in 2021, there’s one feature alone that decides how much I’ll spend on a phone: the camera. I take photos. At times, I do it professionally, but most […]

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Jaw-Dropping Video of the Moon Was Shot with Modular Leica DSLR lens

[embedded content] A video showcasing the incredible optical quality of the Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm f/2.8 lens recently surfaced, and the quality that this lens exhibits (which today retails used for $15,000 used) in 4K video is mind-blowing… especially considering the footage was shot from Earth. Recently shared by Leica Rumors, the video was shot in […]

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How I Saved $15,000 When Buying Pro Camera Gear

It’s no secret that most photographers want the pro stuff. Indeed, perhaps your favorite YouTuber has a Canon R5 or the latest expensive L lens. Pro gear beats amateur gear in most areas, even if it’s 10 years older. I know people who shot global campaigns in 2018 on a pro camera from 2009. Pro […]

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Book Module Basics in Lightroom 4

In the first tutorial of a three-part series, Julieanne provides a complete overview of the bookmaking process using the new Lightroom 4 Book module. Try or buy Lightroom 4: http://bit.ly/GetLightroom Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom https://plus.google.com/+Lightroom

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Sightron has announced five new Player One astrophotography cameras

Sightron Japan has announced five new Player One Astronomy astrophotography cameras, expected to be released next week, named after the planets in accordance with the size of each of their sensors. The Sony-made sensors inside each camera are either 1/2.8″ for the Mars variants and 1/1.8″ for the Neptune models and each is designed for […]

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Hiking and Camping Tips from a Landscape Photographer

Even ignoring photography – which is a fun way to begin an article on a photography blog! – I’ve always loved hiking, camping, and being in the great outdoors. Some of my favorite memories are from times when I left my camera in my backpack or at home and just went exploring. Although I certainly […]

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How to Make a DIY Portable V-Flat

Having a portable V-Flat in your photography kit can provide a unique tool when creating images for your clients. A V-Flat can be used as a background or a tool to bounce or absorb light on your subject. Have you ever thought about making your own portable V-Flat to add to your photography kit? You […]

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Lightroom 4: Print the Perfect Image

Learn how to use the Print module to bring your images into the spotlight and share with clients, friends or family. Also, see the new tools for making custom contact sheets and print packages. Try or buy Lightroom 4: http://bit.ly/GetLightroom Follow Lightroom: http://facebook.com/Lightroom Tweets by Lightroom https://plus.google.com/+Lightroom

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Rumour: Samsung teaming up with Olympus for future smartphone cameras

Well, if this ain’t just the weirdest thing I’ve heard this year. Apparently, Samsung is teaming up with Olympus (?!?) to collaborate on the smartphone modules for future Samsung smartphone, possibly including the Fold 3. At least, according to “tipster” heyitsyogesh on Twitter and “confirmed” by Ice Universe on Weibo. The general idea doesn’t seem […]

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How the Calibration Tool in Adobe Lightroom Actually Works

[embedded content] One of the most misunderstood tools in Adobe Lightroom is the Calibration tool. This is kind of a shame, because it’s also one of the most powerful tools available to us as photographers, both from a correction perspective and a creative perspective. The Calibration tool is incredibly powerful but I find that so […]

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Lighting Equipment Manufacturer Cactus Has Ceased Operations

Cactus, a brand once used by a wide range of photographers thanks to its low cost yet high-quality products, has ceased operations and closed its photographic equipment business. Strangely, it doesn’t seem as though it notified all of its retail partners. While the company’s status was originally rumored in a story on DIY Photography in […]

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