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  Although Sigma was not keeping it a secret, the company has just formally announced the availability of the Sigma dp1 Quattro Digital Camera. What may be a surprise is that the dp1 has been released after the dp2 but that, too, makes sense if you recognize that the dp2 offers a standard focal... READ MORE
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Watch as Washington, DC-based photographer Tim Cooper as he explains the value of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography in practical, everyday applications. Cooper walks us through the process, step by step, for measuring the brightest and darkest areas of a photograph and then taking a series of bracketed photographs that can be... READ MORE

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In this installment of Real Exposures, David Brommer interviews freelance photographer David Wells, a master of narrative photography and an instructor at the International Center of Photography. Photo District News named Wells one of the top workshop instructors in the country, and in this interview, he discusses his approach to the... READ MORE

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Creator of the Veterans Portrait Project, former combat veteran and photographer Stacy Pearsall spends the day photographing several generations of military veterans. From a chance encounter at a VA hospital, her initial idea to schedule photo sessions instead of her own doctors’ appointments developed into a full-... READ MORE

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Last year Zeiss released the original Otus, the 55mm f/1.4 that set a new benchmark to which other SLR lenses would be compared for quite some time. The Otus quickly attained an almost mythic status and as this optic, with its owl-... READ MORE
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Making headlines at this year's photokina imaging fair, Fujifilm has just announced several new members of its esteemed X series of cameras and lenses, as well as a few new entrants to its increasingly popular instax series of instant film cameras. X100T Digital Camera... READ MORE
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Music festivals are increasing in popularity by the day—during the summer there is hardly a weekend without one. You’ve got your pass, and you’re headed to work your first festival. Not sure what to expect? Nicole Fara Silver has got your back. Nicole, who has photographed multiple music festivals, including South By Southwest and Governors Ball, displays photos and covers the ins and outs of... READ MORE

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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye lens and covers its unique design, broad perspective, and drops some hints about potential uses. The video begins with an introduction to what the lens is, and how it strays from a conventional lens, as well as conventional Lensbaby... READ MORE

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Now joining the ranks of other recent medium format digital backs, Mamiya Leaf has just announced its Credo 50 Digital Back, which features a newly developed 44 x 33mm 50MP CMOS sensor... READ MORE
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  • Sony updated its unique, smartphone-friendly lens-style cameras with the QX30 and QX1
  • Zeiss introduced two new fast primes for Sony's full-frame E-Mount: the Loxia 35 and 50mm f/2.0
  • Canon lowered the prices on 26 of its L-series prime and zoom lenses
  • Samsung and Sony announced a slew of new smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets at IFA 2014
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One of the latest trends to hit the big event scene is the photo booth. Odds are, if you've been to a wedding, birthday, graduation, or other big celebration in the recent past, you've seen a photo booth at one of these events. Their popularity is understandable―guests are always eager to line up for their turn to be goofy in front of the camera, picking out props and poses for a customized... READ MORE
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Australia's Jerry Ghionis has a reputation for being one of the world's top wedding photographers, and he has a system of five steps to create the perfect image: Lighting, Location, Pose, Technique, and Expression. On behalf of B&H, I recently... READ MORE
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The unique line of Sony QX Lens-Style Cameras has received a major boost, now incorporating the mirrorless format and E-mount lenses into their design. In addition, the company has added a third fixed-lens camera, which provides long zoom capability. Last year, we weren’t sure what to make of the QX series; we called them “Camera Modules,” as they were not quite cameras but much more than just... READ MORE
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Clearly, Zeiss recognizes the importance of the Sony a7 mirrorless cameras. The company has just announced a new “family” of manual focus lenses made specifically for these full-frame E-mount shooters. The Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* and the... READ MORE
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In the following video, Larry Becker presents the Nikon D810 DSLR and covers its improvements and refinements in comparison to its predecessors, the D800 and D800E. The video begins with some of the standout updates, including the complete removal of the optical low-pass filter, upgraded EXPEED 4... READ MORE

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