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Pentax has joined the mirrorless camera system club with the announcement of the Pentax K-01. Unlike a majority of the current crop of mirrorless camera systems, which contain Four Thirds format sensors, the new Pentax K-01 is designed around a larger APS-C CMOS sensor (1.5x) that offers 16MP.

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Sigma has announced three new lenses: two for Micro Four Thirds format and Sony NEX mirrorless cameras and the third for full frame and APS-C format DSLRs.

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The new AF-S NIKKOR 85 mm f/1.8G from Nikon is a fast f/1.8, compact FX-format prime (fixed focal length) medium telephoto lens. It offers clear, natural image reproduction for stills and HD video. Engineered for use on Nikon’s FX-format D-SLR cameras, the lens features Nikon’s Internal Focus (IF) system, delivering fast and quiet AF.

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Buying Guide

If you ask most consumer-camera owners why they keep a filter on their lens, a majority will most likely reply, “For protection.” Although filters do, in fact, protect the surface of your lens against dust, moisture and the occasional thumb print, the primary function of lens filters is really to improve the image quality of the pictures you take—depending on the filter you’re using and how you use it—in a variety of obvious and not-so-obvious ways.

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Tips and Solutions

Even though the leaves are down and your frost-laden lawn makes crunchy sounds when you cross it in the morning, that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack your cameras away until March or April; if you do, you’re going to miss some fine picture-taking opportunities.

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Olympus has announced a new Micro Four Thirds wide-to-telephoto zoom lens. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ, which has the equivalent zoom range of a 24-100mm zoom on a full-frame 35mm camera, contains 10 elements in 9 groups.

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3 years ago
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Nikon as announced firmware upgrades that will correct certain glitches for its 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6, 30-100mm f/3.8-5.6, and 10-100mm  f/4.5-5.6 Nikkor 1-series zoom lenses. 

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3 years ago
Hands-on Review

With few exceptions, a camera with a ten-to-twelve power, wide angle to telephoto zoom lens should be more than enough optical coverage to satisfy anyone’s needs. As for the specifics, we’re talking about a zoom lens with an angle-of-view range of about 74° to 8°.

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3 years ago
Hands-on Review

The number of fast, wide-aperture prime optics we carry at B&H has grown over the past year, and in a world that has become increasingly populated by slower, variable aperture zooms, this is encouraging news.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

If you've ever flown over the Grand Canyon or Rocky mountains at 35,000 feet, you already know how humbling and enlightening this experience can be. Tall mountains appear small, almost flush to the plains leading up to them.  

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3 years ago
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Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. today raised the curtain on an all-new interchangeable-lens digital cinema camera that combines exceptional imaging performance with outstanding mobility and expandability to meet the demanding production needs of today's motion picture industry.

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3 years ago
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If you currently own a Leica S2 and have been hankering for a wide-angle lens with an angle of view of 84°, Leica has answered your prayers. The newly announced Leica 30mm f/2.8 Elmarit-S ASPH enables you to capture imagery with the depth and drama of a 24mm (35mm equivalent) lens, using your Leica S2.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Deciding what to include and what not to include in your camera bag when planning a trip is part art, part science and part ego. The ego part comes into play when you insist on taking a 500mm f/4 lens along with you, despite the fact you know it's far too heavy to drag around all day.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

With the exception of the filters used for black-and-white photography (see the article Black & White Landscape Photography) the numbers of filters used for capturing color landscapes are few, mostly due to the fact that, in digital imaging, many white balance and filter effects can be addressed in camera.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Photographing cityscapes is like shooting landscapes… only more so. I say this because cityscapes consist of hundreds of buildings that qualify as skyscrapers. New York City, which for the record has more buildings than any other city on the planet, has more than 5,500 high-rise buildings.

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