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Just about a year after the release of the J4, Nikon has announced an update to its 1 line with the J5. Improving on its predecessor, the J5 has a 20.8MP back side illuminated CX-format CMOS... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Back in the good old days, during the infancy of autofocus, you had two options when it came to autofocus: On or Off. Now, with advancements in technology, many cameras, even simple point-and-shoot cameras, have a dizzying array of high-tech autofocus modes to choose from. Honestly, they are intimidating even to experienced shooters. Before we dive in, be forewarned: almost every manufacturer has... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
How does an artistic 17-year-old, alone in New York City, make her way? She works—a lot; three to four part-time jobs, seven days a week! But after ten years of dead-end jobs and increasing debt, this now-27-year-old woman made a bold artistic and personal decision—to attend pre-med courses! What does this have to do with photography, you ask? Be patient. If Gucwa can stand in the snow for 45... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
Make no mistake: the Nikon COOLPIX P900 is a photo-taking telescope that you hold in your hand. The superzoom point-and-shoot camera has been around for years, albeit under the radar, as the point-and-shoot market has been waged in a war against two competing genres of cameras. On one end: the smartphone camera. On the other: the entry-level DSLR camera with its lower and lower price point. If... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
Not that long ago, virtual reality was a science-fiction term for a novel photographic concept. Now, it's a tool visual professionals use every day. Without a doubt, VR is becoming one of modern day's most impressive and informative digital resources. The Swiss company, Seitz Phototechnik, has made this technology fast, seamless, and shockingly simple with its Roundshot VR Drive Metric Panoramic... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
Camera Pouches Camera Holsters Shoulder Bags Sling Bags Waist Packs Backpacks Rolling Cases No matter what type, brand, or model your camera happens to be, you will inevitably need to find a way to store, protect, and carry it, along with all the other gear you may need.... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Photographer and educator Tim Grey was invited to the B&H SuperStore’s Event Space to talk to customers about the file management challenges related to using the Adobe Lightroom software. In this 97-minute discussion, Grey shows us how to overcome common difficulties that many of us have when moving images, folders, and external drives around with our precious photos, by outlining common... READ MORE

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Buying Guide
Whether you hate ’em or love ’em, there is no getting around ’em—literally. I have been bonked on the head by a selfie stick on the busy streets of New York, while skiing, and even in the confines of a major arena during a basketball game. I will soon prepare a how-to and how-not-to article on the... READ MORE
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News
Fifty megapixels is a lot of information, and it’s about to be available to 35mm-format digital photographers. The Canon 5DS and 5DS R represent such a significant jump in resolution for the format that even photographers who balked at high megapixel counts as insignificant to their images could be rethinking that position.... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Before there was autofocus, there was focus. The camera is a light-tight box that is used to expose a photosensitive surface (film or digital sensor) to light. In order to focus the light onto the surface, most cameras (and your own eyes) use a lens to direct the light. Why did I say, “Most?” Well, there are many types of cameras around that do not rely on lenses to focus light. The “pinhole... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
When an industry leader like Sekonic, with more than 85 meters under its belt and a winning streak reaching back to 1951 presents a new “color meter” at Photokina just after the company’s 64th birthday, the photographic world takes notice. This, of course, is the company that put the tiny, ubiquitous L-308 in... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
There are innumerable ways to produce aesthetically unique images, whether you’re using a filter on your smartphone, shooting on expired film, or using a specialty lens from Lensbaby on your DSLR camera. Lensbaby is a company known for optics that provide soft focus, selective focus, or other effects that most other lenses try to specifically avoid, hence the uniqueness of their optic systems.... READ MORE
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Features
Point-and-shoot digital cameras have changed the reason many people scuba dive. In the early days, ocean explorers like Jacques-Yves Cousteau used scuba and cameras to explore the deep for scientific research purposes. Now, sport and hobbyist divers want to capture images and video to share their underwater experiences. Simple digital cameras in basic housings allow all divers to capture... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following video, Allan Weitz welcomes Fujifilm’s XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR Lens to itsmirrorless lineup. The video covers the versatility of the 24-82.5mm equivalent focal length and constant f/2.8 aperture, as well as the benefits of aspherical and ED lens elements. The lens also features both High Transmittance Electron Beam and Nano-GI lens coatings for maximum control of ghosting and... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
Wireless triggering is one of the easiest ways to streamline studio and on-location lighting. Photographers who finally ditch the sync cables in favor of a remote system usually can’t remember how they got by before they did. There are dozens of products out there that will do the trick,... READ MORE
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