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Introducing the longest lens yet in Rokinon's array of full-frame manual focus prime lenses, this CES season sees the announcement of the 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC lens. With the exception of a few T-mount and mirror lenses, this 135mm telephoto is the first lens to exceed the 100mm mark in the... READ MORE
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This week in the news: Rested, relaxed, ready! Were you missing The Gear Review? Was your Friday feeling empty and incomplete? Well, you can stop worrying, The Gear Review just had a long, restful holiday! Want to know how the electronics/photo market works? Well, there is a lot of new product that comes out in the months leading up to the holiday but, while The Gear Review is out at the pool in... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
If you’re looking for creative ways to set your photography apart from the rest, Suzette Allen is here to show you how easy it can be. Hybrid, the combining of stills, video, and audio, is turning heads everywhere and people are taking notice. Allen shares the simple techniques that you can implement now and show you how easily you can use hybrid e-templates to get you noticed, too. And if you... READ MORE

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In what one journalist characterized as “the big tease,” the Pentax division of Ricoh is showing an impressive array of prototype “concept cameras and lenses” at the 2015 CES Show in Las Vegas, but you can only peer at them longingly through the thick Plexiglas enclosures. No tech specs were provided, but it was pretty clear that the two impressively long lenses were long-range telephoto K-mount... READ MORE
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The new Theta m15 Spherical Digital Camera from Ricoh looks almost exactly like the original ultra-compact dual-lens model, but it can now shoot Full HD 1080p video at 15 fps. Ricoh’s latest iteration of its ingenious 360-degree camera that automatically stitches... READ MORE
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With a longer, more powerful zoom (50x) than its predecessors, this long-range, all-in-one point-and-shoot gains versatility—and Canon claims its outstanding optical performance has been maintained. The... READ MORE
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Nikon’s cool new D5500 is one of the highlights of the big CES show in Las Vegas, and it’s even more compact and somewhat lighter than its predecessor, the very successful and much admired D5300. It... READ MORE
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The popular Davis & Sanford ultra-compact tripod, with legs that swivel back 180 degrees for more compact storage, has had a few iterations in aluminum but it’s now available in carbon fiber, making it even lighter, stronger, and easier to handle. Designed to accommodate DSLR, mirrorless, and point-and-shoot cameras, this four-section tripod folds to 18.5" for optimal storage and transport,... READ MORE
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Functional, fast, and flexible are all accurate descriptors for Nikon's trio of announcements, which comprise the D5500 DSLR, AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR lens, and AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II lens. The D5500 succeeds 2013's D5300, and brings with it a new 3.2" vari-angle touchscreen, increased sensitivity to... READ MORE
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Fujifilm has kicked off 2015 with the release of a very impressive zoom lens for the X-mount series of mirrorless cameras. With its fast, constant maximum aperture and weather-sealed barrel, the XF 16-55mm f/... READ MORE
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The start of CES saw Panasonic updating its Lumix DMC point-and-shoot lineup with five new cameras, including three long-zoom cameras and two tough cameras. The longest reaching camera in this list is the... READ MORE
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Updating a variety of its PowerShot digital cameras, Canon has introduced five new SX and ELPH-series compact cameras that share a focus on connectivity, image quality, and zoom reach. Complementing these new models is the introduction of the unique Connect Station CS100; a tap-to-transfer storage device that permits wireless backup and storage of photos and movies. Finally, Canon is also... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, introduces the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm PRO Lens, a weather-sealed 80-300mm equivalent zoom for Micro Four Thirds cameras. This video covers the lens’s superb optical design with multiple aspherical and ED elements, as... READ MORE

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Features
Does life look better through a Lo-Fi or Valencia filter? Instagram, the popular photo-sharing mobile app, certainly seems to think so. And they're not alone. This month, the Facebook-owned company reported that they surpassed 300 million active monthly users. That's a lot of selfies! Among the throngs of active Instagrammers you'll find B... READ MORE
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Before you know it, the winter freeze will thaw; snow birds will return from their warm retreat; bees will bumble and flowers will flourish. Campers, fishermen, trail runners, hikers, and the like will emerge from hibernation to resume their outdoorsy activities. Elsewhere, the winter is just setting in, which means that skiers, mountaineers, ice fishermen, and hunters are gearing up for their... READ MORE
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