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Hands-on Review
When I moved from Minnesota to Los Angeles in 2004, I brought along three Kodak disposable cameras. They were the first cameras that I had ever owned, and I didn’t end up using them on my trip. Not even when I drove through Utah, which might be one of the most photogenic landscapes on Earth. At that point in my life, making photographs wasn’t really a concern. As I settled into life in LA, I ... READ MORE
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This week in the news:
  • Adobe gave the world a peek at a new, full-featured version of Photoshop CC that was designed for touch input with a tablet computer.
  • The FAA hinted that it's considering a faster permit-approval process for filmmakers who shoot aerial video with drones.
  • RØDE announced a newly redesigned version of its popular Blimp windshield, which features a...
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The Leica T Mirrorless Digital Camera has recently been announced, and will be shipping soon. In the meantime, Leica has also just announced a necessary firmware update for this camera... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless digital camera and covers its breadth of features, functionality, and image quality. The video begins with an introduction to the firmware updates that have been made available since this camera's... READ MORE

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This week in the news:
  • Sony announced the new RX 100 III, a powerful point-and-shoot that features a wider, faster lens, an impressive, retractable high-res EVF, and a flip-around LCD.
  • Parrot unleashed its new smartphone-controlled Bebop Drone, which is capable of shooting and sharing stabilized aerial video, and epic selfies from 650 feet.
  • Nikon extended its lineup of...
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Hands-on Review
Samyang is forever on the move, quickly responding to our unfulfilled focal-length and format needs by producing quality manual-focus lenses at affordable prices. They sometimes even fill needs we didn’t realize we had. The company's most recent releases include an 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye for mirrorless APS-C cameras, a 10mm f/2.8 lens for DSLR and mirrorless APS-C cameras, a 35mm f/1.4 with an AE Chip... READ MORE
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In spite of the decrease in the number of point-and-shoot cameras currently being released, Sony has carved out its own niche: the RX100-series, that pairs a well-liked compact form factor with advanced imaging capabilities and control akin to interchangeable-lens cameras. The newest member of this series is the... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Lightroom presents a powerful set of tools for storing, classifying, and selecting your photos: so many tools, in fact, that most users can’t figure out which ones to use and how to use them efficiently.  Join Digital Asset Management guru Peter Krogh for an enlightening presentation on photo organization with Lightroom 5. He explains his method to Store, Tag, Create, and how this method brings... READ MORE

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Hands-on Review
It's been a while since darkrooms have played an integral part in the art and craft of taking pictures, professional or otherwise. Enlargers, sinks, chemicals, safelights, print tongs, and makeshift doo-dads for burning and dodging have long been replaced by app-enhanced smartphones, tablets, Wi-Fi enabled you-name-its, and desktop printers... wireless, of course. While all this technology is... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Noted architectural and interiors photographer Thomas H. Kieren shows and discusses a variety of his completed project images. This video includes a discussion of the artistic and operational factors that drive the success of Kieren's commissioned photography projects. Interior and exterior images from his assignments to photograph commercial, healthcare, residential, educational, financial... READ MORE

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In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby media, discusses the Canon EOS Rebel T5 DSLR Camera. He talks about its 18MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor, as well as its Full HD video capability, autofocus system, and ISO sensitivities. He also showcases its Q Button feature, Creative Auto and manual modes, and ergonomic build. As a DSLR camera aimed at entry-level users, Becker... READ MORE

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Following the release of the V3 just two months ago, the new J4 and S2 mirrorless cameras are here to update the oldest models in the Nikon 1 lineup. Not content with just updating these cameras, Nikon has announced the WP-N3 underwater housing, helping you take these new cameras to new depths. Also, there is now the SB-N10 Underwater Speedlight to light up those once-dim underwater scenes. These... READ MORE
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For those who enjoy shooting sports, wildlife, or other telephoto-centric subjects, Nikon has just made it a banner day for you by introducing a new 400mm f/2.8 telephoto F-mount lens compatible with all FX full-frame and DX-format DSLRs, and an updated 1.4x teleconverter. The AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/... READ MORE
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Canon has announced two impressive new wide-angle zoom lenses: an EF-S mount lens to satisfy APS-C camera users and a full-frame EF mount L-series lens. The... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
Professional glamour and wedding photographer Robert Harrington discusses some of the ways you can bring an element of glamour to your wedding and model photography. He suggests having your clients clip photos from their favorite magazines, study them, practice posing—it is always best to plan ahead. When the wedding day arrives, engage your subjects. Make them feel comfortable and unstressed.... READ MORE

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