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A Real World Comparison of the Sony a9 and Nikon D5


Sony’s flagship a9 camera is the first full-frame mirrorless that can really compete with DSLRs when it comes to overall speed. This 30-minute comparison from Max Yuryev and pro sports photographer Paul Nelson pits Sony’s camera against the Nikon D5 under a variety of conditions. The duo were very impressed ...

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Best Buy to Let You Rent Camera Gear Before You Buy It


Best Buy already does price matching with Amazon, but it’ll soon be launching another weapon in its fight against the giant online retailer: a try-before-you-buy program for electronics. For photographers, this will mean you’ll have the opportunity to rent camera equipment before you buy it. Recode reports that the program ...

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How to Clone Yourself in Photoshop and Premiere Pro


Can’t get enough of yourself? Here’s a 10-minute video from Peter McKinnon in which he shows how to create clones of yourself in photos using Photoshop and in videos using Premiere Pro. While you’re probably not creating something as elaborate as Orphan Black or Fargo’s third season, learning how to ...

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SANDMARC iPhone Filters Help You Shoot Cinematic Photos


A new set of filters for iPhone cameras look like they might be the next best thing in the world of phone camera add-ons. Cinematic-style films and photos are just a clip-on attachment away with this offering from SANDMARC. SANDMARC claims these photos are the “world’s best neutral density and ...

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Sony Mirrorless Cameras Still Eat Stars


Sony recently released firmware v.4.0 for its a7S II and a7R II mirrorless cameras. The announcement that this firmware version “Improves image quality when Long Exposure NR setting is off” raised hopes for many photographers that Sony had at last addressed the issues caused by their automatic smoothing of all ...

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