Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

Fujifilm X Raw Studio to Offload RAW Conversion from CPU to Camera

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Alongside its new X-E3 mirrorless camera and XF 80mm f/2.8 Macro lens, Fujifilm has also announced the development of a new RAW conversion program called “Fujifilm X Raw Studio.” This software is different from others in that it’s designed to offload work from your computer’s CPU by using your camera’s ...

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Fine Art Prices Are Falling, but Photo Prices Are Rising

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If you’ve been thinking about starting a fine art photography collection, now may not be a bad time to start that investment. While most types of fine art are seeing prices plunge, photography is actually growing in clout among art collectors and investors. The Guardian reports that fine art has ...

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Using Focus Stacking on Landscapes for Extreme Depth of Field

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Focus stacking is a technique typically used in macro shots to achieve a large depth of field. It’s a relatively simple concept: take many images focused at slightly different distances and combine the sharp portions to a single image in post. This 6-minute video from landscape photographer Mark Denney will ...

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This Guy Built an Instant Camera That Prints Animated GIFs

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Instagif is a new camera that’s what you would get if you crossed a Polaroid instant camera with those moving pictures from the Harry Potter universe. The brainchild of Abhishek Singh, the camera captures a GIF and instantly “prints” it out on a little cartridge. “I built a camera that ...

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When f/1.0 Just Isn’t Fast Enough…

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The progression that is the discovery and appreciation of photography is a journey unique to the voyager. Whether the path is walked through a textbook, an online forum, or alone, there is no two that are alike. Being self-taught, I found myself obsessing with the technical side of photography to ...

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How to Master Photoshop’s Pen Tool in Just 30 Minutes

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Mastery of the pen tool enables complex vector shapes and selections that can be used for masking or extracting elements from an image. There is a bit of a learning curve to the tool, but this 30-minute video from Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect will teach you everything from the fundamentals ...

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