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Review: The Yongnuo 40mm f/2.8 Pancake Lens for Nikon is Bad


As far as I am aware, Yongnuo’s latest entry in its ultra-cheap prime lens lineup is the first F-mount 40mm pancake lens that features autofocus. I was excited to hear the announcement back in September as I’ve always been jealous of Canon users and their 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens with ...

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7 Tips for Getting Natural Smiles in Photos


Getting someone to smile naturally on camera can sometimes be a difficult task. Here’s a 2-minute video by photographer Mathieu Stern in which he shares 7 techniques for getting your subject to grin from ear to ear in seconds. It is often said that the engaging of the eyes makes a smile ...

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These are the Best Wildlife Photos of 2017


The prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its 53rd year, and this year’s edition saw nearly 50,000 entries from 92 different countries. You’ve already seen a snapshot of some of the finalists, but last night the winners were announced at an awards ceremony in the Natural ...

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Bye Bye Lightroom, Hello Lightroom CC and Faster Lightroom Classic


Lightroom is no more. Adobe today announced a new cloud-based Lightroom called Lightroom CC. The current desktop-based app you know as Lightroom is being rebranded as Lightroom Classic CC. Lightroom Classic will be desktop-oriented, while Lightroom CC will be cloud and mobile focused. Lightroom CC in the Cloud Adobe is ...

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Google Photos Can Now Spot Your Pet Among Other Furry Creatures


Google Photos is now able to identify and recognize your furry feline or canine companions, pulling together albums specifically featuring them. You can give each of your pets names, allowing you to search for “Katy Pawry” or “Snarls Barkley” instead of “cat” or “dog.” You can also search using the ...

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