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Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Blindly Taking Apart a $6,000 Camera to See What’s Inside


While riding an ATV through snowy trails, photographer Peter McKinnon accidentally broke the mic input jack on his $6,000 Canon 1D X Mark II. Before sending the DSLR in to Canon for repairs, McKinnon decided to try his hand at blindly opening up the camera to see what’s inside. As ...

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Kodak Joins Cryptocurrency Craze with ‘KODAKCoin’, Stock Surges


We didn’t see this one coming: Kodak just joined the cryptocurrency craze by announcing a new “photo-centric” cryptocurrency called “KODAKCoin.” Kodak says KODAKCoin will be “a photo-centric cryptocurrency to empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management.” The currency will provide photographers with a new revenue ...

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Canon: We’re Lagging in Innovation


Canon has admitted that it’s lagging behind other companies in innovation, and it’s resolving to do better in the area. In a new interview with the Nikkei Asian Review, Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai spoke about how Canon needs to start looking into the future if it hopes to ...

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How to Blend Speedlight Exposures for Water Splash Ad Photos


Here’s an informative 18-minute tutorial by photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo that teaches how to blend speedlight exposures for water splash product photos. Dolby is shooting a pair of advertising posters. First off, Dolby shoots an ambient light shot of a soap bottle without using any flashes. Then, he shoots an entirely ...

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