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The Problem of Color Contamination in Photography


Whether you’re aware of the correct terminology or not, you have likely experienced color contamination happening in your photographs already. Put simply, color contamination is when one color is affected by the presence of another color in close proximity. For example, if you’re photographing two friends side by side, one ...

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Nikon D500 Says Battery Empty with 25% Juice Left: Report


If you’re a Nikon D500 owner who feels like batteries run out of juice faster in the camera than in other Nikon DSLRs, it may not be just you. A new report suggests that the D500 measures remaining capacity differently and doesn’t use up all available charge. Photographer Martin Beran ...

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Tokina Unveils the Opera 50mm f/1.4 Lens for Canon and Nikon


Kenko Tokina today announced the new Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4, a premium full-frame lens for high-end Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras. This lens is the first in a new family of lenses from Tokina called the “Opera” series. “Opera series is designed to perfectly match recent high-spec full-frame DSLR cameras, ...

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SanDisk’s New Extreme 400GB is the World’s Fastest microSD Card


Western Digital has announced the new SanDisk Extreme 400GB UHS-I microSD, the world’s fastest-ever microSD card. Western Digital, which acquired SanDisk for $19 billion in 2016, says that it’s “transforming the mobile experience with new industry-leading mobile solutions designed to enable consumers to better capture, share and enjoy rich content ...

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Sony Shows Off the First Smartphone Camera with ISO 51200


Not content with creating low-light monsters in the world of interchangeable lens cameras, Sony has created a new smartphone dual camera that can shoot photos at a whopping ISO 51200 and videos at ISO 12800. The technology is being showcased at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, which kicked off yesterday. ...

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Sigma Unveils the 105mm f/1.4 Art Lens, the ‘Bokeh Master’


A day after photos were leaked, the new Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Art lens was just officially announced. This is the sixth and longest Art f/1.4 prime lens, and one that Sigma has nicknamed the “Bokeh Master.” “Sigma has designed all of these lenses to offer minimal optical aberration and deliver ...

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