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Canon Unveils the 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and 70-200mm f/4L IS II

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Canon has just announced two next-generation 70-200mm lenses in its EF stable: the 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and 70-200mm f/4L IS II, geared toward professionals and advanced amateurs, respectively. “The new lenses serve advanced amateur and professional photographers in a variety of applications and solutions including wildlife, landscapes, portrait and ...

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No, I Didn’t Fake This Lava Photo

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Yes, it’s possible. I did indeed capture what you see above in one shot. Although some of the Internet seem to disagree, it’s true. What you see above is the Milky Way, the moon, Mars, Saturn, an iridium flare, and lava from the Kilauea Volcano of Hawaii. I took this ...

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Hot Wheels Made a $1 Toy Car with a GoPro Mount

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Hot Wheels has unveiled a new $1 toy car called the Zoom In that boasts a never-before-seen feature: a GoPro camera mount for capturing the car’s point of view as it zooms around a track. The slot on top of the car can fit a GoPro Hero Session or Hero5 ...

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The Nik Collection is No Longer Free, But It’s Alive

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The Nik Collection is finally getting its long-awaited update. DxO has just announced Nik Collection 2018, the first major new version of the popular software suite under the ownership of DxO. The Nik Collection (along with Snapseed) was acquired by Google back in 2012 before being abandoned in 2017. DxO ...

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This is What the Moon Looks Like with a Ginormous Camera Lens

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Using lens compression to capture a giant moon is nothing new, but photographer Daniel López has taken things to a whole level. He set up an ultra-telephoto lens about 10 miles (16km) away from a volcano and captured this mind-blowing 2-minute video that shows a moonset in real-time. The focal ...

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Here’s How Instagram Actually Ranks Your Photos

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Instagram experience major user backlash after it abandoned its reverse chronological feed back in 2016, and many users these days are still wishing for its return. If you’re one of them, here’s an interesting factoid that may change your mind: the chronological feed was making users miss 50% of their ...

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Sony Unveils the RX100 VI: 24-200mm Lens and World’s Fastest AF Speed

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Sony just announced the RX100 VI, a premium compact camera that combines portability, flexibility, advanced features, and image quality. Inside the camera is a 1-inch stacked 20.1-megapixel Exmore RS CMOS sensor with an upgraded BIONZ X image processor “with a front-end LSI that maximizes processing speed and optimizes image quality ...

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