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Trump Volunteer Blocks Photographer’s Camera, Plan Backfires

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A volunteer at a rally for President Donald Trump reached out his arm last night to block a photojournalist’s camera as he tried to photograph a protester. Another photographer caught the move on camera, and today that photo-blocking volunteer has unintentionally become a viral news story. This curious case of ...

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Tamron Unveils the 15-30mm f/2.8 VC G2 for Canon EF and Nikon F

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Tamron has announced the new SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, four years after the first generation version of the lens became the first ultra-wide f/2.8 zoom to offer stabilization. The moisture-resistant lens features an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) and multiple ...

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Sony HX99/HX95: World’s Smallest Compact Cameras with 720mm Reach

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Sony has announced the HX99 and HX95, the world’s smallest compact cameras that feature 720mm (35mm equivalent) reach on the telephoto end. Both pint-sized cameras feature 18-megapixel 1/2.3-inch Exmor CMOS sensors with a maximum ISO of 6400 backed by upgraded BIONZ X processors that enable 10fps continuous shooting (and a ...

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Polaroid Unveils the Mint 2-in-1 Instant Camera and Mint Printer

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Polaroid has announced the new Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 instant digital camera and printer, one of the company’s “newest innovations in photo printing.” “The Polaroid Mint camera makes it easier than ever to capture and print instant photos that last a lifetime,” Polaroid says. “With its sleek, vertical design, the Polaroid ...

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The Camera Comes Second

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I hated every single one of my photos. My personal hero, Jimmy Chin, would have too if he could have seen them at the time. This existential crisis of Lightroom library disgust became so overwhelming that it eventually became a good reason for me to sell all of my expensive ...

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Trailer: The First Documentary About Street Photographer Garry Winogrand

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Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable is an upcoming documentary film about the life and work of famous American street photographer Garry Winogrand. You can watch the 2-minute trailer above. Here’s the synopsis of the 90-minute film that was directed by Sasha Waters Freyer: Decades before digital technology transformed how ...

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A Star-Stack Timelapse of a Lightning Storm in Hawaii

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Star stacking is a popular technique astro-photographers use to create photos and time-lapses of star trails. But what do you get when a lightning storm is also in the frame? Maui-based photographer Joe Domrad created a mesmerizing time-lapse that will show you. Here’s the 16-second video: Domrad was shooting with ...

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