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Flange Distance and Mount Diameter Explained by a Lens Engineer

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Nikon has understandably made a big deal about launching their new Z-mount alongside the announcement of their new mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7. The Nikon F-mount was originally released 59 years ago and the company has made backward compatibility of the system a brand pillar. But technology has changed ...

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Nikon is Sorry That the Z7 is Selling So Quickly

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Nikon issued an apology today, saying that the new Z7 full-frame mirrorless camera is getting pre-ordered so much that many photographers won’t be able to get their hands on the camera when it officially arrives on September 27th. Nikon is reportedly producing 20,000 Z7 cameras per month at its factory ...

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Sony Tough SD Cards are the Toughest and Fastest Ever Made

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Sony has announced its new Tough line of SD memory cards, which it claims are the toughest and fastest SD cards ever made. The new UHS-II SD cards carry Sony’s new SF-G series TOUGH specification and are designed for photographers who want to ensure that digital photos remain safe on ...

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Canon Full-Frame Mirrorless Unveil is Likely September 5th

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Can’t wait for Canon to finally jump into the world of full-frame mirrorless cameras? Your wait may soon be coming to an end: the latest murmuring is that Canon may be unveiling its first of two full-frame mirrorless cameras in about a week, on September 5th, 2018. Canon Rumors writes ...

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Phase One Unveils the 151-Megapixel XF IQ4 Camera System

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The Danish camera company Phase One has announced the new Phase One XF IQ4 camera system, which the company calls “a giant leap forward in photography.” It’s three full-frame medium-format camera systems based upon a new and expandable Infinity Platform. There are three digital backs in the system: the 151-megapixel ...

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Why I’m Taking a Chance on the Nikon Z6

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Last week, I went out on a limb and pre-ordered the 24-megapixel Nikon Z6, which should ship on November 30. It is a bit of a flyer, but assuming my instincts are correct, the camera will replace my second body, my D750. Currently, I have two cameras, one a D810 ...

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Focus Stacking Made Simple: Get Pin-Sharp Photos in 90 Seconds

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The popularity and widespread use of focus stacking in landscape photography have dramatically increased over the last few years. The concept typically reserved for macro photography has quickly won over countless outdoor photographers worldwide. With more and more landscape enthusiasts using wide angle lenses to capture images with dramatic foreground ...

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