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Bowens is Back from the Dead with the XMT500 Flash Head


Bowens is back. After being acquired by the European investment group AURELIUS in 2016 and shuttered in 2017, the lighting equipment brand just returned from the grave along with its XMT500 flash head. When it decided to shut down Bowens two years ago, AURELIUS cited the rise of cheaper lighting ...

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ON1 Photo RAW 2019.2 Brings New AI Masking Feature


ON1 just announced the latest update to Photo RAW 2019. Version 2019.2 brings a new AI-powered masking feature and new performance enhancements. The new AI Quick Mask tool lets you create high-quality masks. All you need to do is provide a few strokes as guidance, which gives the AI an ...

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How to Make a DIY Foot Pedal Remote Shutter Release


I have been looking into shooting other sports outside of the motorsport world, and I have been particularly interested in soccer, basketball, and baseball. After doing some research, I found that some sports shooters covering these type of events use different remote trigger setups such as foot pedals and cable ...

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The Medium Format Experience


To shoot medium format had been a longtime dream of mine, but I have to admit I didn’t know it would be such a mindblowing experience. The 51.4-megapixel Pentax 645Z arrived on the market in 2014 and was the first camera to ever exceed 100 points in the DxOMark sensor ...

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