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Ricoh Unveils the THETA Z1, A $1,000 360° Camera with 4K and Raw


Ricoh has announced the THETA Z1, the company’s latest THETA 360-degree camera that becomes the flagship camera of the line that was first introduced in 2013. THETA cameras are designed to capture 360-degree spherical photos in a single snap — the camera automatically stitches the two photos together for you ...

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Ice Crystals Captured in a Wet Plate Portrait

New York photographer Justin Borucki has been documenting his city with a pop-up tintype studio out of the back of his car. While shooting a portrait for a client recently, Borucki unexpectedly captured a beautiful leaf-like pattern across the photo due to the frigid wind chill causing ice crystals to ...

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This Astronaut Shot Racetracks from Space with a Nikon DSLR


NASA astronaut Drew Feustel grew up in Detroit and is an avid car and racing enthusiast. So much so that while commanding the International Space Station in 2018, Feustel photographed racetracks from space with a Nikon DSLR before watching the race itself in his free time. “I was always a ...

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Sony Unveils Remote Commander for Bluetooth Camera Control


Sony has announced the new RMT-P1BT Wireless Remote Commander, a device that allows photographers to control their camera wirelessly via Bluetooth. “The new RMT-P1BT wireless remote commander operates via Bluetooth connectivity, eliminating the need for wires, cables or receivers to connect the remote directly to the camera,” Sony says. The ...

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7 Easy Portrait Lighting Setups


Here’s a simple breakdown of 7 different lighting techniques you can implement next time you shoot portraits with studio lighting. For these examples, we used continuous lights to better illustrate it, but you can strobes as well, of course. #1. Butterfly Lighting Butterfly lighting (sometimes called “paramount lighting” which is ...

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Sony Unveils the FE 135mm f/1.8 G Master Lens


Sony has announced the new FE 135mm f/1.8 G Master prime lens for its full-frame E-mount cameras. It’s a “high-performance tool” geared toward professional portrait, wedding, and sports photographers. “Equipped with Sony’s most advanced optical technologies, the new lens is built to meet the extremely high standards of Sony’s G ...

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