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The New Sony a6600: Flagship or Missed the Boat?


I normally don’t write articles discussing new camera bodies like the Sony a6600, nor do I often get into fine detail on camera specs in general. But since I have been shooting with a Sony a6300 for a few years already, and have been eagerly wanting to upgrade to a ...

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Hubble Snaps a Beautiful New Portrait of Jupiter


The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new portrait of Jupiter that shows the gas giant’s details, including the Great Red Spot, in a more intense color palette than in the past. The photo was captured back on June 27th, 2019, and just published this month by NASA. The telescope’s ...

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Crop Sensor Portrait Shootout: 24m vs 35mm vs 50mm vs 85mm vs 135mm


Portrait photographer Julia Trotti recently put together a useful comparison video for beginners where she captures portraits using a crop-sensor camera and her most-used prime lenses: a 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 135mm. Plenty of people have done comparisons like this using full-frame cameras and, in fact, Trotti did that ...

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Alien Skin Software Changes Its Name to Exposure Software


The photography software company Alien Skin Software announced a major company rebranding today. Henceforth, the company will be known as Exposure Software and its new website can be found at exposure.software. The company formerly known as Alien Skin Software first started creating its tools for photographers back in 1993, and ...

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Panasonic Lumix S1H: A Review of the Best Hidden Features


A few days ago, Panasonic released their new LUMIX S1H. The S1H has gone to town with new features designed to match most filmmakers needs. The features that filmmakers have grown to love in the GH series are now available and improved upon in the full-frame S-Series. The S1H bridges ...

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Samyang Launches Ultra-Compact 18mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount


Samyang/Rokinon has announced a new ultra-compact, ultra-wide-angle prime for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. At just 145g light, 2-inches long, and $500, the new Samyang AF 18mm f/2.8 lens is “the most compact, lightweight, and affordable super-wide angle full frame lens for Sony E mount.” Despite its diminutive size, the Samyang/Rokinon ...

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