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New Image Sensor Could Make Blown Highlights a Thing of the Past

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German researchers have created a new high dynamic range (HDR) CMOS image sensor that features a new pixel design that could pretty much do away with blown highlights. While traditional CMOS sensors have pixels that “clip” and stop capturing highlight data when they’re fully saturated — all additional data is ...

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Adobe Rolls Out Revamped Creative Cloud Desktop App

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Adobe has launched a new version of its Creative Cloud desktop application that has been redesigned from the ground up “to be a more intuitive way to access your apps, update them, and discover new apps that complement or extend your creativity.” Instead of a lightweight app that’s designed for ...

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The Best Flash Diffusers for Macro Photography

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Even though speedlights are incredibly useful for macro photography, they’re light does not always look flattering. Harsh shadows in unwanted places, blown out highlights and strong aberrations are common issues. And even though strong, directed light can look good in many cases, diffused light looks more natural and generally more ...

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The Best Flash Diffusers for Macro Photography

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Even though speedlights are incredibly useful for macro photography, they’re light does not always look flattering. Harsh shadows in unwanted places, blown out highlights and strong aberrations are common issues. And even though strong, directed light can look good in many cases, diffused light looks more natural and generally more ...

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How One Photo Took Me Two Years to Make

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If you are anything like me, when you go out on a photography shoot, you end up taking many images and lots of different compositions as the light changes, and an inevitable outcome is a number of good shots but no stunners. Whenever I can’t decide on a composition and ...

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This is How Film Cameras Added Dates to Your Photos

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Before EXIF data landed on the scene through the rise of digital photography, film cameras could superimpose the current date directly onto your photos, allowing you to see when you shot each one as you flipped through an album. If you’ve ever wondered how that date was included, here’s an ...

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