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Astrophotographer Reviews the Google Pixel 4’s Astro Mode

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Astrophotographer Ian Norman of Lonely Speck recently got his hands on a Google Pixel 4 XL for testing, so he took it out to Joshua Tree National Park to see how well the “Astrophotography Mode” on this smartphone compares to shooting with a “real” camera. Right off the bat, it’s ...

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Do Professional Photographers Need a Mac Pro? No… Not Really

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YouTuber Tyler Stalman recently got his hands on a review unit of both the Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR, and while many tech YouTubers have reviewed these extreme (and extremely expensive) Apple products, he’s the first we’ve seen who’s evaluated them from the perspective of a professional photographer. ...

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10 Tips for Photographing ‘Abstract Landscapes’

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As a landscape photographer I’m a big fan of grand vistas and photographing with wide angle lenses. But sometimes the smaller things can be just as impressive. In this little article I’ll be sharing some tips that will hopefully give you some inspiration when photographing abstracts. And when you start ...

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US Department of the Interior Officially Grounds All Chinese-Made Drones

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Yesterday, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior officially signed an order temporarily grounding all Chinese-made drones, solidifying a ‘pause’ that was first announced in October and drawing a heated response from market leader DJI. The official order (embedded below) calls for the “temporary cessation of non-emergency unmanned aircraft systems fleet ...

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