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Shooting Portraits with a $12,000 400mm f/2.8 Lens

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Ever wonder what it would be like to use a high-end telephoto prime to shoot portraits? Daniel and Rachel of Mango Street have, and so they decided to rent the $12,000 Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM IS lens and take it for a joy ride shooting their particular ...

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The Only Three Lenses You Need for Landscape Photography

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If you’re just getting into landscape photography and you’re not sure what lenses you actually need for this genre, photographer Mads Peter Iversen is here to help. In one of his most popular videos to date, Iversen lays out the only 3 lenses you “need” for landscape photography.” First things ...

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Nikon Adds Animal Eye AF to Z6 and Z7 with Major Firmware Update

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Nikon has released a major firmware update (Version 3.00) for the full-frame mirrorless Z6 and Z7, adding some focus tracking improvements, additional CFExpress support, and one major new feature: Face and Eye “Animal Detection” autofocus for dogs and cats. The new setting appears under Custom Setting a4 (Auto-area AF face/eye ...

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3 Ways the Fuji X100 Changed the Camera Industry Forever

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The Fujifilm X100 was the single most impactful camera of the 2010s. I’ve seen folks say the same about the Sony a7/a7R, Samsung Galaxy NX1, and various Micro Four Thirds cameras, but I will argue that the Fujifilm X100 delivered a bigger bang than all of them combined. About the ...

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