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Testing an Insanely Fast 100mm f/0.73 Lens In Real Life


The folks over at YouTube channel Media Division recently put together an incredibly comprehensive test of the fastest camera lenses on the market. In this video, they cover everything from the legendary Zeiss R-Biotar 100mm f/0.73 X-Ray lens, to some of the more “practical” options with maximum apertures under f/1. ...

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Sigma Preparing to Announce Plans for RF Mount Lenses: Report


We first reported that Sigma was preparing a Canon RF Mount lens roadmap back in November. Now, fresh rumors indicate that Sigma has “accelerated” those plans, and may official address its plans for the Canon full-frame mirrorless mount soon. The latest news comes from Canon Rumors, who are cautiously reporting ...

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American Idol is Being Shot on iPhone Rigs During Lockdown


As photo/video production crews and their high-end equipment are locked down in the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are getting creative with getting the shots they need. Supermodel Naomi Campbell recently shot her own portrait for a magazine cover with an iPhone, and now it has come to light that American Idol ...

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Nikon Warns of ‘Extraordinary Losses’ Due to COVID-19


Nikon Corp. published two financial statements today. The first was a warning to investors—a “recognition of extraordinary losses” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The second was a revised FY2020 financial forecast that discloses the expected impact on profit and revenue for the fiscal year that ended March 31st. “Nikon Corporation ...

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This Photographer is Printing Photos on Algae


There are various mediums and techniques you can use to create prints of your photos, but have you considered using algae? That’s what photographer Russell Marx has been experimenting with, and the result is impressive. Marx, a Ph.D. student in neuroscience, recently acquired an enlarger and began thinking of ways ...

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