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Samyang Unveils New 85mm f/1.4 Autofocus Lens for Canon RF Mount

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Following last year’s release of the AF 85mm f/1.4 FE for the Sony E Mount, Samyang/Rokinon today unveiled a version of the lens for Canon’s full-frame mirrorless RF Mount. According to Rokinon, the new AF 85mm f/1.4 RF is “arguably the best value, high performance and affordable autofocusing portrait prime ...

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Creative Use of Light in Street Photography

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If you have been shooting streets for some time or have been following the genre, you might have already thought about some of the things that I am going to talk about below. Street photography is a very volatile genre by virtue of the volatility of the decisive moments. We ...

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Wedding Photographer Reviews the Nikon D780

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These are my thoughts on the Nikon D780 after shooting a 9-hour wedding with one in London in February of 2020. I had it for 3 days, so this isn’t an exhaustive technical review; I’m not going to dissect it or pixel peep, just report on my impressions as a ...

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Photographer Captures Star Exploding in Before-and-After Photos

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Back in February, photographer Jason Guenzel began photographing a particular galaxy in the sky on moonless nights. Then in early May, he captured something unexpected and extremely rare: a star exploding, or the birth of a supernova. Guenzel is an award-winning astrophotographer based in a suburban area of Michigan who ...

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You Can Grow Plants in Used Film Canisters

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Houseplants and film photography have both seen renewed interest among younger people in recent years. Here’s a neat way to combine these two loves: you can recycle used film canisters by turning them into tiny pots for plants. Photographer Marina Llopis of IFWEFILM shared the idea in a short video ...

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