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Rumor: Olympus Officially Pulls Out of PhotoPlus 2020

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The PhotoPlus Expo in New York City won’t take place until late October, but companies are already deciding whether or not to commit to going. First up: Olympus, who has allegedly pulled out of this year’s show because of the ongoing pandemic. The news broke through PhotoRumors, who shared a ...

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This ‘DeepFaceDrawing’ AI Turns Simple Sketches Into Portrait Photos

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Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created a deep learning algorithm that can turn rudimentary “freehand sketches” into hyper-realistic photographs that are nearly indistinguishable from real-life portraits. The technology is described in a paper released earlier this month, and will be shown off at this year’s (online-only) SIGGRAPH ...

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NiSi Unveils Its First Macro Focusing Rail for Precise Focus Stacking

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Cinema lens and filter maker NiSi continues its expansion into strange product categories. This time, the company has released its first macro focusing rail: a competitively-priced addition to the market that gives macro enthusiasts a lot of control and some nice-to-have features for precise focus stacking. The NM180 Macro Focusing ...

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Nikon USA Reopens Repair Facilities for Mail-In Service

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As states around the country begin the process of re-opening after COVID lockdown, Nikon USA has officially re-opened its service facilities. Service centers are still closed for walk-in service, but if your camera needs fixing, you can now send it in by mail. The update was added to the Nikon ...

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