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H.266 Codec Unveiled: Same Quality, Half the File Size


Fraunhofer HHI, the company behind the H.264 and H.265 video codecs, has just unveiled its latest creation: the aptly-named H.266. Just as the world has finally gotten around to adopting HEVC/H.265, we get a newer version that will offer the same quality at about half the file size. H.266 video ...

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Hands On with the New Sony 12-24 f/2.8 G Master Lens


Everyone that knows me knows that I love shooting with extreme wide-angle lenses. When I had just gotten the original a7 and no native (fast) wide-angle lenses were available yet, I was always shooting with the Samyang 14mm. At some point, the 12-24 f/4 G lens came out. I was ...

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Sony Unveils the FE 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master Lens


After months of rumors and speculation, Sony has officially unveiled the FE 12-24mm f/2.8 G Master lens, styled as the “world’s widest full-frame zoom with a constant f/2.8 aperture”… with a price tag worthy of the name. With the introduction of the 12-24mm GM, Sony’s G Master lineup of pricey-but-excellent ...

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