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Hands On with the Yongnuo YN450M Android-Powered Camera


Ever since it was first announced in late 2018, the Yongnuo YN450 represented something of an experiment. Only available in China, the YN450 is half-Android phone and half ILC, complete with a proper lens mount and a Micro 4/3 sensor. Does that make it the perfect camera/phone for photography enthusiasts? ...

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Restoring and Using One of the Rarest Cameras on the Planet


Arizona-based journalist and photographer Jim Headley recently set out on a “mission” to shoot an ultra-rare Japanese twin lens reflex camera called the Taroflex. Only 10 of these cameras are thought to still exist, and Headley is the proud owner of a fully-functioning copy in “excellent condition.” Headley got in ...

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Canon Just Won Mirrorless with the EOS R5 and R6


When Sony first started producing full-frame mirrorless cameras, the leading manufacturers at the time pretty much sneered at it. Ricoh, for example, still seemingly believes that DSLRs are due to make a comeback and that mirrorless cameras are just a fad. With how the industry has been progressing, it’s clear ...

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My (Reluctant) Love Affair with My Smartphone Camera


In the past year, I’ve become very disenchanted with my DSLR camera. Curiously, and to my complete amazement, I am finding my smartphone, to be more than adequate for taking 95% of the pictures while I’m at home. At home, in my day-to-day wanderings, errands, being with my kids, just ...

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