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The Problem with ‘Everybody’s Bag’ Camera Backpacks


Right now if you head over to Kickstarter and search for “camera bag,” three active choices pop up. That’s three more camera bag ideas vying for your attention in addition to the tons that have hit Kickstarter over the years and the hundreds more made by larger brands like Lowepro, ...

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SANDMARC Unveils Hybrid ND/Polarizer Filters for Pro Cameras


SANDMARC has launched a new line of professional grade hybrid lens filters for DSLR and mirrorless cameras. The Hybrid Pro Filters combine the company’s ND and Polarizer filters into a single filter. The ND aspect of the filter lets you shoot longer exposures in bright light while the polarizer aspect ...

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Huge Fireball in Sky Over China Turns Night into Day


Before the advent of ultra-sensitive digital cameras, powerful photoflash bombs were once used to illuminate the world below when shooting nighttime aerial photos. Some folks over in China recently got a similar experience when a huge fireball blazed across the sky and briefly turned night into day. The 45-second video ...

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My Broken Godox Flash: A Tale of Bad Customer Service


Back in July, my Godox TT350O flash went wrong. I simply got an E9 message on the LCD and it wouldn’t work at all. It was annoying as I had enjoyed using Godox flashes and wireless transmitter up until then and had even recommended them to others. I emailed Godox ...

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Thieves Steal $100,000+ in Camera Gear from LA Studio


Thieves broke into a studio in Los Angeles this past weekend and, after spending just 6 minutes inside, made off with well over $100,000 in camera gear. Director and cinematographer Peter Cote tells PetaPixel that the two suspects entered the building early Sunday morning between midnight and 1 AM. “It’s ...

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New Image Sensor Could Make Blown Highlights a Thing of the Past


German researchers have created a new high dynamic range (HDR) CMOS image sensor that features a new pixel design that could pretty much do away with blown highlights. While traditional CMOS sensors have pixels that “clip” and stop capturing highlight data when they’re fully saturated — all additional data is ...

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Adobe Rolls Out Revamped Creative Cloud Desktop App


Adobe has launched a new version of its Creative Cloud desktop application that has been redesigned from the ground up “to be a more intuitive way to access your apps, update them, and discover new apps that complement or extend your creativity.” Instead of a lightweight app that’s designed for ...

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