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Leica Unveils 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 Lenses for the SL System

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Leica has announced two new prime lenses for its Leica SL-System: the APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH and APO-Summicron SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. As part of a new line of “high-performance Summicron-SL lenses,” the two lenses have been designed and constructed in Germany using “exceptional materials” to allow for a “long work life.” ...

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Nikon’s Full Frame Mirrorless to Have New Z-Mount: Report

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Nikon’s upcoming full frame mirrorless camera may not be compatible with F-mount lenses without the use of an additional adapter. A new report suggests that the company has developed a new “Z-mount” for its professional full frame mirrorless system. During CES 2018 in Las Vegas last week, Nikon Rumors heard ...

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CVS Bans Photoshop in Its Beauty Product Photos

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CVS has just announced that it is banning Photoshopping of its beauty images. More specifically, the pharmacy chain will stop retouching in ways that “materially alter” the subjects in photos. CVS Pharmacy says the move is a “commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery.” The new ...

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The Effects of Different Light Modifiers on Studio Lighting

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 Here’s a 9-minute video from Radhakrishnan Chakyat of Pixel Village that looks at the effects that different light modifiers have on studio lighting. Chakyat tests a soft box, beauty dish, parabolic soft box, and a reflector. Chakyat first shot a portrait of his subject using a naked flash (meaning there were no ...

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Zion National Park Bans Tripods in Photo Workshops

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Zion National Park has banned tripods in photography workshops. The newly unveiled regulations will affect commercial photographers visiting the popular photography area in Utah. Those wishing to run photography workshops in the park must obtain a “Commercial Use Authorization,” and each group is limited to 12 photographers. But what’s unusual ...

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How to Make Your Own Overhead DIY Camera Rig

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Looking to make your own DIY overhead camera rig? Well, look no further – here is a 9-minute tutorial from photographer and YouTube star Peter McKinnon that shows you how to do just that. The first 2-minutes of the video are shot using an overhead rig, showing McKinnon performing some pretty cool ...

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