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Is Bowens Really Back? Yes, And It’s Manufactured by Godox

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For those of you that are unaware, a couple of weeks ago, the U.K. online photography retailer WEX photographic, quietly announced that Bowens was coming back and to many, myself included, this was a huge surprise. In late January 2019, the online photographic retailer announced ‘Bowens is Back’ Why Was ...

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The EOS RP is a New Low for Canon

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Prior to Canon releasing its first full-frame mirrorless camera, I wrote an article discussing how Canon will dominate the mirrorless industry. Many of you made fun of the title, which was fair enough; the comments did make me chuckle. The point of the article, however, was that Canon will be ...

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Fujifilm Unveils the X-T30: A Light 4K Camera for $899

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Fujifilm has announced the new X-T30, the successor to the X-T20 mirrorless camera and the “little sibling” to the X-T3 (with which it shares many common features and specs). Inside the X-T30 is a 26.1-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor, up from 24.3MP in the X-T20, with an ISO range of ...

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Nikon Unveils the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S

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Nikon has announced the new NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S lens for its full-frame mirrorless cameras. The lens is the first to feature Nikon’s new ARNEO coating, which complements Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat to further reduce flare and ghosting. “While Nano Crystal Coat suppresses ghosting and flare coming from backlight ...

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Olympus Unveils the 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens with 16.6x Zoom

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Olympus has announced the new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 super-telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens features a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-400mm for a 16.6x zoom, the highest magnification available for mirrorless cameras. “Users will experience excellent depictive performance across the entire focal length ...

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Why Aren’t Cameras More Expensive?

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It was January 2009 and I was preparing to shoot the newest campaign for the television show, Deadliest Catch. Truth be told, I had made very little the year prior because the world was experiencing a market recession, and the first budgets that many companies cut were in advertising. But ...

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Datacolor Unveils the SpyderX Color Calibration Tool for Monitors

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Datacolor today launched its latest color calibration tool for monitors. Called the SpyderX, it’s Datacolor’s “fastest, most accurate, and easiest to use color calibration tool” — “the best Spyder ever.” SpyderX features a fully redesigned color engine that provides better color accuracy and low-light capabilities when doing calibrations. The tool ...

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CineStill Launches Powdered ‘Just Add Water’ Film Developers

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CineStill has launched new powdered versions of its color and black-and-white film development kits. The new “just add water” kits help photographers save both money and space. Both the company’s DF96 developer/fix monobath for B&W and Cs41 2-bath kits for color are now available in powder form. Compared to the ...

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