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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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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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This is How Film Cameras Added Dates to Your Photos


Before EXIF data landed on the scene through the rise of digital photography, film cameras could superimpose the current date directly onto your photos, allowing you to see when you shot each one as you flipped through an album. If you’ve ever wondered how that date was included, here’s an ...

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Canon Unveils Clippable, Waterproof IVY REC Camera for Adventure Seekers


After a successful teaser and IndieGoGo campaign, Canon is officially releasing the IVY REC: a screen-less, clippable, go-anywhere point-and-shoot camera that was designed for outdoor lovers who want something that’s more rugged than their smartphone to document their adventures. The diminutive little camera doesn’t really compete with any established category, ...

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