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Digitizing Film with the Nikon D850 and ES-2 Digitizing Adapter


Here’s a 6.5-minute video by B&H in which photographer David Flores goes hands-on with digitizing film slides using the Nikon D850 DSLR and new ES-2 Digitizing Adapter. The new adapter is particularly suited to the Nikon D850 and its Negative Digitizer mode, and the camera’s ability to scan film attracted ...

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Kodak Ektachrome is Now in the Hands of Testers


After originally being announced back in January 2017, the return of Kodak Ektachrome film is inching closer: rolls of the film are now landing in the hands of beta testers around the world. The official Kodak Instagram account has published photos of Ektachrome boxes being held by photographers. Photographers are ...

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Is the Sensor or the Lens to Blame for Poor Image Quality?


A few years ago, I was embarrassingly very vocal about how disappointed I was about some of the Nikon lenses. I’ve been using Nikon cameras and lenses for decades and although I was very pleased with the image quality and color rendition their cameras produced, I strongly considered jumping the ...

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Sony is Now #1 in Full-Frame Cameras in the US


Sony just announced that it is now #1 in the United States in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera market, overtaking Canon in both units sold and dollars generated in the first half of 2018. Sony says that 4 out of every 10 full-frame cameras sold during the period were made ...

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Sony’s Mirrorless Cameras are Winning Over the Pros: Bloomberg


The ongoing battle over camera supremacy between Canon, Nikon, and Sony is receiving more mainstream attention in the business world. Bloomberg has published a report on the rise of Sony through its mirrorless cameras and states that Sony is now winning over professional photographers. Sony has enjoyed a sizable lead ...

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How the Original Canon 5D Stacks Up Against the 5D Mark IV


Photographer Pablo Strong recently did a shootout to see how the original Canon 5D from 2005 stacks up against the latest Canon 5D Mark IV from 2016. The 7.5-minute video above is a report of his findings. The Canon 5D, which Strong calls “arguably the best deal in photography” when ...

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How Caffeine Made Me Kill My $2,400 Sony RX1 Camera


Here’s a warning to all the photographers out there: caffeine and complicated camera repairs do not mix well. I found out the hard way and killed my $2,400 Sony RX1 full frame compact camera. After drinking a cup too many espressos, I finally decided to clean the sensor of my ...

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