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Uh Oh: The Sony a9 May Have Banding Issues

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Photographer Jared Polin has discovered something very strange in his “real world use” of the Sony a9: some of his photos have come out with some weird banding patterns over certain parts of the image. Roughly 2% of the images he shot (so 50 out of 1905) had this strange banding across ...

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R.I.P. Lexar Memory Cards

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If you’re a fan of using Lexar memory cards in your cameras, there’s some sad news for you today: they’re being discontinued. Micron, the parent company of Lexar, is announcing that the entire Lexar removable storage retail business is being shuttered. “The decision was made as part of the company’s ...

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Canon Rebel SL2 Photos and Specs Leaked

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Just days after the Canon 6D Mark II was leaked to the world early, the Canon Rebel SL2 has now been outed as well. Nokishita Camera just published a set of photos and specs showing the camera that succeeds the original Canon SL1, the world’s smallest and lightest DSLR. Called ...

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How to Create a DIY Car Camera Rig on the Cheap

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Action shots of cars in movement are often taken with a ‘car rig’ – basically a long pole that is attached to the car, with a camera mounted on the end. A professional car rig can cost in the thousands, but this 13 minute video from Practical Photography will teach you ...

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Sigma Reveals Pricing for New 14mm and 24-70mm Art Lenses

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Sigma has just announced pricing for its new 14mm and 24-70mm Art lenses. The information comes 4 months after the original announcement of the new lenses, although pricing for the 135mm lens still remains a mystery. The ultra-wide angle Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art lens, compatible with Canon and Sigma camera ...

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Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

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Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an extremely flexible zoom ratio of 22.2x. The new lens, available for Canon and Nikon APS-C cameras and with an equivalent focal length range of 28-600mm, is packed ...

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Apertus AXIOM, The Open Source Cinema Camera

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The AXIOM Beta is an open source camera developed by Apertus, which was successfully funded on Indiegogo in 2014. Progress went a little quiet, but they’ve now released an update. If you don’t know what the AXIOM camera is, then don’t worry – you’re probably not alone. It’s a project ...

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