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Fixing the Bad Grip on Sony’s Mirrorless Cameras

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Sony’s a7 and a9 series of mirrorless cameras have a bad reputation for their grip ergonomics, and rightly so. I love my Sony a7 III and it’s still the best camera on the market for my particular needs, but the grip just isn’t anywhere near as good as what you ...

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Nikon Thinks It Can Become #1 in Full-Frame ‘Quite Soon’

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2018 has been the year the mirrorless camera war exploded, with Canon, Nikon, and even Panasonic unveiling new full-frame mirrorless cameras to compete against the current champ Sony. Canon and Nikon have already taken a chunk out of Sony’s lead, but Nikon has much loftier ambitions: it believes it can ...

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How to Use the World’s Largest Polaroid Camera

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Back in its heyday, Polaroid made seven 20×24-inch instant cameras, and only six of them are known to exist today. Marco Christian Krenn of Analog Things recently paid a visit to the camera found at Supersense in Vienna. In this 10-minute video, Krenn shows how this ultra-rare camera is used. ...

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I Bought the New iPad Pro So You Don’t Have To

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I’m no stranger to the iPad. In fact, it once caused me not to get a job at an Apple store shortly after college. I was asked in an interview, “What do you think of the new iPad,” and I answered honestly (mistake number one in a job interview I ...

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This Photographer Built Himself a DIY Hasselblad Xpan

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Freelance film photographer Casey Cavanaugh has always wanted a Hasselblad Xpan, but the cameras cost thousands of dollars used and have been out of his reach. So, Cavanaugh decided to build his own. Cavanaugh calls his creation the GX-Pan. What he did was machine a custom adapter for mounting an ...

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Mirrorless Cameras and Lens Calibration

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Anthony Sinfield from CameraCal here. We have seen a lot of information, some correct and some incorrect about mirrorless cameras and lens calibration. The other day we were incredibly excited to have the opportunity to calibrate one of the new flagship Nikon Z7 mirrorless cameras for a regular customer. You ...

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Canon Already Has 22% of Full-Frame Mirrorless Sales in Japan

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After years of owning a near 100% share of the full-frame mirrorless camera market in Japan, Sony’s monopoly is finally under attack. The latest sales numbers show that Canon has already jumped to a 22% share after the launch of its EOS R system. BCN Retail released its latest full-frame ...

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The Usability Issues of the Canon EOS R

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After buying the new EOS R, Canon’s first full-frame mirrorless, photographer Michael Andrew of Michael the Maven was disappointed by the camera usability. Here’s an 11-minute video in which Michael points out the things in the EOS R that drove him crazy. “Usability is the number of steps, button presses ...

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