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Shootout: Samsung Galaxy vs Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone

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It’s been a few years now since smartphones became legitimate tools for professional photography. While a DSLR or high-end mirrorless is almost certainly the preferred choice, phone camera quality has reached the point where it can be used in many situations. TIME Magazine ran an iPhone photo as a cover ...

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Meike Unveils an 85mm f/1.8, Its First Autofocus Lens

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Meike has announced its new 85mm f/1.8 full-frame lens, the Hong Kong-based camera gear manufacturer’s first autofocus lens. It’s available in Canon EF, Nikon F, and Sony E mounts (for APS-C cameras). The MK-85mm f/1.8 features an all-metal body, a multi-coated front element, a lens hood, 9 elements in 6 ...

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Huawei P20 Pro vs Canon 5DS R: I’m Stunned…

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The new Huawei P20 Pro smartphone boasts what Huawei claims is the best-ever smartphone camera. It has a combination of three sensors with individual lenses, a 40-megapixel (yes!) 1/1.7-inch color sensor (significantly larger than the 1/2.9-inch sensor in the iPhone X), a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor (both these sensors are approximately ...

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Venus Optics Unveils 4 Lenses: 10-18mm, 100mm, 17mm, and 4mm

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Venus Optics has just announced four upcoming lenses that are currently in development: the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom, 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO, 17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D, and 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT. The 10-18mm will be the world’s widest zoom lens for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. Here’s Venus ...

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My Quest to Find the Best Photography Gloves

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After almost freezing my hands during an Iceland photo trip, I began a long search for proper winter gloves that would be both warm and ergonomic for operating a camera. For many years, most of my photo career was based on shooting the gorgeous seascapes and landscapes of Portugal. Even ...

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Canon Unveils IVY, A Compact Wireless Photo Printer

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Canon has just announced IVY, a new compact photo printer that lets you create tiny prints on the go without any cables involved in the process. The IVY itself measures just 4.7×3.2×0.7 inches (11.9×8.1×1.8 cm) and weighs 5.6 oz (160 g), so you can carry it around in your camera ...

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Kodak Ektachrome Will Go Underwater Again in 2018

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My name is Patrick Keenan, and I’m a photojournalist in Australia. I have been using Ektachrome 100ASA underwater in my Nikonos cameras and SB-105 flash since the 1970s and was disappointed to see production end in 2012 because of the digital revolution. But I felt if I waited long enough, ...

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This Guy Built an Aluminum Medium Format Camera at Home

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Photographer Lucus Landers has built one of the most impressive do-it-yourself cameras we’ve ever seen. Called the Landers AL6, it’s an all-aluminum camera that shoots medium format film. “I have recently completed my most recent camera build,” Landers tells PetaPixel. “With the exception of the lens and shutter, everything is ...

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LargeSense Unveils World’s First Single Shot 8×10 Digital Camera

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Say hello to the world’s first full-frame 8×10 large format single-shot digital camera. The Santa Clara, California-based startup company LargeSense has just launched the LS911, a camera that raises the bar for sensor sizes in digital photography. The LargeSense LS911 features a single shot 9×11-inch monochrome CMOS sensor with a ...

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