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Testing Sony’s New Pixel Shift Feature in the a7R III


The new Sony a7R III has a new function called Pixel Shift. This function basically increases the resolution of your images by 4 times. In short: the camera takes 4 photos and shifts the sensor 1 pixel in between. By combining these images later (the camera itself doesn’t do this) ...

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10 Nikon D5 Cameras Just Arrived on the ISS


Earlier this year, NASA ordered 53 unmodified Nikon D5 DSLR cameras. Now, 10 of them have just landed at the International Space Station as part of the OA-8 Space Station Resupply. The cameras will be used in orbit for 12 to 18 months. Only the camera bodies have been sent ...

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Sony a7R III: The Star Eater is No More


Sony’s latest mirrorless cameras have incredible specs and glowing reviews, but astrophotographers have been complaining about a “star eater” issue in which stars are mistaken for noise and removed from long exposure photos. There’s some good news, though: it looks like the new Sony a7R III doesn’t have the “star ...

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Light L16: Things Aren’t Looking Good in Early Reviews


The Light L16 is a 52-megapixel point-and-shoot camera that uses a massive 16 lenses all at once to create high resolution images. It has both baffled and inspired a lot of the photography community, but the first real reviews are being published… and they aren’t very good. Is There a ...

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A Hands-On Review of the Fujilfilm GFX 50S Medium Format DSLR


Here’s a 9-minute hands-on field test of the Fujifilm GFX 50S by photographer Kai W. This $6,500 medium-format camera boasts a 51-megapixel sensor and may be an option landscape photographers may want to look into. The first thing Kai noticed was the lightweight body. At just 800 grams with the battery ...

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iPhone X Portrait Lighting Versus Real Studio Lighting


The new iPhone X has a number of Portrait Lighting looks that allow users to “fake” professional lighting styles. Here’s a 4-minute video by photographer Daniel DeArco that compares the iPhone X’s Portrait Lighting with the real studio lighting setups they’re designed to mimic. All the images in these comparisons are taken ...

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