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Film vs. Digital: This is How Dynamic Range Compares

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Photographer Bill Lawson wanted to compare the dynamic range of film and digital photography, so he recently went out and shot 10 stops overexposed and 10 stops underexposed for a 21-stop comparison to see how far you can go before the photo is unusable. He shares the results in the ...

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CatLABS X FILM 80 is a New B&W Negative Film

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CatLABS has announced CatLABS X FILM 80, a new black-and-white negative film that is being launched in multiple formats. It’s a traditional slow-speed, fine-grain, high-silver-content film that’s “designed for a wide range of shooting conditions.” The “daylight” film aims to follow in the footsteps of Kodak’s Panatomic-X film and bring ...

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Yashica Unveils Three 35mm Cameras and Two New Films

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Yashica’s Y35 digiFilm camera drummed up a great deal of excitement on Kickstarter but was universally panned by reviewers and early adopters when it finally launched in 2018. Apparently unfazed, Yashica just returned to Kickstarter with plans to launch three new film cameras and two new films. The project is ...

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The Tragic Death of My Nikon D850

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It is always sad to read stories of how others lose or damage their camera gear, and I guess all of us would say, “That would never happen to me because I am cautious and won’t risk my expensive equipment.” As a travel, concert, and event photographer, from time to ...

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The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2019

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World Press Photo just announced the winning photos for the 2019 edition of it’s world’s most prestigious photojournalism contest. Camera metadata shared alongside the top photos is again providing us with an inside look at what gear the world’s top photojournalists are using at the moment. The Spanish photography site ...

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Godox V1 vs Profoto A1: A Battle of the Round-Head Flashes

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The Godox V1 round-head flash is coming to market despite the loud protests and legal threats of Profoto, which claims its A1 design was stolen (something Godox denies). If you’re wondering how the $259 V1 compares to the $995 A1, photographer Robert Hall has a sneak peek for you. In ...

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