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How to Build a DIY Long-Term Weatherproof Timelapse Rig

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In the fall of 2017, I had the opportunity to capture the transformation of an empty plot of land turning into a high-tech vehicle test track. The bulk of the construction would take place for about a year. My friend and colleague, Ryan, and I were tasked with capturing that ...

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DJI Matrice 200 Drones Are Falling Out of the Sky

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If you fly a DJI Matrice 200 drone, beware: there are reports of the drone losing power and falling out of the sky. DJI says it’s currently investigating. BBC News reports that UK police have grounded the drone after a police drone “experienced an in-flight issue” and landed onto the ...

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Canon vs Sony: Skin Tones in Portraits and How to Correct Them

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After years of shooting portraits with Canon cameras, photographer Sean Tucker recently switched over to Sony gear. After many people warned him that his portraits would suffer from Sony’s “terrible” skin tones, Tucker decided to put the cameras to the test himself in the 20-minute video above. Tucker and his ...

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Canon 5D Mark I vs 5D Mark IV: A Low-Light Comparison

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The original Canon EOS 5D DSLR was announced in August 2005, and the latest Canon EOS 5D Mark IV was announced 11 years later in August 2016. Through the four generations, maximum ISO has increased from 3200 to 32000. But how do the two cameras compare in low-light performance? In ...

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I Built an Instax Drone for Aerial Instant Photos

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Over the last 5 years, drones have consumed every part of my life. From using aerial systems to carry cameras as a service provider with Drone Dudes, to selling drones with Dronefly, or designing and making drones in China with Yuneec, I’ve been involved in all aspects of the drone ...

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Lexar Quits XQD Cards, Accuses Sony of Preventing Progress

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Lexar has abandoned the XQD memory card format and is now focusing its attention on pushing for CFexpress as the future standard. After the Lexar memory card business was shut down by Micron in June 2017 then acquired by the Chinese company Longsys in September 2017, Lexar stated that it ...

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