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The Nikon Cameras Used by NASA


I recently attended Nikon’s first-ever Fan Meeting event in Japan and one of the interesting things I was able to see and learn there was Nikon’s history of equipment being used by NASA in space. Nikon has a very long history working together with NASA. Nikon’s awesome reputation for being ...

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DJI Launches Privacy Mode for Flying Drones Offline


Two months after the US Army ended its use of DJI drones due to “cybersecurity” reasons, DJI has just launched a new privacy mode that allows operators to fly completely offline. DJI says the goal is to provide “enhanced data privacy assurances for sensitive government and enterprise customers.” The new ...

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GoPro HERO6 vs. HERO5: Should You Upgrade?


The GoPro HERO6 is finally here and many of you are probably wondering if it’s worth the upgrade or not. In this 13-minute video, the Canadian camera store Vistek compared the HERO6 with the HERO5 and came up with some startling results. First, the stabilization. The comparisons between the two cameras showed ...

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Camera


I have been a very happy Sony customer for the last 2+ years. My a7R continues to serve me well, but I am inching closer to an upgrade. I know the a7R II is an awesome camera. I’ve read the reviews. There are photographers I follow and respect who rave ...

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A Close Look at the Quality of iPhone 8 Plus RAW Photos


A few weeks back I ran some tests on the RAW files taken with the latest iPad Pro. Frankly, I was pretty impressed, the quality was indeed considerably better than what’s possible on my “soon to be replaced iPhone 6S Plus”. Those test results got me quite excited because I ...

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A Nikon D850 Field Test Gone Wrong


I was very excited when I first read about the new Nikon D850 and I knew that this camera would be exactly what I had been waiting for. The larger file size is welcomed from a fine art perspective and in combination with a highly improved focus system, fast processors ...

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Here’s 4K Cinematic Footage Shot with the iPhone 8 Plus


Cinematographer Matteo Bertoli got his hands on an iPhone 8 Plus and took it out and about in Los Angeles to test its video capabilities. The 4K cinematic footage in the 2.5-minute video above was shot entirely on the smartphone. “Apple said they improved the sensor and that is true,” ...

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