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Manfrotto Launches New Bumblebee Line of Pro Light Camera Bags


Manfrotto has updated its line of Pro Light Bumblebee camera bags with two backpacks and two messenger bags, which the company says are designed for comfort in harsh outdoor conditions and huge storage capacity. Pro Light Bumblebee 130 and 230 Backpacks These two backpacks are designed to take stress and ...

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A Real World Comparison of the Sony a9 and Nikon D5


Sony’s flagship a9 camera is the first full-frame mirrorless that can really compete with DSLRs when it comes to overall speed. This 30-minute comparison from Max Yuryev and pro sports photographer Paul Nelson pits Sony’s camera against the Nikon D5 under a variety of conditions. The duo were very impressed ...

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Sony Mirrorless Cameras Still Eat Stars


Sony recently released firmware v.4.0 for its a7S II and a7R II mirrorless cameras. The announcement that this firmware version “Improves image quality when Long Exposure NR setting is off” raised hopes for many photographers that Sony had at last addressed the issues caused by their automatic smoothing of all ...

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Here’s How One Photographer Cured His Sony a9 Overheating Bug


After the highly anticipated Sony a9 began landing in the hands of photographers, there were some reports of the camera displaying its overheating indicator icon after short periods of use in ordinary environments. Israeli photographer Senya Alman came up with a clever way of keeping his own a9 cool: he ...

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Going Open Source to Make Your Own Loupedeck Alternative


There is an extremely talented landscape photographer called Thomas Heaton whose YouTube videos I find very instructive and entertaining. Recently he featured a new product he was sent to try out: the Loupedeck, a physical console that lets you control Lightroom (the main software I use to sort, catalog and ...

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The Fujifilm GFX 50S’s High ISO Quality is Insane


The Fujifilm GFX 50S‘s ISO invariance makes it so easy to shoot the Milky Way that it’s not even funny. I was able to take an “impossible” shot, capturing the Milky Way in the middle of Sydney, during a light festival, without bracketing on the Milky Way. The sensor captured ...

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Trying Out a Set of $560 Zeiss iPhone Lenses


Shelling out $560 to buy three lenses for your iPhone might seem a bit extreme, but is it worth it? Do you get more optical performance out of your smartphone if you put Zeiss glass in front of that tiny sensor? Kai gave it a go. For this vlog, Kai ...

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