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This Was the World’s Largest Camera Back in 1900


Check out this monster of a camera. It was the world’s largest camera back in 1900, built for the specific purpose of shooting the largest photo in the world of the “handsomest train in the world.” In 1899, a new train called “The Alton Limited” was built in Pullman, Illinois. ...

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Why Canon Shooters (Still) Need to Consider Sony Cameras


When it comes to architecture and interior photography, it’s generally best practice to shoot using a tripod. There are several obvious reasons why, mostly due to being able to shoot effectively with slower shutter speeds and to compose your images more precisely. Many landscape photographers will more than likely agree ...

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Canon Unveils the EOS R, Its First Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera


Canon has officially unveiled the new EOS R, the company’s first full-frame mirrorless competitor. The announcement comes just two weeks after Nikon revealed its first full-frame mirrorless system, the Z Series. The Canon EOS R features Canon’s brand new RF lens mount, which Canon says is “revolutionary.” The RF mount ...

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Tamron Unveils the 15-30mm f/2.8 VC G2 for Canon EF and Nikon F


Tamron has announced the new SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, four years after the first generation version of the lens became the first ultra-wide f/2.8 zoom to offer stabilization. The moisture-resistant lens features an XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) and multiple ...

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Polaroid Unveils the Mint 2-in-1 Instant Camera and Mint Printer


Polaroid has announced the new Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 instant digital camera and printer, one of the company’s “newest innovations in photo printing.” “The Polaroid Mint camera makes it easier than ever to capture and print instant photos that last a lifetime,” Polaroid says. “With its sleek, vertical design, the Polaroid ...

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Polaroid Originals OneStep+ Adds Bluetooth and an Extra Lens


About a year after announcing the OneStep 2 Polaroid instant camera, Polaroid Originals (the company formerly known as The Impossible Project) has announced the new OneStep+. This latest i-Type camera is an improvement on the OneStep 2, adding Bluetooth and several other feature upgrades. The new connectivity of the OneStep+ ...

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Flange Distance and Mount Diameter Explained by a Lens Engineer


Nikon has understandably made a big deal about launching their new Z-mount alongside the announcement of their new mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7. The Nikon F-mount was originally released 59 years ago and the company has made backward compatibility of the system a brand pillar. But technology has changed ...

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