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Rant: How Sony Can Fix the Terrible Menus on Its Great Cameras


Many Sony shooters rave about their cameras but rant about the menu systems within them. Camera reviewer Maarten Heilbron has some ideas on what’s wrong and how things can be improved. Here’s his 11-minute video “rant” on the subject. “Sony’s features are at the leading edge of camera technology,” says ...

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Canon G7X Mark III Photos Leaked: 4K Video is Coming


The first photos of the upcoming Canon PowerShot G7X Mark III camera have been leaked, and the images reveal that 4K video recording is finally coming to the PowerShot line. Photo Rumors received and published the first leaked photos of this camera, which will replace the Canon G7X Mark II. ...

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An In-Depth iPhone X Camera Review by a Pro Photographer


Professional photographer Tyler Stalman recently tested out the iPhone X extensively to see its camera capabilities. In this 9-minute video review, Stalman shares his findings on how the iPhone X performs in the real world. Comparing the iPhone X to the Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 6S, Stalman’s feelings about the ...

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The ‘Chairpod’ is a Camera Tripod That Doubles As a Chair


This is clever: the “Chairpod” is a soon-to-be-released photography product that helps you stabilize both your camera and your butt. It’s a tripod that has a built-in seat so you can shoot blur-free photos for long periods without your legs getting tired. DC.Watch reports that the “Chairpod HY 127” was ...

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Leica Unveils 75mm f/2 and 90mm f/2 Lenses for the SL System


Leica has announced two new prime lenses for its Leica SL-System: the APO-Summicron-SL 75mm f/2 ASPH and APO-Summicron SL 90mm f/2 ASPH. As part of a new line of “high-performance Summicron-SL lenses,” the two lenses have been designed and constructed in Germany using “exceptional materials” to allow for a “long work life.” ...

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The Effects of Different Light Modifiers on Studio Lighting


 Here’s a 9-minute video from Radhakrishnan Chakyat of Pixel Village that looks at the effects that different light modifiers have on studio lighting. Chakyat tests a soft box, beauty dish, parabolic soft box, and a reflector. Chakyat first shot a portrait of his subject using a naked flash (meaning there were no ...

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Fujifilm Lenses Have Quality Control Issues: Reports


Fujifilm may have a quality control issue on their hands. Two reports have emerged this month of new Fujifilm lenses arriving with sizable dust specks, cracks, and excessive variations between copies. Photography Life reported on January 3rd that they discovered “multiple samples of a number of lenses” having debris between ...

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How To Get Medium Format Colors With Full Frame


Over the last few months, I have been in contact with Phase One to test their latest medium format camera, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic. The standard 100MP backs from both Hasselblad and Phase One, already have incredible colors, due to being able to produce 16-bit raw files. Phase One, however, ...

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Canon Asking Its Pros What They Want in a Pro Mirrorless Camera


If you’re a Canon shooter who has been waiting for Canon to get serious about mirrorless cameras, here’s some promising news: Canon has reportedly been asking its professionals what they’d like to see in a mirrorless camera. Canon Rumors is hearing from a trusted source that Canon has been surveying ...

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