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Olympus Unveils New Wireless Flash, Commander, and Receiver


In addition to the new OM-D E-M1X announced today, Olympus has also unveiled a new weather resistant FL-700WR wireless flash, FC-WR commander, and FR-WR receiver. All three products are dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof (14°F/-10°C). Since they use wireless radiowave communication, they can operate in bright conditions and regardless of obstructions ...

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Lunar Eclipse Video Catches Meteorite Hitting the Moon


During the super blood wolf moon total lunar eclipse on Monday, cameras pointed at the moon captured the first known sighting of a meteorite slamming into the shadow-covered moon. This 24-second video of the impact was released by Jose Maria Madiedo at the University of Huelva in Spain. New Scientist ...

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This is Sony’s New Real-Time Tracking in Action


In unveiling the new a6400 last week, Sony also announced its next-generation AI-based tracking features that are also coming to existing cameras in a firmware update. Sony Artisan Patrick Murphy-Racey shared this 2-minute video showing just how impressive the tracking is. Murphy-Racey had a chance to test out a Sony ...

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500px Bans Photographer for Photos Not Being ‘Photographic’ Enough


Tim Gamble is a Manchester, UK-based photographer who uses light-painting techniques to create surreal and abstract artworks. His photos are almost entirely created in-camera, so imagine Gamble’s surprise when 500px unexpectedly deleted his account for “posting non-photographic content.” Gamble, who shares his work online as Fade To Black Light Art, ...

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‘Tank Man’ Photographer Finds Himself in a Jeopardy Clue


You know you’ve established your photographic legacy when you show up as a clue on Jeopardy, and that’s what happened to photographer Jeff Widener a few days ago. One of the clues on the ever-popular trivia game show focused on Widener’s iconic “Tank Man” photo. “Tonight January 17, 2019, I ...

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