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The elegant spiral of a fiddleneck flower. Shooting handheld allowed me to refine the framing of the flower to my liking from an angle I wouldn’t have been able to achieve easily on a tripod. Single frame capture. Exposure: 1/800 sec., ƒ/20, ISO 2000. Nikon’s expanding lens collection for its mirrorless Z system now includes
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[embedded content] Panaluxe has announced the Panaluxe Smart Color Target (Type 1) that it claims can instantly generate Direct Scene-Referred (DSRTM) color profiles regardless of camera or location. According to the company, the upcoming Panaluxe Smart Color Target system will allow creators to perfectly color-match shots regardless of camera, lens, lighting, or optical filters, ensuring
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Butterfly Wing. Darrell Gulin saw the beauty in the intricate patterns and color of the scales comprising the wing of a spicebush swallowtail butterfly. It was easy to capture with a long exposure at 1.4x with the Canon RF100mm 2.8L Macro IS USM. Exposure: 2 sec., ƒ/32, ISO 1250. In photography, the term macro is
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For landscape photography, a sturdy, versatile tripod is arguably the best investment you can make for sharper images—and sharpness is critical for successful photographs. Unintentional softness and blur will render photos of even the most stunning scenes unusable. That’s true for every photographic subject, but especially for richly detailed landscape compositions. Though modern image stabilization
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An ideal option for long hikes when you don’t want to carry your full camera system, superzoom cameras are easy to stow in a day pack along with water, snacks, sunscreen and other trail essentials. Though their image sensors are smaller than those found in interchangeable-lens cameras, they make up for it with massive zoom
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The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo today unveiled a number of new technologies for smartphone photography, including an 85-200mm continuous optical zoom, a next-gen RGBW sensor, a 5-axis OIS, and a next-gen under-screen camera. Here’s a look at the new innovative technologies Oppo showed off today during its online “Future Imaging Technology Launch Event”: 85-200mm Continuous
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Figure 1. Shot with the new iPhone 12 Pro Max using the Apple ProRAW format. Developed in Lightroom Classic. Introduced in the iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max, Apple ProRAW is an entirely new file format that indicates where Apple is heading with its camera technology. Two years ago, I did something I
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Moment has launched a new line of CineClear UV Filters that promise to protect agains sun, dust, scratches, and spills without sacrificing image quality. Moment is more widely known for its smartphone camera lenses, but also makes accessories for full-size cameras — including filters — and backpacks (such as its recently announced Strohl Mountain backpacks).
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