How Good Is Canon’s Unique RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens?


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How Good Is Canon's Unique RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens?

The Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM certainly raised a few eyebrows when it was announced, due to its rather unique specs that offer extreme reach at an affordable price, but at the cost of using a very narrow and fixed aperture. How does it perform in practice? This great video review shows what you can expect and if it is workable in real-world situations.

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Sony shooters rejoice, you can now tether directly into Lightroom


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Here is a screenshot I did not think I’ll see. Lightroom connected and tethered with a Sony A7III. I mean, Sony has been tethering with Capture One for ages, but Lightroom Classic? Uh uh! Mostly because Sony and Adobe never found a way to share the needed codebase. But now comes Tether Tools, and fr […]

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Sony shooters rejoice, you can now tether directly into Lightroom


This post is by Udi Tirosh from DIYPhotography.net -Hacking Photography, One Picture At A Time


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Here is a screenshot I did not think I’ll see. Lightroom connected and tethered with a Sony A7III. I mean, Sony has been tethering with Capture One for ages, but Lightroom Classic? Uh uh! Mostly because Sony and Adobe never found a way to share the needed codebase. But now comes Tether Tools, and fr […]

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Macro for Fuji Shooters: A Review of the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens


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Macro for Fuji Shooters: A Review of the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens

A good macro lens can be one of the most versatile lenses in your bag, offering not only the ability to take extreme close-up images with high levels of detail, but also portraits at a flattering focal length and with high levels of sharpness. For Fuji shooters, there is the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro lens, and this excellent video review shows what you can expect from it in practice.

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Macro for Fuji Shooters: A Review of the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens


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Macro for Fuji Shooters: A Review of the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Lens

A good macro lens can be one of the most versatile lenses in your bag, offering not only the ability to take extreme close-up images with high levels of detail, but also portraits at a flattering focal length and with high levels of sharpness. For Fuji shooters, there is the XF 80mm f/2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro lens, and this excellent video review shows what you can expect from it in practice.

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Why Don’t All Cameras Have These Five Features?


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Why Don't All Cameras Have These Five Features?

Modern cameras are much more than light-tight boxes for capturing images; they are small but powerful computers that offer an array of capabilities for photographers. Here are five features that every modern camera should have.

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Should You Buy a Mamiya RZ67?


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Should You Buy a Mamiya RZ67?

The Mamiya RZ67 has something approaching legendary status in the world of medium format film photography, but it’s not to everyone’s taste, as this short video makes clear. Would you buy one?

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Anamorphic lens: What is it and why you should use it


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Anamorphic lenses are an asset in any filmmaker’s toolbox. As a creator, you’re faced with tough choices when it comes to your masterpiece. However, when asking yourself ‘How do I make this story look great on the screen?’ that’s where an anamorphic lens is pretty badass. The anamorphic lens is a filmmaker favourite, mainly because […]

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Anamorphic lens: What is it and why you should use it


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Anamorphic lenses are an asset in any filmmaker’s toolbox. As a creator, you’re faced with tough choices when it comes to your masterpiece. However, when asking yourself ‘How do I make this story look great on the screen?’ that’s where an anamorphic lens is pretty badass. The anamorphic lens is a filmmaker favourite, mainly because […]

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Comparing the Sony a7S III to the Canon R5 for 4K 120 Fps Slow-Motion Video


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Comparing the Sony a7S III to the Canon R5 for 4K 120 Fps Slow-Motion Video

Shooting 4K at 120 fps is kind of a niche feature and something many may not even think about, but having it available when you need it is pretty great. Now that 4K has become more standard in the DSLR and mirrorless market, we are starting to see more cameras capable of shooting 4K at 120fps.

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Fstoppers Reviews the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock


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Fstoppers Reviews the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock

In today’s computing landscape, laptops are replacing desktops for many on-the-go creative and business professionals. There are still, however, a few things that make a desktop setup more productive for many. A Thunderbolt Dock, such as the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock, can help to bridge that productivity gap when you return home or to the office. Let’s take a look at how it stacks up in today’s article.

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The Best Gear for Storm Photography


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I first became interested in storms when I was a boy growing up in Texas, the only state in the US that experiences tornadoes, hurricane and blizzards on a regular basis. I built a scale model of a supercell thunderstorm inside a clear plexiglass box using cotton and a light bulb for lightning, and won first place in the weather category at our local science fair. Then I got permission from my mother to climb onto our roof and build a weather station.

When I was 12, I took my first storm photo: a big, fat bolt of lightning shot

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The Best Gear for Storm Photography


This post is by Martin Lisius from PetaPixel


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I first became interested in storms when I was a boy growing up in Texas, the only state in the US that experiences tornadoes, hurricane and blizzards on a regular basis. I built a scale model of a supercell thunderstorm inside a clear plexiglass box using cotton and a light bulb for lightning, and won first place in the weather category at our local science fair. Then I got permission from my mother to climb onto our roof and build a weather station.

When I was 12, I took my first storm photo: a big, fat bolt of lightning shot

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Lomography Releases Diana F+ Nami Edition: An Inexpensive Medium Format Film Camera


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Lomography Releases Diana F+ Nami Edition: An Inexpensive Medium Format Film Camera

Lomography is a company that tends produces interesting and quirky products, that are inspired from the film era of photography. The lens that put Lomo on the map for me was the 85mm f/2.2 Petzval in Brass. I absolutely loved this lens and it was a great introduction for me to the company.

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These Sources Will Help You Find the Right Photography Gear


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These Sources Will Help You Find the Right Photography Gear

While there is much discussion about different camera brands, models, and the development of the market, the perfect camera still hasn’t been built. This article will show you where to find information to make your best choice from what’s available.

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The Vaxis Atom 500 lets you transmit video up to 500ft from either HDMI or SDI


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Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Hollyland Mars 400S Pro announcement, Vaxis has now announced their new Atom 500 SDI wireless video transmission system (which still supports HDMI, too) and on paper it looks pretty impressive, offering less than 80ms latency and a 500ft range with internal antennas. The new release is an update to […]

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The Vaxis Atom 500 lets you transmit video up to 500ft from either HDMI or SDI


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Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Hollyland Mars 400S Pro announcement, Vaxis has now announced their new Atom 500 SDI wireless video transmission system (which still supports HDMI, too) and on paper it looks pretty impressive, offering less than 80ms latency and a 500ft range with internal antennas. The new release is an update to […]

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A Comprehensive Review of the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera


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A Comprehensive Review of the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless Camera

The EOS R5 has been making waves as one of the most exciting products to be released by Canon or pretty much any company in quite a while, as it pushes the limits on both video and stills. If you have been reading specs sheets and wondering if it is the camera for you, this fantastic comprehensive review should help you make a decision.

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If Canon Doesn’t Fix This Huge Problem, Its Mind-Blowing Roadmap for 2021 Will Be Utterly Pointless for Many


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If Canon Doesn't Fix This Huge Problem, Its Mind-Blowing Roadmap for 2021 Will Be Utterly Pointless for Many

Have you seen what’s on the horizon for Canon in 2021? Wow. After a number of comparatively lackluster years, Canon roared back to life in 2020 with the announcement of a few new cameras and a bunch of new lenses. However, there’s a glaring issue that needs to be urgently addressed or it will all be rather meaningless.

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Sony a7C Versus a7 III: 16 Important Differences


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Sony a7C Versus a7 III: 16 Important Differences

One of Sony’s newest full frame, mirrorless bodies has been well received, but also left a lot of people unsure of just how different it is to one of its predecessors. Here are 16 of the main differences between the two.

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