Monthly Archives: June 2014

Own a piece of photographic history: Ansel Adams’ 4×5” view camera to be auctioned off

Ansel Adams was without doubt one of the most influential America landscape photographers of all time. Besides being regarded as one of the inventors of the Zone System that allows to determine proper exposure all the way from capturing a … Continue reading

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Canon patents a Foveon-like five layer sensor with UV and IR sensitivity

News from the world of imaging sensors, and these couldn't get much stranger. Apparently, Canon is working on a multi-layered sensor not unlike the three layer Foveon sensor inside Sigma cameras, but Canon's version includes two additional layers that are … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy NX Review: Smartphone + ILC. Is it the connected photographer’s dream camera?

    The popularity of the smartphone being used as the camera-of-choice for many people continues to skyrocket. As a result, many camera manufacturers are feeling the squeeze as sales decline in favor of these multi-purpose, pocketable devices. Camera companies … Continue reading

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Android camera to get a major boost including raw shooting, manual control and more

    Last week, Google previewed an upcoming release of the Android operating system at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Tentatively named Android L, and scheduled to arrive at retail in late 2014, the new mobile OS is … Continue reading

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Firmware Friday: Fuji updates all X-series ILCs and more; Blackmagic, Nikon, Sigma also ship upgrades

    This week's Firmware Friday roundup comes a little later than usual, thanks to some thunderstorms rolling through East Tennessee which took us offline briefly. It's a doozie, though, with no less than 15 camera models and one lens … Continue reading

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Hours of setup for just one shot: Phobia-inducing video shows the difficult life of a cave photographer

    If you suffer from claustrophobia, you may want to look away from this video. (Or perhaps just take a peek through your trembling fingers.) The folks at Joby recently took a journey to Knoxville, Tennessee, literally just down … Continue reading

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