Monthly Archives: October 2014

Exclusive – Samsung NX1 hands-on and samples

    [UPDATE: We've just been informed that the high-ISO noise reduction processing has, in fact, not been finalized in the firmware of the NX1 used for these sample photos. Final image quality for higher ISO shots could potentially change … Continue reading

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Firmware Friday: Sony speeds up power-on for six Alpha mirrorless cameras

    Firmware Friday is all about Sony this week, as the company updates no less than six of its Alpha E-mount mirrorless cameras. If you've noticed slower-than-expected startup of your camera, fear not: The solution is here! For all … Continue reading

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Nikon 20mm f/1.8G AF-S Review: At long last, the 20-yr-old full-frame fast prime gets a modern refresh

    Nikon released an updated version of its 20mm prime lens back in September 2014 — the Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED AF-S — offering a very fast f/1.8 aperture, plus a new design to match the look and build … Continue reading

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Epson Perfection V800, V850 Pro scanners promise faster, better quality film scans

    Do you shoot film, either alongside your digital camera or exclusively? Perhaps you have a treasure trove of old photos you've never brought into the digital age, or maybe you did so years ago with a scanner of … Continue reading

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Nikon D750 Shooter’s Report Part I: In the hand & in the field – physical features and general shooting

    Nikon fans, the wait is over. Our Nikon D750 Shooter's Report is underway! Taking off to the wilderness of Maine, nature and landscape photographer Jeremy Gray has now returned with the first installment of his hands-on review of Nikon's … Continue reading

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It’s a whole new DxO! Major updates land for Optics Pro, FilmPack, Viewpoint; pricing restructured, too

    Over the years, we've seen some pretty significant updates to French software company DxO Labs' flagship Optics Pro raw image processing app, not least of which was last year's Optics Pro 9, which brought a radically rethough noise-processing … Continue reading

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Camera Deals of the Day: Nikon D610 Price Drop: $1697; Panasonic GH4 Bundle Deals; Pentax K-5 IIs $597; Canon 70D $999 and much more!

    Camera Deals of the Day is back! Yes, there's been a quite a bit of time since the last deals post, but boy, oh, boy, are there a lot of awesome deals for camera gear now. We've found … Continue reading

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