Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sony Alpha 7 II

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What do telephoto lenses really do?

    There was a video on YouTube floating around recently that was cleverly produced by a commercial photographer mocking all of the questions that people ask someone who has an expensive looking camera hanging around their neck. (I want … Continue reading

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Skylight strives to be the most simple digital photo frame

    As technologically inclined as many of us may be, that’s not always the case for our friends and family. But, just because they’re technically challenged doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be able to keep up with the latest family … Continue reading

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Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Lens Review: The best bang-for-your-buck supertelephoto zoom?

    At this most recent Photokina tradeshow, Sigma introduced a pair of updated full-frame supertelephoto zoom lenses: the 150-600mm f/5-6.3 'Sport' and a smaller, lighter 'Contemporary' version. We had a brief weekend to experiment with the Sport version back … Continue reading

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Pentax K-S2 gallery: Affordable enthusiast DSLR heads out of the lab and into the real world!

    Last month, Ricoh launched its brand-new Pentax K-S2 DSLR and weather-sealed, retractable 18-50mm lens at the CP+ Camera and Photo Imaging Show in Japan. We posted our First Shots from the feature-rich and enthusiast-grade K-S2 a couple of … Continue reading

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Phase One announces the world’s smallest 80MP medium format camera

    Phase One has announced the iXU 180, the world’s smallest 80-megapixel medium format camera. Boasting a 4:3 ratio 80-megapixel CCD sensor, the iXU 180 is designed from the ground up to be a modular, customizable medium format camera, especially … Continue reading

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A look into the life of a retoucher

    The life of a retoucher is an oft misunderstood one. In the minds of many, a retoucher’s job is merely corrective, not creative. But Becci Manson, a retoucher who has worked with the likes of Christopher Griffith and … Continue reading

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How to take photos in the dark

    This may not be the most educational photo tip I’ll do this year, but I’ll be proud of myself if I come up with anything more fun. It’s one part science fair project, one part after-dinner parlor trick, … Continue reading

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Unofficial Instagram app lets you upload photos from your computer

    It might not be an official app, and it may not last long, but Uploader for Instagram is the first app for OSX that allows you to upload your photographs through your computer, rather than your mobile device. … Continue reading

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Sony FE 24-240mm Gallery: We post initial sample images from this 10x full frame vacation long zoom

    The Sony FE lens lineup continues to grow in both prime and zoom categories, now offering 5 primes and 6 zooms total to date. The most recent to arrive at our lab is the FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS, … Continue reading

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