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Pentax marks success of K-3 DSLR with limited Prestige Edition

Ricoh's Pentax K-3 has received numerous accolades. To commemorate, Ricoh has introduced the K-3 Prestige Edition, featuring a new body option. However, only 2,000 will be available worldwide.

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Peak Design’s Slide, Clutch put unique spin on camera strap

Peak Design, maker of innovative camera accessories, is currently crowdfunding two new camera straps, the Slide and Clutch. Both promise great durability, versatility, and comfort.

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Carry lots of your gear in style with Venque’s new DSLR CamPro backpack

Camera bag maker Venque of Toronto, Canada, is currently crowdfunding a stylish, versatile, and durable camera backpack via Kickstarter. The DSLR CamPro backpack has enough room for two cameras, six lenses, and a laptop computer.

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Can’t tell a zoom lens from a telephoto? Canon website shows you what to look for

For new DSLR users confused about the different types of lenses available, Canon has a website dedicated to helping customers find the right glass for their photographic needs. The info applies to all interchangeable lens cameras, too.

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Photography newbie? CameraSim 3D teaches basics through first-person video game

CameraSim takes their educational camera simulator for photography newcomers to the next level and puts it in an immersive, video game-like 3D environment. It not only simulates a DSLR's functions, but shows you what images could look like.

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Nikon set aside nearly $18 million in bid to deal with D600 sensor issue and restore reputation

While we'll never know how much the D600's sensor issue has cost Nikon in terms of lost sales, the firm has recently revealed it's spending almost $18m to cover the cost of D600 repairs and replacements as it works to restore confidence in its brand.

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Sony’s wicked A77 is back with a crazy 79-point autofocus system in the Mark II

Sony launches the A77 Mark II, a new enthusiast/pro DSLR with an enhanced 79-point autofocus system and fast continuous burst mode than its predecessor, as well as other new and improved features. It also represents Sony's commitment to the DSLR.

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Shoot video with a DSLR? This clever hack extends battery life by up to 9 hours

If you're shooting a lot of video with your DSLR, you might've noticed how quickly this drains your battery. This hack helps you boost your battery life, but you'll need to channel your inner MacGyver.

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Are mirrorless cameras in Canon’s future? Taking a look at the EOS M system

Reports claim that Canon will soon introduce new EOS M models. With no new models announced since 2012, this makes us wonder in what direction the system is headed.

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Great images depend on optimal lighting, Photojojo’s Luxi light meter helps you find it

The Luxi light meter from Photojojo is an inexpensive iPhone accessory that helps you measure the light falling on a subject or room. Using that info in your camera's manual mode helps you achieve better looking photos.

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Update: Nikon issues new statement, reiterates commitment to supporting D600 owners

Nikon has issued a technical service advisory to all D600 owners that concerns a sensor problem due to dust and oil. The company will fix all cameras submitted for inspection, even if they're out of warranty.

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