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Nikon’s new portrait lens combines features that make it a first of its kind

Nikon has unveiled the AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED, a medium-telephoto portrait lens that combines the flattering compression of the 105mm focal length with the extremely shallow depth of field of an f/1.4 aperture.
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Homemade motion-control camera rig works almost like the real thing

While there is certainly no shortage of DIY photography projects out there, this ingenious hardware hacker cobbled together spare parts into the ultimate motion control Franken-rig.
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Add wireless tethering to your DSLR for a cool $40 — here’s how it’s done

This $40 DIY "hack" adds wireless tethering to Canon or Nikon DSLRs, with full control from Android or iOS devices. It's not as simple as off-the-shelf solutions, but it works incredibly well for the price.
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Can SD card tech keep up with new DSLRs? Nikon is next to confirm a glitch

A week after Canon confirmed a card glitch, Nikon is releasing firmware as a temporary fix to an SD card error of its own. So why are the new DSLRs seeing errors? Both companies say the cards, not the cameras, are at fault.
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DXOMark testing reveals EOS-1D X Mark II has the best Canon sensor ever

Canon is really hitting its stride with sensors lately. The enthusiast EOS-80D proved to be the best-performing APS-C Canon ever, and now the 1D X Mark II has done the same thing for professional, full frame cameras.
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Digital Camera Buying Guide: What to look for and what to avoid

Is your smartphone camera enough for you? Do you need a point-and-shoot, mirrorless, or DSLR? Should you buy online or in a physical store? We answer these and more questions in our camera buying guide.
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This add-on device for DSLRs can be used as a shutter release and for theft prevention

Want to get an alert every time your camera gets too far away from you? That's just one of the features inside Pinout, a fully funded Indiegogo project that starts shipping next week.
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Parody ads show what really happens when you depend on a smartphone for photos

Just because the iPhone is the most popular camera doesn't mean it's the best camera. A new ad series for a camera store shows what real smartphone photos look like – and it's pretty funny.
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Ricoh’s K-70 is a weatherproof DSLR that shoots ultra-high-resolution photos

Looking to the advanced enthusiast, the weather-sealed K-70 incorporates features from the full-frame K-1, including Pixel Shift Resolution and a simulated anti-aliasing filter. But the most enticing feature may be its price.
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Sigma confirms bizarre glitch when select lenses are paired with Canon 1D-X Mark II

Canon's latest flagship DSLR, the EOS 1D-X Mark II, only recently started shipping, but users are reporting of at least one interesting but bizarre issue when using Sigma lenses. Sigma confirms three lenses exhibit the issue.
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The Canon EOS Rebel T6 is a foodie's best friend

The new EOS Rebel T6 doesn't bring anything revolutionary to Canon's budget DSLR series. While performance is on par with the previous T5, the T6 adds Wi-Fi/NFC and a shooting mode designed for food photography.
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Canon’s EOS 80D looks the same, but shoots like a whole new camera

Canon's EOS 80D is its latest midrange DSLR for enthusiasts. Ideal for photographers and videographers on a budget, or users stepping up from entry-level models, the 80D has notable improvements, including a 45-point autofocus system.