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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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Case Remote Air puts big-time camera control in a small package

The Case Remote Air is proving that great things really do come in small packages. It claims to be the world’s most compact and powerful wireless camera controller, at just 2.4 inches long and a weight of only 50 grams.
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Pro photographer uses $20 camera to prove it’s not the gear that makes a photo great

For DigitalRev's latest “Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera” challenge, photographer Matt Usher is given an old Nikon CoolPix 995 and asked to capture the best possible images he can. The results are astounding.
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Two months after attackers tossed his camera into a lake, journalist reunited with photos

When two attackers threw David Pardo's camera in the water in May for taking a stranger's photo, he probably didn't think he'd ever see those images again. But a woman caught the camera while fishing -- and the photos were still intact.
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One of Fujifilm’s top-of-the line cameras can’t do top of-the-line features, company admits

When Fujifilm announced the X-T2, the company promised to bring its improved autofocus to its sister camera, the X-Pro2, via firmware. Unfortunately, this won't be happening for the X-T2's other headline feature: 4K video.
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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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Video shows off the Fujifilm X-T2’s impressive autofocus compared to a DSLR

The Fujifilm X-T2 features a much improved autofocus system, especially in continuous mode. But just how good is it? YouTube photography duo John & Jeong wanted to find out, so they put it up it against Nikon’s full frame D810…
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Nikon, Canon cameras prove to be no match for a hydraulic press

The Canon vs Nikon debate is usually about pixels or low-light capabilities. Not this time, though. For their latest video, the guys behind the Hydraulic Press Channel put a Nikon FA up against a Canon AE-1 in the most brutal…
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This new AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 lens shines bright, outperforms pricier competition

Third-party lens manufacturer Tokina continues its successful run with the AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8. Despite being less than half the cost of first-party alternatives, it just made through the gauntlet of DXOMark testing with flying colors.
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Instant photography lesson: What ‘high-speed sync flash’ is and how to use it

High-speed sync allows photographers to shoot with a flash at high shutter speeds, perfect for outdoor portraits or any time you need flash and a fast shutter. Photographer Manuel Ortiz provides a simple demonstration of how it…
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Want to see what 53-billion pixels looks like? Bentley constructs image as big as a football field

Sure, you could use the tech developed by NASA to take photographs of Mars for scientific applications, but wouldn't it be more fun to shoot a luxury car with it? Bentley just unveiled a 53 billion pixel for an ad -- and it's pretty cool.
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Nikon releases a so-so solution for the D5's paltry 4K recording times

While 4K may be one of the headlining features of the Nikon D5, the flagship DSLR can only record in three minute clips. That's changing with a firmware update, but there's a catch on that extended 29-minute recording time.