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Selfie-taking millennials told to stop trampling about in Dutch tulip fields

Selfie-taking millennials told to stop trampling about in Dutch tulip fields

Selfie snappers are causing damage to fields of tulips in the Netherlands, with local growers complaining of travelers trampling the flowers in search of the best shot. The problem has become so bad that tourism officials are considering using physical barriers to stop people from entering the fields.
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The best 360 cameras you can buy

The best 360 cameras you can buy

Immersive 360-degree video is still a newcomer, nowhere near as ubiquitous as the like of acton cams. Still though, there are dozens of 360 cameras on the market to choose from. To help you narrow down which one best fits your needs, we've rounded up a collection of our favorite 360 cameras.
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Earn more likes on your photos with the best cameras for Instagram

Earn more likes on your photos with the best cameras for Instagram

Looking to snap better Instagrams? Instagram doesn't demand high-resolution files, but upgrading your camera can deliver better bokeh and low-light quality. Factor in portability, durability and built-in Wi-Fi, and many cameras still offer convenient sharing. Here our the best cameras for Instagram.
Panasonic Lumix S1R Review

Panasonic Lumix S1R vs. Sony A7R III: Which pixel-shift powerhouse is better?

Panasonic Lumix S1R vs. Sony A7R III: Which pixel-shift powerhouse is better?

The Panasonic Lumix S1R and Sony A7R III are different in design, but similar in performance, and both offer pixel-shift high resolution modes which pull even more detail out of their already high-resolution sensors. Here's how they compare in key categories, from sensor quality to autofocus speed.
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Photography News: Instagram’s disappearing likes, the best photos of the year

Photography News: Instagram’s disappearing likes, the best photos of the year

In this week's Photography News, see why Instagram is testing a version of the app that excludes the number of likes each post gets. See the impressive winners from two different photography contests and the latest features coming to the Fujifilm X-T3. Shutterstock's new AR tool is designed for wall art.
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After controversial video, China bans ‘Leica’ on social media

After controversial video, China bans ‘Leica’ on social media

A video that referenced Tiananmen Square got the name of the camera company Leica banned from the social media platform Weibo. Leica says the video wasn't an officially sanctioned promotion, but Weibo users are questioning how the move could affect the Huawei-Leica relationship.
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Light on price but rich on features, these are the best cameras for students

Light on price but rich on features, these are the best cameras for students

Need pro-level features on a budget? The best cameras for students mix advanced features with a more palatable price, while allowing for the opportunity to grow in the future. From $2,000 full-frame models to $600 budget picks, here are five of the best cameras for students.
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China bans selfies at gigantic Aperture Spherical Telescope

China bans selfies at gigantic Aperture Spherical Telescope

You can't take a selfie with the world's largest single-dish radio telescope anymore, as the Chinese government has banned everything from smartphones to digital cameras in the surrounding 5-kilometer area. The fines if you get caught flaunting the rules are large, and the ban is to lessen interfence with the 'scope.
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Sweet 16: Wacom’s Cintiq 16 pen display makes retouching photos a breeze

Sweet 16: Wacom’s Cintiq 16 pen display makes retouching photos a breeze

Wacom’s Cintiq pen displays are usually reserved for the pros (or wealthy enthusiasts), but the new Cintiq 16 brings screen and stylus editing to an approachable price. As Wacom’s most affordable display, it cuts out the more glamorous features of its higher-end siblings, but still gets the job done.
Panasonic Lumix S1R Review

Panasonic Lumix S1R vs. Nikon Z 7: High-res mirrorless showdown

Panasonic Lumix S1R vs. Nikon Z 7: High-res mirrorless showdown

The 47-megapixels Lumix S1R and 46-megapixel Nikon Z 7 are the two highest-resolution, full-frame mirrorless cameras on the market. The S1R also features a high-resolution mode that can take 187MP images, but the Nikon is lighter, less expensive, and fully compatible with Nikon's DSLR lenses.
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The Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera gets a steep price cut at Walmart

The Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera gets a steep price cut at Walmart

Modern smartphones can snap some pretty impressive pics, but if you want pro-quality photos, you need a dedicated digital camera. The Canon EOS Rebel T6 is one of the best entry-level DSLR cameras on the market, and it’s on sale right now for as low as $399 from Walmart.
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Nikon Z 7 vs. Sony A7R III: High-res mirrorless cameras compared

Nikon Z 7 vs. Sony A7R III: High-res mirrorless cameras compared

The Nikon Z 7 and Sony A7R III both have over 40 megapixels, but which one comes out on top? With similar image quality, the answer comes down to speed, autofocus, battery life, and design. Here's how the two cameras compare on the spec sheet and in the hand.
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Family feud: Huawei P30 Pro vs. P20 Pro vs. Mate 20 Pro camera shootout

Family feud: Huawei P30 Pro vs. P20 Pro vs. Mate 20 Pro camera shootout

The Huawei P30 Pro's camera is astonishingly capable, with an amazing zoom mode and low light capabilities. But take these away, and how does it compare when facing its sibling phones, the P20 Pro and Mate 20 Pro, taking regular photos we shoot everyday? We put the three against each other to find out.
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The Black Eye Pro Cinema Wide G4 is a knockout lens for any smartphone

The Black Eye Pro Cinema Wide G4 is a knockout lens for any smartphone

Where cheaper wide-angle accessory lenses add distortion, and costlier models don't always justify their higher prices, the Black Eye Pro Cinema Wide G4 offers a valuable balance of modest price and high quality optics. With its universal clip mount, it also fits over most any smartphone, and
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Etch-A-Snap camera puts a modern spin on one of your favorite childhood toys

Etch-A-Snap camera puts a modern spin on one of your favorite childhood toys

Can't draw on an Etch A Sketch? Snap a photo with the Etch-A-Snap and the camera will draw out the scene for you. The weirdly cool camera designed by Martin Fitzpatrick replaces the usual LCD screen with an Etch A Sketch in the camera made from a Raspberry Pi Zero and some 3D-printed parts.
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Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic review

Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 Optic review

The Lensbaby Edge 35, part of the Composer Pro optic swap system, creates tilt-shift-like blur without the tilt-shift price. Made for photographers who buck tradition, it opens up new ways to work with blur in your images. But is this type of special effect lens a real tool, or just a toy?
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Photography news: Sony brings Eye Autofocus to critters via A.I.

Photography news: Sony brings Eye Autofocus to critters via A.I.

In this week's photography news, the Sony a7 III and a7R III have some new capabilities, thanks to updated firmware. Lexar teases a crazy fast 1000MB/s memory card, while Vimeo launches bulk upload possibilities. Then, meet Sony's new speedy, tough SSDs designed for photographers and videographers.
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Fujifilm X-T30 vs. Sony A6400: Midrange mirrorless cameras compared

Fujifilm X-T30 vs. Sony A6400: Midrange mirrorless cameras compared

The Fujifilm X-T30 and Sony A6400 are two of the best cameras you can buy for under $1,000, but which should you choose? Each has an edge in certain situations which makes picking a winner difficult, but here's how they compare in design, features, and specifications.
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Fujifilm X-T30 review

Fujifilm X-T30 review

At just $900, the Fujifilm X-T30 keeps pace with the $1,500 X-T3 in many respects. It is an impressively versatile machine and is great as either a first camera for beginners or a second camera for pros already shooting on the larger X-T3. Even with stiff competition from Sony, the Fujifilm X-T30 finds ways to shine.
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Nikon Z 7 vs. Sony A9: Comparing two of the best full-frame mirrorless cameras

Nikon Z 7 vs. Sony A9: Comparing two of the best full-frame mirrorless cameras

Photography is entering the age of the full-frame mirrorless camera, with powerful new models from several companies. Between the 20-fps Sony A9 and 47MP Nikon Z 7, which high-end competitor will be crowned king? Each has a number of advantages that will make one the better choice for you.
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Seeing the unseeable: Astronomers capture historic first image of a black hole

Seeing the unseeable: Astronomers capture historic first image of a black hole

For the first time ever, an international collaboration of astronomers has captured an image of a black hole. Unveiled at a National Science Foundation event on April 10, the image represents a historic achievement in imaging of one of the most extreme and hard-to-observe phenomena in our universe.
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The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 is a DSLR masquerading as a mirrorless camera

The Canon EOS Rebel SL3 is a DSLR masquerading as a mirrorless camera

Canon's newest DSLR is an entry-level model with impressive battery life and beginner-friendly features. But some of the SL3's key advantages over the SL2 are focused on live view operation, where a mirrorless camera would make more sense. But if you need an optical viewfinder, the SL3 might be for you.
Rylo

Rylo 360 camera review

Rylo 360 camera review

It can’t quite replace your action camera, but the Rylo shows a glimmer of what the future of consumer video could be.
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Back off, photo thieves: Flickr alerts photographers to image theft with Pixsy

Back off, photo thieves: Flickr alerts photographers to image theft with Pixsy

Worried about someone swiping your photo off Flickr? The image sharing platform can now integrate with Pixsy accounts to alert photographers when a photo is used without permission. Pixsy uses artificial intelligence to scour the web for copies of a protected photo, along with offering other resources.
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The Red Hydrogen One: Absolutely everything you need to know

The Red Hydrogen One: Absolutely everything you need to know

The Red Hydrogen One was first announced halfway through 2017 and has been delayed a few times since then. Now, the Red Hydrogen One is finally here, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. The phone is available through AT&T and Verizon.
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The Rylo 360 camera gets new tricks with zoom and time-lapse tools

The Rylo 360 camera gets new tricks with zoom and time-lapse tools

Rylo, the shoot first, compose later 360-degree camera, has a few new tools for getting that footage just right. A software update launched on April 9 adds a new zoom tool that will go from tiny planet to closeup. The second new tool is called speed, an option for building a time-lapse-like effect.
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Photography News: Rode’s new $200 wireless mic is designed for video newbies

Photography News: Rode’s new $200 wireless mic is designed for video newbies

Wireless mics, filters, and cinema lens galore. Ahead of the NAB show, this week's photography news includes a new $200 beginner-friendly mic from Rode, new high-end variable neutral density filters, cinema lenses from both Canon and Fujifilm, and more. Oh, and some free Vimeo stock videos.
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With the sensor of the pricier G9, the Panasonic Lumix G95 does more with less

With the sensor of the pricier G9, the Panasonic Lumix G95 does more with less

While not the new flagship, the Panasonic Lumix G95 incorporates several features from the pricier Panasonic Lumix G9 in a smaller, more affordable body. The update boosts the resolution, adds a few new features, and tweaks the design of the mid-line Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera.
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A host of new changes adds to Snapchat’s increasing functionality

A host of new changes adds to Snapchat’s increasing functionality

Snap has made a series of announcements related to partnerships with other companies that will see Snapchat products being used inside those third-party apps. Notable examples include the fact that Bitmoji will soon be available on Fitbit watches, and Stories available in Tinder.
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Content-Aware Fill makes objects in video disappear with A.I. in After Effects

Content-Aware Fill makes objects in video disappear with A.I. in After Effects

Content-Aware Fill has come to video. In a list of updates to Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Audition, Adobe announced several new video and audio tools including new Content-Aware Fill for video. Updates also include workflow enhancements to Premiere Pro and smart audio tools for Audition.
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Nikon Z 7 vs. Canon EOS R: Full-frame flagship mirrorless cameras compared

Nikon Z 7 vs. Canon EOS R: Full-frame flagship mirrorless cameras compared

Both Nikon and Canon have launched into the full frame mirrorless game -- but which brand made the better flagship camera? Compare the features between the Nikon Z 7 vs. the Canon EOS R in this guide. While the Nikon Z 7 is more than $1,000 more, there's at least one category where the Canon stands out.
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What is aperture? Learn to control blur like a pro photographer

What is aperture? Learn to control blur like a pro photographer

Ever wonder how photographers capture portraits with dreamy, soft backgrounds in one photo, and then sharply detailed landscapes in another? The "secret" is aperture, one of the three elements of the exposure triangle. Here's what you need to know about aperture's effect on exposure and depth of field.
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Learn how to PhotoShop like a pro with a $12 online course from Udemy

Learn how to PhotoShop like a pro with a $12 online course from Udemy

Whether you’re into graphic design as a hobby, you’re a photographer, you’re an aspiring professional graphic designer, or you want to learn 2D game development, these $12 Udemy online courses can teach you everything you need to know to become a PhotoShop master in no time.
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Panasonic Lumix S1 review

Panasonic Lumix S1 review

The $2,500 Lumix S1 is out to beat Canon, Nikon, and Sony at their own game. It throws conventional wisdom to the wind, offering a bigger, heavier, but more capable camera that targets professional photographers. It may not have broad appeal, but it brings more to the table than any other camera for those who can afford it.
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