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Photography News: These broken filters add sweet in-camera effects

Photography News: These broken filters add sweet in-camera effects

A prism accessory company is making intentionally imperfect filters to create cool bokeh, light leak and flare effects with a set of variable prism filters from Prism Lens FX. In this week's photography news, find what feature the Canon EOS R is getting next and meet Profoto's buttonless flash trigger.
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Canon, Fujifilm, and Epson drop killer deals on 3 of the best photo printers

Canon, Fujifilm, and Epson drop killer deals on 3 of the best photo printers

Despite having smartphones and digital platforms to store all your pictures, photo printing is slowly making its comeback. If you want to bring your photos out of the digital world, Amazon is dropping huge discounts on these three photo printers from Epson, Fujifilm, and Canon.
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Nikon Z 6 vs. Nikon Z 7: What’s the best Nikon mirrorless camera?

Nikon Z 6 vs. Nikon Z 7: What’s the best Nikon mirrorless camera?

Nikon offers both an entry-level and flagship full-frame mirrorless camera -- but which one is better? Comparing the Nikon Z 6 vs Nikon Z 7, the pricier model has better resolution, yet the more budget-friendly model offers a faster burst speed. Here's what you need to know on the Z6 and Z 7.
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Canon’s Ivy Cliq Plus is an instant camera printer with custom clicks

Canon’s Ivy Cliq Plus is an instant camera printer with custom clicks

Sure, the name says Cliq, but the new Canon Ivy Cliq Plus allows you to customize the sound the shutter makes with your own recording. The Canon Ivy Cliq Plus and Cliqare new digital instant cameras designed for sharing. With megapixels in the single-digit range, the cameras are affordable too.
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Canon EOS RP review

Canon EOS RP review

The EOS RP is the cheapest new full-frame camera ever made, and that's certainly something. But to bring us the RP, Canon had to take away features and performance we've come to expect from full-frame cameras. Do customers in the market for a cheap, compact camera even need full frame?
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Photoshop is headed to the iPad Pro, but is a tablet enough for photographers?

Photoshop is headed to the iPad Pro, but is a tablet enough for photographers?

Adobe is bringing Photoshop to the iPad -- but are tablets ready to tackle the more complex photo edits? While Photoshop isn't yet available for the iPad, we added an iPad Pro to our photography workflow to see how the tablet holds up, from image importing to touchscreen local adjustments.
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From street to surreal, meet 14 often overlooked women who shaped photography

From street to surreal, meet 14 often overlooked women who shaped photography

Photography's long history is often dominated by men -- but women played a large role in shaping what photography is today, even publishing the first book using photographs. Meet 14 historic women in photography, from the first female war photojournalists to the first woman to pick up a camera.
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With 4K and a tilt screen, the tiny Sony RX0 II busts genre restrictions

With 4K and a tilt screen, the tiny Sony RX0 II busts genre restrictions

The Sony RX0 II doesn't fit neatly into any of the existing camera categories -- but the result is a camera shooting multiple types of projects. While the sensor and lens remains the same, the new RX0 II has in-camera 4K, a flip screen, enhanced eye AF, and Sony's latest processor, retailing for $700.
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Proposed NICE standards promise more powerful smart cameras, no matter the brand

Proposed NICE standards promise more powerful smart cameras, no matter the brand

The next generation of smart cameras could be powered by a set of specifications currently under development. The NICE Alliance released the first public draft of standards for a system that would allow smart cameras from multiple brands to share tech, run the same apps, and communicate with each other.
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Sony A9 camera gets even better as new firmware brings A.I.-powered autofocus

Sony A9 camera gets even better as new firmware brings A.I.-powered autofocus

The speedy Sony a9 is a download away from more accurate autofocus. New firmware version 5.0 for the Sony a9 brings artificially intelligent autofocus modes to the action-oriented camera, as well as a boost to image quality with updated processing. The update also brings user-requested features.
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Photography News: Meet the beer that processes film and the first pinhole zoom

Photography News: Meet the beer that processes film and the first pinhole zoom

Who knew the photography world need film-processing beer and a zooming pinhole lens? Find them among the oddities announced in this week's photography news. SuperEight is a beer with the acidity and Vitamin C ideal for developing film. Thingify teased a new pinhole lens with zoom for Sony E Mount.
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The Tacs Nato-Lens is a watch for those who live life through a camera lens

The Tacs Nato-Lens is a watch for those who live life through a camera lens

Not all watches have to be round, or connect to your phone. The Tacs Nato-Lens is a stylish piece of wristwear with a design inspired by classic SLR cameras, making it a geeky timepiece for the camera and watch fan. It's a reasonably priced alternative to the Tacs AVL II, but is it a better choice?
Panasonic Lumix S1R Review

Panasonic Lumix S1R review

Panasonic Lumix S1R review

The Lumix S1R is one of the most capable cameras ever made, from its robust build to extensive feature set. But its key feature, the 187MP high resolution mode, is something few customers will have use for. Here's how it stacks up to the competition, as well as the more affordable Lumix S1.
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Sony’s latest sensor is stacked, backlit, and equipped with a global shutter

Sony’s latest sensor is stacked, backlit, and equipped with a global shutter

Say this five times fast: Backlit, stacked, global shutter sensor. Sony managed to cram all three technologies into one sensor using a unique design. The result is a high-speed sensor with a higher resolution without sacrificing low-light quality. But when will photographers actually see the technology?
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Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform

Insta-checkout? New Instagram service lets you shop without leaving the platform

Shopping on Instagram no longer means leaving the platform to checkout in a web browser. Instagram checkout launched in beta today with a handful of retailers, allowing users to checkout without leaving the app. The tool will also send users notifications, including shipping updates.
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Paper designs digitize in real time using an Illustrator-connected paper tablet

Paper designs digitize in real time using an Illustrator-connected paper tablet

Love graphic design, but prefer the feel of real paper? The new Moleskine Paper Tablet - Creative Cloud Connected syncs with Adobe Illustrator in real time, turning paper sketches into digital drawings. The system comes after previous collaboration allowed users to digitize designs with a smartphone.
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Nvidia’s A.I. Playground lets you edit photos, experience deep learning research

Nvidia’s A.I. Playground lets you edit photos, experience deep learning research

On Monday, March 18, Nvidia launched the A.I. Playground, a new online space where anyone can experience all the raw power of its deep learning research. The new website currently features three demos for image editing, styling, as well as photorealistic image synthesis. 
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Photography News: Taking a smartphone photo probably saved this guy’s life

Photography News: Taking a smartphone photo probably saved this guy’s life

Can photography save your life? A man was snapping a photo in Australia when the smartphone stopped an arrow shot at his face. In this week's photography news, see Canon's plans for a stabilized mirrorless, Hasselblad's newest accessories, Samyang's latest lens, and Think Tank's newest bags.
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Loupedeck Plus can now edit video, audio with Final Cut Pro

Loupedeck Plus can now edit video, audio with Final Cut Pro

The list of Loupedeck Plus-compatible software is growing. The photo-editing console now works with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Audition for video and audio editing. The controls can be configured to be used on either platform, along with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Skylum Aurora HDR.
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The Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 mimics tilt-shift blur for less cash

The Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Edge 35 mimics tilt-shift blur for less cash

Want to create a tilt-shift image on a budget? The new Lensbaby Composer II with Edge 35 mimics the look of a tilt-shift lens for under $500. The new Edge 35 optic is part of the Composer Pro II optics system, which allows photographers to swap out different optics for different effects, using the same lens base.
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Twitter takes a cue from Instagram and Snapchat with new quick-swipe camera

Twitter takes a cue from Instagram and Snapchat with new quick-swipe camera

Twitter is giving the "what's happening" treatment to photos and video by allowing users to access the in-app camera fast enough to catch and share the moment. The new Twitter camera is accessible with a swipe, and uses a design distinguished from the images just uploaded from the camera roll.
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Obsbot Tail camera uses A.I. to follow the action (or a pet) for you

Obsbot Tail camera uses A.I. to follow the action (or a pet) for you

Want to capture more epic action selfies -- or see what your pet is doing while you're gone? The Obsbot Tail is a camera-gimbal combo that uses artificial intelligence to follow the action. Using a handful of different modes, the camera works to keep the action in the frame -- and can even go mobile with a wheeled accessory.
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Forget folding phones, the Insta360 EVO camera folds in half to shoot 360 video

Forget folding phones, the Insta360 EVO camera folds in half to shoot 360 video

The Insta360 EVO is a ... flip camera? Unfolded, the Insta360 Evo shoots 3D in 180 degrees, folded, the new camera shoots in 360 degrees. Designed for dual formats, the camera is launching with what's essentially a pair of 3D glasses for your phone, not your face, the $30 reverse phone case HoloFrame.
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Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 is sharp enough to handle futuristic 90-megapixel cameras

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 is sharp enough to handle futuristic 90-megapixel cameras

Lens launches come with a lot of hype and marketing speak but a test from LensRentals confirmed some of the initial claims around the new Sony FE 135 f/1.8. The rental company says that the new Sony 135mm is the sharpest lens that it has ever tested -- even higher than ultra high-resolution cameras.
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Amid confusion, the Red Hydrogen team promises a pro in-device camera

Amid confusion, the Red Hydrogen team promises a pro in-device camera

Learning from the Red Hydrogen One, the company is gearing up for a pro-level device. In a forum post, Red's founder shares how the team is designing a Red Hydrogen with a pro-level in-device camera. But, the company left Red Hydrogen One users unsure if the previously promised modules are actually coming.
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The new HP OfficeJet Pro’s smart app cuts your time spent scanning in half

The new HP OfficeJet Pro’s smart app cuts your time spent scanning in half

The new HP OfficeJet Pro series offers faster print speeds, but the company says a new app with shortcut options allows users to cut the time spent working on scanning files in half. The all-in-one printer series includes several models from a basic $169 to a $399 premium option.
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CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 learns how to play nice with Macs

CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 learns how to play nice with Macs

The design software CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019 is here, bringing new features now to both Mac and Windows users. The update adds new tools for better organization, along with features to help creatives design sharper digital graphics. The program is available with a license or subscription.
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Selfie snapper attacked by jaguar during foolhardy photo attempt

Selfie snapper attacked by jaguar during foolhardy photo attempt

Selfies with animals don't always work out well, as a woman at a zoo in Arizona found out recently. Passing a safety barrier to get closer to a jaguar, the animal responded angrily by attacking her, digging its claws into her flesh. Fortunately, a quick-thinking visitor managed to save the woman.
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Photography News: This is what happens to a camera in a tornado

Photography News: This is what happens to a camera in a tornado

Think a simple camera is harmless? Watch what would happen if it became tornado projectile in a video putting an old Canon inside a tornado cannon. In this week's photography news, see Meike's new 85mm lens and learn how Sony is busting myths about the E-Mount aperture.
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Flickr axes Creative Commons limit to give free users more wiggle room

Flickr axes Creative Commons limit to give free users more wiggle room

Flickr's free option only allows 1,000 images, but now Creative Commons and other free-to-license images are excluded from that cap. Flickr also added an "in memoriam" account option, which will keep images online after a photographer's death. The changes come after SmugMug acquired the platform last year.
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13 inspiring female photographers to follow on Instagram

13 inspiring female photographers to follow on Instagram

On International Women's Day, fill your Instagram feed with inspiring posts from these 13 women photographers, representing a breadth of experience from travel and street photography to fine art and commercial work.
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Yongnuo’s 4G smart mirrorless camera could cost under $500

Yongnuo’s 4G smart mirrorless camera could cost under $500

Yongnuo surprised with a teaser for an upcoming mirrorless camera and now we know more details, including a good chunk for the specifications. The Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera will use an Android 7.1 operating system and Canon EF lenses. The sensor will be manufactured by Panasonic and there's 4K, too.
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Do camcorders still make sense in 2019? Our camcorder buying guide

Do camcorders still make sense in 2019? Our camcorder buying guide

Camcorders were once the one-size-fits-all video solution for the masses, but they are much rarer today. As our phones continue to get better at video, the desire to buy a camcorder is decreasing, but there are reasons you may still need one, from increased zoom range and battery life to better audio.
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Leica Q2 doubles down on resolution in fast, weather-sealed full-frame compact

Leica Q2 doubles down on resolution in fast, weather-sealed full-frame compact

Leica's second generation Q series camera almost doubles the megapixels of the first. The Leica Q2 is a 47.8-megapixel full-frame camera with a fixed 28mm f/1.7 lens. Besides the increased resolution, the upgrade offers 4K, an updated processor and a new viewfinder inside a weather-sealed, travel-friendly body.
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