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ACDSee Gemstone is Shaping Up to Be a Serious Photoshop Alternative

ACDSee has released a free beta version of Gemstone — a new stand-alone editing software that is currently available for anyone to try — that looks extremely promising as an Adobe Photoshop alternative. ACD Systems has released image editing and management products since 1993 and currently offers a varied list of desktop and mobile programs — such as Photo Studio Ultimate, Luxea Video…
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Updated: Nikon Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S sample gallery

The Nikon Nikkor Z MC 105mm F2.8 VR S is a short telephoto macro prime lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless Z mount. Offering several upgrades over previous generations, the new Z 105mm is being pitched as a versatile prime lens for everything from macro shooting to available light portraiture. The new lens comes with 16 elements in 11 groups, including 1 aspherical element, and 3 ED…
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Beginner's guide to buying a camera for video

With the development of mirrorless camera technology, the distinction between photo-taking devices and video cameras has become further blurred. Today, there are plenty of mirrorless stills/video cameras available that can shoot footage comparable to the standard of professional video tools, but at a fraction of the cost. In this guide we’ll be explaining the key technologies and features of…
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Abstract Photos of Cooling Lava from Iceland’s Erupting Volcano

After the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption began in March 2021, photographer Jan Erik Waider traveled to the Nátthagi valley in Iceland and captured beautifully abstract photos of lava flowing and cooling. Waider, a Hamburg, Germany-based fine art photographer, focuses on capturing abstract photos of landscapes and the intimate details found within them. “Therefore, I was most interested in…
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