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109-Year-Old Rode’s Camera Shop Burned Down in Kenosha

Rode’s Camera Shop, a 109-year-old camera store, burned down last week during rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, sparked by the shooting of 29-year-old African-American man Jacob Blake by a police officer. The store first opened in 1911 and became a fixture in the community…
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Microsoft’s New AI ‘Authenticator’ Spots Manipulated Photos and Videos

Earlier today, Microsoft announced two new tools that will help identify manipulated photos and videos. The first is a metadata-based system, and the second is a “Video Authenticator” that will analyze photos and videos and provide a “confidence score” that tells you whether or not the media has been altered by AI. The metadata system that Microsoft talks about sounds similar to Adobe’s…
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Panasonic introduces Lumix DC-S5 stills/video hybrid camera

Panasonic has announced the Lumix DC-S5, a compact full-frame mirrorless camera for creators who want good still and video capabilities, without having to haul around the S1 or S1H. The S5 features a 24MP BSI CMOS sensor, also found in the S1, which has a standard ISO range…
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How to Correct Perspective Distortions with Photoshop’s Camera Raw Filter

Here’s a 1.5-minute video tutorial that could improve your workflow if you’re often correcting perspective distortions in your photos. In it, Photoshop Training Channel teaches how to get the job done by converting your photo into a Smart Object and then using Photoshop’s Camera Raw Filter. In the new version of Camera Raw, the tools we need have been moved from the top toolbar to its own…
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16 Inspiring Wildlife Photos in the WPY 2020 Contest

The prestigious annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition put on by London’s Natural History Museum has released a collection of Highly Commended entries submitted to this year’s contest. While the grand prize and category winners will be announced on October…
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Sony Unveils New A-Mount to E-Mount Adapter with Built-In AF Motor

In a surprise announcement this morning, Sony unveiled the new LA-EA5 lens adapter: a Sony A-mount to E-mount adapter that promises E-Mount autofocus and burst shooting performance when using Sony’s older A-mount glass, including lenses without a built-in AF motor. The LA-EA5 is a surprisingly compact adapter, given everything it’s promising. The adapter allegedly delivers “full support”…
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