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Gear of the Year: Barney's choice (part 1) - Fujifilm X100V

Please note: the images in this article are downsized from the original files. A link is provided below to our full samples gallery. What a year. I thought 2016 was bad, but then 2020 barged in, ripped a room-clearing fart, handed 2016 its beer and went bananas. Hopefully you don’t need me to list the many horrors of the last 11 months, because I would prefer not to. It’s surreal…
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Are These The Best Cameras You Can Buy for Under $1,000?

It’s probably easier for most photography fans to point to the best cameras on the market, not the ones that offer the most value for their price. In this 11.5-minute video, Jay P Morgan discusses what he thinks are the best cameras for under a grand. The camera market is…
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Nikon in ‘Dire Straits’ as its Slump is Particularly Untimely: Report

This past year has not been kind to any camera manufacturer, but Nikon is reportedly in “dire straits” as it had yet to financially recover from previous business decisions even before it was hit with the worst slump in camera sales in years thanks to the proliferation of COVID-19. According to Japanese publication Tokyo Keizai and summarized by Digicame-Info, “the prestigious Nikon is in…
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Canon RF 85mm F2 Macro IS sample gallery

Canon’s RF 85mm F2 Macro IS offers EOS R-series shooters an affordable, stabilized and fast-ish portrait prime. Its ‘Macro’ designation also reflects its close-focusing capabilities and while it falls short of true 1:1 reproduction, its 0.5X magnification…
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Nikon’s Online Classes Are All Free for the Holidays

Want some free photography education by top professional photographers? Nikon has got you covered. The brand just made all of its online classes free for the holiday season. From November 23rd through December 31st, all classes in Nikon School Online can be streamed for…
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Photoshop’s Sky Replacement Makes Photography Something It’s Not

Let me ask you a question. Is this photo real or fake? This might be a difficult question because the answer depends on what you define as real or fake. Where is the Line, and Who Draws It? Firstly, there is no denying that post-production (a.k.a. post-processing) is an essential part of the photographer’s workflow today, especially if you shoot RAW. Between RAW and the final output such as JPG…
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These Photos Were Shot Handheld Out a B-24 Bomb Bay in WWII

During World War II, the US Air Force used massive cameras to capture aerial photographs for the purposes of mapping and reconnaissance. The resulting photographs provide a fascinating look into what the war looked like for those who fought it from above. This viral photo of…
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Forensic Experts Used Photos and Videos From Social Media to Reconstruct Beirut Explosion

On August 4, an explostion rocked the city of Beirut, killing over 200 and injuring more than 6,500. In order to reconstruct exactly what happened, forensics researchers were able to piece together the event using photos and videos uploaded to social media. Forensic Architecture was invited by the Egyptian online journal Mada Masr to review the available open-source information that included…
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