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Canon R5 and R6: Comparing the File Formats (RAW, CRAW, JPEG, and HEIF)

In my last article, I shot images with both the Canon R5 and Canon R6 to compare the ISO performance of both cameras. As always, this lead to a lot of comments, emails, and DMs asking me if I could also compare the different file formats of these cameras. While I still have both these cameras on loan from Canon, I decided that now would be a good time to tests these parameters for all of you (and…
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Canon Australia announces that the online Canon Store will close at the end of the month

On September 1, Canon Australia announced that it will be closing its online direct to consumer marketplace, Canon Store, for the ‘foreseeable future.’ The store will close starting on September 30. Canon Australia has determined that current Australian market conditions and challenges demand a shift in how consumers access products, services and support. Of the decision to shutter the…
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Canon cameras can now automatically upload your pictures to Google Photos

Google are making it easier to move images from your camera to Google Photos. Owners of recent Canon cameras can now automatically upload photos and videos to the popular photo management platform by wirelessly slinging them via your phone. This auto-backup to Google Photos feature works with both the iOS and Android versions of the image.canon app, but you’ve got to make sure your camera is…
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Fujifilm breaks mirrorless speed record with new f/1.0 lens

Fujifilm has announced a new 50mm X-series lens with an unprecedented f/1.0 aperture. The XF 50mmF1.0 R WR is the world’s first f/1 autofocus lens for mirrorless cameras, according to Fujifilm, and marks the 35th X-series lens the company has produced. Its field of view is…
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First Look: Is the Fuji XF 50mm f/1.0 the Ultimate X-Mount Portrait Lens?

A while back, Fujifilm announced that they were working on a 33mm f/1 lens. Recently it was announced that they had scrapped that lens to work on a 50mm f/1, which would result in a more compact lens. With a super-fast 56mm f/1.2 already in the Fuji lens lineup, will a 50mm f/1 be different enough? We were lucky enough to get a sample 50mm f/1 to test out for a short while. The XF50mm f/1 is a…
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