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It’s not often you have to go digging through the closet to install the latest firmware for a camera you own, but that might well be the case for some Nikon D7100 owners. Nikon has announced a firmware update for the nearly 10-year-old camera that addresses a rather small problem. It seems rather odd that a nearly decade-old camera is getting an update while more recent cameras sit around…
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How a Photo Editor Made $100,000 Photoshopping Dog Pics

Photo editor Mandy Helwege has made $100,000 so far this year Photoshopping pictures of dogs next to their younger selves. Helwege began her niche business in 2018 when she was still working in sales. But after posting a viral TikTok video toward the end of 2021…
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‘Historical Role of the SLR is Already Over,’ Says Former Nikon GM

Tetsuro Goto, a former Nikon general manager and the designer of the Nikon Df, responded to questions about Nikon’s supposed withdrawal from the DSLR business by saying that the maximum performance of SLRs has already been reached. In an interview with Aeradot, Goto — who served in multiple roles at Nikon through the years including as general manager, chairman, and lead of the…
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Telescope Made from Multiple Canon Lenses is Hunting for Galaxies

Canon has partnered with an Australian university to bundle 10 Canon EF 400mm f/2.8 L IS II lenses together into what they call the Huntsman Telescope to scout the skies from the Southern Hemisphere. The novel telescope design, made by Macquarie Unversity with support from Canon, will be used to search for and study ultra-faint galaxies and astronomical objects from Australia. The…
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Ep. 370: It Sure Sounds Like Nikon Wants Out

Episode 370 of the PetaPixel Photography Podcast. Download MP3 –  Subscribe via iTunes, Google Play, email or RSS! Featured: Photographer, Scott Bline In This Episode If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a moment to rate and review us and help us move up in the rankings so others interested in photography may find us. Show Opener…
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