New Think Tank Photo Small Pouches

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 Think Tank Photo has announced some new travel pouches to help pro photographers wrangle important non-camera items while they’re on the road. The new Credential Holder, AA Battery Holder, Passport Holder, and the Large and Small Travel Pouches will do pretty much what their names say they’ll do. They’ll organize and carry your batteries, credentials, […]

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Nikon D7000 Review

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 Nikon’s 16-megapixel D7000 fits into their DSLR lineup between the entry-level D3100 and the pro-spec’d D300s DX format cameras. It delivers near professional-level camera performance in a compact, user-friendly body. It’s packed with pro-level features like a six frames-per-second burst rate, new 39-point auto focus system and a digital level, yet it still has scene […]

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Adobe Lightroom 3.4 And Camera Raw 6.4

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 Adobe has announced Lightroom 3.4 and Camera Raw 6.4 “release candidates.” These updates add support for the Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D, the Olympus E-PL2, Olympus XZ-1 and the Samsung NX11 cameras as well as lens correction support for thirteen selected Canon, Leica, Sigma, Nikon and Tamron lenses. They also addresses some bugs found […]

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The Power Of Photo Critique

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 So, you want to be a better photographer. Guess what probably won’t help – a new camera, new lens, studio lights, radio slaves, or that beautiful new Macbook Pro. Those things are nice but they don’t change the person behind the camera – the one that actually makes the photographs. One thing that has the […]

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Samsung Adds Five New NX Lenses

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 Last week, Samsung announced five new lenses for their NX mirrorless camera system. Like the Panasonic and Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras and the Sony NEX cameras, the Samsung NX system has interchangeable lenses but eliminates the mirror and optical viewfinder of a traditional SLR and replaces it with an electronic viewfinder or just a […]

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Leica “Mirrorless” Camera Rumor Quickly Snuffed Out

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 Subtitle: I Want My M9 Lite. Yesterday a rumor about a possible “mirrorless” Leica camera popped up on the Twitter account of Spanish photography publication, DSLR Magazine. This morning, that information was reposted by the Web site, 4/3 Rumors. The gist of the rumor was that one of the employees of DSLR Magazine had information […]

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Olympus XZ-1 Camera Studio Sample Photos

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 The new Olympus XZ-1 is one of the coolest new compact cameras to be introduced this year. It’s got a super-fast f/1.8 Zuiko zoom lens, RAW, manual exposure and the same accessory port as the Olympus Pen cameras. I got a pre-production XZ-1 from Olympus so I could have an article and video posted when […]

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Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II Professional Zoom Lens – Featured User Review

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 This is our first user review for the latest version of Canon’s 70-200mm pro workhorse zoom lens. The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM zoom was a significant update (Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II announcement) to what was already an excellent lens and killerbee gives it a lot of praise in his well-written, detailed […]

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Nikon D7000 Studio Sample Photos

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 This page has high-resolution sample photos taken in the test studio with the Nikon D7000 digital SLR. Sample photos were shot RAW at all ISO settings at f/8 in aperture priority mode with the AF-S 18-105mm VR kit lens. White balance was set for the tungsten preset. The images were converted to 16-bit TIFF […]

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Nikon Coolpix S9100 18x Pocket Superzoom Announced

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 Nikon announced 8 new Coolpix compact digital cameras yesterday, including the new S9100 pocket superzoom. The Nikon Coolpix S9100 packs an 18x zoom lens (25-450mm equivalent) into a pocket-sized package. That puts the S9100 in a first place tie with the Samsung WB700 for longest zoom on a pocket camera. It has a 12-megpixel CMOS […]

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Nikon Coolpix P300 f/1.8 Manual Pocket Camera

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 Listen up camera nerds and professional photographers! Nikon has stepped into the high-end pocket camera ring to compete with Olympus, Panasonic and Canon. The Nikon Coolpix P300 has a 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, full manual exposure controls, 1080p HD video, and – here’s the best part – an f/1.8 lens for better low light shooting and […]

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75 Years Of Olympus Zuiko Lenses – Plus – Mystery Lens!

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 At the CP+ tradeshow in Japan this week (Feb 9-12, 2011), Olympus will be celebrating 75 years of Zuiko lenses by showing off one of the original Zuiko lens cameras and a model of a new M.Zuiko Micro Four Thirds mystery lens scheduled for later this year. Stop and think about that for second – […]

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Canon 200-400mm f/4L With Built-In Tele-Extender Plus Two Updated Super-Tele Lenses

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 The 60 millionth Canon EOS lens, an EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS zoom, rolled off the production line recently. Canon sent out a celebratory press release today and they also announced three new super-telephoto lenses, a 500mm f/4, 600mm f/4 and a very interesting 200-400mm zoom with a built-in tele-converter that increases the maximum focal length […]

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Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D Adds Tilt-Swivel LCD

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 Canon has announced a follow-up to their hugely successful EOS Rebel T2i / 550D digital SLR introduced in early 2010. The new Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D DSLR is built on the same foundation as the T2i – DIGIC 4 processing powering an 18-megapixel APS-C sensor and 1920 x 1080 HD video capability – […]

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Sony Alpha SLT-A55 Studio Sample Photos

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 This page has links to high-resolution studio sample photos taken with our 2010 Camera Of The Year, the Sony Alpha SLT-A55. We made test photos across the full sensitivity range, from ISO 100 to ISO 12,500. The images are downloadable so you can pixel peep, print and compare to your heart’s content. All sample photos […]

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