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Synology Announces a New Network Storage DiskStation, The DS1019+

Being able to store and backup all of your RAW and processed image files is incredibly important. We all know that if anything happens to those precious files we would be totally lost. Being able to access those files from anywhere on any device is also important; it means we can work on the road without having to carry external hard drives, and we can share images with clients with ease. Synology have been making network storage solutions for a long time now, and they have just announced a new member of their family, the DiskStation DS1019+. Join us after the break to find out more....
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You’re Saying the Word Bokeh Wrong, Same with ISO!

Have you ever been in a conversation with another photographer and you both end up trying to correct each other over the correct pronunciation of certain photography words and names? I know I have, and i’m sure that i’m not the only one. Fortunately a new video from Gerald Undone goes over a few common photography words such as ISO, EOS, and Bokeh and tries to set the record straight once and for all. Join us after the jump for the video....
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Kosmo Foto Launches Popular Kosmo Foto Mono in the Flavor of 120 Film

Following the successful launch of Kosmo Foto Mono 35mm film back in 2017, Medium Format users have been hoping that the emulsion would one day make its way to their platform. If you’re one of those people who have been wishing for it, you’ll be pleased to hear that Kosmo Foto have just announced that the Kosmo Foto Mono 120 version of this popular film will indeed to making its way to the world of Medium Format cameras. For more details join us after the break....
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Cheap Photo: 1850 PS Actions $29, X-T20 Kit $799, + Big Sales on Glass

If you’re looking to upgrade, or want to add new gear to your existing collection you’re in the right place. We have found all of the hottest photography deals and have put them in one place just for you. The Fuji X-T20 with a 16-50mm lens is down to just $799! The Canon G7 X MK II has a discount of $171 making it $528! If Nikon is more your thing you’ll be pleased to know that you can pick up the D7200 with two lenses for just $896.95. There are stunning Fujifilm lens bundles available, and there’s a large selection of Nikon glass that’s on sale too. Don’t forget to check out the photography deals like the 1850 Photoshop Actions bundle which is a steal at $29! That deal will save you $471! Check out all of the hot photography deals after the break....
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6 Great Lights That Will Take Your Portrait Photography to Another Level

Adding external lighting into your portrait photography workflow will really help you make images that will stand out from the crowd. While natural lighting is great, adding flashes and monolights into the mix can really make your images incredibly dynamic. There are so many lighting options on the market though, so it can be hard to choose between the options out there. In this feature we will take a look at six different lighting options that are affordable, and easy to use. There’s no doubt that they will help you take your portrait photography to new levels. ...
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Adobe Lightroom’s Latest Update Should Play Well with Fujifilm RAW Files

Software updates are always a good thing, especially the long overdue ones. While today’s Lightroom Ecosystem announcement isn’t just Fujifilm Specific, users of the X-Trans based sensors will be pleased to know that the algorithms used to decipher RAW files have been given a boost, and both Bayer and X-Trans RAW files should see a 30% improvement when it comes resolving fine details. There are plenty of other new features that have been included in the new update too. Join us after the break to find out more....
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Fall in Love with These Presets, Actions and Guides, and Save an Extra 15%

Lightroom presets, and Photoshop actions, and overlays offer a great way to add some wow to images. They can give you a rock solid starting place when it comes to editing, they can give your images a consistent look and feel, and they can add a wow factor that can really bring an image together. Guides and tutorials can help you take your craft to new levels. Right now you can save an extra 15% on already crazy low prices on pro grade Lightroom preset bundles like the Buy One Get Two Free deal with over 16,000 Lightroom presets which is $39, Headshot Photography 101 which is just $59.99, and a bundle of rough sketch and caricature Photoshop Actions which can be had for a bargain of just $24. Find out more after the break ...
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Cheap Photo: $1,099 Fujifilm X-T2 Kit, T6i Kit $569.95, and More

Are you looking for a new mate, I mean camera body this Valentines day? Perhaps you want to give one as a gift. If so you should check out the beautiful camera deals we have found for you. You’ll fall head over heals in love with the Canon T6i which comes with a lens. It’s just $569.95. The EOS M50 with lens bundle will steal your heart with its price point of $879, while the Fujifilm X-T2 with a massive bundle of accessories is only $1,099!! The Panasonic G7 with 14-42mm lens wants you attention too, and with a price of just $497.99 it’s really hard to ignore. We’ve also found great deals on lenses, and accessories, not to mention that you can save an extra 15% off of all the listed prices on software, guides, presets, overlays and actions too with the code SHUTTERLOVE. Check them out after the break....
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Create Infrared Images with a Filter That Mimics Kodak Aerochrome Film

Infrared photography is specialized genre of photography that doesn’t appeal to everyone, but there is no doubt that infrared images can be quite stunning. Since Kodak Aerochrome film is hard to come by these days, one photographer decided that he wanted to be able to bring this type of photography to the masses without having to have a camera conversion, and without having to spend over $80 on one roll of Kodak Aerochrome. The result is a simple screw on lens filter that mimics the old film perfectly. Find out more after the break....
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Review: Flashpoint XPLOR 400 Pro TTL Rechargeable Monolight (Fujifilm)

A few years ago, Flashpoint released the original XPLOR 600 TTL rechargeable monolight and it quickly became a firm favorite with many photographers thanks to it incredible power, excellent battery life, and its relatively low price. Recently, Flashpoint released the XPLOR 600 Pro TTL, which updated the older model and promised to offer better build quality, more features, and better overall performance. In addition they also added the XPLOR 400 Pro TTL to their line-up as well. The XPLOR 400 Pro TTL is a smaller rechargeable monolight that promises big things in a smaller, less expensive package than the XPLOR 600. Lets Find out if that’s the case in our review....
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Four Affordable, Manual Focus, Wide Angle Lenses for Land and Cityscapes

The great thing about landscape photography is that it’s a genre that can be participated in year round. You can head back to the same locations four times a year and you can capture different shots each time thanks to the changing seasons, you can also adventure and find new places to shoot all the time as well. The possibilities are endless. Another great thing about landscape photography is that you don’t need to break the bank on lenses that will allow you to get amazing shots. These four manual focusing, wide angle lenses that we will be sharing with you are all ridiculously sharp, and because they’re manual focus, they’re half the price of some similar autofocusing lenses. Join us after the break to see which four we recommend....
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20 Photography Gifts Under $300 for Your Loved One on Valentine’s Day

Photographers can sometimes come across as hard to buy gifts for, but we’re really a simple bunch. This valentines day, if you’re thinking about picking something up the photographer in your life you don’t need to look any further than this list. We have put together a list of 20 photography gifts under $300 that any photographer would fall in love with. Check out our suggestions after the break....
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Glyph Production Technologies Announces Thunderbolt 3 SSD and Dock

We all wish certain things could happen a little faster, after all, time is money. Fortunately there are companies like Glyph who are trying to push the boundaries when it comes to how fast you can transfer data between devices. Glyph Production Technologies have just announced two new ultra fast Thunderbolt 3 accessories that will speed things up for Mac and PC users. The Thunderbolt 3 Dock is designed to be a main hub for all of your Macbook connections, and the Atom Pro NVMe SSD is an external drive that’s built to withstand abuse. Find out more after the break....
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Four Years Later, Samsung’s NX500 Is Still DXOMark’s #2 APS-C Camera

When it comes to APS-C cameras things ‘seem’ to be going rather well. Newer APS-C cameras like the Sony a6400, and Fujifilm’s X-T3 are doing things that photographers never thought APS-C cameras would be able to do, but after four years, the Samsung NX500 still occupies the number two spot on DXOMark’s list of best performing (from an image quality stand point) APS-C cameras. Above it sits the Nikon D7200 which was also released back in 2015. How can this be? One has to wonder just what on earth is going on with APS-C sensors, and why haven’t things improved for four years when it comes to their overall image quality? ...
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Cheap Photo: Canon M6 $699, Lens Deals + 15 Photoshop Actions FREE

Looking for some of the hottest photography deals around this week? Look no further. We have them right here for you. If you’re in the market for a new camera, you can save over $200 on the Canon M6 with lens bundle, and you can pick up the Full Frame Sony A7 II for just $998! A Full Frame camera for under a grand is an incredible deal! There are also photography deals on software and tutorials too. Not only do we have a freebie after the break for you, we have also found great deals like the Street Photographers Notebook for $39, and a buy one get two Lightroom presets bundle that comes with thousands of presets for just $39! Don’t miss out on the amazing Canon, Nikon, and Fujfilm lens deals either....
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Capture One Announces a New Editorial Color Grading Style Pack

As photographers we all like spending more time behind the camera than we do in front of a computer. While editing images can be fun, it’s always nice when you can get through the process just a little quicker. Presets are a great way to cut down your time in post, and thanks to the guys and gals over at Capture One, users now have another option when it comes to presets thanks to their newest release; the Editorial Color Grading Style Pack. This bundle is not like other Capture One Style packs before it though as this one has been created in conjunction with some of the best photographers and retouchers around. Find out more after the break....
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Six Low Cost Prime Lenses Perfect for Senior Portrait Photography

Senior portrait season is in full swing in the USA. Senior portraits (for those unfamiliar with them) are portraits of students who will be graduating from high school. This is a time honored tradition in the United States, and it really is an important milestone for students. The Senior Portrait season brings about a lot of work for photographers, and it’s often the first place that new photographers will start doing work for pay. As with any genre of photography, having the right lens is critical. In this article we’ll take a look at 6 affordable portrait lenses that are perfect for senior portrait photography....
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Fujfilm’s Fun Underwater Cameras Will be Discontinued on March 31st

Summer vacations are always fun and being able to take pictures in the pool can help make those memories last a lifetime. Fujifilm underwater cameras have been go to cameras for many people from vacationers, to photographers who are looking to get a little creative with their work. They have always been affordable, and reliable, but this March they will be discontinued. Read on after the break to find out more. ...
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Cheap Photo: Sony A7 II $998, Sony a9 $500 off, Save Big on Lenses

Ah tax season is here! Put those tax refunds to good use and treat yourself to some new gear. We have found some amazing photography deals for you. Right now you can pick up the Full Frame Sony A7 II for just $998! That’s a $400 discount. The Sony A7r III has a discount of $200, and the Nikon D3500 with lens bundle is a steal at $496.95! There are massive saving on Nikon lenses too like the 70-200mm f2.8 with VR, it has a discount of over $300. There are huge deals on Fujifilm lenses too! The Fujifilm 16-55mm f2.8 is down to $899! There are great deals on tutorials too. If you want to master headshots, the Headshot 101 course can be yours for $59! Join us after the break to see all of the great photography deals....
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The WANDRD VEER 18L for Photographers Packing Light Hits Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a fantastic place for companies to showcase their products to prospective clients, and WANDRD have used the platform to successfully raise funding for their camera bags in the past. Today, WANDRD began their Kickstarter campaign for the WANDRD Veer 18L–a new, unique camera bag for the photographer packing light. What makes this camera bag so unique is that it’s a packable bag that can fold into itself for easy storage and travel, it also has a few more tricks up its sleeves too. Find out more about this camera bag, and its unique features after the break....
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Five Handsome Messenger Bags Under $400 You’ll Fall in Love with

Like in any good relationship, there must be trust for it to work. The camera bags we choose to use say a lot about us, and we trust in them to carry around our expensive cameras and lenses. Choosing a new camera bag is like searching for a new mate. We take into account looks, personality, dependability, and just how hard the new relationship will hit our wallets. There are some messenger bags out there that cost an absolute fortune, but the ones we’ve picked here are easy on the eyes, and they’re ready for long term commitment....
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Toxicity is Rampant in the World of Photography and There’s No Need for it

The internet is a wonderful thing. It has given us the ability to have all the information we could ever need at our fingertips, and it lets us share our work online, but it has also given us something else. Keyboard warriors. People who sit in front of their computers, or on their phones with the sole purpose of degrading, bad mouthing, and generally making the lives of others miserable for no reason. Unfortunately the photography world is home to more keyboard warriors than most communities on the web. Why are photography communities so toxic? After the break we’re going to take a closer look at this....
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Cult Classic Holga 120N Lives Again and is Available to Buy Right Now

The Holga 120N is the stuff of legends. This little plastic camera has garnered cult status thanks to it’s surreal dream like image quality, random light leaks, and it’s uncomplicated approach to photography. The Holga 120N disappeared from the market, but as of right now the ‘toy’ camera is back, and it now comes in a variety of flavors. Join us after the break to find out more about the little camera that could, and how you can get your hands on one....
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RNI All Films Gets Updated to Support Nikon Z6/Z7, Leica DLux 7, and More

While digital images are great, many photographers (myself included) are still in love with the unique look that film can give to images. Fortunately there are things we can do in post to try and recreate the look of films that we love. We can either spend hours trying to recreate the looks ourselves, or we can use Lightroom presets. RNI’s All Films has presets for negative films, slide films, instant films, black and white films, and vintage films, and now the preset pack has been updated to work with the new Nikon Z line, the EOS R and many more new cameras. Join us after the break to find out more....
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The SwitchPod Handheld Tripod Can Switch Things up in Mere Seconds

There are a few brands of handheld tripods on the market and all of them are quite popular with vloggers, and photographers alike. For a while the Gorillapod has been the go to for many due to the convenient sizes they come in, but transitioning from handheld mode to tripod mode isn’t always the most elegant process. The SwitchPod aims to change all of that with a handheld tripod that can switch from vlogging mode to tripod mode in mere seconds. Join us after the break to hear more about the SwitchPod Kickstarter Project...
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Reports State That Kodak Alaris is Looking to Sell Assets

Sources say that the owners of Kodak Alaris may be looking to sell some or all of their film, paper and photo chemical assets in an attempt to offset some $2.7 billion worth of debt. This news comes as quite a shock seeing as late last year they successfully launched 35mm Ektachrome film, and just the other day the company announced that Ektachrome would be coming to both Medium Format and Large Format cameras. ...
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Cheap Photo: 5D Mk IV $1,999.99; Save Hundreds on Lenses, Tutorials

We all love getting new gear, but are we always getting the most out of it? In this edition of Cheap Photo we have found deals on guides and tutorials that will help you elevate your photography game, we’ve also found deals on great cameras too that you can use to put your new skills to the test. Right now you can get The Art of the Image for just $49! It’s a 12 weeks online course that will take your work to new heights. Other highlights include the Canon G7X Mk II for $649, Canon 5D Mk iV for $1,999, and the Sony A7 III for $1,889.95. There stunning Fujfilm camera and lens bundles are still live too. Join after the break to see all of the amazing photography deals we have found....
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The Ten Sharpest Lenses You Can Buy According to DXOMark (01/2019)

There’s nothing quite as exciting as getting some new glass for your camera. Buying good quality lenses is incredibly important, after all they will determine if you’ll be able to get razor sharp shots, or if you’ll be able to create the bokeh you may desire. Lenses are also incredibly expensive so it’s worth doing your research on them. Fortunately sites like DXO Mark can be used to see how the lenses you’re interested in perform. There results provided on the top 10 lenses aren’t the be all and end all, but the information you can get from DXO Mark can help you make a decision that’s right for you. Join us after the break to see the top 10 lenses you can buy according to DXO Mark....
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Become a Fine Art Nude Photog With These 12 Videos; Just $39 (NSFW)

Have you ever wanted to be a fine art nude photographer? Perhaps you just didn’t know where to get started, or haven’t been sure what kind of skill sets are required? If this sounds like you, the Fine Art Nude Photography Bundle is what you need. This photography tutorial that includes 12 videos will help you learn new skills, and will give you the confidence you need to get your first shoot in this genre. The best part is that for a limited time it’s just $39! That’s 79% off the normal price....
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The Top 10 Cameras for Photographers Ranked by DXO Mark (1/2019)

The camera market is a minefield these days due to the sheer number of quality choices we have from manufacturers. Everyone on the web has their opinions about different camera bodies and what they can do, but if you want to make your next purchase based solely off of overall sensor performance, the top 10 cameras according to DXO Mark that are listed below are the ones you should check out. After the break we’ll share with you the top 10 cameras that DXO Mark have carried out their tests on....
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The Irix EDGE Light Pollution Filters Will Launch in Time for Astro Season

Urban areas are sprawling across landscapes at a record setting pace and this creates many problems; light pollution being one of them. This poses a tough challenge for photographers who like to shoot during night time hours. The ambient glow from cities stops us from seeing the gorgeous night sky. Often you need to travel many miles before you can get away from the yellow glow of street lights. The good news is that Irix have just released a new line of light pollution filters that may help those who like astrophotography, and night time cityscapes. Read on after the break to find out more about these new filters. ...
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Cheap Photo: Save Thousands on Fujifilm Cameras and Lenses + More

If you have been wanting to join team Fujifilm now’s the time to do it. There are some excellent camera deals that come bundled with accessories galore, and there are major savings to be had on Fujifilm lenses too. You can pick up a Fujifilm XT-2 bundle for just $1,099, and an XT-3 bundle with 18-55mm lens for $1,699! The GFX 50R is also on sale. Right now you can pick up this Medium Format beast with the GF 63mm lens for $4,999. That’s a savings of just under $1,000!  The lens deals are just as good. The Fujifilm 56mm 1.2 is the cheapest we’ve seen it at $749 (with kit), and you can save $400 on the Fujifilm 40-150mm f2.8. There are also deals on accessories, software, and tutorials too....
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Canon’s Fear of Smartphones Should be a Wake up Call to the Industry

Over the last 10 years or so the world of photography has changed immensely. The rise of smartphones and the cameras that they house have had a massive impact on the camera market. As time has gone on, and as smartphone cameras have improved, more and more people are opting to just use the camera in their pockets rather than a dedicated camera. It’s this behavior that has Canon and others running scared, and it’s why Canon believes that the camera market could plunge 50% in just two years. Join us after the break to find out more about what Canon has had to say about this....
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Five Zoom Lenses Under $1,000 that Make Photo Walking Incredibly Fun

Photo walking is a favorite past time of many. The social aspect of it always makes it fun, and just being out to take pictures of whatever you fancy brings about a sense of peace and calm. One thing you don’t want to do when photo walking though is carry a bunch of lenses with you, that just takes away from the simplicity of the event. After the break we’re going to share five versatile lenses that you can take on photo walks that will produce amazing images, and will put the fun back into your walks. ...
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This Terrible History of Photographs Skit Will Make you Laugh out Loud

We all take photography pretty seriously, but sometimes we just need to take a step back and look at the lighter side of the art. Glove and Boots, a YouTube channel which is filled with adorable puppets just released a video that explores the terrible history of photographs, and it will have you in stitches. Watch as puppet hosts, Mario and Fafa have a tongue in cheek discussion about photographs and all things photography. It will be the funniest thing you see all day. Check out the video after the break....
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Capture One 12 Users Treated to a Free Editors Choice Style Pack

Capture One 12 has come along in leaps and bounds over the last few months, and the image processing software is a serious contender to Lightroom when it comes to it’s feature set. The latest version of the software which is 12.0.1 fixes a number of small issues that came with the update to version 12, and as a thank you to all users, Phase One have decided to gift all users with a free Editors Choice Styles Pack. Join us after the break to find out how to get yours....
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Kodak Ektachrome Will Soon Come in Large Format in Addition to 120

Medium Format and Large Format camera users could certainly have something to look forward in the coming months. Kodak Alaris recently went on record to say that following the successful launch of Ektachrome E100 35mm film late last year, the company has decided to bring Ektachrome E100 to Medium Format 120 film, and Large Format sheets, and that it hit could be ready for sale within the next few of months! Join us after the break for more info....
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Five of Our Favorite Backpacks for the City Dwelling Photographer Under $300

Getting all of our gear safely and securely from point a to point b is always a top priority of ours. We sometimes carry thousands of dollars worth of equipment with us, so the camera bags that we carry have to be sturdy and secure. A camera backpack offers the perfect way to carry your gear around the city. The backpacks we’ve chosen are tough, they have low profiles, can withstand the weather, and they can carry a ton of gear. Best of all, the bags we’ve chosen are all under $300!...
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Meike’s Cheap 50mm F1.7 Arrives for EOS R and Nikon Z Shooters

Having just been out on the market for a few months, the Canon EOS R and the Nikon Z6 and Z7 don’t have a whole lot of third party, native mount lens support. That changed a little bit today though as Meike just announced that they have released a 50mm f1.7 manual focus lens for both platforms with native mounts attached. Read on after the break to find out more about this lens....
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Cheap Photo: Nikon D810 Over $1,000 Off, Canon EOS R $1,939, and More

If you’re in the market for a DSLR or Mirrorless camera stay tuned because we’ve found more crazy camera deals for you. A Nikon D810 for just $1,629.95, and a Canon 5D Mk iV for $2,159! Those are hot deals! You can also pick up a Canon EOS R for $1,939, a Sony A7 III for $1,829.99, and the Panasonic Lumix G85 Kit with two lenses for just $597.99! These camera deals are on fire and won’t last long. We also have an exclusive boudoir bundle for you too where you can get everything you could ever need to get your boudoir business up and running, and it comes with over 300 Lightroom presets too! It’s just $29!!  Check out all the cameras deals and everything else after the break....
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WhiteWall’s AR App Shows You How a Photo Print Looks on Your Wall

Have ever wondered what some of your images would look like if they were framed and were hanging on your walls? Have you decided against purchasing images before because you just couldn’t picture if they would fit in? Thanks to the wonders of augmented reality, and a new app from WhiteWall, you can now see exactly what your images will look like when they’re being displayed in all their glory. All you need is a smartphone. Join us after the break to find out more about this amazing technology, and for the official WhiteWall press release....
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Three Full Frame Cameras Around $1,000 to Step up to From APS-C

Full Frame cameras can be quite expensive to purchase, and that’s one of the main reasons why a lot of first time buyers opt to go with a DSLR or Mirrorless camera that has an APS-C sensor. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with that at all as there are some fine APS-C cameras on the market, but there are some Full Frame gems out there that cost right around $1,000 that will beat most APS-C offerings when it comes to overall image quality, and low light performance. If you’re looking to step up from an entry level APS-C camera, or are looking to buy your first camera, these Full Frame bargains are worth a look at....
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These Mountable Prisms Will Help You Create a Special Kind of Image

There are some pretty cool ways to add lighting effects to your images in post thanks to overlays and presets, and for the most part they do a really good job, but we all know that doing things in camera can yield better results. Thanks to some new mountable prisms from PrismLensFX, getting great color and lighting effects in your images may be easier than ever before. Join us after the break to find out more about them....
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Black Station’s Cityscapes of Dubai in the Fog are Both Eerie and Soothing

Dubai has perhaps one of the most famous skylines in the world.  The sprawling desert city sprouts from the the flat land, and is dominated by some of the largest buildings on the planet. The large glass, futuristic looking towers are spectacular all by themselves, but add in some advection fog, and this city gets completely transformed. Photographer Black Station has been able to capture the beauty of the Dubai with the fog swirling around the buildings, and the effects are positively stunning. After the break we will share with you some of his breathtaking cityscape photography with you....
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Cheap Photo: Fujifilm X-E3 for $699, Ricoh GRII $459.95 + so Much More

Great Photography deals! You love them, we find them! We find all the best deals on gear and bring them right to you. There are some amazing deals on cameras right now. The compact Fujifilm X-E3 is just $699, and the powerful Ricoh GR II is an absolute bargain at just $459.95!  The Panasonic GH5 has a discount of $500, while the Canon T6 Kit is steal of a deal for beginners at just $399. There are huge saving on lenses like the Sigma 105mm F2.8 Macro which has a discount of $440, and the razor sharp Sigma 18-35mm is on sale too for multiple platforms. There are deals on software, tutorials, and accessories too. Join us after the break to see all of the photography deals....
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Is Sony’s Eye AF Really Better Than Fujifilm’s? Let’s See!

Earlier on this week during a keynote in California, Sony showed off their new eye autofocus and tracking systems that will be available in a few of their Mirrorless cameras.The new eye autofocusing system will be made available via a firmware update to the Sony a9, A7 III, and the Sony A7r III, while the a6400 will launch with both of the new systems already in place this February. Just how good are these new focusing system though when compared to some of the other Mirrorless cameras on the market? After the break we have a video for you that puts the XT-3, the a6500, a6400, a9, A7 III, and the A7r III up against each other. You don’t want to miss this....
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A New Adapter Lets You Use E Mount Lenses on Nikon’s Z6/Z7 – But Why?

We have some news to share with you that’s really quite exciting; or is it? A recent report has stated that a new mount adapter will allow Nikon Z6 and Z7 users to adapt Sony E mount lenses to their cameras. While this new mount is impressive and exciting from a technological standpoint, is it really exciting or impressive when you consider that lens adapters just make your camera bigger and less responsive? Do we really need so many adapters on the marketplace? Why do we continually want to add more heft to the cameras we carry around? Join us after the break to find out more....
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A Warming Lens Filter vs a Warm Filter in Photoshop – Which is Better?

There’s no doubt about the fact that programs like Lightroom, Capture One, and Photoshop have changed the photography world, but are the changes always for the better? The guys over at NegativeFeedback recently started applying a warming filter to their images in Photoshop, and for the most part the effect was liked. After thinking about things, and after doing a little research, a decision was made to buy a warming lens filter to see if the effect from the analog filter would be better than its digital counterpart....
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4 Tripods Under $200 That Will Help You Compose Better Images

Spending up to $200 on a tripod may seem a little crazy to some; I mean you can go and grab one at your local food store for $50, so why pay up to $200? Do you really want to put thousands of dollars worth of camera equipment on an all plastic tripod? I know I wouldn’t want to do that. The risk is too great. For $200, and in some cases a little less, you can get quality aluminum and carbon fiber tripods that come equipped with ball heads, counter weights, and premium leather coverings that can support up to 17lbs worth of equipment. Quality tripods are worth they’re weight in gold. After the break we’ll show you four tripods that offer incredible value for money....
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Reddit Thinks This is the Greatest Photograph in History

Ever since the very first camera was used, mankind has been capturing moments and freezing them in time. These moments have shown joy, celebration, and technological marvels, but they have also shown the epic struggles that we as a species have faced such as war, famine, and natural disasters. Photographs are so incredibly powerful, and the stories that they tell can leave impressions on people that can last a lifetime. A thread over on Reddit recently posed a seemingly simple question; what do you think is the greatest photograph in history? With over 21,000 responses so far, it’s clear that the answer is anything but simple. ...
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