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This Ultimate Bundle of LR Presets, PS Actions, and Tutorials is Just $59!

We see the term ‘ultimate bundle’ thrown around a lot, but rarely does the product you get ever live up to the name it’s given; this time, however, things are different. The Ultimate Photography Bundle that we have found here is genuinely a product worthy of the name. For a limited time, you can get your hands on all the post-processing goodies you could ever need for just $59. You’re going to get hundreds of presets, hundreds of actions, thousands of templates, overlays, workflow presets, tutorials, and more. If there was one image editing bundle to rule them all, this would be it. Find out all the details after the break....
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These 2 Camera Bags Reviewed Very Well, and Right Now They’re Cheap

Camera bags are one of the most overlooked pieces of gear around, and that’s a real shame because good camera bags can make all the difference in the world when it comes to protecting your equipment and protecting your comfort levels. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a small fortune to get a great bag; in fact, two of our favorite bags were under $100, to begin with. Right now, those two camera bags, the Mariner from Portage Supply and the 4th Generation Kenora Backpack from Portage Supply, are just $59 and $69, respectively. If you need a new camera bag that will serve you well and won’t break the bank, check out these two options. More details after the break....
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The Leica Digital Cameras That Will Become Classics

Leica cameras are lusted after by many photographers. For most of us, the cameras that are put out by the legendary German manufacturer are out of our reach due to their pricing; but what if we told you that you can get your hands on some slightly older Leica digital cameras that won’t break the bank? Not only are these Leica digital cameras affordable, but they’re also incredible performers that will help you create some truly gorgeous images. If you’ve always wanted to own a Leica, the slightly older Leica digital cameras that we have rounded up after the break are the ones that you should go after....
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An Introduction to ND Filters for the Budding Landscape Photographer

If you’re thinking about taking up landscape photography, you need to familiarize yourself with some tools that can help take your images from good to great. You’ve splashed the cash on a camera, you’ve picked up a sturdy tripod, an excellent lens, and even a bag to haul your gear around, but you may have overlooked ND filters. These ‘sunglasses’ for your lens are a must-have for landscape photographers, but they are often overlooked because they seem complicated. In this introduction to ND filters, we will cover what these filters are, what they do, and how you can get the most out of them. ...
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Small, Light and Mighty: 6 Fixed Lens Cameras That Still Amaze Us

Sometimes all we want to do is go out and shoot with as little gear as possible. At times, just thought of having to load up your camera bag and then having to lug it around can put a damper on your photography plans, and this, my friends, is where small fixed lens cameras come into their own. Being able to head out the door with a small camera with just one lens can be liberating. Not only will you save your back and shoulders, but you’ll find that you’re forced to be more creative due to only having one lens to play with. If you’re in the market for a camera that you can grab, slip on your pocket or a small bag and head out the door with (and you also want to save a few bucks), the slightly older small fixed lens cameras we have rounded up after the break may be of interest you...
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Cheap Photo: Fujifilm XT3 $1,199, Godox V1 $199, Big Photography Deals

The photography deals around the web just keep on getting better and better, Need a new camera? Right now, you can grab the Fujifilm X-T3 for just $1,199, the Olympus E-M1 II for $1,099, and the Canon M50 with a lens for only $499! You can also save $1,000 on the Medium Format Fujifilm GFX 50R. The Godox V1, the most popular Speedlight around at the moment, can be yours for $199 (Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, Pentax, and Sony), and it comes with a free set of colored gels. We have also found photography deals on camera bags and storage as well, like the 500gb Sandisk SSD, which is just $81.77!. Check out all of the photography deals after the break....
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Save $105 and Learn the Art of Nude Photography for Just $69 (NSFW)

If you ave always wanted to break out into the field of nude photography, but you have not had any idea where to start, this deal is for you. For just a short while, you can learn all about nude photography from one of the leaders in this space, Dan Hecho, for only $69! This photography tutorial is going to teach you the theory behind nude photography, how to capture stunning images, and how to retouch those images so that they always look their best. Join us after the break to learn more. Be warned, there are some NSFW images....
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Forget New Cameras, These Older Fujifilm Cameras Are Top Performers

There’s no doubt that Fujifilm has had a massive impact on the camera market over recent years. Seemingly coming out from the blue, Fujifilm started to revolutionize the camera industry with some stellar Mirrorless cameras that were dubbed the X-series. Since their first offering in 2011, Fujifilm X-series cameras have taken over a whole market segment. Fujifilm’s APS-C cameras are so good that they have found homes in the hands of pros all over the globe. However, did you know that some of Fujifilm’s cameras from just a few years ago were so far ahead of their time that they are still top performers today? Well, they are, and they can be found at bargain prices. If you’re looking for a camera, check out these six Fujifilm cameras from a few years ago that will still blow your socks off....
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Cheap Photo: Free Photoshop 101, Big Sales on LR Presets and More

Bargains! Bargains galore, that’s what we have for you in this roundup. If you have always wanted to get to grips with Photoshop, you should sign up for Kelvin Pimont’s FREE Photoshop 101 masterclass! This class will give you a Photoshop foundation on which you can then build upon. Nathon Elson’s Capture One Styles pack is just $39, and Dan Hecoh’s Nude shooting and processing bundle (NSFW) is only $69! There are incredible deals on Lightroom Presets and brushes too. Kelvin Pimont’s Lightroom preset bundle is just $27 (regularly $395), and his package of LR brushes is only $19. You can also grab The One Light Masterclass from Joel Grimes for just $57 too! To see more Photoshop tutorials, presets, and more head past the break....
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Under $750: 7 Older Feature Packed Cameras Worth Your Gaze

In the not too distant past, spending less than $1,000 on a camera meant that you got a barebones package with hardly any of the modern features that could be found in cameras that were much more expensive; this, however, is not the case today. The market is littered with Mirrorless cameras that were considered to be the cream of the crop just a couple of years ago, and due to the rate at which new models hit the market, these slightly older feature-packed cameras can be picked up on the cheap. If you like finding bargains, and you’re on the hunt for a camera that has all the bells and whistles you want, you need to take a closer look at these seven slightly older, yet still, feature-packed cameras that cost less than $750 each after the break....
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Like Wallet-Friendly Glass? See Our Updated List of Affordable Lenses

There was a time when buying affordable lenses meant that you gave something up. You either purchased an affordable lens that had excellent optics and questionable build quality, or you got a cheap lens that was built like a tank but suffered in the optics department. All of that has now changed, though. These days you can get lenses that cost well under $1,000, and quite a few under $500 that absolutely redefine that affordable lenses mean. We’ve just updated our affordable lens list to include new offerings from both first and third-party manufacturers. For more details about the update, head on past the break....
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Sony Looks to AI for the Future of Imaging, But Will It Be Well Received?

Over the years, since the first smartphones were released, scores of Android and iPhones have hit the streets, and the cameras they use have continued to improve. In the last couple of years, artificial intelligence has played a more significant role in smartphone cameras as physical limits are reached. So far, the help from AI has been welcomed as it allows smartphone photographers to produce results that would typically take a dedicated camera to pull off. Now, a new breakthrough from Sony shows that they are about to go all-in with AI that is baked right into their new sensors. Is the race for AI supremacy one that will be well received? What can we expect to see going forward? Let’s talk about this after the break....
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Cheap Photo: Great Mirrorless Cameras on Sale for Under $1,000!

If you’re looking for a new camera and have $1,000 to spend, you’re going to love these deals. We have found Full-Frame, APS-C, and M4/3 cameras that you can pick up for under a grand. The Sony a6000 can be yours for just $398, the newer Sony a6100 with a lens is only $698, and the Full-Frame Sony A7 II with a lens is just $998. The Canon M50 can be yours for $479, the gorgeous Olympus Pen F is just $899, the Panasonic G9 is only $997.99, and the Fujifilm X100F is just $999! There are some serious Mirrorless camera bargains to be had here. In fact, some of these deals can save you close to $900! Check out all of the deals after the break....
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Deal Alert: Convert Your Lightroom Presets to Capture One Styles for $29

We love Capture One here at The Phoblographer because we genuinely believe it is by far the best photo editor around right now. Still, we know that many of you stick with Lightroom because of the vast library of presets that you have created yourself or have purchased over the years. Until now, converting Lightroom Presets to Capture One Styles has been a messy, and often tedious process that yields less than desirable results, but this new converter makes the process easy. With just a few clicks, you can import and convert your LR presets to Capture One with no fuss, and for a limited time, this tool can be yours for just $29! If you’re ready to make the switch and want to take all of the Lightroom presets you own with you, head on past the break to see how it works....
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These Sony Cameras Helped Create a Cult, and They’re Still Great Today

Sony has been blazing a trail and have been marching to the beat of their own drum ever since they purchased Minolta back in 2006. Since then, Sony has released some cameras that started a movement, or some might even say a revolution in the camera world. Sony’s technology made their cameras leapfrog offerings from Canon and Nikon, and those two are still playing catch up today. After the break, we will take a quick look at some older Sony cameras that packed features that some manufacturers have only just started adopting themselves in 2020....
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Deal Alert: The Godox V1 Roundhead Flash with Gels is Just $199!

We have said time and time again that one of the best things that you can do as a photographer is to learn how to use flash; however, many photographers are put off by the entry price of flashes. For a limited time, you can set aside your fear of having to break the bank as the excellent Godox Roundhead V1 flash can be yours for just $199 for Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus/Panasonic, and Sony cameras. That price also includes a set of color gels from Leftwing that will help you be even more creative. Jump past the break for all of the details....
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Old But Gold: 5 Old Feature-Packed (and Affordable) Olympus Cameras

Over the years since Olympus waved farewell to the Four Thirds platform and adopted the more popular Micro Four Thirds system, Olympus has released many fantastic Mirrorless cameras. Not only have Olympus gone all in with the M4/3 platform, but they also managed to keep it relevant by ensuring that their cameras are feature-packed. What Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras lack in overall sensor size, they make up for it with features such as class-leading IBIS, unmatched weather-sealing, and great AF systems. If you’re in the market for a camera that has features that can make even the newest models on the market take a second look, you simply must take a look at these slightly older, yet fully loaded Olympus cameras....
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Cheap Photo: We’ve Found Lens Deals That Will Save You Hundreds

We have found some of the hottest lens deals on the web for you. Looking for some new glass for your Micro Four Thirds camera? You can pick up the brand new Olympus 12-45mm f4 Pro for just $599, and the Olympus 25mm f1.8 for only $299! There are great deals on lenses from Sigma and Tamron, too, like the Tamron 45mm f1.8, which is just $399 for Canon EF and Nikon F mount, and the Sigma 35mm f1.4 which is just $649 for Canon EF and Nikon F mount. You can even grab the new Tamron 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm f2.8Di III OSD M1:2 lenses for Sony for just $299 each. Check out all of these great lens deals and more after the break...
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This $19 Photography Software Resizes Images Without Detail Loss, More

We all know the challenges of uploading our images to the web. Sometimes file sizes can be huge, and we have to take into account things like data caps too. Fortunately, there is a piece of software that can resize your images without detail loss, and right now, it’s just $19! There are deals on presets like this bundle of 7500 LR presets for $29, this bundle of 2500 Photoshop overlays for $29, and this bundle of Affinity presets for $19! there are also great deals on tutorials like this 7-1 Nude Photography video learning bundle, which is just $69, and you can learn all there is to know about landscape photography for only $29! Check out more photography software deals after the break....
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Cheap Photo: Canon M50 $479, Sony a6100 $598, Fujifilm X-A7 Kit $499

Are you ready to upgrade your existing camera, or perhaps add a second body to your collection? If so, you need to check out these hot camera deals. For a limited time you can score a Canon M50 for just $479, a Sony a6100 for $598, an Olympus E-M1 III for $1,599, a Panasonic GX85 with two lenses for $497.99, the Full-Frame Sony A7 II for only $898, and the Fujifilm X-A7 with a lens for just $499! These camera deals are exceptional, and there are plenty more for you to see after the break....
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Grab the New F2.8 Tamron Prime Lenses for Just $299 While You Can!

Tamron has come out with all guns blazing when it comes to lenses for Sony’s E mount cameras, and their new 20mm, 24mm, and 35mm f2.8 Di III OSD M1:2 lenses have set a new standard for affordable, fast primes. For a limited time, you can pick up each of these Tamron prime lenses for just $299 each! That’s right, a 20mm f2.8, a 24mm f2.8, and a 35mm f2.8 for only $299 each! We have reviewed all three and were impressed with all of them, and we’re sure you will be too. Join us after the break for all of the details....
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New Vintage: Older Digital Nikon Cameras That Can Still Do a Job Today

We recently took a look at some old but gold Canon digital cameras, and now it’s time to look at some new modern vintage digital Nikon cameras as well. During the DSLR wars, Nikon went head to head with Canon, and they produced some real gems that will go down as some of the best digital cameras ever produced. If you have been thinking about picking up a DSLR with a few miles on the clock so that you can play around, or use it as a workhorse camera that won’t let you down, click on past the break. There you will see which older digital Nikon cameras can still produce glorious images and, which ones would still be a great camera to invest in today....
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A Great Step up From a Smartphone: Olympus Pen E-PL10 Review

As we all know, smartphones have taken a massive chunk of the entry-level camera market away from manufacturers, but the big boys still try to claw back customers who have maybe outgrown their smart devices when it comes to photography. One of those companies is, Olympus, and their latest roll of the dice into the entry-level camera market is the Olympus Pen E-PL10. This review turned out to be interesting as I was only allowed to leave my home for a limited amount of time to test the camera, so I had to get creative. Despite this, I was still able to put this small, compact camera through its paces. Is this camera good enough to make new photographers step away from their smartphone cameras? Let’s find out in our full review....
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9 Lenses That Will Turn the Olympus E-M1 III into a Portrait Powerhouse

Many photographers would have you believe that the Micro Four Thirds platform isn’t suitable for professional portrait work, but we can tell you that this is fake news. The M4/3 system is excellent for portraits, and the E-M1 III has the best implementation of face and eye AF that the platform has ever seen. There are also a plethora of pro-grade lenses that will make the Olympus E-M1 III shine. After the break, we will take a quick look at some fast lenses that will help you create portraits that both you and your clients will absolutely fall in love with....
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What Every Phone Photographer Needs: Wolffilms Lenses Review

Smartphone or mobile photography is becoming even more popular these days thanks to new devices that not only have pretty powerful cameras in them but also because of AI features as well. No matter how good the cameras are, though, you are usually stuck with whatever lenses the manufacturer decided to stick on the phone. Additional lenses for smartphones that clip over the base lenses aren’t new, but the quality of these lenses has been improving. We recently received some Wolffilms lenses to review, and we decided to put them to the test on one of the lastest smartphones to hit the market. How will they do? Find out in our full review after the break....
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End of an Era: The Last Great DSLR Cameras to Consider Buying Today

It’s the mid-point of 2020, and we are firmly in the era of Mirrorless cameras. Try as they might, DSLR cameras are waging a war that they will not win, but there are still a few DSLR cameras out there that can give today’s Mirrorless cameras a serious run for their money. In this roundup, we’re going to take a look at the last great DSLR cameras that hit the market that can still do a bang-up job for photographers today....
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Old But Gold: 9 Older Digital Canon Cameras That Still Rock

Fact, you don’t have to go out and blow large amounts of money on the latest and great cameras to be able to produce excellent results. Fact; a lot of older digital cameras, both Mirrorless and DSLR, are more than capable and have tons of features that make them a worthwhile buy even if they are a good few years old. Over the next few weeks, we are going to look at older cameras that are still good enough to use today. Forget all the marketing hype about 8K and 12 billion Megapixels; you simply don’t need it. The Canon cameras we have listed after the break are feature-packed, and in the right hands, they can deliver greatness. Come and check out which older digital Canon cameras you can get at bargain prices....
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Deal Alert: Now Is a Great Time to Buy Olympus Lenses, Especially Primes

If you have been thinking about joining team Olympus or are already an Olympus shooter, you are going to want to see the incredible savings that they have going on during their Get Ready to Get Out sales event. You can score the amazing Pen F for just $899, the brand new E-M1 III for $1,599, the E-M1X for $2,399, and the Pen E-PL9 for $399! There are also great camera bundles on sales too. If it’s new lenses you’re after, you’re in luck. The Olympus 12-45 f4 Pro has dropped to just $599, the 75mm f1.8 is only $799, and the 40-150mm f2.8 Pro can be yours for just $1,349! In all, there are over 30 excellent deals that will see you save hundreds! Check out the deals on Olympus lenses and cameras after the break....
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7 of Our Favorite Fujifilm Lenses for Magical Portrait Photography

Fujifilm cameras have become firm favorites with portrait photographers thanks to their great build qualities and the number of features that are packed inside the cameras. Aside from the feature sets of the cameras, the Fujifilm platform has become loved for portrait photography thanks to the excellent lenses that are available. Fujifilm lenses are well made, and they can help you create some truly unique images when used in conjunction with the impressive Fujifilm film simulations that can be found in their cameras. If you love portrait photography and are looking to find out which Fujifilm lenses you should add to your collection, this roundup is for you....
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Looking for Some Free Photography Tutorials from Pros? We’ve Got You!

When it comes to learning new skills, there’s no time like the present. Today we present to you a whole host of totally free photography tutorials from some of the biggest names in the business. That’s right, you can learn from Joel Grimes, Thorsten Von Overgaard, Chris Orwig, August Dering, Kelvin Pimont, and Nucly without spending a cent! There are free photography tutorials that cover composite photos and Photoshop, and even classes that will teach you how to become a master storyteller.You’ll find free Lightroom brushes, and free eBooks too. There are also some incredible deals from Kelvin Pimont like his bundle of Lightroom Presets, which is on sale for just $27 (regularly $395), and many more! Jump past the break to see all the freebies and more great deals we have rounded up. ...
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10 of the Best Sony E-Mount Ultra-Wide Lenses for Land and Cityscapes

There are a plethora of lenses available for Sony cameras, but until recently, options were a little on the thin side when it came to E-mount ultra-wide lenses. Now, though, photographers who use Sony cameras have more choices than ever in this specialty category. If you’re a landscape photographer, a cityscape photographer, or if you like to dabble in astrophotography, and you’re in the market for some Sony E-mount ultra-wide lenses, the ten we have rounded up after the break are the ones you should check out first....
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Deal Alert: Prices on Sigma Lenses Are Very, Very Good Right Now

If you have been eyeing Sigma lenses, or if the Sigma fp has caught your eye, now is the time to buy! You can save hundreds during Sigma’s Seasons of Savings event on lenses like the 35mm f1.4, which is just $599 for Canon, Nikon, and Sony, and you can save over $400 on the Sigma 70-200nn f2.8 Sport for both Nikon and Canon. There are deals on the Sigma fp too. You can pick up one of these Full Frame L-mount cameras for just $1,799, or if you want to get one with the 45mm f2.8 Contemporary, it can be yours for just $2,050! If you want a mount converter, you’re in luck too as both the MC-11 (Canon EF to Sony E) and the MC-21 (Canon EF to L-mount) are both on sale for $199! Check out all of the deals on Sigma lenses and more after the break....
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Get More From Your RAW Files With These 5 Accessories for Photogs

We have been having a healthy debate recently in regards to RAW files and JPEGS. JPEGS are great for those who want to just go out and enjoy shooting without needing to worry about editing the images later. RAW files are for photographers who want to eek every bit of data out of their pictures. Both are great formats; there’s no right or wrong, but if you like RAW files and you want to get the maximum out of them, you should take a look at these five accessories that will help make your images shine. ...
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Cheap Photo: Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Panasonic Have Huge Lens Sales

Roll up, roll up and be prepared to be amazed at the awesome lens deals we have found for you. There are fantastic deals on Canon lenses like the 50mm f1.4, which is $349, and the excellent 85, f1.8, which has dropped down to $349. Nikon has a lot of their new Z lenses on sale like the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f4, which is just $899, and the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f4, which has dropped to $1,246.95. If you shoot with Micro Four Thirds cameras, you’ll love the deals from Olympus and Panasonic. The genuinely excellent Olympus 75mm f1.8 can be yours for just $849, the Olympus 25mm f1.8 is a steal at $299 and the workhorse Panasonic 12-60mm f2.8-4 can be yours for only $897.95!...
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Cheap Photo: Canon M50 Kit $499, EOS RP $899, Sony a6000 $398

We have found some red hot deals on cameras from Canon, Nikon, and Sony. If you act fast enough, you can grab the Canon M50 with a lens for just $499! The Sony a6000 is down to just $398 ($638 with two lenses), and the pocket monster Sony a6100 is only $598! The Canon EOS RP has dropped to $899, the 32.5 Megapixel Canon EOS M6 II is just $799, and the 42 Megapixel Sony a7r II can be yours for just $1,398. Prefer Nikon? The D7500 DSLR is down to $896.95, the z6 is only $1,796.95, and the workhorse D750 is now just $1,496.95. Jump past the break to see all of the other excellent camera deals we have found for you. ...
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9 E Mount Lenses for Portraits That Get the Most Out of Sony’s Eye AF

Sony has completely revolutionized the portrait photography scene in recent years thanks to the huge advancements that they have made when it comes to autofocus technology. The eye AF system in place in most of Sony’s cameras is class-leading, and it’s honestly hard to beat. The technology has made it easy for portrait photographers of all levels to nail the shot every time they use the camera, but even a system as good as this still needs great lenses to make the most of it. After the break, we have rounded up the best Sony E mount lenses to use if you want to make the most out of the incredible eye AF system found in sony cameras. ...
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Every One of These Tamron Lenses Are Available at a Great Price

Do you have a mom who loves photography? If so, you might want to check out these red hot deals that Tamron has going on in their Tamron Mothers Day Instant Savings event. If you want to treat your mom to a new lens, or perhaps even treat yourself to some spectacular glass, these deals are for you. You can save big on the Tamron 18-400mm f3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, the Tamron 17-28mm f2.8 Di III RXD, and more. Head on past the break for all of the info....
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We Updated Our World Press Photo Winners Post With More Camera Info

Just over a week ago, we published the list of World Press Photo winners along with enough camera information to blow anyone’s mind. While many other outlets posted just the images, we delved a little deeper into each photographer, and we found out what gear was being used to capture their awe-inspiring photos. The data was genuinely fascinating, and the huge variety of cameras being used told us lots about current trends in the world of professional photography. Shortly after our piece went live, we were contacted by a reader who helped us fill in a few blanks in regards to which cameras individual photographers have used, and we have now updated the post to reflect this. Join us after the break for all the details....
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Opinion: Olympus Can Set the Tone for the Future of Photography

Olympus has a track record of being able to achieve the seemingly impossible. Over the last 12 years, Olympus has developed technologies that have made the Micro Four Thirds platform still relevant today. They have developed class-leading IBIS, they have started to incorporate AI into their cameras, and their weather sealing technologies are some of the best in the business, but let’s not think all is rosy in M4/3’s world. APS-C and Full Frame platforms are pulling away at an alarming rate when it comes to sensor technology, and pricing continues to draw people away from the Micro Four Thirds platform. If anyone can make M4/3 relevant again, it’s Olympus, though. They are crazy enough to try new things that can make the platform fun for photographers. After the break, we will take a look at what Olympus needs to focus on going forward....
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Shoot for the JPEG: The Cameras We Love With Stunning JPEG Images

We recently posted an opinion piece about why you should shoot for the JPEG instead of the RAW. RAW files certainly have their place, and they can allow all manner of edits to be made during post-processing, but not all photographers want to spend countless hours trapped behind their computers; they’d much rather be out shooting. After all, this is what we, as photographers, love to do more than anything. If you’re a photographer who wants to break free from the rigors of editing images, and you just want to shoot and enjoy the images you create, the cameras we have rounded up after the break are the ones you need to take a closer look at. ...
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Cheap Photo: 20 PS Actions Just $1.99, and Lots More Photography Deals

Now is the perfect time to learn some new skills or to work on your huge library of images, and we’ve found the best deals to help you do both without breaking the bank. Want to learn all about the boudoir business? The Boudoir Photoshoot Marketing Bundle is just $19.99. Do you want to become an Instagram master? Check the Instagram 101 tutorial, which is just $19. You can learn all about Lightroom with Serge Ramelli for $19.95, landscape photography with Scott Kelby for $17.38, and how to pose anyone with Lindsay Adler for only $20.49! You can also pick up 20 Photoshop actions for just $1.99, and there are bundles of Lightroom presets starting at just $29! Come and check out all of the other deals we have found on photography tutorials, presets, software, and more after the break. ...
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7 Cameras That Will Help You Have Fun With Photography Again

There is nothing more fulfilling than being able to just pick up a camera for the fun of it. It can be so easy to get bogged down with tons of gear that’s complicated to use, and that’s a burden to carry around, and honestly, those two things alone can take the fun out of photography. Fortunately, there are some cameras on the market that make having fun with photography easy! After the break, we will take a quick look at some cameras that will make you want to go and shoot pictures with them just for the fun of it. ...
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Opinion: 5 Things Fujifilm Must Do to Keep the X and GFX Platforms Growing

Fujifilm has become a significant player in the Mirrorless space over the last five years. While they have hit a few bumps in the road along the way, Fujifilm has actively listened to their users, and they have made improvements to their APS-C X line of cameras, which thrust them into the spotlight. On top of their success with cameras like the X-T3, X-Pro 3, and the X-H1, Fujifilm has revolutionized the Medium Format market with their GFX cameras. All might look rosy for Fujifilm right now, but they can’t afford to let their guard down. After the break, we will take a quick look at five things that Fujifilm needs to do to make sure they retain or improve upon their current standing....
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Is it Real? How the $500 Apple iPad Air Could Be a Photographer’s Dream

For as long as I can remember, Apple has been touting the power and capabilities of their iPad and have often said that their tablets are bonafide PC replacements. Still, to date, that hasn’t materialized. Apple has come close with their line of iPad Pro’s, but they are just too costly to only be ‘almost good enough.’ There are now new reports that suggest a new Apple iPad Air might be in the works, and that it could be a very powerful, yet still affordable option for photographers, and creators who work while on the go. If there is indeed a new Apple iPad Air, it’s going to need a serious bump in specs to be taken seriously by creators. Let’s talk about this after the break....
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Opinion: Sony Needs to Innovate Again If They Want to Remain Top Dog

Back in 2006, when Sony purchased Minolta, we weren’t quite sure just what Sony would bring to the table. Sure, Sony had dabbled with Cyber Shot cameras, but moving into the camera market proper was a big step, and man did they ever make a splash. Since that time, Sony has rarely had to look over their shoulder as they have been forging a path that had led them to lead the current pack of camera manufacturers, but now, Canon, Nikon, and Co are waking up and are getting closer to Sony. Sony, it seems, have reached peak camera, so if they want to widen that gap once again, they will need to dig deep and innovate as they did at the start of the Mirrorless age. After the break, we’ll take a quick look at what Sony needs to do to keep moving forward....
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Hard Facts: There’s a Real Need for a New Micro Four Thirds Sensor

There has been a lot of talk over the last few years about new sensors for Micro Four Thirds cameras, but to date, we have not seen anything come from all of the noise that surrounds the platform. With technology continuing to push forward, though the need for a new Micro Four Thirds sensor is becoming more apparent with each passing day. If Olympus and Panasonic want to continue on with their M4/3 journey, they will need to figure something out sooner rather than later; otherwise, they run the risk of falling too far behind. Let’s talk about this after the break....
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Buying the Fujifilm X-T4? Here Are the Best Prime Lenses to Use with It

The Fujifilm X-T4 is one of the most highly anticipated cameras of 2020, and while it was already supposed to have been released, we will have to wait just a little bit longer to be graced by its presence. Still, in the meantime, we can take a look at the best prime lenses to use with this powerful APS-C camera. The prime lens Gods have blessed Fujifilm users, and there are stunning choices for every genre of photography out there, from street photography to portraiture and wildlife photography to macro, Fujfilm has you covered. Not only are Fujifilm primes rock solid when it comes to build quality, but they are all stunning performers too. If you’re going to pick up the IBIS rocking Fujifilm X-T4 when it finally launches, these are the prime lenses that you should snap up....
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Cheap Photo: Sony a6000 for $398, a6100 $588, a7II $898, a7R II $1,398

These deals on Sony cameras really shouldn’t be passed up. There are some HUGE savings to be had here. You can pick up the impressive APS-C a6000 for just $398! Yes, that’s right, $398! The new a6100, which came out last year, and blew us away during our review has dropped down to only $588, while the Full Frame Sony A7 II is just $898, or for just an extra $100 you can get your own with a 28-70mm lens for just $998! Not only are there more deals on Sony cameras after the break, but there are some great deals on E mount lenses too! Come and check them out! ...
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Learn from Joel Grimes, Chris Orwig, August Dering and More for FREE!

Now is the perfect time for us to be learning new skills, and if you’re worried about spending a ton of money on tutorials, this roundup will put you at ease as all of the items listed here are free! That’s right, you can learn from Joel Grimes, Thorsten Von Overgaard, Chris Orwig, August Dering, and Nucly without spending a cent! There are free photography tutorials that cover composite photos and photoshop. You’ll find free Capture One styles, free Lightroom brushes, and free eBooks too. Jump past the break to see all of the freebies we have rounded up. ...
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How We Rate the Lenses That Took the Gold for TIPA Awards 2020

Following on from our roundup, which focused on the TIPA Awards 2020 for best cameras, we bring you the best lenses according to TIPA as well. TIPA, the Technical Image Press Association rounded up their members and banged their heads together to come up with the list of best lenses which covers everything from the best DSLR lenses for pros to best the best portrait lens for Mirrorless shooters. There are some great choices and some eyebrow-raising ones too. Check out all of the winners of the TIPA Awards 2020, and decide if you need to add these lenses to your collection. ...
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