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Kevin Lee is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Brooklyn.

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Photographer Lam Nguyen Gives us the Skinny on Introductory Flash Photography Modifiers

Lam Nguyen shows us a few different flash photography techniques and tools....
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Review: Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens (X Mount)

The Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR lens spans a wide focal length range but has it sacrificed optical quality for all this flexibility?...
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Gavin Hoey Illustrates How Softbox Size Affects Soft Lighting

Gavin Hoey shows us the ins and outs of small to large softbox lighting....
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See How Janez Tolar Captures Magic Hour in “Before You Wake Up”

This film perfectly illustrates what lengths landscape photographers like Janez Tolar will go through to get the perfect, magical photo....
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Review: Fujifilm X100T

The Fujifilm X100T has a long list of tiny improvements, but do they add up to an excellent camera?...
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New Patent Illustrates Olympus OMD EM5 MK II Sensor Shift Technology

How many frames does it take the Olympus OMD EM5 MK II to create sensor shift images?...
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Canon Director Confirms the Existence of a High-Megapixel DSLR

A high-megapixel DSLR and mirrorless cameras are definitely on Canon’s to do list....
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Nikon D750 Users Report Internal Reflection Problems Causing a Dark Band Problem

Some Nikon D750 may be afflicted with a dark band problem creating ugly lens flare issues....
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Julien Douvier on Creating Hypnotic, Looping Cinemagraphs

Julien Douvier tells us about his mission to create perfectly looping cinemagraphs....
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Canon May Go with a High-MP Sony Sensor, Fujifilm Dumps OIS on the XF 16-55mm f2.8

A high-MP Sony sensor in Canon’s next DSLR? Has hell frozen over?...
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Flickr Apologizes for Selling Creative Commons Photos as Wall Art, Promises Refund All Sales

Flickr pulls creative commons images from its wall art service after community criticism....
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Second Report Claims Sony A7000 Will Drop in 2015

Sony A7000 seems like a sure bet for 2015....
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Phase One Ships Out a New 80MP A280 and more A-series Cameras

Phase One teams up with Alpa to develop a new line of A-series cameras....
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Nikon D7200 Reportedly a Chip Off the Old Nikon D750 Block

Early reports suggest the Nikon D7200 will be modeled after the Nikon D750....
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New Firmware Update Brings High-Speed Sync Flash to the Profoto B1

Get high-speed sync flash speeds up to 1/8000 second with the new Profoto B1 firmware update....
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A Myth No More, the Polaroid Socialmatic is Finally on Sale

The Polaroid Socialmatic instant printing digital camera is officially here....
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A7 Straps Introduces the Broadway Strap for Mirrorless Cameras

The A7 Broadway strap is perfect for smaller mirrorless cameras....
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Damien Hypolite Matches Assassin’s Creed Unity’s 1789 Paris with 2014 Paris

Damien Hypolite sees how virtual snapshots of 1798 Paris stack up against its modern day counterpart....
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Enter a World of Mesmerizing Photographic Illusions with Logan Zillmer

Logan Zillmer tells us about peeling back reality and creating Photographic Illusions....
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The Sony A7 Mk II Gets its Adobe Camera RAW 8.7.1 Update

Adobe Camera RAW 8.7.1 and it adds support for a single camera, the Sony A7 Mk II....
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White Spots Appearing on Leica M9 Sensors Due to Corrosion Effects

Leica M9 owners are complaining about white spots appearing on the sensor....
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Alien Skin Exposure 7 Introduces Non-Destructive RAW Editing

Lo-Fi, black and white film, RAW image editing? Exposure 7 can do it all....
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Contradicting Report States Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II Will Have Original EM5 Sensor

New rumors say the Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II will use the same sensor as its predecessor...
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Is Tamron Already Developing Lenses for Sony’s 50MP Sensor?

Leaks suggest Tamron has already announced its first lens made for Sony’s rumored 50MP sensor....
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Fujifilm X Pro 2 Reportedly Coming Mid 2015 with a 24MP X-Trans Sensor

Fujifilm X Pro 2 rumored for 2015, Sigma hints at Sony FE-mount lenses....
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Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II Reported to Take Out of this World 40MP Images

Olympus OMD EM5 Mk II rumored to feature a “sensor-shift” shooting mode...
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João Pedro Catches Some Wicked Waves and Photos While Surfing

João Pedro tells us about the art of taking pictures while surfing....
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Reports of a Canon Full Frame EOS M Mirrorless Camera Arise

Canon’s next EOS M camera will be a departure from the original series....
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An Explanation of Film Types and Formats

Never touched film at all? Stefan Litster has the skinny for you....
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Meet the Hasselblad Stellar II, a Luxuriously Expensive Sony RX100 Mk II

The Hasselblad Stellar II is the most expensive compact camera you can buy....
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Watch the Sony A7 Mk II Stabilized Sensor Jiggle in Place

Come see the Sony A7 Mk II SteadyShot image stabilized sensor at work...
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Tap and Dye’s Legacy Horween Chromexcel Leather Camera Wrist Straps Now Come in Dark Olive and Brown

Get Tap and Dye’s Legacy Horween Chromexcel leather camera wrist strap in some new rustic colors....
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Sony Announces a New and Improved 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II Lens

Sony gives it’s Alpha-series cameras some love with a new 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM II lens....
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Joe Wigfall Shows Mastery of Shooting Photos from the Hip

Behind the art with renowned New York street photographer Joe Wigfall....
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Review: Sony A5100

Sony A5100 is an incredible and pocketable little mirrorless camera...
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Adobe Lightroom 5.7 Brings Support for Panasonic LX100 and Many More Cameras

Adobe Camera RAW 8.7 adds support for 24 new cameras, download it today!...
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Sony’s New Exmor RS Smartphone Image Sensor Packs 192 Phase Detect AF Points

Sony brings phase detect AF and 4K HDR video to smartphones with a new Exmor RS image sensor....
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The Kodak Disc 4000 Made Small Cameras Cool Way Before Micro Four Thirds

Back in the day film used to come on a disc of all things for the Kodak Disc 4000 camera....
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Review: Cecilia 2.5cm Leather Neck Strap

Looking for a simple, nice strap? The Cecilia 2.5cm leather neck strap has the softest leather we’ve ever felt....
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The Panasonic GM5 and GM1 are Neck and Neck with These DxOMark Scores

Unsurprisingly the Panasonic GM5 sensor is nearly identical to the GM1....
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Lumera Adds Wi-Fi, GPS, and More to Your Old DSLRs

Don’t have Wi-Fi on your camera? This Lumera camera attachment might help....
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The Leica T Gets a DxOMark Score, Flunks Lowlight ISO Performance

The Leica T can’t hold a candle to other APS-C mirrorless cameras....
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CPN Germany Accidentally Leaks a New Canon EF 11-24mm f4L USM Lens

Wide but not too ultra wide, a Canon EF 11-24mm f4L USM lens leaks out....
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ISS Astronauts Slip a GoPro Camera into a Floating Ball of Water in Space

A GoPro camera films life from inside a floating ball of water on the ISS...
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Mary Ellen Mark on Creating Iconic Photography

Mary Ellen Mark explains what it takes to create an iconic photograph....
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Breakthrough Photography Announces its New Line of Ultra-Skinny X-Series Lens Filters

Breakthrough Photography’s new X-Series lens filters are nice, thin, and weatherproof. ...
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Review: Nikon 20mm f1.8G ED

The Nikon 20mm f1.8G ED lens is a keeper and you should add it to your collection....
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The Olympus Lens Camera Goes from Open-Source Experiment to Patent

Remember the Olympus Open Platform project? Well now it’s a patented Olympus lens camera....
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Review: Nikon D750

It’s not a D700 successor, but the Nikon D750 is still a great camera....
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Ryan Howerter Made a Lego Pinhole Camera Fit for a Minifig

Meet the world’s smallest Lego pinhole camera....
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