New Computers Announced at CES 2020 Will Make Creators Lives Easier

The computers we are seeing at CES 2020 show that technology in this space is advancing at a rapid pace.

The annual consumer electronics show (CES) kicked off earlier this week, and there have already been some exciting announcements in regard to upcoming photography gear like the Nikon D780. Another segment that has caught our eye, though, is the computer segment. Unless you still shoot film, you need a computer to access and process your RAW files. Some fascinating laptops will be hitting shelves in the not too distant future, which could really help with creating media and photo editing. Join us after the break to see some of the most radical computers announced at CES 2020 so far.

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Top 5 Monitors For Photographers (Mid 2017)

If there is one computer accessory that can make or break a photographers processing experience the most, we would think it is hard to argue against that being the monitor. After all, without one, you can’t see what the computer is doing, and without a good one you have no idea how your image is actually turning out when you process it. So, needless to say, investing in a quality monitor for your image post-processing is something we consider to be essential for any serious photographer.

But how does a photographer know what to look for in a monitor? What specs are important from the photography perspective? What brands have a good reputation? Matte or Glossy? Have no fear, we have put together a list of some of the top monitors for photographers based on resolution, color gamut/accuracy, screen size and more. Ready? Let’s get into it…

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Cheap Photo: Labor Day Deals on Cameras, Lenses and Photography Accessories

We hope that all of you US readers are enjoying your labor day festivities! But we wanted to jump in with a quick deals update on some of the many notable deals available today. Let’s get right to it so you can go back to your hamburgers and awkward family gatherings.

  • G-Tech 4TB USB 3 External Drive – $20 Off – Deal
  • ASUS PB287Q 4k UHD Monitor – $60 Off –  Deal
  • LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt & USB 3.0 2TB Drives – $40 Off – Deal
  • Fujifilm 14mm F/2.8 – $300 Off – Deal
  • Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary – $100 Off – Deal

Top Deal Quick Links: CanonNikonSonyFujifilmTamronSigma 

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The Acer Aspire 7’s Screen Will Make The On The Road Photographer’s Life Easier

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When you’re travelling, sometimes it is nice to be able to switch out between various devices for different needs. Acer’s new technology involving the versatility of its screen may probably be making it one step closer for a travelling photographer–providing that they want to give up their MacBook or split the hard drive and boot Lion onto the machine. The screen of the Acer Aspire  7 operates as a normal front view screen, then it can be turned around for presentations, or it can collapse and work in a tablet like interface (perfect for Photoshop if a stylus is designed!) or it can work in a more ergonomically comfortable position of slanted and facing up if the laptop in, well, in your lap!

The Acer Aspire 7 also comes preloaded with Windows 8 to take advantage of the touchscreen monitor, 15 inch screen that comes with a “full HD” resolution, the latest generation of Intel Core chips, and more.

Gizmodo’s hands on review states that it is targeted at people that will be at a desk all day, but we can see it being a very mobile workstation.