Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Canon 5DX Is Coming – Bokeh by DigitalRev

This Canon might get a few Nikon shooters to switch. Canon has always seemed to outpace Nikon when it comes to frames per second and cutting edge auto-focus technology but fizzled when trying to compete in the dynamic range category. This new 5DX with Dualpixel CMOS AF full frame sensor and Wide DR Gamut might just have the best of both worlds with a stellar dynamic range and class leading AF focusing.

The replacement for the 5D Mark III has a new name and some interesting specs

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500px ISO » Beautiful Photography, Incredible Stories » 5 Exercises That’ll Help You Fall in Love with Photography All Over Again

Need some photographic inspiration? Try these exercises.

Feeling uninspired? Haven’t picked up your camera in weeks… or months? Try these 5 exercises and fall in love with photography all over again!

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Hack Your Reflector By Cutting a Hole in the Middle

Go cut a hole in your reflector for some great portrait shots.

This is the cheapest yet most effective photography hack I can think of. Step one: get disc reflector. Step two: cut lens-sized hole in said reflector. Ste

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Tamron Announces the SP 90mm F/2.8 MACRO 1:1 Di VC USD

Put the Tamron 90mm Macro on your wish list.  Enhanced VC functionality and advanced features February 22, 2016, Commack, New York – Tamron, a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the launch of the SP

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Tamron SP 85mm F1.8 Di VC USD to be Announced Next Week

Tamron outs new 85mm f/1.8. How good will it be and how much?

It appears Tamron is set to announce the Tamron SP 85mm F1.8 Di VC USD for Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts. Tamron recently teased new lenses coming for CP+. Will you be buying one? I’ll assume it

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The Pentax K-1 Has Features Not Found in Any Other Full Frame DSLR

The Pentax K-1 full-frame offering takes clues from the best of the field.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POGMyAfsnjM

Pentax is finally in the full frame DSLR game. Ricoh today announced the new Pentax K-1, a camera that it claims “offers innovations not available in any o

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Say adios to Google’s Picasa

RIP Picasa.The inevitable has finally happened — Google has shut down Picasa, the older, more-dated of its two photo storage systems.

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How to Avoid Fake Smiles in Your Portraits

Coax the real smile out of your subject.

A genuine smile is one of the most attractive expressions of the human face, and as photographers, we love them because they brighten up our pictures with warmth, and create connection. When you look at it on a body language level, you discover that a genuine smile informs others that we are: A friend, not […]

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Shooting and Editing an Entire Wedding on an iPhone 6S Plus – Bokeh by DigitalRev

Will more brides and grooms opt for smartphone photography in the coming future?

Professional photographer Sephi Bergerson recently shot an entire 3-day Indian wedding ceremony on his iPhone. Verdict? The images are great, but he won’t be hanging up his SLR.

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500px ISO » Beautiful Photography, Incredible Stories » 7 Tips To Combat Photographer’s Block

Winter keeping you inside? Use these tips from Nick Sparks to get you motivated to take pictures when you have a photo block.

Portrait photographer Nick Sparks shares his personal top tips on how to overcome photographer’s block and get out of that creative slump!

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