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Town 30 Emissary camera bag features lens cap mount and customizable pockets

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00pm

Toronto-based Town 30 has launched the Emissary Series camera bag on Kickstarter, where it is seeking funding for production of the photography-centric bags. The Emissary is geared specifically to photographers' needs with attachable pockets, a removable laptop compartment, a locking mechanism inspired by film-advance levers and a lens cap mount. Read more

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Canon EOS 5DS R real world sample gallery posted

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 2:53pm

We've already published studio results from the Canon EOS 5DS R, and now we're following up with some sample images from the real world. Canon's new full-frame resolution monster features a 50.6MP CMOS sensor and cancels out its anti-aliasing filter to make the most of those pixels. See gallery

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Lily Camera flies itself and follows its owner

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:49pm

Lily Robotics has unveiled Lily Camera, a self-flying drone designed to autonomously track and record its owner. Once it's thrown into the air it begins automatically following its target, which is anyone in possession of the accompanying GPS tracking device. Its camera captures 1080/60p HD video and 12MP stills, and the device itself is waterproof to 1 meter underwater. Read more

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Sources of noise part two: Electronic Noise

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:00am

Following on our look at the effects of shot noise, our attentions turn to the electronic noise added by your camera. In this second part of the series, we look at read noise and how your sensor's behavior defines what your camera is capable of and consequently, how you should shoot with it. Read more

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Nikon 300mm F4E PF ED VR real world samples gallery posted

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 5:57pm

The Nikon 300mm F4E PF ED VR is an extremely light-weight, compact telephoto lens well-suited for use on both FX and DX Nikon bodies. It is 30% shorter and 1.5 lbs / 0.68kg lighter than its predecessor, thanks to the use of a Phase Fresnel design. We paired it with a variety of FX and DX cameras and put together a selection of real world sample images. See gallery

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Linnaeus Tripe photographs of 1850s Burma and India on show in New York and London

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:17pm

An exhibition of photographs taken by Captain Linnaeus Tripe during a tour of India and Burma is on show in The Metropolitan Museum in New York, and will then move to London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The collection of 60 images made on paper negatives display historic places, buildings, geology and the infrastructure of parts of the two countries, and were in some cases the first photographs ever to be taken of these sites. Read more

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Olympus 7-14mm F2.8 Pro and 8mm F1.8 Fisheye Pro real-world galleries posted

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:04am

Olympus has just announced a pair of wide-angle 'Pro' Micro Four Thirds lenses, and over the past few days we've been able to do a little shooting with them. The M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 and 8mm F1.8 Fisheye bring some new options to the table for Micro Four Thirds shooters - click through for a link to our sample galleries

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Hands-on with new Olympus PRO 8mm and 7-14mm lenses

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:00am

They've been on Olympus's roadmap for a while, but today the company officially announced to new wideangle 'Pro' lenses - the The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 7-14mm f2.8 PRO and M.ZUIKO Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO. The 8mm fisheye is equivalent to a 16mm, while the 7-14mm covers an equivalent focal length range of 14-28mm. Both lenses are weather-sealed and are clearly intended for use with the company's high-end OM-D cameras. Click through for a closer look

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Olympus expands wide angle offerings with 7-14mm F2.8 and 8mm F1.8 'Pro' lenses

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:00am

Olympus has announced two additions to its Micro Four Thirds 'Pro' lens series, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 and 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO. Both are weather and dust resistant and lighter than their competitors, according to the company, and both are slated to become available in June. Read more

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Olympus offers limited edition Titanium OM-D E-M5 II and firmware update

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:00am

Olympus has announced that it is is producing a new limited edition 'Titanium' OM-D E-M5 II camera. The Titanium E-M5 II will offer all of the same features and specs of the regular version, with its top and bottom plates swapped out for dark metallic versions that match those of the OM-3/Ti from 1994. Worldwide, 7,000 copies of the Titanium model will be made, though how many will be available in the US is yet to be announced. The company is also readying firmware updates for both the E-M1 and E-M5 II, related mostly to underwater shooting. Read more

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Dynamic range test added to Canon EOS 5DS R First Impressions Review

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:46pm

Canon's EOS 5DS R tops anything we've seen in its class for resolution, but that's only part of the image quality equation. We put its 50MP sensor to the test in our Raw dynamic range studio and real-world tests. Take a look at the kind of performance you might expect from the 5DS R's (enormous) Raw files. Read more

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