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Nikon Announces 3 New Lenses: 28mm f/1.4 prime, DX 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6 wide angle, and 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5 fisheye

Nikon has just unveiled three new NIKKOR lenses that are sure to cause a stir in the “small focal length community.” Introducing the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED, AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED. The 28mm prime lens is part of NIKKOR’s Gold Ring Series, the 10-20mm wide angle …

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DJI Debuts It’s Most Powerful Drone Yet and a New Versatile Ronin Gimbal

The DJI Phantom has become an incredibly popular drone for photography, but it still can’t handle some of the heavier cameras used for film and commercial productions. Enter the Matrice 600, a drone meant for maximum performance. The Matrice 600 comes equipped with 6 propellors and can carry a variety of cameras from GoPros to REDs. The …

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One Bag to Rule Them All: The Think Tank Production Manager 50

Think Tank Photo makes some of the absolute best camera bags in the business, bags that can not only hold your camera body and lenses but also your lighting equipment, batteries, tripods, cables and just about everything you’ll need on a photo shoot. Think Tank Photo’s newest bag, the Production Manager 50, is surely no exception …

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Lee’s Super Stopper 15-Stop ND Filter Turns a 2 Sec Exposure Into 17 Hours

Super Stopper 15-Stop ND Filter Turns a 2 Sec Exposure Into 17 Hours

Lee Filters is adding a new neutral density filer to it’s lineup called the Super Stopper. The Super Stopper limits the amount of light that hits your camera’s sensor by 15 stops, meaning that an ordinary 2-second exposure would take over 17 hours to expose through the filer. The new Super Stopper filter joins the …

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The DJI Phantom 4 Drone Can Basically Fly Itself

On March 1, DJI released the Phantom 4 camera drone, the successor to the widely popular Phantom 3. The Phantom 4 is a highly intelligent drone that can literally fly itself using computer-guided vision that avoids obstacles and tracks subjects. Unlike existing guidance systems in camera drones, the Phantom 4 does not follow a predetermined …

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Sony Releasing First Smartphone Sensor w/ Hybrid AF and 3-Axis Stabilization

Sony’s CMOS sensors are very popular in todays digital cameras and smartphones, and the company’s newest sensor shows exactly why. The new IMX318 sensor is designed specifically for smartphones and it boasts 22.5 megapixel photos, 4K videos, hybrid autofocus, and built-in 3-axis image stabilization. The new 1/2.6-inch CMOS sensor is smaller, has better image quality, and performs faster …

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This 5D Digital Data Disc Can Store 360TB of Your Photos

If you use a hard disk drive for storage, then you’re probably aware of the shortcomings of spinning disk drives. Traditional disk drives carry the risk of writing and copying information incorrectly, as well as losing information over time. But scientists at the University of Southampton have made a major step forward in the development …

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Video: Skier Bobby Brown got to try out the GoPro Karma

GoPro has just released another video with footage captured with its not-yet-announced Karma drone. This time the footage is of freestyle skier Bobby Brown and some of his friends at Aspen Snowmass in Colorado. GoPro has been very secretive about the Karma, only releasing it’s name and not it’s design, features or specs. GoPro’s stock hasn’t …

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Seagate Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Faulty Hard Drives

Seagate Technologies is currently being investigated for selling hard drives that “routinely failed at exceptionally high rates,” leaving consumers with broken hardware and significant loss of data. If you’ve purchased Seagate’s Barracuda 3TB Hard Disk Drive, Backup Plus 3TB External Hard Disk Drive, or any Seagate hard drive with model number ST3000DM001, than you may …

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The Russian Lomography Jupiter 3+ lens is back

  By Michael Zhang, PetaPixel   Lomography just brought another classic lens design back from the dead. Today the company announced its new Jupiter 3+ 50mm f/1.5 lens for L39 and M mount rangefinders. It’s “a bold, beautiful, and brimming-with-bokeh resurrection from the zenith of Russian optical design,” Lomo says. The original Jupiter 3 lens …

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Corey Rich shoots D5 promo video using the new Nikon D5

Nikon Ambassador and long-time Summit Instructor Corey Rich shoots the new promo video for the new Nikon D5 camera using only footage taken on the new camera itself. When Nikon releases a new camera, they first run it by the photographers, editors, directors and technologists who will be utilizing it first. Photographers like Corey Rich …

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Join Adventure Photography Workshop co-founder Corey Rich for his free online Still + Motion seminar with CreativeLIVE!

We’re excited to partner with Corey Rich, co-founder of our Adventure Photography Workshop, and newly-minted Nikon Ambassador, on his new creativeLIVE course Still and Motion: Storytelling on Location, broadcast free online August 26-28th! During the course, he’s going to be giving away a free tuition to any of our Summit Series of Photography Workshop programs. You don’t want to miss …

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Remote camera tutorial with AP Photographer Mark Terrill

Making that move to using remote cameras at sporting events (or other events) can be quite daunting. But as AP Photographer, Mark Terrill, says, using remote cameras and multiple cameras “raises your percentage of usable photos exponentially”. “And for the Associated Press, I need a great photo and fast. So using multiple cameras will up …

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