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    Fujifilm GFX100 Unveiled: It’s a Game-Changing 102MP Mirrorless Camera

    Fujifilm has announced the new GFX100, a 102-megapixel medium format mirrorless camera that the company calls “a game changer in digital camera technology and capability.” It’s the new flagship camera of the GFX line. At the core of the camera is a 102MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor that...
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    FUJIFILM GFX100 Introduced – Our First Impression and Sample Footage

    The FUJIFILM GFX100 mirrorless digital camera was just officially introduced, promising to be the first 100 megapixels Large Format sensor camera, capable of shooting 4K video and having fast autofocus, In Body Image Stabilization (IBIS), 10bit internal video recording and much more. FUJIFILM...
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    ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is on Amazon Prime Video and is in its second season. Last season, editor Kate Sanford, ACE, won the ACE Eddie for Best Edited Comedy Series for Non-Commercial Television for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Episode: “Simone.” Sanford has won previous ACE Eddies for Treme and...
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    Sigma at Cine Gear Expo 2019: Cine lenses and how to use them

    The Sigma Cine lens showcase at the Los Angeles edition of Cine Gear Expo will be complemented with educational Sigma presentations offered throughout the exhibition. Sigma is going to be present at Cine Gear Expo 2019 with all its cinema lenses, a total of 13 references. The Sigma FF High...
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    DJI AirSense Adds Aircraft Detection to Consumer Drones

    DJI has just announced that it will be building aircraft detection into all of its consumer drones weighing over 250 grams starting in 2020. Called AirSense, the technology will allow drone pilots to be made aware of airplanes and helicopters miles away. The FAA is requiring that essentially...
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    B&H is Replacing a ‘Subpar’ (i.e. Fake) Batch of Nikon Batteries

    Some B&H customers who had recently purchased a Nikon EN-EL15b battery received an unusual email today. The retail giant says it sold a “subpar batch” of the batteries and will be replacing all batteries sold within a certain time frame. Nikon Rumors first reported on the email sent out...
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    Review: ClearVoiceover audio plugin

    In my experience, to make a musical sound bed “fit” well under a dry voiceover, you either have to duck the music (i.e. attenuate it) or equalize it to make the voice “fit”, without overall ducking. Many people prefer the latter, since the music can sound fuller without compromising the...
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    The Chinese Instagram Village

    In today’s social media game, simple selfies just don’t cut it anymore. The competition for attention is fierce and in order to keep eyeballs locked, some are stepping up their game. This is what I learned when I accidentally stumbled upon an area just outside Dali, China and found myself in the...
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    Olympus Unveils the Tough TG-6 Rugged Compact Camera

    Olympus has announced the new Tough TG-6, a successor to the TG-5 that improves upon Olympus’ popular line of ultra-rugged compact cameras for outdoor adventures. The front of the camera features an f/2.01 wide-angle lens in front of a 12-megapixel 1/2.3″ backside-illuminated CMOS sensor. The...
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    This Airport Made Fence Holes for Planespotting Photographers

    There’s a large community of planespotting photographers around the world who camp out at airports to photograph airplanes arriving and departing. A major airport in Canada has decided to serve its local photographers by creating dedicated holes in its fences for camera lenses to poke through...
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    Apple’s First 8-Core MacBook Pro Runs Photoshop Up to 75% Faster

    Apple just announced its first-ever 8-core MacBook Pro, the fastest Mac notebook ever made. The performance boost is a boon for photographers, who will see a big jump in how quickly apps like Photoshop do CPU-intensive edits. “Apple updated MacBook Pro with faster 8th- and 9th-generation Intel...
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    Slow-Shutter High-Speed Action Photography

    With so many ways to be creative in photography, I get really excited with many ideas for a photograph. One area I find very interesting is sports action photography, but with a twist. It’s great to capture that split-second moment and have that frame frozen, but I wanted to explore capturing...
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    Top Filmmaking Deals Of The Week From Sony, SmallHD, GoPro, Atomos, Samsung and More

    We have culminated the top 10 deals currently available from our partners! This week there are cashback offers on Sony cameras and lenses, discounts on Panasonic bundles and much more. Eager to give our readers the best deals and offers, here is a range of products on offer with discounts and...
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    Peak Design Travel Tripod on Kickstarter – Compact and Lightweight, Reinvented

    Peak Design is back on Kickstarter with a new campaign for an innovative tripod design, called the Travel Tripod. As usual, the team at Peak Design take a brand new approach at tripod design, and this one is no different. This new lightweight tripod is one of the most compacts on the market with...
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    Vibesta Peragos Disk – A Super Affordable & Mighty RGBWW LED

    Ever since this years NAB show it’s crystal clear that RGBWW LED lights are here to stay. Vibesta seems to be the latest member to the club with the release of their new Peragos Disk range of LED lights. One is daylight only, one is bi-color and one, you guessed it, is RGBWW. These new...
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    EIZO ColorEdge PROMINENCE CG3145: HDR monitor for post production

    EIZO’s ColorEdge PROMINENCE CG3145 is the first HDR monitor in the world to have its HDR and SDR reproducibility evaluated and awarded by the German Broadcast Technology Institute (IRT). EIZO announced recently that its ColorEdge PROMINENCE CG3145 was evaluated and awarded by the German...
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    The Isle of the Dead: a mysterious painting comes alive in Virtual Reality

    Winner of a VR Award at the Venice International Film Festival in 2018, and soon available on Steam, The Isle of the Dead, from French author Benjamin Nuel, is another step in the right direction for VR. Written by Benjamin Nuel and Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat, produced by Oriane Hurard, a...
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    Alternatives to Adobe Lightroom in 2019

    Adobe recently announced that it would both discontinue downloads of older versions of Creative Cloud apps (which includes Lightroom and Photoshop), and revoke the license for older software. Further, Adobe tweeted that consumers “may face potential claims of infringement by third parties.” For...
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    Wide Angle Lens Fundamentals: The Good and The Bad

    Wide angle lenses aren’t as easy to use as a lot of photographers think. They shrink the background and give the foreground strange proportions. They include all sorts of distractions from the scene in front of you, plus a lot of negative space. And yet… used right, wide angle lenses are...
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    Godox Unveils the X2T Trigger with Bluetooth and a Better UI

    Godox has announced the new X2T, a wireless flash trigger that builds upon the success of the X1T with an improved user interface, a larger display, and the introduction of Bluetooth. The trigger features 5 dedicated group setting buttons on top and 3 function buttons on the back that allow...
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