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Leaked Photo and Specs of the Canon 11-24mm f/4L Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens

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Another photo of the soon-to-be-announced Canon 11-24mm lens has leaked onto the Internet. This lens was first outed back in September 2014 when a different photo popped up briefly online before being taken down.
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Adobe Files Lawsuit Against Forever 21 for Pirating Copies of Photoshop

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Here’s a strange legal rumble that just hit the courts: software giant Adobe is suing clothing giant Forever 21 for pirating copies of Photoshop.
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Surviving the Avalanche

The near death experience that changed my outlook on life and my relationship with photography.

Jan 30, 2015 · Woodrow Wilson

Canon 5Ds Leaked! It’s a 50.6MP Full Frame DSLR

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It looks like the rumors were spot on. A sneak peek of the not-yet-announced Canon 5Ds full frame DSLR camera has leaked onto the Web. The photograph above shows what the high-resolution 50.6MP camera will look like.
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How I Shot a Triple Transit of Jupiter’s Moons from My Driveway With My DSLR

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A few days ago I was lucky enough to capture Jupiter’s triple moon transit right from my driveway in Denver.
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How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

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I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up costing $40 per light and can be built entirely with parts from a local home improvement store.

It turned out pretty well I think, with the added benefit of being bulletproof — you can stand on the body without breaking it.
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The Graceful Movements of Tennis Players Captured with Long Exposures and Strobe Lights

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For a series of photos titled “Chronophoto,” photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne paid tribute to old strobe photography camera tests with his own series of images that explore the movements of tennis players.
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Crowdsourced Instagram Photos of Snowstorm Land on the Front Page of the New York Times

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Yesterday’s front page of the New York Times featured a story about the snow that has been falling on the Northeastern United States. Accompanying the article and dominating a large portion of the page were 9 Instagram photos of the snow as snapped by Times readers.

Poytner points out that this appears to have been the first time the New York Times published audience-submitted photographs on the front page of its printed newspaper.
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Watch How DSLR Shutters Work in 10,000FPS Super Slow Motion

If you want to see the mechanics of how a modern DSLR shutter works, one way to do so is through slow-motion captured with a high-speed camera. That’s what Gavin Free of The Slow Mo Guys recently did by pointing a Phantom Flex at his Canon 7D and capturing what goes on inside the mirror box during exposures of various shutter speeds.

By slowing down the movements after shooting at up to 10,000 frames per second, we get to see exactly what goes on in the camera in the blink of an eye.
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‘Photographs': A Touching Animated Short About an Old Lady and a Polaroid Camera

“Photographs” is a touching 6-minute-long animated short film about an elderly woman who comes across an old (but working) Polaroid camera. She begins snapping instant photo selfies and uses those images to relive her younger days.

The film was created back in 2010 as an undergraduate animation thesis project by animators Brendan Clogher and Christina Manrique while they were studying at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

(via DigitalRev)