Articles Written by DL Cade

If You Just Bought a D810, Check the Box for a Blue Dot to Make Sure the ‘Bright Spots’ Issue is Fixed

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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a service advisory Nikon had issued for the newly-released D810. Apparently, some D810 models were experiencing a ‘thermal issue’ wherein long exposures could cause bright spots to appear on your images.

Current D810 owners should check their serial numbers here, but if you’re just now getting ready to buy one, there’s actually a way to tell if the camera you’re buying has had Nikon’s fix applied. Read more…

Here’s the iPhone 6 Plus Next to the Fuji X100S. Which is the ‘Pocket Camera’ Now?

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One of the big reasons held up as the “why” behind smartphone dominance is portability. It’s not just that smartphones can do so much more than take pictures, it’s also that they’re is so much smaller than a prosumer grade cameras. Well, at least they used to be. Read more…

Artist Uses Forced Perspective Photography to Capture Whimsical Window Silhouettes

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Spanish artist Pejac has never been a man contained by the borders of a canvas; his art, often silhouette based, bleeds out of frames and into the real world.

Most of the time, this feat is achieved with nothing more than a disregard for those borders, but one of his series of works instead used forced perspective photography to achieve the same effect and create the illusion that his whimsical silhouettes were playing with the world outside his window. Read more…

The ZEISS 85mm f/1.4 Otus is ‘Hands Down’ the Best 85mm Lens DxOMark Has Ever Tested

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No surprises, but perhaps further confirmation for those trying to convince themselves that $4,490 is a reasonable price to pay, DxOMark has officially put the new ZEISS 85mm f/1.4 Otus through the wringer and it has come out the other side the most capable 85mm portrait lens they’ve ever tested. Read more…

Fuji’s New Instax Wide 300 Brings Large Format Instant Photography to a New Generation

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Larger format instant photography is certainly nothing new, but a whole new generation of hipsters and film enthusiasts will now get to know it thanks to Fuji’s new Instax Wide 300: a large format Insta camera that uses 86mm x 108mm instant film. Read more…

Fuji X-T1 ‘Graphite Silver Edition,’ 50-140mm f/2.8 and 56mm f/1.2 R APD Also Announced

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The X100T is far from the only announcement Fuji decided to make today. In addition to revealing the brand new fixed lens camera, the company is also pulling the cover off of a special ‘graphite silver edition’ of the powerful X-T1 camera, and adding two more lenses to its XF lineup. Read more…

Fuji Unveils the X100T with ‘Electronic Rangefinder’ Function, Improved Controls and More

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The saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But while the X100S certainly wasn’t ‘broke’ — it’s one of the most beloved cameras currently on the market — Fuji is delighting customers today by releasing the much-rumored X100T and making this phenomenal camera even better by adding some groundbreaking viewfinder tech and more. Read more…

Robert Frank Will Have Exhibition Prints Torn to Shreds After Pop-Up Show in Halifax

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We’re not sure what it is about destroying one’s own work, but it seems Robert Frank, the photographer behind the iconic photobook The Americans, will be jumping on board with this trend following a pop-up exhibition at Anna Leonowens Gallery in Halifa, Nova Scotia. Read more…

Apple Unveils the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with On-Sensor Phase Detect AF & Optical Stabilization

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Apple’s long-awaited iPhone 6 has finally arrived, and it comes in two flavors that both offer some much-needed and impressive improvements to the ‘world’s most popular camera.’ Read more…

external 6 photography quotes every photographer should live by —Digital Camera World

The best quotations about any subject are those which still help and inspire people today, so with this in mind, here are our six favourite photographic quotes – along with some ideas on how you can put these wise words into practice.

 
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