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Rumor: Fuji No Longer Making an X-Pro1s, Will Focus All R&D on the X-Pro2 Instead

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If you follow the rumor mill — and given how accurate rumor sites have gotten lately, many people do — you’ll know that the next big Fuji release was rumored by some to be the X-Pro1S. That, it seems, may have changed since the release of the X-T1. Read more…

GoPro Announces a New Software Update Alongside a Barrage of Accessories

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Announced yesterday, just in time to cause a whole lot of confusion over the announcement’s validity today, GoPro has debuted a plethora of new accessories for the Hero3 and 3+ cameras, as well as new software to help the action cams perform better. Read more…

The World’s Fastest Consumer Lens Makes a Very Brief Appearance on eBay

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Apparently NOT April Fools’ joke, the world’s fastest purchasable camera lens looks to have been posted — and now sold — on eBay earlier today. Supposedly in impeccable condition, with all caps and T-mount adapter included, the Canon 50mm f/0.75 went for a rather measly $500 in a quick “Buy It Now” purchase. Read more…

Philips OneSpace Can Convert Your Entire Ceiling Into a Softbox

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You know those perfectly overcast days, where the clouds just perfectly diffract the sunlight, turning the world into a beautiful, evenly-lit soft box? Imagine if you could have that indoors when trying to shoot a subject.

Now stop imagining, because it’s real. Philips has brought to life the OneSpace, a ceiling made of light, meant to replicate the even light of an overcast day. Read more…

Samsung’s Latest Display Options Include a 4K, Billion-Color Model for $700

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In the world of photography, one of the most vital components is the display on which you view and post-process your images. And while many of us are holding out for the day ‘retina’ displays become the norm on a larger scale, it’s not quite the reality, yet.

However, Samsung is giving us a bit of an introduction to it, if you will, with three new display models the company is releasing in the coming weeks. Read more…

Olympus’ TG-3 Tough Cam Sports Serious Macro Capabilities Like Focus Stacking

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The PEN-like Stylus SH-1 wasn’t the only camera to get its debut tonight. Olympus also introduced a new Tough camera, the Stylus Tough TG-3, whose claim to fame is impressive macro photography capabilities including an automatic focus stacking feature that’ll help expand your depth of field when you’re shooting really tiny subjects. Read more…

Olympus Releases the SH-1, A Fixed Lens PEN-Like Compact with 5-Axis Stabilization

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Olympus released two cameras tonight, the first of which is a 24x zoom compact camera called the Stylus SH-1 that is styled after the company’s PEN line and boasts the title of ‘world’s first compact with mechanical 5-axis stabilization’ for both stills and video. Read more…

Reflecta’s Latest Film Scanner Can Digitize Your Negatives at an Insane 10,000 DPI

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For those of you who, like me, enjoy shooting film on occasion but keep a predominately digital workflow, German company Reflecta has a new 35mm film scanner on the way that will blow away almost any other consumer-level scanner you’re going to find. Read more…

Gear to Geek Out Over: LensRentals’ New Lens Adjustment Rig is Awesome

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First and foremost, if you aren’t at least a little Geeky, this post is not for you. Unless you’re one of those people who thinks ‘just take some pictures, dammit’ when I write some article about resolution testing. In that case, you might like this article because we’re taking pictures to test lenses. Sort of. Read more…

Nikon Takes D600 Fix to the Next Level, Will Replace D600s if Service Doesn’t Work

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News that Nikon had been replacing some defective D600s with brand new D610s broke months ago, but it wasn’t confirmed officially until late last night when Nikon announced the news itself. Read more…