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What is Focus Breathing in a Camera Lens?

Focus breathing is a term that is often used when discussing the features and specs of a camera lens. It is an issue that occurs across a wide range of lenses, and it is one that can negatively affect your photography and videography in certain situations. In this article, we will take a look at what focus breathing is, the situations it affects, and how you can avoid it.

PSA: Some Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Lenses Have a Calibration Issue

Tamron's 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras has been a huge hit since it was announced. But buyer beware: the company has released a product advisory after discovering that some lenses suffer from a calibration issue, resulting in poor performance.

Some Canon 1D X Mark III Cameras are Locking Up Mid-Burst: Report

Several Canon users are reporting a serious issue with their new 1D X Mark III cameras. According to reports, and demonstrated in the video above, some 1D X III DSLRs are locking up completely after a few shots, preventing the user from continuing to shoot for several seconds before coming back to life.

Fuji Confirms EVF Issue that Affects ‘Small Percentage’ of X-Pro3 Cameras

Users of Fujifilm's brand new and much-anticipated X-Pro3 rangefinder have started reporting a troubling issue with their viewfinders. A number of users have taken to both DPReview and the FujiX Forum over the past few weeks to report that their cameras' EVFs have "all of a sudden" started showing a wildly overexposed image and preview, making them impossible to use.

Google Pixel 3 Owners are Reporting a Major Camera Shaking Defect

The best smartphone for photography—at least according to many reviewers—is suffering from a significant camera defect. Over the past few months, a large number of Google Pixel 3 owners have taken to the forums to report and document a "Camera Shaking" issue that is plaguing their smartphones.

Fuji Service Advisory Warns About GFX 100 Shutter Button Issue

Fujifilm has published a "notice" (read: service advisory) informing users of its new 100MP mirrorless medium format GFX 100 that they may have a faulty shutter button. Fortunately, Fuji claims only "a very small percentage" of cameras are affected, and they'll fix those cameras for free.

MacBook Pro CPU Throttling Was Due to Software Bug, Apple Says

Last week, reviewers reported that Apple's latest generation of MacBook Pro laptops suffer from thermal throttling, or having the CPU run much slower than advertised during intense processing because of heat issues. If that turned you off to the laptop, there's some good news today: Apple says the throttling was due to a software bug that has since been fixed.