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There are many sounds that native American English speakers have trouble reproducing. The French r (aka the voiceless uvular fricative), the rolled double rr in Spanish, tonal sounds in various Chinese languages like Mandarin and Cantonese.

But when it comes to the Japanese word that has entered the photographic lexicon to describe the quality of out-of-focusness, there is no excuse. Its only two syllables.

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Manfrotto has added a new two-in-one tripod to its Befree Live lineup a tripod it calls 'the most versatile model in the Befree range.'

Appropriately named the Manfrotto Befree 2N1, the contraption is both a tripod and monopod. 'The Befree 2N1 is made to enable quick and easy switching from a tripod to a monopod,' says Manfrotto. 'After a half-... more

Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Jerry Ghionis is one of just 12 of Nikon’s photographers in the US who received extensive early access to... more

If you’re an outdoor photographer who needs a tiny and lightweight storage device that can withstand everything that you and your camera can, SanDisk’s new Extreme Portable SSD is one that’s designed for you.

On the outside, the Extreme Portable SSD is a pint-sized SSD that fits in the palm of your hand and one that slides easily into your camera bag without burdening you with noticeable extra weight. It measures just 0.348×1.951×3.787in (8.85×49... more

The European Parliament yesterday voted in favor of the highly controversial EU Copyright Directive, which is intended to bring EU copyright laws into the Internet age. Critics have called the directive “disastrous” and warned that it could fundamentally destroy the open Web.

One of the most debated sections of the directive has been Article 13, which contains what critics have called an “upload filter.” According to the article, online content sharing... more

Peak Design Everyday Sling 10L
$149.95 | PeakDesign.comPeak Design's Everyday Sling 10L.

It seems almost impossible to talk about camera carrying options without mentioning Peak Design. I use the brand's... more

A screen shot of Aurora HDR 2019.

In May Skylum Software set up the 'Skylum AI' artificial intelligence lab. Now we are seeing the first product results coming out of the new lab. Today Skylum has announced the latest version of its high dynamic... more

In addition to the new XS and XS MAX, Apple has also announced the new iPhone XR, the latest budget iPhone that still packs a mean punch.

Instead of an OLED display, the phone uses a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina LCD display that Apple calls the “most advanced LCD in a smartphone.” It’s purportedly the most color accurate LCD display in the industry, offering True Tone and wide color support.

Size-wise, the iPhone XR is the same as the iPhone 8 Plus (... more

iPhone XS and XS Max

Apple has unveiled the next generation of its iPhone X in the form of three variants: the 5.8" iPhone XS and 6.5" iPhone XS Max with OLED displays, and an iPhone XR with 6.1" LCD "Liquid Retina" screen. iPhone XS and XS Max offer dual-camera modules like the X, while the XR uses a single 12MP wide-angle camera.

The iPhone XS and XS Max's dual-camera module includes a new, larger 12MP sensor behind the wide-angle lens, with 1.4 m pixels (up from 1.22 m). The... more

Apple has just announced the iPhone XS and XS MAX, a new generation of iPhones that brings iPhone photographer to the next level.

The iPhone XS and XS MAX are both made of surgical-grade stainless steel. On the front and back are the most durable glass that has ever been introduced in a smartphone.

The phones come in three finishes (Gild, Silver, and Space Gray) and two sizes: the XS features an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch 2.7-million-pixel screen and the XS MAX features a 6.5-... more

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