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Lensbaby has announced a new creative lens today: Burnside 35. Its a 35mm f/2.8 wide angle adaptation of the Petzval lens design. Burnside 35 adds swirling bokeh and vignette around your subject, with an effect slider that operates as a second internal iris. This slider lets you can change the shape and amount of swirl […]

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What if I told you that you can find some interesting indoor locations and take photos for free? In this article, I will show you five remarkable indoor portrait locations that you can seek out for your winter shoots.

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I had seen some Think Tank Red Whips online earlier this year, and even though they werent very expensive to begin with, like most DIYers I thought I could make those myself.for cheaper. So I did. Materials youre going to need for this are elastic band or cord (plan on using about a foot per […]

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The kaleidoscopic effect can look mesmerizing in photos and videos. I tried achieving something like that with a prism, but photographer and videographer Travis Owens has a more clever suggestion. He has made his own kaleidoscope filter for only $20 (and it can get even cheaper). Aside from being affordable, its easy to make, and […]

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Yesterday was a really horrible day for me. But before I tell you all the story, I should preface this by saying that even though yesterday was brutal, I know that I am at the Olympics and lucky to be here. OK, I got that out the way, so here it goes. After staying up […]

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If you want a wedding dress that will look magical both on you and in the wedding photos, it can cost a fortune. But, photographer Keow Wee Loong is on a mission to prove that even a cheap wedding dress can look amazing if the photographer can make it that way. So, he bought two […]

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Split toning is one of the most overlooked features in Lightroom (or any post-processing program for that matter). It’s a technique used mostly in the film industry and is apparent in just about any action movie poster. You know the ones, where the skin tones are super warm, while the background and shadows are cool and blue.

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The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the finalist of their renowned World Press Photo of the Year contest. The 2018 contest is the 61st, and for the first time, the six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year are revealed. Over 4,500 photographers from 125 countries submitted their photos. There were over […]

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Along with the new X-H1 camera, Fujifilm has announced two new X-mount lenses today: MK50-135mm T2.9 and MK18-55mm T2.9. The focal lengths differ, but the lenses have many features in common, so lets take a look. Both lenses cover Super 35 format. They are equipped with three independent lens control rings: focus, iris, and zoom, […]

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Fujifilm has announced X-H1, their latest mirrorless digital camera. The 24.3 MP sensor and X-Processor Pro Engine promise high-quality images and low noise even at high ISO. Its equipped with 5-axis image stabilization, shoots 4K at 24fps, and Full HD at up to 120fps. Fujifilm X-H1 features 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor. The low-pass […]

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