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Edited by George Schaub Posted: Sep 02, 2016 0 comments

The K-70 is Pentax’ newest SLR camera with a 24MP APS-C sized image sensor. It is a heavy camera (body: 1.5 lbs; 2.4 lbs including the kit lens), yet is quite compact. It has a splash-proof body and can be used in inclement weather conditions. The Pentax SMC DA F3.5-5.6 ED AL IF DC WR kit lens (used for the test) is also weatherproof.

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Barry Tanenbaum Posted: Sep 02, 2016 0 comments

A little bit of luck and a few snap decisions went into Robert J. Gowdie capturing in a still photo all the exuberance, energy, and playful nature of Alonzo, the 3-month-old Havanese puppy who had just come home to Gowdie’s family.

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

My friend Kasia (not her real name) bought a Click Bit bracelet last month to track her photography activity and immediately became obsessed with recording every detail of her camera life. Not passively obsessive, either—she’s become a compulsive, fanatical, evangelistic, raving maniac. But let’s go back to when she was still just chubby Kassie…

Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta offers one of the more extraordinary photo opportunities anywhere, and if you need a reason to attend this year’s event just watch the incredible time lapse below. The 2016 Festival runs from October 1-9, so you have plenty of time to plan a trip.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

Canon made some big 4K news this morning with the introduction of a new flagship cinema camera, the EOS C700. Also unveiled was the XC15 compact video camcorder and two high-end UHD displays designed for professional video applications.

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Ron Leach Posted: Sep 01, 2016 0 comments

When Tamron introduced the SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD telephoto zoom three years ago it became an almost instant hit due to it’s powerful range, impressive image quality, and vibration-compensation capabilities. Now Tamron has upped the ante with a vastly improved version of the lens; the new SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 (Model A022)

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 31, 2016 0 comments

Ever since its introduction in mid-2015, the DXO One miniaturized camera for iPhone and iPad has enjoyed a small but loyal following for its compact form factor, sharp 32mm-equivalent lens, 1-inch/20.2-megapixel sensor, and impressive image quality. Today DXO announced what they call a “major update” for the device that’s sure to expand its popularity.

Dan Havlik Posted: Aug 31, 2016 0 comments

Hasselblad has joined forces with Motorola to try bring some of the Swedish company’s legendary imaging knowledge to smartphone cameras. Called the Hasselblad True Zoom, the Hassy-branded Moto Mod device snaps onto Motorola Z smartphones using magnets and adds a 10x optical zoom and Raw image capability.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 31, 2016 0 comments

Last week’s 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service (NPS) marked an important moment in our nation’s history, so we thought we’d share this incredible 8K time lapse video capturing the grandeur of Grand Teton National Park.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 31, 2016 1 comments

Last week the National Park Service (NPS) celebrated its 100th Anniversary, and to commemorate the event the agency has created an online portal where you can download over 100,000 historical images that tell the story of the NPS and chronicle the beginnings of the American conservation movement.

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