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Dan Havlik Posted: Jul 09, 2015 1 comments

When we first told you about Affinity Photo back in February, the software’s parent company, Serif, had launched a free beta version of the app that garnered tons of attention from photographers seeking to leave the subscription-based Photoshop CC behind. That beta has ended and now a final version of Affinity Photo is available for Mac computers.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Jul 09, 2015 0 comments

The poor Nikon D750 just can’t catch a break. Nikon issued another service advisory for the semi-pro DSLR today, noting that some of the cameras may have malfunctioning shutters that can affect image quality.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jul 08, 2015 0 comments

Canon announced the new Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT external flash unit this morning. This compact new Speedlite features – for the first time in the Canon 430EX series – radio-controlled wireless flash shooting capabilities that are designed to make creative light control easier for photographers of a variety of levels.

Dan Havlik Posted: Jul 08, 2015 0 comments

If you’ve ever been curious how a state-of-the-art camera is made, check out the below video, which shows the step-by-step manufacturing process for Fujifilm X-T10 mirrorless cameras.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jul 06, 2015 0 comments

POV camera-pioneer GoPro has just unveiled its smallest and lightest GoPro yet. Called the GoPro HERO4 Session, the tiny, point-of-view camera is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than the company’s popular HERO4 Black and Silver cameras.

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The Editors Posted: Jul 06, 2015 6 comments

Nature photography has long captured the hearts and minds of amateur and professional photographers dedicated to capturing images of the great outdoors. Whether your passion is wildlife, landscape, or macro photography, we’d love to see examples of your best work.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jul 02, 2015 0 comments

The DSLR Wheel Of Filters: Would you like to change filters without having to fumble with color gels and multiple lenses? The DSLR Wheel of Filters makes it fast, easy and fun to create different effects with the 18 different filters and prisms that you can change with the simple turn of a wheel. Just mount it directly onto your DSLR body, snap on one of the two rotating wheels and enjoy. Wheel number one has colors, dual colors, and color surrounds. Wheel number two has lenses that include kaleidoscope, macro and more. The Holga base-lens is responsible for its distinctive lo-fi toy camera look and you can shoot video through it, too. The DSLR Wheel of Filters is available for Nikon or canon cameras and the retail price is $41.99.

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Dan Havlik Posted: Jul 01, 2015 0 comments

A 40-year ban on photography during White House tours has officially style.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2015 0 comments

Nikon just took the wraps off two new super telephoto lenses: the AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR and AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR. These two Nikkor lenses use the Nikon’s latest lens technologies for better autofocus (AF) tracking and improved optical performance, while being significantly lighter in weight than the previous models.

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Shutterbug Staff Posted: Jul 01, 2015 0 comments

Nikon just announced the AF-S DX Nikkor 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR, a versatile DX-format lens designed for advanced and enthusiast photographers. The Nikkor 16-80mm features a combination of Nikon lens technologies typically found on the company’s pro glass including Nano Crystal Coat, which is appearing for the first time on a Nikon DX-format lens.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jul 01, 2015 0 comments

MindShift Gear’s First Light backpack series was designed to meet the needs of outdoor photographers who are on the move—especially those who carry 200mm to 600mm lenses.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Jun 30, 2015 0 comments

Designed for use by fashion, wedding and nature photographers (or even steadicam operators) the Wind-Killer from Sunbounce is a clever new mobile screen that allows you to tame the wind and keep shooting.

Dan Havlik Posted: Jun 30, 2015 0 comments

Olympus just announced that it is bringing its compact and wireless Olympus Air A01 camera device to the U.S. in July and Canada in August. The Olympus Air A01, which was introduced in Japan earlier this year, is a small, cylindrical gadget with a 16-megapixel Live MOS image sensor that can wirelessly connect Micro Four Thirds lenses with mobile devices such as smartphones.

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Ron Leach Posted: Jun 29, 2015 0 comments
There seems to be a growing number of legal issues facing photographers, their subjects or their clients these days. Some, like the recent prohibitions against “selfie sticks,” are easy to understand and relatively benign. Others, like copyright and ownership laws are far more serious and complex.
Joe Farace Posted: Jun 26, 2015 0 comments

It seems as if there’s a camera bag for everyone but one thing is certain—I’m sure it’s true for you as well—I’ve got more camera bags than I need! We’re constantly tempted by bags combining functionality with style, from surplus military bags beloved by hipsters to the $2,000 Ghurka Rangefinder No. 57 bag to toss onto your Bentley’s back seat. Todd Hutchings, a commercial photographer on the Monterey Peninsula, introduced me to his use of sports bags to carry equipment because they disguise the bag’s purpose from thieves.


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