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This is How Shooting the Sun Can Melt Your Camera

Planning to photograph the upcoming solar eclipse? You’d better make sure you have the right solar filter to protect your camera. Here’s a 2-minute video that shows how shooting the sun without protection can completely melt your DSLR’s guts. The folks over at Every Photo Store in Dubuque, Iowa, decided ...

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Sony Cameras and Lenses Dominate the 2017 EISA Awards

The EISA Awards 2017-2018 has announced the winners of the year’s best technology and products throughout the electronics industry, and Sony has dominated the Photography category in the latest awards. The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) is the world’s largest independent collaboration of experts in multimedia technologies and prides ...

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How to Use Auto AF Fine Tune on Your Nikon DSLR the Right Way

Here’s a 12-minute video in which photographer Steve Perry shows how to use the relatively new “Auto AF Fine Tune” feature from Nikon. If your camera is back or forward focusing, then it’s likely you need to fine tune the autofocus. Often this would involve buying a commercial kit, or doing a ...

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Canon 6D vs. 6D II: Here’s a High ISO Noise Comparison

After early camera tests of the new Canon 6D Mark II were published, photographers balked at the fact that the dynamic range of the camera performed so poorly against other modern cameras. Now yet another review is showing that if you often shoot at high ISOs, you may be better ...

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A Forgotten Solution to the Problems of Zoom Lenses

For a few years now, I’ve had in my collection one very strange lens. I bought it primarily for its value as a collectible so, up until now, I haven’t really spent much time playing with it. Made in 1975, this manual focus Minolta MC Rokkor-X 40-80mm f/2.8 lens is ...

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