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How to Create a DIY Car Camera Rig on the Cheap

Action shots of cars in movement are often taken with a ‘car rig’ – basically a long pole that is attached to the car, with a camera mounted on the end. A professional car rig can cost in the thousands, but this 13 minute video from Practical Photography will teach you ...

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Tamron Unveils the World’s First 18-400mm Lens

Tamron has announced the 18-400mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD, which it is calling “the world’s first ultra-telephoto all-in-one zoom lens” with an extremely flexible zoom ratio of 22.2x. The new lens, available for Canon and Nikon APS-C cameras and with an equivalent focal length range of 28-600mm, is packed ...

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Sigma Reveals Pricing for New 14mm and 24-70mm Art Lenses

Sigma has just announced pricing for its new 14mm and 24-70mm Art lenses. The information comes 4 months after the original announcement of the new lenses, although pricing for the 135mm lens still remains a mystery. The ultra-wide angle Sigma 14mm f/1.8 Art lens, compatible with Canon and Sigma camera ...

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Apertus AXIOM, The Open Source Cinema Camera

The AXIOM Beta is an open source camera developed by Apertus, which was successfully funded on Indiegogo in 2014. Progress went a little quiet, but they’ve now released an update. If you don’t know what the AXIOM camera is, then don’t worry – you’re probably not alone. It’s a project ...

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VIDERE 35mm DIY Cardboard Pinhole Camera Uses 35mm Film Rolls

Are you a keen DIY hand? This do-it-yourself pinhole camera is the brainchild of Kelly Angood. This is her third project involving pinhole cameras, and it’s something that she’s had great success with in the past. Introducing the VIDERE 35mm, the latest beautifully screenprinted, easy to use, do-it-yourself pinhole camera kit. Launched on June 20th ...

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This is the Canon 6D Mark II

We’re about a week away from when Canon will reportedly announce the new 6D Mark II DSLR (June 29), but today we’re finally getting a first look at the camera itself. Behold: this is the 6D Mark II, as seen in leaked photos. The photos were published by Japanese camera ...

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Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Lens: $1,999 and Nearly Zero Chromatic Aberration

Zeiss has just announced its new Milvus 35mm f/1.4 lens that has “practically no chromatic aberrations” thanks to aspherical lens elements and the particular glass materials used. This lens is targeted towards portrait photography, according to product manager Christophe Casenave. “The high maximum aperture enables the subject to stand out ...

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Benjamin Button is a Clip-On Camera That Automates Family Video

This new wearable action camera is designed to be kid-proof, allowing parents to capture family memories from the perspective of their child. It’s called the ‘Benjamin Button’, and the Kickstarter project was funded within hours of going live. The Benjamin Button camera comes in the form of a round ‘button’ ...

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Gitzo Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary With Two Ultra Rare Tripods

To commemorate 100 years since Arsène Gitzhoven founded the French company, Gitzo has launched two limited-edition premium tripods: the 100th Year Anniversary Edition, with 1917 pieces available worldwide, and the extremely exclusive Arsène Gitzhoven Edition, with only 100 pieces available. 100 Year Anniversary Edition At $1,500, the 100 Year Anniversary ...

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