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Kuvrd is a Universal Waterproof and Dustproof Lens Cap

Tired of keeping track of all your different lens caps? Kuvrd’s Universal Lens Cap is a new “one size fits all” lens cap that is both water- and dust-proof. It’s made of silicon and can keep all (or most) of your lenses safe. The lens cap will stretch easily to ...

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NiSi’s Latest Variable ND Filter Avoids the X-Effect Problem

NiSi has announced a new variable ND filter called the Pro Nano 1.5-5-stop Enhance ND-Vario. One of the filter’s features is that it says has no dreaded X-effect. Variable ND filters are made by stacking polarizing filters, which are then turned to produce different intensities. One common weakness is that ...

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Toshiba Unveils the World’s First 14TB Conventional Hard Drive

Toshiba has just announced the world’s first 14TB Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) hard drive. The new drive is part of Toshiba’s MG07ACA enterprise series. “We have raised the bar with the new MG07ACA Series 9-disk helium-sealed design,” says Akitoshi Iwata, Vice President of Toshiba’s Storage Products Division. “By utilizing an innovative ...

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Pushing Canon DSLRs to the Low-Light Limit: Shooting Auroras Live

After photographing the solar eclipse in Idaho, I couldn’t resist continuing my “long-service leave” and returning to Canada’s Yukon Territory for some early season aurora hunting in September 2017. I had just two and half weeks (one New Moon cycle) based with my friends and supporters Andrea and Florian Lemphers ...

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Review: The Light L16 is Brilliant… and Braindead

On Oct 8, 2015, a completely unknown company announced a new camera which promised to change how we think about photography: “The L16 combines breakthrough optics design with never-before-seen imaging technology to bring you the camera of the future.” The L16 would use 16 camera modules with varying focal lengths ...

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Sony a7R III Weather Sealing: A Closer Examination

When we finished our teardown of the a7R III, we didn’t anticipate just how badly people wanted to see the new camera body’s weather sealing. This may seem like a no-brainer since weather sealing is something avid Sony mirrorless camera shooters like myself are pining for (not that it’s stopped ...

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