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Great Reads in Photography: October 11, 2020

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! Princess Amethyst, inspired by Rapunzel © Kahran/Regis Bethencourt (CreativeSoul) Five New Photographers Added to Famed Canon Explorers of Light Program  – The Dead Pixels Society Canon …

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UK Passport Photo Checker Shows Bias Against Dark-Skinned Women

According to an investigation by the BBC, women with darker skin are more than twice as likely to fail the automated United Kingdom passport rules than fair-skinned men when submitted online through the nation’s automated government checker. The United Kingdom offers an online service to submit your own images for use on passports, which would …

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Canon 2021 Lens Roadmap Leaked: 16 New RF Lenses On the Way

Canon has already released a bunch of exciting glass for the full-frame mirrorless RF-mount, but the company is far from done. A leaked lens roadmap for 2021 indicates that Canon has as many as 16 new RF mount lenses in the works, including some of the most-anticipated additions like the 70-200mm f/4 and 50mm f/1.8. …

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Nikon Will Add CFexpress Support to the D5, D850 and D500 Soon: Report

It’s been well over a year since Nikon revealed that the D5, D850, and D500 DSLRs would all be getting CFexpress memory card support “in the future,” but users are still waiting for Nikon to reveal exactly when that future will arrive. Fortunately, it seems that wait is almost over. The original announcement came way …

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Try the Full-Frame Nikon Z 5 for 30 Days With the Yellow Program

The post Try the Full-Frame Nikon Z 5 for 30 Days With the Yellow Program appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. If you’re thinking about purchasing the Nikon Z 5 but you’re just not sure whether it’s the right fit, then you’re in luck: Nikon has reintroduced its Yellow …

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This Telescope/Camera Hybrid Can Make Anyone An Astrophotographer

Last year, Vaonis launched an astrophotography system called Stellina. Expensive and a bit bulky, it wasn’t for everyone. However, the company’s latest camera/telescope hybrid, called Vespera, offers many of the same features as Stellina for a quarter the cost: $1,000. Vaonis has the goal of “revolutionizing the world of amateur astronomy,” and the Vespera is …

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