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Prototype Nikon L Rangefinder Auctions for Record-Setting $468,850

The second annual Wetzlar Camera Auctions (WCA) that focuses on historical cameras occurred on October 10th with a total of 254 items up for sale, the majority of which were Leica cameras. Among the group was a prototype Nikon L Rangefinder with a Leica screw mount that became the focus of a bidding war, ending …

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This Simple Canon EOS R5 Thermal Mod Enables Unlimited 8K Recording

After making a fairly straightforward thermal modification to his new Canon EOS R5, maker/tinkerer Yifan Gu was able to get the camera to record unlimited 8K without having to resort to various timer resetting “hacks.” All he had to do was swap out the thermal pads and add a couple more. This intriguing DIY project …

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10 Minute Crash Course: Using Filters for Landscape Photography

Photographer Nicco Valenzuela recently published a helpful “crash course” that covers everything you need to know to get started using lens filters for landscape photography. The video covers everything from the two main filter ‘formats,’ to the three main filter ‘types,’ to the various situations where you might want to use each filter for the …

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Panasonic Releases Proper Webcam Software for LUMIX Cameras

In an announcement that flew under the radar a little bit, Panasonic has released some proper webcam software that lets you use your LUMIX camera as a webcam on both Mac and Windows. This replaces the slightly hacky tethering software work-around unveiled back in June. The aptly named LUMIX Webcam Software, still in Beta, was …

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Canon to Release 16 New RF Lenses Before the End of 2021

The post Canon to Release 16 New RF Lenses Before the End of 2021 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Canon’s full-frame mirrorless lineup has seen the addition of two incredible camera bodies this year, but Canon is determined to keep shooting for the stars.  According to Canon Rumors, …

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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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