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Sony to Release a 50MP Sony a9 with 8K Video in Early 2021: Report

Over the past week, multiple rumor sites have reported that Sony is actively developing a new Sony a9 full-frame mirrorless camera that could be described as a “Canon R5 Killer.” The camera will allegedly feature a 50MP sensor, shoot 8K video, and be released in Q1 of 2021. The original rumor cropped up on Photo …

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How to Choose Your Portrait Photo Background on Location

When shooting portraits on location, choosing the right background is critical, and just like anything in photography, there is no one size that fits all. Let’s break them down into different scenarios. I’ll use examples for each one. We go from easy-to-follow ones to trick ones that sometimes rely on some luck. Choose brighter backgrounds …

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Canon Unveils EOS C70 RF Mount Cine Camera and EF-to-RF Speedbooster

After many weeks of rumors and leaks, Canon has officially unveiled its first RF-Mount Cinema EOS camera: the 4K EOS C70. In addition, the company also debuted a new EF-to-RF speedbooster, which allows users to take full advantage of full-frame EF lenses on the C70’s Super 35mm sensor. The EOS C70 is the first Canon …

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How to Achieve Dark and Dramatic Food Portraits

The post How to Achieve Dark and Dramatic Food Portraits appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Charlie Moss. Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last few years, you can’t have missed the growth of food portraits. They are everywhere, from the high-budget advertising of supermarkets and artisan food brands …

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How to Make an Auto 35mm Film Scanner with Arduino Nano and Python

Waiting while flatbed scanners scan a color negative film is nothing to be excited about. This process and the subsequent color precorrection can take anywhere from an hour to two. Tools available today, such as Negative Lab Pro, make it easy to achieve great color negative conversions. So fastening the scanning process using a camera …

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Microsoft Surface Hub 2S is a $22,000 85-Inch Touchscreen That Runs Photoshop

If you have deep pockets and have been dying to edit your high-res photos on a ginormous touchscreen, you may want to take a look at the 85-inch Microsoft Surface Hub 2S, which will begin shipping in January 2021. It’s a $22,000 display that can run Adobe Photoshop. Microsoft first unveiled the Surface Hub 2S …

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Moment Unveils CineBloom Diffusion Filters for ‘Dreamy, Film-Like Vibes’

Moment has announced its new CineBloom Diffusion Filters. The lens filters are designed for both cameras and phones and help you capture “dreamy, film-like vibes” straight out of a camera. “The CineBloom Diffusion Filter takes the edge off your digital sensor,” Moment says. “It not only catches and blooms light, but softens hard edges and …

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Canon EOS R5 vs Sony a7R III Dynamic Range Test: Has Canon Caught Up?

Portrait photographer and YouTuber Manny Ortiz recently set out to compare the new Canon EOS R5 against his go-to workhorse, the Sony a7R III. But in addition to doing a general side-by-side usability comparison, he was looking at one thing in particular: dynamic range. Ortiz is a Sony shooter these days, but he started out …

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Profoto Unveils the A10 Speedlight: Works with Phones, Costs $1,100

Profoto has just unveiled the latest iteration of the A1 series of round-head speedlights. First came the Profoto A1, then the Profoto A1X, and now the company has unveiled the Profoto A10: basically an A1X with Bluetooth and “AirX” technology built in. In almost every way, the Profoto A10 is identical to the A1X. You …

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