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Lensrentals Breaks Open Canon’s New 600mm f/11 Lens to See How it Works

The good people at Lensrentals are at it again. Using a combination of tools, expertise, and sheer moxie, they’ve broken into one of the most interesting lenses to be released by Canon in recent memory: the fixed-aperture RF 600mm f/11 IS STM. When rumors first surfaced that Canon would release a 600mm f/11 and 800mm …

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Simple Hack ‘Proves’ Canon EOS R5 Overheating Limit is Artificial

After a DPReview forum user suggested that the controversial overheating and recovery time limits on the new Canon EOS R5 may not be based on temperature at all, several people have tried various “hacks” that seem to prove him right. Based on these tests there is an artificial timer built into the camera’s firmware, which …

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A New Adobe Lightroom Update Just Deleted Customers’ Photos and Presets

The post A New Adobe Lightroom Update Just Deleted Customers’ Photos and Presets appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Last week, Adobe released Lightroom 5.4.0, a routine update meant for the iPad and iPhone Lightroom app. But it soon became clear that the update was far more than users …

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Review: The Laowa 50mm f/2.8 Macro for M4/3 is Small and Sharp

Over the past few months, pre-production copies of the new Laowa 50mm 2:1 F/2.8 Super Macro Lens for Micro Four Thirds (MFT or M4/3) had been going around among some M4/3 macro photographers. With COVID-19 lock-downs happening across the globe, there weren’t any photos taken in the field with this new lens. After Singapore’s circuit …

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First Look: Flashpoint XPLOR 1200 Pro and R1200 Ring Flash

Ring flashes have always been among my favorite lighting tools. They can be used as effective key lights in certain situations, but I more often use them as front fills, as part of a multiple light setup. David Bowie by Markus Klinko Mariah Carey, Daphne Guinness and Iman by Markus Klinko Additionally, ring flashes are …

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The Problem with Using Large Format Lenses on a Digital Camera

Large format photography still enjoys the status of a noble branch in image-making. Legendary names like Planar, Dagor, Heliar, Symmar, and Angulon — to mention just a few milestones in lens’ history — bear an almost supernatural aura of excellence. But, as film photography has become a niche, the temptation to play with those optics …

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Moment Unveils the Travelwear Line: A Backpack and Tote to Work Anywhere

The camera lens and accessory brand Moment has just announced its new Travelwear line of bags. The company is now a full-fledged camera bag company after dipping its toes with the Rugged Camera Sling that was unveiled back in May. The Moment Travelwear (MTW) line features five separate products: the MTW Backpack, the MTW Tote, …

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Venus Optics Unveils the World’s First 2x Ultra Macro Lens for MFT

Venus Optics, purveyor of some fan favorite (and sometimes quite strange) ultra macro lenses, has just released its newest creation: the world’s first 2x macro lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. Meet the new Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. As the lens’ tagline implies, what makes the Laowa 50mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro …

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