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Month: February 2015



Bogdan Girbovan’s “10/1” project shows just how different we are

A Romanian artist has created a thought-provoking photo series that documents the mix of social classes in a 10-storey apartment block located in Bucharest, Romania. Bogdan Girbovan has captured 10 photos from the same angle of 10 single-room flats, which are identical and placed on one another for the 10/1 project.

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MCP Photo A Day Challenge: March 2015 Themes

While the MCP Photo a Day Challenge is “daily”, we know everyone has busy lives.  So we want you to join in when you can, whether that’s daily, weekly or monthly – and with your SLR or even camera phone.  The more you practice your photography, the better you get — and sometimes when you do use…

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS image leaked

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS lens photo leaked ahead of launch

Sony is rumored to have scheduled a major product launch event for March 4. The PlayStation maker is expected to introduce three new lenses and a fisheye converter for its FE-mount line-up of full frame mirrorless cameras. Until then, the first photo of the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS lens has been leaked as well.

Meyer-Optik Görlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens

Meyer-Optik Görlitz announces Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens

Meyer-Optik Görlitz, a German company with decades of experience in lens manufacturing, has revealed its plans to reawaken a family of legendary lenses: Trioplan. The Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens will be the first to be redesigned and it will become available this October for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, and a few mirrorless camera mounts.

Entry-level Sony E-mount full frame

Sony A5 release date scheduled for April 21?

Sony is once again rumored to be on the verge of announcing a cheap, entry-level mirrorless camera with a full frame image sensor. Moreover, the shipping date of the so-called A5 has been leaked, too. An insider is claiming that the Sony A5 release date is set for April 21, after seeing a unit being delivered in a Sony store.

Konost FF

Konost FF revealed as a full frame digital rangefinder camera

If the name Konost does not ring a bell, then it is because this is an American startup company that has just joined the digital imaging industry. The company has announced Konost FF, which is a digital rangefinder camera with a full frame sensor. The shooter is coming in early 2016 with support for Leica M-mount lenses.

Canon C100 Mark II

Canon C700x leaked as a 4K camera with a global shutter

Canon is preparing to take part in a very interesting NAB Show 2015. The event could house the announcement of the first Cinema EOS camcorder with a global shutter. The first photo, name, and specs of this device have been leaked on the web. It is called Canon C700x and it will be able to record videos at 4K resolution.

Canon EOS 1D C successor

EOS 1D C replacement to be called Canon 5D C?

Canon is allegedly working on the EOS 1D C replacement. The DSLR will be a Cinema EOS model, however, it seems like it will be based on the 5D Mark IV instead of the 1D X Mark II. The company wants to make it cheaper, so it will call it Canon 5D C and will reveal its different approach to this shooter sometime in the near future.

Canon EOS C500 replacement rumors

Canon C500 Mark II coming at NAB Show 2015, too

Canon is preparing for a very busy NAB Show 2015. The company is expected to introduce the C300 Mark II as well as the EOS C700x 4K video recording cameras. However, the rumor mill says that the company has one more 4K camcorder in tow: the Canon C500 Mark II, which will become the flagship Cinema EOS model.

Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 and 30mm f/2.8 lenses

Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 and 30mm f/2.8 lenses announced

Panasonic has officially unveiled a couple of new lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 Lumix G ASPH Power OIS and 30mm f/2.8 Lumix G Macro ASPH Mega OIS lenses are two prime models, which support fast autofocus in compact and lightweight packages for mirrorless camera users.

Fujifilm X-T1 weathersealed camera

First Fujifilm X-T10 details leaked on the web

In recent times, it has been revealed that Fujifilm is working on a cheaper version of the X-T1, the first weathersealed X-mount mirrorless camera. The name of the shooter has also been leaked, but now it is time for the first Fujifilm X-T10 details to show up online and to bring some rather bad news for potential buyers.

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How to Make Layer Names Visible in PS Elements

Learn to expand your layers panel and make layer names easy to read. Just follow this quick Elements tutorial.

Canon EOS 5D X rumors

4K-ready 5D Mark III successor to be called Canon 5D X?

New details about the Canon 5D Mark III successor have showed up on the web. This time, they are coming from a trusted source, who has tested a prototype of the shooter. It is said that this model features a lower-megapixel sensor than the current generation and that it could be called Canon 5D X, when it becomes available.

Panasonic AF AF101

Panasonic AF101 replacement coming at NAB Show 2015

Panasonic is rumored to join the NAB Show 2015 in order to announce a hybrid Micro Four Thirds camera with improved low-light capabilities. It appears that the model in question is the Panasonic AF101 replacement, which will be capable of capturing 4K videos as well as 18-megapixel stills.

Canon EOS C300

Canon C300 Mark II launch event set for NAB Show 2015

Canon is rumored to introduce a new Cinema EOS camera at the NAB Show 2015. The model in question is thought to be the EOS C300 replacement and to be capable of recording 4K videos. According to an insider, the Canon C300 Mark II launch event is scheduled to take place sometime around mid-April 2015.

Olympus E-M1 successor rumors

First Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumors show up on the web

The Photokina 2014 event took place in mid-September 2014. Although the next edition of the world’s largest digital imaging event, Photokina 2016 is still 18 months away, sources are already talking about the cameras that are coming at the show and they coincide with the first Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumors.

The Last Book

“The Last Book” project: taking photos of people reading on the subway

A Dutch photographer has ridden the New York City subway for 13 weeks during a period of three years. His goal was to create a photo project documenting the physical books that people were reading while riding the metro. Reinier Gerritsen has captured hundreds of photos in order to create the amazing “The Last Book” series.

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The Atlas Of Beauty: photos of beautiful women from around the world

Beauty means to be authentic, to be yourself, and to keep alive your origins and your culture. This is what Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc says. In order to prove that her statement is accurate, the artist is traveling around the world to capture portraits of beautiful women for her project called “The Atlas Of Beauty”.

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A Fun Photo Project to Capture Families

It’s fun to mix up your photography and try a new photo project to jolt your creativity. Here’s a great one to try with your family.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 successor details

New Fujifilm X-Pro2 details revealed by Fuji reps at CP+ 2015

As a follow-up to the CP+ 2015 event, company representatives have begun handing out interviews to various publications. Spanish publication DSLR Magazine has managed to get some new Fujifilm X-Pro2 details from the company’s employees, revealing that the camera will be smaller than its predecessor among others.

Olympus XZ-10 iHS

Olympus 5-24mm f/1.8-2.8 lens patent revealed at USPTO

Olympus has patented a new, bright zoom lens at the USPTO, which appears to have been designed to cover sensors smaller than those of the Micro Four Thirds ones. The new Olympus 5-24mm f/1.8-2.8 lens will allegedly make its way into a premium compact camera, which could be announced at some point in the future.


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