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[embedded content] Huawei recently revealed the P40 Pro smartphone: the company’s latest flagship complete with some very impressive camera specs. But the most impressive thing about this phone might not be the cameras themselves, but their insane digital image stabilization. Shortly after the announcement last week, a video started making the rounds that purports to
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12 years after hitting the scene, and 3 years after rebranding to Polaroid Originals, The Impossible Project has completed its metamorphosis. As of today, Polaroid Originals is reclaiming the original “Polaroid” name, and celebrating this milestone with a new camera: the Polaroid Now. The Polaroid brand’s merger with Impossible Project started in 2017, when the
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UK-based LEE Filters has released a brand new filter system that was designed to work best with smaller mirrorless cameras like Fuji’s X-series. The LEE85 System aims to give mirrorless APS-C shooters a more portable and size-appropriate option, without skimping on features. “The LEE85 Filter System has been engineered specifically for photographers with smaller bodied
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The Mamiya 6 had its limitations. There were only three lenses available, and rangefinders can be more difficult to use when you’re trying for a precise crop in-camera. But the extra detail captured by the medium format frame made the trade-offs worth it for me. The Hasselblad X1D II does not have in-camera image stabilization,
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[embedded content] Most unfair camera comparisons these days pit smartphones against APS-C or full-frame digital cameras. But for their latest video, Sonder Creative took it a big step further: they’re comparing an 8×10 large format film camera against three digital cameras that, let’s be honest, never stood a chance. This video is actually Part 2
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[embedded content] Dave Etchells over at Imaging Resource has released a fantastic breakdown the dives deep on exactly how camera makers—Olympus specifically—go about properly weather-sealing their cameras. In keeping with Etchells’ reputation, this video is the most comprehensive overview of the topic that we’ve ever seen. The video was created in collaboration with Olympus, whose
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The Filipino electronics company Innovatronix has announced the CPFlash 550W: it’s the most powerful off-camera flash ever made for smartphone photographers and videographers. Purportedly the “first and only high power off-camera flash for your smartphone,” the flash boasts a whopping 550W of high-efficiency LED lighting, putting out 95000 lux at 1.64 feet (0.5m) with a
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[embedded content] Want to hear how the shutter sounds of Fujifilm’s X Series mirrorless cameras have changed over the years? Fuji employee nycphotog2006 made this short 5-minute video that compares the sounds of the X-T1, X-T2, X-T3, X-T4, and X-H1. It’s a “thoroughly unscientific sound experience with the cameras and their shutter burst modes,” nycphotog2006
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Sigma has announced a forthcoming firmware update for the full-frame mirrorless Sigma fp that will add some very impressive features including cinemagraph functionality, Full HD 120fps RAW video capture, HDR shooting, and more. The official announcement was posted last night as a sort of “preview of coming attractions.” Slated to be released in Summer of
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