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First Hands-On Impressions of the Sony RX10 IV, the All-In-One Bridge Camera With 24 fps Stills Shooting

Last week Sony announced the latest updates to their lineup of RX cameras which utilize a small but powerful one-inch sensor. I had the opportunity to use the new RX10 IV for an afternoon of photographing action and a musical performance. Here are my initial thoughts from the experience.

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Author: Ryan Mense
Posted: September 22, 2017, 12:40 am

New 'Tomb Raider' Film Poster Ridiculed for Photoshop Neck Fail

The first trailer for the latest "Tomb Raider" film has been released along with an official poster, which is drawing all the wrong kinds of attention due to a Photoshop fail.

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Author: Jack Alexander
Posted: September 21, 2017, 9:00 pm

Using Reflectors to Take Better Portraits

There are several different ways to light up your subject for portraits, sometimes we can get caught up in needing more lights for our sets while forgetting there are other tools that can help. Reflectors can very beneficial in bouncing additional light in a cost-effective way. Whether it’s the sun, available light, or your own artificial light, reflectors can help you control the light. Aaron Nace over at Phlearn shows several ways to use a reflector, or a few, on-set to improve your portraits.

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Author: Alex Ventura
Posted: September 21, 2017, 8:00 pm

Top 10 WeeklyFstops: Leading Lines

Well, we did it. We have successfully started the weekly Fstoppers photo theme. It was not only great to see so many submissions, but the response from people hearing about the idea has been excellent. There are so many photographers out there looking to explore new techniques and grow their photography skills we are excited to see all the different ways to portray a theme prompt. Let us take a look at how the entries for leading lines went. Also, make sure you check out the new theme revealed at the bottom of this article.

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Author: Michael B. Stuart
Posted: September 21, 2017, 7:00 pm

Chris Burkard Shares the Story of How a Trip to Norway Changed His Career

Chris Burkard has made an impressive career out of photographing adventure in some of the most beautiful places in the world. With over 2.8 million followers on Instagram, it's safe to say he is one of the most successful outdoor adventure photographers shooting right now. However, this wasn't always the case and like a lot of photographers, Burkard once found himself dissatisfied with where he was in his career. That's when a trip to Norway's Lofoten Islands changed everything.

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Author: Michael DeStefano
Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:00 pm

Tenba Air Gear Cases Handle 400 Pounds of Stacked Weight With Less Burden of Other Plastic Hard Cases

For traveling photographers and videographers, the hard plastic case is an essential piece of kit in order to get equipment from point A to point B safely. Tenba is looking to improve upon this experience with the Air Case Attaché collection.

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Author: Ryan Mense
Posted: September 21, 2017, 5:50 pm
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Canon EOS 77D Preview vs 80D – 8 Differences

 

By: ZY Productions

Published on Feb 15, 2017

What on earth is the 77D? I compare it to the 80D and talk about how they’re different.

P.S: I guess that makes the 800D a super spec-down of the 80D. 77D guts in an even crappier body.

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Lomography Daguerreotype 64mm f/2.9 Unboxing

 

By: Pentax Forums

Originally published on Nov 17, 2016

This modern replica of one of the first camera lenses every built (over 200 years ago!) has been made available in the Pentax K-mount thanks to community support. Here’s our unboxing video- stay tuned for the full review!

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My Top 10 Best Photography & Camera Channels on Youtube

 

By: Chris Winter

Originally published on Feb 24, 2015

✅ Gordon Laing ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/cameralabs
✅ Christopher Frost ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/christop…
✅ Tony Northrup ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/VistaClues
✅ Jared Polin ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/JaredPolin
✅ David Thorpe ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/spogley
✅ Matt Granger ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/thatniko…
✅ Dave Cryer ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/davomrmac
✅ Digital Rev TV ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/DigitalR…
✅ PhotoRec Toby ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/camerare…
✅ The CameraStore TV ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/TheCamer…
✅ Mike Browne ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/photoexp…
✅ Peter Gregg ➜ https://www.youtube.com/user/PeterGregg

OTHER PLACES TO FIND ME:

😊 Chris Winter on Facebook ➜ http://bit.ly/chriswinterfacebook
😊 Chris Winter on Instagram ➜ http://bit.ly/chriswinterinstagram
😊 Chris Winter on Twitter ➜ http://bit.ly/chriswintertwitter
😊 Chris Winter on Google+ ➜ http://google.com/+itschriswinter

A BIT ABOUT ME:

Hey everyone, if you’re new to the channel, welcome! My name is Chris Winter and I run this channel which focuses mainly on photography and cinematography, with a bit of tech thrown is as well! Whether it’s Canon, Nikon, Panasonic or more, this is the place to hangout.

We’ve got a fantastic photography community here, where everyone’s welcome to comment and enjoy our wonderful hobby!

I always try and reply to nearly every comment, so feel free to comment if you’ve got a question, and I’ll try and get back to you as soon as possible.

WANT TO GET IN TOUCH?

📧 Well that’s pretty cool! Get in touch with me here: itschriswinter@gmail.com
💻 I also run a website about photography and cinematography over at http://itschriswinter.com

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Mini Gopro! Hero 4 Session: Full Review, Tests, Comparison Footage (WIRED)

 

By: WIRED

Originally published on Jul 6, 2015

If you hate GoPro’s rectangular shape, your prayers have been answered! Sort of. We took the new HERO4 Session into rivers, lakes, and surf, off cliffs and platforms, through trees and go kart courses. Our full review will tell you everything you need to know. -Brent | Subscribe for more:http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7

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MINI GOPRO! HERO4 Session: Full Review, Tests, Comparison Footage (WIRED)

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Best backup software: 11 free downloads that can protect your images

By: jmeyer 08-14-2014 (http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/)

We round up the best backup software options for photographers with free download links each of these programs.

As photographers, we’re pretty precious about our files. Whether a software bug or hardware failure strikes, losing all of our images can be devastating. That’s why it’s crucial to back up your data on a regular basis.

It’s not the most exciting task in the world, but it could save heartache in the long run, and with some of these fantastic free programs available, it could be easier than you think.

Have a look at these programs that will help you copy the contents of your folders to another drive, clone an entire drive or create a backup of your entire computer system.

Full article and download links at the source>

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