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Sony A7 and A7r Light Leak Problems, Tapes and Hair Ties!

A good number of users on the web have reported that they  experience light leak issues with their Sony A7 and A7r cameras. After a short time, Sony  officially admitted there is a problem and stated that their engineers are working on a solution. The light leaks through the lens mount and  reported to be particularly apparent when shooting long exposures. ...

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Nikon Camera Control Pro Version 2.17.0 released

Nikon has released Version 2.17.0 of their useful but overpriced ($134) Camera Control Pro software. Here is the direct link to download Nikon Camera Control Pro Manual directly. The additions in this version are: Support for the D4S When both of the following conditions are met, and the Transfer only JPEG to PC option in the Storage tab is checked, users can now transfer only JPEG ...

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Download Nikon D4s User Manual

Nikon D4s User Manual is available for download here at Nikon USA. Please upload the manual back to Nikon USA after you are finished, they have only one copy. Nikon D4S specs and Nikon D4 comparison Nikon D4S Sample Images and videos Pre-order D4S here at Amazon.

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Hasselblad H5D-50c 50MP CMOS Camera Starts Shipping

Hasselblad H5D-50c

Hasselblad has started shipping the H5D-50c 50MP CMOS sensor camera that was first announced at the beginning of this year. Poor high ISO performance is a weak point of almost all digital Medium format cameras and Hasselblad aims to overcome this problem with the use of its new Sony CMOS sensor. The new H5D-50c is the first of its kind in medium-format ...

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RED Epic Dragon Sensor Beats Nikon D800E in DxOMark Sensor Test

RED Epic Dragon

DxO Labs have published their findings on the RED Epic Dragon sensor   Red Epic Dragon  19MP APS-H sized sensor  breaks a new record with an DxOMark Sensor Score of 101, and becomes the first sensor to break the 100-point barrier. Previous leader in this category was Nikon D800E with a score of 96. But don’t get too excited: RED Epic Dragon is a $29K ...

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Lomography New Konstruktor Super Kit with Macro and Close-up

Good news for the Lomo fans! Lomography team has released a  new Super Kit  edition of their original DIY Konstruktor Camera kit which adds some extra lenses and a viewfinder. For those of you who aren’t aware of this concept, this is a do it yourself (DIY) kit that allows you to build your own fully-working & customizable (although very basic) 35mm SLR Camera using the ...

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Canon Mail-in Rebates on ‘L’ Lenses up to $200

If you are on the market for a Canon L lens, don’t miss this opportunity. Canon has announced a new mail-in rebate program on 20 of its ‘L’ series lenses, with rebates up to $200. Follow the links below for further details: EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM – $150.00 EF 17-40mm f/4L USM – $150.00 EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM – $100.00 EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM – $200.00 EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM – $200.00 ...

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5 Downloadable Portrait Posing and Lighting Guides for Photographers

While I was looking for new posing ideas before a model shoot this weekend, I have found some well designed portrait posing and lighting guides on the web and  wanted to share them with you. Click on the titles to go to original source and download the full size guides and cheatsheets. Portrait And Posing Ideas – Part 1 Portrait ...

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