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Canon U.S.A. Renews Sponsorship of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Canon Will Continue to Engage and Educate Visitors at One of the World’s Most Photographed Events Through 2020 MELVILLE, N.Y., September 21, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce a renewal of its partnership with world-renowned event, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, taking its role as presenting sponsor Read more…

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Oprema Jena Launches Campaign to Revive Biotar 58/f2

German lens maker Oprema Jena has launched a campaign today on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo to resurrect the Biotar 58mm f2, promising to faithfully recreate the original lens’ optics down to its unique 17-aperture-blade design.

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Techart EF-GFX Adapter

Techart has unveiled the World’s first autofocus adapter for Canon EF lenses and the Fujifilm GFX 50S camera. The Techart EF-GFX adapter provides autofocus function as well as in-body aperture control for using Canon EF-mount lenses on the Fujifilm GFX body. It currently supports AF-S mode for shooting, and in-lens image stabilisation where applicable. Focal length and aperture data will also be communicated to the body via the adapter

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Techart EF-GFX Adapter

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Nikon’s 100 years of imaging excellence (brief history of Nikon)

Nikon timeline (click for larger view) Nikon’s most important events in their history courtesy of Adorama : Research and development of optical glass, and eventually photographic lenses (1917-1933) From its inception in 1917 up to the release of its first photographic lens in 1933, Nikon focused on the research and development of optical glass, as well as the production of binoculars, microscopes, telescopes, and other optical instruments.

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Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic

Lensbaby have announced the launch of the Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic, an 80mm f/2.8 tilting lens designed for portrait photographers or anyone looking for selective focus at longer focal lengths.

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Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic

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Throwback Thursday: Returning to the Canon EOS-1D

Kieran Elson has written what we think is a fun piece about returning to the EOS-1D. Canon’s 4.2mp CCD equipped professional DSLR from 2001. The EOS-1D is one camera I am actively looking to add to my collection, as it was quite a revolutionary leap for digital photography.

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Throwback Thursday: Returning to the Canon EOS-1D

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Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR Hands-on Photos

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm XF 8-16mm F2.8 R LM WR lens.

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Review: Architectural Photography with the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art

Keith over at Northlight Images has completed an extensive review of the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art series lens. There are more than 60 high resolution samples available to look at in the review. Keith came away impressed, and may even prefer to invest in the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art over  the much more expensive Canon Read more…

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Fujifilm X-E3 Sample Images

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images (JPG and Raw) taken with the brand new Fujifilm X-E3 compact system camera.

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Fujifilm GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR Hands-on Photos

Want to see exactly what the new Fujifilm GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR lens looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR lens.

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