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The Smartphone vs The Camera Industry

The camera market is continuing to shrink, and now we’ve got the iPhone 11 Pro If you have not had a chance to see my iPhone X review, I recommend that you start there first. This post is a continuation of my thoughts on the photography market, computational photography and the use of artificial intelligence in […]

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The Galaxy S11 must be Samsung’s flagship ‘camera’ phone

After the announcement of Huawei’s P30 series, I’ve come to one conclusion: The Galaxy S11 must be a camera-focused flagship. The gap between Samsung’s and Huawei’s camera tech is getting a bit too big. While Samsung led the industry a few years ago, Huawei has begun to steal the Korean giant’s thunder in the last […]

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Here’s how to make Galaxy S10 camera photos take less storage space

The Galaxy S10 trio come with support for High Efficiency Image File Format, or HEIF, and that enables the phones to take camera photos that are considerably smaller in file size compared to standard JPEG images. Samsung introduced support for high efficiency video (HEVC) last year with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, and HEIF is its […]

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Photography

When to Shoot in Color, Less Color and No Color

In this article, I will go over a simple methodology I use in choosing how to use color in photos. We have masters like Sebastião Salgado who shoots exclusively in black-and-white, Steve McCurry who shoots only in colors and Jimmy Nelson who shoots in muted colors. Shooting in color, in black-and-white, or anywhere in between, […]

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Photography

Canon EOS RP vs EOS R

Now that Canon has released its full-frame mirrorless EOS RP camera for just $1300, let’s take a look at how it compares head-to-head against the Canon EOS R. The two cameras actually have a lot of differences under the hood, both minor and major, in everything from autofocus to sensor characteristics. The EOS R comes […]

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Photography

Best Camera Settings for Macro Photography

Although macro photography is very accessible – no exotic destinations or expensive gear required – it is often tricky to choose the best camera settings for macro work. If you want sharp, well-exposed photos, you’ll have to push your camera system to its limits. Luckily, this guide covers everything you need to know about camera […]

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Photography

Great Deals on Nikon Z, D850, Fuji Gear

Retailers like B&H, Adorama, and Amazon have announced sales on some of the most popular camera equipment today, including the D850 and Fuji X-T2. Some camera shops are also promoting an offer for the Nikon Z6 and Z7: trade in one of your working cameras, and get $200 (Nikon Z6) or $400 (Nikon Z7) off […]

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Photography

Sony A7 III Review

This is an in-depth review of the Sony A7 III, the third iteration of the company’s ‘entry-level’ full-frame mirrorless camera that Sony released in the spring of 2018. Calling the A7 series ‘entry-level’ is a bit misleading, rather it is less specialized and seeks to appeal to a broader range of photographers at an accessible […]

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Technology

What is a DSLR (Digital SLR) Camera?

DSLR stands for “Digital Single Lens Reflex”. In simple language, a DSLR is a digital camera that uses a mirror mechanism to either reflect light from a camera lens to an optical viewfinder (which is an eyepiece on the back of the camera that one looks through to see what they are taking a picture […]

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Here’s one scene captured by each of the Galaxy A9’s four rear cameras

The Galaxy A9 is the world’s first smartphone with four rear cameras. You get a 24-megapixel lens for regular pictures, a 5-megapixel lens for bokeh (Live Focus) pictures, a telephoto lens for zooming in on a subject, and an ultra-wide lens for capturing, well, a wider scene than regular cameras. And if you’re wondering how each of […]

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