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High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of the image for the average photographer to get the desired results. Photo by Justin Kern. The human eye can adjust to deep shadows and overly bright light quite quickly. The perception […]

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Canon 6D Mark II dynamic range falls behind modern APS-C cameras

We’ve reported in recent years how Canon’s newer sensor designs have started to close the dynamic range gap, compared with chips from the likes of Sony and Toshiba. Dynamic range isn’t everything, of course: Canon’s Dual Pixel sensors have brought advances in live view and video autofocus that for many people will be every bit […]

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7Artisans unveils range of low cost, fast lenses for mirrorless cameras

Chinese optical manufacturer 7Artisans has introduced a collection of four lenses that are intended to provide low-cost alternatives to branded optics. The lenses are all designed for mirrorless cameras, and the company intermittently provides mounts for Sony E, MFT, Fujifilm X and Canon EOS M users, as well as one lens for Leica M cameras. […]

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Sony a9: all that speed appears to have dynamic range cost

The Sony a9 is a powerhouse of technology, particularly when it comes to speed and autofocus. But does its image quality stack up? We’ve taken an initial look at Raw and JPEG image quality and have come away impressed, but how does the a9 stack up in terms of dynamic range? At the recent launch […]

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Canon Launches a Range of Branded Clothing and Accessories

No, this isn’t April Fools’ day. Canon really has decided to launch a collection of new merchandise, coming to a catwalk near you. [ Read More ] Paul Adshead Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get Trick Photography And Special Effects E-book Click Here! Learn Digital Photography […]

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The range of light: what made one of Ansel’s most famous books so special

  Continuing his video series, Marc Silber of Advancing Your Photography interviews Ansel Adams’ son Michael in Ansel’s home. In this episode they discuss Ansel’s book ‘The Range of Light’ which contains some of Ansel’s most famous images from Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. They also discuss Ansel’s thoughts on how to develop your skill set as […]

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Gitzo updates Systematic tripod range with new materials, big feet and Easy Link sockets

Gitzo has introduced a new range of Systematic tripods that it says are more stable and stronger, and which feature new locking mechanisms for the leg sections. The latest models use what the company calls Carbon eXact for the leg tubing, which it claims offers improved ‘balance between rigidity and weight’. The Systematic range is […]

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