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Video: Shooting a portrait on a 20x24 instant(ish) camera in Vienna

Marco Krenn of YouTube channel Analog Things has shared a video showcasing a 20x24 Wisner camera, including the process of capturing and developing a photo with it. The camera, which is located at Supersense in Vienna, Austria, is presented in great detail throughout the ten minute video, with Krenn taking a look at the ground glass and paper holder, as well as the lens, inside the bellows, and the final portrait. dpreview.com

2018-11-8 22:25

DJI updates geofencing system to better protect airspace around airports

DJI has announced Geospatial Environment Online Version 2. 0 (GEO 2. 0), a geofencing update for its drones that improves their ability to avoid restricted airspace near airports. The improvements are "based on a more finely-tuned evaluation of risks associated with aircraft approaching and departing different types of airports," according to Brendan Schulman, DJI VP of Policy & Legal Affairs. dpreview.com

2018-10-25 19:33

Sigma 105mm F/1.4 FE review by Marc Alhadeff: outstanding optics for portrait and well deserve its nickname of Bokeh Master

Sigma 105mm f/1. 4 for $1,599 at BHphoto, FocusCamera, Amazon and Adorama. Marc Alhadeff tested the new Sigma 105mm F/1. 4 FE lens. His conclusion: – The Sigma 105mm F1. 4 DG HSM Art (1500 euros) is an outstanding optics for portrait and well deserve its nickname of Bokeh Master Background blur is exceptional with superb 3D effects […] The post Sigma 105mm F/1. sonyalpharumors.com

2018-10-23 12:54

First Impressions: Ricoh GR III (Street Photographers, Pay Attention)

The Ricoh GR III is a camera that street photographers have been waiting for for a really long time; but depending on who you are you perhaps wanted different things. Its predecessor, the Ricoh GR II, still proves to be popular amongst the street photography community for its small size, great image quality, leaf shutter lens, and overall low profile looks. thephoblographer.com

2018-10-5 07:00

CatLABS of JP ceases efforts to keep Packfilm alive after two years of trying

Two-and-a-half years after it announced plans to keep Packfilm alive, CatLABS of JP has announced it's no longer continuing its efforts. Typically known for its impressive collection of analogue photography products, CatLABS of JP announced in March 2016 that it had plans to revitalize Packfilm an endeavor further expedited by Fujifilm's discontinuation of its Packfilm offerings. dpreview.com

2018-9-19 18:39

Fujifilm plans to increase interchangeable lens production capacity as demand grows

Increased mirrorless digital camera demand has prompted Fujifilm to ramp up its interchangeable lens production capacity, the company has announced. New facilities at its existing Taiwa Factory in Miyagi prefecture, Japan will start in September, the ultimate goal being a 70% production capacity increase by 2020, the year when Fujifilm expects all of the new facilities to be fully operational. dpreview.com

2018-7-26 23:57

NY Times Selects Meaghan Looram as Its New Director of Photography

Earlier this year, the New York Times began searching for a new Director of Photography to replace Michele McNally, who announced her retirement in February after 14 years in that role. After considering both external and internal candidates, the Times has selected Meaghan Looram, who served as one of McNally’s top deputies for 8 years. […] petapixel.com

2018-7-24 17:54

Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon’s CMOS sensors may be manufactured in Sony factories, Nikon actually spends a considerable amount of resources designing those high-end […] petapixel.com

2018-7-18 22:48