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Sony Xperia X Compact offers high-end camera in smaller format

Along with the Xperia XZ, Sony has launched the Xperia X Compact. It's aimed at users who want a powerful camera in a compact body but can live with a slightly less powerful chipset. The X Compact comes with the same 23MP 'triple sensor' main camera with laser-AF and color sensor as the Xperia XZ, but doesnt offer 4K video and uses a front camera with a lower 5MP resolution, compared to the XZ's 13MP. dpreview.com

2016-9-2 23:43

Lomography LomoInstant Automat camera launches on Kickstarter

Lomography has launched the LomoInstant Automat camera on Kickstarter, where it has already exceeded its $100k funding goal with 34 days remaining in the campaign. The LomoInstant Automat is, according to Lomography, an instant camera with two modes: an Automatic Mode that automatically adjusts shutter speed, aperture, and flash output, and Bulb Mode for long exposure shots up to 30 seconds in length. dpreview.com

2016-9-1 21:28

'Ansel made photographs, he didn't take them': Jeanne Adams interview

Ansel Adams' name is synonymous with landscape photography, but a new interview with Adams' daughter-in-law Jeanne reveals more about a lesser known side of his work. The long-time CEO of the Ansel Adams Gallery talks with Advancing Your Photography's Marc Silber, discussing the legendary photographer's portraiture and architectural imagery, and shares some stories of Adams' interactions with his workshop participants. dpreview.com

2016-8-27 22:17

Portraits of Refugees with Their Most Precious Possession

Commercial portrait photographer Gabriel Hill‘s typical day involves photographing big players in the pharmaceutical industry, some of the wealthiest people in the world. But his powerful personal project ImPORTRAITS is all about people who have almost nothing: refugees who escaped their countries carrying only the bare essentials… and sometimes not even that. “My studio is […] petapixel.com

2016-8-27 20:03

Canon announces full-frame EOS 5D Mark IV with 30MP sensor and Dual Pixel AF

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2016-8-25 07:00

With Brooks Institute Closing, Current Students May Have Few Options

After 70 years of providing aspiring photographers with a formal education, Brooks Institute announced this month that it will be permanently closing its doors. The sudden closure came as a shock, especially to current students who may now face a difficult challenge in transferring their credits and salvaging their degrees elsewhere. One of the main […] petapixel.com

2016-8-19 21:33