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Nikon Trademarks ‘Noct’ for New Cameras and Lenses

Source link Nikon has filed a trademark application in the European Union for the word “Noct.” With the company’s full-frame mirrorless camera around the corner, it seems likely this new trademark filing may be related to the new camera system. Nikon Rumors reports that the filing emerged on Friday, May ...

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A Manual Rangefinder for Instax Wide

Source link The Hong Kong-based MiNT Camera has just unveiled the InstantKon RF70, a manual large format rangefinder instant camera for Fuji Instax Wide film — the first with full manual controls. The leather-wrapped RF70 is compact thanks to its 0.44x rangefinder system and collapsible bellow, folding up into a ...

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Etherial Images From A Broken Leica Camera

Source link These days I spend most of my time living and traveling between Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, and Finland, exploring and researching the global analog photography scene as best I can. I do this for my own personal endeavors such as my store, Cameraville.co, as well as my continuing journey ...

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Here Are 400MP Photos Shot Using Hasselblad’s $48,000 Camera

Source link Hasselblad has just released a set of 400-megapixel photos captured using the new $48,000 H6D-400c Multi Shot medium format DSLR, which was announced back in January. The company decided to point the digital monster at one of the few remaining Ross HK-7 aerial cameras, which was one of ...

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Amazon Still Sells Counterfeit Memory Cards

Source link Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Charmi Patel Peña ordered four $60 128GB SanDisk SDXC memory cards from Amazon last month. Things seemed fine… until the cards started constantly stopping her camera. Peña then examined the cards more closely and realized that all of the cards were counterfeit. “When you ...

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Yongnuo Unveils 50mm f/1.4 II Lens, Replacing Its Canon Clone

Source link Now that Yongnuo is more established as a third-party lens maker, the company is slowly distancing itself from the lens designs it copied from Canon lenses early on. In addition to replacing its original 50mm f/1.8 “Nifty Fifty” clone, Yongnuo is now also updating its 50mm f/1.4 clone ...

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Nikon DSLR Battery Bursts Into Flames

Source link The FAA warns against storing spare lithium-ion batteries in checked baggage, and Norwegian photographer Vidar A. Bøen recently learned first hand why that is when one of the batteries used in his Nikon DSLR burst into flames. Bøen purchased his Hähnel HLX-EL15HP battery and charger back on March ...

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This $70 Old Projector Lens Captures Intense Swirly Bokeh

Source link The Carl Zeiss Kipronar 120mm f/1.9 is a vintage cinema projector lens that was designed to beam images rather than capture photos, but you can mount it to modern cameras using adapters. Photographer Mathieu Stern created a homemade adapter after buying the lens for $70 and has been ...

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This is Why You Need to Be Careful with Camera Clips

Source link Modern quick-release camera clips are designed to hold your camera firmly when it’s not needed while allowing it to detach easily when it is. But if there’s any equipment or user failure in the system, that failure could be catastrophic for your gear… and that’s what one photographer ...

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