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Your tripod is not sturdy enough? How about this DIY Quadpod

Tripods have been here for ages. Probably way before cameras existed. Heck, they were used to cook animals over an open fire. And weight matters. The load capacity on a tripod is one of the first features a tripod lists (along with self-weight and max height). But, if you can’t find a tripod that is sturdy […]

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Five essential filters for travel photography

In my post on essential gadgets for travel photography, I mentioned that I always pack five specific lens filters with me. So in this post I thought I would elaborate on what I consider to be my five essential photography filters – in no particular order… #1 Polarizing Filter I pretty much shoot with a […]

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Affinity Photo goes mobile with new iPad version

I’m excited about this.  But not because I’m going to use it.  I use Android and I don’t have an ipad.  But I am a big fan of Affinity Photo.   I use that on both my Mac and Windows laptops.  I think it’s great to see that Affinity is going mobile, and working to provide features people want, and eventually maybe it will also be available for my Samsung tablet.  Here is a snippet from DIY Photography, and a link to their article.

It’s been a long time coming, but Affinity Photo has finally been released for the iPad. Mac users have had Affinity Photo for a good while now, and Windows users finally got their hands on it last year. And Affinity Photo for iPad uses the exact same backend as the desktop versions. But fully optimised […]

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Photographer uses a 19th-century technique to capture haunting portraits of children

In the age of digital images, Spanish photographer Jacqueline Roberts goes over 160 years into the past. She uses a 19th-century photographic process to create hauntingly beautiful portraits of children. Her artwork is made by using wet plate collodion, the process introduced in 1851. So, her photos aren’t only tangible and immortal, but they also […]

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Samyang Unveils Tiny, Affordable 35mm f/2.8 Autofocus Lens for Sony

Samyang Unveils Tiny, Affordable 35mm f/2.8 Autofocus Lens for Sony

Samyang has revealed their third autofocus lens. The so-called ‘tiny but mighty’ 35mm f/2.8 FE was announced last night, and today it’s instilling at least a bit of fear into Zeiss with its ultra-portable size and ultra-affordable price tag.

As the “FE” suggests, the 35mm f/2.8 FE was designed for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras, joining the AF 14mm F2.8 FE and AF 50mm F1.4 FE lenses to bring Samyang’s autofocus lineup to three lenses. What’s more, the 35mm and 50mm lenses are both significantly more affordable than their Sony/Zeiss counterparts, and Sony doesn’t even make a 14mm f/2.8 FE.

But it’s not price that Samyang is (auto)focusing on with this lens. The AF 35mm f/2.8 FE’s primary feature is portability:

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