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Where do you get those wonderful toys? (pictures)

CNET Photo & Media News - Tue, 2038-01-19 03:14
DC Entertainment's Burbank offices keep a watchful corporate eye on the company's licensed properties, and they've got the toys to prove it. Here are some of the more unusual action figures and designs hanging around their SoCal digs.
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National Geographic Photo Contest 2014 winners announced

dpreview News - 13 hours 34 min ago

Winners of the National Geographic's 2014 Photo Contest have been announced, with first place winners in three categories bringing in cash prizes. The overall Grand Prize winning photo (above) has earned a total of $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters. Take a look at some of the winning images. See gallery

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Gold Standard: Nikon D750 review posted

dpreview News - Sat, 2014-12-20 03:45

The D750 is Nikon's newest FX-format camera, offering a number of features from the D810 in combination with a 24MP sensor. It also boasts a faster frame rate than any non-professional full-frame Nikon DSLR since the D700. Aimed squarely at enthusiasts and full-frame upgraders the D750 boasts a comprehensive video and still photography specification - see how it performed in the field and in our extensive studio tests. Read review

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Flickr Wall Art removes Creative Commons prints

dpreview News - Fri, 2014-12-19 20:54

Flickr has apologized to users upset over its Creative Commons-licensed print options. Effective immediately, all CC images have been removed from its Wall Art printing service. Users are still able to order prints of their own images, photos provided by Flickr’s own licensed artists and photographers who have requested their images be included. Read more

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Nikon D750

dprview Product Reviews - Fri, 2014-12-19 00:00
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Leica issues T (Typ 701) firmware update

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-12-18 22:26

Leica has released firmware version 1.3 for its T mirrorless camera (Typ 701). The latest update promises a collection of performance improvements for the unit's startup time and image quality, along with general bug fixes. Learn more

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Fujifilm announces macro tubes, tethering software and X-series firmware availability

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-12-18 18:46

Update: Firmware updates are now available - click through for a download link. Fujifilm has unveiled two macro extension tubes for its X-series interchangeable lens cameras, as well as a launch date for the previously-promised Fujifilm X-T1 firmware. More firmware updates are also announced for the X-E2, X-E1, X-Pro1 and X-30, as well as the introduction of tethering software for PC. Read more

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Motorola Moto X (2014) camera review

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-12-18 17:54

Despite using the same name as its predecessor, the new Moto X is a very different device. Its 5.2-inch 1080p OLED screen, thin bezels and aluminum body give it a premium feel. In the camera department it offers a 13MP sensor and F2.25 aperture, 4K-video and a dual-LED ring flash. We put it through our comprehensive testing - see if the 2014 edition is a better choice for mobile photographers than the original Moto X. Read review

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Think Tank launches Airport Helipak for Phantom Quadcopter

dpreview News - Thu, 2014-12-18 01:30

Camera bag manufacturer Think Tank Photo has announced a backpack designed specifically for photographers using Phantom Quadcopters paired with GoPro cameras. The Airport Helipak is said to accommodate DJI Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision or similar quadcopters with their accessories, along with a 15-inch laptop, small cameras such as GoPros, and personal effects. Read more

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2014 Holiday Gift Guides

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 23:32

Stumped for a gift for your favorite photographer? Or maybe you came in under budget on your holiday shopping and you have just enough left over for a little something for yourself? Either way, we've got some suggestions. Our holiday gift guides cover gifts in three price categories - $25-100, $100-500, $500 and up - to help you find the right present at the right price. Click through for links to all three guides

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Canon updates Digital Photo Professional to version 4.1.50

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 23:02

Canon has updated its Digital Photo Professional 4 (DPP) software to version 4.1.50. The update brings support for a couple of new lenses and several camera models, improvements to multiple functions, and compatibility with 64-bit native environments, among other things. The newest version, says Canon, incorporates feedback from both APS-C and older full-frame owners eager for 'the very latest Raw workflow solution'. Read more

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $25-100

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 21:03

Photographers are a hard lot to shop for. While it's tempting to pick up a gift card from your local camera shop and call it a day, we've done some digging and come up with photo-related gift ideas for photographers of all skill and aspiration levels. If you're looking for something stocking-sized (and priced) our guide will put a smile on the face of your favorite photographer. 

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $500 and up

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 21:03

If the photographer in your life is the kind that already has everything, it might be time to pull out all of the stops. From neat new gadgets to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the gifts in this guide will wow any photographer.

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide: $100-500

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 21:03

If you're looking for something special but you don't want to empty your bank account, these gifts for photographers will do the trick. While a wireless hard drive or a film scanner lacks the wow factor that an African safari can provide, these gifts will bring plenty of joy to any photographer's holiday.

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Real-world Test: Shooting Fashion with the Fujifilm X-T1

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 19:03

The X-T1 is Fujifilm's first weather-resistant interchangeable X-series camera. It is built around a 16.3 MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor housed in a die-cast magnesium body. Offering a traditional design with five physical top plate dials, two command dials, and six programmable function buttons the X-T1 also has a high resolution OLED viewfinder. In the latest in our series of real-world video tests, we took the X-T1 to a local studio, to see how it would perform in the hands of a professional fashion and portrait photographer. Click through to watch the video

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Phase One and Alpa release official details and pricing of A-Series medium format cameras

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 12:00

Phase One has announced official details of its new A-Series medium format cameras after information about the new pairing of the company's digital backs with an Alpa body and lenses was leaked in November. As was reported at the time, the series will comprise Phase One 50MP, 60MP and 80MP backs, combined with the Alpa 12 TC body and a choice of three lenses – the Alpagon 5.6/23mm, Alpar 4.0/35mm and the Alpagon 5.6/70mm. Read more

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Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2014)

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 10:01

What point-and-shootable mirrorless camera should I buy?

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Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Roundup (2014)

dpreview News - Wed, 2014-12-17 10:00

Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs. It's an ever-growing category with options for photographers of varying skill level and intentions. The common factors in this class are the huge step up in image quality over most compacts and smartphone cameras and the friendly interfaces. In this roundup, we'll talk you through the current crop of entry-level mirrorless cameras. Click through to read more

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ProGearX announces new line of GoPro accessories

dpreview News - Tue, 2014-12-16 22:27

ProGearX has announced the availability of several new accessories for mounting GoPro action cameras to a variety of surfaces. Among the new accessories is an extendable pole, body mounts, and a kit for mounting the action cam on different sports boards. The accessories are available now, and ProGearX will be showcasing them during CES 2015 next month. Read more

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Enthusiast compact camera roundup (2014)

dpreview News - Tue, 2014-12-16 19:47

Which capable compact, with plenty of control, should I buy?

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