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Rumors of the full frame Nikon D750 have been floating around for a little over a month now, and where there's smoke there's usually a fire. To wit: Nikon just officially pulled back the curtain on its latest SLR, and it packs quite a bit of oomph into a body that's only $2299. The D750's foundati...

September 12th 2014 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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It's been two years since Nikon's D800 and D800E SLRs hit the scene, and that's just about an eternity for gadget nerds. What exactly has Nikon been doing since then? Well, aside from working on top-tier beauties like the D4 and D4S, it's also been working on a proper successor to the D800 line. S...

June 26th 2014 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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When it was invented in 1840, the Petzval lens revolutionized photography thanks to its f/3.6 aperture. It's legendary for producing images with super sharp centers and unique backgrounds with a whirly bokeh -- as such it's particularly well suited for shooting portraits. Most Petzval lenses today...

July 25th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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It's easy to build your own camera if you're determined to capture images on the cheap; it's another matter if you want something just slightly more refined. If that's the case, Lomography has you covered with its new Konstruktor kit. The pack gives DIY types everything they need to build their ow...

June 13th 2013 at 8:43pm 0 Comments
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Can't let go of that aging 35mm SLR accustomed to a strict film-only diet? Nikon seems to be toying with the idea of feeding its older models digits instead, judging by a Japanese patent application published last week. It was filed just last year and shows a digital back designed to be swapped ou...

December 18th 2012 at 9:43am 0 Comments
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Everyone loves a sequel, right? This here is the K-5 II, the new DSLR from Pentax, making an appearance on the show floor, here at Photokina in Germany, alongside the rather similar, if somewhat pricier K-5 IIs. Let's start with differences between the K-5 and the K-5 II, shall we? Megapixel-wise,...

September 19th 2012 at 9:32am 0 Comments