Canon 70D vs 80D: Evolution or Revolution?

Canon 70D vs 80D

The Canon EOS 80D has been out there for a while now and seen good reviews. This series has always been a favourite of ours, combining great ergonomics with more then enough features for hobbyists. In this post we list the most important improvements over the Canon EOS 70D, and see if the Canon 80D is a worthy successor, or just an evolutionary step. We will show the three areas with the biggest improvements, and wrap up with a list of other minor improvements. The Canon 70D vs 80D battle is on!

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The Best Camera Under 200 That Beats Your Smartphone

Digital camera

Smartphones are becoming more and more popular for photography. As a result digital camera’s have become increasingly advanced and expensive. Still, an affordable digital camera can have substantial benefits over your smartphone. In this article we will give you several options for the best camera under 200 dollars. Go ahead, and read along with us.

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How Much Blur? is now Part of Asklens.com

How much blur?

Some of you might know the website howmuchblur.com. We are proud to announce that this website has become a part of asklens.com. ‘How much blur?‘ is a calculator that allows you to compare the background blurring capacity of different lenses. Often when people are talking about a DOF calculator, such a background blur calculator is what they are actually looking for.

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Photographer Spotlight: Denny Yang

Dallas Fire and Ice Sunset

For our second photographer spotlight we have asked landscape photographer Denny Yang to share his story with us. He tells us how a single camera revived his interest in photography, and how an adventurous trip led to his favourite picture.

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The Canon 5D Mark IV: 45 improvements over the Mark III

Canon 5D Mark IV

This week Canon announced the new Canon 5D mark IV. The headline improvements over the Canon 5D mark III are a new 30.4 Megapixel sensor, 4K Video, Dual Pixel Autofocus, improved burst speeds, a new metering sensor and built-in GPS and Wi-Fi. However, there is a lot more to the new 5D mark IV than these changes. We did some digging, in fact, we did a lot of digging and uncovered no less than 45 changes. If you are interested in this camera, please read on and find out all there is to know about the new 5D mark IV.

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All 29 Official Nikon 105mm F1.4 Sample Images

nikon 105mm f1.4 (14)

Nikon has released some sample images shot with the freshly announced Nikon 105mm F1.4 lens. This world first combination of focal length and aperture makes it the brightest 105mm lens ever. Earlier we have looked at the blurring capabilities of this lens, but now Nikon has released the sample images to prove it. In this post we list all 29 sample images found online, among which are 12 full size images.

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Amazon Prime Day 2016: All Camera Deals

Amazon Prime Day 2016

Prime Day is a one-day only global shopping event exclusively for Prime members. With 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, across nearly all departments and product categories, there will be something for everyone. In fact on the first annual Prime Day in 2015, worldwide members ordered 398 items per second, exceeding Black Friday records at the time.

Enough with the marketing talk. What we are interested in is if the camera deals are any good. Amazon Prime day 2016 will start at midnight Pacific Time, and we will update our post throughout the day. Not a Prime member?  Try Prime today, and if you don’t like it, you can cancel your membership for free after prime day.

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Photographer Spotlight: Chris van Dolleweerd

the outsider III by Chris van Dolleweerd

Once in a while we would like to introduce you to a cool photographer we found online. We think that seeing works by others, and learning more about their backgrounds can be a great inspiration for each one of you. Meet Chris van Dolleweerd, and his cool conceptual photography.

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