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Onewheel+ and the Hasselblad X1D, an Unlikely Pairing
Off-roading with a “hoverboard?” Outdoor action photography in lowlight with a Hasselblad? None of this makes sense, but we tried it anyway. When the original OneWheel launched in 2015, we took it for a spin on the Las Vegas strip and fell in love...
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CROZ DIY Digital Camera
Taking photography back to the basics, the CROZ DIY Digital Camera only features two buttons: the on/off also acts as the shutter clicker and then one other switch selects photo effects. The design might sound simple—and it is, in a way. The clear...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Royal Egyptian Scribe's 3,000-Year-Old Tomb Dating back to the Ramesside period, around 1200 BCE, a tomb has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt. Japanese archaeologists, led by Waseda University Professor Jiro Kondo, made...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Fenghe Luo's Realistic NYC Souvenirs Fenghe Luo's prject "WTF NYC" isn't brand new, but it's worth taking a look at. Rather than pretty skylines and Lady Liberty, Luo's take on NYC souvenirs isn't just funny, it's (frighteningly) realistic...
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Best of CH 2016: Cars + Tech
As each year passes, it's more and more difficult to believe just how many technological innovations and upgrades can occur. Even the least tech-savvy of us engages with incredible inventions on a daily basis—from cars to phones and cameras—so keeping...
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Holiday Gift Guides 2016: Last-Minute Shopping
With just two days until the 25th, chances are you're either wrapping gifts or racking your brain to figure out why you still have gifts to find. While fast shipping is still an option (for a cost), the next step is good old-fashioned brick-and-mortar...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Camera Lovers
By Greg Mitnick The world of photography moves fast, especially when everyone is equipped with a camera on their smartphone. These technological advances—to cameras themselves, as well as accessories and gear—have made the craft even more fun while...
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OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Beyond the 18-frames-per-second sequential shooting capabilities, everything else in Olympus' recently released professional camera—the OM-D E-M1 Mark II—stands for precision. Housed in a lightweight weatherproof magnesium alloy body, features likes...
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Everyday Backpack
The first thing one notices about Peak Design's Everyday Backpack happens to the be the ultra-clean aesthetic. It's quite deceptive, in a very good way, as the design conceals a plethora of substantial storage spaces. There's a patented MagLatch top...
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Bluetooth External Flash + Video Light
Designed to offer adjustable brightness for all GoPro and smartphone camera photos and videos, each Lume Cube delivers up to 1,500 lumens when capturing a shot or take. Connected via Bluetooth and paired with a dedicated app (that can control up to...
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Sun Surveyor App
Natural light doesn't have to be the trickiest part of taking a photo. Built for professionals, the Sun Surveyor app tracks everything pertaining to the sun and moon—golden hour, blue hour and beyond. Further, there's a location-sharing feature to...
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85mm F1.4 Art Portrait Lens
Whether on the field or in the studio, Sigma's latest high-performance 85mm F1.4 Art lens can capture an array of photographic material, but makes for an ideal portrait lens. Among the key features for this professional-level camera accessory, are...
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Backpacker Air Travel Tripod Kit
For anyone who wants the security of a stable shot, but doesn't want to tote along a heavy tripod, MeFOTO's lightest, smallest kit meets all needs. Known as the Backpacker Air, and coming in a range of bright colors, this tripod maxes out at two pounds...
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KeyMission 360 Camera
The world lives in all 360 degrees, so it makes sense that our cameras have made the necessary steps to capture it this way. Shooting 4K UHD video and still, in a full spherical 360-degree field of view, Nikon's KeyMission 360 uses two Nikkor lenses...
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Instant Wide Victoria Peak Camera
Offering everything from a fully programmatic shutter (for beginners) to manual exposure settings (for those looking to get technical or exploratory), Lomography's new Lomo'Instant Wide Victoria Peak works in the hands of all photographers. The camera...
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Tiny Atlas Quarterly + Alite Designs' SOLAS Camera Bag
There are days when photographers (both novice and professional) simply do not need all their high-tech gear and a tech-heavy bag. For the casual adventure—whether heading to the beach or a hike—the new Alite Designs + Tiny Atlas Quarterly SOLAS...
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Leica's First-Ever Instant Camera
Using Fujifilm Instax Mini film, Leica's first-ever instant camera—the Sofort—has just been announced. The exciting news means that the trusted camera brand will include some of their best-known features with a camera style that oftentimes doesn...
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Minimal Long Weekend Essentials
Packing light has a way of making all long weekend trips better. There's no real need to lug around extra anything when only going away for three or four days. The following eight items represent our ideal travel essentials. There are two swimsuits...
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Notes: The Three Camera Kit
I started taking pictures with my father’s Nikon F when I was eight years old and not long after began developing film and making prints in the darkroom. Back then watching a photo come to life in a tray of developer was instantly gratifying—granted...
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Pakpod: a Versatile Tripod
There is a plentitude of desirable features at play within the new Pakpod tripod. Enough, in fact, that we feel comfortable calling it one of the most clever on the market for lightweight cameras, GoPros and smartphones. It's durable—made from...
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