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Nikon’s Full-Frame D-SLR: D750
by Tariq Dixon With professional-grade capabilities in a compact, lightweight body, Nikon’s D750 is the brand's latest (and in many ways, its most versatile) full-frame D-SLR. We took the camera to Puerto Rico to test its range of unique features...
CULTURE
A History of Toy and Novelty Cameras
With a tiny computer equipped with a more than capable camera in our pocket, it's difficult to consider a time when such image-capturing devices were a luxury—one generally uninvolved with daily life at that. In fact it wasn't until the 1960s, when...
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Build Your Own VIDDY Pinhole Camera
It's been over a year since the wild success of UK-based artist Kelly Angood's "The Pop-Up Pinhole Project"—a Kickstarter initiative, for which she proposed a camera that buyers assemble for themselves, from card stock. It was innovative, beautiful...
CULTURE
Lomography x Nixon: Analog Russia
In the northeast corner of Russia lies the Kamchatka Peninsula. As beautiful as it is barren, the remote and harsh landscape is sparsely populated and surely an acquired taste for the small but steady number of adventure-seekers that visit year-round...
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BMW and GoPro In-Dash Integration
While in Wisconsin with BMW to test drive the all new M3 and M4 on the Road America racetrack (more on that soon), we were given a sneak peek at the new GoPro app integration partnership. With this, owners of all BMW and MINI models equipped with...
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Summer Snapping with the Olympus TG-3
The versatile new pocket-sized Olympus TG-3 makes it very easy to take great photos on fly—whether on land or in the water. We tested the soon-to-be-released camera in and around New Orleans and found that a slew of standout features define the model...
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CH Gift Guide: Spring 2014
Spring has finally sprung in the Northern Hemisphere—and not a moment too soon. To celebrate the sun's reappearance and the prospect of flowers blooming, bikes rides and beach days to come, we have selected our favorite spring-themed goodies from the...
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CH Gift Guide: Perfect Snap
Have a budding lensman in your life? Help your favorite photographer move beyond the confines of Instagram filters and into the bigger picture with a gift that will surely enhance their camera skills. Whether it's Hasselblad's beautiful point-and...
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Nikon Df
The much rumored and highly anticipated news from Nikon is now official: The Df—an advanced-level D-SLR blending a classic, vintage-inspired design with the performance of a modern FX-format camera—has just been unveiled. For longtime Nikon users...
TRAVEL
Nikon 1 AW1
With the advancement of camera technology within mobile phones—like Nokia's astounding 41-megapixel sensor in the recently released Lumia 1020, for example—the need for a separate everyday point and shoot camera is dwindling. But Nikon is proving...
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Olympus OM-D E-M1
Building off the same mirrorless Micro Four Thirds base that made the PEN series so popular, the new compact Olympus OM-D E-M1 takes aim at the DLSR-loyal photographer. Released today, 10 September, as the second camera in the OM-D series and the...
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Luxi Light Meter
After a very successful round of crowd-funding earlier this spring, the Luxi light meter—created by Extrasensory Devices—is ready for users. A small diffusion dome that fits securely over the front-facing camera, Luxi easily turns any iPhone 5 or...
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Rhino Rig
As filmmaking becomes more accessible, the need for equally accessible and mobile professional quality equipment is evident. While there are shooting systems available, few seem as comprehensive and innovative as the Rhino Rig, a modular system...
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"Basilicas" by Adrian Johnson
An identifiable aesthetic and high level of simple sophistication mark the ever-evolving graphic design work of Liverpool-born artist Adrian Johnson. But having become increasingly disenfranchised with commercial illustration work after 15 years...
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Nikon Coolpix A
Thanks to Instagram, in 2013 everybody is a food photographer. The plethora of filters the social app provides has undoubtedly contributed to making culinary still lifes more visually intriguing, but it's done little to heighten the medium of photography...
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Fujifilm X20
Classically styled with high performance insides, the Fujifilm X20 is the latest camera in the enthusiast compact sector to land at CH HQ. And one of our favorites so far. Ideal as a second camera for those that're used to handling a DSLR, the compact...
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The Pop-Up Pinhole Project
UK illustrator and designer Kelly Angood has developed a cultish following from DIY and analog enthusiasts ever since releasing diagrams and a how-to video for creating a camera at home in 2011. Using 120 film, the camera—based on Hasselblad's iconic...
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Ricoh GR
Few cameras command the sort of cult attention that follows the Ricoh GR. With four digital versions to date, the fifth—announced today and simply named the GR—looks only to enshrine this status. The advanced compact category is full of point-and...
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Teton Gravity Research + GSS C520 Camera System
Always on the pursuit to innovate in the field of outdoor films, Teton Gravity Research announced an exclusive partnership with Gyro-Stabilized Systems to launch the innovative C520 system, the world's most advanced 4K camera platform. After two...
STYLE
Interview: Great State Strap Co.
No stranger to carrying a camera in the field, Northwest native Gary Tyler McLeod has spent a good deal of his life in the outdoors. More specifically, he's spent the past decade shooting photographs and producing video content for some of the industry...
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HTC One
Announced today, the new HTC One is one of the most exciting releases in recent memory from the Taiwanese manufacturer. At first glance, the flagship phone features an understated, yet premium form with its 4.7" edge-to-edge HD display set seamlessly...
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SFK + Meredith Wendell
In 2011 Sarah Frances Kuhn left a promising position in fashion media to start her own accessories line, SFK. Rooted in technique and process, the brand makes playful straps for serious cameras using high quality and unconventional materials. Building...
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