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Tamron Announces 18-400mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC HLD Zoom

The new lens is designed for APS-C-sensor Canon and Nikon DSLRs, with an impressive 22.2x zoom range

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The 15 neutral-density gelatin filters are designed especially for the Swiss company’s Irix lenses

Sigma Ships 14mm F1.8 DG HSM And 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lenses

Pricing also has been announced for the lenses, members of the company’s renowned Global Vision series

Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C — First Hands-On Test

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New G3 Camera Harness Series From Cotton Carrier

The line features an improved ergonomic design for hands-free photography, with added comfort, easy access to gear and secure camera storage

Retrofit Quick Release Plug Adapter From ProMediaGear

The Arca-type adapter converts camera straps easily, so photographers can move quickly from shooting handheld to working with a tripod and ballhead strap-free

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MindShift Gear FirstLight 30L Hands-On Review

The outdoor enthusiast-friendly FirstLight is a perfect choice for the photographer on the go

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Updates to the existing lineup and a preview of the iMac Pro renew Apple’s commitment to pros

Sony a9 Image Samples And Autofocus Review

In this test review, we see if the a9 lives up to the hype.

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How To Interact With Portrait Subjects

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