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Sony's New G Master Lenses Are Made For Pros, But The a6300 Camera Is For Everyone

Canon has its red-ringed L lenses for professional (read: cashed-up) photographers, and Nikon has its own gold-ringed competitors. Sony’s the newest entrant into the ring (ha, get it) with its G Master professional lenses; the first three pieces of likely-very-expensive glass for its full-frame E-mount cameras fill two of the three most-demanded focal length ranges for serious snappers.


Canon's New 1D X Mark II Is The World's Fastest Pro-Level DSLR

14 frames per second, at full 20.2-megapixel quality in RAW format, for 170 continuous frames, with auto-exposure and autofocus tracking between each. 4K video at 60 frames per second, or 1080p at 120fps; support for new CFast 2.0 flash memory cards up to 256GB in size. The new Canon 1D X Mark II is a very powerful digital SLR.


Gizmodo Photo Guide: Tips For Shooting The Night Sky

Want to get outside and snap some amazing photographs of the night sky, of some stunning moonlit landscapes and time-lapse starlight trails? Here are six key tips you need to know.


Shooting Creatively With Your Camera: Special Effects Lenses And In-Camera Features

Feeling constrained by your camera’s kit lens? Want to get up close to the action, to capture a time-lapse video, to capture a beautiful Brenizer method photograph? There are a few things you can do in your camera’s settings, and a few different lenses you can try out, that can supercharge your photography and expand your skills.


Picking The Best Camera: What You Get From Semi-Pro And Pro-Grade Bodies

If you’ve been shooting for a while, and you’re thinking of buying a new camera, you might find that an entry-level or intermediate-grade digital SLR might be a little inadequate for your needs. What do you get from buying a more powerful, more versatile, maybe slightly more expensive mirrorless camera or DSLR?


Lunch Time Deals: $200 Off A Sony 4K Action Camera

When you’re buying your lunch today, you might want to take a moment and spend a little more. Gizmodo’s Lunch Time Deals posts point out any particularly good bargains for Aussie bargain hunters around the ‘net. This week, JB Hi-Fi has $200 off a Sony 4K FDRX100V action camera.


Sharing Photos On The Go: Connecting Your Camera To A Smartphone, Tablet Or Laptop

Having a portable, powerful digital SLR is a great way to take stunning photos wherever you are. In our hyper-connected culture, though, it’s hard to not want to share the photos you capture straight away, especially if they’re once-in-a-lifetime snaps. Newer cameras integrate incredibly useful features like Wi-Fi and NFC, though, that make connecting to a smartphone or tablet simple, and that make it possible to edit and share photos from anywhere you have a mobile signal.


This Bug-Eyed Camera Is A Whole New Take On Capturing Pro Quality Pics 

You’ve never seen a camera that looks like this. Its flat black visage is like the face of some terrible spider. It’s called the Light L16, and it may not look the part of photographic tool, but it hopes to accomplish the impossible: professional quality in an (almost) pocket-sized device.


Watching A Hummingbird In Slow Motion Is Still Pretty Majestic

Slow motion was invented to capture every single thing in slow motion. Explosions, cheetahs, robots, people and hummingbirds. The detail you see in slow motion is always better than real life.


The World's First Webcam Was Created To Check A Coffee Pot Remotely

Nobody likes arriving at an empty coffee pot, especially computer scientists at Cambridge University. That’s why, back in 1991, a team of them invented the world’s first webcam to keep an eye on coffee levels from their desks.


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