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Canon's Rumoured 28-560mm Lens Sounds Comically Gigantic

Technology is strange. As some things get smaller, like smartphones, others grow in size… like smartphones. OK, bad example there. How about camera lenses? Sure, advances in optics have allowed us to cram three (and a billion) lenses into one, but when it comes to taking photos, sometimes you just can’t compromise. And Canon’s rumoured 28-560mm EF doesn’t sound like it will compromise, at all.


Can You Tell The Difference Between A $150 Camera Lens And A $15,000 One?

As any person with a bit of DSLR experience knows, the lens you use is as (if not more) important as the camera. But just how much does the average shutterfly have to spend to get “good enough” results? You’re not shooting the next Star Wars, so does it really matter if you don’t have $15,000 sitting around for a top-shelf Zeiss?


The Best Camera Bags And Straps

After doing more than 24 hours of new research and testing — including interviews with several professional photographers — on top of 60 hours previously spent reviewing camera carrying gear, we’ve found the best bags (both backpack and messenger style) and straps to keep your equipment organised and protected in the field.


Sony's a7R Mark II Is The Best High-Res Camera You Can Buy

If you’ve been using a digital SLR for the last couple of years, you might not have realised just how advanced new cameras have become. And Sony’s a7R Mark II is just about the most advanced of them all — apart from one small but surprisingly annoying issue, it’s just about the best camera you can get for capturing super-detailed high-res photos.


Build Your Own Classic Film Camera With A Raspberry Pi And 8mm Lens

“You can make [wacky project] with a Raspberry Pi and [oddball gizmo]!” I know, I know, it happens all the time. But this is the first I’ve seen in a while that isn’t a compact home theatre, home automation controller or cybernetic lava lamp.


Search Hashtags In Google Photos To Find Pictures Faster

Just like Gmail, Google Photos relies more heavily on search than a traditional folder system to organise photos, and there are a number of useful operators that can help you sift through your pictures in seconds. You can identify images based on location, subject, people, and even by camera type.


Canon EOS 1300D Specs And Photos (Unofficially) Revealed

It’s the internet, so of course we’re going to hear about the next instalment in Canon’s popular EOS series before the company gets around to doing it officially. Providing the details today is Japanese camera blog Digicame — we even photos of the thing.


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.


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