Japan’s October Sales Numbers Released: Sony Overtakes Canon
October sales ranking from the six leading dealers in Japan has been released by Phileweb showing the Sony a7S III outsold both the Canon EOS R5 and R6 last month, but Canon still beat out Nikon in the DSLR category.
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Maserati says all of its cars will be hybrid or fully electric in five years
Over the next five years, Maserati plans to electrify its entire lineup — but, as Electrek points out, don’t expect to see the automaker announce a flood of battery-electric models just yet.
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This Guy Watercooled His Canon R5 and Unlocked Unlimited 8K
The Canon R5’s overheating time limit has been the subject of much discussion and controversy. Regardless of how or why the overheating happens, Matthew Perks over at DIY Perks has come up with an unusual mod that actually works to fix it: he watercooled his camera.
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iPhone 12 Pro Max camera: Why this pro photographer is super excited
As a professional photographer, I’ve been blown away by how the iPhone 11 Pro has been able to replace my DSLR on photo shoots.
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Darth Vader actor David Prowse has died at 85
David Prowse, the actor who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars films, has died, the Associated Press reported. He was 85. George Lucas asked Prowse to audition for Star Wars after seeing the 6-foot-6 actor in the 1971 Stanley Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange.
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Scientists might know why astronauts develop health problems in space
People are more likely to develop health issues with extended time in space, such as cardiovascular and sleep disruptions. But why? Scientists might have an idea. They’ve published research indicating that mitochondria, the energy-producing “powerhouses” of cells, may play a key role.
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Review: Sony A7R IV (The Pound for Pound Resolution King)
Earlier this summer, Sony announced its latest high-resolution flagship Full Frame Mirrorless camera, the Sony A7R IV, which was met with an overwhelmingly positive reception. At the heart of the Sony A7R IV is its brand new, 61MP, backside-illuminated sensor.
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Jaw-dropping visions in the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards
Inarguably one of the most spectacular photo contests around, the International Landscape Photographer of the Year has again delivered a truly awe-inspiring selection of highlights in its seventh year.
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400 years on, the Pilgrims get a reality check
The good people of Plymouth, Massachusetts, had big plans for 2020, the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival in New England.
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Scientists find neutrinos from star fusion for the first time
Researchers have effectively confirmed one of the most important theories in star physics. NBC News reports that a team at the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics has detected neutrinos traced back to star fusion for the first time.
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Germany’s national rail operator will experiment with hydrogen trains
Germany’s national rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) has announced that it’s developing a hydrogen-powered train with an eye to replacing diesel trains, CNBC has reported.
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11 Ways to Overcome Creative Blocks as a Photographer
Creative blocks can happen to everyone, including us photographers. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to combat that dreaded phenomenon.
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Comcast to raise internet and TV prices nationwide next year
If you’re a Comcast TV and internet user, prepare for price hikes. The company is planning to increase the prices of a variety of services starting January 1st, 2021, according to Ars Technica and a document detailing the various price increases being shared on Reddit.
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Satellite images show online shopping’s growing footprint
You might not see it each time you make a purchase, but online shopping takes up a lot of space in the real world.
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7 Rules & Techniques Of Composition For Photographers
As a photographer, it’s important to understand the rules and techniques of composition. Whether you already know them or not, brushing up on the basics can help give new life to your photography.
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Lightroom Color Grading: An Easy Way to Supercharge Your Photos
The October 2020 update to Lightroom Classic introduced a feature called Color Grading, which puts an advanced color-correction tool in the hands of everyone who uses Lightroom. For newcomers who have never tried this technique, it can feel a bit overwhelming.
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Amazon renews The Expanse for a sixth and final season
The Expanse will come to a (second) end after its sixth season, Amazon Studios announced today. The news arrives ahead of the show’s fifth season premiere.
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Amazon and the US government team up to thwart online counterfeits
Amazon is following through on its reported plans to work with officials in its fight against counterfeits.
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The Verge’s Guide to Black Friday 2020
If you’re looking for something to do while recovering from your Thanksgiving meal — whether you’ve enjoyed it with family or ate it while zooming with friends — something to enjoy are this year’s biggest shopping events: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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Microsoft hints at turning Xbox into an app for your TV
Microsoft is in the early phases of rolling out its xCloud streaming service on mobile devices, but TVs are the next logical step. In an interview with The Verge, Xbox chief Phil Spencer has revealed we’ll likely see an Xbox app appear on smart TVs over the next year.
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