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This week’s Phottix Weekly Photo is an intense but simple shot which has captured the very heart of the subject, and comes from flickr’s Nathan Oxley . How was it shot?

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Samsung hot pink mirrorless camera. Image sourced from mashable.

Samsung hot pink mirrorless camera. Image sourced from mashable.

Yesterday Sony Alpha Rumors reported Sony had fulfilled one of their long held ambitions and managed to pip past Canon in sales figures, well only in Korea but it’s a start. This could be seen as an validation in the strategic value of mirrorless cameras especially in the fight back against smart phones, and yet as far back as August mirrorless cameras were responsible for gloomy news over at Nikon when the company was forced to cut profit forecasts after under performance by their mirrorless section. [click to continue…]

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Leaked Pentax Z

Leaked Pentax Z

An official announcement from Pentax detailing their new 645Z is expected later today. However, the cat is mostly out of the bag after some pretty exciting specs were leaked across various photog websites over the weekend. The pre-release leaks have left fans being able to guess the likely content of Pentax’s announcement and the camera’s capabilities.

Sporting the MF CMOS  sensor, by Sony, Pentax has created a camera capable of both medium format and 4K video, but the BIG joy this camera brings to cash-strapped photographers everywhere is that the 645Z seems set to slip into the market well below the price of rivals.
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Weekly Photo: Elena

April 11, 2014

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This week’s Phottix Weekly Photo takes the phrase ‘bikini fit’ to another level, and comes from flickr’s Alexander Khardin . How was it shot?

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Signpost along the road to recovery.Our eyes were drawn to an article by Scott Daveley on PetaPixel about his experience of recovering photos from a corrupted memory card. In the process Daveley discovered a program that while helping him save his corrupted pictures also recovered photos from the card that he had previously deleted on his camera. However, we’ll leave speculation here as to why a photographer may find this a useful feature and instead focus on the less legally grey function of the program which is the file recovery process that Daveley undertook.

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