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Photographer Hugo Rodriguez has created a “new generation” of color chart called the HR-1 SuperChroma that blows your ColorChecker out of the water. Using 999 evenly distributed color patches, Rodriguez claims his chart can produce more accurate results than anything else on the market today. We first heard about the HR-1 SuperChroma in February, when
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In an attempt to help its customers stay “inspired, engaged, and growing” during the worldwide coronavirus lockdowns currently in place, Nikon USA has made its entire Nikon School Online curriculum free for the month of April. “Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators
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The United Nations has published a “global call to creatives” from around the world—photographers, filmmakers, artists, and beyond—asking them to submit engaging content that can help in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The open brief, initially published through Google Docs, is asking creatives to use their art to help spread awareness and education that
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Phase One Industrial just unveiled a monstrous 280MP aerial camera system that, according to the company, “redefines large format aerial imaging.” It’s also described as “affordable,” weighing in at just $455,000 for the full solution. Before sticker shock sets in, it’s worth pointing out that this is affordable … relatively speaking. Industrial large format aerial
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US drone maker Draganfly—one of DJI’s major competitors in the commercial camera drone space—is working with the Australian Department of Defense and University of South Australia to deploy special “pandemic drones” that can detect coughing, sneezing, respiratory rate, and even fever from a distance. These autonomous drones are part of something called the Vital Intelligence
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Less than 24 hours after Nikon USA announced the temporary closure of all repair service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canon USA has (mostly) followed suit by shutting down its service centers in New Jersey, California, Illinois and Hawaii “until further notice.” In an announcement posted to the Canon repair site yesterday, the company
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Canon USA has jumped into the battle against the novel coronavirus, announcing that the company’s medical division (Canon Medical Systems Corporation) has started “development of a rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus.” Almost every major camera maker has a medical division, and as the imaging divisions grind to a halt, the medical businesses
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After announcing that the publication would be closing down last October, photo industry mainstay Imaging Resource revealed today that they have been acquired by Madavor Media: the publisher of Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo Magazine, and others. Etchells’ announcement of the acquisition was ebullient, expressing much gratitude at have found the right “home”
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The prestigious World Press Photo competition has been plagued by several controversies in recent years, and it looks like this year’s contest is no different. A nominated photographer is being accused of plagiarism by an Iranian photographer who believes her personal project was “hijacked.” Independent documentary photographer Kaveh Rostamkhani brought the controversy to light this
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