Google Updates Camera App to Include Lens Blur Tool for Glorious Bokeh

Google Updates Camera App to Include Lens Blur Tool for Glorious Bokeh

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Considering that Instagram had the tilt-shift ability for a while, it’s pretty nice that now Google has updated their main camera app to include the new lens blur tool–meant to simulate the look of bokeh. According to their research blog, their inspiration came from the bokeh that an SLR can deliver. Of course though, one should NEVER think that the digital bokeh simulated by Google can outdo…

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Canon Launches White EOS Rebel SL1 + 18-55mm Kit Lens on European Markets

Canon Launches White EOS Rebel SL1 + 18-55mm Kit Lens on European Markets

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After the recent sensor debacle–as a reminder, two Canon cameras in a row scored poorlyin DxOMark’s sensor tests–it appears that the brilliant marketing geniuses over at Canon World Headquarters decided that it was time for a new approach at winning new customers. Looking into the history books, they must’ve found a reference on Leica somewhere, more precisely on how Leica effectively…

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DxOMark Tests the Panasonic 15mm f1.7 Summilux Lens With Mixed Results

DxOMark Tests the Panasonic 15mm f1.7 Summilux Lens With Mixed Results

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The Panasonic/Leica DG Summilux 15mm f1.7 lens for Micro Four Thirds was only announced very recently, but DxOMarkhas apparently already gotten their hands on a copy of the lens. According to the tests that the company announced today, the sharpness of this lens beats the pants off of Olympus’s 17mm f1.8 and Sigma’s 19mm f2.8 Art lens. Additionally, it shows less chromatic aberration than the…

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Watch These Mountain Bikers Barrel Down a Rocky Track on a Narrow Ridge

Watch These Mountain Bikers Barrel Down a Rocky Track on a Narrow Ridge

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The GoPro video we featured two days ago of snowboarder Xavier de la Rue rappelling a rocky cliff and then snowboarding down the mountain is nothing compared to this one we’re featuring today. Watch in the first person POV as this extreme mountain biker barrels down what could possibly be the most insane mountain bike path in the world!

The track is a rocky path on a narrow ridge near Zion…

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ONA Releases Even More Products To Make You Drool

ONA Releases Even More Products To Make You Drool

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ONA has been on a roll with lots of beautiful products and releases as of late. And today, they’ve got even more that they’re showing off. Four new products were announced in the form of the Astoria, Capri, Leather Capri and the Leather Presido strap. The bags are oriented towards the city dweller that wants to have something stylish. They are set to launch and be available in the ONA storetoday.

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Fujifilm Gives the X100/X100s Extra Reach with the New TCL-X100 1.4x Teleconverter

Fujifilm Gives the X100/X100s Extra Reach with the New TCL-X100 1.4x Teleconverter

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After making a behind glass appearance at the CP+ trade show, Fujifilm has finally announced the TCL-X100, a 1.4x teleconverter for the X100 and X100S. The new screw on piece of glass turns the X100 and X100s’ fixed 23mm f2 lens into a 50mm lens perfect for street shooting and candids.

The new attachment essentially sits in front of the prime lens to extend its focal length from an equivalent…

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We’ve Updated Our Sigma Prime Lens Guide: 50mm f1.4 Art Now Included

When we got the new 50mm in, we played with the lens a whole lot: we posted 

We’ve Updated Our Sigma Prime Lens Guide: 50mm f1.4 Art Now Included

When we got the new 50mm in, we played with the lens a whole lot: we posted