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New Firmware Brings CFExpress Support to the Nikon Z6 and Z7

New Firmware Brings CFExpress Support to the Nikon Z6 and Z7

A new firmware update is available for the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 digital cameras. Changes from “C” Firmware version v2.10 to v2.20 (Nikon Z 6 & amp; Z 7) Added support for Sony CFexpress type B memory cards. For information about the license for the open-source software included in the NVM Express driver of the camera, see “BSD…

Firmware Update v2.10 for the Nikon Z6 and Z7

Firmware Update v2.10 for the Nikon Z6 and Z7

It looks like the primary change is compatibility with the new Z-mount DX lenses, with optical VR, mainly intended for the new Z50. But that is still a bit of a priority. So far no Z-mount FX lens has optical VR. There are a bunch of other changes, but compatibility with CFexpress cards is not included. That will have to…

Luminar 4 Has Been Released!

Luminar 4 Has Been Released!

The people over at Skylum spent years developing unique AI-powered technologies to let you replace the sky in a single click, make incredible portraits faster with Luminar 4, focus on the results instead of the process, and truly enjoy the time you spend editing images. Reasons to go for Luminar 4? 1. This is the lowest price you’ll ever be…

What’s in my camerabag? I got featured on Shotkit!

What’s in my camerabag? I got featured on Shotkit!

I’ve always been interested in checking out what other photographers use to get the job done photography wise. A long time ago I came across a website called Shotkit.com where you can have a peak inside the camera bag of the world’s best photographers, but it also contains gear reviews, business advice and inspirational articles. So getting the possibility to…

Get Creative with a Lensball

Get Creative with a Lensball

For those photographers that have been living under a rock for the last 10 years this is something you have to have in your Camera Shotkit (camerabag) a Lensball. So what is it? Will it be able to tell the future? No none of the above, the Lensball is aimed at photographers that want to get creative. As the Lensball…

Tether Tools USB 2.0 to Micro-B 5-Pin and JerkStopper Review

Tether Tools USB 2.0 to Micro-B 5-Pin and JerkStopper Review

Today I am taking a look at the TetherPro USB 2.0 to Micro-B 5-Pin from Tether Tools. Ever tried to shoot in a studio environment while your client is constantly wanting to see the results while your shooting? If you are not shooting tethered then this could be a problem seeing you will have your client breathing in your neck…

Sigma CEO Talks about Art Lenses, Sony and more…

Sigma CEO Talks about Art Lenses, Sony and more…

In a interview done by Sigma Canada with Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Kazuto Yamaki said again that they will making Sigma lenses for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras and FE mount mirrorless cameras. He didn’t say anything about whether new Sigma FE lenses will have new designs or same old design as Canon/Nikon mount lenses. Checkout the full interview here: Now…

macOS High Sierra ‘root’ security issue Fix

macOS High Sierra ‘root’ security issue Fix

On Tuesday, a macOS 10.13.1 security issue was revealed—a flaw that allows root access to a Mac without the need for a password. Developer Lemi Orhan Ergin tweeted that anyone can log into a Mac by entering the user name root without a password. The first time you try to login, it won’t work. But if you try it again,…

Free Lightroom Preset Pack 2017

Free Lightroom Preset Pack 2017

Any photographer thats wants to speed up their post processing workflow can do so using presets in Lightroom. Over time I started using presets more an more as a filler. By filler I mean that I use a preset in lightroom to get the basics out of the way while post processing. Once a preset is applied the real work…

LEXAR To Be Discontinued, No More LEXAR Cards By Micron

Today Micron announced that it is ending its Lexar removable storage business. They are trying to sell off that part of the business now. It may be that Sandisk, Sony, Transcend or even Toshiba might be picking up the business and we will continue to have Lexar memory cards available to photographers. The reasoning given for the change in the…