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The Kindle Paperwhite is ready for the bath

Sometimes you just want to read a book. Or maybe all the books. That's the promise of the Kindle line. Access to thousands of books in a form factor that's mobile and won't distract you with a litany of notifications about the world being on fire or...

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 Camera Features 30x Zoom, 18.2 Megapixels, 10fps Burst Shooting

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 is the world's smallest camera with a 30x, 24-720mm zoom lens. The WX800 also has Fast Intelligent AF and responsive Eye AF to help capture even distant subjects beautifully, while built-in Wi-Fi/NFC makes sharing easy. There's an 18.2 million pixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, 180-degree tilting touch-panel LCD screen, BIONZ X processor, 10fps continuous shooting and 4K (3840 x 2160) video recording. The WX800 measures 101.6 mm x 58.1 mm x 35.5 mm and weighs 233g with the battery and memory card fitted. The Sony WX800 will be available in black or white.

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Sony Cyber-shot HX99 and HX95 Travel-zoom Cameras

The Sony Cyber-shot HX99 and HX95 are the World’s smallest travel high zoom cameras with 4K movie capability and an upgraded image processor. Both models offer a truly versatile zoom range from 24mm at the wide end up to 720mm super-telephoto, 4K video with full pixel readout and no pixel binning, and the latest BIONZ X image processing engine. The new Sony Cyber-shot HX99 and HX95 will ship in Europe from October 2018, priced at £450 and €520 in Ireland for HX99 and £430 and €500 in Ireland for HX95. Update: The Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Travel Zoom camera will also be available in the USA in early November for $449.99 USD ($599.99 CAD).

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84.5mm MID-HARD Graduation Camera Filters

84.5mm's new MID-HARD Graduation camera filters are intended mainly for outdoor photography with straighter lines. These new filters are available now in all filter sizes, fully compatible with holders of P type square filters (width 84-85mm) and XL type square filters (width 100mm).

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 (Rumour)

The Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens is due to be released in 2019, according to Japanese rumour site Nokishita . Sporting an APO Sonnar lens design, the Otus 100mm has a filter size of 86mm and an aperture range of f/1.4-f/16. It will be available in Nikon F and Canon EF mounts.

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Testing the Canon EOS R’s Autofocusing

One of the key selling points of the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera is its backwards compatibility with Canon's vast range of EF lenses - 130 million produced so far and counting - not to mention 3rd-party lenses from the likes of Sigma and Tamron. This backwards compatibility is made possible by the new Canon EF-EOS R mount adapter. So we've tested out the autofocusing system of the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera, firstly with the RF 24-105mm f/4 kit lens and then with a wide variety of EF lenses.

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Photography Blog Launches on Instagram!

We have just launched our brand new Instagram account, which joins our popular Facebook (15K followers) and Twitter (12K followers) accounts. You can now keep up to date with Photography Blog and the wonderful world of photography on your favorite social network, or by visiting our website . We''ll be regularly updating our Instagram account, sometimes with exclusive content, so follow us on Instagram and help spread what we do with more people.

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​Adobe DNG Converter 11.0 Supports EOS R, X-T3, and Z 7

Adobe DNG Converter 11.0 adds support for the following cameras: Canon Canon EOS R (pictured) Fujifilm Fujifilm X-T3 Nikon Nikon COOLPIX P1000 Nikon Z 7 Panasonic Panasonic LUMIX DC-LX100 II The Adobe DNG Converter is a free utility that enables you to easily convert camera-specific raw files from more than 600 cameras to the more universal DNG raw format.

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Skylum Adds AI Sky Enhancer to Luminar

Skylum is adding an AI Sky Enhancer, a new and highly advanced AI filter, to Luminar. AI Sky Enhancer is a new filter developed in the company’s AI Lab to add depth, definition, and detail to the sky without creating artifacts or affecting other aspects of the image, including permeable objects like bridges and trees where sky is intertwined. The new filter will be available as a free update to all Luminar 2018 users in November.

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Preserve Your Memories with the Kodak Digitizing Box

The Kodak Digitizing Box brings a modern version of Kodak’s yellow envelope back to customer door steps. A box is shipped to the customer and they place inside of it the media they want to be converted. The media is mailed back in a pre-paid, pre-addressed box. The Kodak Digitizing Box offers four options of service, with 19 types of media available for conversion to digital, including, VHS tapes, Reel to Reel audio tape, Super 8 Film, 35mm slides and picture negatives.

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Features Four Rear Cameras

The Samsung Galaxy A9 smartphone debuts the world’s first rear quad camera. The Galaxy A9 has a 24MP Main Lens, a 2x Optical Zoom lens, an Ultra Wide Lens, and a Depth Lens. The Galaxy A9 will be available in the UK from November priced at £549.

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