Photo hacks: turn a cardboard box into a speedlight softbox | Digital Camera World

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Looking for things to keep you busy  at home? This DIY photo hack is a great way of creating a new photo accessory for next to nothing, with things that you hopefully already have to hand. Follow our guide to building a your own softbox, and watch the video above.

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CES 2020: what cameras to expect at the technology trade megashow | Digital Camera World

The world’s premier technology show will play host to all manner of new cameras and photography kit – By James Artaius

CES 2020

As if 2020 didn’t already have enough futuristic connotations, CES 2020 is now upon us. The first technology trade show of 2020 will take place in Las Vegas next week, from 07-10 January, and should have some incredible innovations in store for cameraphiles.

CES 2020 – or the Consumer Electronics Show, to give its full and former name – is the annual technology supershow where the biggest names in the electronics industry unveil their latest cutting-edge products. It’s the place where major new products are shown for the first time, and has increasingly become an important date on the calendar for the photographic industry.

The event made its debut in 1967 with both summer and winter shows, but since 1998 it has exclusively been a once-a-year winter wonderland for the latest tech, welcoming over 175,000 visitors last year.

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We choose our favorite new photography books from 2019 | Digital Camera World

Best Photobooks 2019
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By Niall Hampton

It has been another great year for books about photography. Here are our top picks, which are available to buy right now.

From much-needed retrospectives of the work of feted photographers to impressive and thorough overviews of specialist photographic genres, and more besides, some compelling new photography books have been published this year.

We may be deeply immersed in the digital age, but there really is no substitute for the enjoyment to be had from devouring a book of photographs, especially when they are lovingly reproduced on quality paper and accompanied by informative and inspirational text.

The titles that have made our pick of 2019’s books on photography all fall into that bracket. So whether you’re a fan of astrophotography, landscapes or street photography, or perhaps the world’s most iconic camera brand, you’ll find something of interest in the following selection…

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What happened in 2019 – the year in cameras | Digital Camera World – By James Artaius

2019 saw the highest-resolution full-frame and APS-C sensors, medium format go mainstream, and 9 new pro cameras

For all the exciting new kit and technological innovations it ushered in, it’s difficult to look at 2019 without feeling a bit of a pit in the stomach. The year started off with the starkest of prognostications, as Canon CEO Fujio Mitarai warned in January that the camera market would continue to contract for two years – and would ultimately shrink by as much as 50%, primarily due to the erosion caused by smartphone use.Things only appeared bleaker in February, with the annual report by LensVid noting tha

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Canon EOS RS specs leaked? 80MP, dual SD cards, new joystick | Digital Camera World

Canon EOS RS

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Purported details leak of a prototype 80MP Canon EOS R – is this the high-resolution Canon EOS RS?

There’s always more gossip about the Canon EOS R than your average professional football player, and the latest gossip is juicier than usual: specs have been leaked of a purported prototype of a high-res version of the camera, which may materialize as the Canon EOS RS.

The new camera will reportedly feature an 80MP sensor, dual SD card, a larger LCD screen, a new joystick design and potentially a tilting electronic viewfinder, among other additions.

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