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NASA gives details on what camera hardware hides under the crazy looking photo rigs astronauts use

NASA gives details on what camera hardware hides under the crazy looking photo rigs astronauts use

We have talked about some of the high-end camera gear that astronauts take into space with them for shooting photos. The last time I mentioned cameras in space was when an Italian astronaut had to let a bunch of his camera gear burn up on re-entry. I thought that none of the camera gear came back to earth once it went into space, but apparently, some of NASAs gear does.

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LensRentals builds a chess set out of DSLR lenses

LensRentals builds a chess set out of DSLR lenses

Anyone that has a DSLR knows that the lenses of the cameras are very expensive. Especially when you get into the higher end of the lens spectrum. There are two major factions in the DSLR market with those that prefer Canon and those that lean towards Nikon. A couple bored warehouse schleps over at LensRentlas found themselves in a new warehouse with nothing but lenses and a few boxes of tiles.

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Lensbaby unveils new Portrait Kit and Ultimate Portrait Kit

Lensbaby unveils new Portrait Kit and Ultimate Portrait Kit

Lensbaby makes some really interesting lenses for DSLR users that will let you make some very interesting photos. We have talked about the company in the past and the last time we mentioned Lensbaby was when it unveiled the Composer Pro. Lensbaby is back with some new kits that will let photographers have more artistic control over their portrait shoots.

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Leaked Sony A77 pics with battery grip are the real deal

Leaked Sony A77 pics with battery grip are the real deal

About this time last month, we saw some leaked photos of the coming Sony DSLRs dubbed the A77 and the A65. Those photos were a bit blurry and it was hard to tell the scale of the cameras for me. Some new leaked shots have now surfaced and the camera appears to be enormous. The photos you see here are the big boy A77 packing its battery grip. If you have eyes on buying this camera, you might need to start your workouts now.

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LockCircle is the ultimate Canon DSLR body cap

LockCircle is the ultimate Canon DSLR body cap

If you have a DSLR camera from Canon, you are familiar with the body cap that is made from plastic and goes onto the body of the camera to keep dust out of the sensor when you store it with no lens. Anyone that has tried to put that cap on or take it off when shooting in the cold where you have to wear gloves will know how big a pain putting that cap on and off can be. You may just be the sort that thinks your camera costing hundreds (or thousands) of dollars might need a cap that is made of more robust materials.

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Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/.8G Announced As New Affordable Macro Lens

Nikon AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/.8G Announced As New Affordable Macro Lens

Nikon announced a new lightweight and affordable macro lens for DX-format shooters called the AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G lens. The new glass is versatile and ideal for extreme close-ups as well as general portraiture and HD movies with stunning sharpness and flattering bokeh.

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iPhone 4 Turns Into A DSLR With New Photojojo Case

iPhone 4 Turns Into A DSLR With New Photojojo Case

Photojojo always comes up with some fun gadgets and accessories for photography enthusiasts and this time they've managed to produce a case that will turn your iPhone 4 into a DSLR camera. The new case is simply called the iPhone SLR Mount and allows you to attach any of your Canon or Nikon SLR lenses.

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First photo of production Sony Alpha A77 and A65 DSLRs surface

First photo of production Sony Alpha A77 and A65 DSLRs surface

The first photo of two new production Sony DSLR cameras has been posted up. The image you see below has both the Sony A77 and A65 digital cameras that were planned originally for a July unveil. The announcement was pushed until August after the Japanese disasters a few months back. The Sony A77 is said to be the new top of the line for APS-C models and will replace the A700.

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Canon EOS Rebel T3 Lens Kits Now Available In Three Exclusive Colors

Canon EOS Rebel T3 Lens Kits Now Available In Three Exclusive Colors

If you've been looking around for a powerful entry-level digital SLR camera then you've probably come across the Canon EOS Rebel T3 at some point. It's priced and featured to be a great choice for beginners as well as for budget-conscious enthusiasts. And today, it gets three new body colors to really make it stand out from the rest.

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Sony Alpha A35: 16.2MP continuous-autofocus DSLR

Sony Alpha A35: 16.2MP continuous-autofocus DSLR

Sony's NEX-C3 isn't the company's only new camera today; there's also the Sony α35, a 16.2-megapixel DSLR replacing the A33. Using the same Exmor APS HD CMOS as the C3, the A35 can shoot 1080i HD AVCHD movies and up to ISO12800 shots, using its full-time, continuous autofocus system thanks to Sony's translucent mirror technology.

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Camera Lens Cap Holder will keep you from losing your lens cap

Camera Lens Cap Holder will keep you from losing your lens cap

I use a Nikon DSLR most of the time when I am shooting photos. The thing I always seem to misplace is the lens cap. I have had it fall out of my pocket several times while moving around taking photos and my wife always lays it somewhere when she uses the camera and can't find it later. I have spent much more time than I ever wanted to searching for my lens cap. A cool new product has landed on Kickstarter that will prevent lost lens caps if it gets the needed funds.

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Sony NEX C3 Camera, First Images Leaked

Sony NEX C3 Camera, First Images Leaked

A few images have been uncovered today of the Sony NEX-C3, the likely successor to the discontinued Sony NEX-3. The NEX-C3 will have Sony’s E-mount lens system so that you can use DSLR lenses and is reported to have the same 16.2-megapixel sensor that is used in the Sony A55 DSLR. The NEX-C3 comes with a new external flash, HD video recording capability, and unique tilt LCD screen on the back.

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