Nikon Black Friday Sale E-Flyer

 By Evelyn Drake

For Black Friday weekend from Nov. 25th-28th, we are offering huge savings on a variety of Nikon products from DSLRs and lenses, to compact cameras, and more. You can save $500 on a Nikon D810, or save $200 on an entry level  DSLR kit which includes two Nikkor lenses and a variety of must-have accessories.

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The Great JPEG Shootout! (Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, iPhone, Pentax, Olympus, Panasonic)

 By Chris Niccolls

Everyone loves to talk about the quality of different camera manufacturer’s color and straight out of camera JPEGs. We decided to do a blind(ish) test, to see which images photographer’s really preferred in a variety of situations. Which camera’s SOOC images are really the ones to beat? Watch as Chris Niccolls investigates!

Special thanks to Resolve Photo ( and everyone who participated in our tests!

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Anthony Hernandez

 By John Veldhoen

I’ve had some exposure to some issues in translation around a Greek word, and a cognate, for theatre: Theaomai, which is the verb, and root, meaning to look upon, to see, or gaze (a word that deserves recuperation), and theatron, which is the noun, for the building set aside for the activity. It is interesting to me that writers have in the past thought of gazing at a spectacle in terms of dependence, conjuring up that the truth of viewing may be nothing less than the consumption and negation of those same images. I don’t believe this, and think it is far south from being true, and is to do with a desire to falsely pair art and politics.

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Nikon KeyMission 360 Field Test

 By Jordan Drake

The Ricoh Theta was the first 360-degree camera I ever dabbled with, and I distinctly remember both having a great time manipulating the still photos and being hugely disappointed with the poor video quality.  Since that time, I’ve seen endless announcements of new 360 cameras, but haven’t gotten my hands on one until I received the new Nikon KeyMission 360. Not only does this camera boast hugely improved specs over the Ricoh Theta S, but it comes in a shorter, waterproof, ruggedized housing!

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