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Smart Photography November 2020

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India's leading photography magazine, Smart Photography brings you the latest updates in the world of photography every month. The magazine has a rich readership that include both amateur and professional photographers and the ever-growing community of photography enthusiasts. To cater to such broad readership, Smart Photography leverages on original content in the form of news, equipment reviews, tutorials, Photoshop techniques, interviews of photographers, technical features, and portfolio of photographers.

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Next Gen Publishing Limited
6 Issues

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1 min.

The festive season is now in full swing and the pandemic is showing signs of a decline. This is the best news of the last six months. On the imaging side, the new introductions in the market are mouth watering. Canon’s EOS R5 and R6, Fujifilm’s X-T 4, Nikon’s Z5, Z50, Z6II and Z7II, Panasonic’s S5 and Sony’s A7SIII have taken the market by storm. If you need a lens, Tamron has had a flurry of quality launches. Let’s hope that the depression and lethargy of the last few months is behind us and let’s get ready to do what we love the most viz. taking pictures. Happy Diwali!…

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here’s what makes us #1

WE ARE GLUED TO THE GLOBAL IMAGING INDUSTRY Our team is updated with all the benchmarks and road blocks that the field of photography and imaging across the globe experiences. This helps us record the changes in the global perspective, thus making us the first to predict which products will be a rage in the Indian markets. WE’RE IMPARTIAL Loyalty towards our readers is a given, and their best interests are always on our mind. Every verdict is honest and not influenced by advertisers or personal favourites. So when we say a product is a ‘BEST BUY’, then, it is just that! OUR TESTS ARE CONDUCTED BY EXPERTS All equipment go through a series of tests at the hands of our experts. Our reviewers are experts in the field of photography across the country and have…

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Write to us at: Smart Photography, Next Gen Publishing Pvt. Ltd., 105-106, Trade World, B-Wing, 1st Floor, Kamala Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (W), Mumbai - 400 013 E-mail: sp@nextgenpublishing.net A breath of fresh air Dear SP, It is very refreshing to open the magazine every month and see such beautiful pictures. The past few months have trapped us all inside the 4 walls adorning our houses, filling us with a sense of dullness and gloom, filling our heads with negative thoughts. Amidst that, it is important that we all hold on to something we like doing, or something that we find beautiful. The magazine has been acting like a breath of fresh air for me. I look forward to reading the next month’s issue. Regards, Naman Singh Beautiful Dear Team SP, I extremely enjoyed the October…

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nikon unveils new z series cameras

Nikon has unveiled the next chapter of the Z series with the arrival of two new full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z 7II and Z 6II. The Z 7II features a 45.7MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor with an ISO range from ISO 64 to 25,600. It comes with up to 10 fps maximum shooting speed at full resolution and its 493 on-sensor phase-detect autofocus points cover 90 percent of the frame. For both models, 10-bit output to an external recorder with N-Log is possible as well as the capture of new HDR (HLG) video and output in 12-bit ProRes Raw with the optional upgrade. On the other hand, the Z 6II is capable of recording 4K UHD video quality with full pixel readout, which is planned to be available in February 2021 via a…

1 min.
canon launches powershot zoom

Canon has launched the PowerShot Zoom, the company’s first telephoto monocular. The lightweight telephoto monocular sports 100 mm, 400 mm and 800 mm telephoto viewing capability with a one-touch switch, and is equipped with an instant zoom capability to help users view distant subjects. Additionally, the monocular can capture images and videos to a micro SD card and by pairing it with a compatible smart device along with the Canon Camera Connect app, these files can easily be downloaded. In addition to its zoom capability, compact size and ability to pair with compatible smartphones, the PowerShot Zoom also features auto focus when viewing through the electronic viewfinder (EVF) and recording images and video with face tracking, Optical Image Stabilisation, a 39 inch 2.36 million dots EVF, 12-megapixel still-image capture, full HD…

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fujifilm launches x-s10 camera

Fujifilm has announced the launch of X-S10, the newest addition to the X Series family of compact and mirrorless APS-C digital cameras. The X-S10 delivers up to 6.0-stops of five-axis image stabilisation. It is Fujifilm’s first mid-range X Series camera to use a motion sensor retention mechanism. The camera features a magnesium- alloy grip and a magnesium-alloy front and top-plate. It is equipped with key features such as high-speed AF and AF-tracking performance and In-Body Image Stabilisation (IBIS). It features 18 Film Simulation Modes, including ETERNA Bleach Bypass, which creates a desaturated high-contrast look and an updated AUTO / SP (Scene Position) mode that automatically adjusts shooting settings. The X-S10 comes with a high-speed AF and AF-tracking performance with the X-TransTM CMOS 4 sensor’s 2.16 million phase detection pixels and X-Processor 4. It offers…