Archive for December 2016

Canon EOS M5 First Shots: Does their most advanced mirrorless model earn high marks for image quality?

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2016/12/30/canon-eos-m5-review-first-shots

 

 

Canon was rather slow out the gate to enter the mirrorless camera market, but they now have a range of models, from the entry-level EOS M10 to the enthusiast-level EOS M5, which only just made its debut at this year's Photokina tradeshow. We've finally received our review copy of the new Canon EOS M5, and as usual, we immediately sent it down to our lab for testing. We now have our standard First Shots set of lab sample images ready for your review!

Though the Canon EOS M5 shares a number of specs with the earlier…

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Sony A99 II Field Test Part I: The new flagship A-mount camera’s high-resolution sensor shines

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2016/12/29/sony-a99-ii-field-test-part-i

 

 

Sony's first full-frame A-mount camera since the original A99 in 2012, the Sony A99 Mark II, has arrived. We already have lab samples available for your viewing as well as some real-world shots from a Sony event in November, and we have now published our first Field Test for the new pro-level camera.

In Part I of the Field Test, the A99 II braves the Maine cold and tackles a variety of landscape situations. It impressed us greatly with its superb resolving capabilities, thanks to its 42.4-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor….

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Still going strong in Milan: Italian technician has been repairing analog cameras for nearly 60 years

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2016/12/28/still-going-strong-in-milan-italian-camera-technician-video

 

 

Gian Luigi Carminati has spent the vast majority of his 76 years repairing cameras in a small Milan workshop. His incredible technical skills are on display in the video below, directed by David Drills.

Over the course of Carminati’s career, he has seen photography change dramatically. When he started, he says that “35mm was all the rage.” As he continued to work on cameras, which were all film for a long time, of course, the digital age came and Carminati feared that his career would be ending. His workshop remains open,…

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First contact: Brazilian photographer photographs uncontacted tribe in the Amazon from the air

http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2016/12/28/first-contact-brazilian-photographer-photographs-uncontacted-tribe

 

 

Brazilian photographer Ricardo Stuckert recently had an experience that is exceedingly rare in the modern world, the chance to view an uncontacted tribe of people. While in a helicopter trip to photograph a “contacted” tribe in the Amazon, a rainstorm caused the helicopter to take a detour.

It was on this detour over the Brazilian state of Acre, an area with strict anti-logging laws that can help preserve the way of life for Amazonian tribes which have seen their homes destroyed in much of the rainforest, that Stuckert saw a…

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Successful Endodontic Treatment Supported by a Dental Microscope

http://www.leica-microsystems.com/science-lab/surgical-microscopy/successful-endodontic-treatment-supported-by-a-dental-microscope/

In endodontics, accurate treatment is not only dependent on the technical skills and knowledge of the dentist, but also on clear, detailed visualization of the surgical field. As the outcome of an endodontic therapy is influenced by many factors that are not visible to the naked eye – e.g. additional root canals or anatomical variations – the high magnification and illumination provided by a dental microscope has become indispensable for both diagnosis and therapy. Today, it is widely agreed that the use of dental microscopes has helped to extend endodontic treatment potential.

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