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Use SLR and digital cameras as a webcam (Nikon, Canon, Sony and more)

Whether in the home office, video chatting with family, on the Discord server or streaming on Twitch - you often need a good webcam. How nice that you can use the SLR or digital camera as a webcam. Various manufacturers offer appropriate drivers and apps so that you can use the photo and video cameras on the Apple Mac and Windows...

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XQD cards and card readers at a glance

XQD is a memory card standard introduced by Sony in 2011. XQD cards are said to be better than SD memory cards due to their robust construction, fast PCI data exchange and other advantages, especially in the professional sector. The use in professional digital cameras and camcorders enables a safe and fast storage of serial images as well as 4K video recordings with 60 fps. Below you will find XQD memory cards and...

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Telephoto lens Tamron 70-200 mm G2

Tamron 70-200 mm f2.8 G2 (SP series, Di VC, USD) Telezoom for Nikon and Canon

With the SP 70-200 mm G2, Tamron has further developed its proven A009 model, which has been highly praised by customers, and has given the telephoto lens improvements across the board. According to Tamron, both the optical performance and the VC image stabilizer have been improved, as well as the speed and accuracy of the autofocus. Photographers who like to get closer will also…

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Nikkor Z lenses for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 system cameras

The two system cameras Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 received a lot of praise from photographers in tests. The image quality, which is supported by the high resolution of 7 megapixels in the Nikon Z46, is rated just as positively as the features and handling of the individual controls. One sticking point with new cameras, however, is...

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The original from Nikon has the model number EN-EL14a or EN-EL14. It is used by Nikon in numerous camera models (Photo: Nikon).

Nikon EN-EL14a battery and inexpensive but good alternatives

As a rule, sooner or later you will need a second or third battery with every digital camera so that you can still take pictures when the first battery is empty. Especially with long exposures, this may happen faster than expected. The Nikon EN-EL14a is a lithium-ion battery that Nikon uses in various camera models. It has material code VFB11408...

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CamRanger with cover

CamRanger: comfortable remote release with DSLR from Nikon and Canon

The small restriction first: Unfortunately, the device presented here only works with Nikon or Canon DSLR cameras. If you prefer to take photos with your Hasselblad, you can click away now. But it works very well with best selling models like Canon 600D, 700D, 1100D,, 5D Mark II and Mark II, Nikon D3100, D5100, D7100 and others. A complete list of…

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Nikon D800

Lenses for the Nikon D800 - which are recommended?

The new Nikon D800 has recently been on the market and shows that it is not only a pixel monster but also a technically mature camera with very good operation and great possibilities for professional photographers. However, there is a problem that flared up immediately after the announcement of the size of the image sensor and its 36 megapixels: Which ...

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Nikon EN-EL15 battery

Nikon EN-EL15 battery and inexpensive alternatives

You can actually assume that you need a spare battery for every digital camera, because on the one hand these batteries are quite cheap and on the other hand there is nothing more annoying than a great DSLR camera that is not ready for use because the battery is empty. Now you may be divided on whether you prefer to use an original battery ...

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