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New Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS USM, EF Tilt Shift Lenses & EOS M100 Just Announced

Canon has just announced a plethora of new gear. Four of which are lenses, a camera and a speedlite system for macro photography. The Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM, a 50mm, 900mm & 135mm Tilt Shift lenses with 1:2 Macro functionality and the new EOS M100 are sure to be very popular.

►  EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM:
►  TS-E 50mm f/2.8 Macro:
►  TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Macro:
►  TS-E 135mm f/4 Macro:
►  MT-26EX-RT Macro Speedlite:
►  EOS M100 Camera:

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Weekly Photo Blog With Joe - The Nikon D850 Has Been Officially Announced

The Nikon D850 has finally been officially announced. Nikon has been throwing out a good bit of hype about their new DSLR. But does it live up to their hype? In this video blog I talk about the Nikon D850 and ask my viewers what features they would like to see in the next version of Adobe Lightroom.

►  Nikon D850:
►  Luminar & Aurora HDR:

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Exploring Lightroom Retouching Techniques - Night Beats, Low Key Color

In this Lightroom CC tutorial, I show how I retouched one of my recent photos from my Night Beats photo session. This is a low key color photo tutorial that I demonstrate how to use dodge and burning and how using clarity can bring out texture detail in your images.

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Weekly Photo Blog With Joe - 2017 Solar Eclipse Tips, Aurora HDR for Windows & No Nikon D850 Yet!

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is quickly coming upon us. This event only occurs about 38 years or so for most people. So are you prepared? Are you looking for some tips to getting that once in a lifetime shot? Also it looks like MacPhun is close to releasing Aurora HDR for the PC, new version is said to have performance improvements, new features and even a new interface. Plus its coming for the Windows OS. Last topic, has anyone seen the Nikon D850 yet? It was rumored to be scheduled to be announced on Aug 16th, but no official word from Nikon as of the making of this video.

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More Nikon D850 Information - Specifications Look Pretty Solid So Far

More information has leaked on the all new Nikon D850 full frame DSLR. In this video we take a quick look at the rumored specifications and I give you my opinion on them.

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Saramonic SR-M3 Lightweight Directional Condenser Microphone - Review With Audio Samples

If you looking for an affordable shotgun microphone that sounds great, has many professional features and is built to last. Then the Saramonic SR-M3 Condenser Microphone may just be for you. This microphone can be mounted to your DSLR, Camcorder or mirror-less camera that has a 3.5mm mic jack and a open hot shoe. I have to say. After testing this mic out, it is now the recommended shotgun microphone that I will be suggesting to all my viewers and friends.

►  Saramonic SR-M3 Directional Condenser Mic:

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Weekly Photo Blog With Joe - Nikon D850 Specs, Project Nimbus & More Bowens In The News

More Nikon D850 specifications have come to light, so is this a revolutionary camera as Nikon claims? Or is it just a bunch of hype? Also looks like we found out why Adobe has been neglecting Lightroom so much and is Bowens forcing its employees into slavery? All this and more in this weeks photo blog.

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Bowens Slavery:

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Improving Audio In Adobe Premier Pro - My Pod Casting & Vlogging Settings

Want to improve the audio of your videos in Adobe Premier Pro CC? In this video tutorial I show you the steps I use to improve the audio of my pod casting / video blogging setup. This tutorial covers compression, limiting, echo removal, equalizer and hard limiter.

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