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How Much RAM Do You Really Need to Edit Photos in Lightroom? – Photography Article

How much RAM do you really need to edit photos in Adobe Lightroom? 8GB? 16GB? 32GB? And how much of a difference would upgrading your current system actually make? Ryan of Signature Edits decided to find out, and he’s put together a helpful comparison video to share his results. In the video above, Ryan starts out by covering what RAM does and doesn’t do. Some less tech-y types tend to think that “More RAM” always equals “Better Performance,” but that’s…

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LaCie Unveils Three New Rugged SSDs, Including One with a Built-in SD Slot – Photography Article

LaCie’s rugged portable drives are extremely popular among photographers who demand the best combination of performance and durability, and starting today, they have three compelling new solid state options to choose from. The new LaCie Rugged SSD, Rugged SSD Pro, and Rugged BOSS SSD offer three different price points and levels of performance, but they’re all “designed to help Media & Entertainment professionals manage the huge volumes of data their workflows create.” The Rugged SSD and Rugged SSD Pro both…

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USB4 Officially Announced, Will Offer 40Gbps, Power, and Display Support – Photography Article

Earlier this week, the USB Implementation Forum (USB-IF) finally revealed the specifications for USB4, and it looks like USB will catch up to Thunderbolt 3 in every respect. With dual-lane 40Gbps transfer rates, power delivery, and continued support for display protocols, single-cable computing will soon become the standard. According to the official technical specifications, USB4 will use the same USB Type-C connection we’ve all grown (at times begrudgingly) accustomed to while offering twice the speed of the current standard. USB4…

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Sigma 35mm f/1.2 Art for Sony FE, Sigma’s Fastest Lens Ever – Photography Article

Back in early July, Sigma announced the development of three new mirrorless lenses that were designed to be used with Sony and Panasonic full-frame mirrorless cameras from the start, unlike their previous E-mount Art Primes, which looked like they had an MC-11 grafted onto them. One of the lenses that was announced was the 35mm f/1.2 Art. Not only is it Sigma’s fastest prime lens, but it’s also one of the fastest lenses for Sony FE that has autofocus. The…

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Sony Unveils RX100 VII with 90fps Bursts and a9-Level AF Performance – Photography Article

Sony has just unveiled the RX100 Mark VII, and the latest iteration of their popular, powerful point-and-shoot camera is a veritable speed demon. Thanks to a new sensor, the RX100 VII can shoot at 20fps with no blackout and full AF/AE, can perform 90fps bursts with AF/AE locked, and promises Sony a9 level autofocus performance. On the surface, the Sony RX100 VII looks the same as the previous iteration. It features the same 24-200mm f/2.8-f/4.5 zoom lens, the same pop-up…

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The World’s First 61MP Full-Frame Camera – Photography Article

During a live presentation in New York City this morning, Sony revealed its latest full-frame mirrorless camera, breaking new ground in this ever-more crowded market with the Sony a7R IV: the world’s first 61MP full-frame camera, with a burst speed of up to 10fps, and a reported 15 stops of dynamic range. Sony claims that the a7R IV sets “new standards” in image quality and operability. The BSI CMOS image sensor inside is brand new, making it the first true…

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