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Welcome To This Week's ePHOTOzine Team Newsletter

This week, our choices for the coveted Gear of the Year awards have been announced! See what we think is the best kit of 2019 in our roundup - including the best DSLR, mirrorless, compact cameras, lenses, smartphones and accessories.

Plus, we have reviews of the Nikon Z 50, VueScan 9.7 scanner software from Hamrick, and Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 lens.

Featured Client - VueScan from Hamrick Software 

VueScan is the world’s leading 3rd party scanning utility for scanning documents, photos, film and slides on Windows, macOS and Linux – trusted by hundreds of thousands of photographers all over the world.

In addition to the extensive range of scanning features (infrared dust removal, colour correction, IT8 colour calibration and integration with Photoshop) what makes VueScan stand out is that it works even when there isn’t a driver available from the manufacturer.

Supporting over 6000 scanners from 42 manufacturers, VueScan has been downloaded more than 20 million times. And to make sure your precious photos and film are saved for generations to come we have a special Christmas offer - you can save $10 off the purchase price! Valid from now until 24th December 2019.

Happy scanning!
Christmas Prize Draw

Enter The ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw!

The ePHOTOzine Christmas Prize Draw has arrived! So far, there are great prizes from days 1-11 up for grabs - make sure you enter each individual draw to be in with a chance of winning! Check back to the calendar page regularly and keep an eye on the site, as new prize draws open daily!
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ePHOTOzine 'Gear Of The Year' 2019

Drumroll please... we have chosen our best gear of the year for 2019! Read on to find out which DSLR, mirrorless, compacts, smartphones, lenses and accessories have won our coveted awards this year.
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Nikon Z 50 Review 

The Nikon Z 50 can use Z-mount lenses as well as the new DX (APS-C) lenses being introduced. It's an enthusiast camera featuring a 20.88mp APS-C CMOS sensor. Find out how it performs here.
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gift finder for photographers

Christmas Gift Finder For Photographers

Need help finding the perfect gift for the photography lover in your life? Have a look at this gift finder, that features lots of different ideas and enables you to narrow down what you're looking for to find the perfect gift. 
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VueScan 9.7 Scanner Software Review 

We take a closer look at VueScan from Hamrick Software - a universal film scanner software that enables you to keep using your scanner without the original software. It's updated regularly and works with PCs, Macs and Linux. See what we thought of it here.
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Nikon Noct 58mm

Nikon Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens Review 

John Riley reviews the ultra-bright, Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 Noct lens from Nikon for full-frame Z-mount mirrorless cameras.
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Cullmann Carvao 825MC Tripod Review 

We take a look at Cullmann's Carvao 825MC tripod, a versatile option designed for travelling. With a detachable monopod and adjustable friction ball head, how does it perform? Find out here.
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Skylum Luminar 4

Skylum Luminar 4 Software Review 

Luminar 4 is a photo editor for PC and Mac that's not subscription based, and has plenty of clever AI features that should produce good results. Find out how it performed here. 
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Panasonic 10-25mm

Panasonic Lumix 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens Video Review

Our resident MFT user David Thorpe has been out and about with the Panasonic 10-25mm f/1.7 lens. Take a look to see what he thinks of this Leica DG Vario-Summilux optic.
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Fujifilm Instax Mini Link printer

Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer Review 

If you want a device that's designed purely for printing images that you've taken on your smartphone, this compact Instax printer from Fujifilm just might be the one for you.
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Nikon Z50

Christmas Prize Draw - Win A Nikon Z 50!

The Christmas Prize Draw is underway, and the first prize to be unveiled is a fantastic Nikon Z 50 with 16-50mm kit lens. Make sure you enter to be in with a chance of winning!
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Samyang 85mm

Christmas Prize Draw - Win A Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Lens!

You have the chance to win an amazing Samyang 85mm f/1.4 prime lens in our Christmas prize Draw! If you shoot with Nikon F, Canon FE or Sony FE mount cameras, this is a great opportunity to expand your lens collection! 
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Samyang AF 14mm prize draw

Christmas Prize Draw - Win A Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 Lens! 

There's the chance to win a Samyang AF 14mm ultra-wide-angle lens in our Christmas Prize Draw! Available in a choice of Sony FE, Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, it'll make a great addition to your collection. 
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Coolpix P1000

Christmas Prize Draw - Win A Nikon Coolpix P1000!

There's a Nikon COOLPIX P1000 with an amazing 125x zoom up for grabs in the Christmas Prize Draw! Enter now to make sure you're in with a chance of winning!
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Samyang MF 14mm

Christmas Prize Draw  - Win A Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 Lens!

There's a Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 lens up for grabs in the Christmas Prize Draw! Available in Nikon Z or Canon RF mounts, make sure you enter to be in with a chance of winning!
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3 Legged Thing

3 Legged Thing Introduce Pro Range 2.0 Tripods 

3 Legged Thing have introduced improved versions of their Winston, Leo and Albert tripods, refined for greater versatility.
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Take a look at our news, reviews, techniques and 'best buys'. Plus, don't forget to share your images with us over in the ePHOTOzine Gallery

That's it for this week.


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