Win a 12mm f2.8 lens! TOGLIFE in the Danger Zone...

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Check out next weeks Prize - the 12mm f2.8 Laowa Lens: http://bit.ly/Laowa12mm

NEXT THEME - LINES - Win a 12mm f2.8 lens from Venus Optics
The ‘Zero D’ model is the widest full frame f2.8 lens on the market, and offers extremely low distortion for such an ULTRA WIDE.

This is a rectilinear lens - not a fisheye, it is specially designed to keep straight lines as straight as possible. One cool thing is that they make their own filter adapter for this guy, which allows you to use 100mm filters on the lens - perfect for landscape work.

Enter your LINES themed shot in the next 6 days at http://www.mattgranger.com/toglife to win one!

NEWS
New TSA rule requires cameras to be taken out of bags and placed into their own separate container for scanning
https://www.dpreview.com/news/3718283787/new-tsa-rules-require-separate-screening-for-cameras

Bowens lighting going into liquidation after 94 years
http://www.diyphotography.net/another-photography-giant-fatality-bowens-international-going-liquidation/

Godox teases off camera lighting for phones
https://fstoppers.com/gear/godox-a1-camera-flash-system-smartphones-189113

Cameras frame rate matching birds wing speed makes the bird appear to hover
https://petapixel.com/2017/07/18/cameras-frame-rate-synced-birds-wings/

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Name - Alex West
Location - Sydney
URL - https://www.instagram.com/luminosityphotos/
Genre - Portraits, wedding, model shoots

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