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28 June 2017

In this recurring column, we highlight a few items we've run across that don't merit a full story of their own but are interesting enough to bring to your attention (with more than 140 characters). This time we look at National Geographic's Traveler of the Year contest, the Sony FE 12-24mm f4, Tenba's Roadie bags, Antarctica, shooting tethered into Lightroom, a freelancing book and pro bono copyright representation.

  • In Part II of his 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest preview, Alan Taylor presents 12 more submissions. The contest closes June 30.
  • In Sony FE 12-24mm f4 G MTF Tests, Roger Cicala gets 10 pre-release copies of the new lens. "Sony has made this lens smaller than the others in this range, which will be nice sitting on an FE camera," he writes. "And they've done that without the customary 'Sony surcharge', which is nice on your wallet." It's almost July and he's looking for snow, he says.
  • Tenba's Roadie line has been redesigned with a removable camera/lens module, a pocket for a mobile battery charger, and a carry-on model that is shippable, checkable and uncrushable:

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