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Mike Elek

Mike Elek is a longtime journalist and was one of the original editors for The Wall Street Journal Online. He also has worked as a reporter and editor in Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; Vineland, N.J.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; New York City; and Hong Kong. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran. He shoots with film and digital cameras.

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Oct 18, 2017    0
Fujifilm has freshened its X-series lineup with the X-E3, which replaces the X-E2. While not an entry-level model, Fujifilm is touting the camera’s features that would appeal to amateur photographers...
Oct 15, 2017    0
Fujifilm has added a sixth lens for its digital GFX medium format system. The Fujinon f/2.8 GF45mm R WR, which provides for a 36mm field of view when thought of in terms of full-frame 35mm, weighs...
Sep 09, 2017    0
It's a fact that occasional photographers have abandoned point and shoot cameras in favor of their smartphones. In response, camera makers are trying to figure out how to appeal to those in the group...
Sep 04, 2017    0
In its current lineup, Canon has two portrait lenses. One is f/1.8 and the other is f/1.2. The just-announced Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM is one of four lenses Canon has announced, as well as a macro...
Aug 29, 2017    0
Make no bones about it: Canon wants smartphone photographers. Canon mentions that group several times in its press release announcing the Canon EOS M100 mirrorless camera. “The new Canon EOS M100 can...
Aug 28, 2017    0
Ricoh is now offering potential buyers of its full-frame Pentax K-1 camera a second option when it comes to body color. The Pentax K-1 Limited Silver is otherwise the identical to the black-bodied K-...
Aug 27, 2017    0
Nikon's newest full-frame digital SLR brings increased resolution and 4K video. The Nikon D850 uses a full-frame 45.7-MP DX CMOS back-side illuminated sensor, its first DSLR to incorporate BSI...
Aug 13, 2017    0
What's new in photography: Nikon announces the 70-300mm zoom lens Nikon says it's working on the D850 Leica unveils the Leica TL2 Light Co. begins shippings its debut camera - the Light...
Jul 25, 2017    0
Nikon announced it is developing its next FX full-frame digital SLR, the Nikon D850. Nikon released no technical details about the camera but says it is being developed based on user feedback and...
Jul 19, 2017    0
Nikon has updated its popular 70-300mm zoom with some of its latest advancements. As can be seen by its name, the AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR has quite a bit going for it and manages to do...

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