Blinking ruining your portraits? Sigma's new patent could put an end to that

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Sigma had applied for a patent for a technology that is able to take a photo at the optimum moment to avoid capturing someone blinking. By carefully calculating the eye size when fully open, the technology is able to adjust the shutter timing removing the likelihood of taking a bad photo. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.