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15 January 2020

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. This time we look at impeachment trial press access, the family Volvo, the Nikon Z 24-70mm, Photoshop Camera, archiving, DIY photobooks, Yandex, automation and a contract.

  • Katherine Tully-McManus reports Impeachment Trial Security Crackdown Will Limit Capitol Press Access, which she calls "unprecedented crackdown on the Capitol press corps." She continues, "The Standing Committee of Correspondents, which represents journalists credentialed in the daily press galleries in the House and Senate, has come out forcefully against the planned restrictions that it says rejected every suggestion made by the correspondents 'without an explanation of how the restrictions contribute to safety rather than simply limit coverage of the trial.'"
  • In Life, Death and Jimmy the Volvo: Gus Powell's Family Photos, the photographer previews Family Car Trouble, his new book documenting the arrival of children, the departure of a father and the maintenance of a troublesome 1993 Volvo station wagon. "The book is about the things you can control (I can keep throwing money to get the car back on the road) and the things that you cannot control (life and death)," he writes. "Ultimately, it's about moving forward, toward a future that is unknown."
  • Finally, the Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8 S Lens Teardown, Roger Cicala announces. His prayers are answered by the "modernized" design of a lens he finds "very different" from Nikon's legacy lenses as well as "what we've seen from other manufacturers."
  • Abhay Parasnis, Adobe executive vice president and chief technology officer, introduces Photoshop Camera, "an app that re-imagines what's possible with smartphone photography." It's available now as a preview for iOS and Android devices and targeted for general availability in 2020:

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