Looking to get and play with a film camera that has some weight to the images… well, this bad boy has some weight, and it makes exceptionally wonderful images as well. The Mamiya RB 67 is a medium format film camera that makes a 6x7CM image (2 1/4 x 2 3/4) on 120 film. It […] The post THE MAMIYA RB 67; ONE OF MY FAVORITE CAMERAS appeared first on ESSENTIALS For Photographers.
May 1943. Houston, Texas. "Old house with fruit stand on Franklin Street." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. 900 Franklin Street today from above. View full size.
From circa 1956 and Anytown, USA, comes this captionless snap of two young ladies and a broiler tray of chops, next to a chair with our name on it. "Bone" appetit! 4x5 negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.
How astronauts go to the toilet in zero gravity has always interested some. Now it can revealed unwanted difficulties - among them issues of ownership - can arise. These transcripts from NASA's Apollo 10 mission to the moon in May 1969 show that when it came to boldly going, all was not well. Show More Summary
A selection of the best reads from around the web this week for photographers and filmmakers. The post Great Weekend Reads in Photography & Filmmaking appeared first on PDNPulse.
August 1942. "New York, New York. Waiting for trains at Pennsylvania Station." Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the government’s consumer protection agency, says it sent warning letters to 90 Instagram users and marketers, reminding them that sponsored Instagram posts must be clearly identified as sponsored or paid content. Show More Summary
The Battle of St Quentin Canal was a pivotal battle of World War I that began on 29 September 1918 and involved British, Australian and American forces in the spearhead attack and as a single combined force against the German Siegfried Stellung of the Hindenburg Line. Show More Summary
Former White House photographer Pete Souza has announced a new book. Titled “Obama: An Intimate Portrait: The Historic Presidency in Photographs,” the book shows around 300 of the photographer’s favorite and most iconic images from the years of Barack Obama’s presidency. Show More Summary
Ed Gregory at Photos in Color makes a pretty bold claim in his new video. It’s titled “Why this is the perfect PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY angle – Proven by SCIENCE” The exact angle for perfect headshots every single time. It’s a shame that...Show More Summary
Bonds between siblings can be really special. Brothers and sisters can fight over silly things, but at the same time, they’ll do anything for each other. A teenager named Anthony Angel wanted to do something wonderful for his little sister Anabel’s birthday. Show More Summary
If you are a good photographer and you upload your photos online, it’s inevitable that someone will steal them at some point. Although it’s in a way flattering that someone likes your photos, it’s by no means the way to express their liking. Show More Summary
June 1947. "Bodybuilder Gene Jantzen with wife Pat and 11-month-old son Kent." Photo by Stanley Kubrick for the Look magazine assignment "Strong Man's Family." Look Photograph Collection, Library of Congress. View full size.
Even if you plan to alter or grade your footage afterwards, having an accurate and consistent starting point makes your life much easier. Getting perfect white balance without a grey card, Expodisc, ColorChecker or fancy colour meter can be tricky, though. Show More Summary
Melissa Ryan, director of photography at Nature Conservancy magazine, says that in order to create more powerful messages for conservation, photographers have to engage and collaborate more with the communities affected. That will be...Show More Summary
Wind! Rain! Hail! Tornados! These Instagrams have it all. The post 6 Amazing Storm Chasers You Have to Follow on Instagram appeared first on WIRED.
Although most of us are photo and video lovers, you have to admit – there’s no good video without good audio. You can watch a video with poor video quality, you’ll get through it. But it’s quite difficult and annoying to watch one with bad sound, with lots of muffling and crackling. Show More Summary
I don’t normally care what the Kardashians do. This current suit being brought against Khloe Kardashian, however, highlights something rather important. It’s something often misunderstood by clients, celebrities, and the general public alike. Show More Summary
A photo collection of 20 Edwardian actresses with the most beautiful eyes. Chosen and ranked by Vintage Everyday. How about your opinions? 1. Elsie Ferguson. Born in New York City, Elsie Louise Ferguson (1883 – 1961) raised and educated...Show More Summary
The Art Series Hotel Group from Australia offers their visitors quite a unique package. From May 1 to June 15, all the guests will be able to get nude, strike a pose and have a team of artists turn them into a masterpiece. The “No Robe...Show More Summary