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Watch the Sony A7R II being built from scratch in the Sony’s Thailand factory

Seeing how things are made is a subject that fascinates all kinds of people. In fact, it’s such a popular topic that it spawned an entire TV show. So for photographers, seeing how the gear gets made that we use on a daily basis is, naturally, rather intriguing. Show More Summary

Rare Footage of Female Tattoo Artist Working in Aldershot, Hampshire in 1952

Several shots of tattoo artist Jessie Knight drawing bird symbol onto the arm of a young female soldier. The woman grimaces as Miss Knight draws on her arm.

How to Find the Best ISO for Astrophotography: Dynamic Range and Noise

ISO is one of the three major exposure settings in the exposure triangle of a digital camera. Of the three: shutter time, f/number, and ISO, it is ISO that is probably most misunderstood. Even more so than f/number. In fact, it is a common misconception that higher ISO settings will cause images to be noisier. Show More Summary

The Sony RX100V is a killer point and shoot for portraits. If you play it right

Would you ever say you could make high-level portraits with a tiny point and shoot camera? Photographer Manny Ortiz has found a true gem for this purpose: Sony RX100V fits inside your pocket, but it gives incredible results, comparable even to professional cameras. Show More Summary

Camera settings and tips for concert photography beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take great photos at concerts, this guide is for you. If you’re an experienced photographer...Show More Summary

Reviews of the Best Wide Angle Lenses for Canon

If you are looking for a quality wide angle lens to use with a Canon DSLR, you will fortunately have several good options. This article offers a brief review of 5 lenses that we feel are among the best options available. All of these...Show More Summary

These Vintage Snapshots of Naked World War II Soldiers Show the Intimate Side of War

Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. To help bolster troops against the horrors of combat, commanders encouraged them to form tight “buddy” relationships for emotional support. Many war buddies, together every moment, and depending on each other to survive, formed intimate friendships. Show More Summary

38 Fantastic Photos Capture Street Scenes of London during the 1930s

Here is a fantastic photo collection that shows street scenes of London in the 1930s. A milk bar in Bear Street, central London, 1936 A trader on a horse and trap outside Long Acre in Covent Garden, circa 1930 A water cart man turnsShow More Summary

General Quarters: 1865

April 1865. "Charleston, South Carolina. Headquarters of Gen. John P. Hatch, South Battery." Wet plate negative attributed to George Barnard. View full size.

Maryam ?ahinyan: The First Female Photographer of Turkey

Born at Sahinyan Konagi, now known as the Camli Kösk in the city center of Sivas, Turkey. Maryam Sahinyan (1911 – 1996) was a famed photographer who is considered the first woman studio photographer in Turkey. In 1936, Maryam was forced to dropout of the French School Sainte-Pulchérie and attended in order to help her father out in the studio. Show More Summary

The New Neighbor: 1957

Los Angeles, 1957. "Trailer Life model." A model just waiting to get hitched. 5x7 acetate negative by Watson from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

25 Gorgeous Vintage Photographs of Ballet Dancers From Between the 1910s and 1950s

Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. Noblemen and women were treated to lavish events, especially wedding celebrations, where dancing and music created an elaborate spectacle. In the late 17th century...Show More Summary

Rarely Seen Color Photographs of the Aftermath of the Battle of Dunkirk in 1940

The Battle of Dunkirk took place in Dunkirk/Dunkerque, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Nazi Germany. As part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation...Show More Summary

Denton and Ponomarev Win Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev have won the 2017 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for courage and enterprise in photographic reporting abroad, the Overseas Press Club (OPC) announced yesterday. The two photojournalists shared the award for their coverage of fighting in Iraq to reclaim territory from ISIS. Show More Summary

RHCP guitarist annoyed by audience filming with phones, stops playing and films them

Josh Klinghoffer, the guitar player of Red Hot Chili Peppers, got fed up with the audience filming the concert with their phones. Instead of playing the solo in “Californication”, he grabs his own smartphone and starts filming the crowd to make a statement. Show More Summary

Coke Tower: 1943

This uncaptioned circa 1943 photo taken for the Office of War Information shows a brick tower, probably in the Upper Midwest, repurposed as advertising for War Bonds and Coca-Cola. Who'll be the first to tell us where this is? View full size.

Midwest Photo Exchange suffers burglary, hundreds of lenses and cameras stolen

After a massive theft in Veydra HQ, Midwest Photo Exchange in Columbus, Ohio suffered a robbery too. In the late night of March 15th, someone broke into their new facility, stealing hundreds of gear elements. As MPEX tells DIYP, it appears that the thieves planned the break in advance. Show More Summary

Photographer creates stunning video of Mars from NASA images

One day, humans will probably land on Mars and take photos, like Apollo astronauts did on the Moon. But probably not in our lifetime. So photographer and videographer Jan Fröjdman created a fictive flight above Mars using real images of the “red planet”. Show More Summary

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