If you, like me, love film and anything about film, here is a great way to show your film appreciation. This film canister illustration poster by Peter Hamilton features some of the old and wonderful film canisters of all time: Kodak,...Show More Summary
World leaders gathered beneath a cloudy sky to pose for a traditional 'family photograph' at the G-8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday. A discussion over the conflict in Syria was set to dominate the last day of the meeting held in a secluded, heavily guard …
Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "Miss Anita Pollitzer of South Carolina." Suffragist, photographer, future wife of Pete Seeger's Uncle, artistic matchmaker for O'Keeffe and Stieglitz. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
When it comes to online storage and collaborative working, I’m a huge fan of Dropbox. For just sending large files the two big names are WeTransfer and YouSendIt. But there’s a new kid on the file transfer block that claims to be ‘freaking fast’. It’s Minbox, and I’ve been checking it out. To be able [...]
Olympus UK is offering a free M. Zuiko Digital 17mm 1:2.8 Pancake lens to anyone who buys a PEN E-PL5 or PEN E-PM2 from an authorised UK stockist. The lens can be claimed though the the company's website, and the promotion runs until 15 September 2013.
DxOMark has just reviewed Nikon's latest budget full frame wideangle lens, the AF-S Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5G ED. As part of our ongoing collaboration we've added the test results to our lens comparison widget, along with other Nikon-fit full frame wide zooms. Show More Summary
Commuters ride on a subway train at Yonggwang station, or "glory station," in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday. Foreign visitors are usually allowed to take only one stop, from Puhung station to Yonggwang station, on Pyongyang's north-south Chollima subway line.
So, you probably read the news, two new sensor technologies were revealed this month, promising everything from fleshless cameras (flash as in light popping device, not as in memory banks) to organic sensors that can one day overcome...Show More Summary
A Turkish man has staged an eight-hour silent vigil on Istanbul's Taksim Square, scene of violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters in recent weeks, inspiring hundreds of others to follow his lead. Erdem Gunduz said he wanted to take a stand against police …
When taking photographs of the night skies there is a simple way to avoid smearing the stars and getting them sharp. (As opposed to star trails which are awesome, but different). It's called the rule of 600, which is astrophotography's equivalent to the 1/focal length of shooting hand held. Show More Summary
Circa 1962. "International Business Machines Corp., Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1956-61. Exterior. Eero Saarinen, architect." Large format negative by Balthazar Korab. View full size.
Just Posted: Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D studio samples and good light samples. We've just got a production version of Canon's miniaturized DSLR and, as part of the process of reviewing it, have shot our standard studio scene. We've also taken it out to see how it performs away from the studio lighting and have put together a series of daylight samples. Show More Summary
The Plugin Site has created the MetaRaw plugin for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements that allows the conversion of Raw files not supported by the associated version of Adobe Camera Raw. The MetaRaw plugin offers access to three Raw conversion methods - ACR, DNG Converter or its own, dcraw-based converter. Show More Summary
Photographer Gregory Crewdson, who has inspired nearly as much awe for the size of his productions as for his evocative, cinematic work, told an audience at Look3 Festival of the Photograph on Saturday that he’s just starting a new body of work, and he’s done with shooting huge productions. Crewdson offered no details about his [...]
The U.S. Copyright Office started the electronic copyright office (“eCO”) to make it easier and quicker to register your copyrights. Follow the steps presented in this article to learn how to use the system. One problem with the eCO system is that it has a limited time for which your files can be uploaded. If you [...]Show More Summary
In 2011, Richard Prince republished a 500 run first edition of the classic JD Salinger novel Catcher in the Rye, under his own name. The reproduction was identical in every way except the author’s name was swapped from J.D. Salinger to Richard Prince. The production value of the book was astonishingly high, a perfect facsimile [...]
Ca. 1863. "Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with forage cap carrying a bone handle knife in breast pocket." Sixth-plate tintype, hand-colored. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs, Library of Congress. View full size.
Last month we asked readers whether they took their camera with them everywhere in a poll. The results are in! If you include the camera in your phone… 77% of the almost 20,000 people who responded take a camera with them everywhere. What I find interesting is that we ran this exact same poll in [...]Show More Summary
Here it is, the key cord handstrap. Probably the cheapest handstrap ever built. You only need a key cord (free at events, make sure you get the one with a clip), your quick-release-plate, a needle and some strong wire (I used nylon). Why...Show More Summary
Monsoon season in southern Asia has begun, and in India the rains arrived ahead of schedule, easing drought concerns. Monsoon rains can be disruptive and even deadly, but crucial for the farmers whose crops feed millions of people. Though...Show More Summary