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Creem Magazine’s Office Life Was As Entertaining As the Musicians It Covered

In 1969, Barry Kramer and Tony Reay founded the music magazine Creem. Its irreverent tone quickly gained a dedicated readership, and during its peek, Creem’s circulation was second only to Rolling Stone for a music magazine. After two...Show More Summary

Phottix drags Sony flash into the 21st century bringing it in line with Nikon and Canon

There’s no question that Sony make some ridiculously good cameras (don’t tell Udi I said that), but one of the things that seems to have let them down is their flash capability and interoperability with third party flash units. It’s one of the things that stops people switching to Sony, and it’s one of the [...]Show More Summary

The best lens for street photography

For street photography the choice of cameras and lenses is, simply put, huge. So where do we start? What IS the best lens for street photography? Whilst a lot of talented street photographers use camera phones or compact cameras for street photography and do a great job at it, this article will focus on prime lenses [...]Show More Summary

Tips for Processing Landscape Photos – from Basic Edits to Artistic Interpretation

All professional, and many hobbyist photographers, post-process their photos. There are various reasons why you want to edit your photos, besides the fact RAW files need some level of processing, including: To fix minor errors made when you took the image. Show More Summary

Why You Shouldn’t Follow Your Passion in Photography

I recently read an eye-opening book: “So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love” — in which the author argues against the “passion” hypothesis (the idea that you should follow your passion). The author argues that following your passion often leads to failure. For a long [...]Show More Summary

Master Ken offers up some Selfie Defense techniques to shoot selfies safely

Even when you’re not likely to fall off a cliff, shooting selfies can be dangerous. Even in seemingly harmless conditions, selfies present risks that we should all be aware of. Did you know that the “duck face” pose draws blood away from your eyes and impairs your vision? This and more selfie defense tips come in [...]Show More Summary

5 Reasons to shoot film

Yeah, I know, quit with the “X reasons to shoot Y” already, but here’s the thing, people are still interested in this stuff, and none of these types of posts are really trying to make you give up what you’re doing and completely rethink your photography life choices. They’re simply to give you more information, [...]Show More Summary

HMV Nipper Car, ca. 1960s

A couple of amazing photos of a car used by “Smiths of Wymondham” to promote his own record and electrical store in Norfolk during the 1960s. The car has the legendary HMV dog Nipper hanging off the back. (via hmv getcloser)

Deep dive: the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is an underwater ace

Canon 1Dx Mark II Underwater Camera Review By Backscatter Staff Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo is the largest underwater imaging equipment supplier in the world. They love the water, and they personally dive and shoot with the gear they sell. Show More Summary

Assaulted photojournalist reunited with his camera weeks after it was thrown into a lake

Photographing in public locations is a daunting task to many people, and it’s understandable why that is. While the majority of people don’t really care about having their photograph taken, you do occasionally get one or two that don’t take too kindly to having a camera pointed in their general direction. That’s what happened to [...]Show More Summary

Dangerous Photographers at the Cliffs of Moher

I arrived in Ireland a couple days ago, and I have been taking plenty of photos along the way. I’ll post them in future articles, but there is something more important to discuss for now: the dangerous, idiotic behavior I saw at the Cliffs of Moher. The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most iconic [...]Show More Summary

42 Wonderful Color Photos Captured Daily Life of Morocco in 1960

These wonderful photos were taken by London-based photographer Allan. They documented everyday life in Fez, Casablanca, Tangier, Marrakesh in the end of 1960. See more »

Astrophotography Equipment Guide: Everything Useful

Astrophotography equipment means anything from a camera to an image editing software. Your astrophotography kit can contain dozens of devices, some affordable, some quite expensive. This is one of, if not the most, costly field of photography. You will want to start off with the basics, but in the end, after you completely fall in […]

Mood board like a boss!

When it comes to creating images that stand out, one thing is super important. Preparation! As it would take too long to go over everything I do to prep on one article, I will focus on one of the key elements, mood boards! Now without any hard evidence to back me up, I’m pretty sure [...] The post Mood board like a boss! appeared first on DIY Photography.

Cheerful Charlie: 1914

New York, 1914. "Charlie White." Chicago lightweight born 1892 in Liverpool; retired from the ring in 1925. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

Beautiful Color Photos of Americans between from the 1950s-60s

Dick Clark (1925-2010) was affronted by computers, digital cameras. He lived in the world of Ektachrome and Kodachrome, they were his friends. These beautiful color photos are portraits of his family's members, friends, and people that he met during the 1950s and 1960s. See more »

Mindshift Gear gives Moose Peterson backpacks a facelift

Mindshift Gear has given the Moose Peterson backpack range an update with new design elements and materials, according to the California-based company. The bags now feature tuck-away belts and harnesses, stronger seams and shoulder straps as well as new zipper pulls that make it easier to open and close the compartments when wearing gloves. Show More Summary

Samyang introduces XEEN 135mm T2.2, first 'summer blockbuster' lens

Samyang is making good on its promise of a new lens every week for five weeks, kicking things off with a XEEN 135mm T2.2 cinema lens. It slots into the company's relatively new lineup as the longest lens in the range. Like its siblings,...Show More Summary

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