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A Crash Course in Low Angle Photo Composition

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2016 was a very interesting year for street photography. It seems that more and more color work is getting popular. Especially in scenes with high contrast light, color images seem to be on equal footing with their colorless counterparts. I had everything I ever needed, all the dream gear: Broncolor ...

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How to Be a Spartan Photographer

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I’ve been really into Spartan culture lately. I’m impressed with their physical fortitude, their obedience and duty to the state and their frugal lifestyle, and I find myself wondering what kind of Spartan attributes we could apply to photography. 1. Only one camera and lens a year Spartans (according to ...

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Jollylook is the First Cardboard Folding Instant Film Camera

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2016 was a very interesting year for street photography. It seems that more and more color work is getting popular. Especially in scenes with high contrast light, color images seem to be on equal footing with their colorless counterparts. I had everything I ever needed, all the dream gear: Broncolor ...

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R.I.P Triggertrap: Trigger Pioneer to Close Shop After Kickstarter Fail

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Camera trigger pioneering Triggertrap announced today that it’s going out of business. Founded in 2011, Triggertrap was notable for offering a wide range of options using an intervalometer, laser sensor, sound sensor, and Aux input for custom triggers. Its initial Kickstarter campaign raised over $77,000, blowing past its $25,000 goal. ...

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Shooting with the iPhone in Antarctica

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Antarctica is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent on the planet, but despite its hostility and isolation, it is home to some of the most incredible wildlife seen anywhere on Earth, making it a paradise for nature photographers like myself. When I learned that I would be spending two months ...

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One Year with the Pentax 645Z

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Almost one year ago, my Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) started flaring up. I started getting interested in medium format photography, and the Pentax 645Z caught my attention. At the time, I had the Sony A7II, A7S, and RX1, but I wanted to experience the bigger sensor and all the goodies ...

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