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Lomography F²/400 Film Was Aged in Oak Casks for 7 Years

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I initially refused to believe it when this photo came across my feed. My eyes aren’t broken! I can see they’re strawberries, and they’re definitely red. They have to be trolling us with this image, right? 40 years ago, Bob Khoury and Warren Steinberg started selling used photo equipment out ...

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X-Trans vs Bayer Sensors: Fantastic Claims and How to Test Them

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Since the introduction of the Fujifilm X-Series line of cameras, reviewers and consumers have struggled to compare them directly to the competition. Fujifilm’s is a tightly integrated system, wherein everything is a little bit different. They rate ISO by a different standard, use a non-standard Color Filter Array (CFA), and ...

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Polaroid Had Self-Destructing Pictures Long Before Snapchat

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I initially refused to believe it when this photo came across my feed. My eyes aren’t broken! I can see they’re strawberries, and they’re definitely red. They have to be trolling us with this image, right? 40 years ago, Bob Khoury and Warren Steinberg started selling used photo equipment out ...

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Iconic Israeli Photographer David Rubinger Dies at 92

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David Rubinger, Israel’s most famous photographer, died in Jerusalem on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. He was 92. Rubinger’s most famous photo, captured during the Six-Day War, shows Israeli paratroopers after the Western Wall was recaptured. That image became a defining image of that conflict. “Paratroopers at the Western Wall” by ...

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How to Photograph Lightning: Helpful Tips for Nailing the Shot

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Lightning is an amazing subject to try and photograph. Dazzling. Unpredictable. Fulfilling. I’ve been documenting the long arm of Zeus for more than two decades and still love it. First using transparencies and negatives, then digital. There are many ways to be creative when it comes to photographing lightning. Lightning ...

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