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Syrian Photographer Stops Shooting to Rescue Injured Boy


Syrian photographer and activist Abd Alkader Habak is being praised today, not for a photo he took, but for one he decided not to take. After being blown over by a massive explosion that took out a convoy of busses filled with evacuees, he stopped shooting and attempted to help ...

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Be Warned: Shooting with the Leica M240 is Addicting


A word of advice: if you don’t intend on buying a Leica, don’t play with one. The feeling of shooting with one can be quite compelling, and before you know it you’ll do what I did. In my defense, I was never interested in shooting with a Leica. I always ...

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Photographer’s Stolen Cameras Blown Up by Bomb Squad


There was a bizarre story over in Canada recently that ended with a photojournalist watching his stolen Nikon camera equipment getting blown up by a bomb squad. While shooting at a courthouse in Quebec on April 3rd, photojournalist Éric Beaupré had over $6,000 in camera equipment stolen after he left ...

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Lomography Revives the Disposable Film Camera with ‘Simple Use’ Cam


Lomography reasserted their commitment to film photography nostalgia today by bringing another relic of photography’s past back into the mainstream. Say hello to Lomography’s new Simple Use Film Camera, the disposable camera gone hipster. Disposable camera weren’t exactly dead before today—you can still find them in many convenience stores, often ...

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