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8 Ideas for Funny Portrait Photos


If you’re looking for a wacky idea for portrait photos, check out this 4.5-minute video by COOPH. It’s a collection of 8 wacky things you can do with things that you can mostly find around a home. Here’s a quick overview of the 8 ideas and an example photo for ...

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Creating a Wet Plate Collodion Photo in a Portable Darkroom


Adrian Cook is a wet plate collodion photographer based in Sydney, Australia. The Guardian made this 7-minute video in which Cook talks about his background and walks through the wet plate collodion process by shooting a photo of Sydney Harbor. “I find [with] digital, there’s no surprises,” Cook says. “I ...

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Google Pixel 2 Camera vs. a $20,000 Hasselblad


How does the image quality of a top-of-the-line smartphone camera stack up against a top-of-the-line professional camera these days? Photographer Tyler Stalman decided to find out by pitting a Google Pixel 2 smartphone against a $20,000 Hasselblad medium format camera in the 8-minute video above. The Google Pixel 2 XL ...

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This Guy Got a 100-Year-Old Bottle of Film Developer and Tried it Out


There are plenty of stories of people finding old camera films and finding images on them. Photographer Daniel Keating recently got his hands on something a bit different: a 100-year-old bottle of Rodinal black-and-white film developer. The Tucson, Arizona-based photographer received the ancient bottle from Ukranian camera vendor Ihor Chykalo, ...

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Testing the Sony a7R III with the $5,700 Canon 200mm f/2L


Sony’s latest mirrorless cameras are much improved when it comes to shooting with adapted lenses from other manufacturers. To test just how well it works, photographer Manny Ortiz got his hands on a $5,700 Canon 200mm f/2.L IS lens and mounted it to his new Sony a7R III camera. One ...

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Breakthrough vs NiSi: The World’s Best Neutral Density Filters?


In recent years, the number of new ND filter manufacturers has risen quite dramatically and this, of course, is great for competition. This competition has helped push companies to create even better filters that are sharper with better color rendition. Both of these are very important factors when deciding between ...

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