Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

The Official Way to Pronounce ‘Nikon’


You may have heard the camera brand “Nikon” be pronounced in different ways by different people in different countries. But what’s the official and “correct” way of pronouncing the company’s name? Mike Johnston over at The Online Photographer was recently corrected by someone who rejected his American way of saying ...

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This Guy Turned a Broken Camera Into a Working ‘Watch’ Camera


Iranian photographer Alireza Rostami had a broken vintage Chinese Seagull TLR camera on his hands, and he recently decided to get creative with it by turning the lens into a working wristwatch-style camera. The broken Seagull TLR camera that Rostami started with. Rostami extracted the lens and shutter mechanism from ...

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Trump Had Inauguration Crowd Photos Edited, Report Claims


President Donald Trump personally intervened to have a government photographer edit official photos of his inauguration to make the crowd look bigger. That’s according to a new report published by The Guardian. The newspaper submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and received a set of documents from the ...

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Lighting a Photo Shoot with 100 Mini LED Lights


We are going to use 100 Lume Cube LED lights to teach you how continuous light can be used on a set. Using continuous light on set for still photography is a great way to learn photographic concepts and getting you comfortable with lighting techniques. Since continuous light never turns ...

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This Was the World’s Largest Camera Back in 1900


Check out this monster of a camera. It was the world’s largest camera back in 1900, built for the specific purpose of shooting the largest photo in the world of the “handsomest train in the world.” In 1899, a new train called “The Alton Limited” was built in Pullman, Illinois. ...

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