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The ‘Boring’ Hometown Photography Challenge

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If you feel like the place you live is boring and lacking in good photo spots, try doing a “Boring Hometown Photography Challenge.” That’s what photographer Wahid Fayumzadah discusses in this 11-minute video. “Like many other photographers and maybe people in general, you might consider your own hometown to be ...

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Lomography Unveils the Petzval 55mm f/1.7 for Full-Frame Mirrorless

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Lomography has announced the new Petzval 55mm f/1.7 lens, its first Petzval Art lens created for full-frame mirrorless cameras. “The Petzval 55mm f/1.7 is characterized by an optic that makes this lens perfect for attaining crystal clarity, even alongside its signature swirly bokeh,” Lomography says. The lens features an improved ...

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How to Tell if Your Nikon Battery is Fake

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B&H informed customers this week that it recently sold a batch of “subpar” Nikon batteries and is now sending out free replacements. Nikon is now confirmed that the “subpar” batteries were counterfeit and is advising photographers on how to check their own batteries. “It has come to our attention that ...

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Light Formulation: Statement of an Artist

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I always resisted writing artist statements and bios. In school, that part of every assignment or exhibition was the most agonizing. It felt overly simplistic to just describe what the viewer was about to encounter, or why objects or abstract shapes, making my specific image or groups of images, were ...

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