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The Value of a ‘Photographic’ Photograph

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Discussing what makes a “photographic” photograph can seem like a bit of a tautology, but I think that my understanding of what I’m trying to achieve with my photographs has been helped by this idea. I first started thinking about what would make something “photographic” after seeing how many seem ...

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Aurora Aperture Unveils Next-Gen Rear-Mount Filter System

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The Irvine, California-based photography gear startup Aurora Aperture has announced a new next-generation rear mount filter system. It’s designed to be an elegant solution for photographers to use filters on ultra-wide lenses that don’t have a front filter thread. Traditionally, photographers using such lenses would have to choose between using ...

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Taking ‘Travel Photos’ Through Google Maps During Lockdown

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Creative Director Yousuke Ozawa—whose ‘Satellite Fonts‘ project went viral back in 2014—is at it again. In order to keep his sanity during lockdown, he started taking “digital vacations” through Google Maps, and capturing Street View travel photography. “I had plans on taking a vacation to Nagano with my family, before ...

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