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Basics of the Histogram: From Foe to Friend


A long, long time ago, that is, in days of film photography, it was a rather difficult task to learn how to produce properly exposed pictures. There was no instant feedback and the only way to see how good of a job you did exposing the scene was to wait ...

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Samyang Unveils the AF 85mm f/1.4 FE for Sony Mirrorless


Samyang has announced the new AF 85mm f/1.4 FE prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. It’s a lens with “stunning resolution and bokeh” and “excellent AF performance,” the South Korean company says. Since introducing its first autofocus lens in 2016, Samyang is now unveiling its 6th autofocus lens designed ...

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The Man Who Makes Cameras Out of Everything from Fruit to Campers


ILFORD just released this 15-minute short film that looks at the work of Brendan Barry, a large format photographer, lecturer, and camera builder who does unusual work with cameras and photography. It’s titled, “The Camera Maker.” Barry shared back in 2017 about how he turned a camper trailer into a ...

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