About a year ago, Levi Bettwieser of the Rescued Film Project won about 20 auctions for the undeveloped work of a 1950s photographer. What he received was 66 bundles of film containing a staggering 1,200 unprocessed rolls.
The exciting new Hasselblad X1D launched with two prime lenses—a 45mm and 90mm—and a third (30mm) in the works. But if you’re hoping the fourth XCD lens will be a zoom, you’re out of luck. Hassy says a practical zoom lens for a camera like the X1D is “almost impossible theoretically.”
Rebecca Ariane Givens. You may not have heard her name before, but there’s a very good chance you’ve seen her face. She’s one of the most popular models for stock photography, and her pictures have been used all across the world for all kinds of purposes.
I’m old. Believe me, I know it. I’ll be 70 in a few months. That fact may make it hard for you to take me seriously, but bear with me for just this post. With age comes wisdom, right? What I want to write here is that I think the field of photography by those making art is changing in a disturbing way. Read on.
There’s something incredibly touching about a photograph of a mother-to-be cradling her belly and gazing sweetly at her unborn child. Unfortunately, thanks to these beer ads, you’re never going to be able to look at those photos the same way again.
How has Hollywood’s idea of female beauty changed over the past century? Here’s a collection of averaged portraits that tries to answer that question.
Want to see how the world’s most expensive camera was auctioned this past Saturday? The video above shows the 1923 Leica O-Series going up at the WestLicht Photographica Auction and …
Fisheye lenses are often considered a ‘no-no’ among professional landscape and cityscape photographers. People see them as not much more than a gimmick. I often hear complaints about fisheye lenses because of ‘that ugly distortion’.
Imagine getting off a flight, walking over to get your (unwillingly) gate-checked case full of $20K of camera gear, and seeing a baggage handler walking up holding a few lenses and yelling “whose are these?” That’s exactly what happened to photographer Yosef Shidler of CJ Studios.
A lot of people have asked us why we only shoot “Victoria’s back” and why we rarely ever show her face. Believe it or not, we actually have a reason why we shoot a lot of faceless imagery, and we wanted to write it down, once and for all, so you can reference it any time you want.
Exploring the former house-monument of the Bulgarian Communist Party is one of the most exciting explorations I have ever done.
This guide to photographic exposure aims to help you take full control of your camera.
Stories are integral to human culture and storytelling is timeless. In photographic practice, visual storytelling is often called a ‘photo essay’ or ‘photo story’. It’s a way for a photographer to narrate a story with a series of …
It’s probably the most asked question that anybody with a modicum of photographic success gets asked: “How do I make it as a photographer?” In many ways an impossible question, photographer and educator Ted Forbes of The Art of Photography tackles it beautifully in this inspirational and educational video.
In a bid to show off the potential behind their stock photography collection, Adobe asked four digital artists to do something pretty incredible. They were asked to recreate four lost or stolen art masterpieces… using only Adobe Stock imagery. Ready? GO!
Fuji’s first SP-1 Instax printer made a bit of a stir when it was unveiled back in January of 2014. A portable, Wi-Fi enabled instant printer, it made printing your smartphone photos practical and fun. With the brand new SP-2, Fuji promises to make that experience even better.
The U.S. Marine Corps has officially corrected photographic history this week. After a formal investigation, the Corps is admitting that one of the men in AP photographer Joe Rosenthal’s iconic WWII photograph “Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima” has been misidentified for the past 71 years.
When Sigma unveiled the sd Quattro mirrorless camera back in February, pricing and availability for the Foveon sensor-toting APS-C camera was conspicuously absent. Today, Sigma surprised some by letting the rather affordable cat out of the bag.
The great Ansel Adams would often say that his negatives were “the score” and the print was “the performance.” And one of his most famous “performances” of all time is Moonrise over Hernandez, New Mexico, the photograph you get to hear Adams himself talk about in this video.
The groundbreaking mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D looks ultra-portable in the product photos provided by Hassy, but how small is it really? We used the Camera Size tool to put it up against some of its competition.