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The Kodak Ektar H35 Shoots Two Photos Per Frame of 35mm Film – PetaPixel

The Kodak Ektar H35 half frame film camera makes two exposures per 35mm frame and is touted as either a way to reduce film costs by doubling the number of photos that can be taken per roll or as an artistic tool to make dual image compositions. Produced by Retopro, the Ektar H35 half frame […]

How Does the Fujifilm GFX 50S Medium Format Mirrorless Camera Hold Up in 2022? – Fstoppers

Fujifilm’s GFX line of medium format mirrorless cameras turned the paradigm of large-sensor cameras on its head by making them highly competitive on price, so much so that they became viable alternatives to upper-level full frame options. The first of them was the GFX 50S, and though the line has evolved since, it remains a viable […]

A tightrope walker and a living wall: Thursday’s best photos – The Guardian

Sierra Morena, Cuba Haitians wait to be processed and receive medical attention at a tourist campground in the Villa Clara province. A vessel carrying more than 800 Haitians trying to reach the US ended up on the coast of central Cuba instead Photograph: Ramón Espinosa/AP Uvalde, US A pastor speaks at a vigil for the […]

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2022 : Memory Work Collective – The Eye of Photography

Memory Work is a mixed-media mural that imagines a future Toronto characterized by collective care and the application of ancestral knowledge to technology. Installed at The Bentway’s Strachan Gate, this series of embellished photographic portraits tells the story of a cohort of women leaders in Toronto 2038. Memory Work invites audiences to explore possible roles […]

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2022 : Alberto Giuliani – The Eye of Photography

Alberto Giuliani (b. Pesaro, Italy, 1975) is a photographer, journalist, and videographer whose photographs have been published in numerous magazines internationally. His stories have been featured in Vanity Fair, El Pais, MarieClaire, La Repubblica, and Stern among others, and he has completed web and video campaigns for international companies and NGOs. Giuliani has published several […]

La Cité des Électriciens : “A welcomed complicity! The Ch’tis in the eye of Jean-Claude Lother” – The Eye of Photography

The Cité des Électriciens is dedicating its new temporary exhibition to the work of Jean-Claude Lother, a great still photographer, who notably took part in making the photographs of successful films such as Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis (some cult scenes of which were shot at the Cité des Électriciens), Baron Noir or Merry Christmas. With […]

Pro Light Mods Are the Coolest Light Modifiers of the Year – Fstoppers

What did you do during the pandemic? With most of the industry at a standstill, sports photographer James Quantz started a new company, Pro Light Mods, and designed a prototype of his “Maxi Brute softbox”. Not only are they super awesome, but any photographer can pick one up now! Having once created my own light […]

What is Crop Factor? Here is What You Need to Know – PetaPixel

“Crop factor” is a term that is often heard in the world of digital photography, especially when discussing entry-level cameras. If you have no idea what it means, this article is a basic explanation that should help to fill you in. Table of Contents A Term Rooted in Film Photography After the early plate era […]

Rotolight’s New Parabolic Softboxes are a Bit Confusing – PetaPixel

[embedded content] Rotolight has announced a set of new parabolic softbox umbrellas for the AEOS, NEO, or any other similarly sized LED with the promise of its ability to produce high-quality soft light. The company says the 16-sided universal parabolic softbox umbrellas — either the R-90 and R-120 — are made from a durable, highly […]

8 Common Lighting Mistakes New Photographers Make – Fstoppers

Learning artificial lighting can be a bit daunting for a lot of photographers, but you should not let it scare you! If you are starting to dabble in artificial lighting and looking to improve, check out this fantastic video tutorial that will show you eight common mistakes beginners make and what you can do to […]

CamFi Unveils New Wireless Tethering System For Remote Photography – PetaPixel

[embedded content] CamFi has announced the new CamFi 3 and CamFi 3 Plus wireless tethering devices that promise to transfer photos directly to a computer or mobile device from a variety of ranges for use in an assortment of shooting situations. Spotted by DPReview, the new CamFi devices feature the ability to wirelessly transfer photos […]

Gigantic 360-Degree Panorama of Barcelona is a Staggering 45 Gigapixels – PetaPixel

Photographer Jeffrey Martin has been creating massive gigapixel photos for the better part of a decade. His latest is an enormous 45-gigapixel photo of Barcelona that provides incredible detail of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Martin has been shooting 360-degree photos since around 2002. He created his first large panoramic photo mosaic in 2006 […]