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Photographer Turns Smartphone into a Film Camera

A photographer has repurposed an old and broken Sony Ericsson smartphone lens into a camera that shoots film and integrated it into his Samsung Galaxy S2. Alireza Rostami had an old Sony Ericsson k700i that was broken and unable to be repaired. But instead of throwing it away, Rostami decided to repurpose it by taking […]

Photographer Breaks Out of a Creative Block, Literally – PetaPixel

[embedded content] As he set out to overcome his creative block, photographer Antti Karppinen shot a photo that portrays the feeling of creative exhaustion and lack of inspiration that so many creatives can relate to. A “Creative Block” as a Photo Concept Most, if not all, photographers will feel a creative block or experience burnout […]

Photographer Breaks Out of a Creative Block, Literally

[embedded content] As he set out to overcome his creative block, photographer Antti Karppinen shot a photo that portrays the feeling of creative exhaustion and lack of inspiration that so many creatives can relate to. A “Creative Block” as a Photo Concept Most, if not all, photographers will feel a creative block or experience burnout […]

PhotoPills: A Photographer’s Guide – PetaPixel

PhotoPills is a planning tool to help you create images of the Sun, Moon, stars, meteors, and more. It can help you decide the best place to focus for maximum depth of field and calculate the correct exposure when using a neutral density filter to blur water, clouds, and other subjects. What’s more, you can […]

PhotoPills: A Photographer’s Guide

PhotoPills is a planning tool to help you create images of the Sun, Moon, stars, meteors, and more. It can help you decide the best place to focus for maximum depth of field and calculate the correct exposure when using a neutral density filter to blur water, clouds, and other subjects. What’s more, you can […]

The Best Photo Gear of 2022, According to the TIPA Awards – PetaPixel

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its annual awards and in a surprising show of parity, every major manufacturer was honored in at least one camera category. The TIPA World Awards 2022 aims to honor the best cameras and lenses across a range of skill levels and in previous years […]

The Best Photo Gear of 2022, According to the TIPA Awards

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) has announced the winners of its annual awards and in a surprising show of parity, every major manufacturer was honored in at least one camera category. The TIPA World Awards 2022 aims to honor the best cameras and lenses across a range of skill levels and in previous years […]

These Great Canon Lens Rebates Make These Lenses More Attractive – The Phoblographer

This is kind of a rare opportunity as Canon hasn’t had a lot of rebates on their RF lenses in a while. But right now, you can get more savings on their 35mm and 50mm f1.8 lenses. Both of them are very good. In fact, the Canon 35mm f1.8 Macro IS is one of our […]

These Great Canon Lens Rebates Make These Lenses More Attractive

This is kind of a rare opportunity as Canon hasn’t had a lot of rebates on their RF lenses in a while. But right now, you can get more savings on their 35mm and 50mm f1.8 lenses. Both of them are very good. In fact, the Canon 35mm f1.8 Macro IS is one of our […]

Meike Launches a 7.5mm f/2.8 lens for M43, E, X, Z and EF-M Mounts – PetaPixel

Meike has announced a manual focus 7.5mm f/2.8 fisheye lens designed for APS-C cameras and made available for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, and Canon EF-M mounts. Meike is a Hong Kong-based lens company that was founded in 2005 and for the last few years has focused on making high-quality cinema […]

Meike Launches a 7.5mm f/2.8 lens for M43, E, X, Z and EF-M Mounts

Meike has announced a manual focus 7.5mm f/2.8 fisheye lens designed for APS-C cameras and made available for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, and Canon EF-M mounts. Meike is a Hong Kong-based lens company that was founded in 2005 and for the last few years has focused on making high-quality cinema […]

5 Frames… Of panoramas in Grenoble on Kodak Panchromatic Separation Film 2238 (35mm Format / EI 12 / Horizon Perfekt + OF-28p 28mm f/2.8 MC lens) – by Alfonso Carpio Rovira – EMULSIVE

This past Easter I planned a trip to Grenoble, a good opportunity to take landscape shots of the French Alps. At the same time, I was been keen to try out an attractive low ISO film that I received in the last Secret Santa (thanks EM); a roll of Kodak Panchromatic Separation Film 2238, a panchromatic […]

Shooting Natural Light Video Portraits – Fstoppers

For several years now, many of us have used Instagram as our primary outlet for sharing and viewing images. However, Instagram has made it clear that the platform is shifting its focus to video. If you haven’t been practicing capturing portraits on video, now might be a good time to start learning how to do […]

A group of baby foxes found recording GoPro and decided to have a play with it

[embedded content] There’s not much cuter than baby animals and especially inquisitive baby animals. Viktor Čech placed his GoPro Hero 9 Black down on the ground in a part of the local wilderness in Turiec, Slovakia to see what it could spot and got quite the surprise when he went back to retrieve it and […]