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The Manual App Gives You Full Manual Control of All Your iPhone’s Camera Settings

The now-public iOS 8 brings about a number of updated features that give users more control than ever before, and one of the most talked-about ones …

US Forest Service Proposes Controversial and Expensive Photo Permit Rules

The US Forest Service is under fire today after proposing a set of rules that would put strict restrictions on photographers and filmmakers who want …

‘Steampunk’ DIY Camera Obscura Made with a Flatbed Scanner, Magnifying Glass and Gold Duct Tape

Joe Barone is a recent college grad who enjoys the process as much as the result. Inspired by his love for old objects, knack for tinkering with …

Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is …

Joachim Schmid is an Artist Who Finds and Publishes Other People’s Photos

Here’s a video that offers a look at the life and work of Joachim Schmid, a Berlin-based artist who is obsessed not with making photographs but with</i> …

PetCam Series Turns Adorable Animals from Around the World Into Published Photographers

Chris Keeney, a San Diego-based photographer, enlisted the services of the most unlikely of photographers to capture the artwork for his latest book,</i> …

Contour’s ROAM3 Action Cam Offers More Bang for the Buck, is Waterproof to 30ft Without a Case

After taking an unexpected hiatus, action camera manufacturer Contour is back and action with its first new action camera since 2012. It’s called the …

Jeremy Cowart: My First iPhone-Only Commercial Portrait Shoot

This week, I had the chance to do my first-ever real photoshoot with an iPhone. Granted, I’ve shot tens of thousands of photos with my iPhone over …

Light Meter Google Glass App Allows You to Measure Light Simply by Looking Around

Here’s a new reason you might want to consider picking up a Google Glass if you’re a photographer: it can be used as a light meter.<p>A new app called …

Digital maturity

<i>State of the art – but for how long?</i><p>We’re now into ten years into the mainstream DSLR revolution started by the Nikon D70 and Canon 300D; that’s a …

Lens review: The Zeiss ZF.2 1.4/85 Otus APO-Planar

One year after the 1.4/55 Otus APO-Distagon, Zeiss is back as promised with the second installment in the new line of super-lenses: the 1.4/85 Otus …

Mobile Triggers Compared to Help You Choose the Right One

When it comes to mobile triggers or cable releases photographers often have multiple responses: I got the knock-off brand and it doesn’t work when I …

8 Things You Should Know if You are Dating a Street Photographer

Let’s face it, photographers are a breed of their own. Street photographers may belong to an even more extreme category… so here are eight things you …

Review: Fujifilm 56mm f1.2 (X Mount)

When Fujifilm first unveiled their 56mm f1.2, lots of folks were excited about what would be coming to the system. When we first heard about it, we …

Technicolor Life - Photographs and text by Bill McCullough | LensCulture

<i>Documentary photographers choose a particular area of human experience with which to frame their work. For some it’s the street, while for others it’s the family, social injustice, or a particular conflict. Bill McCullough is unusual in exploring a ritual activity that is often overlooked or seen</i> …

The Itsy Bitsy Spider: A Tiny Spider Made Itself at Home Inside This Lens

We spend a lot of time over at Lensrentals getting dust out of lenses. Dust doesn’t affect an image, except in very rare circumstances, but people …

Seek Thermal Camera Gives Your iOS and Android Devices Thermal Vision for Cheap

Earlier this year, we told you about the FLIR ONE, an iPhone case with a built-in thermal camera that made ‘predator vision’ available to all.<p>But if …

The Nikon D750’s Unsecured WiFi Network Means Anyone with a Smartphone Can Get Your Photos

This piece of news might be concerning to those who already have or are looking to get their hands on Nikon’s new D750 camera. According to a report, …

Ultimate Photo Playlist: Songs That Really Click

Photos aren't just a treat for the eyes. They can also be music to your ears! We've put together the Ultimate Photo Playlist, over 70 songs about …

Photographer Immerses His Film in Live Bacteria for Years to Create Unique Portraits

South Korea-based artist Seung-Hwan Oh creates some truly unusual portraits by unleashing little microbes and letting them eat away at his medium for …

Portraits of Birds Bursting with Personality

As a child photographer, Leila Jeffreys was taught to take in wounded animals, particularly birds, and nurse them back to a healthy state. It was …

Extreme Weather and Your Camera: How to Get the Shot and Protect Your Gear

If all outdoor photographers only shot on mild days, photography as an art would be shockingly boring. The best outdoor photography brings nature to …

Your Future Smartphone Camera May Be Able to See Cancer Thanks to the Mantis Shrimp

Mimicking animal and bug vision to create unique and interesting cameras is nothing new. Bug vision cameras with, for example, infinite depth of …

This Handy Little Web App Helps You Visualize DOF Across Various Formats and Focal Lengths

When it comes to understanding how depth of field, focal length and other variables are affected by different film/sensor formats, it can get …

These Majestic Photographs of African Animals Were All Shot During Visits to Zoos

Photographer Manuela Kulpa has a portfolio full of gorgeous wildlife photographs. Unlike other wildlife photographers, however, she doesn’t have the …

Fujifilm's X100T proves that two viewfinders are better than one

Looking Up at Hong Kong’s Densely Populated Skyscrapers

<i>Stacked</i> is an intense series that features the compact urban architecture of Hong Kong. Standing from below, Australia-based photographer Peter Stewart points his camera upwards to capture the abstract shapes which form the densely populated public housing structures.<p>Clothing hangs from railings, …

Purple Views of the San Francisco Bay Salt Ponds by Julieanne Kost | Colossal

<p>While flying south of San Francisco recently, photographer Julieanne Kost managed to capture this beautiful series of photographs that look like …