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The Big Lie About Lifestyle Photography

March 2, 2018<p>I wanted to share with you a common “lie” I hear about lifestyle photography. Hang with me?<p>One thing I see all the time on social media, …

Photography

Wildlife photographer of the year people's choice winner 2018 – in pictures

A heartwarming image of a gorilla in the arms of her rescuer won this year’s award, after 20,000 nature fans voted on a shortlist of 24 images<p>The picture will be displayed in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum until 28 May

Wildlife

Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH Review

Without a doubt, this is my favorite lens and focal length to date for the Leica M system. That pretty much sums up this review right here.What do I …

Cameras

This Is It, the Most Epic Photo of the Northern Lights Ever

Seeing the Northern Lights in real life is nothing short of spectacular. Getting to watch a show put on by Mother Nature in some of the most remote …

The Sean Flynn Leica M2

Japan Camera Hunter:<p>This is a story about a camera, a rather special camera. Every camera has a history, so they say. But it is not all that often …

Leica M-series

Metropolis: Bauhaus-inspired urban photography – in pictures

In his series Metropolis, photographer Alan Schaller interprets the disconnection between people in the digital age. The series examines the way in which we are dwarfed by the world around us, and how that feels. Schaller was born in London, where Metropolis also began. The majority of the …

Photography

How to Use Split Toning in Lightroom to Accentuate Your Colors

The process of split toning dates back to the days when photography involved chemical baths.<p>In the digital darkroom, aka Lightroom, split toning is …

Five Essential Apps for Your Mac

Apps designed for the Mac often don't get as much attention as apps for iOS, even though there are dozens of super useful, must-have Mac apps out there.<p>In our latest YouTube video, we took a look at five of the most useful Mac apps that may have gone under your radar. If you don't already own these …

I took a trip to Chernobyl’s exclusion zone and photographed it in infrared

We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders useless mans’ creations, and bears life above the ruins. Well, it’s something …

This is the new Leica M Typ 262 red anodized aluminum limited edition camera

Yesterday in an event in Wetzlar, Leica Camera revealed their latest Leica M Typ 262 red anodized aluminum limited edition camera I reported about …

Shadows Alight

This series of photos, captured by Drew Doggett with his Leica S and M Monochrom, documents landscape scenery and vignettes from several US national …

Monochrome Makers: Our Favorite Gear for Creating Black-and-White Photographs

<i>“It’s gotta be rock ‘n’ roll music, if you wanna dance with me.”</i>—the late Chuck Berry<p>There’s more to black-and-white photography than an absence of …

Faces of conflict

The war in Afghanistan is the longest war in US history. Following the 9/11 attacks in 2001 the US armed forces entered Afghanistan and, shortly …

Street Photography

The Leica M3 and SL in Tokyo, Analog and Digital by Michael Hood

The Leica M3 and SL in Tokyo, Analog and Digital by Michael Hood Last July I spent three weeks in the metropolis of Tokyo, Japan. I walked the …

One More Reason to Use Film

I’m currently reading a biography of Leonardo Da Vinci written by Walter Isaacson, who also wrote a biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Da Vinci …

Leica’s Continuing Appeal

Lars Netopil is vice president of the Leica Historical Society and the owner of the Leica Store Wetzlar Old-town). He is also an advisor for Leica …

Leica Hall of Fame Award 2017 winner Gianni Berengo Gardin

<i>He tells us the three things he loves the most are women, chocolate and Leica. But not necessarily in that order… We caught up with Gianni Berengo</i> …

Street Photography

New firmware for all Leica M cameras released, new Summilux-M 90mm f/1.5 ASPH lens rumors

Leica M-D Typ 262 cameraThe first news is that Leica released a new firmware update for all of their Leica M cameras with added support for the …

Legendary Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. Lens Announced

Leica has announced the new Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH. lens, which is designed for portraits with excellent bokeh.

The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 is a $12,795 Bokeh-Lover’s Dream Lens

Leica today announced the new Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f/1.25 ASPH, a lens that delivers a “hair-thin depth of focus” that “isolates subjects with …

The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f1.25 ASPH Has All The Bokeh for $12,795

<i>The Leica Noctilux-M 75mm f1.25 ASPH is bound to appeal to portrait photographers</i><p>It’s been some time since we’ve seen a truly super fast aperture …

Cameras

Leica announces a beast of a telephoto, the Noctilux 75mm f/1.25

A new addition to their legendary Noctilux line.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>14<p>Leica is adding to the legendary NOCTILUX series with a new …

Cameras