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The Eye of the Photographer: Travels in Color - Interview with Bernard Plossu | LensCulture

<i>A legend in the domain of travel photography, French photographer Bernard Plossu has spent over 50 years photographing landscapes and vistas around the world: from the American Southwest to the deserts of Africa and everywhere in between.</i><p><i>His photos have garnered worldwide attention and have</i> …

Struggling Kodak launches marketplace for photographers; only available in Singapore

Only available in Singapore, Kodak hopes to help consumers engage freelance photographers with mobile marketplace KodakIt, which charges a 20% …

Proof the Milky Way Is the Greatest Light Show Ever

The APEX Telescope’s giant new image shows the Milky Way as you've never seen it before.<p>Plenty of images exist of our galactic home, the Milky Way galaxy, but none quite like an image captured by the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL). Located in Chile, the APEX telescope …

Colorized Photos From Ellis Island Reflect the Timeless Struggles of Immigrants

Portrait of a Ruthenian woman at the Ellis Island Immigration Station, 1906.<br>Augustus Sherman, From The New York Public Library<p>1 of 30<p>Nearly 1 million …

6 Reasons to Try Long Exposure Photography

The purchase of a nine stop neutral density filter two years ago changed my approach to landscape photography. It allowed me to take photos using …

Land of Nothingness - Photographs and text by Maroesjka Lavigne | LensCulture

<i>This starkly beautiful landscape series was selected as a finalist in the Magnum Photography Awards 2016.</i> <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 44 of the winners, finalists, jurors’ picks and student spotlight award winners.</i><p>Namibia: a country named after a desert. One of the least densely populated …

Using a Vintage 1910 Lens on a Modern Sony a7II

Paris-based photographer Mathieu Stern released this short and sweet video showing how he took a 105-year-old folding camera lens from 1910 and …

Winners of the 2015 Urban Photography Competition Shine a Light on Diverse Urban Life Around the World

The 2015 CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year Competition recently released their selection of winning and honourably mentioned images that celebrate the diversity of urban life. With 21,000 stunning entries from over 113 different countries, the annual competition, in its 9th year of development, …

Astronomers Unveil a 46-Gigapixel Photo of the Milky Way That Took 5 Years to Make

Last year, NASA released a 20-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way that was made up of over 2 million infrared photos. Back in January, NASA published a …

Andromeda Galaxy

Canon’s L Lens Red Ring Spreads to Printers with the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000

The “L” in Canon’s L-series lenses stands for “luxury,” and the professional-grade lenses can be easily recognized by the distinctive red ring found …

DSLR Cameras

Leica SL: A New 24MP Full-Frame Camera to Compete in the Mirrorless War

Big news in the camera industry today: Leica has just announced the Leica SL, an entirely new mirrorless camera system that competes directly against …

Kono Donau: A New Ultra-Slow 35mm Film with ISO 6

Want to shoot film photos at ISO 6? Now you can. Lomography today announced the new KONO! Donau 35mm film. It’s a limited-edition, ultra-slow film …

Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4: $2,999 Gets You the World’s Fastest 135mm

The Chinese company ZY Optics just opened up pre-orders for quite an unusual lens. It’s a Mitakon Speedmaster 135mm f/1.4 that boasts one of the …

Cameras

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Lars Netopil: 60 Years of Leica M

2014 is not just the 100th anniversary year of Leica photography, but it also marks the 60th birthday of the Leica M. To celebrate the occasion, the …

Fujifilm X100T review

I love my Fujifilm X100S. It’s the best camera I’ve ever owned. I actually sold my Canon DSLR rig and Sony mirrorless system to fund its purchase earlier this year, making it the only camera currently in my arsenal. I’m not alone, either: there are countless fans of Fujifilm’s X100 series across …

The Lomography Petzval Art Lens Review. Surreal Beauty.

CMOS Inventor Working on Gigapixel Sensor That Can Detect Single Photons

Hold onto your seats: there may soon be game-changing breakthroughs in image sensors that could take low-light photography to whole new levels. The …

Photons

Adrift - Photographs and text by Magda Biernat | LensCulture

<i>Magda Biernat is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is her winning entry and artist’s statement. View her profile to learn more about her and to see more of her great work.</i><p>Adrift …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

Lessons you can learn from master photographers – Minor White, Ansel Adams, and Syl Arena

The reason I have put pen to paper (fingers to keys) is to share with you some simple tips and knowledge that can be gained from taking a look at …