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Podcast: Celebrity News Photography

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle © Doug Peters / Courtesy of Instar Images<p>Jessica Biel © Lionel Hahn / Courtesy of Instar Images<p>Nicole Kidman © Munawar …

Camera-Bag Stuffers: Great Gear and Gifts for Photographers

For the working photographer, a great bag is like a soft, portable treasure chest. Think of all the fun and useful camera equipment and accessories …

Five Winter Destinations and the Cameras to Photograph Them

Any place can be a destination in the winter, but the general idea is to explore a few locations that offer wonderful photographic possibilities in …

Wide and Extreme Wide-Angle Lenses: A Guide

The best wide-angle lens? Take two steps backward, look for the ‘ah-ha.’” —Ernst Haas<p>Notwithstanding Mr. Haas’s very astute comment, I have always …

I Just Got a New Camera… What Do I Do?

You just got a shiny new digital (or film) camera. Of course, you can just pop the battery and a memory card or film in and start shooting, but there …

On Location at ICP with the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 Printer

Canon has made some significant strides in its printing division, having recently released a series of professional inkjet printers that are …

Announcement: Peak Design Updates its Camera Straps and Clips

Peak Design has just revealed an updated version of the popular Capture Camera Clip, now up to v3 and available in black or silver. Made of …

10 Innovative Photographic Accessories for Your Favorite Image Maker

Almost every fashionista out there knows about the power and importance of accessories. Photographers, fashionistas, or not, also know that …

Most Wished-For DSLRs

With the end of the year and the holidays nearing, many photographers are filling up their wish lists with gear they’re hoping to receive. Among the …

Gearcast: Are Point-and-Shoot Cameras Still a Thing?

With the proliferation and improvement of cellphone cameras, even the idea of a stand-alone point-and-shoot camera is becoming obsolete. Or is it? …

The Fastest Glass Money Can Buy

Leave it to the world of photography to confuse size and speed. In lens speak, the term “fast glass” refers to lenses with large apertures. The …

Recommended Ultra-Telephoto Lenses

What defines an ultra-telephoto lens? Of course, it’s the “ultra” (or at times “super”) prefix that we are concerned with when talking about these …

In the Field with the New Tamron 100-400mm Lens

If I were to speak about the Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD lens to a friend, this is what I would say: It works very, very well, is …

Why I Switched from Nikon to Leica: Doug Menuez

Although he has spent most of his career riding the rollercoaster of emotion that comes with documenting the human condition, Doug Menuez is …

Instant Camera Shootout

It’s not news that instant film has been booming once again in recent years, and 2017 has proven to be a hallmark year for the genre, with new …

Announcing Lowepro GearUp Bags and Pouches

Lowepro has introduced a new series of lightweight bags and cases designed for mirrorless cameras, mobile devices, mobile accessories, not to mention …

Best Lenses of 2017 for the Micro Four Thirds System

One thing that Micro Four Thirds shooters have always had in their corner is premium optics. The smaller sensor of the camera system really lends …

Luxury that Lasts: Camera Bags, Straps, and Fashions for Photographers

When you’re looking for products to support and enhance your photography, there are a few schools of thought. Some people prefer to spend the minimum …

Top Ten+ Photo Products of 2017

With the holidays rapidly approaching, now is the time to stock up on gifts for family and friends. And while you’re looking for gifts for others, …

Why You Should Go Beyond the Kit Lens

Many interchangeable-lens cameras, be it DSLR or mirrorless, are sold today with what we call "kit" lenses. Current kit lenses, in general, thanks to …

Best SLR Lenses of 2017

While SLRs and SLR lenses are the dinosaurs of the photo-gear world, 2017 has proved there’s no shortage of optical development for Canon and Nikon …

Wireless Made Easier with Nikon SnapBridge Version 2.0

Nikon is making wireless connectivity with its cameras easier and more functional with the release of SnapBridge Version 2.0, now available for iOS …

Podcast: Industry Trends for 2018 and Episode 6 of "Dispatch"

Just before dawn, IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) walk along the dirt wall that surrounds the UN base that currently houses more than 47,000 …

Best Mirrorless Lenses of 2017

While it’s true you can adapt just about any lens onto a mirrorless camera, the truth of the matter is that lenses designed specifically for …

Photo Software of the Year, 2017

Arguably as important as the cameras and lenses you are using, the photo software component of your workflow is what allows you to bring your digital …

Five Gift-Worthy Camera Bag Solutions

In 1989, a flashy young tennis star named Andre Agassi began marketing cameras under the slogan: “Image is everything.” While Agassi’s now-iconic …

Holiday Light Shows in Eight States: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, and GA

Tis the season for holiday lights, with festive displays dotting the landscape from coast to coast to brighten the waning daylight hours. From the …

Top 10 Ways to Give Your Photos as Gifts

If you are reading Explora, you know that photographs make great gifts. What you might not know is that there are many ways in which you can …

Leica Releases Special Edition 50mm Lens for LHSA 50th Anniversary

As the International Leica Society reaches its 50th Anniversary, Leica Camera has collaborated to release a special-edition APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 …