Chris Gampat

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This Rare German Police Camera Will Set You Back $3,500. But Why?

<b>Calling all vintage camera collectors: you might want to check out this rare German police camera on eBay right now.</b><p>In today’s episode of rare …

World War II

80's Canon Ad Emphasizes Photography's Role in Wildlife Conservation

<b>This Canon print ad from 1984 celebrates the beauty of wildlife photography and long form copy advertising.</b><p>Back in the day when people had longer …

Wildlife

Review: Leica M10P (The Quietest Mechanical Shutter on the Market)

<i>Though the Leica M10P is a slight variation of the already great Leica M10, it comes with a few features that photographers will want.</i><p>When briefed on …

Cameras

4 of Our Favorite Third-Party Lenses For Sony E Mount

<i>For the longest time a huge complaint against the Sony mirrorless system was a lack of lens options. That, for the most part, is no longer an …

Cameras

Why Nitpick on Lens Sharpness if You're Going to Edit the RAW?

<i>Lens sharpness these days is almost a moot point that doesn’t need to be argued about.</i><p>This is a genuinely serious question that came up as I was …

Cameras

Florian Kaps Lays out Plans to Ultimately Bring Back Packfilm

<b>It’s been more than two years since his “ultimate attempt” to save packfilm started but Florian “Doc” Kaps isn’t showing any sign of slowing …

Those Rolls of Kodak Ektachrome 100 are Beta; No Final Results Yet

<i>A few photographers recently revealed on social media boxes of Kodak Ektachrome 100 35mm slide film sent to them by Kodak for beta testing, sparking</i> …

Social Media

David Cordero's Hauntingly Serene Seaside Pinhole Photography

<b>All images by David Cordero. Used with permission.</b><p>Stuck in a rut? You might need to take on something simple yet experimental to refill your creative …

Photography

Cheap Photo: Amazing Canon M50 Deal and Other Sweet Sales

<i>Get your wallet ready because these sweet sales are going to rock your world.</i><p>The quest for amazing sales on photography gear is never ending. We …

Cameras

$1 Billion Giant Telescope Will Take Photos 10x Sharper Than Hubble's

<b>With the Giant Magellan Telescope now officially under construction, looks like we’re on the way to an exciting and mind-blowing future of space</b> …

Hubble Space Telescope

Film Emulsion Review: Kodak TMax P3200 (35mm, New Version)

<i>Kodak TMax P3200 is one of the more exciting things to happen in film in a while.</i><p>It started with Kodak teasing the new Kodak TMax P3200 on Instagram …

Cameras

The Best Entry Level Cameras for Aspiring Photographers in 2018

<i>New to the world of photography? Here’s a look at the best entry level cameras for aspiring photographers in 2018.</i><p>Welcome to the wonderful, exciting …

Cameras

Film Emulsion Review: KOSMO Foto Mono (35mm Emulsion)

<i>KOSMO Foto Mono has to be one of those weird black and white films that I’m probably not understanding.</i><p>The film renaissance has given us a number of …

How to Get Out of a Rut with Street Photography and Continue Growing

<i>Street Photography is as much about psychology as it is about skill and creativity.</i><p>There is a mental process that goes into making photographs of …

Street Photography

Three of Our Favorite Film Point and Shoot Cameras

<i>Our favorite film point and shoot cameras are truly for every type of photographer.</i><p>Last week on our IGTV channel, we <i>released a video</i> on some of our …

Cameras

Why Mastering at Least One Emulsion is a Worthwhile Exercise in Film Photography

<i>Given the all the options we have with film photography today, why would it matter to master just one emulsion?</i><p>It took me a little over seven years …

Film Photography

TSA is Testing New Security Scanners Allowing Electronics and Liquids in Carry-On Bags

<b>Globe-trotting photographers could spend less time clearing airport security checks with TSA rolling out some new scanners.</b><p>Getting cleared by airport …

Flying

PaintShop Pro 2019 Promises to Get Budget-Conscious Photographers Beyond the Photo

<b>Feature-packed PaintShop Pro 2019 could be the next best option for those considering a cheaper alternative to Adobe Photoshop.</b><p>It’s been a while …

Photo Editing

Wanted: Your Impressive and Inspiring Photography

<b>Got a photography project that you’re really proud of? Now is your chance to get the word about your work with an interview feature!</b><p>Our team is …

Photography

Cheap Photo: Amazing Deals for Budding Photographers and Pros

<i>Gear lust is real, and it’s alive and well.</i><p>Whether you are a budding photographer or a seasoned pro, we all have the desire for new gear. Perhaps …

Cameras

Dear Manufacturers: Small Cameras Deserve Nice, Small, Wrist Straps

<i>More cameras should come with wrist straps because the cameras deserve to always be in your hand.</i><p>Dear Manufacturers;<p>I think you can agree with me …

Cameras

Opinion: What We Want to See in the Reported Sony a6700

<b>Reports of a successor that insiders are calling the Sony a6700 have us excited; the a6500, Sony’s APS-C flagship, came out almost two years ago.</b><p>When …

Cameras

The Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0 is the Same Camera as Before

<i>Nothing screams analog quite like the Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0.</i><p>Recently, the Lomography Sprocket Rocket Teal 2.0 made its debut–continuing …

Lomography

Sony, Canon, Nikon Emerge as Big Winners in EISA Awards 2018 - 2019

<i>Your trusty Sony, Canon, and Nikon cameras could be the among the winners of the EISA Awards 2018 – 2019.</i><p>The Expert Imaging and Sound Association …

Cameras

How Canon and Nikon Can Catch Up to Sony and Win More Pros Back

<i>Watch out, Canon and Nikon; Sony is starting to win the pros over with their super fast mirrorless cameras.</i><p>While many of us have seen how and why …

Cameras

In the US, Sony is Now #1 in Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Sales

<b>Congratulations to Sony for becoming #1 in mirrorless full frame camera sales in the US.</b><p>Though Canon may be #1 in Japan for mirrorless cameras, Sony …

Cameras

We Want to Feature Your Photography

Hey folks,<p>The Phoblographer often features inspiring photos by various photographers. Here’s how you can get a chance at being featured.<p><i>PLEASE</i> …

Photography

How Modern Day Documentary Photographers Use Medium Format

<i>Digital medium format photography has experienced quite a change in the past few years.</i><p>How many of you photographers out there have sat there, looked …

Seals

5 Lenses Every Documentary Photographer Should Have in Their Bag

<i>Documentarians and photojournalists are a unique breed of photographer; they can be found scurrying around in the dead of night, and they can be seen</i> …

Tamron

The Story of a Portrait Photographer Getting the Camera Turned on Him

<i>I am of the genuine belief that every photographer needs to have the camera turned on them every now and again in order for them to understand their</i> …

Framing