Chris Gampat

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How and When I Knew that It Was Time to Upgrade Cameras and Lenses

<i>This is the story of how I knew when it was time to upgrade cameras</i><p>I grew up in a household where unlike many others in the neighborhood, had digital …

Cameras

How to Compose Intuitively in Street Photography

<b>The following is a syndicated post originally found on Eric Kim’s blog. It has been published here with his permission. Syndication by Joy Celine</b> …

Street Photography

Camera Bag Review: Vanguard Alta Sky 510 Backpack

<i>The Vanguard Alta Sky 510 Backpack won a Red Dot design award</i><p>For the last many years I’ve been a Tamrac / Lowepro user and I spent years in a local …

Cool Stuff

Landscape Photographers! These 10 Lenses Will Do You Well For Under $600

<i>Mountain near, Mountain far… You’re gonna need a lens for that.</i><p>Calling all landscape photographers! Are you interested in expanding your kits but …

Cameras

The Ultimate Wedding Photographers Guide For 2017

<i>Shoot Weddings? Want To Shoot Weddings? This Is The Ultimate Guide For You.</i><p>As we continue our ultimate guide series rounding up our top content of …

Weddings

How to Bulk Load Your Favorite Films to Save on Film Costs

<i>If you shoot a lot of film, then you probably bulk load it.</i><p>Do you find yourself constantly shooting with with just one emulsion? If you’re not yet …

Video Tutorials

Fujifilm GFX100s To Come In 2019 And May Have IBIS, Reports Say

<i>Fujifilm’s GFX lineup will have a growth spurt in 2018/19 it seems.</i><p>Building upon the report that we shared last week regarding the Fujifilm GFX R …

Cameras

Vintage Camera Review: Olympus XA2 (A Great Street Photography Cam)

The Olympus XA2 probably isn’t as famous at its predecessor, but it is quite a beautiful and simple camera to use otherwise. I got mine from Brooklyn …

Photography

How To Choose The Right Landscape Photography Lens For You

Landscape photography is one of those great photographic niches that anyone can enjoy and take part in, regardless of gear. You can just go outside, …

Landscape Photography

Reza Bassiri Captures Osaka's Glow with Kodak Portra

<i>All images by Reza Bassiri. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>Japan never fails to amaze in many ways, especially when it comes to everyday …

Creative Commons

Where and How to Develop Kodak Vision 3 Motion Picture Film

<i>Screenshot image from the video on Kodak Vision 3</i><p>So, you want to get your hands on some Kodak Vision 3 Film and try it out for still photography. …

Amazing

Fill Out Our Survey, Get a Chance to Win a $1,000 Gift Card

<i>We’re trying to build a better Phoblographer through this survey.</i><p>In 2009 when I started this website, I knew where I wanted the website to be in 10 …

Tailoring

The New Kodak Super 8 Camera Could Go for $3,000 (and other Updates)

<i>Image from the Kodak Super 8 Camera update</i><p>It’s been nearly two years since Kodak announced their plans to make a new Super 8 camera at the Consumer …

Filmmaking

Inside the Photographer's Mind: Vivienne Gucwa

<i>Lead photo by Vivienne Gucwa.</i><p>Yesterday we filed the pilot episode of our new Inside the Photographer’s Mind web show with Adorama TV. Inside the …

Photography

Introspective: A Photo Project Shot on Kodak Aerochrome About Self Discovery

<i>All images by Dan Zvereff. Used with permission</i><p>We first read about Dan Zvereff on Japan Camera Hunter, we were captivated by his images and his use …

Photography

The Creator Behind the Camera Matters More Than the Camera

We want to start this article off by saying that we live in a day and age where every camera is good if not great. It’s possible to create a …

iPhoneography

You May "Regram" Your Favorite Instagram Posts Soon

<i>Could a “Regram” feature be coming soon on Instagram?</i><p>Instagram has no doubt been a phenomenal outlet for many photographers to showcase their work …

Instagram

Review: Sony a7r III (The Camera So Many of Us Have Been Waiting For)

<i>The Sony a7r III is one of the most perfect Sony cameras to date.</i><p>I used to borrow a joke from my buddy David Schloss that Sony got things 80% right …

Cameras

Experience Clandestine Photography with Minox Subminiature Cameras

<b>Now you can load up your Minox Spy Cameras with film!</b><p>Heads up, film photographers, spy camera fans, and vintage camera collectors! If you still have …

Photography

Delight Your Film Photographer Friends with ShootFilmCo Goodies

<i>Images from ShootFilmCo. Used with permission.</i><p>It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again. Still undecided about what to give your film …

Photography

The Meyer Optik Primoplan 75mm f1.9 Can Cover Fujifilm's GFX 50S' Sensor

<i>With the new Meyer Optik Primoplan 75mm f1.9, you’ll get bokehlicious portraits</i><p>Just in time before the holidays, we’re getting a brand new lens …

Cameras

Nostalgic NYC Street Portraits in Film by Maxence Dedry

<i>All images by Maxence Dedry. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>New York City remains a favorite of street photographers not only for its vibrant …

Photography

A Musing and History of the Pentax 67 SLR for the Film Geek

<i>All images and text by Zeb Andrews over at Blue Moon Camera. Used with permission.</i><p>Where to start with the Pentax 6×7? How about if we start with the …

Pentax

Matthew Hall Finds Beautiful Abstracts in Everyday Objects

<i>Images and words by Matthew Hall. Used with permission.</i><p>When I was young my grandfather subscribed me to National Geographic. I remember the vivid …

Photography

Stephen Shore Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art

<i>Stephen Shore’s Retrospective at the MoMA is worth exploring for every photographer</i><p>A tangerine sunset casts a Texaco station in an eerie light in a …

Art

Toby Harriman Paints the Serene Beauty of the Night in "Mono-Tone"

<b>All images by Toby Harriman. Used with Creative Commons permission.</b><p>Despite the sheer volume of night photos focused on the ethereal beauty of …

Creative Commons

Michael Shainblum Unravels the Magic of an Ancient Pine Forest

<i>All images by Michael Shainblum. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>Astrophotographers and night photography enthusiasts typically choose shooting …

Nature

Maria Sahai's Landscape and Nature Photography is an Ode to the Arctic

<i>All images and text by Maria Sahai. Used with permission.</i><p>I’m Maria Sahai, and I was born in a remote Russian Far East on the shores of Sea of …

Indigenous Peoples

Tune in Tomorrow for Our Live Show on Adorama TV!

<b>Inside the Photographer’s Mind premieres tomorrow on Adorama TV at 6pm EST on December 6th, or join us live and in person!</b><p>Photography has two sides …

Photography

Luis Ruiz: Following a Passion as a Music Photographer

<b>All images by Luis Ruiz. Used with permission</b><p>Photographer Luis Ruiz is a New York based creative that I met years ago when I first started the …

Street Photography