The Phoblographer Magazine

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Inception: Mind-blowing Geometrical Manipulation Of Reality

<i>All images by Mr Unknown. Used under a Creative Commons License.</i><p>When it comes to conceptual or abstract photography that usually involves heavy photo …

Christopher Nolan

Tom Hussey Shows Emotional Reflection Of Younger Self In Mirror

<i>All images by Tom Hussey. Used under a Creative Commons License.</i><p>Tom Hussey is an advertising and portrait photographer who created a series of highly …

Photography

Orbot Is A 360 Degrees Product Videography And Photography Solution

It is not an easy task to create a 360 degrees product view in photos and videos. A recent Kickstarter Project, Orbot is a computerized photography …

Videography

BENQ's New SW320 31.5" 4K Monitor Is Perfect For Photographers

Some might say that the key to a great image is a good camera, or good lenses, or even your eye as a photographer, and while all of that is true – …

Photography

Essentials: The Compact Medium Format Film Photographer

<i>Essentials is a series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could surely be</i> …

Photography

Apple's iPhone Yet Again Dominates Flicker Uploads in 2016

Smartphones dominate Flickr’s report detailing the most popular imaging devices of the year on the image sharing network. It is news that is both …

The Camera: Society's Latest Addition to the Luxury Product Lineup

Have you noticed that cameras and lenses these days are becoming more and more pricey? Well, the good ones are at least…<p>And that every phone …

Cameras

Ricoh Unveils Keenai For Managing Your Photos and Videos

In this day and age, we are all taking photos and video on a range of devices across different operating systems, for different purposes, in …

Ricoh

Sigma Announces the SD Quattro H

Sigma has launched the APS-H version of its sd Quattro camera, ahead of the reports saying it would come on December 20th. The sd Quattro H is a 51 …

Cameras

A Photographer New to Flash

<i>All images by Salim Hasbini. Used with permission.</i><p>When you were first starting out as a photographer, you most likely knew nothing about flash. Some …

Photography

Cheap Photo: Canon and Nikon Ring In New Lens Savings

“I’ll tell you what, I am getting so freaking sick and tired of all these incredible camera deals being launched the last couple weeks,” said no one …

Nikon

Understanding the Fujifilm GFX 50S and the Medium Format Mentality

It’s no secret: lots of photographers are drooling over the idea of shooting with the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera. The idea of owning …

Photography

The Cosyspeed CAMSLINGER Streetomatic+ Holds Larger Mirrorless Cameras

Cosyspeed is a camera bag manufacturer that was initially known for creating some pretty suped up fanny packs for photographers. In some ways, they …

Photography

Reports Say Yongnuo Gearing Up To Launch a 50mm F1.4 Lens

Could Yongnuo be gearing up to launch their own version of the Canon 50mm F/1.4? That is what some reports over on Photo Rumors are pointing to with …

Cameras

Should You Take That Street Photograph? On Ethics and Social Norms

You, yes you, are a banana. For today, and only on this day, you have chosen to go about your business dressed up as a banana. You’re going to …

Ethics

Six Fun Gifts Ideas for the Polaroid Photo/Instant Film Fanatic

Instant film has had a sort of reemergence with the ever growing popularity of Fujifilm’s Instax cameras, and Impossible Project’s various cameras …

Cameras

Ben Blennerhassett Fused His Passion For Cinematography And Travel Into A Short Film "One Heart"

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Last year we featured Ben Blennerhassett’s amazing travel photography work taken at locations from all around the world …

Short Films

No One Wants to Buy a Print of Your Photograph Because of This

No one wants to buy your prints partially because of the fact that you (if you’re reading this), are most likely a nobody in the photography …

Photography

Macphun’s Luminar Photo-Editing Software Adds Support for Macbook Pro Touchbar

Macphun, the folks behind Aurora HD and the Creative Suite, have released an update to its new Luminar app adding support for the 2016 Macbook Pro’s …

Apple News

Cheap Photo: Continued Cyber Monday Week Deals To Be Had

Today we continue with our highlighting of the killer deals that are still available for Cyber Monday Week over on Amazon. Really, there are still …

Photography

#MoreThanAnImage Highlights The Power Of Photography

As photographers it can be easy to focus on the technical aspects of photography; the gear we use, the settings that are chosen. These are the easy …

Photography

5 Fixed Lens Point And Shoot Cameras For Professional Photographers

As professional photographers we demand a lot from our cameras: we need manual controls and the ability to tweak the settings to our liking, at the …

Cameras

Nissin Air Wireless Speedlights Come to Fujifilm and Micro Four Thirds

Nissin is one of the most well-known third-party Speedlight brands and their Air wireless system is a great option for photographers looking to …

FUJIFILM

7 Lenses That Really Changed the Photography Game this Year

Lens innovation over the past few years has mostly focused on pure image quality. But it’s obvious that we’re at a point where both cameras and …

Photography

Photographer Joel Crane Wants to Create a Multi-Format Tintype Camera

Australia based photographer and woodsmaker, Joel Crane, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his unique custom-built multi-format tintype camera. …

Photography

Understanding the Difference Between Terrible Photos and Dislikes

Most photographers go about trying to become better by starting out with putting their work online. They share via Instagram, 500px, Flickr, Reddit, …

Photography

New Book to Document the History of Skateboarding through Portraits

<b>All images © Matt Kurtin.</b> Taken from the Kickstarter.<p>Bay Area photographer, Matt Kurtin, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming book …

Photography

Retro Video Game Inspired Video Explains How a Digital Camera Works

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Have you ever had a friend who was new to photography and asked you basic questions about how a camera works? Have you …

Cameras

DXOMark: Pentax K-1 and Nikon D800E Sensors Outdo Sony a99 II

The Sony a99 II has pretty much the same sensor that’s inside the Sony a7r II, but for some odd reason cameras with older sensors appear to outdo it …

Nikon