The Phoblographer Magazine

By Chris Gampat | Unique interviews, news, culture, and reviews by the staff of The Phoblographer: the most unique photography blog on the web.

Lightroom for iOS Now Supports RAW for iPhone 7 Plus's Portrait Mode

If you’re an iPhone 7 Plus owner, then you got a really great treat today from Adobe. Today, the company announced that they will now offer more …

Apple News

And The Winners of the 2016 Red Bull Illume Are...

<i>All images used with permission from Red Bull. Lead image by Lorenz Holder.</i><p>The winners of the 2016 Red Bull Illume Image Quest were announced with …

Photography

Olympus Pen-F Has the Best High ISO Results of Any M43 Camera

The latest news from DXO Mark rates the Olympus Pen-F as one of the best Micro Four Thirds sensors overall but extremely well when it comes to high …

Cameras

Greg Watermann: Photographing Cosplay with the Zeiss 135mm f2 Milvus

<i>All images and text by Greg Watermann. Used with permission from Zeiss.</i><p>Recently, Zeiss Ambassador Greg Watermann got the chance to shoot with the new …

Cosplay

Cheap Photo: Big Savings on Needed Tech

We all need tech — be it monitors, SSD storage, powerbanks, etc. Today we highlight several great deals on some photographer-essential tech, so make …

Photography

Your Cell Phone Can't Do What My Camera Can

Dear iPhoneographers,<p>You create compelling work. I know you may hear this all the time, and I know that you’ve got all the art buyers in the Upper …

Phones

Creating the Photograph: Chantal Routhier's "Science Fiction Fantasy"

<i>Creating the Photograph is an original series where photographers teach you about how they conceived an image, shot it, and edited it. The series has</i> …

Photography

A Photographer's Predicament - Creating Value in a Low Barrier to Entry Environment

Photography

The Flash Bag is Part Camera Bag, Part Reflector, All Awesome

Designer Scott Tallenger (aka Scotty Avocado, bka Scottstradamus), is currently crowdfunding his latest invention “The Flash Bag”. A messenger style …

The Polaroid Brightsaber Turns Photographers into Untrained Jedi

Today, Polaroid announced the release of their all-new Brighsaber travel light wand for photographers and videographers. Featuring 98 high-powered …

Polaroid Photography

Corey Rich: A Career in Photography, and On Mentors

<i>All Images By Corey Rich. Used With Permission, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume.</i><p>Corey Rich is one of the biggest names in the action and adventure …

Photography

Cheap Photo: Up To $45 Off Sandisk Extreme Pro SD Cards

We have been busy with the mountain of announcements and news that came out of Photokina, but today we get back on the Cheap Photo saddle and have …

Photography

Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

Photographers

The Kootek Lens Kit Tries to Be an All-in-One Solution

While advancement in smartphone camera has enabled photography to be extremely mobile, there are inevitable mobile phone photography limitations such …

Mobile

Winter in Norway: The Stunning Winterscapes of Franz Sußbauer

Landscape photography is so much more than driving out to a remote location and snapping a few images. It takes time, dedication, planning, and lots …

Photography

Do Professional Photographers Use TTL?

One of the questions that has been typed very often into our search engine bar is whether or not professional photographers use TTL flash. It’s easy …

Photography

Xpert Advice: Less is More - Using Color Effectively in Portraits

If you look at the work of some of the master portrait photographers, you’ll notice that much of their work tries to keep the use of color very …

Fujifilm

Life of Dragon Flies Combines Decorative Lighting with High Fashion

<b>All images by Marta Bevacqua. Used under a Creative Commons License.</b> <br>Paris based fashion and beauty photographer, Marta Bevacqua, has created a …

Fujifilm's New White Instax 300 Wide is an Urban Outfitters Exclusive

The Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 has been out for a little while now in it’s not so beautiful gray and black color scheme. But now, you can score the …

Fujifilm's GF Lenses With Their Full Frame Equivalents

No doubt, one thing that many photographers have likely asked themselves since the Fujifilm GFX system announcement just over a week ago is about …

This Photograph Is NOT Free, It's $10,695

Like anything else in life, this photograph is not free. If I chose to allow someone to use it without paying me, that’s one thing. But you (random …

"Unleashed" Brings Sensor Based Triggering To Your DSLR

Unleashed, a camera remote app which was originally a Kickstarter backed product has newly added functionality thanks to the recent partnership …

MindShift Gear Announces New TrailScape Backpack

MindShift Gear recently announced the release of their all-new TrailScape backpack. Aimed at meeting the demands of outdoor photographers, the …

Is the New Sony a99 II Too Late to the Photography Game?

Though Sony was the first to the game with full frame interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras with autofocus, the company has traditionally played …

Photography

Train Full Of Emotions Is a Series of Telling Portraits Shot on a Train

<i>All images by Skander Khlif. Used with Creative Commons License.</i><p>Choice of location for street photography shooting is extremely important, and …

How To Shoot RAW On Your iPhone with Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Of course one of the big announcements to the world prior to Photokina was that Apple’s iOS 10 would support RAW image capture, and not long after …

Think Tank Upgrades Its Shape Shifter Expandable Backback

Think Tank Photo’s Shape Shifter Backpack has been updated with three new configurations. After receiving input from professional photographers, …

Photokina Announcements Raise Camera Manufacturers Stocks

When the Apple iPhone 7 was announced, it was clear that Apple was going after the DSLR and mirrorless cameras in an intention to end their industry. …

Men Alone: Haunting Black And White Long Exposure Landscapes

<b>All images by Yucel Basoglu. Used under a creative commons license.</b><p>Photographer Yucel Basoglu is obsessed with creating sweeping breathtaking scenery …