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.

GINZA NO SUKIMA: A Dark Look at a Japanese Shopping Town

<i>All images by Takahiro Yamamoto. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Takahiro Yamamoto fell in love with photography after playing with his father’s …

Skin on Canvas: a Portrait Study of Tattooed People (NSFW)

<b>All images by Danny Alexander. Used with permission.</b><p>Danny Alexander is a portrait photographer living in Louisville, KY. He’s been previously …

Cheap Photo: Last Chance, Sigma Savings Expire Tomorrow

Well, after another week our running list now sits at <i>94 deals!</i> Today on <i></i>Cheap Photo we highlight the Sigma savings on 12 lenses that are set to expire …

Olympus

Studio Binder Creates Call Sheets for Photographers

As any very professional photographer will tell you, being organized is what makes life so much simpler when it comes to actually shooting. To help …

The Epson Creative Print App Lets You Print Your Instagram Photos

Epson recently created a new app for those of us “Millennials.” It’s called the Creative Print App and links up with your phone to directly let you …

Letters to the Editor: A Lens for Still Life and Nature Photos

<i>Letters to the Editor is a recurring series where Chris answers specific emails/letters that could benefit more than one photographer, interesting</i> …

Photography

PhotoCrowd Offers Users Gorgeous New Print Store

PhotoCrowd is already a pretty cool way to display your portfolio in case you’re looking for an alternative to something like 500px, Flickr or …

Souls of New York: The Story of Old New York

Photographer Steven Hazlett's "Souls of New York" recounts the people in a time when New York wasn't as glamorous as it is today.

Photography

The Essential Elements of Better Food Photography

Food–it’s the thing to tugs at the hearts of everything that lives and breathes; especially when it’s presented in a beautiful way. Food photography …

Cheap Accessories: Sandisk SD 5-Pack

Welcome to today’s Cheap Accessories post, our weekly look at some great deals on things that are not cameras or lenses. Today we have 26 deals for …

SanDisk

I'll Show You How Instagram Marketing is Easier Than You Think

Next week: I’m teaching you all how to not suck at Instagram marketing.<p>Just a reminder about the upcoming workshop being taught by yours truly about …

Black and White Isn't a Crutch; the Color is Just Drab

Black and White Isn’t a Crutch; the Color is Just Drab<p><b>La Noir Image is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to take our next step as a business.</b> …

Photography

Domke and Fujifilm Collaborate on New Camera Bags

<i>Don’t forget about out Kickstarter! Please help us!</i><p>Sometimes you collaborations between camera bag companies and camera manufacturers (like Leica and …

Cameras

MacPhun Releases Free Filters for Apple Photos

Bored with your current photo filters? MacPhun just released 30 free ones if you’re a user of the Photos application for Mac. It’s called Filters for …

Apple News

La Noir Image – The Interactive Magazine Dedicated to Contemporary Black and White Photos

When looking through your camera settings you’re bound to come across the black and white mode (or even in the new Fujifilm X-Pro2 the amazing ACROS …

Photography

Why I Have a Full-Time Job

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Bryan Minear. It and the images in this post are being used with permission.</i><p>There seems to be a divided mindset …

Photographers

EyeEm Mission: My Favorite Photo (Show it to Us!)

@aeysakchai<p>Let’s get personal! Take a trip down memory lane, scroll through your EyeEm profile and find that one photo that brings the good memories …

Zacharie Rabehi: Documenting Humans Through Life

<i>All images by Zacharie Rabehi. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Zacharie Rabehi is a young independent photojournalist who left school at a young …

Lesbos

Cheap Lenses: The Lenses The Mom In Your Life Wants to Add To Her Kit

Hello, Hello! Welcome back to another edition of Cheap Lenses, our total lens deal listing today is at <i>46 Deals</i>! Today, continuing our Mother’s Day …

Mother's Day

Help Us With Our Most Ambitious Project Yet: La Noir Image Mag

<b>Hey folks,</b><p>Last year I started La Noir Image: my love letter to contemporary black and white photography. It’s worked well enough but has been on …

Photography

The Most Important Aspects of a Photo

While the technical side of the photography world will sit there thinking about and citing 100% sharpness, dynamic range, high ISO results, etc. you …

Photography

The Head Hunters: A Portrait Project on the Last Known Warriors

<i>All images by Trupal Pandya. Used with permission.</i><p>“An important aspect to me while photographing is to be one with the people that I’m …

Portrait Photography

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5 Perfect Camera Deals For The Budding Momtographer

Welcome to Cheap Camera, where we save you money on the camera upgrade you have bee holding out for. Today we have a total of <i>42 camera deals</i> for you …

The Next Canon 5D Said to be Sports Oriented

Since Canon has a high megapixel full frame DSLR at the moment, it only makes sense for them to make something that’s a bit of a combination of the …

The Age of the Achromat: Daniel Sawyer Schaefer

Lens expert and master street photographer Daniel Schaefer tested the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art lens for us and not only brought back some …

Lomography

Review: Tamron 85mm f1.8 Di VC USD (Canon EF)

When Tamron announced their new initiative to make major improvements to their lenses, the quality of the products was rather mixed–and so that made …

Canon

SpiderLight Hand Strap Targets Flagship Mirrorless Camera Users

It’s been awhile since Spider Holster has done anything really eye catching; but their new SpiderLight handstrap looks pretty interesting. The camera …

Kickstarter