The Phoblographer Magazine

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Cheap Photo: Shoot Longer With These Awesome Battery Savings

The three-day weekend is just a few hours away! But before you ditch work early and hit the road for your holiday adventures why not take a gander at …

Fujifilm Natura 1600 Comes to RNI Films iOS App

If you can’t seem to get your hands on Fujifilm Natura 1600, then RNI Films just released an update that will give you a brief glimpse of what the …

Polaroid Hotel is Your New Cool Photography App

It’s not often that a new photography app really elicits a cool new interface and features, but the Polaroid Hotel App is totally looking to do that. …

Hacking a Bronica ETRS to Shoot Fujifilm Instax Film

<i>All images by Brock Saddler. Used with permission.</i><p>“It’s really wonderful.” says photographer Brock Saddler about the image quality involved with his …

Three Steps to Create a Telling Portrait of Someone

Creating a portrait of someone can be pretty simple, but creating a portrait of someone that tells us a little bit about them is more complicated. It …

Cheap Photo: Mirrorless Lens Savings You Don't Want To Miss!

The great savings this week continue, as today we highlight some of the best mirrorless lens savings that we are currently aware of, including lenses …

Photoshop CC's Upcoming Content Aware Crop Tool Solves a Big Problem

The next version of Photoshop CC is looking to solve a major problem that many of us have had for a while after the introduction of the Upright …

Creating the Photograph: Jason D Page's "Lady of the Lake"

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

The x2 And Difference Rule of Charging for Photos

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>Lots of photographers have absolutely no idea what to charge a client when they’re first starting out. …

Time is Running Out to Save 93% on Macphun's Creative Kit XXL

This week has been full of some killer deals, but of all the savings that we currently have in our listing, none are quite on the same level as …

Great Selections From Our Black and White Photography Contest

La Noir Image is teaming up with PhotoCrowd to give away two subscriptions to the magazine when it finally becomes a reality.<p>Check out the contest …

Kodak Professional Film App Helps You Find Development Locations

Today, Kodak Alaris announced that their Professional Film Photography app is now available for the iPad and Android in addition to the fact that …

Fleeting Moment; An Argument Against the Camera Phone

FOMO: Fear of missing out. Yes, it’s a thing. And there are studies that say that in the future, we’re all just going to try to record everything and …

Jesse Struyvelt: Women Behind Emotions (NSFW)

<b>This is a syndicated blog post from La Noir Image. Project and words by Jesse Struyvelt. Images used with permission.</b><p><b>Website</b><p><b>Project page</b><p><b>If you enjoy</b> …

This Pinhole Photo Looks like an Angel Pulling a Shopping Cart

<i>All images by Marcio Faustino. Used with permission.</i><p>From what he told us in our last interview, photographer Marcio Faustino really loves pinhole …

Save up to 68% Off SanDisk 80MB/s + 95MB/s SD Cards

Yesterday’s incredibly enticing Fujifilm deals really got the week off to a good start, and today we have some more killer savings for you to enjoy. …

SanDisk

23 Ninja Tips For Your Next Photo Walk

If you’re going photo walking this weekend, you should really give these few tips from COOPH a solid shot. They teamed up with street photographer …

Ninja

MacPhun's Aurora HDR Pro Updates to Include New Cameras

MacPhun’s Aurora HDR, one of the best HDR programs out there, just got a new update. It now includes support for the RAW files of various new …

HDR Photography

Lensbaby Circular 180+ for use on GoPro® Hero cameras

A Fresh Look for Your GoPro®* Footage<p>GoPro® cameras are amazing. The fixed lens, however, can be limiting. The Circular 180+ lens, packed with 185 …

Shutterstock's Reverse Image Search Makes it Easier to Find Your Photos

Shutterstock today announced a new feature for their iOS app that will make it easier for photographers to actually have their images be found. …

Image Search

Review: Godox Thinklite TT685S TTL (Sony)

The Godox Thinklite TT685S TTL is a flash that I’ve honestly been waiting for for a very long time. While Sony has announced their own radio …

Photography

The Olympus TG-Tracker is Aimed at the GoPro Market

It was only a matter of time until Olympus was going to take its excellent TG series of cameras and turn them into a full GoPro competitor–and today …

Photography

An Argument for Photographers to Specialize

Despite what a few folks may say on the web whilst contracting themselves, the absolute smartest thing that a Photographer can do is specialize. Just …

Ansel Adams

Cheap Photo: Save $300 Off the X-T1 AND Get A Battery Grip Free

Happy Monday! Fujifilm has some fresh deals to check out, including this headliner, an <b>X-T1 for $300 Off</b>, plus the <b>battery grip for free</b>. The X-T1 is …

Olympus

Canon 5D Mk IV Said to Be Pushing the Video Features

It only makes sense that the successor to one of Canon’s most popular DSLRs will be boasting internal 4K video recording–or at least that’s what …

Humans of NY Tells the Story of His Success

Photographer Brandon Stanton is the man behind Humans of NY, and he recently sat down with Chase Jarvis on CreativeLive to chat about how he grew his …

Photography

Review: Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC DN Contemporary (Sony E)

Sigma has been putting out loads of awesome lenses over the past years–even their Contemporary glass seems to be right up there with their Art and …

Washington D.C.

Life as a Colorblind Photographer

<i>All images by Francesco Nacchia. Used with permission.</i><p>“It’s not easy to explain,” says Photographer Francesco Nacchia; a colorblind shooter who has …

Photographers

Anders Lönnfeldt: On the Aesthetics of Photographing Watches

<i>All images by Anders Lönnfeldt. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Anders Lönnfeldt wanted to try something new: photographing watches. Much different …

Watches