Here’s a video by the Camera Repair Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that shows an overhaul they did recently of a Pentax K1000 film SLR — the “dirtiest Pentax [they’ve] seen in a very long time.” The 3 to 4 hour examination and cleaning is condensed down to 2.5 minutes, and shows the beautiful mechanical inner workings of the K1000.
One of the challenges (and rewards) of managing a digital production lab for a university research library is working with the wide assortment of analog formats that are collected within its archives, special collections, and map library holdings.
Earlier this year, 22-year-old London-based developer Nick Smith launched Dehaze, a web tool that suggests relevant Instagram hashtags given a genre and a location.
The refugee-turned-photographer behind the infamous Skittles photo used by the Trump campaign has filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump, accusing the presidential candidate of infringing upon the copyright of his “iconic photograph.” Back in September, UK-based photographer David Kittos had his photo of a bowl of Skittles used by Donald Trump Jr.
Since 1991, the Italian coffee company Lavazza has asked the world’s top photographers to shoot photos for its annual “Lavazza Calendar,” which was become prestigious in the world of fashion photography.
Birdie is a new GoPro accessory that helps you take aerial photos and videos simply by tossing your camera high into the air.
Kodak today announced a new smartphone called the Ektra that’s designed for photographers. The phone features imaging and editing capabilities that will help photography lovers to capture the photos they envision.
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There’s a crazy new lens in development for you Micro Four Thirds users. It’s called the Entaniya 250 Fisheye MFT, and it boasts an insane 250° field of view.
If the tripod thread on the bottom of your camera or favorite accessory breaks, don’t go throwing the whole thing away or sending it off for an expensive repair.
Photographer Seth Casteel made his viral name by photographing dogs and puppies, dogs and puppies underwater to be exact.
Bryan Stokely is a street photographer based in New York who has a keen eye for spotting unusual moments.
Photographer and creator of epic scenes Benjamin Von Wong has been quiet for a long time while he has, in his words, “been trying desperately to do the delicate dance of keeping my epic style while also doing good in this world.” This surreal lava portrait photo shoot is his return to the game.
Flickr announced an update to its desktop website today that brings a trio of new changes and features for helping you discover photos and interact with other members.
Hyperfocal distance—commonly defined as “the closest distance at which a lens can be focused while keeping objects at infinity acceptably sharp”—is critical for landscape photographers who want their whole frame in focus.
If you take a look at photographer Charlie Kitchen‘s latest work, the images appear to be landscape photos with 3D shapes added in digitally.
Josh Rossi isn’t just a talented commercial photographer, he’s an awesome dad, too. When his 3-year-old Nellee shared her dream of becoming Wonder Woman, he pulled out all the stops, dropping $1,500 on a custom Wonder Woman costume and creating a killer photo shoot.
Leica today announced its new Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 lens. It’s a classic lens that is being reborn to deliver wide-angle shots in reportage photography with an ultra-compact lens.
If you’ve been itching to step up your film photography game—be it trying 35mm for the first time, stepping up to 120 medium format, or even trying out large format film—this old video that’s circulating the Interwebz again today is a great place to start.
The Nikon faithful have two new lenses to drool over this morning: an all-new ultra-wide PC 19mm f/4E Tilt-Shift that features some fancy engineering, and a redesigned 70-200mm f/2.8E with better stabilization, a new optical design, and an electromagnetic diaphragm.