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Joe Farace Posted: May 01, 2015 0 comments

The reality is you can make portraits using any lens but most photographers will tell you the ideal portrait lens has a focal length in the range of 85-135mm. The first dedicated portrait lens was the 150mm f/3.3 Petzval developed in 1840, which had a 30-degree angle of view and was considerably faster than lenses of the period. It was so legendary that Lomography recently produced a new version for Canon EF- and Nikon F-mount cameras that costs $599.

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Suzanne Driscoll Posted: May 01, 2015 0 comments

“What happens to a dream deferred?” asks Langston Hughes in his famous poem. Photographer Robert Weingarten found a way to fulfill his dream, even though it happened much later in life. In high school, a guidance counselor advised he would have to choose between a career in photography and working in the finance world if he wanted to make some decent money. “I grew up in a tenement in Brooklyn, New York, and hated being poor,” Weingarten recalls. “But I always had a passion for photography and loved taking and developing pictures.”

Jon Sienkiewicz Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

There’s an old saying that locks only keep honest people honest. If you ask me, that’s some BS spin a locksmith cooked up to explain why thieves cut through his deadbolt like it was licorice. If a lock cannot deter a bad guy, what’s the point?

The Editors Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

Today’s Shutterbug Photo of the Day may look like it’s from a different era, but it was actually shot this month by Nicole Wardell. Wardell is now in the running to win a $1,000 Canon Pixma Pro-1 photo printer or a $500 Gift Certificate from LensRentals.com in our April Photo of the Month contest.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

Leica Camera unveiled its new Leica M Monochrom (Type 246), an updated version of the company's black-and-white-only digital rangefinder. Leica says the revamped M Monochrom is the first digital camera to capture a real black-and-white image (still or moving) without the aid of image processing or filtering.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

Lomo introduced the retro-style but new Lomo LC-A Minitar-1 Art Lens this morning. This unique lens features the original optics from the Lomo LC-A and is compatible with many analogue and digital cameras.

Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 30, 2015 0 comments

MindShift Gear’s designers have created new 13 cases (and bundles) so action camera users can find and use their GoPro cameras, attachments and accessories easily. The series includes carrying cases for single or multiple cameras and provides easy organization for all of the mounts, screws and accessories.

The Editors Posted: Apr 29, 2015 0 comments

Today’s Shutterbug Photo of the Day is a cascading capture by Kevin Byrne. Byrne is now in the running to win a $1,000 Canon Pixma Pro-1 photo printer or a $500 Gift Certificate from LensRentals.com in our April Photo of the Month contest. Details on how to enter here.

Dan Havlik Posted: Apr 29, 2015 1 comments

When I tell someone I’m the editor of Shutterbug, the discussion quickly turns to photography (imagine that!) and everyone, absolutely everyone, has something to say about taking photos. This is one of the best things about having cameras in smartphones. More and more people are enjoying photography and that’s the truth, plain and simple.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Apr 29, 2015 0 comments

The new TLC200 Pro from Brinno is an HDR video camera (an upgrade to Brinno’s TLC200 model) that can be used both indoors and outdoors to create cool time-lapse videos over pre-set variables of time.

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