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Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 16, 2014 0 comments

Canon has just unveiled a massive zoom lens for cinema cameras. Called the CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens, Canon is hailing it as the “world’s largest 4K ultra-telephoto zoom lens” for large-format, single-sensor cinema cameras. With a built-in, 1.5x extender, the focal length of the new lens translates to 75-1500mm.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 16, 2014 0 comments

A tripod is a must have item for photographers so we all have at least one in our gear bag or studio. While handy, there are times when it simply isn’t practical to carry around a stand size tripod and some places (such as museums) don’t allow one. Manfrotto’s versatile Pixi mini tripod is the ideal solution to this dilemma. 

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Steve Meltzer Posted: Oct 15, 2014 0 comments

Ray Metzker was an extraordinary photographer whose work is in the collections of dozens of art institutions. During his photographic career he had more than 50 one-person museum exhibitions and was the recipient of two Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships. His photographs are in museum and art institution collections all over the world. When he died last week on October 9, 2014 his hometown newspaper, The Inquirer (Philadelphia), wrote that, “Ray K. Metzker, 83, (was) widely considered one of the nation's greatest photographers.”

Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 15, 2014 0 comments

Leica has introduced a chic-looking new compact camera: the limited Leica X “Edition Moncler,” which goes on sale this month for an as-yet undisclosed price.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 15, 2014 0 comments

The Terminal Bar opened its doors in New York City for the first time in 1958 and was located just across the street from the Port Authority bus terminal, near (world famous) Times Square. In 1972, Sheldon (Shelly) Nadelman began working there as a bartender and stayed for the next ten-years until it closed in 1982. Featured in the iconic Scorsese film Taxi Driver, at that time the Terminal Bar was know for being one of the roughest dive bars in the city.

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 14, 2014 0 comments

Here's another fun item to add to your holiday wish list:  a stylish, must-have photo bag for all the ladies who want more than just a standard case for their compact camera.

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Lou Jacobs Jr. Posted: Oct 14, 2014 0 comments
When I first saw this series of images of the little girl, I realized the photographer had carefully posed and lit the images in a delightful manner. The child portrayed in numerous styles is actually quite contemporary and lives with her parents in Melbourne, Australia. Her dad, Bill Gekas, is a professional photographer, self-taught and very adept at portraiture, though his main occupation is managing a family manufacturing business.
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Dan Havlik Posted: Oct 13, 2014 0 comments

We've covered a lot of exotic lenses being sold for exorbitant prices on eBay in the past– remember this $96K Nikon 6mm F/2.8 fisheye? – so this rare glass offering really caught our eye.  It’s a Nikon 13mm F/5.6 wide-angle lens currently drawing a maximum $18,099 bit on eBay. (The auction ends on Thurdsay.)

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 13, 2014 0 comments

Another item on most photographers' holiday wish lists this year will be a photo gear bag (for that amazing new camera and all the latest gadgets that are, of course, also on your list). And Booq has a wide variety of sizes and styles of great caemra bags to choose from. If you have your eye on a new DSLR (or just want a case for the one you already have) then check out the Booq Python toploader bag. 

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Cynthia Boylan Posted: Oct 10, 2014 0 comments

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals is a retrospective opening on November 1, 2014 at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA). The show will be the largest presentation of this pioneering photographer’s work, and is organized by Linda Benedict-Jones, curator of photography at CMOA.

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