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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 29, 2016 0 comments

If you’re one of those photographers with shoe boxes full of medium format negatives and can’t afford an expensive film scanner to digitize them, here’s a simple solution: Dump out one of those shoe boxes and turn it into a scanner using the ingenious (and cheap) method provided in the following video.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 29, 2016 0 comments

At street level, Moscow-based photographer/adventurer Angela Nikolau appears to be a young photographer with the looks to be a model. But when you see the photos she makes after scaling some of the world’s tallest buildings, you realize first impressions can be very deceiving.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 29, 2016 0 comments

Jeanne Adams is Ansel Adams’ daughter-in-law and she ran the master’s gallery for 25 years. In this intimate interview from Advancing Your Photography, she provides some never-before-heard stories about Ansel’s iconic career.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 25, 2016 0 comments

Fujifilm unveiled two new products for mirrorless shooters this morning: the compact, retro-styled X-A3 camera, and the weather and dust-resistant XF 23mm f/2 R WR wide-angle lens.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

The Wing from Edelkrone is a portable, manual tripod attachment that delivers silky smooth camera movements without rails and folds into a tiny package that fits in your pocket. It provides a travel distance four times its size and moves with your camera to stay outside your shot.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

Yaw Addae is an enterprising and creative New York taxi driver from Ghana who photographs his passengers while he saves money to start a production company. He says the flexible schedule of a cabbie gives him plenty of time to pursue a variety of creative pursuits.

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 24, 2016 0 comments

If you’ve never heard of “sea fireflies” until today, join the club. These tiny bioluminescent shrimp live off the Southern coast of Japan where they are referred to as “umihotaru” and make amazing photo subjects. 

Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

While most athletes have already returned home from the Rio Olympics, a small army of photographers and technicians are still busy packing up photo gear, miles of cable, and the latest digital technology. The video below gives you a look at all the equipment used by Associated Press photographers at the 2016 games.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

We’ve posted some really beautiful timelapse videos lately—all of which were captured in the great outdoors. Now, thanks to clever photographer/woodworker Frank Howarth, you can learn how to make your own orbiting timelapse rig for creating interesting imagery in your home studio.

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Ron Leach Posted: Aug 22, 2016 0 comments

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been sending back some incredible images—many of which can be viewed at NASA’s online image gallery.  The incredible photograph you see here is one of our all-time favorites.

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