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Adventure photographer Jesper Gronnemark recently did an impressive skydiving photo shoot using flashes and other studio equipment in midair while free-falling at 125 mph (~200 km/h).

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Its not surprising when camera companies hire photographers to pitch their products. But photographers have also been enlisted to sell other types of products — the result of Madison Avenue trying to romanticize the occupation, even though the reality often fails to meet the expectation. Nowadays photographers are more likely to spend the majority of their time sitting at a desk in post-processing or trying to collect on invoices that are 6 months past due.

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This article was originally published on the PhotoShelter blog, and is being republished in full on DPReview with express permission.

Its not surprising when camera companies hire photographers to pitch their products. But photographers have also been enlisted to sell other... more

After raising $585,085 through Kickstarter earlier this year, Lomography is finally ready to release its Neptune three-in-one lens system for sale to the general public. This odd system uses a single lens base that accepts three different front element groups to can create three individual focal lengths.

The Neptune system provides 35mm f/3.5, 50mm f/2.8 and... more

In the relatively warm winter between 2014 and 2015, common starlings were found staying in the Netherlands instead of migrating to the south. Photographer and filmmaker Jan van IJken took his camera out and shot... more

I spent close to a decade of my life as a sports photographer and during this time it never crossed my mind to shoot dance. My dance photography all began when I was asked by a friend who was auditioning for a dance program to help with her audition photos.

I didn’t have a clue about what to do, but thankfully she was very patient and the photos turned out okay. She got into the program and credited me for the images. People saw the work I had done and through a series of... more

NiSi has announced a new variable ND filter called the Pro Nano 1.5-5-stop Enhance ND-Vario. One of the filter’s features is that it says has no dreaded X-effect.

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If you’ve ever worked in retail at a camera store, perhaps this sketch will tickle your funny bone… or bring back bad memories. At 5:30 in this episode of the comedy show Rostered On is an interaction between a store employee and a customer asking to return a “broken” camera.

“It doesn’t take good pictures,” the customer complains. “All the photos come out blurry and some are dark.”

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There are two kinds of photographers out there: those who have lost a memory card, and those who are going to lose a memory card... it's only a matter of time. That's where Memistore comes in: this interesting little camera attachment lets you store two extra SDHC cards right on your camera itself, either using the tripod mount or your hot shoe.

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Back in May, a US federal court ruled that personal drones don’t need to be registered as part of the FAA’s mandatory drone registration program. That just changed: President Trump just signed a defense... more