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If you have a TLR camera, here’s a simple trick you can try to help you to focus more easily. All you’ll need is some rubber bands, scissors, aluminum foil, and a ruler (optional).

Here’s a visual guide (the pictures speak for themselves):

I made this strip of aluminum 1cm wide.

These next images are only illustrative of what you will see in the focus screen using this hack.

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Olympus reportedly has a mirrorless camera called the E-M1X up its sleeve, and the camera has now been leaked through a set of photos and specs.

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To bring some Christmas cheer to sick children stuck in hospitals, the Christmas Wish Project recently assembled 100 volunteers in 10 cities across 4 countries for an ambitious portrait project. The photographers made magical Christmas portraits for over 200+ kids and their families.

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With the explosion of social media and photo sharing, personal pictures commonly go viral and make their way onto major news websites, sometimes without the photographers’ permission. But a judge has just ruled that media companies can’t simply steal social media photos whenever they see fit.

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If you can live with some compression being applied to your files, Google Photos offers a reliable and free method for storing your photos and videos. The platform can also be used for storing original-quality JPGs and Raw files but those files will count against your quota and once you're out of storage you'll have to pay for extra space.

Depending on the file types you... more

How do you go about creating photos of a person on fire without actually setting someone on fire? Through creative planning, photography, and retouching — and sacrificing the well-being of some mannequins.

For a series that was originally published in 125 Magazine, London-based photographer... more

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Sigma has nicknamed its 105mm F1.4 Art the 'bokeh master' and after shooting it on the Sony a7R III, we're beginning to understand why. Take a look at how this behemoth of a lens performs with some environmental portraits.

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A Reflex-Nikkor 1000mm f/11 prototype is mounted on the Nikon Z 7 via the Mount Adapter FTZ

Nikon Museum is showcasing prototype interchangeable lenses from the 1950s to the 1980s in a special exhibition called "Prototype Lenses -- Fascinating Images Captured by the Nikon Z 7 Mirrorless Camera." The exhibition opened on October 2 and includes around 60 prototype lenses created... more

Image software company VSCO has announced plans to become a fully mobile company. This process will involve retiring its existing desktop presets on March 1, 2019, VSCO revealed on its website, leaving users with the VSCO mobile app, mobile tools and presets, and the annual $19.99 membership.

VSCO first launched in 2012 to offer film emulation presets on desktop. Soon after, the company launched a mobile app offering the film presets, which ultimately... more

Having learned photography in the time of manual analog film cameras, I know digital feels different. And for me, its all about the “left and right of photography.”

Analog photography is predominantly a left-handed pursuit but digital is predominantly right-handed. The question that begs to be asked is what influence does this have on creativity?. Or more importantly, your images?

I personally find that the right-hand operation of shutter and aperture makes for... more

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