Photography

New Hasselblad H5X System

New Hasselblad H5X System

Hasselblad has announced the launch of a new and exclusive medium format camera body. The highly versatile H5X has been developed primarily for H1, H2, H2F and H4X photographers who seek H5 capability - and also as a backup body for H5D users. The H5X, which boasts latest capture functionality and works seamlessly with Hasselblad's …

The Unseen Stories Of Humanity

The Unseen Stories Of Humanity

Drift by Brooklyn-based young talent Brook DiDonato seeks to blur the boundaries of reality by integrating real narratives with surreal visual elements. DiDonato’s background in photojournalism taught her the power of visual storytelling. Photojournalism isn't about fiction, but it shows us how photographs like ‘Napalm Girl’ by Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Ut could change the way we …


Post-Photography: The Artist With A Camera

Post-Photography: The Artist With A Camera

The book Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera (Laurence King, ISBN: 9781780672281, $40) by author Robert Shore takes a look at the exciting world of photographic image-making that is emerging in the digital world. The real world is full of cameras; the virtual world is full of images. Where does all this photographic activity leave …

hi you are beautiful how are you? By Valerie Phillips

hi you are beautiful how are you? By Valerie Phillips

hi you are beautiful how are you? (Longer Moon Farther, ISBN 978-0-9543403-5-3) Is a culmination of the meetings of photographer Valerie Phillips and Swedish artist and sometime model Arvida Byström. Phillips has been photographing Byström for the past two years. Introduced to each other by a mutual friend who intuited the creative relationship that has …

VSCO – The Gold Standard Of Film Emulation

VSCO – The Gold Standard Of Film Emulation

Apple has told 9to5Mac that that the company will be ceasing development of their photo editing software Aperture for pro photographers and the consumer version iPhoto, offering Photos for OS X as a replacement. Some time ago we had been writing about VSCO's Aperture tools, but a lot of photographers, including myself, use Adobe's Lightroom …


Santorini – Everything Is Somehow Linked To A Dream

Santorini – Everything Is Somehow Linked To A Dream

This documentary project was commissioned by Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort built around a 400 year old winery made of dark volcanic stones. The name comes from its history and connection to the surrounding nature, as in Santorinian idiom ventema (βεντέμα) means harvest. Petros Koublis cooperated with interior designer Stamos Hondrodimos to create a series of …

Does Yellow Run Forever?

Does Yellow Run Forever?

Does Yellow Run Forever? (MACK, ISBN 978-191016406-8 , $50) is an intimate and quite personal book by Paul Graham which also manages to subtly question what we seek and value in life – love, wealth, beauty, clear-eyed reality or an inner dream world? The work weaves in and out of three groups of images: photographs of …

A Hong Kong Memoir By Fan Ho

A Hong Kong Memoir By Fan Ho

Photographer Fan Ho has won 280 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide since 1956. He spent many years capturing the grit, congestion and vibrancy of mid-Twentieth Century Hong Kong. Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir (Modernbook Editions, 101 dual-color plates, $75) is the latest book by the photographer and completes the trilogy Fan Ho …


Camera-Less By Taylor Curry

Camera-Less By Taylor Curry

Photography has been used since its advent as a tool for indexing. Cliché verre is a combination of painting and or drawing, with photography. Cliché verre is French. Cliché is a printing term: a printing plate cast from movable type; while verre means glass. The Plant, Fish, Feathers and Founding Fathers are all created use …

Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

Guide: Nikon D810 Experience E-Book

The D810 is a very popular camera, and this is the first detailed and comprehensive guide available. Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop Guides, Nikon D810 Experience (375 pages, $14.99) will help you learn to use your D810 quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you desire. …

Taser Axon Body Camera

Taser Axon Body Camera

The Taser Axon Body ($399) camera is a little black box meant to attach to a shirt and sit over the wearer's heart. But, unlike other wearable cameras, like the GoPro, it's specifically meant for use by law enforcement. With a 130° lens providing an even greater field of view, the recording camera captures more than …


Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

Behind The Scenes: Photo Shoot Sony Xperia With Benjamin Kaufmann

German photographer Benjamin Kaufmann has taken the photos for the last Sony Mobile campaign Xperia Style: Puristic Muse. "I wanted to meld the stunning landscape with the outstanding design of the smartphone. The work should capture the beauty of the product and the magnificence of the landscape at the same time and should embody the …

People Of The Sea By Ingo Gebhard

People Of The Sea By Ingo Gebhard

Portrait photographs have been made since virtually the invention of the camera. The sitting time in the middle of the 19th century for the subject, though still much longer than now, led to a general rise in the popularity of portrait photography over painted portraiture. German photographer Ingo Gebhard has gone back to slowness with his …


Rotation180° Panorama, The Rapid Access Camera Backpack

Rotation180° Panorama, The Rapid Access Camera Backpack

MindShift Gear is a group of committed professional photographers and product designers who are dedicated to building carrying solutions for those who are passionate about photography. The photo gear company was founded by the creators of Think Tank Photo. The Rotation180° Professional (exterior dimensions: 13.5" W x 22.5" H x 10.5" D, total weight 2.5 kg, …

Exit Ghost By Kai Bornhöft

Exit Ghost By Kai Bornhöft

The cover of the photo book Exit Ghost (Langhans, edition of 500, roughly $45) by German photographer Kai Bornhöft is made of real concrete. Inside the object are printed full page images from analog black and white photographs. They are slowly revealing the subject of the photo series, telling the story of how something comes …

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

Kenji Leather Half-Case For Fujifilm X-E1

New Fujifilm X-E1 leather half cases and full cases are becoming available these days. Kenji handmade leather's half cases for the X-E1 made us lock. The cases can help improve ergonomics by giving a better grip on your camera, and of course protect your camera. Their cases feature full back protection for your camera with sculpted …


iShoxs ProMount

iShoxs ProMount

Are you fed up with cheap clamps that are constantly slip out of position? The German made iSHOXS ProMount (roughly $235) promises absolute grip. The mount is the result of intensive cooperation with athletes from various sports, who have searched a long time for the right support to film high-end videos with their actioncams. CNC …

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

Polaroid Cube: 124° Of Awesome

The folks at Polaroid are at it again! They’ve cooked up The Cube, a go-everywhere action cam. This little action cam sports a water resistant case, is shockproof, and built to handle everything you can imagine. Plus it's as easy to use as it is easy on the wallet. Packed with fun including 1080p HD …

Desperate Cars By Sébastien Girard

Desperate Cars By Sébastien Girard

Exhausted, abandoned, wounded, the collection of cars captured by Sébastien Girard are in fact desperate. Girard's documentary Desperate Cars (self-published in an edition of 500) takes a look at the autos around his suburban neighborhood in Toulouse, France. We find them in the middle of the night, broken wrecks bearing the scars of their mad …


Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

Lomo LC-A+ Instant Camera

The LOMO LC-A+ ($250) is famed for its trademark effects: the moody vignettes framing the shot, the vibrant colors, vivid saturation and contrast. Just like the iconic LC-A+ snapshot, this LC-A+ Instant Camera is also equipped with Multiple Exposure and Long Exposure features and a hot shoe for external flashes. The camera uses Fujifilm's Instax Mini …

Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013

Metamorphosis: Meatpacking District 1985 + 2013

It was the winter of 1985, when photographer Brian Rose decided to explore New York's Meatpacking District with his 4x5 view camera. Early in the morning before dawn, it was a scene of carnage as men grappled with meat carcasses hanging from hooks under metal awnings along the streets. At night, a different sort of …

Along The Forge By Johnny Panessa

Along The Forge By Johnny Panessa

"Fifty years ago, the Forge River and Moriches Bay, of Long Island’s south shore lagoonal system, achieved notoriety when their polluted conditions were alluded to in a report of the US President’s Science Advisory Committee (1965). The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution investigated the bay throughout the 1950s, identifying duck farming as the cause of 'objectionable', …