Photography

Fully-Fledged Professional iPhone Camera Experience

Fully-Fledged Professional iPhone Camera Experience

The app ProCam ($3.99) offers a fully-fledged professional camera experience both in terms of user interface and camera functionality. It is intuitive and easy enough for beginners who want the best quality photos and videos, but with all the versatility of customized settings that a pro-photographer requires. Get the most out of your iPhone’s camera …

Top Shot: Take Full Advantage Of iPhone 6's Incredible Camera

Top Shot: Take Full Advantage Of iPhone 6’s Incredible Camera

After months of rumors and anticipation, Apple unleashed the newest iPhone upon the world at its September 9 event, announcing the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Like every phone before it, the latest device was layered with tons of new toys and features that wooed the crowd and lived up the hype preceding the …


MindShift Gear: Two New rotation180° Backpacks

MindShift Gear: Two New rotation180° Backpacks

The people from MindShift Gear will be releasing two new backpacks featuring their award-winning rotation 180º technology. The first will be the rotation180 Trail backpack and the second one the rotation180 Travel Away backpack. The rotation180º Trail Backpack is a a smaller and lighter camera backpack with rotation technology. Accessing gear outdoors has never been …

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

The Finest Cloth To Clean Your Lenses

Cleaning your camera’s lenses should be a regular part of any camera owner’s maintenance. The best time to clean a lens is when it’s dirty – don’t get in the habit of cleaning it off daily as I did, because this will result in more damage than good. Every photographer has his own way and …

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above By Michael Pecirno

The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context. Situated behind a short fence, on a rolling grassy opening underneath three towering maple trees emerges the sculpture. Clad entirely in highly-polished stainless steel, The Air Above reflects vignettes …


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 …