Cool Ways to Show Off Your Pics & Claim Status as Smartphone Photography OG
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
6d ago
In addition to the usual suspects, we've rounded up a couple lesser-known options. It's time to get those images off your phone and out into the world for others to enjoy. Xpozer Wall Displays from Bay Photo We fell in love with Xpozer Photo Wall Displays years ago when we first discovered them (review here). Unlike conventional prints, Xpozer Prints are light in weight, extraordinarily easy to hang, and offer a unique swap-out feature. Images are printed on Bay Photo's Radiant Satin fabric using a 12-color ink set and attach to any wall using their exclusive Aluminum Tension Hanging System ..read more
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Photographers' New Year's Resolutions For 2024
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
3M ago
When photographers talk "resolution" they usually measure it in megapixels. Today we're talking about a different sort of resolution, the kind that involves goals, intentions and idealized plans. Whether or not we follow our resolutions is irrelevant in my mind. Outlining a carefully considered course of action for 2024 and exploring new photography options are what it's really all about. Make Frequent Backups in Multiple Locations Your images are not backed up unless you have at least two additional copies besides the original. There's no excuse; fast external hard drives cost less than lun ..read more
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It's Easy to Become a Published Photographer
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
9M ago
Show your best images to the world and earn bragging rights when your photograph is selected to join the Shutterbug Photo of the Day gallery. It doesn't matter whether you shoot with a smartphone or a Hasselblad—if you have the talent, let it be recognized. © Lorenzo Cassina. First published Mar 1, 2014. "This is the last section of stairs to reach the top of the Cape Florida Lighthouse at Bill Baggs State Park in Key Biscayne, Florida." Nikon D80, Nikkor 18-200mm zoom, 1/15 sec, f/3.5, ISO 400. When you post to our Photo of the Day Gallery there’s a chance that your image may be featured on ..read more
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Film Shooters: The Film Photography Project is a Valuable Free Resource You Should Know
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
9M ago
Nurturing neophyte film photographers and movie makers, supplying photo schools with film cameras, and helping photographers of all levels learn how to use legacy film cameras, Michael Raso and the Film Photography Project volunteers have engaged with tens of thousands of film users around the world via a monthly podcast, by answering emailed questions and by conducting workshops. If you're into film of any size, shape or format, visit the FPP website and tune in to a podcast. Based in the Garden State in a former 1940s war engine plant that's located one-half mile from an abandoned Kodak fac ..read more
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Sunny 16 Rule: Proper Exposure Without a Camera Meter (VIDEO)
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by Ron Leach
11M ago
Today’s quick tutorial is a throwback to the days before electronic cameras, without autofocus, built-in meters, and other modern conveniences. The Sunny 16 method for determining proper exposure was one of the easiest “rules” back then, and it can bail you out of a jam today when using a full-featured camera. Many photographers still use manual cameras on occasion and, for them, the video below will be a refresher. But what if the light meter your modern camera goes haywire, or your battery runs dry and you don’t have a spare? In those instances the Sunny 16 Rule is far better than gues ..read more
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Start Shooting 35mm Film - Here’s a Complete Guide
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
1y ago
It’s easier to get started in film photography than you may think, and you’re sure to enjoy the ride. If you’re even vaguely thinking about shooting some film, read this story. It’s a compendium of everything you need and where to get it.  Many seasoned photographers started out with 35mm, 120 roll film or 4x5 view cameras back in the pre-digital days. For most of us, 35mm was the ticket because it offered the most economical path, and there were more 35mm camera models to choose from.  Eventually we all transitioned to digital photography—some eagerly, some defiantly and some relu ..read more
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5 Reasons Every Photographer Should Shoot with a Kine Exakta, the World's First True 35mm SLR
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by Dan Havlik
3y ago
Show Promo Image The landmark Kine Exakta camera of 1936 was world’s first successful 35mm SLR. Although the Russians announced their Sport 35mm SLR a year earlier, this ingenious but ungainly clunker was made in limited quantities from about 1937-1941 and distributed only in the Soviet Union. The Kine Exakta, on the other hand, was an instant international success and its maker, Ihagee of Dresden, Germany, produced it and its successors in huge quantities, enjoying robust worldwide sales. Jason Schneider Tue, 08/27/2019 ..read more
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Fujifilm Announces Neopan 100 Acros II Black & White Film Coming This Fall to Domestic Market
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by Jon Sienkiewicz
3y ago
Show Promo Image Fujifilm Corporation today announced they are introducing a new generation of Neopan 100 Acros black-and-white film this fall in Japan. Named Acros II, the film is said to deliver unsurpassed resolution, fine grain and sharpness, and will be released in 35mm and 120 roll formats. Shutterbug Staff Mon, 06/10/2019 ..read more
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Watch This Classic Nikon F5 SLR Commercial Shot with the Camera at 8 Frames Per Second
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by Dan Havlik
3y ago
Show Promo Image Now here's something very cool for fans of Nikon's classic analog SLRs. Nikon Rumors has unearthed the below commercial from 1997 for the Nikon F5, which spotlights one its most unique features. Dan Havlik Tue, 04/16/2019 ..read more
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Going Dark: How to Build and Equip a Photographic Darkroom
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by Dan Havlik
3y ago
Show Promo Image The renaissance in film photography these days has created the need for a “wet” darkroom. It’s a fun alternative to digital printmaking. Nothing beats watching an image come to life in the developing tray. Gary Miller Thu, 01/03/2019 ..read more
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