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Nikon Z 40mm f/2 Review: Affordable and Surprisingly Useful

Despite a nearly two-year global supply chain shortage, Nikon has been making good on the company's promise to deliver a plethora of new lenses for the mirrorless Z system. Filling in most of the missing gaps from the F-mount lineup with greatly improved lenses, this time with a unique and affordable "in-between" focal length lens for everyday use, the $297 40mm f/2 Z.

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16 Best Gifts for Photographers in 2024

Need to buy a gift for a photographer in your life but have no idea what to look for? We have scoured the world of photography to put together this list of best gifts for photographers you can find right now.

The LomoGraflok 4×5 Instant Back Review: A New Twist for Large Format

Not many people own a 4x5 camera let along actually use them, which makes Lomography's new LomoGraflok 4x5 Instant Back particularly interesting. It allows those with 4x5 Graflok-equipped large format cameras to shoot with Fujifilm Instax Wide film It's niche, but should appeal to a very small, but passionate, group of photographers.

Great Reads in Photography: July 25, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!

Great Reads in Photography: May 23, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!

Nikon Z7 II Review: Not Just An Upgrade, But A Remarkable Camera

The original Nikon Z6 and Z7 were personal favorites of mine, but there were a few things "missing" from that mirrorless system that I was hoping would be addressed in the next generation. Thankfully I was not disappointed with the launch of the Z7 II as Nikon pretty much addressed every issue I had with the first generation.

Film Photography Shootout: 35mm vs 120 Film with Fuji 400H

Braedon Flynn from Film Supply Club is back with another film photography shootout. Except this time, instead of comparing two different film stocks (see here), he's comparing two formats using the same film: 35mm and 120 format Fuji 400H.

Full Circle: MingThein.com is Going Into Retirement

Almost 20 years ago to the day, a teenager made an unwise camera choice1 to record what he was experiencing in case he might later forget. In reality, the choice was really to consciously notice the world around him and single out the bits that mattered – starting immediately with the things he was involved in, which at the time was the crazy period of growing up known as ‘university’.

How to Do Water Ripple Tank Shadow Photography

A simple ripple tank is the mainstay of every physics teacher's demo collection. The typical demonstration is done with a point light source of a little tungsten light bulb a few feet above the ripple tank. The ripple tank is in reality a shallow pan of water with a clear bottom. The ripples are observed by placing a sheet of paper a foot or so below the pan of water.

Film Photography Shootout: Fujifilm Pro 400H vs Kodak Portra 400

Braedon Flynn and the folks at Film Supply Club have put together a "shootout" between two of the most popular color negative film stocks out there: Fujifilm Pro 400H and Kodak Portra 400. If you've ever wanted to compare these two side-by-side on the same scenes without going out and shooting them yourself, this film photography shootout video fits the bill.

Why the Sale of Kodak Paper and Chemistry to China is a Good Development

When a few days past, the news circulated that Kodak Alaris had sold its paper division to Hong Kong-based Chinese company Sino Promise, reactions were mixed and ranged from disinterest over protectionist outrage to the fear that analog photography would finally meet its demise.

These are the Winners of the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards

The World Photography Organization has revealed the winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards, one of the most prestigious competitions in the industry. Each image—from the overall winner, to the category winners, to the Open, Student, and Youth winners—demonstrate the power of photography to not only capture a meaningful moment, but to send a powerful message.

This Photographer is Printing Photos on Algae

There are various mediums and techniques you can use to create prints of your photos, but have you considered using algae? That's what photographer Russell Marx has been experimenting with, and the result is impressive.

The CAMERADACTYL Brancopan: A 35mm Panoramic Camera You Can Print at Home

My name is Ethan Moses, I make cameras at CAMERADACTYL. I 3D print film cameras and ship them all over the world. I want to share the newest camera I’ve made: the CAMERADACTYL Brancopan, a 35mm wide format camera that makes 20x 24x58mm frames in a 1:2.4 aspect ratio on standard 36 exposure 35mm film.

The State of Nikon’s Z Mount, One Year Later

For Canon, Nikon and Panasonic, 2018-2019 was the first year where they all truly "went for it" when it comes to mirrorless. All three released full-frame mirrorless cameras, and all three seemed to have different priorities with those releases. In this three-part series, we're looking at each of these companies in their first year and evaluate where each of them stands today in what is now a very competitive market.

Why I Share My Contact Sheets

One of the major shortcomings of sharing work online, especially on social media, is that it is often a highlight reel of incredible work. That's not a bad thing if your only goal is to enjoy work, but for people looking to learn, it can offer some unrealistic expectations.

My Visit to the Abandoned Radioactive City of Pripyat

Before you read the rest of the article, and it will be a long read, please allow me to share a few thoughts with you. Visiting the abandoned city of Pripyat and the disaster site of Chernobyl was an experience that I was looking forward to for a very long time.

An Interview with Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky is a legendary Canadian fine art photographer who specializes in chronicling the extraction and destruction of the earth and it’s minerals, mines and more. His images bring a painterly beauty to the banal.

Photographer Snaps Grand American Libraries in All Their 360° Glory

The Library Book is a lavish creation of sweeping 360° panoramic photography of U.S. libraries by Thomas R. Schiff and published by Aperture. The book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles through 120 images from the very earliest American libraries to modernist masterpieces.

Why Photographers Don’t Get Modern Art

It’s understandable that the great unwashed masses of the larger population might not appreciate contemporary art. But you’d think that photographers, who are creatives in their own right, would appreciate the art and creativity of others in all of its various forms. What I’ve seen instead is that, when it comes to much contemporary art, most (but not all!) photographers tend to dismiss the work outright.

Review: The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is One Solid and Sexy Camera

Take a moment, rewind back to March of 2012 and remember the buzz that surrounded the release of the Fujifilm X-Pro1. Many of my close photography friends — professionals, casuals, Sony fanboys, and even film shooters — were talking Fuji and discussing how they must have the X-Pro1.