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Tourist Breaks 200-Year-OId Sculpture by Sitting on It to Take a Picture

Earlier this month, an Austrian tourist learned a tough (if obvious) lesson at the Antonio Canova Museum in Possagno, Italy: don't sit on the sculptures. While posing for a photo with a 200-year-old plaster cast of a famous statue, the tourist leaned on and broke off several of the sculpture's toes.

This is Why You Don’t Put Your Camera on a Ledge

If you ever need to set your camera down temporarily, make sure you choose a safe place with as little gravitational potential energy as possible. It seems one photographer learned this lesson the hard way and paid a dear price.

I Took Apart My $2,300 Sony Lens to (Try to) Fix It Myself

I always put a lens hood on my lenses. Except… when they fall! As I recently finished shooting at 6 AM in the Maldives with my wife, I kicked my tripod with my Sony a7R III, Sony 16-35 f/2.8 GM, and an ND-8 filter on it. The tripod fell over towards the ocean and, to my partial relief, fell on the wooden platform 7 feet (2m) below with the camera on it…

Etherial Images From A Broken Leica Camera

These days I spend most of my time living and traveling between Serbia, Hungary, Ukraine, and Finland, exploring and researching the global analog photography scene as best I can. I do this for my own personal endeavors such as my store, Cameraville.co, as well as my continuing journey with Camerarescue.org (formerly Cameraventures), headed by Juho Leppänen, which I will get into a bit later.

I Smashed My Nikon D4 — Here’s What I Learned

My name is Brandie Sunley, and I've been working full-time as a portrait and event photographer for nearly eight years. It's been a massive learning curve getting into this industry, and a lot of things had to be learned the hard way. The following story is one of those hard lessons...