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This Official Canon Teddy Bear Comes with Its Own DSLR

Some parents try to get their kids to fall in love with photography from an early age. If you are a diehard Canon shooter who wants your child to share that same loyalty in their formative years, look no further than this official Canon teddy bear.

Amelia Earhart’s Leica Camera for Sale on eBay for $70,000

Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic, disappeared while flying the Pacific over 80 years ago, but fascination over her story remains strong to this day. And now you might be able to own a little piece of her history: a Leica purportedly owned by Earhart has appeared on eBay.

A Forgotten Solution to the Problems of Zoom Lenses

For a few years now, I’ve had in my collection one very strange lens. I bought it primarily for its value as a collectible so, up until now, I haven’t really spent much time playing with it. Made in 1975, this manual focus Minolta MC Rokkor-X 40-80mm f/2.8 lens is one strange puppy.

4 Cool and Unusual Used Cameras Found in Tokyo

Japanese camera manufacturers dominate the digital photography landscape, so it might come as a surprise that the used film camera market is also thriving in Tokyo.

This Rare Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 Lens Comes with Its Own Humidor

Here's one way to identify a pricey lens: it comes with a dedicated luxury humidor for humidity control. Back in 2008, as Leica was ending a manufacturing run of its Noctilux 50mm f/1 lens, the company decided to release the last 100 units as a special edition. Each of the lenses was shipped with a special humidity control box crafted in Paris, France, by Elie Bleu, which makes high-end humidors for cigar aficionados.

Magnum Selling $100 6×6 Signed Prints of Shots That ‘Changed Everything’

Magnum Photos continues to serve as an honored photographic cooperative with offices in New York, Paris, London, and Tokyo. Founding members of the cooperative include the legendary names of Robert Capa, George Rodger, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. This year, the association asked their members what they believed was “an image that changed everything”; and now, you can own limited signed prints of those photographs without breaking the bank.

21 Rolleiflex Prototypes Appear on eBay with a Price Tag of $178,000

The factory that manufactures Rolleiflex cameras is being liquidated in a bankruptcy auction, so there's a chance we may never see new Rolleiflex twin-lens reflex cameras produced ever again. As the fate of the brand is in limbo, 21 original Rolleiflex camera prototypes have appeared in an auction on eBay. For a cool $178,000, collectors can own a unique piece of photographic history.