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Sony Unveils the Ultra-Compact Sony a7C Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

As promised, Sony unveiled a new full-frame mirrorless camera via livestream this evening. But while this was originally rumored to be a compact entry-level model that would sit below the popular Sony a7 III, the new Sony a7C may be more of a step sideways than a true budget option.

This Designer Created the ‘Ideal’ Leica Q3 in Photoshop

Designer Arun Venkatesan is a big fan of Leica's full-frame, fixed-lens Q-series cameras. But while the Leica Q2 fixed some of the annoying design faux-pas of the original Leica Q, Venkatesan doesn't think the camera maker went far enough. So, like any good designer, he did it for them... in Photoshop.

An Instax Camera with a Leica M Lens

Good photos have become commonplace. Smartphones have demystified camera technicalities in the past decade, and its pervasive adoption has democratized photography for mass consumers. Since the first known photograph was made in 1820, camera functions evolved significantly to compensate for human error.

Kanton DX35 is a Concept Machine for Easy At-Home Film Processing

One of the barriers to entry for people interested in trying film photography is the challenge of getting film processed. Finding a convenient lab can be tricky and pricey, and developing at home can be messy and laborious. Designer Thomas Müller thinks he has come up with a solution: an automatic film processing machine called the Kanton DX35.

If Adobe Made a Keyboard for Photo Editing…

What if Adobe decided to jump into the keyboard market and create a keyboard for photographers and other creatives? What would it look like? Brazilian designer Vinicius Araújo decided to turn his best guess into a futuristic concept keyboard called the Adobe Keyboard.

Creating a Surreal Photo of a Man on a Ladder Crossing Water and Sky

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer who creates surreal scenes with his camera and Photoshop. His latest work is titled All Above the Sky. It shows a man climbing a ladder and poking his head above the sky, only to find himself looking up out of the waters nearby. Above is a 1-minute behind-the-scenes video that shows how it was created.

How to Shoot Double Exposure Concert Photography

I recently shot a series of double exposure photos of the band I Don’t Know How But They Found Me at The Knitting Factory, and they've received a great response. So, I thought it would be worth explaining how I took them!

Portraits of Strangers Found Through Craigslist

For their ongoing "Craigslist Encounters," the Los Angeles-based photography team Kremer Johnson has been shooting portraits of completely strangers who are each found using Craigslist. Each subject responded to an ad titled "Characters Wanted" and agreed to pose for $20 an hour.

This One Thing Will Make Your Photos Better: Storytelling

Here's an inspiring video by Mango Street about one of the most important things you can learn to do as a photographer, which is storytelling. In addition to organically capturing moments as they happen, you can also conceptualize and execute an idea that inspires you, and Rachel and Daniel show how it's done in the 5.5-minute video above.

Print: A Concept Digital Instant Camera in the Age of Smartphones

Digital instant cameras are an emerging trend in the world of photography: Polaroid launched the Pop in January, and Fujifilm followed suit with the SQ10 a few short months later. But industrial designer and photographer Jordan Steranka thinks he can do better: his Print is a concept instant camera designed with an ultra-modern aesthetic.