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How Much is Photoshop in 2022?

Buying a copy of Photoshop back in the day wasn’t cheap, but it used to be easy. One price, one copy. Nowadays, with subscription models dominating the creative software space, things have gotten a bit more complicated. And while photographers may need a bingo card to know how much Photoshop is going to cost, there are a lot more benefits than swinging down to the local computer store and picking up a copy.

Shooting Film in 2022

Should You Shoot Film in 2022?

If you haven’t joined the resurgence of film photography in the past few years, you might be asking yourself, “Should I start shooting film in 2022?”

The Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera next to a stack of pennies

Is the Z9 the Cheapest Pro Camera Nikon Has Released?

Nikon has been rightly praised for the top end specifications of the recently announced Z9. It has taken the mirrorless space race to the next level, regaining lost ground to sit at the genetic top of the proverbial camera tree. While $5,500 is clearly a lot of money, is the Z9 the cheapest pro-spec camera the company has released?

Are Cameras Actually More Expensive Now Than Ever Before?

There is a purveying sentiment that cameras have only gotten more expensive over time. While there is certainly some validity in certain sectors of the market, the truth about camera prices over time is a bit more nuanced and complex than the average person makes it out to be. So, let’s take a look.

How I Shot a $12,000 Canon Lens for Years for Just $400

The title of this post is actually an understatement. If I were to factor in the money I actually made in image sales from photos taken with my Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x, it wouldn’t have cost me anything at all. It would have made me a great deal of money.

The Price of a Flickr Pro Subscription is Going Up Starting Today

Flickr just sent an email to all of its members announcing that—as mentioned in CEO Don MacAskill's recent open letter—the price of Flickr Pro is officially going up. The price hike will help Flickr's parent company SmugMug keep the photo sharing platform alive as they continue to improve the service and (hopefully) add more paying members.

How Much a Full Pro Camera and Lens Set Costs for Each Brand

Photographer Terrance Lam's friend recently purchased Sony's entire line of pro G Master lenses. Curious about how the cost stacks up against other ecosystems, Lam decided to do some research and find out how much equivalent camera and lens kits cost for other brands.

Want a Fully Loaded iMac Pro? That’ll Be $13,199, Please

When Apple's new iMac Pro arrived on the scene yesterday, there was one crazy detail that jumped out at a lot of people: if you choose to include all the optional upgrades, the computer will cost a staggering $13,199. Here's a closer look at how you get to that price.

How Much Do Oliphant Backdrops Cost? Answer: Over $1,000

Oliphant Backdrops are iconic backdrops used in portrait photography. You've probably seen these backdrops in photos by Annie Leibovitz and many other famous photographers. Art always comes with a price and rightfully so, and the biggest question many people ask is how much the backdrops cost.

That Time I Paid $6,544 for 256MB of RAM to Run Photoshop…

Back in January 1995, I upgraded my Mac 8110 desktop to 256 megabytes of RAM for $6,544. Why? Because Photoshop needed a minimum of 5 times the RAM to work with a 8.5×11 RGB 8-bit color page, and that was 24 megabytes.

The iPhone 7’s Camera Parts Cost $26, or 9.5% of the Phone

The iPhone has become one of the most popular cameras in the world, but the actual components that go into the iPhone's camera don't cost very much materials-wise. Apple is estimated to spend about $26 on the iPhone 7's camera module, representing just 9.5% the bill of materials for the entire phone.

The Most Expensive Camera Kits Photographers Can Buy for Each Brand (in 2014)

What are the most expensive camera and lens combinations you can buy for each manufacturer? Of course you could spend $2.79 million on a historical 1923 Leica or $165,000 on an ultra-rare Canon 1200mm lens, but what about gear that any photographer can purchase through a normal retail outlet?

We decided to do some research into what the priciest camera kits (a body plus a lens) currently available to photographers are in 2014.