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Oskar Barnack’s 1923 0-Series Leica May Fetch $3.2M at Auction

Leica has announced the return of the Leitz Photographica Auction, the world's largest auction of historic cameras that will be held for the 40th time and celebrate its 20th anniversary, with a special piece this year -- the Leica 0-Series No. 105, produced in 1923 and owned by Leica inventor Oskar Barnack himself.

Yellowstone National Park 150th Anniversary Photos

See 150 Years of Yellowstone National Park in Photos

Yellowstone National Park was established as the United States' first national park in 1872. To celebrate its 150th year, National Geographic has published a series of photos captured over that time of what is often called America's Wonderland.

23 Years Later: Reviewing the 1998 Classic Nikon Coolpix 900

In 1998, Nikon launched the COOLPIX 900, the company’s third digital camera but arguably its first designed with photographers in mind. The previous COOLPIX 100 and 300 may have had the honor of being Nikon’s first digital cameras, but those 1997 models were firmly in the computer peripheral camp.

Reviewing Canon’s First Consumer Digital Camera 25 Years Later

Canon’s first consumer digital camera was the PowerShot 600, which launched in 1996 and sports a fixed 50mm equivalent lens, half a megapixel of resolution, and a surprisingly large body. It cost just shy of a grand at the time and was the debut of the PowerShot series.

25 Years Later: Revisiting the DSC-F1, Sony’s First Digital Camera

Back in 1996, Sony launched its first consumer digital camera, the DSC-F1. It had one-third of a Megapixel, four megabytes of built-in memory, a 1.8-inch screen, and a lens housing that could rotate 180 degrees for comfortable waist-level shooting or selfies.

Sotheby’s to Auction Off Massive Ansel Adams Collection, Including $1M Print

Sotheby's has announced plans to auction off one of the most impressive collections of Ansel Adams' work in existence. On December 14th, over 100 of the legendary photographer's most iconic photos will be sold, headlined by an early print of Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico that is expected to fetch between $700,000 and $1,000,000 by itself.