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Nikon’s Exceptional 200mm f/2G Lens Has Been Discontinued

Last week, Nikon Japan moved the legendary NIKKOR AF-S 200mm f/2G ED VR II lens over into its 'Old Product' list of discontinued F-Mount lenses. And while Nikon USA won't confirm the news, this probably means that the old lens is no longer in production, and will hopefully be replaced in the near future.

The Late Kenny Rogers Was a Fantastic Photographer

Legendary country singer Kenny Rogers passed away this past weekend at the age of 81. And while the music industry is mourning one of its brightest stars, fans of Rogers know that we lost more than a phenomenal musician—we lost a fantastic photographer as well.

Martin Parr: A Leading Documentary Photographer of Post-War Britain

“I can’t shoot street photography where I live. My city is just so boring. I need to travel more to explore exotic places to be able to shoot more.” Those are sentiments I had some time ago about my photography. In this video and article, I would like to challenge these views by looking at one of the world’s most famous and successful documentary photographers. Let’s talk about Martin Parr.

Henri Cartier-Bresson on Learning to Look

Here's a clip from an old interview in which legendary photographer and street photography pioneer Henri Cartier-Bresson was asked about the art of seeing. His answer probably isn't what you'd expect.

Legendary Photo Editor John G. Morris Dies at 100

Legendary photo editor John G. Morris died today in Paris. He was 100. Morris was a titan in the world of photojournalism, serving as photo editor for LIFE, The New York Times, National Geographic, and Magnum. Photographers he worked closely with include Robert Capa and W. Eugene Smith.

Watch This: Rare Interview with Iconic Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham

The passing of iconic NY Times photographer Bill Cunningham has been met with an outpouring of affection, remembrances, and more than a few tears. He was, in every sense of the word, an icon. And today we're thrilled to share with you a rare interview with the humble, soft-spoken, and deeply-missed photographer.

The Story Behind David Bowie’s Legendary Mugshot

If you're a fan of the late musician David Bowie, there's a good chance you've seen these police portraits before. Often referred to as one of the best celebrity mugshots, the photos are mistakenly believed to be staged promotional photos. But they're not: they are official mugshots taken after Bowie was arrested for marijuana possession back in 1976.

The history of the photos is also rather interesting.

Douglas Miller, The Legendary Street Photographer of Laguna Beach

You may not recognize the name, face, and photos of Douglas Miller, but many people living in Laguna Beach, California, do. He's a street photographer who has been shooting a roll of film per day for 44 years, creating a remarkable photo archive of 350,000+ spontaneous snapshots that tell the story of his town.

Filmmaker Jason Blalock decided to shoot a documentary of this prolific local artist from his hometown, and what resulted is a new documentary titled "Sawdust and Sand: The Art of Douglas Miller." Above is a 3-minute trailer.

Sample Footage Shot with the Ultra Rare Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 that Can See Behind Itself

About once per year, one of the rare Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lenses out there pops up on eBay when some camera shop or another picks one up. The price ranges from $60K to $160K and it's gotten to the point where we usually just ignore the listings because... well... we've covered them enough times.

But when one of our readers tipped us off to a new listing earlier today, we took notice, because this one comes with a sample video of the lens in action.