luxury

Photographer Captures the Crumbling Luxury of an Abandoned French Chateau

French photographer Romain Veillon recently had the chance to explore a famous old chateau that represented the height of luxury in 1901. Now abandoned, the chateau in Veillon's images shows how the ravages of time spare no second thought for riches, leaving the place, quite literally, in tatters.

Shooting a Luxury Watch Photo… with a $5 Watch

The cheapest watch I could find, that was my mission! I decided I wanted to create a magazine advertising image using a really cheap watch. My goal was to replace the luxurious and expensive aspect of the image with an unknown brand but still maintaining that feel of expense and luxury in the final shot. It was also to focus on the photography and the importance and impact it has on advertising.

Leica is Now in the Watch Business

If you're a die-hard fan of Leica cameras, the company has just unveiled a new line of watches that will pair nicely with your gear. That's right: Leica is now in the luxury watch business.

Leica’s New Cufflinks and Pendants Are Shaped Like Shutter Speed Dials

Leica is getting serious about hip photographic fashion accessories. Earlier this month, Leica USA unveiled an $840 lighter, $840 pen, and $175 keychain. Now, Leica Russia is getting in on the action as well: the company has launched pendants and cufflinks that are faithful replicas of Leica camera shutter speed dials.

Apple Surprises Photographers with Ultra Fancy ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ Photo Books

Earlier this year, Apple launched a global ad campaign called "Shot on iPhone 6" that featured the company's favorite iPhone 6 photos, which were captured by 77 different photographers. The iPhone 6S has since replaced the 6, but Apple hasn't forgotten about how the photographers helped the phone become yet another hit.

The company has begun shipping out fancy cloth-covered coffee table photo books to the photographers as a special "thank you" gift.

This $500 Wedding Selfie Stick is a Hit with Brides

Luxury wedding selfie sticks are a thing. Not only do they exist, but they're actually a hit with brides who want to shoot selfies on their big day with style.

The New York-based boutique Reem Acra recently unveiled a $500 selfie stick that's covered with Swarovski crystals and white blossoms. It's being sold for a whopping $500 each, and it's already out of stock.

This Leica M ‘Null Series’ Camera Kit Costs More Than a Luxury Automobile

How much would you pay to celebrate 100 years of Leica photography? The Leica Store in Miami recently asked that question and found over 100 people who were willing to pay out $55,000 for a limited edition ‘Leica M Set’. Now, Leica is asking that same question yet again, but with a pre-production camera set from an even more finite collection... and a much higher price tag.

The Unspoken Reason Why Wedding Photography is So Expensive

Here's a common complaint: "Why is wedding photography so expensive?"

One of the most common complaints about wedding photography is that it’s too expensive. I’ve seen this sentiment uttered from all corners of the Web. I’ve also seen just as many photographers jump at the opportunity to defend their prices by writing articles that only an accountant could appreciate.