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Take a 40-Minute Tour Through the History of Photography

Great Britain's Royal Institution has put together a fascinating "tour through the history of photography." Using his own camera collection as a jumping off point, chemist Andrew Szydlo takes you through a sort of "crash course" on the history of photography in 41 minutes.

Look Inside the Van of a Female Photog Who Lives Full-Time on the Road

Christian Schaffer is an outdoor adventure and travel photographer who lives full-time on the road. After living in an SUV for a couple of years, she upgraded to a much larger and more comfortable van that serves as her new home. In this 14-minute video, Schaffer gives us a tour of her beautiful house on wheels.

Freediving to Photograph Humpback Whales

The ocean is fascinating in every way. We know so little about its mysteries and tend to ignore its importance for all living life. What is it about the underwater world that draws people from all over the world to explore its depths? For me, the allure of marine life welcoming me into their natural habitat rather than the other way around is beautiful.

Inside My Tiny Home Photo Studio

A lot of people seem to think I have a giant photo studio space. I do not. I actually have never had more space than the 2 converted bedrooms I work in now, and not so long ago I was renting a small, bedroom-sized commercial space. And even before that, I used to work in a studio between my bed and my desk. And going even further back, I had to sit on my bed to even be able to shoot a half body.

An Exclusive Tour of Adobe’s Offices

I'm Johnnie Behiri, the co-owner of cinema5D. Adobe is a well-known company in the filmmaking and photography industries (and beyond). But for me personally, it was time to ask what lies behind just the name, so I reached out with the request to visit some of their facilities in the United States, intending to “create a face”, asking who this huge company actually is.

Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon's CMOS sensors may be manufactured in Sony factories, Nikon actually spends a considerable amount of resources designing those high-end sensors.

A Tour of the Cartoni Tripod Factory

Johnnie Behiri of cinema5D recently visited the Cartoni tripod factory in Rome, Italy. The 11.5-minute video above is a behind-the-scenes look at how the famous tripods are made by a small team at the family company.

This Tour of Kodak’s Factory Shows How 35mm Film is Made

The folks over at Negative Feedback recently paid a visit to one of the hallowed grounds of film photography: Kodak's sprawling headquarters and film factory in Rochester, New York. In the 12.5-minute video above, photographer George Muncey and his crew take us along on the private tour they were given.

A Look Inside Sigma’s Art Lens Factory

Want to see how Sigma's highly acclaimed Art lenses are made? Johnnie Behiri of cinema5D recently had the honor of being the first journalist allowed to independently film inside Sigma's Art and cinema zoom lens factory. He documented his experience in the 7-minute video above.

Video: How the Sony a9 is Made

Photo Gear News recently visited the Sony factory in Chonburi, Thailand, where the highly-acclaimed Sony a9 mirrorless camera is being manufactured. This 6.5-minute video offers a behind-the-scenes look into the factory.