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A Look at the Ginormous Gowlandflex Twin-Lens Reflex Camera

The Gowlandflex is a ginormous twin-lens reflex (TLR) camera invented by famous American glamour photographer Peter Gowland. The camera equipment shop Camera West got its hands on one through a trade-in and made this 3-minute video that offers a look at the unique camera.

This Photographer is Printing Photos on Algae

There are various mediums and techniques you can use to create prints of your photos, but have you considered using algae? That's what photographer Russell Marx has been experimenting with, and the result is impressive.

Photos of an Aerobatic Helicopter Doing Stunts Over New York City

With the Bethpage Air Show just around the corner on Memorial Day, professional Red Bull Pilot Aaron Fitzgerald took to the skies above New York City to give the people below a sneak peek of the aerobatic displays. The stunts were captured in a series of unusual photos by photographer Predrag Vuckovic.

Samsung Unveils a Vertical TV for Viewing Instagram

Samsung has announced an unusual new TV that's designed for "the millennial generation." It's a 43-inch vertical screen that's optimized for viewing the same social media content you enjoy on your phone. In case, you know, you've always wanted to browse your Instagram feed on the big screen.

Photographer Spots Mother Duck with Giant Brood of 76 Ducklings

This photo may look like the result of a photographer going too crazy with Photoshop's Clone Stamp, but it's a real photo of an actual duck family. Minnesota-based wildlife photographer Brent Cizek was at Lake Bemidji back in June when he spotted this mother duck leading a ginormous blood of over 50 ducklings.

This Photographer Uses a Quad-Flash

Godox recently released its new EC-200 extension head (AKA Flashpoint eVOLV 200) for the Godox AD200 TTL Pocket Flash (AKA Flashpoint eVOLV 200). Celebrity photographer Markus Klinko decided to combine four extenders and flashes into this unusual-looking quad-flash.

I Shot Photos of Cameras Placed on Film

Last summer, I visited Gifford Stevens at his home in Bradley, Maine. He was one of the best teachers I've ever had. He taught English at Hampden Academy.

Wedding Photographer Captures Owl ‘Attacking’ Best Man

UK wedding photographer Stacey Oliver was photographing a castle wedding ceremony earlier this month when an owl was brought out to bring the rings down the aisle. Things didn't exactly go according to plan, resulting in a series of very memorable wedding photos.

Man Discovers His $15 ‘Zorki’ Camera is a $800 Leica in Disguise

The Zorki is a series of 35mm rangefinder cameras that were made in the Soviet Union from 1948 and 1978. Since they were originally designed to be cheap Leica clones, it's not uncommon to find fake Leica cameras that are actually modified Zorkis. But one Russian camera collector recently found the opposite: his $15 Zorki turned out to be an $800 Leica.

When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse…

As a photographer, I’m asked to shoot unusual assignments sometimes, but I’m always up for the challenge! I started getting into photography a few years ago when my wife told me she wanted some good photos of our kids as they were growing up. She got me a Samsung NX500 camera and I fell in love with photography, teaching myself everything I know from watching YouTube videos.

Wanted: Consummation Photographer

There's boudoir photography, and then there's... this. A reader spotted this strange "wedding photographer needed" ad posted on Craigslist by someone in Wisconsin. Apparently there's an engaged couple looking for a wedding photographer who's willing to double as a consummation photographer.