42 Unique Gifts for Photographers

Gift shopping for birthdays and holidays can be a joy or a burden, depending on who you're shopping for. It can be especially difficult to shop for someone who already has everything, or who doesn't say what they want. Fortunately, if that person is a photographer, there's always something awesome you can get. Here's a list of 42 unique gifts for photographers, organized … [Read more...]

Clakit Strap Packs: Secure Storage Attached to Backpacks for Phones, Passports, and More

Clakit is a company that has created a product that transforms backpack straps into easily accessible, secure storage. For photographers who are used to carrying around their gear in a backpack and want to keep their smartphone or documents in a convenient location while traveling, these pouches are something to consider trying out. The Strap Pack is a pouch for phones, … [Read more...]

20 Sweet T-Shirts for Photographers

Whether you've been taking pictures for 30 years or just got your first camera, wearing a photography-themed t-shirt is an easy way to show off your passion. (That, and wearing a big camera around your neck.) Besides sharing your hobby or profession, a photography shirt can also be convenient to wear for outdoor photo shoots. Then, you won't get any of your other clothes … [Read more...]

Lensbaby Velvet 56 Nikon Review and Sample Images

Aptly named for the velvety, glowing tones it lends to digital images, the Velvet 56 from Lensbaby is a worthwhile addition to your bag of lenses -- particularly if you’re an avid portrait, nature, macro, or fine-art photographer. A 56mm f/1.6 with 1:2 macro capabilities for SLR cameras, this manual focus portrait lens enables photographers to move seamlessly from … [Read more...]

Glaukar 3.1: A Lens Reborn Promises To Liberate Your Portrait Photography

When a pair of German photographers, whose clients include Rolls Royce, Redken, and Chopard, set out to create the perfect portrait lens, they turned to their history lessons for inspiration. Benedikt Ernst and Firat Bagdu, present-day professional photographers who specialize in portrait, wedding, and fashion photography, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign aimed at … [Read more...]

Startup Aims to Put the “Insta” Back Into Instagram with the Citograph 35mm

If you’ve ever wished for a lens that combined the convenience of a smartphone with the quality of an SLR, this product is for you. German startup C.P. Goerz recently launched the Citograph 35mm, an ultra-thin, always-in-focus lens for your point-and-shoot designed to revolutionize spontaneous photography and put the "Insta" back into Instagram. Because of the lens’ fixed … [Read more...]

Limited Edition Camera Posters that Celebrate Nikon’s 100 Year Anniversary

To celebrate Nikon's 100 year anniversary, 10 limited edition 19.5" X 19.5" posters have been released on Level.Press, each featuring one of Nikon's iconic cameras. Just 100 first edition prints are available per design, each printed on on archival fine paper, framed and matted, hand-numbered, and embossed with a special seal. All orders will be shipped after July 25, 2017, … [Read more...]

Hasselblad Teams Up With Supercar Manufacturer Koenigsegg to Celebrate Scandinavian Technology and Design

Swedish company Hasselblad, a leading manufacturer of medium format cameras and lenses, recently teamed up with Koenigsegg, a Swedish manufacturer of high-performance sports cars, on a project that celebrates Scandinavian technology and design. Ming Thein, Hasselblad's Chief of Strategy, worked as the photographer and creative director that put together this unique visual story … [Read more...]

7 Waterproof Cameras for Vlogging

Vlogging (a blog in which postings are video) has really taken off in the last couple of years. Vloggers and video makers like Casey Neistat, Roman Atwood, Logan Paul, and more have created YouTube channels with millions of subscribers, simply creating creative vlogs about their life, doing pranks, or other creative stories that might be interesting to their audience. Many of … [Read more...]

24 Interesting Pictures of Cameras

Photography gear can be an obsession for photographers. That dedication to what's new has become so popular that there are websites and YouTube channels dedicated to just featuring what's next with Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji, and every other brand out there that makes cameras, bags, lenses, and whatever else can be found in a photographer's arsenal. That being said, it's still … [Read more...]