SmugMug to Acquire Flickr

One of the largest, independent websites for photographers, SmugMug, has announced its intentions to purchase Flickr, an online photo and video management platform. In recent years, after being acquired by Yahoo, Flickr has received lackluster reviews from the photography world due to Yahoo’s seemingly failure at connecting with the demographic. Flickr is still widely used […]

Hurricane Maria: Before and After Night Satellite Images of Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico hard last week, leaving behind it a path of destruction including extensive power outages throughout the island, lack of clean water and mobile phone service, and extensive damage to roads and buildings that will take years to repair. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released before and after night […]

2017 EyeEm Photography Awards Announces Top 100 Finalists

The EyeEm Photography Awards has announced the 100 finalists for this year’s competition. The program, now in its 4th year, received entries from over 88,000 photographers with total submissions approaching 600,000 — making it the largest photo contest in the world. There are 5 categories: The Photojournalist, The Architect, The Great Outdoors, The Portraitist, and […]

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 bringing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 which explores […]