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Solarcan Puck is a Limited-Time Palm-Sized Pinhole Solargraph Camera

Solarcan has announced Puck, a smaller limited-time version of its soda-can-shaped Sun-catching camera. The new model comes shaped like a circle and produces round instead of more traditional rectangle images. Solarcan, created by photographer Sam Cornwell, specializes in producing solargraphy cameras that don’t require any DIY skills. Anyone can use them without knowing a single …

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‘Afghan Girl’ Escapes Taliban, Evacuated to Italy

Sharbat Gulla, the Afghan woman made famous by photographer Steve McCurry’s iconic Afghan Girl photo, has escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan and has been evacuated to Italy. The 49-year-old Gulla, also known as Sharbat Bibi, received international attention as a young girl after photojournalist Steve McCurry photographed her at the Nasir Bagh refugee camp in …

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The Kodak Reelz Digitizer Converts 8mm Film Strips into MP4 Files

C+A Global, a brand licensee of Eastman Kodak, has announced the Kodak Reelz Film Digitizer, a new 8mm and Super 8 film digital converter that turns old film strips into modern MP4 files. Just like was the case with the giant inflatable backyard projector screen that was launched by C&A Marketing earlier this fall, this …

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1957 Leica MP Camera Sells for a Staggering $1.34 Million at Auction

The 39th Leitz Photographica Auction recently concluded and a rare 1957 Leica MP Black Paint edition camera went for the highest value by far, commanding a final price of 1,200,000 Euros (about $1,344,366). The Leica MP is one of only 412 ever produced, making it one of the rarest Leica models of all time. The …

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These Gloves are Keep Photographers’ Hands Warm Yet Nimble

The Heat Company has developed a line of warm and functional gloves for photographers who travel and shoot in extreme temperatures and for those who simply want to keep their hands warm during the colder seasons. With headquarters in Austria, the Heat Company originally developed its gloves for special forces and has continued to design …

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Nikon Z9 ‘Dual-Stream’ Tech Records and Displays Images with No Lag

Nikon has published a short video that further explains the “Dual-stream” technology in its upcoming Z9 flagship camera, which it says will always assure an accurate reality-to-viewfinder experience. The Dual-stream technology is part of Nikon’s technology for what it bills as a “real-live” viewfinder experience in the Z9. The company says that the tech is …

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Film Studios are Struggling to Find Crews in Exploding European Market

As Hollywood made the most out of production companies in central Europe during the pandemic, the industry in the region has now been left with large staff shortages and is struggling to keep up with the demand. Reuters reports that Hollywood picked central Europe for filming during the pandemic because the region kept its cameras …

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Chinese Photographer Slammed for ‘Stereotypical’ Dior Photo

A photo of a woman holding a Dior bag by notable Chinese photographer Chen Man has sparked controversy in China, with netizens and multiple local publications claiming it furthers stereotypes common in the West. Man’s photo was on display as part of a fashion exhibition for Dior in Shanghai but was removed after it went …

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