Cheap Photo: Canon and Nikon Ring In New Lens Savings

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Canon 35mm f1.4 L II review product images (2 of 7)ISO 2001-125 sec at f - 2.8

“I’ll tell you what, I am getting so freaking sick and tired of all these incredible camera deals being launched the last couple weeks,” said no one ever! Joking aside, today we are back with some more great deals for you that are good for the next couple weeks from Canon and Nikon. Also a good reminder that Fujifilm has some good savings still available for the rest of the month too.  Continue reading…

The Cosyspeed CAMSLINGER Streetomatic+ Can Hold Larger Mirrorless Cameras


Cosyspeed is a camera bag manufacturer that was initially known for creating some pretty suped up fanny packs for photographers. In some ways, they kind of are–but they’ve also evolved quite a bit with the company’s Streetomatic making a decent sling bag. Now, Cosyspeed is releasing their CAMSLINGER Streetomatic+. This is a camera bag that is a bit larger and designed to accommodate larger mirrorless cameras and even serious DSLRs without a grip and that have a lens attached.

What Cosyspeed has always valued is quick access to your camera, and for the most part they’ve done a pretty good job in their improvements over the years.

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Reports Say Yongnuo Gearing Up To Launch a 50mm F1.4 Lens

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer canon 50mm f1.4 product shots (1 of 3)

Could Yongnuo be gearing up to launch their own version of the Canon 50mm F/1.4? That is what some reports over on Photo Rumors are pointing to with images they received from a user.

Yongnuo has made their name in this industry with their cheap alternative products, which started with speedlights and lighting but has now expanded into lenses. Their lenses have been known to be built incredibly cheap, with outdated lens optical designs and AF motors. But in terms of the actual image quality from these very cheap lenses, it has been mostly noted to be fairly decent, in some cases even good.

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Gifts Ideas for the Polaroid Photo Fanatic


Instant film has had a sort of reemergence with the ever growing popularity of Fujifilm’s Instax cameras, and Impossible Project’s various cameras and instant films. There are a lot of new converts to the instant film phenomenon, but there are also plenty of old timers who came up with polaroids and that classic instant film.

Today we are taking a look at six great gifts for the instant film fanatic,l: everything from film to cameras. So let’s get started!

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Should You Take That Street Photograph? A Discussion on Ethics and Social Norms


You, yes you, are a banana. For today, and only on this day, you have chosen to go about your business dressed up as a banana. You’re going to brunch, doing your laundry, hanging out with friends, commuting, etc. But the entire time, you’ve chosen to do so while dressed as a banana. Out of the blue, someone decides to come take your picture in public without asking you for permission. You get angry. You tell them to stop taking pictures of you and to leave you in peace, totally alone to enjoy your ripening process.

But does that person have to right legally and ethically to take your photo?

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Ben Blennerhassett Fused His Passion For Cinematography And Travel Into A Short Film “One Heart”


Screenshot taken from video. 

Last year we featured Ben Blennerhassett’s amazing travel photography work taken at locations from all around the world here. Recently, in his trip to Spain, he has created a short film titled “One Heart” showcasing breathtaking landscapes mixed with slices of real life scenes of the streets and people there.

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No One Wants to Buy a Print of Your Photograph Because of This

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Hanging and Lighting printed photos in your home (15 of 15)ISO 4001-100 sec at f - 1.4

No one wants to buy your prints partially because of the fact that you (if you’re reading this), are most likely a nobody in the photography industry. That’s a very broad and general statement, but let me explain.

It’s a known fact that photographers have been printing less and less over the years. Part of it is because we don’t need to, and instead distribute images online through communities. This is inherently built into the current crop of photographers coming up these days. They understand Polaroids, but they don’t understand prints. Like, seriously, what do you do with them?

Of course, not all of us are of this mentality.

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