Skanda Gautam Showcases the Colors of Maha Shivaratri Festival in Nepal

All images by Skanda Gautam. Used with Creative Commons permission. 

Festivals are among the events and photo opportunities sought after by photographers interested in story-driven imagery, such as documentary, travel, and street photography. It’s easy to see what makes it so captivating for both photographers and viewers alike, as we see in the vibrant festival snaps of Kathmandu-based photojournalist Skanda Gautam.

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This Rare Konica Hexanon 60mm is a Fascinating Partner for Leica Thread Mount Cameras

Care for a super rare and fast Konica Hexanon 60mm f/1.2 for your Leica thread mount camera?

If you still have one of those Leica screw mount cameras, our latest ebay find is certainly a very rare glass you might be interested in. This beautiful Konica Hexanon 60mm f/1.2 lens makes a fine pair for L39/LTM mount cameras. But you need to be fast, as this lens doesn’t go on sale very often.

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This Rare Leica M6 has a Hefty Price Tag for a Good Reason

This Leica M6 has a special feature that commands rarity and a really hefty price tag.

Do Leica cameras hold a special place in your camera shelves? We’ve got another pretty interesting gem for you to be on the look out for. Our latest ebay find is a rare and interesting version of the Leica M6, which at first glance looks like a typical M6 with a $31,442 price tag strangely attached to it. But, look closer and you’ll see why.

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Michael Schauer’s Landscapes Emphasize the Clouds and the Greenery

All images by Michael Schauer. Used with Creative Commons permission.

We like to think that landscape photographers aren’t very picky when it comes to scenic locations to capture. Sometimes, however, it’s also easy to see that some locations captivate differently than others. If you’re among those who find themselves drawn to the moody allure of misty mountainsides, you’ll certainly be delighted with outdoor and aerial photographer Michael Schauer‘s cloud gazing adventures in Switzerland.

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For $201,000; You Too Can Own This Leica M7 Titanium + 3 Lens Set

This Leica M7 Titanium and 3 lens set is for the photographer with a taste for the opulent and the ultra rare.

Still on the hunt for the rarest and the most luxurious Leica camera to add to your collection? Our latest ebay find may just be the treasure for you. Step right up and check the listing for a gorgeous set of Leica M7 Titanium with 3 lenses if you have a little over $201,000 to spare.

Another fascinating listing from ebay seller www_schouten-select_com, this mint condition Leica M7 Titanium with a set of 3 lenses is described as “an extremely luxurious set for the serious photographer.” And we should say that it is rightly so. Launched in 2004, the special edition was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Leica M system. According to Collectiblend and the Leica Lisse Store, there were only 500 sets for this edition. However, there was also another batch of 50 units released, each came with an engraving for each year (1954 – 2004) of the M production. The latter batch, of course, is deemed twice as valuable.

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Two Limited Edition Leica M6 Platinum Cameras Currently Up for Grabs on ebay

Here’s your chance to grab two out of only 150 limited edition Leica M6 Platinum 150 Jahre Optik cameras ever made.

Thinking of getting a rare vintage Leica to add to your growing camera collection? We’ve found just the right stuff for you to consider. There’s an ebay listing for two Leica M6 Platinum 150 Jahre Optik limited edition cameras with 50mm f/1.4 Summilux-M and 35mm f/2 Summicron M lenses, for a discounted buy it now price of $60,775.

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This Rare 17mm Fisheye Nikkor Lens is Selling for Nearly $75,000

Fancy a super rare 17mm Fisheye Nikkor Lens for your medium format camera?

Today, in our latest vintage gear hunt, we’re giving a heads up for anyone who fancies a fisheye lens for their medium format cameras — and a really rare one at that. There’s a 17mm f/4 Fisheye Nikkor Lens currently up for grabs on ebay, for anyone with a taste for vintage rarity, supposed Holy Grail of photography gear, and around $75,000.

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Chris Schmid’s Photographs of Musk Ox in the Cold Are Hypnotic

Chris Schmid calls the Musk Ox his Frozen Warriors in his latest project.

Photographer Chris Schmid can do absolutely no wrong when it comes to visuals. The Sony Artisan’s latest masterpiece highlights the tales of the Musk Ox, one of the less spoken about type of oxen out there. Schmid went to Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park and braved 100km/hr winds on top of freezing temperatures to photograph these mammoth beasts. To do this project, he used the Sony a7r III and the Sony a9.

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