6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Kodak: From A Near Monopoly on Nostalgia to Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

Kodak: From A Near Monopoly on Nostalgia to Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals

Kodak’s modern business strategy is as weird to read as it is to write about. The company has jumped from one strategy to the next in an attempt to stay afloat. This 15-minute video delves into how Kodak went from near film monopoly, to n… Read the rest “Kodak: From A Near Monopoly on Nostalgia to Manufacturing Pharmaceuticals”

5. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph

The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph

Photo colorizer and restorer Hint of Time has shared an 8-minute video where he shows his process for not only colorizing an 80-year-old black and white photo, but also brings it to life with subtle animation.

While usually stopping at colo… Read the rest “The Process of Colorizing and Animating an 80-Year-Old Photograph”

31. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art

How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art

Bokeh is one of the most subjective aspects of photo or video. As Simon’s Utak says in this 20-minute discussion on its history and how it is elevating digital photography into art, we as photographers can’t even agree how to pr… Read the rest “How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art”

31. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art

How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art

Bokeh is one of the most subjective aspects of photo or video. As Simon’s Utak says in this 20-minute discussion on its history and how it is elevating digital photography into art, we as photographers can’t even agree how to pr… Read the rest “How Bokeh Evolved and How Digital Photography Elevated it to Art”

29. Dezember 2020
von Andy Romanoff
Kommentare deaktiviert für Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back

Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back

In 2018 with some trepidation I bought my first mirrorless camera, a Nikon Z7. It wasn’t because I thought it was better than the DSLR I had been using but because my old muscles were spasming with the weight of the camera I was using and I hoped t… Read the rest “Why Mirrorless Wins: We’ve Come a Long Way and I’m Not Going Back”

15. Dezember 2020
von Pat Brownewell
Kommentare deaktiviert für From Bombs to Bubbles: Repurposing a 610mm Spy Plane Lens for Macro Photos

From Bombs to Bubbles: Repurposing a 610mm Spy Plane Lens for Macro Photos

You didn’t ask to learn about bellows extension factors, but were going to cover it with the most absurd camera that you may ever see!

Built from over two sheets of plywood, scraps of 2x6s, old drywall screws, and the cheapest 610mm lens that I … Read the rest “From Bombs to Bubbles: Repurposing a 610mm Spy Plane Lens for Macro Photos”

17. November 2020
von Michael Zhang
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Camera Was Used for Aerial Photos During WWII

This Camera Was Used for Aerial Photos During WWII

Check out this absolute unit of a camera that was used to do aerial photography during World War II. Mounted on the front of the camera is a massive 2-foot long 305mm f/5 lens.

This viral photo has made the rounds on the Web in recent years, and th… Read the rest “This Camera Was Used for Aerial Photos During WWII”

12. November 2020
von Thomas Skrlj
Kommentare deaktiviert für Kenneth McKenzie’s Lost Photos from World War II

Kenneth McKenzie’s Lost Photos from World War II

I met a man who owned a ton of his uncle’s photos he took during his time in World War II. The images by Kenneth McKenzie start in Vancouver and Banff where they did their training, then all across Europe.

While there are many images like t… Read the rest “Kenneth McKenzie’s Lost Photos from World War II”

30. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für This is How a Match-Needle Exposure Meter From a 1971 Canon Works

This is How a Match-Needle Exposure Meter From a 1971 Canon Works

Technology Connections, a YouTube channel that covers a wide array of interesting technology stories, has shared this 28-minute video that explores how the Canon F1 from 1971 works, with special detail focused on the camera’s lig… Read the rest “This is How a Match-Needle Exposure Meter From a 1971 Canon Works”

29. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Online Quiz Shows How Color Can Trick You when Guessing a Photo’s Age

This Online Quiz Shows How Color Can Trick You when Guessing a Photo’s Age

Photographers know better than most: how you edit a photograph can totally chance the perception of that photo for the viewer. But a new online photo history quiz wants to make this explicit, showing how converting a photo to black-and-whi… Read the rest “This Online Quiz Shows How Color Can Trick You when Guessing a Photo’s Age”

28. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute

Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute

Photographer Catherine Panebianco—previously featured here—recently published a beautiful new photo project titled No Memory is Ever Alone that pays tribute to her father by using his old slides to bring a piece of his past into her pres… Read the rest “Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute”

28. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute

Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute

Photographer Catherine Panebianco—previously featured here—recently published a beautiful new photo project titled No Memory is Ever Alone that pays tribute to her father by using his old slides to bring a piece of his past into her pres… Read the rest “Photographer Uses Her Dad’s Slides to Create a Touching Visual Tribute”

27. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Oddly Satisfying Recording of Classic Camera Shutter Sounds

Oddly Satisfying Recording of Classic Camera Shutter Sounds

We interrupt this regular news day to bring you a short, oddly satisfying recording of classic camera shutter sounds. Created by photographer Ace Noguera, he wanted to share a showcase of vintage cameras that was both visually and aurally … Read the rest “Oddly Satisfying Recording of Classic Camera Shutter Sounds”

21. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This 140-Year-Old Metal Bird is the Origin of the Phrase ‘Watch the Birdie!’

This 140-Year-Old Metal Bird is the Origin of the Phrase ‘Watch the Birdie!’

Professional wet plate photographer Markus Hofstätter is obviously fond of historical photography processes. But his latest video doesn’t actually involve taking any photos; instead, he’s restoring a 140-year-old chi… Read the rest “This 140-Year-Old Metal Bird is the Origin of the Phrase ‘Watch the Birdie!’”

12. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

On November 21st, the 37th Annual Leitz Photographica Auction will take place in Vienna and online. And while the full catalog hasn’t been published yet, Leica has unveiled a few “highlights” for collectors to drool o… Read the rest “This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica”

12. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

On November 21st, the 37th Annual Leitz Photographica Auction will take place in Vienna and online. And while the full catalog hasn’t been published yet, Leica has unveiled a few “highlights” for collectors to drool o… Read the rest “This Leica ‘Rifle’ is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica”

8. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für How Hand-Painted Photographs Helped Introduce Japan to the World

How Hand-Painted Photographs Helped Introduce Japan to the World

When you see the term “colorized photo” you probably imagine skilled retouchers working in Photoshop, or perhaps a machine learning algorithm that does that same work automatically. But the original colorized photos were … Read the rest “How Hand-Painted Photographs Helped Introduce Japan to the World”

6. Oktober 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für This Colorized Footage of a Snowball Fight Filmed in 1886 is Captivating

This Colorized Footage of a Snowball Fight Filmed in 1886 is Captivating

Just a few days before multiple historians went on the record with WIRED to explain why people shouldn’t be colorizing old footage and photos, yet another video that does exactly that went viral online. This time, the subject was the … Read the rest “This Colorized Footage of a Snowball Fight Filmed in 1886 is Captivating”

5. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Stop Upscaling and Colorizing Photos and Videos, Historians Say

Stop Upscaling and Colorizing Photos and Videos, Historians Say

Colorizing and updating photos and footage from the past is becoming more common and much easier thanks to the advancements of AI. We’ve shared stories and images of colorized images and videos many times over the past decade, and co… Read the rest “Stop Upscaling and Colorizing Photos and Videos, Historians Say”

24. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für How Kodak is Seeking to Reinvent Itself After Failing to Adapt

How Kodak is Seeking to Reinvent Itself After Failing to Adapt

The Wall Street Journal recently released a mini-doc that tells the entire story of Kodak—a story of a once-dominant company that made its name in film, and is now seeking to reinvent itself as a drug company after struggling to adapt to a fut… Read the rest “How Kodak is Seeking to Reinvent Itself After Failing to Adapt”