It’s time for our weekly break from the gear for a few minutes so we can enjoy another round of reader photos from the Photography Bay Flickr Group.
One of the things that I really enjoy about these sifting through these photos every week is seeing all the different kinds of cameras that people use – from point and shoots, to iPhones, to DSLRs and medium format cameras. This all just goes to show that it’s really not about the camera. That lightning photo at the top from sumoetx? Shot with a compact Canon PowerShot A720 IS.
As much as we all love cameras, lenses and other gadgets, it’s not about the gear.
Flickr user, powerpig, responded to those questioning whether the above photo, and his other chipmunk photos were all just Photoshop. Well, they’re not, and the video below is proof of how he captures these remarkable chipmunk images. [click to continue…]
Rick Norsigian purchased a box of 65 glass negatives 10 years ago at a yard sale in SoCal for $45 have been estimated to be worth at least $200 million.
These glass plate negatives were thought to have been lost long ago in a darkroom fire in 1937. Experts speculate that Adams somehow left them behind when teaching a photography glass in Pasadena in the 1940s.
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