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Leitz Summicron 35mm f/2 Type I

Leitz Summicron 35mm f/2 Type I | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
The art of designing optical system fascinates me. Most fascinating is that lens designers are still using the same centuries-old methods and concepts; even though today’s photographic lens design ...
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No matter if it was the classic type I or the “Bokeh King”, this Leica legacy Summicron 35mm line had captured many iconic photos by legendary photographers like Helmut Newton, Marry Ellen Mark, Diane Arbus and Ernst Haas.

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
A blog entry explains why a journal and a voice recorder are as important as a camera. This entry also introduces readers to Hipstamatic's Oggl, Evernote and Headspace apps.
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About Lenses: Chromatic Aberration, Circle of Confusion & Depth of Field

About Lenses: Chromatic Aberration, Circle of Confusion & Depth of Field | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
In photography, the lens is my eye while my eyes become the brain of the camera—the control center where the decisions about compositions and other adjustments is made. To me, the quality of the le...
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Sunny Day in La-La Land

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My recent adventure with a Fujifilm X-Pro 1 and a Carl Zeiss Biogon T* 1:2.8 f=28mm in Venice Beach, California. The result of this body and lens combination is beautiful.

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Blinded by Colors

Blinded by Colors | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
Black and white photography is all about recognizing and controlling the relationship between the abstraction of photography and the reality of our colorful world. It is the foundation of photograp...
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Metaphor Online » Polaroid 8”x10” The Impossible Project

Metaphor Online » Polaroid 8”x10” The Impossible Project | Camera Bag | Scoop.it

Retro is definitely in. History is back in fashion. Analogue film’s quality is an artist’s conceptual nirvana. The NY Times blog announces the return of 8″x10″ film thanks to The Impossible Project.

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Quikdraw: A Lens Holster Belt that Uses Mounts Instead of Bags

Quikdraw: A Lens Holster Belt that Uses Mounts Instead of Bags | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
If you were challenged to a duel by a renegade photographer, how quickly would you be able to draw your lens? Would you be able to Quikdraw?Wanting a better way to swap lenses on-the-go, Phoenix-b...
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Matthieu Belin on KAIAK.TW | 城市美學的新態度

Matthieu Belin on KAIAK.TW | 城市美學的新態度 | Camera Bag | Scoop.it

"Chengdu Summer Breeze" from Matthieu Belin, LIFE's fashion photographer, using the summer breeze in Chengdu as a theme for this poetic photography project. Belin's work has published in Vogue, GQ, Elle, Surface, Life, Bazaar, Wallpaper and other magazines...

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Reinventing Instant Film in an Age of Instant Imagery

Reinventing Instant Film in an Age of Instant Imagery | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
The Impossible Project has resurrected large format instant film - dead since 2009 - and the results of the first experimental batch will be on display at the Impossible Project Space in New York.
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20 Very Useful Photography Tips And Tricks | Top Design Magazine - Web Design and Digital Content

20 Very Useful Photography Tips And Tricks | Top Design Magazine - Web Design and Digital Content | Camera Bag | Scoop.it

With a long exposure, a simple light source and a pinch of creativity you can create stunning light painting shots with ease.Painting with light is a fantastic photography technique where you illuminate parts of your scene with a torch or other light, to add emphasis and colour to certain objects during a long exposure.

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ND grad filters: what every photographer should know | Digital Camera World

ND grad filters: what every photographer should know | Digital Camera World | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
Learn how to use ND grad filters properly with this definitive guide, which explains how they work, how they should be positioned and more.
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Street in Colors: the Mighty X Compact Camera System

Street in Colors: the Mighty X Compact Camera System | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
A street photography experience with the Fujifilm X-M1 camera and Fujinon Super EBC XF 27mm 1:2.8 lens.
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From Mozi to Polaroid: A Concise History of Photography

From Mozi to Polaroid: A Concise History of Photography | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
We all acknowledged that the camera obscura was the oldest form of modern digital cameras we've seen and used today. But could you guess who was the first man experimented with the camera obscura a...
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Digital Compact Cameras: The Big Picture

Digital Compact Cameras: The Big Picture | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
To me, photographic gear is like gourmet food. I see cameras as the entrées, lenses and other equipment are the side dishes and wines. While compact cameras are the sweet desserts. Sometimes, the d...
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The Picture Language

The Picture Language | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
“Why do we take pictures?” We all take pictures for different purposes. To some of us, it’s a hobby. To others, it’s an art. To me, it’s for collecting information and...
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Sigma Announces Programmable Lenses | Camera Dojo

Sigma Announces Programmable Lenses | Camera Dojo | Camera Bag | Scoop.it

Along with the new lenses announced this week at Photokina is a whole new way to customize your lenses. Sigma has created a new piece of software ( SIGMA Optimization Pro) that can update the lens firmware and adjust parameters such as focus. The focus limiter is also customizable for Sports lenses. Using a special USB Dock, the user will be able...

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Seagull Steals Camera, Films Itself Flying Off Into the Sunset

Seagull Steals Camera, Films Itself Flying Off Into the Sunset | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
Be careful not to leave your camera unattended when animals are nearby -- you never know what might happen. We've shared a number of videos in the past of animals such as monkeys, octopi, sharks, and ...
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Instagram Socialmatic Camera to Go from Concept to Physical Product

Instagram Socialmatic Camera to Go from Concept to Physical Product | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
Do you remember the Instagram Socialmatic? It's a concept camera that made the rounds on the Internet back in May -- a camera that lets people snap photos, share them online, and print them out as squ...
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Hilarious Customer Reviews for the Sigma 200-500mm Lens on Amazon

Hilarious Customer Reviews for the Sigma 200-500mm Lens on Amazon | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
Of all the camera lenses offered on Amazon, the $26,000 35-pound giant green Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 probably has the funniest customer reviews and images.Here's a sampling:Almost better tha...
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::: The Travel Photographer :::: The Leica Monochrome...And Other B&W Thoughts

::: The Travel Photographer :::: The Leica Monochrome...And Other B&W Thoughts | Camera Bag | Scoop.it

I pass no judgement at this stage on the merits of the Leica Monochrome, and whether its $8000 price tag is justified or not. For a few photographers, it will be...for the majority of us, it certainly isn't.

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Try Using Kodak Yellow in Landscape Photography

Try Using Kodak Yellow in Landscape Photography | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
In today's photo tip, let's talk a bit about color. Color can make or break an image, depending on how it is used. This article will discuss a color concept that is a big time compositional rule - but may be new to you...
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Reddit Photographer Captures Candid Marriage Proposal

Reddit Photographer Captures Candid Marriage Proposal | Camera Bag | Scoop.it
When Joel Bush popped the question in an Austin park, he had no idea the Internet would be watching.
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